McDonough, GA Profile: Facts & Data

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McDonough, Georgia - Basic Facts

The City of McDonough had a population of 26,392 as of July 1, 2018. McDonough ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Georgia. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for McDonough is located at latitude 33.4377 and longitude -84.1554 in Henry County. The formal boundaries for the City of McDonough (see map below) encompass a land area of 12.62 sq. miles and a water area of 0.19 sq. miles. Henry County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 866 feet.

The City of McDonough (GNIS ID: 2405047) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Georgia is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of McDonough is located within McDonough Division of Henry County.


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McDonough, GA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)

POPULATION

Total Population 26,392
Population in Households 25,615
Population in Familes 21,595
Population in Group Qrtrs 777
Population Density2 2,092
Diversity Index3 60
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $56,211
Average Household Income $66,844
Per Capita Income $24,424

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 10,603 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,491 (51.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,033 (38.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,079 (10.2%)
Median Home Value $177,269
Average Home Value $206,555
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 9,524
Average Household Size 2.69
Family Households 6,689
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 2.23% 1.75%
Households 2.1% 1.73%
Families 2.67% 1.62%
Median Household Income   1.34%
Per Capita Income   2.09%

McDonough, GA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares McDonough to the other 626 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Georgia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 41 94th
Population Density # 59 91st
Diversity Index # 162 74th
Median Household Income # 107 83rd
Per Capita Income # 178 72nd

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