Community Profile

Location

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, of which 0.16% is water
  • 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
  • Developable Land: 400 acres

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 2021: 15,971
  • Population change since 2010: +13.04%
  • Median household income, 2019: $73,359
  • Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2015 - 2019: 77.7%
  • Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2021: $212,175
  • Median gross rent, 2015 - 2019: $1,244
  • Millennial population: 22% 
  • Education: 35% residents have a bachelor's degree or higher
  • Population by  Race
    • Black or African American Alone 55.9%
    • White Alone, Not Hispanic or Latino 27.8%
    • Hispanic or Latino 15.2%