Community Profile


The City of Powder Springs is located in southwest Cobb County approximately 24 miles west of Atlanta and approximately 23 miles from Hartsfield-Jackson Airport. 

  • Land area: 7.17 square miles
  • Population density: 1945 persons per square mile
  • Interstates: close to I-20 & I-75
  • Airports in the region: Hartsfield-Jackson, McCollum Airport, Fulton County Airport
  • Railroads: Norfolk Southern Intermodal
  • The Silver Comet Trail 


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 SelectCobb. The aim is to create long-term relationships that will enable the growth of commerce and quality of life in Powder Springs.


  • Population 2023: 18,225
  • Median household income, 2023: $84,161
  • Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2023: 76.8%
  • Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2023: $290,114
  • Millennial population: 25.8% 
  • Gen-Z population: 22.1%
  • Education: 41% residents have a bachelor's degree or higher
  • Population by  Race
    • Black or African American Alone: 52%
    • White Alone, Not Hispanic or Latino: 28.8%
    • Hispanic or Latino: 15.3%
    • Asian: 1.7%

*This demographic data is provided by Esri.