Macedon is a town in Wayne County, New York, United States. The population was 9,148 at the 2010 census.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 38.9 square miles (100.6 km²), of which, 38.7 square miles (100.2 km²) of it is land and 0.2 square miles (0.4 km²) of it (0.44%) is water.
Macedon is bordered by the towns of Walworth to the north, Palmyra to the east, Farmington (Ontario County) to the south, and Perinton (Monroe County) to the west.
East-West off branch of NY 31New York State Route 31F and New York State Route 350 intersect east-west New York State Route 31 at Macedon village.
As of the census of 2010, there were 9,148 people, 3,650 households, and 2,583 families residing in the town. The population density was 235.2 people per square mile (91.3/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 95.9% White, 0.8% Black or African American, 0.2% Native American, 1.1% Asian, 0.4% from other races, and 1.6% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.44% of the population.
There were 3,650 households out of which 31.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 55.8% were married couples living together, 10.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 29.2% were non-families. 23.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.50 and the average family size was 2.95.
In the town, the population was spread out with 26.5% under the age of 20, 4.7% from 20 to 24, 25.3% from 25 to 44, 30.6% from 45 to 64, and 12.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 41.1 years. For every 100 females, there were 99.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 98.0 males.
The median income for a household in the town was $76,146, and the median income for a family was $85,181. Males had a median income of $64,392 versus $41,594 for females. The per capita income for the town was $29,551. About 1.0% of families and 2.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including 2.3% of those under age 18 and 0.8% of those age 65 or over.
There were 3,381 housing units at an average density of 86.9 per square mile (33.7/km²). 6.0% of housing units were vacant.
There were 3,650 occupied housing units in the town. 2,831 were owner-occupied units (77.6%), while 819 were renter-occupied (22.4%). The homeowner vacancy rate was 1.5% of total units. The rental unit vacancy rate was 10.8%.
Macedon New York neighborhoods include: Atlantic Ave, East Penfield, Evergreen Hills, Gananda Pkwy, Kemp – Erie, Peacock Circle, Rausler, West Walworth / Rolford, Wilson Road Macedon