Powder Springs, Georgia 

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Population

15,801

+7.2% since 2020

Unemployment Rate

3.4%

Median Income

$56,768

Median Home Price

$278,300

Median Age

38.6

Comfort Index (Climate)

7.0 / 6.8

summer / winter

Atlanta Gifts

Best Places to Live in Powder Springs, Georgia

Regional center - North-central Georgia at the southern tip of the Appalachian Mountains. May, October and September are the most pleasant months in Powder Springs, while January and July are the least comfortable months.
State: Georgia
County: Cobb County
Metro Area: Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell Metro Area
City: Powder Springs
Zip Codes: 30127
Cost of Living: 3.0% higher
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 1034 ft above sea level
Powder Springs, GA Housing Market
Least Expensive HomesHomes Over 2,000 Sq. Ft.
Median Home ValueHomes less than 10 yrs old
Most Expensive HomesAll Single Family Homes
Pros
Excellent housing
Entertainment
Education
Cons
Growth and sprawl
Traffic and commutes
Summer heat


What Bert Has To Say About Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell Metro Area

The large, energetic and cosmopolitan Atlanta is a booming regional center for the growing and increasingly prosperous American South. Originally Atlanta was founded as a transportation crossroads, as railroads converged on its end-of-mountains location and radiated in all directions. Today’s Atlanta still plays that role, both for ground and air transport, as it originates more flights than any city except Chicago. But more generally, Atlanta has boomed, first as home to such giants as Coca-Cola and Delta Airlines, and more recently as a vital regional and headquarters business center for large corporations. Home offices for Home Depot, UPS, CNN and Bellsouth are in the area, and almost any company you can think of has an operation here, and some are quite large.


Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Powder Springs is 3.4% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Positive. Powder Springs jobs have increased by 2.9%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Powder Springs's cost of living is 3.0% higher than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Powder Springs's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
May, October and September are the most pleasant months in Powder Springs, while January and July are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

VOTING
In the last Presidential election, Cobb county remained strongly Democratic, 56.3% to 42.0%. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Powder Springs's population is 15,801 people. Since 2020, it has had a population growth of 7.2%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 36.0 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Powder Springs is Real Estate: $278,300. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 8.9%.

SCHOOLS
Powder Springs public schools spend $9,996 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 15.8 students per teacher in Powder Springs. More Education



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Housing Market in Powder Springs

It's a good time to buy in Powder Springs. Home Appreciation is up 20.2% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Powder Springs is $278,300.
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Reviews for Powder Springs   3 Reviews
Great in theory. - 3/29/2018
I have spent over a decade living in Powder Springs and if you take anything from my review let it be it's a great place to live if you have money and are Caucasian but... Read More

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Traffic - 7/27/2006
Too many cars, too few direct routes, too few left turn lanes. The traffic here is bad just about all the time, not just "rush hour". Going to the YMCA can be a... Read More

Housing - 8/22/2005
Powder Springs is great! It's a wonderful place to raise a family. Good schools, incredibly cheap housing, cute, with an old-south charm. The people are remarkably... Read More


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