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Welcome to Powder Springs


Our proactive city government and economic development team are poised to work with your business for its long term success. If your company or client is looking to relocate operations, establish an additional facility or expand an existing business in Powder Springs, we want to be your partner in this effort. You can count on us to be your 1-stop shop, resource, and advocate in Powder Springs, as well as your liaison to contacts, programs, and services offered at the county and state level. 

The amenities and services the city provides create a friendly climate that makes Powder Springs a special place to call home. In this community, the potential for your business is limited only by your imagination!

Why Powder Springs


  • 200+ acres of land available for development
  • Large tracts of land for development in Cobb County
  • Hometown feel with low crime, while still a part of the Metro Atlanta area
  • Local market primed for development
  • Low cost of doing business
  • Custom incentive packages available
  • Marketing, business, and workforce development programs
  • Dedicated city staff members committed to assisting with requirements for relocation and development

Available Properties and Land


For a listing of all available Commercial, Industrial, and Development properties visit the Economic Development website at www.cometopowdersprings.org.

Incentives


Powder Springs offers custom relocation and development incentives for your business based on the type of jobs and development you would be bringing to the City of Powder Springs. The Development Authority of Powder Springs (DAPS) and the Powder Springs Downtown Development Authority (PSDDA) each have a unique set of recruitment tools and offerings that assist with the development or relocation of small, large, and industrial businesses. We also have partnerships with local, county, and state economic development programs to provide additional incentives that complement our local offerings. It is our aim to create the ideal incentive package for your project's needs. For more information on INCENTIVES.

Workforce Development


Labor is your most important asset. We have a knowledgeable and well-trained workforce readily available.  For specialty needs and on the job training, Powder Springs Economic Development partners with the Georgia Department of Economic Development, Cobb Works, SBDC, the Cobb County Chamber of Commerce, Carl Vinson Institute, Georgia Power, and Kennesaw State University to provide a number of strategic resources aimed at helping you assemble a results-oriented workforce. All services are offered free of charge to Powder Springs businesses.  We are dedicated to growing our community intellectually and helping our residents augment their skill sets. For more information on WORKFORCE.

Data
Location


The City of Powder Springs is located in southwest Cobb County approximately 25 miles west of Atlanta and approximately 12 miles southwest of Marietta, the county seat.
  • Latitude: 33.87 N, Longitude: 84.68 W
  • Elevation: 940 feet
  • Land area: 6.34 square miles, of which 0.16% is water
  • Population density: 2249 people per square mile

Community


Local organizations, great leadership, and community spirit are what make Powder Springs such a unique community to live and do business in. The established partnerships between local business and government leaders foster a cooperative foundation for anticipated business development. This support network includes: Cobb Chamber of Commerce, Cobb County Economic Development Office, South Cobb Business Association, and Cobb Competitive Edge Initiative. The aim is to create long-term relationships that will enable the growth of commerce and quality of life in Powder Springs. For more information and DATA.

Demographics


  • Population: 14,253
  • Population change since 2000: +14.2%
  • Median resident age: 36.2 years.
  • Median household income: $57,572
  • Median house or condo value: $135,522
  • Median gross rent: $1,250
  • Mean housing unit prices: $158,890
  • Race
    • Black 6,483 (46.6%)
    • White 5,862 (42.2%)
    • Hispanic 1,179 (8.5%)
    • Two or more races 287 (2.1%)
    • American Indian 36 (0.3%)
    • Other race 39 (0.3%)
    • Asian 12 (0.09%)