Macon, GA (population: 94,286) has three math schools within its city limits. Mercer University, the highest ranked school in the city with a math program, has a total student population of 8,072. It is the 246th highest ranked school in the USA and the 5th highest in the state of Georgia (#1 is Emory University).
Math students from Macon schools who go on to become mathematicians, math teachers, biomathematicians, actuaries, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 2,770 people working as mathematicians alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $93,920. Also, Statisticians make on average $75,220 per year and there are about 21,370 of them employed in the US today.
Macon lies in Bibb county, which is one of the 106 counties in Georgia. Overall, the Macon area has 95,530 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 2% unemployment rate, $17/hr average worker wage, and a $36,140 average annual salary.
Of the 3 math schools in Macon, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Mercer University comes out as the most expensive ($18,050/yr) for math students, with Macon State College as the lowest, reported at only $6,379/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Macon|
|Warner Robins||GA||64,183||3||21.3509||61||16.0 miles|
|Fort Valley||GA||-||1||21.9471||51||23.8 miles|
|East Point||GA||43,748||1||19.2965||19||74.1 miles|
|North Atlanta||GA||51,827||0||-||0||80.5 miles|
|Phenix City||AL||-||1||9.50663||23||82.1 miles|