McDonough, Georgia Population 2024

31,186

McDonough is a city located in Henry County Georgia. McDonough has a 2024 population of 31,186. It is also the county seat of Henry County.McDonough is currently growing at a rate of 1.38% annually and its population has increased by 6.32% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 29,332 in 2020.

The average household income in McDonough is $91,588 with a poverty rate of 10.41%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in McDonough is 31 years, 28.3 years for males, and 35.8 years for females.

McDonough Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of McDonough was:

  • Black or African American: 72.53%
  • White: 16.02%
  • Two or more races: 7.97%
  • Asian: 1.85%
  • Other race: 1.55%
  • Native American: 0.08%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
State
Georgia
Land Area (mi²)
12.6 sq mi
Density (mi²)
2,471.20/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
6.32% (1,854)
The current population of McDonough, Georgia is 31,186 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 29,332.

McDonough, Georgia Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
Black or African American21,13172.53%
White4,66716.02%
Two or more races2,3227.97%
Asian5391.85%
Other race4521.55%
Native American230.08%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
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Black or African American

White

Two or more races

Asian

Other race

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

McDonough Population by Race

McDonough Population Pyramid 2024

McDonough Median Age

31

Total

28.3

Male

35.8

Female

McDonough Adults

There are 21,370 adults, (2,394 of whom are seniors) in McDonough.

McDonough Age Dependency

53.5

Age Dependency Ratio

12.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.9

Child Dependency Ratio

McDonough Sex Ratio

Female14,44049.56%
Male14,69450.44%

McDonough Population by Age

McDonough Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All9,6952.9249.950.1
Married4,2633.7267.732.3
Non Family2,9351.2226.473.6
Female2,0743.4945.254.8
Male4233.7555.844.2
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3.54

Average Family Size

2.92

Average Household Size

49.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

McDonough Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

McDonough Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

McDonough Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 32.39%.

McDonough Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$44,266

Average Earnings

$50,048

Average Male

$37,909

Average Female

McDonough Earnings by Educational Attainment

McDonough Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

McDonough Language

90.04% of McDonough residents speak only English, while 9.96% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.28% of the population.

McDonough Language

McDonough Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Black20,6672,37111.47%
White3,8262526.59%
Asian53915628.94%
Multiple2,313883.8%
Other4467617.04%
Hispanic1,923763.95%
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10.41%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.14%

Male Poverty Rate

13.67%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in McDonough

The race most likely to be in poverty in McDonough is Asian, with 28.94% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in McDonough is Multiple, with 3.8% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.37%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 15.08%.

McDonough Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade29.43%
High School10.52%
Some College5.9%
Bachelors or Greater1.55%
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McDonough Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed66.01%
Male Unemployed7.18%
Female Employed4.89%
Male Employed1.32%
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McDonough Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

McDonough Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

McDonough Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

40.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.4%

Male Marriage Rate

34.9%

Female Marriage Rate

McDonough Married by Age and Sex

male

female

McDonough Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

McDonough Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

McDonough Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

1,821

Number of Veterans

1,414

Male Veterans

407

Female Veterans

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McDonough Veterans by War

count

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McDonough Veterans by Age

count

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McDonough Veterans by Race

McDonough Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

2.19%

Veteran Poverty Rate

22.6%

Veteran Disability Rate

McDonough Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

69.9%

Labor Force Participation

64.9%

Employment Rate

6.2%

Unemployment Rate

McDonough Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

McDonough Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

McDonough Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

48.07%

Born in McDonough

89.57%

Native Born

10.43%

Foreign Born

3.8%

Non Citizen

6.63%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

89.57% of McDonough residents were born in the United States, with 48.07% having been born in Georgia. 3.8% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

McDonough Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202933,3014231.29%
202832,8784231.3%
202732,4554231.32%
202632,0324231.34%
202531,6094231.36%
202431,1864231.38%
202330,7634231.39%
202230,3404231.41%
202129,9175851.99%
202029,3322,77310.44%
201926,5591,0214%
201825,5381,0524.3%
201724,4868503.6%
201623,6365672.46%
201523,0693841.69%
201422,6852140.95%
201322,4712501.13%
201222,221140.06%
201122,2072571.17%
201021,95013,457158.45%
20008,4935,564189.96%
19902,9291515.44%
19802,7781033.85%
19702,675
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McDonough Population by Year