Powder Springs, Georgia

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Population in 2017: 15,052 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: +20.6%
 
Males: 6,906  (45.9%)
Females: 8,146  (54.1%)
Median resident age:

38.8 years
Georgia median age:

36.8 years

Zip codes: 30127.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $66,188 (it was $56,486 in 2000)
Powder Springs:

$66,188
GA:

$56,183

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $27,928 (it was $19,776 in 2000)

Powder Springs city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $167,951 (it was $114,000 in 2000)
Powder Springs:

$167,951
GA:

$173,700

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $311,266; detached houses: $318,641; townhouses or other attached units: $221,701; in 2-unit structures: $712,620; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $124,181; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $311,587; mobile homes: $491,794

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,161.

March 2019 cost of living index in Powder Springs: 95.4 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 13.9%
(9.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 16.5% for Black residents, 11.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 51.9% for American Indian residents, 18.8% for other race residents, 11.0% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Powder Springs, GA (2017)
    • 8,78458.2%Black alone
    • 4,58430.4%White alone
    • 1,3478.9%Hispanic
    • 4112.7%Two or more races
    • 1531.0%Asian alone
    • 130.09%American Indian alone
    • 90.06%Other race alone

Races in Powder Springs detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Georgia and other state lists, there were 87 registered sex offenders living in Powder Springs, Georgia as of June 03, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Powder Springs is 172 to 1.


Crime rates in Powder Springs by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(19.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(6.3)
1
(7.1)
0
(0.0)
1
(7.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(13.6)
0
(0.0)
1
(6.6)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
1
(6.8)
5
(33.4)
2
(13.1)
4
(25.4)
2
(12.5)
1
(6.3)
1
(7.1)
0
(0.0)
8
(55.7)
1
(6.9)
0
(0.0)
2
(13.3)
3
(19.8)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
12
(81.7)
10
(66.8)
20
(130.8)
15
(95.4)
14
(87.8)
7
(44.4)
12
(85.0)
17
(119.0)
8
(55.7)
21
(144.6)
25
(169.5)
12
(80.0)
13
(85.9)
2
(13.1)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
14
(95.3)
40
(267.1)
32
(209.4)
76
(483.5)
25
(156.8)
27
(171.2)
19
(134.5)
60
(420.1)
133
(926.8)
119
(819.3)
100
(678.0)
38
(253.3)
30
(198.3)
31
(203.8)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
84
(571.7)
99
(661.2)
103
(673.9)
110
(699.8)
131
(821.5)
137
(868.8)
161
(1,140)
169
(1,183)
206
(1,436)
164
(1,129)
103
(698.3)
43
(286.6)
52
(343.8)
24
(157.7)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
253
(1,722)
248
(1,656)
238
(1,557)
269
(1,711)
210
(1,317)
191
(1,211)
178
(1,260)
214
(1,498)
501
(3,491)
443
(3,050)
313
(2,122)
208
(1,386)
277
(1,831)
240
(1,577)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
26
(176.9)
27
(180.3)
24
(157.0)
37
(235.4)
26
(163.0)
27
(171.2)
23
(162.8)
18
(126.0)
21
(146.3)
28
(192.8)
11
(74.6)
17
(113.3)
13
(85.9)
21
(138.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(19.6)
3
(19.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(7.1)
0
(0.0)
N/A0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
N/A
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)172.0227.1252.9282.0190.9188.3215.4272.5512.5429.2353.3169.9198.7129.9

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City-data.com crime index in Powder Springs, GA

Crime rate in Powder Springs detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 32 (30 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.97
Georgia average:

2.52
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Ancestries: American (8.1%), African (5.8%), English (4.0%), Jamaican (3.8%), Irish (2.1%), German (1.6%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 940 feet

Land area: 6.34 square miles.

Population density: 2,375 people per square mile   (low).

Powder Springs, Georgia map

1,548 residents are foreign born (4.9% Latin America, 3.7% Africa).

