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Population (year 2000): 12,481. Estimated population in July 2005: 14,507 (+16.2% change)
Males: 5,911 (47.4%), Females: 6,570 (52.6%)

Zip code:

Median resident age: 32.0 years
Median household income: $56,486 (year 2000)
Median house value: $114,800 (year 2000)

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Races in Powder Springs:

  • White Non-Hispanic (56.1%)
  • Black (37.4%)
  • Hispanic (4.3%)
  • Other race (1.7%)
  • Two or more races (1.7%)
  • American Indian (0.6%)

Ancestries: United States (14.0%), German (7.7%), Irish (7.7%), English (6.7%), Subsaharan African (3.3%), West Indian (2.6%).Springs, Georgia

Elevation: 940 feet

Land area: 6.3 square miles

Powder

For population 25 years and over in Powder Springs

  • High school or higher: 87.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 28.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.2%
  • Unemployed: 3.8%
  • Mean travel time to work: 37.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Powder Springs city

  • Never married: 24.5%
  • Now married: 56.8%
  • Separated: 2.6%
  • Widowed: 3.6%
  • Divorced: 12.5%

7.6% Foreign born (3.9% Latin America, 1.5% Africa, 1.1% Asia, 0.8% Europe).

Population change in the 1990s: +5,526 (+79.5%).


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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: GA Marietta, (11.3 miles pop. 58,748).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: GA Atlanta, (20.4 miles pop. 416,474).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: IL Chicago, (588.8 miles pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: GA (4.6 miles Austell, Springs, GA (5.0 miles Lithia GA (6.5 miles Hiram, GA (8.3 miles Mableton, GA Douglasville, (8.6 miles Oaks, GA (10.0 miles Fair GA Smyrna, (11.1 miles GA Marietta, (11.3 miles


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 144 buildings, average cost: $54,800
  • 1997: 162 buildings, average cost: $58,500
  • 1998: 102 buildings, average cost: $56,900
  • 1999: 124 buildings, average cost: $59,400
  • 2000: 109 buildings, average cost: $82,900
  • 2001: 117 buildings, average cost: $118,900
  • 2002: 238 buildings, average cost: $102,000
  • 2003: 170 buildings, average cost: $123,700
  • 2004: 135 buildings, average cost: $98,800
  • 2005: 136 buildings, average cost: $101,400

Latitude: 33.87 N, Longitude: 84.68 W


Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (17.6%), Retail trade (14.9%), Professional,scientific,management,administrative,and waste management services (13.1%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: -3,488 (-27.9%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 660 (10.5%)


 

Crime in Powder Springs by Year

Type 2000 2001 2002
Murders 1 0 0
    per 100,000 8.0 0.0 0.0
Rapes 0 1 1
    per 100,000 0.0 8.0 8.0
Robberies 7 4 8
    per 100,000 56.1 32.0 64.1
Assaults 9 9 8
    per 100,000 72.1 72.1 64.1
Burglaries 74 59 70
    per 100,000 592.9 472.7 560.9
Thefts 227 173 210
    per 100,000 1818.8 1386.1 1682.6
Auto thefts 20 29 19
    per 100,000 160.2 232.4 152.2
166.3 134.4 154.0

Average climate in Powder Springs, Georgia

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Powder

Powder Springs-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Georgia state average. It is 95% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/22/1992, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 3.8 miles away from the Powder Springs city center injured 46 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 3/29/1991, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 3.2 miles away from the city center injured 25 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Birthplace of: Morris Almond - College basketball player (Rice Owls).


