Powder Springs, GA
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Living in Powder Springs


Powder Springs is a somewhat small city located in the state of Georgia. With a population of 15,052 people and ten constituent neighborhoods, Powder Springs is the 69th largest community in Georgia.

Powder Springs real estate is some of the most expensive in Georgia, although Powder Springs house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.

Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Powder Springs is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Powder Springs is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Powder Springs who work in office and administrative support (16.11%), sales jobs (12.17%), and management occupations (9.23%).

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.

In Powder Springs, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 35.12 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.

The education level of Powder Springs citizens is very high relative to the national average among all cities (21.84%): 35.81% of adults in Powder Springs have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.

The per capita income in Powder Springs in 2010 was $26,727, which is wealthy relative to Georgia, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $106,908 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. Important ancestries of people in Powder Springs include English, African, Irish, German, and Jamaican.

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