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Population in 2012: 14,253 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +14.2%
 

Males: 6,636  (46.6%)
Females: 7,617  (53.4%)

Median resident age:  36.2 years
Georgia median age:  39.7 years

Zip codes: 30127.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $56,475 (it was $56,486 in 2000)
Powder Springs:

$56,475
GA:

$47,209
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $23,067

Powder Springs city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $131,179 (it was $114,000 in 2000)
Powder Springs:

$131,179
GA:

$142,300
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $158,890; Detached houses: $162,822; Townhouses or other attached units: $96,447; In 2-unit structures: $78,764; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $127,166; Mobile homes: $100,231; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $106,509

Median gross rent in 2012: $1,179.

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  • Black alone - 6,362 (45.4%)
  • White alone - 5,726 (40.8%)
  • Hispanic - 1,405 (10.0%)
  • Two or more races - 369 (2.6%)
  • Other race alone - 82 (0.6%)
  • American Indian alone - 70 (0.5%)
  • Asian alone - 13 (0.09%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Powder Springs: 94.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: United States (8.4%), Irish (6.4%), English (5.1%), German (4.8%), Subsaharan African (3.7%), West Indian (2.1%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 940 feet

Land area: 6.34 square miles.

Population density: 2,249 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Powder Springs:

  • High school or higher: 87.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 26.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.8%
  • Unemployed: 14.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 32.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Powder Springs city:

  • Never married: 27.5%
  • Now married: 51.7%
  • Separated: 3.5%
  • Widowed: 5.8%
  • Divorced: 11.4%

1,071 residents are foreign born (1.0% Latin America, 0.9% Asia).

This city:  7.6%
Georgia:  9.5%



According to our research of Georgia and other state lists there were 66 registered sex offenders living in Powder Springs, Georgia as of August 29, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Powder Springs to the number of sex offenders is 216 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,413 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $899 (0.8%)

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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 ).

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
  • 2011: 0 buildings
  • 2012: 22 buildings, average cost: $379,500

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Latitude: 33.87 N, Longitude: 84.68 W

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

Daytime population change due to commuting: -2,836 (-20.2%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 749 (12.6%)

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Property values in Powder Springs, GA


 

Crime rates in Powder Springs by Year
Type 2000 2001 2002 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 10000300110
per 100,000 8.50.00.00.00.019.60.00.06.37.10.0
Rapes 01115242110
per 100,000 0.07.87.76.833.413.125.412.56.37.10.0
Robberies 748121020151471217
per 100,000 59.231.361.381.766.8130.895.487.844.485.0119.0
Assaults 9981440327625271960
per 100,000 76.170.461.395.3267.1209.4483.5156.8171.2134.5420.1
Burglaries 7459708499103110131137161169
per 100,000 625.5461.6536.4571.7661.2673.9699.8821.5868.81139.91183.1
Thefts 227173210253248238269210191178214
per 100,000 1918.91353.51609.11721.81656.31557.11711.31316.91211.31260.31498.2
Auto thefts 2029192627243726272318
per 100,000 169.1226.9145.6176.9180.3157.0235.4163.0171.2162.8126.0
Arson 00000330010
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.019.619.10.00.07.10.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 298.0) 199.0145.3162.6186.1245.7273.5305.0206.5203.7233.0294.8

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 28 (26 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.82
Georgia average:

2.77

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Powder Springs, Georgia accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

7.7%
Georgia:

9.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +5,526 (+79.5%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (13%)
  • Manufacturing (11%)
  • Construction (11%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (10%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (24%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Finance and insurance (10%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Information (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4%)
  • Computer specialists (3%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (6%)
  • Cashiers (4%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Child care workers (4%)
  • Customer service representatives (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Powder Springs-area historical tornado activity is above Georgia state average. It is 158% 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 below Georgia state average. It is 96% 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 7/19/1997 at 17:06:34, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 82.6 miles away from Powder Springs center
On 3/21/2001 at 23:35:35, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 MD, Depth: 1.9 mi) earthquake occurred 81.1 miles away from the city center
On 1/15/1993 at 02:02:51, a magnitude 3.2 (3.1 LG, 3.2 MD, Depth: 1.1 mi) earthquake occurred 85.3 miles away from the city center
On 4/5/1994 at 22:21:59, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 88.8 miles away from Powder Springs center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Cobb County (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 3

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

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


Hospitals/medical centers in Powder Springs:

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

Other hospitals/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)

Political contributions by individuals in Powder Springs, 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.

