Macon/Bibb County At-A-Glance

Population: Bibb County – 155,170 (2004 Census estimate)

Government: Bibb – five member commission; Macon – mayor and 15-member city council

Unemployment: 6.6 percent (Oct. 2005)

Median Household Income: $34,532 (1999)

Largest Employers: The Medical Center of Central Georgia, 5,195; GEICO, 3,634; Bibb County Board of Education, 3,500; city of Macon, 1,606; Mercer University, 1,360; Coliseum Medical Centers, 1,300; R.J. Reynolds Tobacco, 1,251

Sources: Greater Macon Chamber of Commerce, Georgia Dept. of Labor, U.S. Census

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