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Expert Senior Living Advisors from A Place for Mom can help direct you to Independent Living communities. Together, we will find the perfect fit for your loved one; and we will provide direction and support as needed. We partner with 299 Independent Living communities in Macon and the surrounding area, so there are many options to choose from. A Place for Mom is the largest senior living referral service in North America, and we can help you make a good choice at no cost to you.

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Antebellum on Arlington

684 Arlington Place, Macon, GA 31201

(877) 616-7329

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Antebellum Arlington Place in Historic Downtown Macon is located near Middle Georgia's largest hospital, along with cathedrals, churches and synagogues. Only one mile from Interstate 75, Antebellum Arlington Place is convenient for visitors to find. It sits privately on a hill, with secured...

St. Paul Apartments

1330 Forsyth Street, Macon, GA 31201

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St. Paul Apartments are senior apartments located in the city of Macon, GA, in Bibb county. The city offers great shopping at The Shoppes at River Mall, Eisenhower Crossing and Macon Mall. There is always something going on in the city, from music festivals to The Georgia State Fair, and...

Magnolia Manor of Macon

194 Pierce Avenue, Macon, GA 31204

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Magnolia Manor of Macon is located in the heart of the city and is convenient to both downtown and Riverside. There are an abundance of activities and events our Macon residents enjoy, including the annual Cherry Blossom Festival. Independent Living within a caring community is the key to life...


300 Charter Boulevard, Macon, GA 31210

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Pinegate provides a fulfilling, independent lifestyle in a welcoming environment. Pinegate provides you with peaceful seclusion in the middle of it all. Take time to relax and enjoy the beautiful Georgia countryside, or if you feel like stepping out, the Macon Mall is just minutes away. The...

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The Gables at Wolf Creek

5228 Forsyth Rd, #281, Macon, GA 31210

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Conveniently located in prestigious North Macon, The Gables are nestled within the beautifully landscaped area of Wolf Creek. Churches, banks, restaurants and shopping are only five minutes away. Our luxurious but affordable patio homes are available with one and two bedroom floor plans with...

The Oaks - Peake

400 Foster Road, Macon, GA 31210

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The Oaks - Peake provides a senior living community to those seniors who are looking to make Macon, GA their home. This community is located in a city that offers much to do and see. Macon is a part of Bibb County, and it provides entertainment and attractions to residents and guests. Those...

The Cottages on Wesleyan

1633 Wesleyan Dr, Macon, GA 31210

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The Cottages on Wesleyan offers maintenance free living in a beautifully designed and luxurious community. Both independent and assisted living options are designed with the needs of seniors and active adults in mind. Our Independent Living community specializes in providing homes that meet every...

Forsyth Station

165 Brooklyn Ave, Forsyth, GA 31029

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Forsyth Station is an active 55 plus adult gated community that will be comprised of 60 residences located in the city limits of Forsyth and within walking distance of the Historic Courthouse Square. The residents will be able to choose between one or two bedroom floor plans. These beautiful...

Pecan Hills of Milledgeville

900 W Montgomery St, Milledgeville, GA 31061

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The Cottages at Woodland Terrace

1010 Fernwood Dr, Milledgeville, GA 31061

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The Cottages at Woodland Terrace is a gated, luxury patio home community specially designed for seniors. Located in Milledgeville, Georgia, The Cottages are just a one and a half hour drive from Atlanta. If your parents are tired of running around in the rat race and want to settle down a bit,...

Water Oaks

25 S. Lashley St, Reynolds, GA 31076

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Waters Oaks opened to the public in 2008 and is a brand new spacious one bedroom garden style apartment complex. Nestled in the town of Reynolds, Georgia this quiet community is 28 apartments for independent seniors looking for a good home. Community transport options allow easy access to...

Camellia Manor

Jordan Street and State Route 128 Bypass, Oglethorpe, GA 31068

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Camellia Manor Senior Apartments opened in 2007. The 33 unit complex is an open site design with spacious one bedroom apartments. Camellia Manor offers independent living with the city of Oglethorpe close by and county transport options for shopping and healthcare close by. An on-site...

Oconee House

126 Parks Mill Rd, Buckhead, GA 30625

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Oconee House is a senior living community located near the banks of Lake Oconee in Oconee, Georgia. Oconee House is located in a quiet, rural area of central Georgia where senior residents can enjoy a bounty of outdoor activities at one of the four large country clubs that are only minutes away....

Greenwood Place Assisted Living

949 West Elm Street, Wrightsville, GA 31096

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Providing personalized, individual care, Greenwood Place Assisted Living gives seniors the chance to live life to the fullest in an assisted living environment. Maintaining dignity is important to seniors and Greenwood Place individualizes its care to provide our residents with the most freedom...

Savannah Court of Lake Oconee

1061 Willow Run Road, Greensboro, GA 30642

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Savannah Court of Lake Oconee offers gracious hospitality in a comfortable and elegant atmosphere. You'll fall in love with our beautiful courtyards and spacious porches—true 'meeting places' for residents. At Savannah Court, the accent is on familiarity. Quaint and relaxed common areas...

The Glen at Lake Oconee

1070 Old Salem Rd, Greensboro, GA 30642

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For retirement-aged individuals in prestigious Reynolds Lake Oconee who wish to preserve the affluent lifestyle they have come to love, The Glen offers vibrant resort-style senior living set apart by signature service, sophistication, and unparalleled excellence in independent living, assisted...

Magnolia Manor

2001 South Lee Street, Americus, GA 31709

(877) 616-7329

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Magnolia Manor's corporate office and longest operating senior community is located in the Southwest Georgia town of Americus. All levels of care are provided on the Americus Campus: independent living, assisted living, skilled nursing and memory care. Moreover, a Wellness Center for Magnolia...