This city:

10.3%
Georgia:

10.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,506 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $862 (0.5%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Marietta, GA (10.0 miles , pop. 58,748).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Atlanta, GA (17.5 miles , pop. 416,474).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (575.3 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Austell, GA (2.1 miles ),
Lithia Springs, GA (2.2 miles ),
Hiram, GA (2.3 miles ),
Mableton, GA (2.7 miles ),
Douglasville, GA (2.9 miles ),
Fair Oaks, GA (2.9 miles ),
Smyrna, GA (3.1 miles ),
Dallas, GA (3.1 miles )

Latitude: 33.87 N, Longitude: 84.68 W

Nickname or alias (official or unofficial): P-Town

Daytime population change due to commuting: -2,802 (-18.6%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 703 (10.5%)

Distribution of median household income in Powder Springs, GA in 2017
Distribution of house value in Powder Springs, GA in 2017

Property values in Powder Springs, GA

Powder Springs satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 162 buildings, average cost: $58,500
  • 1998: 102 buildings, average cost: $56,900
  • 1999: 124 buildings, average cost: $59,400
  • 2000: 109 buildings, average cost: $82,900
  • 2001: 117 buildings, average cost: $118,900
  • 2002: 238 buildings, average cost: $102,000
  • 2003: 170 buildings, average cost: $123,700
  • 2004: 135 buildings, average cost: $98,800
  • 2005: 136 buildings, average cost: $101,400
  • 2006: 129 buildings, average cost: $97,500
  • 2007: 86 buildings, average cost: $133,300
  • 2008: 49 buildings, average cost: $158,300
  • 2009: 5 buildings, average cost: $156,400
  • 2010: 23 buildings, average cost: $145,100
  • 2012: 22 buildings, average cost: $379,500
  • 2013: 16 buildings, average cost: $374,200
  • 2014: 54 buildings, average cost: $311,100
  • 2015: 54 buildings, average cost: $251,600
  • 2016: 51 buildings, average cost: $190,900
  • 2017: 162 buildings, average cost: $187,800
Number of permits per 10,000 Powder Springs, GA residents
Average permit cost in Powder Springs, GA
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.2%
Georgia:

3.7%
Historical population in Powder Springs, GA
Historical housing units in Powder Springs, GA

Population change in the 1990s: +5,526 (+79.5%).
Most common industries in Powder Springs, GA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (7.9%)
  • Educational services (7.2%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (6.9%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (6.3%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.2%)
  • Public administration (4.9%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (8.5%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.2%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (6.0%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (5.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.1%)
  • Public administration (5.0%)
  • Broadcasting & telecommunications (3.9%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (13.8%)
  • Educational services (11.0%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (7.7%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (6.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.3%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.1%)
  • Public administration (4.9%)
Most common occupations in Powder Springs, GA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.8%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.5%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.3%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.3%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.0%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.5%)
  • Customer service representatives (3.3%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.1%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5.0%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.9%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.2%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (3.5%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7.8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (6.0%)
  • Cashiers (4.3%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.2%)
  • Child care workers (4.1%)
  • Customer service representatives (4.0%)

Average climate in Powder Springs, Georgia

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Powder Springs, Georgia average temperatures Powder Springs, Georgia average precipitation Powder Springs, Georgia humidity Powder Springs, Georgia wind speed Powder Springs, Georgia snowfall Powder Springs, Georgia sunshine Powder Springs, Georgia clear and cloudy days
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 79.5. This is about average.

City:

79.5
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2015 was 0.248. This is about average. Closest monitor was 16.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.248
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2015 was 1.87. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 10.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.87
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.816. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 10.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.816
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 29.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

29.4
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 19.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

19.5
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 10.6. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 2.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.6
U.S.:

8.5
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2016 was 0.00153. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 11.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00153
U.S.:

0.00984

Tornado activity:

Powder Springs-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Georgia state average. It is 74% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/22/1992, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 3.8 miles away from the Powder Springs city center injured 46 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 3/27/1994, a category F4 tornado 27.1 miles away from the city center killed 3 people and injured 20 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Powder Springs-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Georgia state average. It is 81% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.9 (4.4 MB, 4.6 MW, 4.9 LG, Depth: 12.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 69.5 miles away from the city center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 125.9 miles away from Powder Springs center
On 1/18/1999 at 07:00:53, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 151.7 miles away from Powder Springs center
On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML) earthquake occurred 139.8 miles away from Powder Springs center
On 10/24/1997 at 08:35:17, a magnitude 4.9 (4.8 MB, 4.2 MS, 4.9 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 242.6 miles away from Powder Springs center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 302.9 miles away from Powder Springs center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Cobb County (13) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Tornadoes: 4, Hurricanes: 3, Storms: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Heavy Rains: 2, Winds: 2, Drought: 1, Snowfall: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Powder Springs topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Powder Springs:

