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.

Powder Springs is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-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.

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

The population of Powder Springs is very well educated relative to most cities and towns in the nation, where the average community has 21.84% of its adult population holding a 4-year degree or higher: 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.