McDonough, Georgia Population 2021

28,808
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McDonough is a city located in Henry County Georgia. It is also the county seat of Henry County. With a 2020 population of 28,808, it is the 42nd largest city in Georgia and the 1344th largest city in the United States . McDonough is currently growing at a rate of 3.67% annually and its population has increased by 30.45% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 22,084 in 2010. McDonough reached it's highest population of 28,808 in 2021. Spanning over 13 miles, McDonough has a population density of 2,283 people per square mile.

The average household income in McDonough is $70,951 with a poverty rate of 10.98%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,137 per month, and the median house value is $164,100. The median age in McDonough is 32.1 years, 29.5 years for males, and 34.9 years for females.

McDonough Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 66.82%
  • White: 25.06%
  • Two or more races: 5.39%
  • Other race: 1.62%
  • Asian: 1.08%
  • Native American: 0.03%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of McDonough, Georgia is 28,808 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 25,748.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 22,084.

McDonough, Georgia Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American16,60566.82%
White6,22925.06%
Two or More Races1,3405.39%
Some Other Race4021.62%
Asian2691.08%
American Indian and Alaska Native70.03%
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McDonough Population by Race

McDonough Population Pyramid $2021

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McDonough Median Age

32.1


Total

29.5


Male

34.9


Female

McDonough Adults

There are 18,371 adults, (1,986 of whom are seniors) in McDonough.

McDonough Age Dependency

51.7

Age Dependency Ratio

12.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.6

Child Dependency Ratio

McDonough Sex Ratio

Female

14,006

56.36%

Male

10,846

43.64%

McDonough Population by Age

McDonough Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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McDonough Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male86.6%13.4%
Married62.1%37.9%
All45.3%54.7%
Female35%65%
Non Family28.6%71.4%

45.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

McDonough Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All8,5432.845.3
Married3,3813.4962.1
Non Family2,7651.2228.6
Female2,1293.735
Male2683.1486.6

3.48

Average Family Size

2.8

Average Household Size

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McDonough Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2551.64%
9th to 12th Grade8905.74%
High School Graduate4,71830.43%
Some College3,72324.01%
Associates Degree1,2137.82%
Bachelors Degree3,18220.53%
Graduate Degree1,5229.82%
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McDonough Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

McDonough Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Black9,9879,2983,114
White4,0373,6521,176
Hispanic928866231
2+ Races485485152
Other Race34232478
Asian235226121
Native American777

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

McDonough Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$36,503$40,133$32,375
Less Than 9th Grade$21,362$38,594$13,911
High School Graduate$29,688$34,502$18,421
Some College$35,160$43,884$27,165
Bachelors Degree$42,155$41,931$42,371
Graduate Degree$59,698$63,977$58,578

$36,503

Average Earnings

$40,133

Average Male

$32,375

Average Female

McDonough Earnings by Educational Attainment

McDonough Language by Age

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McDonough Language

90.73% of McDonough residents speak only English, while 9.27% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.29% of the population.

McDonough Language

McDonough Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black16,0961,87711.66%
White5,1414739.20%
Hispanic1,54830219.51%
Multiple1,33020015.04%
Other4026816.92%
Native77100.00%

10.98%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.20%

Male Poverty Rate

13.05%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in McDonough

The race most likely to be in poverty in McDonough is Native, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in McDonough is White, with 9.20% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.43%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.97%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 16.60%.

McDonough Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade20.76%
Some College8.76%
High School8.13%
Bachelors or Greater2.52%

McDonough Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed27.00%
Male Unemployed6.93%
Female Employed5.30%
Male Employed2.75%

McDonough Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

McDonough Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$63,108$70,951
Families$69,808$78,084
Married Families$80,727-
Non Families$41,975$52,170
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Income by Household Type

McDonough Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

38.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

45.4%

Male Marriage Rate

32.4%

Female Marriage Rate

McDonough Married by Age and Sex

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McDonough Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

McDonough Marital Status by Race

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McDonough Marital Status

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1,595

Number of Veterans

1,251

Male Veterans

344

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War679
First Gulf War666
Vietnam238
Korea28
World War II19

McDonough Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 54681
18 to 34347
55 to 64237
65 to 74214
75+116

McDonough Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
Black1,1159.22%
White3637.37%
Hispanic645.82%
2+ Races598.82%
Other Race5515.71%
Asian31.12%

McDonough Veterans by Race

McDonough Veterans by Education

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2.09%

Veteran Poverty Rate

23.34%

Veteran Disability Rate

McDonough Veterans by Education

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67.3%

Labor Force Participation

62.2%

Employment Rate

7.3%

Unemployment Rate

McDonough Employment by Age

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McDonough Employment by Race

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McDonough Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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43.34%

Born in McDonough

91.41%

Native Born

8.59%

Foreign Born

2.67%

Non Citizen

5.92%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

91.41% of McDonough residents were born in the United States, with 43.34% having been born in Georgia. 2.67% 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

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202128,8081,0203.67%
202027,7881,0203.81%
201926,7681,0203.96%
201825,7481,0444.23%
201724,7048613.61%
201623,8435672.44%
201523,2763831.67%
201422,8932100.93%
201322,6832471.10%
201222,436130.06%
201122,4232571.16%
201022,16613,67310.07%
20008,4935,56411.23%
19902,9291510.53%
19802,7781030.38%
19702,6750.00%

McDonough Population by Year