Hospitals/medical centers near Powder Springs:
  • EMORY PARKWAY MEDICAL CENTER (about 7 miles; LITHIA SPRINGS, GA)
  • WELLSTAR DOUGLAS HOSPITAL (about 9 miles; DOUGLASVILLE, GA)
  • WELLSTAR KENNESTONE HOSPITAL (about 11 miles; MARIETTA, GA)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Powder Springs:
  • DOBBINS AIR RESERVE BASE (about 13 miles; MARIETTA, GA; ID: MGE)
  • THE WILLIAM B HARTSFIELD ATLANTA INTL (about 25 miles; ATLANTA, GA; ID: ATL)
  • RICHARD B RUSSELL (about 47 miles; ROME, GA; ID: RMG)
Other public-use airports nearest to Powder Springs:
  • COBB COUNTY-MC COLLUM FIELD (about 12 miles; ATLANTA, GA; ID: RYY)
  • FULTON COUNTY AIRPORT-BROWN FIELD (about 14 miles; ATLANTA, GA; ID: FTY)
  • CARTERSVILLE (about 21 miles; CARTERSVILLE, GA; ID: VPC)

Local government website:

Local government employment and payroll (March 2002)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 4 $18,128 $54,384 5 $4,003
Judicial and Legal 1 $3,239 $38,868 3 $2,252
Other and Unallocable 3 $9,660 $38,640 0 $0
Water Supply 14 $42,613 $36,525 0 $0
Housing and Community Development(Local) 1 $3,826 $45,912 0 $0
Solid Waste Management 6 $15,153 $30,306 1 $1,937
Streets and Highways 5 $12,688 $30,451 0 $0
Police - Other 4 $9,305 $27,915 4 $3,584
Financial Administration 3 $10,412 $41,648 0 $0
Police Protection - Officers 23 $74,514 $38,876 11 $14,209
Totals for Government 64 $199,539 $37,413 24 $25,986
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Powder Springs:
  • LIFE UNIVERSITY (about 11 miles; MARIETTA, GA; Full-time enrollment: 2,881)
  • SOUTHERN POLYTECHNIC STATE UNIVERSITY (about 11 miles; MARIETTA, GA; FT enrollment: 2,559)
  • CHATTAHOOCHEE TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 11 miles; MARIETTA, GA; FT enrollment: 2,012)
  • KENNESAW STATE UNIVERSITY (about 14 miles; KENNESAW, GA; FT enrollment: 9,589)
  • CLARK ATLANTA UNIVERSITY (about 20 miles; ATLANTA, GA; FT enrollment: 4,652)
  • MOREHOUSE COLLEGE (about 20 miles; ATLANTA, GA; FT enrollment: 2,867)
  • MORRIS BROWN COLLEGE (about 20 miles; Atlanta, GA; FT enrollment: 2,708)
Public high school in Powder Springs:
  • MCEACHERN HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 3,246; Location: 2400 MACLAND ROAD; Grades: 09 - 12)
Private high schools in Powder Springs:
  • YOUTH CHRISTIAN SCH (Students: 221; Location: 4967 BROWNSVILLE RD; Grades: PK - 12)
  • TOTAL LEARNING CENTER CHRISTIA (Students: 193; Location: P.O. BOX 13; Grades: PK - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Powder Springs:
  • J. A. DOBBINS MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 1,166; Location: 637 WILLIAMS LAKE ROAD; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • TAPP MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 1,103; Location: 3900 MACEDONIA ROAD; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • VAUGHAN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 1,089; Location: 5950 NICHOLS ROAD; Grades: PK - 05)
  • POWDER SPRINGS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 945; Location: 4570 GRADY GRIER ROAD; Grades: PK - 05)
  • KEMP ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 872; Location: 865 CORNER ROAD; Grades: PK - 05)
  • AUSTELL ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 830; Location: 5243 MEADOWS ROAD; Grades: PK - 05)
  • VARNER ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 778; Location: 4761 GAYDON ROAD; Grades: PK - 05)
  • BESSIE L. BAGGETT ELEMENTARY (Students: 754; Location: 948 WILLIAMS LAKE ROAD; Grades: PK - 05)
  • COMPTON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 728; Location: 3450 NEW MACLAND ROAD; Grades: PK - 05)
  • STILL ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 573; Location: 870 CASTEEL ROAD SOUTH WEST; Grades: KG - 05)
 

