McDonough, GA
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McDonough profile

Living in McDonough

McDonough is a medium-sized city located in the state of Georgia. With a population of 29,051 people and 24 constituent neighborhoods, McDonough is the 40th largest community in Georgia. Much of the housing stock in McDonough was built relatively recently. The construction of new real estate can often be taken as an indication that the local McDonough economy is robust, and that jobs or other amenities are attracting an influx of new residents. This seems to be the case in McDonough, where the median household income is $69,916.00.

McDonough real estate is some of the most expensive in Georgia, although McDonough house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.

McDonough is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, McDonough is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in McDonough who work in sales jobs (11.81%), office and administrative support (11.10%), and management occupations (9.26%).

One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 7.79% of the workforce. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce this is high compared to the rest of the county. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.

One downside of living in McDonough is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In McDonough, the average commute to work is 31.20 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.

The education level of McDonough citizens is substantially higher than the typical US community, as 29.22% of adults in McDonough have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in McDonough in 2018 was $27,176, which is upper middle income relative to Georgia, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $108,704 for a family of four. However, McDonough contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

McDonough is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call McDonough home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of McDonough residents report their race to be Black or African-American, followed by White. McDonough also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 11.80% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in McDonough include Irish, English, German, Haitian, and African.

The most common language spoken in McDonough is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and French.