Local government website: www.cityofpowdersprings.org

College/University in Powder Springs:

  • Powder Springs Beauty College (Location: 4114 Austell-Powder Springs Rd; Private, for-profit)

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

  • Chattahoochee Technical College (about 9 miles; Marietta, GA; Full-time enrollment: 5,335)
  • Life University (about 11 miles; Marietta, GA; FT enrollment: 2,001)
  • Southern Polytechnic State University (about 11 miles; Marietta, GA; FT enrollment: 3,532)
  • Kennesaw State University (about 13 miles; Kennesaw, GA; FT enrollment: 16,535)
  • Shorter College-Professional Studies (about 15 miles; Atlanta, GA; FT enrollment: 2,170)
  • Morehouse College (about 18 miles; Atlanta, GA; FT enrollment: 2,512)
  • Clark Atlanta University (about 18 miles; Atlanta, GA; FT enrollment: 3,390)

Public high schools in Powder Springs:

Private high schools in Powder Springs:

  • GRACE BAPTIST CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 590; Location: PO BOX 578; Grades: PK - 12)
  • TOTAL LEARNING CENTER CHRISTIAN SCHOOLS (Students: 288; Location: 4052 HIRAM LITHIA SPRINGS RD; Grades: PK - 12)
  • YOUTH CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 177; Location: 4967 BROWNSVILLE RD; Grades: PK - 12)

Biggest public elementary/middle schools in Powder Springs:

Private elementary/middle schools in Powder Springs:

  • TRINITY CHAPEL ACADEMY (Students: 356; Location: 4665 MACLAND RD; Grades: KG - 9)
  • MIDWAY COVENANT CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 295; Location: 4635 DALLAS HWY; Grades: PK - 8)
  • NEW HOPE CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 17; Location: 4192 BROWNSVILLE RD; Grades: PK - KG)
See full list of schools located in Powder Springs, map of school districts: COBB COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT


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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

 
Cobb County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Air pollution and air quality trends
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AQI  SO2 PM2.5 Ozone  CO  NO2 PM10 Pb 

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 35.5. This is about average.
City:

35.5
U.S.:

32.0
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 1.67. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 17.4 miles away from the city center.
City:

1.67
U.S.:

2.43
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 10.9. This is about average. There were 8 monitors within city limits.
City:

10.9
U.S.:

9.6
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.190. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 15.3 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.190
U.S.:

0.334
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 3.35. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 17.4 miles away from the city center.
City:

3.35
U.S.:

9.39
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 20.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.3 miles away from the city center.
City:

20.4
U.S.:

22.1
Lead (Pb) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 0.00165. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 11.3 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.00165
U.S.:

0.02218


Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 13.7%
(10.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 13.2% for Black residents, 33.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 7.0% for two or more races residents)

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

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Powder Springs, GA

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

Powder Springs compared to Georgia state average:

  • Renting percentage below state average.


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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

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Powder Springs travel time to work - commute


Powder Springs mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (87%)
  • Electricity (11%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

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

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 45.75%
Here45.8%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)Jewish
Adherents40.4%21.4%14.8%4.1%3.6%
Congregations33.5%2.2%11.8%4.0%1.2%
NamePresbyterian Church (USA)Episcopal ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaLDS (Mormon) ChurchOther
Adherents3.2%2.3%1.6%1.4%7.3%
Congregations4.7%2.2%2.2%2.8%35.4%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 98
Cobb County:

1.42 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

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

0.10 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

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

0.35 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

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

3.35 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

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

8.16 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

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

8.1%
State:

10.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Cobb County:

23.8%
State:

27.8%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

17.4%
Georgia:

14.6%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 6$26,360$52,7201$1,284
Other Government Administration 9$40,485$53,9800$0
Judicial and Legal 2$6,653$39,9181$1,630
Police Protection - Officers 31$117,227$45,3788$9,175
Police - Other 6$14,395$28,7904$2,973
Streets and Highways 4$9,691$29,0730$0
Welfare 0$0 1$1,158
Solid Waste Management 13$33,325$30,7620$0
Sewerage 5$14,803$35,5270$0
Parks and Recreation 0$0 1$443
Housing and Community Development(Local) 1$3,398$40,7760$0
Natural Resources 1$3,556$42,6720$0
Water Supply 10$34,129$40,9550$0
Other and Unallocable 5$17,097$41,0330$0
Totals for Government 93$321,119$41,43516$16,663