  • WALTON NURSING HOSPICE SERVICES INC (3401 FLORENCE CIRCLE, SUITE 200)
  • POWDER SPRINGS NURSING AND REHAB CENTER (3460 POWDER SPRINGS ROAD)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Powder Springs:

  • FMC DIALYSIS SERVICES SOUTH COBB (Dialysis Facility, about 2 miles away; AUSTELL, GA)
  • COLONIAL SPRINGS DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 3 miles away; AUSTELL, GA)
  • ANDERSON MILL HEALTH AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; AUSTELL, GA)
  • PRESBYTERIAN VILLAGE (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; AUSTELL, GA)
  • UNIHEALTH POST-ACUTE CARE - AUSTELL (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; AUSTELL, GA)
  • COBB DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 5 miles away; AUSTELL, GA)
  • WELLSTAR COBB HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 5 miles away; AUSTELL, GA)

Amtrak station near Powder Springs:

  • 18 miles: ATLANTA (1688 PEACHTREE ST. NW) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, taxi stand, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Powder Springs:

  • Chattahoochee Technical College (about 9 miles; Marietta, GA; Full-time enrollment: 8,173)
  • Southern Polytechnic State University (about 11 miles; Marietta, GA; FT enrollment: 5,258)
  • Kennesaw State University (about 14 miles; Kennesaw, GA; FT enrollment: 21,215)
  • Morehouse College (about 18 miles; Atlanta, GA; FT enrollment: 2,379)
  • Clark Atlanta University (about 18 miles; Atlanta, GA; FT enrollment: 3,201)
  • Georgia Institute of Technology-Main Campus (about 18 miles; Atlanta, GA; FT enrollment: 24,183)
  • Spelman College (about 18 miles; Atlanta, GA; FT enrollment: 2,383)

Public high schools in Powder Springs:

Private high schools in Powder Springs:

  • TRINITY CHAPEL ACADEMY (Students: 278, Location: 4665 MACLAND RD, Grades: KG-12)
  • PRAISE ACADEMY (Students: 270, Location: 4052 HIRAM LITHIA SPRINGS RD, Grades: PK-12)
  • YOUTH CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 154, Location: 4967 BROWNSVILLE RD, Grades: PK-12)

Biggest public elementary/middle schools in Powder Springs:

Private elementary/middle school in Powder Springs:

  • JUBILEE CHRISTIAN PREPARATORY ACADEMY (Students: 32, Location: 3000 MACEDONIA RD, Grades: PK-1)
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Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Powder Springs: Cobb County Fire and Emergency Services Station 23 (A), Austell Police Station (B), Powder Springs City Hall (C), Powder Springs Branch Cobb County Public Library (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Powder Springs Shopping Center (1), West Cobb Plaza Shopping Center (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Powder Springs: New Hope Baptist Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemeteries: Church of God Cemetery (1), Meadows Cemetery (2), New Hope Cemetery (3), Powder Springs Cemetery (4), Powder Springs City Cemetery (5), Powder Springs Memorial Cemetery (6), Powder Springs Methodist Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Powder Springs: Powder Springs Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Birthplace of: Robyn Lively - Actress, Alexander S. Clay - Politician, Gerald McRath - Football player, Morris Almond - College basketball player (Rice Owls).

Cobb County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Powder Springs and their reported violations in the past:

PAPA WHEELYS SKATING RINK (Serves PA, Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One minor monitoring violation
Average household size:
This city:

2.9 people
Georgia:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

75.6%
Whole state:

68.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

4.9%
Whole state:

5.9%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households

People in group quarters in Powder Springs in 2010:

  • 180 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 9 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 5 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)

People in group quarters in Powder Springs in 2000:

  • 201 people in nursing homes
  • 23 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 17 people in homes for the mentally ill

Banks with branches in Powder Springs (2011 data):

