Demographic & Community Data

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  3. Healthcare
  4. Resource Links
  5. South Point
  • McDonough is the County Seat of Henry County and is the Southern Gateway into the vibrant South Metro Atlanta region, where the cost and quality of living are among the many reasons it is attracting a young, vibrant workforce.
  • From McDonough, you can live in and explore historic Central Georgia and can drive into and savor the amenities of the pre-eminent Southeastern U.S. metropolis. You get the best of both worlds!
  • McDonough has been ranked as Extremely Livable based on low cost of living, sunny weather, high graduation rates and the abundance of nearby amenities - urban and rural.
  • The cost of living in McDonough is 4% less than the national average.
  • As of 2014, McDonough's population is 22,000. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 100%. The median home cost in McDonough is$131,800.
  • The McDonough violent crime rate is 32% lower than both the Georgia and National averages.
  • There are 14 public schools in McDonough and a total of 2,235 public schools in Georgia. There are 4 private schools in McDonough and a total of 532 private schools in Georgia.
  • Many new residents are commuters and the average commute time is just over a half hour, but express lands are being added to I-75 to provide toll-payers with more-limited access through lanes while reducing commute times for all.
  • The World's Busiest Airport, Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, is 30 miles away and coastal beaches are 4 - 5 hours' drive away, with Atlantic and Gulf Coasts to choose from.