The City of Powder Springs is located just 19 miles from Atlanta in Cobb County, Georgia. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Powder Springs has a total area of 6.3 square miles, of which 0.16% is water.
Powder Springs was originally incorporated as Springville in 1838 and the name was changed to Powder Springs (derived from the seven springs within the city limits) in 1859. The springs contains some 26 minerals that turn the sand to black like gunpowder in the area.
The Zip Code for Powder Springs is 30127. The attractive downtown area of Powder Springs offers residents and visitors a safe, pedestrian -friendly dining and shopping experience with plenty of available parking.
Powder Springs gets 56 inches of rain and 1 inch of snowfall per year. The number of days with any measurable precipitation is 96. On average, there are 217 sunny days per year with July highs around 89 degrees and January lows around 28 degrees. The comfort index, which is based on humidity during the hot months, is a 35 out of 100, where higher is more comfortable.
The unemployment rate is 9.10%, with job growth of -0.75%. Future job growth over the next ten years is predicted to be 29.40%. The sales tax rate is 6.00%. Income tax is 6.00%. The income per capita is $22,887, which includes all adults and children. The median household income is $64,182.
Population by Occupation
Management, Business, and Financial Operations 15.46%
Professional and Related Occupations 23.52%
Sales and Office 31.74%
Farming, Fishing, and Forestry 0.01%
Construction, Extraction, and Maintenance 7.70%
Production, Transportation, and Material Moving 13.67%
As of 2011, the population of Powder Springs is 15,509 and there are 2,436 people per square mile (population density). The median age is 35.8. 49.55% of people are married and 13.16% are divorced. The average household size is 3.07 people. 55.06% of people are married with children and 60.09% have children and are single.
Real Estate and Housing
The median home value in Powder Springs is $142,800. Home appreciation is -6.59% over the last year. The median age of real estate is 19 years. Renters make up 9.97% of the population and 3.55% of houses and apartments are unoccupied.
If you’re in the market to buy Real Estate or thinking about relocating, you’ll find many residential options to choose from.
Whether you’re looking for luxury and estate homes, single-family homes, townhomes or condos, I am a Powder Springs GA Realtor® that can help you find the perfect home in the right neighborhood to fit your lifestyle, budget and needs!
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