  • United Community Bank: Lost Mountain Crossing Branch at 5100 Dallas Highway, branch established on 1996/03/01; Powder Springs Branch at 1220 Richard Sailors Parkway, branch established on 1997/10/30. Info updated 2009/06/23: Bank assets: $6,977.4 mil, Deposits: $6,170.1 mil, headquarters in Blairsville, GA, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 106 total offices, Holding Company: United Community Banks, Inc.
  • PNC Bank, National Association: Powder Springs Branch at 3720 New Macland Rd, branch established on 2005/05/23. Info updated 2012/03/20: Bank assets: $263,309.6 mil, Deposits: $197,343.0 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3085 total offices, Holding Company: Pnc Financial Services Group, Inc., The
  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: Sailors Road Branch at 3753 New Macland Rd., Suite 600, branch established on 2002/04/01. Info updated 2011/11/10: Bank assets: $1,811,678.0 mil, Deposits: $1,190,738.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, International Specialization, 5577 total offices, Holding Company: Jpmorgan Chase & Co.
  • SunTrust Bank: Lost Mountain Crossing Branch at 5100 Dallas Hiwy, branch established on 1996/09/26. Info updated 2010/05/27: Bank assets: $171,291.7 mil, Deposits: $129,833.2 mil, headquarters in Atlanta, GA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1716 total offices, Holding Company: Suntrust Banks, Inc.
  • Fifth Third Bank: Varner Crossing Bank Mart Branch at 4150 Macland Road, branch established on 2009/08/27. Info updated 2009/10/05: Bank assets: $114,540.4 mil, Deposits: $89,689.1 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1378 total offices, Holding Company: Fifth Third Bancorp
  • First Citizens Bank and Trust Company, Inc.: Powder Springs Branch at 3270 Florence Road, branch established on 2005/09/12. Info updated 2011/08/24: Bank assets: $8,104.0 mil, Deposits: $6,880.8 mil, headquarters in Columbia, SC, positive income, 197 total offices, Holding Company: First Citizens Bancorporation, Inc.
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Powder Springs Branch at 1102 Richard D Sailors Pkwy, branch established on 1985/03/18. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company

For population 15 years and over in Powder Springs:

Marital status in Powder Springs, GA
  • Never married: 31.4%
  • Now married: 48.4%
  • Separated: 3.0%
  • Widowed: 6.3%
  • Divorced: 10.9%

For population 25 years and over in Powder Springs:

  • High school or higher: 91.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 35.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 11.9%
  • Unemployed: 3.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 35.2 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.1
Georgia average:

12.2

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Powder Springs
Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Powder Springs, GA (based on Cobb County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant196,846303
Catholic76,9887
Mainline Protestant71,01871
Other15,54349
Black Protestant12,22818
Orthodox1,7001
None313,755-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 98
This county:

1.42 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.91 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 7
Here:

0.10 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 24
This county:

0.35 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.86 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 231
Cobb County:

3.35 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

5.12 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 562
Cobb County:

8.16 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.41 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Cobb County:

8.1%
Georgia:

10.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Cobb County:

23.8%
Georgia:

27.8%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Cobb County:

17.4%
Georgia:

14.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

47.4%
Georgia:

48.0%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

45.1%
State:

44.9%

Average BMI:
Powder Springs:

29.5
Georgia:

29.0

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

20.4%
State:

20.8%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Powder Springs:

11.1%
Georgia:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Powder Springs:

6.6
State:

6.7

Overweight people:
Powder Springs:

35.6%
Georgia:

33.6%

General health condition:
Powder Springs:

55.3%
State:

55.2%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

81.6%
State:

80.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of Powder Springs, GA Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 35$152,732$52,36515$22,389
Solid Waste Management 15$43,418$34,7340$0
Water Supply 11$44,466$48,5080$0
Other Government Administration 10$52,747$63,2960$0
Police - Other 7$18,755$32,1517$7,255
Financial Administration 7$34,344$58,8752$3,133
Other and Unallocable 6$22,275$44,5500$0
Sewerage 6$19,286$38,5720$0
Streets and Highways 5$12,626$30,3020$0
Judicial and Legal 2$8,668$52,0082$3,977
Natural Resources 1$4,633$55,5960$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 1$4,427$53,1240$0
Local Libraries 0$0 0$0
Transit 0$0 0$0
Gas Supply 0$0 0$0
Water Transport and Terminals 0$0 0$0
Electric Power 0$0 0$0
Parks and Recreation 0$0 2$1,081
Hospitals 0$0 0$0
Health 0$0 0$0
Welfare 0$0 2$2,826
Airports 0$0 0$0
Correction 0$0 0$0
Fire - Other 0$0 0$0
Firefighters 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 106$418,377$47,36330$40,661

