Community Profile

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: 7.17 square miles, of which 0.16% is water
  • Population density: 1945 persons 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.

Demographics

  • Population 2019: 15,758
  • Population change since 2000: +13.04%
  • Median household income (Adjusted to 2019 Dollars), 2015 - 2019: $69,807
  • Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2015 - 2019: 77.7%
  • Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019: $167,500
  • Median gross rent, 2015 - 2019: $1,244
  • Population by  Race
    • Black or African American Alone 55.9%
    • White Alone, Not Hispanic or Latino 27.8%
    • Hispanic or Latino 15.2%