McDonough, Georgia Population 2020

27,508

McDonough is a city located in Georgia. With a 2020 population of 27,508, it is the 41st largest city in Georgia and the 1387th largest city in the United States. McDonough is currently growing at a rate of 3.24% annually and its population has increased by 24.56% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 22,084 in 2010. Spanning over 13 miles, McDonough has a population density of 2,180 people per square mile.

The average household income in McDonough is $66,319 with a poverty rate of 11.99%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,088 per month, and the median house value is $152,800. The median age in McDonough is 32.6 years, 31.4 years for males, and 34.1 years for females. For every 100 females there are 83.1 males.

McDonough Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 64.11%
  • White: 26.98%
  • Two or more races: 6.13%
  • Asian: 1.39%
  • Other race: 1.34%
  • Native American: 0.05%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of McDonough, Georgia is 27,508, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 25,782.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 22,084.

McDonough, Georgia Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American15,45164.11%
White6,50226.98%
Two or More Races1,4786.13%
Asian3361.39%
Some Other Race3231.34%
American Indian and Alaska Native120.05%

McDonough Population Pyramid 2020

McDonough Median Age

32.6


Total

31.4


Male

34.1


Female

McDonough Adults

There are 18,050 adults, (2,205 of whom are seniors) in McDonough.

McDonough Age Dependency

52.1

Age Dependency Ratio

13.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.2

Child Dependency Ratio

McDonough Sex Ratio

Female

13,160

54.60%

Male

10,942

45.40%

McDonough Households and Families

McDonough Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

McDonough Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male86%14%
Married65.4%34.6%
All48.5%51.5%
Female37.9%62.1%
Non Family35.1%64.9%

48.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All8,4582.7448.5
Married3,1233.5165.4
Non Family3,0181.2335.1
Female2,0753.7737.9
Male2422.6486

3.5

Average Family Size

2.74

Average Household Size

4.4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

McDonough Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4102.69%
9th to 12th Grade1,1147.32%
High School Graduate4,50129.58%
Some College3,60723.70%
Associates Degree1,4359.43%
Bachelors Degree2,61717.20%
Graduate Degree1,53410.08%

McDonough Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
Black9,3928,4322,639
White4,2603,8031,077
Hispanic923825234
Multiple Races513513139
Other Race28228252
Asian278269136
Native American121212

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%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,938$38,413$33,836
Less Than High School$20,795$36,667$18,099
High School Grad$31,790$33,036$27,969
Some College$31,084$38,945$28,816
Bachelors Degree$41,075$47,417$40,410
Graduate Degree$55,743$63,289$55,441

$35,938

Average Earnings

$38,413

Average Male

$33,836

Average Female

McDonough Language

McDonough Language by Age

McDonough Language

89.83% of McDonough residents speak only English, while 10.17% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 6.46% of the population.

McDonough Poverty

McDonough Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black14,9561,93312.92%
White5,31859011.09%
Hispanic1,56034822.31%
Multiple1,45515510.65%
Other3237523.22%
Native1212100.00%

11.99%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.94%

Male Poverty Rate

13.63%

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 Multiple, with 10.65% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.19%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.36%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.76%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School17.53%
High School10.11%
Some College9.47%
Bachelors or Greater3.20%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed13.85%
Male Unemployed9.20%
Female Employed5.28%
Male Employed3.18%

McDonough Income

McDonough Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$56,966$66,319
Families$67,482$74,875
Married Families$78,587-
Non Families$40,326$46,905

McDonough Marital Status

McDonough Marital Status

Marriage Rates

36.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

41.0%

Male Marriage Rate

32.7%

Female Marriage Rate

McDonough Married by Age and Sex

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 45-54.

McDonough Marital Status by Race

McDonough Veterans

1,642

Number of Veterans

1,353

Male Veterans

289

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War707
First Gulf War650
Vietnam263
Korea37
World War II
Age Group Veterans
35 to 54669
18 to 34420
55 to 64252
65 to 74206
75+95
Name Veterans % of Total
Black1,0779.49%
White4468.40%
2 or More679.32%
Other5216.10%
Hispanic433.77%

$McDonough Veterans by Education

4.74%

Veteran Poverty Rate

23.80%

Veteran Disability Rate

McDonough Employment Status

64.6%

Labor Force Participation

59.8%

Employment Rate

7.3%

Unemployment Rate

McDonough Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

46.67%

Born in Georgia

92.01%

Native Born

7.99%

Foreign Born

2.62%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

92.01% of McDonough residents were born in the United States, with 46.67% having been born in Georgia. 2.62% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202027,5088633.24%
201926,6458633.35%
201825,7821,0644.30%
201724,7188633.62%
201623,8555822.50%
201523,2733891.70%
201422,8842090.92%
201322,6752471.10%
201222,428140.06%
201122,4142561.16%
201022,15813,66510.06%
20008,4935,56411.23%
19902,9291510.53%
19802,7781030.38%
19702,6750.00%