The Retreat at Conyers

1504 Renaissance Dr, Conyers, GA 30012

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It's a beautiful lifestyle at REMINGTON HOUSE! We appreciate your interest in our community. REMINGTON HOUSE provides a level of service that is suited for just about everyone. Our apartments allow residents to enjoy community life while still providing a high degree of privacy, independence, and...

Palms of Lake Spivey

8080 Summit Bus Parkway, Jonesboro, GA 30236

(877) 616-7329

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Ideally situated minutes from downtown Atlanta, The Palms at Lake Spivey is Located just off Interstate 75 in Lake Spivey, Georgia. A cozy community located in between Stockbridge and Jonesboro. Enjoy resort style, all inclusive living here at The Palms at Lake Spivey. We will keep you busy with...

Somerby of Peachtree City

200 Rockaway Road, Peachtree City, GA 30269

(877) 616-7329

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Somerby is a charming senior living community in Peachtree City, GA offering Independent, Assisted and Memory Care living options. Somerby is a short drive from Atlanta, and within minutes of convenient dining and shopping areas in the comfortable town of Peachtree City. However, our residents...

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Learn More About Independent Living in Macon, GA

Macon offers the modern conveniences of an independent metropolitan area, along with a vibrant downtown area with a range of attractions for all ages. Diverse shopping and dining options are widely available for fun-filled town outings, while nature-loving residents have easy access to city and state parks for peaceful retreats.

Independent living communities — also known simply as retirement communities — in Macon are geared towards seniors who are able to live on their own, without daily assistance, and prefer to live among people their age. This usually means residents are self-sufficient and do not require hands-on care. Think of Macon retirement communities as age-restricted (typically 55+) complexes, which provide organized activities, meal services, and transportation.

Cost of Independent Living in Macon, GA

The median monthly cost of independent living is about $2,000 in Macon and $2,100 within the metropolitan area. The median monthly cost of independent living in the state of Georgia is around $2,600.

Learn More About Macon, GA

Cost of Living

The total household expenses associated with living in Macon are rated 11 points below the national average. Grocery and other essential costs are also rated below the average, indicating that Macon is relatively affordable.

Index Scores

All index scores are based on a scale that has the national average set at 100. A score of 200 indicates that the cost is twice as expensive as the national average, while a score of 50 indicates that the cost is half as expensive.

Household ExpensesHealth CareInsuranceEntertainmentGroceryClothing897880899391

Income and Housing

Median income age 45-64Median income age 65+Median household incomeAverage individual incomeMedian employee salaryAverage property taxOne-bedroom apartment gross rent estimate$27,204 per year$28,849 per year$23,566 per year$11,700 per year$34,416 per year$422 per year$706 per month

Local Hospitals

The top hospitals that service Macon include:

Coliseum Northside Hospital

  • Facility type: corporate, short-term acute care
  • Bed count: 80+
  • Specialties: emergency department, ICU, spine surgery

Coliseum Medical Center

  • Facility type: corporate, short-term acute care
  • Bed count: 240+
  • Specialties: emergency department, ICU, physical therapy

Medical Center Navicent Health

  • Facility type: governmental, short-term acute care
  • Bed count: 630+
  • Specialties: emergency department, ICU, joint replacement

Weather and Climate

Macon’s climate is classified as humid subtropical, which means moderate amounts of rain and mild winters with little to no snowfall. The average humidity level is 68%, and humidity levels are often highest during August at about 72%.

Seasonal Temperatures

January AverageJanuary MaximumJanuary Minimum46°F57°F35°F

July AverageJuly MaximumJuly Minimum81°F92°F75°F

Air Quality

  • Relative Air Quality Index: 91

This index is based on a scale that has the national average set at 100. A score of 200 indicates twice the presence of air pollutants than the national average, while a score of 50 indicates half the presence.


  • Average Annual Precipitation: 45″

Demographics and Values

Population Statistics

Median agePercent of population over 65PopulationPopulation DensityAverage Household Size3318.1%28,2701,012 per square mile2.7

Race & Ethnicity

American Indian or Alaskan NativeAsianBlackHispanic or LatinoNative Hawaiian or Pacific IslanderTwo or More RacesWhite (not Hispanic or Latino)0.6%1.4%60.7%4.5%0.1%1.2%32.8%

These figures were taken from the most recent U.S. Census.

LGBTQ+ Inclusivity

These scores were taken from the 2019 Human Rights Campaign’s Municipal Equality Index.

  • Non-discrimination laws in Columbus: 0/30
  • Overall inclusivity: 61/100

2016 Presidential Election Results for Bibb County


Arts, Culture, Entertainment, and Recreation

Some of the most popular museums and historic sites in Macon include:

  • Museum of Arts and Sciences
  • Tubman Museum
  • Sidney Lanier Cottage
  • Cannonball House

Outdoor attractions in Macon:

  • Central City Park
  • Tattnall Square Park
  • Amerson River Park
  • Ocmulgee Mounds National Historical Park
  • High Falls State Park

Macon’s top entertainment destinations and shopping districts are:

  • AmStar Macon, The Grand Opera House
  • Mulberry Street Festival
  • Winter Arts Festival
  • Macon Mall
  • The Shoppes at River Crossing


Macon Transit Authority operates bus routes throughout Bibb County. For eligible residents, MTA also offers paratransit services and senior discounts. The city of Macon has recently made efforts toward making its downtown area more bicycle friendly by installing bike racks, bike lanes, and increased street lighting. Taxis and rideshare services, like Uber and Lyft, are also available in Macon.

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