McDonough, GA 

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+236.4% since 2000

Unemployment Rate


Cost of Living

101.2 / 100

Median Home Price


Median Income


Comfort Index (Climate)

6.2 / 6.9

summer / winter

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McDonough, GA

McDonough, Georgia is a vibrant city located in Henry County. It's home to popular attractions like the Jackson Street Park and Little Red Schoolhouse, both of which provide visitors with plenty of opportunities to learn about the area's rich history and culture. Shopping enthusiasts can find plenty of local stores to browse through while outdoor adventurers can enjoy activities such as fishing, boating, hiking and biking at nearby parks and recreation areas. With easy access to bustling cities such as Atlanta and Stockbridge, McDonough makes an ideal destination for visitors seeking an unforgettable experience close to urban amenities. Regional center - North-central Georgia at the southern tip of the Appalachian Mountains.
State: Georgia
County: Henry County
Metro Area: Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Alpharetta Metro Area
City: McDonough
Zip Codes: 30253 30252
Cost of Living: 1.2% higher
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 1034 ft above sea level
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What Bert Has To Say About Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Alpharetta Metro Area

The large, energetic and cosmopolitan Atlanta is a booming regional center for the growing and increasingly prosperous American South. Originally Atlanta was founded as a transportation crossroads, as railroads converged on its end-of-mountains location and radiated in all directions. Today’s Atlanta still plays that role, both for ground and air transport, as it originates more flights than any city except Chicago. But more generally, Atlanta has boomed, first as home to such giants as Coca-Cola and Delta Airlines, and more recently as a vital regional and headquarters business center for large corporations. Home offices for Home Depot, UPS, CNN and Bellsouth are in the area, and almost any company you can think of has an operation here, and some are quite large.


The unemployment rate in McDonough is 6.6% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Positive. McDonough jobs have increased by 2.9%. More Economy

Compared to the rest of the country, McDonough's cost of living is 1.2% higher than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare McDonough's Cost of Living

May, October and April are the most pleasant months in McDonough, while July and August are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

In the last Presidential election, Henry county remained overwhelmingly Democratic, 59.7% to 39.2%. More Voting Stats

McDonough's population is 28,574 people. Since 2020, it has had a population growth of 16.5%. Learn More...

Average Commute time is 33.2 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

The median home cost in McDonough is . Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 19.9%.

McDonough public schools spend $9,815 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 16 students per teacher in McDonough. More Education

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Housing Market in McDonough

It's a good time to buy in McDonough. Home Appreciation is up 19.9% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in McDonough is .

Reviews for McDonough   11 Reviews
Georgias best kept secret - 3/2/2022
Great place to live and u Union grove schools are great. There’s plenty of things to do with a short 30 min drive to Atlanta and traffic is nothing like New York ,... Read More

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Some Good, Some Not-So-Good - 12/21/2019
When I moved here a few years ago from the northeast, I was hoping to live the rest of my life in McDonough. I love the warmer climate, especially our spring and fall... Read More

Nothing to do - 11/15/2019
I’ve lived here for 4 years. There is nothing to do outside of eat food, watch a movie, or go bowling. There is nothing else to do. Lots of shopping so if you wanna... Read More

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