Powder Springs government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $789,000 ($55.36)
    Parks & Recreation: $190,000 ($13.33)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $2,185,000 ($153.30)
    Water Utilities: $1,827,000 ($128.18)
    Sewerage: $1,218,000 ($85.46)
    Central Staff Services: $845,000 ($59.29)
    Solid Waste Management: $718,000 ($50.38)
    Regular Highways: $596,000 ($41.82)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $169,000 ($11.86)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $0 ($0.00)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $906,000 ($63.57)
    Water Utilities: $359,000 ($25.19)
    Police Protection: $283,000 ($19.86)
    Sewerage: $240,000 ($16.84)
    General - Other: $171,000 ($12.00)
    Solid Waste Management: $149,000 ($10.45)
    Central Staff: $8,000 ($0.56)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $2,661,000 ($186.70)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $155,000 ($10.87)

Powder Springs government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,241,000 ($87.07)
    Solid Waste Management: $708,000 ($49.67)
    All Other: $3,000 ($0.21)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $100,000 ($7.02)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $797,000 ($55.92)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $619,000 ($43.43)
    Interest Earnings: $540,000 ($37.89)
    Special Assessments: $195,000 ($13.68)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,862,000 ($130.64)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $57,000 ($4.00)
  • Tax - Property: $1,810,000 ($126.99)
    Public Utilities: $521,000 ($36.55)
    Other Selective Sales: $453,000 ($31.78)
    NEC: $360,000 ($25.26)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $169,000 ($11.86)

Powder Springs government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $3,158,000 ($221.57)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Water Utilities: $138,000 ($9.68)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $3,031,000 ($212.66)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $266,000 ($18.66)

Powder Springs government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $136,000 ($9.54)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $7,995,000 ($560.93)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $2,327,000 ($163.26)

12.48% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($42,003 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

12.48%
Georgia average:

10.98%

1.64% of residents moved from foreign countries ($798 average AGI)
Cobb County:

1.64%
Georgia average:

0.39%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Fulton County, GA  1.72% ($57,248 average AGI)
from DeKalb County, GA  0.77% ($44,855)
from Cherokee County, GA  0.52% ($45,137)


10.45% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($51,423 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

10.45%
Georgia average:

9.55%

0.07% of residents moved to foreign countries ($294 average AGI)
Cobb County:

0.07%
Georgia average:

0.09%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Fulton County, GA  1.74% ($52,974 average AGI)
to Paulding County, GA  0.95% ($44,234)
to Cherokee County, GA  0.90% ($52,570)

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 (per 100,000 population)


See more detailed statistics of Powder Springs fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 6
Total length: 14 meters (46ft)
Total costs: $376,000
Total average daily traffic: 71,666
Total average daily truck traffic: 275
Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic: 107,499



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

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 199
  • Hazardous Condition: 110
  • Service Call: 119
  • Good Intent Call: 15

Incident types - Powder Springs


See full 2006 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
Businesses in Powder Springs, GA
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Kroger2
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
KFC1
Browse common businesses in Powder Springs, GA


Powder Springs on our top lists:

  • #17 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Other healthcare support occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #33 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest city-data.com crime index increase from 2000-2002 average to 2006 (population 5,000+)"
  • #42 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Administrative and support and waste management services (population 5,000+)"
  • #51 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Law enforcement workers including supervisors (population 5,000+)"
  • #58 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Professional and commercial equipment and supplies merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #60 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Alcoholic beverage merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #69 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Machinery, equipment, and supplies merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #73 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest city-data.com crime index increase from 2005 to 2006 (population 5,000+)"
  • #77 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage population increases in the 1990s) (population 5,000+)"
  • #77 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage increase in population in the 1990s (pop 5,000+)"
  • #98 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in homes for the mentally ill (population 5,000+)"
  • #10 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the best general health status score of residents (1-5), 3 years of data"
  • #16 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006"
  • #29 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that exercised in the past month"
  • #38 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest increase in the number of births per 1000 residents 1990-1999 to 2000-2003 (pop 50,000+)"
  • #58 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual air pollution readings in 2005 (µg/m3)"
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