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.

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, managers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Powder Springs who work in office and administrative support (15.28%), management occupations (12.48%), and sales jobs (11.65%).

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, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 35.50 minutes every day commuting to work.

The education level of Powder Springs citizens is very high relative to the national average among all cities (21.84%): 34.88% of adults in Powder Springs have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.

The per capita income in Powder Springs in 2010 was $25,574, which is wealthy relative to Georgia, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $102,296 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 11.46% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Powder Springs include English, Irish, German, African, and French.

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