Powder Springs, GA
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Powder Springs is a somewhat small city located in the state of Georgia. With a population of 14,826 people and ten constituent neighborhoods, Powder Springs is the 69th largest community in Georgia.

Powder Springs is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 85.38% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Powder Springs is a city of sales and office workers, managers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Powder Springs who work in office and administrative support (17.64%), management occupations (16.60%), and sales jobs (12.19%).

Also of interest is that Powder Springs has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

One downside of living in Powder Springs is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Powder Springs, the average commute to work is 35.60 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.

In terms of college education, Powder Springs is substantially better educated than the typical community in the nation, which has 21.84% of the adults holding a bachelor's degree or graduate degree: 29.46% of adults in Powder Springs have a college degree.

The per capita income in Powder Springs in 2010 was $22,864, 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 $91,456 for a family of four. However, Powder Springs contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Powder Springs is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Powder Springs home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Powder Springs residents report their race to be Black or African-American, followed by White. Powder Springs also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 10.01% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Powder Springs include Irish, German, African, and French .

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