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 85.42% 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 (19.74%), management occupations (14.57%), and sales jobs (10.68%).

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 34.47 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.

The overall education level of Powder Springs citizens is substantially higher than the typical US community, as 31.00% of adults in Powder Springs have at least a bachelor's degree, and the average American community has 21.84%.

The per capita income in Powder Springs in 2010 was $23,062, 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 $92,248 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 10.53% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Powder Springs include Irish, German, African, and Jamaican.

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