Powder Springs government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - Police Protection: $1,910,000 ($126.89)
    Water Utilities: $4,000 ($0.27)
    Sewerage: $3,000 ($0.20)
  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $2,738,000 ($181.90)
    Police Protection: $2,330,000 ($154.80)
    Sewerage: $1,825,000 ($121.25)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,120,000 ($74.41)
    Regular Highways: $1,094,000 ($72.68)
    Central Staff Services: $653,000 ($43.38)
    Housing and Community Development: $392,000 ($26.04)
    Financial Administration: $362,000 ($24.05)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $228,000 ($15.15)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $185,000 ($12.29)
    Parks and Recreation: $68,000 ($4.52)
    Public Welfare - Other: $53,000 ($3.52)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $3,164,000 ($210.20)
    General Public Building: $783,000 ($52.02)
    Police Protection: $127,000 ($8.44)
    Central Staff Services: $86,000 ($5.71)
    Water Utilities: $32,000 ($2.13)
    Sewerage: $22,000 ($1.46)
    General - Other: $8,000 ($0.53)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $3,095,000 ($205.62)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $33,000 ($2.19)

Powder Springs government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,815,000 ($120.58)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,136,000 ($75.47)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Highways: $118,000 ($7.84)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $2,563,000 ($170.28)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $368,000 ($24.45)
    Special Assessments: $337,000 ($22.39)
    General Revenue - Other: $61,000 ($4.05)
    Royalties: $17,000 ($1.13)
    Sale of Property: $14,000 ($0.93)
    Interest Earnings: $7,000 ($0.47)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $2,723,000 ($180.91)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $4,000 ($0.27)
  • Tax - Property: $3,008,000 ($199.84)
    Public Utilities Sales: $723,000 ($48.03)
    Insurance Premiums Sales: $654,000 ($43.45)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $259,000 ($17.21)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $220,000 ($14.62)
    Other License: $57,000 ($3.79)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $42,000 ($2.79)

Powder Springs government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $942,000 ($62.58)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $882,000 ($58.60)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $60,000 ($3.99)

Powder Springs government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $12,388,000 ($823.01)

10.00% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($58,630 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

10.00%
Georgia average:

9.49%

0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($306 average AGI)
Cobb County:

0.04%
Georgia average:

0.08%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Fulton County, GA  1.80% ($68,668 average AGI)
from DeKalb County, GA  0.74% ($58,921)
from Cherokee County, GA  0.59% ($52,952)


10.02% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($64,402 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

10.02%
Georgia average:

9.04%

0.06% of residents moved to foreign countries ($443 average AGI)
Cobb County:

0.06%
Georgia average:

0.08%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Fulton County, GA  1.76% ($79,428 average AGI)
to Cherokee County, GA  0.85% ($71,400)
to Paulding County, GA  0.71% ($49,162)
Businesses in Powder Springs, GA
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1KFC1
Advance Auto Parts3Kroger2
AutoZone1McDonald's2
Baskin-Robbins1Penske1
Blockbuster2Pizza Hut1
CVS1Publix Super Markets2
Dairy Queen1Rite Aid1
Domino's Pizza1Taco Bell1
FedEx5U-Haul3
GNC2UPS4
Goodwill1Waffle House2
H&R Block2Walgreens2
Home Depot1Wendy's2

Strongest AM radio stations in Powder Springs:

  • WMLB (1160 AM; 50 kW; EAST POINT, GA; Owner: ATLANTA AREA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WDWD (590 AM; 5 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WAOS (1600 AM; 20 kW; AUSTELL, GA; Owner: LA FAVORITA, INC.)
  • WFTD (1080 AM; daytime; 50 kW; MARIETTA, GA; Owner: PRIETO ENTERPRISES, INC.)
  • WAZX (1550 AM; 50 kW; SMYRNA, GA; Owner: GA-MEX BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WGST (640 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WAOK (1380 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WCNN (680 AM; 50 kW; NORTH ATLANTA, GA; Owner: DICKEY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WSB (750 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WQXI (790 AM; 28 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY OF GEORGIA)
  • WGUN (1010 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: WGUN, INC.)
  • WGKA (1190 AM; 25 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF GEORGIA, INC.)
  • WKNG (1060 AM; daytime; 50 kW; TALLAPOOSA, GA; Owner: WKNG, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Powder Springs:

