McDonough, GA

Census Place

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2022 Population
29,134
1.96% 1-year growth
US Senator
Jon Ossoff
Democratic Party
US Senator
Raphael Warnock
Democratic Party
2022 Median Age
31
0.322% 1-year decrease
2022 Poverty Rate
10.4%
8.09% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$77,804
6.27% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$246,800
28.7% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, McDonough, GA had a population of 29.1k people with a median age of 31 and a median household income of $77,804. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of McDonough, GA grew from 28,574 to 29,134, a 1.96% increase and its median household income grew from $73,215 to $77,804, a 6.27% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in McDonough, GA are Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (72.2%), White (Non-Hispanic) (14.4%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (4.73%), Two+ (Hispanic) (3.24%), and Asian (Non-Hispanic) (1.85%).

None of the households in McDonough, GA reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

96.2% of the residents in McDonough, GA are U.S. citizens.

In 2022, the median property value in McDonough, GA was $246,800, and the homeownership rate was 49.9%.

Most people in McDonough, GA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 30.8 minutes. The average car ownership in McDonough, GA was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

McDonough, GA is home to a population of 29.1k people, from which 96.2% are citizens. As of 2022, 10.4% of McDonough, GA residents were born outside of the country (3.04k people).

In 2022, there were 5.02 times more Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents (21k people) in McDonough, GA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 4.19k White (Non-Hispanic) and 1.38k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

96.2%
2022 Citizenship
96.4%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 96.2% of McDonough, GA residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in McDonough, GA was 96.4%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in McDonough, GA
  1. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    21k ± 1.35k
  2. White (Non-Hispanic)
    4.19k ± 746
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    1.38k ± 705
6.69%
Hispanic Population
1.95k people

In 2022, there were 5.02 times more Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents (21k people) in McDonough, GA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 4.19k White (Non-Hispanic) and 1.38k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

6.69% of the people in McDonough, GA are hispanic (1.95k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in McDonough, GA as a share of the total population.

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Foreign-Born Population

10.4%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
3.04k people
10.5%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
3k people

As of 2022, 10.4% of McDonough, GA residents (3.04k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in McDonough, GA was 10.5%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Gulf War (2001-)
    765 ± 392
  2. Gulf War (1990s)
    523 ± 184
  3. Vietnam
    254 ± 146

McDonough, GA has a large population of military personnel who served in Gulf War (2001-), 1.46 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of McDonough, GA employs 14.8k people. The largest industries in McDonough, GA are Retail Trade (2,404 people), Transportation & Warehousing (1,904 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (1,649 people), and the highest paying industries are Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($98,508), Finance & Insurance ($68,102), and Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation ($67,396).

Occupations

14.8k
2022 Value
± 1,416
4.95%
1 Year growth
± 12.9%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in McDonough, GA grew at a rate of 4.95%, from 14.1k employees to 14.8k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in McDonough, GA, are Management Occupations (1,731 people), Sales & Related Occupations (1,731 people), and Office & Administrative Support Occupations (1,478 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of McDonough, GA.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

14.8k
2022 Value
± 1,416
4.95%
1 Year growth
± 12.9%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in McDonough, GA grew at a rate of 4.95%, from 14.1k employees to 14.8k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in McDonough, GA, are Retail Trade (2,404 people), Transportation & Warehousing (1,904 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (1,649 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of McDonough, GA, though some of these residents may live in McDonough, GA and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$45,091
Median earning men ± $5,449
$35,900
Median earning women ± $3,581

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($96,602), Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($89,821), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($67,250).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($57,438), Wholesale Trade ($56,910), and Public Administration ($46,127).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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2.94%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 4.87M people employed in Georgia. This represents a 2.94% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 11.9%.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Georgia.

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Georgia went to Joseph R Biden Jr. with 49.5% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (49.2%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.24%).

Jon Ossoff and Raphael Warnock are the senators currently representing the state of Georgia. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Georgia is currently represented by 14 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Georgia

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Jon Ossoff
Senator from Georgia2
Assumed office on January 20, 2021
Inauguration delayed as incumbent senator David Perdue's term expired on January 3, 2021, two days prior to the 2020-21 United States Senate election in Georgia|runoff election.
Raphael Warnock
Senator from Georgia3
Assumed office on January 20, 2021
Elected to the seat to succeed Kelly Loeffler, who had been appointed to the seat following the resignation of Johnny Isakson.

Jon Ossoff and Raphael Warnock are the senators currently representing Georgia.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

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US Representatives from Georgia

Georgia is currently represented by 14 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Georgia have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

Awarded Degrees over Time

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2022, 1.08% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 1.03% of women were in the same situation.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (2.33M), Some college (1.78M), and Bachelors Degree (1.56M).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in McDonough, GA was $246,800 in 2022, which is 0.875 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $191,700 to $246,800, a 28.7% increase. The homeownership rate in McDonough, GA is 49.9%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in McDonough, GA have an average commute time of 30.8 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in McDonough, GA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Property

$246,800
Median Property Value 2022
±$17,085
$4,836
Median Property Taxes
±$671

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In McDonough, GA the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in McDonough, GA compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

49.9%
Homeownership
2022
70.1%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 49.9% of the housing units in McDonough, GA were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 50.4%.

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Income by Location

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Census Tract 703.07
Highest Median Household Income (Total)

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Household Income

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$77,804
Median Household Income
± $4,798
9.7k
Number of Households
± 1,040

In 2022, the median household income of the 9.7k households in McDonough, GA grew to $77,804 from the previous year's value of $73,215.

The following chart displays the households in McDonough, GA distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for McDonough, GA is from Georgia.
0.474
2022 Wage GINI in Georgia
0.475
2021 Wage GINI in Georgia

In 2022, the income inequality in Georgia was 0.474 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.224% decline from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Georgia was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Georgia in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (77.2%)
  2. Worked At Home (12%)
  3. Carpooled (7.91%)

In 2022, 77.2% of workers in McDonough, GA drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (12%) and those who carpooled to work (7.91%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Commute Time

30.8 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in McDonough, GA have a longer commute time (30.8 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 1.03% of the workforce in McDonough, GA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in McDonough, GA distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in McDonough, GA have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

10.4% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in McDonough, GA (2.94k out of 28.3k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Males 6 - 11 and then Females 18 - 24.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in McDonough, GA is Black, followed by White and Asian.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Health

91.9% of the population of McDonough, GA has health coverage, with 54.4% on employee plans, 14.5% on Medicaid, 5.1% on Medicare, 14% on non-group plans, and 4.02% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Henry County, GA see 2076 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.973% increase from the previous year (2056 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 2813 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 623 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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2,076 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Henry County, GA

Primary care physicians in Henry County, GA see an average of 2,076 patients per year. This represents a 0.973% increase from the previous year (2,056 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Henry County, GA in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 28.8% under 18 years, 25.7% between 18 and 34 years, 37.5% between 35 and 64 years, and 7.92% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 49.5% were men and 50.5% were women.

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Uninsured People

8.07%
Uninsured
54.4%
Employer Coverage
14.5%
Medicaid
5.1%
Medicare
14%
Non-Group
4.02%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in McDonough, GA declined by 16.7% from 9.69% to 8.07%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in McDonough, GA changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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