Powder Springs compared to Georgia state average:
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
Strongest AM radio stations in Powder Springs:
  • WMLB (1160 AM; 50 kW; EAST POINT, GA; Owner: ATLANTA AREA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WDWD (590 AM; 5 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WAOS (1600 AM; 20 kW; AUSTELL, GA; Owner: LA FAVORITA, INC.)
  • WFTD (1080 AM; daytime; 50 kW; MARIETTA, GA; Owner: PRIETO ENTERPRISES, INC.)
  • WAZX (1550 AM; 50 kW; SMYRNA, GA; Owner: GA-MEX BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WGST (640 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WAOK (1380 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WCNN (680 AM; 50 kW; NORTH ATLANTA, GA; Owner: DICKEY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WSB (750 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WQXI (790 AM; 28 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY OF GEORGIA)
  • WGUN (1010 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: WGUN, INC.)
  • WGKA (1190 AM; 25 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF GEORGIA, INC.)
  • WKNG (1060 AM; daytime; 50 kW; TALLAPOOSA, GA; Owner: WKNG, INC.)
Strongest FM radio stations in Powder Springs:
  • WWWQ (100.5 FM; ANNISTON, AL; Owner: WNNX LICO, INC.)
  • WNNX (99.7 FM; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: WNNX LICO, INC.)
  • WRFG (89.3 FM; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: RADIO FREE GEORGIA BROADCASTING FOUNDATION INC)
  • WKHX-FM (101.5 FM; MARIETTA, GA; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WLCL (105.7 FM; CANTON, GA; Owner: CHEROKEE BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WKLS (96.1 FM; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WLTM (94.9 FM; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WCCV (91.7 FM; CARTERSVILLE, GA; Owner: IMMANUEL BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WSB-FM (98.5 FM; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • W214AS (90.7 FM; WALESKA, GA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • WSTR (94.1 FM; SMYRNA, GA; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY OF GEORGIA)
  • WVEE (103.3 FM; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WZGC (92.9 FM; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORP. OF ATLANTA)
  • W221AW (92.1 FM; NORTH CANTON, GA; Owner: IMMANUEL BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • W265BD (100.9 FM; WOODSTOCK, GA; Owner: IMMANUEL BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WALR-FM (104.1 FM; LA GRANGE, GA; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WAMJ (102.5 FM; MABLETON, GA; Owner: NEW MABLETON BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WHTA (107.9 FM; HAMPTON, GA; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WPZE (97.5 FM; FAYETTEVILLE, GA; Owner: ROA LICENSES, LLC)
  • WABE (90.1 FM; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: BOARD OF EDUCATION, CITY OF ATLANTA)
TV broadcast stations around Powder Springs:
  • WUVG (Channel 34; ATHENS, GA; Owner: UNIVISION ATLANTA LLC)
  • WAGA (Channel 5; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WSB-TV (Channel 2; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: WSB-TV HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WXIA-TV (Channel 11; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: GANNETT GEORGIA, L.P.)
  • WANN-LP (Channel 32; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: PRISM BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WDTA-LP (Channel 53; FAYETTEVILLE, GA; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • WATL (Channel 36; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: WATL, LLC)
  • WTBS (Channel 17; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: SUPERSTATION, INC.)
  • WGCL-TV (Channel 46; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: MEREDITH CORPORATION)
  • WHSG (Channel 63; MONROE, GA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WSKC-LP (Channel 59; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: KM LPTV OF ATLANTA, L.L.C.)
  • WUPA (Channel 69; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: VIACOM STATIONS GROUP OF ATLANTA INC.)
  • WTHC-LP (Channel 42; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: THE ATLANTA CHANNEL, INC.)
  • WPBA (Channel 30; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: BOARD OF EDUCATION OF THE CITY OF ATLANTA)
  • WANX-LP (Channel 26; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: PRISM BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WIRE-CA (Channel 40; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: COMMERCIAL BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • W04DB (Channel 4; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: VVILPTV, INC.)
  • W24AL (Channel 24; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WPXA (Channel 14; ROME, GA; Owner: PAXSON ATLANTA LICENSE, INC.)
  • WATC (Channel 57; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: COMMUNITY TELEVISION, INC.)
  • W38CU (Channel 38; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: KOREAN AMERICAN TV BROADCASTING CORP.)

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