  • WWWQ (100.5 FM; ANNISTON, AL; Owner: WNNX LICO, INC.)
  • WNNX (99.7 FM; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: WNNX LICO, INC.)
  • WRFG (89.3 FM; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: RADIO FREE GEORGIA BROADCASTING FOUNDATION INC)
  • WKHX-FM (101.5 FM; MARIETTA, GA; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WKLS (96.1 FM; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WLTM (94.9 FM; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WSB-FM (98.5 FM; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WSTR (94.1 FM; SMYRNA, GA; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY OF GEORGIA)
  • WVEE (103.3 FM; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WZGC (92.9 FM; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORP. OF ATLANTA)
  • WLCL (105.7 FM; CANTON, GA; Owner: CHEROKEE BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • W265BD (100.9 FM; WOODSTOCK, GA; Owner: IMMANUEL BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WCCV (91.7 FM; CARTERSVILLE, GA; Owner: IMMANUEL BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • W214AS (90.7 FM; WALESKA, GA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • W221AW (92.1 FM; NORTH CANTON, GA; Owner: IMMANUEL BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WAMJ (102.5 FM; MABLETON, GA; Owner: NEW MABLETON BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WALR-FM (104.1 FM; LA GRANGE, GA; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WABE (90.1 FM; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: BOARD OF EDUCATION, CITY OF ATLANTA)
  • WJCK (88.3 FM; PIEDMONT, AL; Owner: IMMANUEL BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WHTA (107.9 FM; HAMPTON, GA; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Powder Springs:

  • WUVG (Channel 34; ATHENS, GA; Owner: UNIVISION ATLANTA LLC)
  • WAGA (Channel 5; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WSB-TV (Channel 2; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: WSB-TV HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WXIA-TV (Channel 11; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: GANNETT GEORGIA, L.P.)
  • WANN-LP (Channel 32; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: PRISM BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WDTA-LP (Channel 53; FAYETTEVILLE, GA; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • WATL (Channel 36; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: WATL, LLC)
  • WTBS (Channel 17; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: SUPERSTATION, INC.)
  • WGCL-TV (Channel 46; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: MEREDITH CORPORATION)
  • WHSG (Channel 63; MONROE, GA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WUPA (Channel 69; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: VIACOM STATIONS GROUP OF ATLANTA INC.)
  • WTHC-LP (Channel 42; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: THE ATLANTA CHANNEL, INC.)
  • WSKC-LP (Channel 59; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: KM LPTV OF ATLANTA, L.L.C.)
  • WPBA (Channel 30; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: BOARD OF EDUCATION OF THE CITY OF ATLANTA)
  • WANX-LP (Channel 26; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: PRISM BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WIRE-CA (Channel 40; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: COMMERCIAL BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • W24AL (Channel 24; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • W04DB (Channel 4; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: VVILPTV, INC.)
  • WATC (Channel 57; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: COMMUNITY TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WPXA (Channel 14; ROME, GA; Owner: PAXSON ATLANTA LICENSE, INC.)
  • W38CU (Channel 38; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: KOREAN AMERICAN TV BROADCASTING CORP.)
Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Powder Springs fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 42Number of bridges
  • 423ft / 129mTotal length
  • $35,087,000Total costs
  • 410,055Total average daily traffic
  • 6,758Total average daily truck traffic
  • 605,156Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic
New bridges in Powder Springs, GA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11920-1929
  • 11940-1949
  • 21950-1959
  • 21960-1969
  • 51970-1979
  • 81980-1989
  • 141990-1999
  • 72000-2009
  • 22010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Powder Springs, GA

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

135 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Powder Springs)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • PIER 13, Lat: 33.834139 Lon: -84.676000, Call Sign: WQFI669,
    Assigned Frequencies: 913.000 MHz, Grant Date: 07/25/2006, Expiration Date: 07/25/2016, Cancellation Date: 09/10/2016, Certifier: Tony J Morris, Registrant: Transportation Technology Center Inc, 55500 Dot Road, Pueblo, CO 81001, Phone: (719) 584-0514, Fax: (719) 584-7145, Email:

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

5
  • Powder Springs, Brownville Rd Rr Crossing @ Mp 129.70h (Lat: 33.859611 Lon: -84.686333), Type: Bant, Structure height: 2.5 m, Overall height: 3.1 m, Call Sign: WPVB526, Licensee ID: L00008014,
    Assigned Frequencies: 160.950 MHz, 161.535 MHz, Grant Date: 03/17/2012, Expiration Date: 06/12/2022, Certifier: Jerry R Celio, Registrant: Norfolk Southern Railway Company, 1200 Peachtree Street, Ne, Box 123, Atlanta, GA 30309, Phone: (404) 582-6224, Fax: (404) 582-6209, Email:
  • 4023 Powder Springs Rd Sw (Lat: 33.859444 Lon: -84.683889), Call Sign: WPWG710,
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.540 MHz, 33.1600 MHz, 154.515 MHz, 30.8400 MHz, 35.0200 MHz, 31.2400 MHz, 151.895 MHz, 33.4000 MHz, Grant Date: 11/13/2002, Expiration Date: 11/13/2012, Cancellation Date: 01/19/2013, Certifier: Remona Barbour, Registrant: Kfc National Management Company, Inc., 5200 Commerce Crossings, Louisville, KY 40299, Phone: (502) 874-6961, Fax: (502) 874-6173, Email:
  • Lat: 33.927889 Lon: -84.663861, Call Sign: WQPX878,
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.762 MHz, 456.412 MHz, 456.537 MHz, 467.462 MHz, 456.712 MHz, Grant Date: 09/13/2012, Expiration Date: 09/13/2022, Certifier: Gail Marchant, Registrant: Bearcom Operating LP, Dallas, TX 75355-9001, Phone: (800) 458-9887, Fax: (214) 355-1714, Email:
  • Lat: 33.964917 Lon: -84.698222, Call Sign: WQYF313,
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.287 MHz, 451.487 MHz, 451.737 MHz, 452.137 MHz, Grant Date: 09/08/2016, Expiration Date: 09/08/2026, Certifier: Steve Keller, Registrant: Radio One, Inc., 4405 International Blvd.. Suite B-118, Norcross, GA 30093, Phone: (678) 218-9900, Fax: (678) 218-9903, Email:
  • Lat: 33.901583 Lon: -84.672278, Call Sign: WRAT539,
    Assigned Frequencies: 462.187 MHz, 462.212 MHz, 462.312 MHz, 462.387 MHz, 452.787 MHz, Grant Date: 02/26/2018, Expiration Date: 02/26/2028, Certifier: John D Spain, Registrant: Bearcom Operating LLC, Dallas, TX 75355-9001, Phone: (800) 458-9887, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

220 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Powder Springs)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

34 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Powder Springs)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 4 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED84$153,15039$169,690160$161,0636$79,51718$145,658
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED4$146,2582$154,40521$159,7341$43,8603$118,830
APPLICATIONS DENIED22$137,0297$203,557116$149,06414$35,98413$161,919
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN22$139,9686$192,90884$154,1514$64,3236$103,967
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS3$210,6101$154,07019$167,0281$71,4801$88,590

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0315.01 , 0315.04, 0315.05

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 4 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED5$178,4146$177,7331$138,020
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED5$184,6326$195,0271$169,900
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$01$254,6300$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$03$325,9170$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0315.01 , 0315.04, 0315.05

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Powder Springs, GA
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Powder Springs, GA - Value

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 99. The highest number of fire incidents - 234 took place in 2007, and the least - 5 in 2005. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in Powder Springs, GA When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (48.2%), and Structure Fires (35.5%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Powder Springs, GA
    • 81048.2%Outside Fires
    • 59735.5%Structure Fires
    • 26515.8%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 80.5%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Powder Springs, GA
Most common first names in Powder Springs, GA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James6773.7 years
Mary5878.6 years
William5471.3 years
Robert5073.4 years
John3577.0 years
Charles3069.9 years
Betty2974.3 years
Dorothy2379.8 years
Richard2073.8 years
Helen1983.0 years
Most common last names in Powder Springs, GA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith3271.8 years
Jones2371.6 years
Williams2272.4 years
Brown1871.8 years
Sanders1681.7 years
Davis1369.2 years
Morris1277.8 years
Johnson1269.1 years
Turner1273.6 years
Taylor1277.6 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Powder Springs, GA
  • 86.7%Utility gas
  • 11.5%Electricity
  • 1.6%Wood
  • 0.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Powder Springs, GA
  • 68.4%Utility gas
  • 29.5%Electricity
  • 1.4%No fuel used
  • 0.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Powder Springs compared to Georgia state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • House age below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Powder Springs on our top lists:

  • #56 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the smallest racial income disparities between White and Black householders (with at least 2,000 householders)"
  • #60 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Africa, n.e.c. (population 500+)"
  • #64 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: management occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #22 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest average weight of females"
  • #23 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the best general health status score of residents (1-5), 3 years of data"
  • #25 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Evangelical Protestant adherents"
  • #43 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Mainline Protestant adherents"
  • #50 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest number of deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
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