Powder Springs, Georgia Population 2024

17,787

Powder Springs is a city located in Cobb County Georgia. Powder Springs has a 2024 population of 17,787. Powder Springs is currently growing at a rate of 1.28% annually and its population has increased by 5.24% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 16,902 in 2020.

The average household income in Powder Springs is $107,764 with a poverty rate of 7.49%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Powder Springs is 38.7 years, 38.4 years for males, and 39.2 years for females.

Powder Springs Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Powder Springs was:

  • Black or African American: 52.16%
  • White: 30.22%
  • Other race: 9.14%
  • Two or more races: 5.28%
  • Asian: 1.64%
  • Native American: 1.51%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.05%
State
Georgia
Land Area (mi²)
7.4 sq mi
Density (mi²)
2,416.50/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
5.24% (885)
The current population of Powder Springs, Georgia is 17,787 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 16,902.

Powder Springs, Georgia Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
Black or African American8,83152.16%
White5,11730.22%
Other race1,5479.14%
Two or more races8945.28%
Asian2781.64%
Native American2551.51%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander80.05%
showing: 7 rows

Black or African American

White

Other race

Two or more races

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Powder Springs Population by Race

Powder Springs Population Pyramid 2024

Powder Springs Median Age

38.7

Total

38.4

Male

39.2

Female

Powder Springs Adults

There are 12,835 adults, (2,326 of whom are seniors) in Powder Springs.

Powder Springs Age Dependency

61.1

Age Dependency Ratio

22.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39

Child Dependency Ratio

Powder Springs Sex Ratio

Female9,12653.9%
Male7,80446.1%

Powder Springs Population by Age

Powder Springs Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All6,0822.7478.921.1
Married3,0023.4386.913.1
Non Family1,6671.187822
Female1,1523.1454.345.7
Male2613.021000
showing: 5 rows

3.27

Average Family Size

2.74

Average Household Size

78.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Powder Springs Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Powder Springs Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Powder Springs Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 56.51%.

Powder Springs Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$48,710

Average Earnings

$51,273

Average Male

$46,706

Average Female

Powder Springs Earnings by Educational Attainment

Powder Springs Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Powder Springs Language

80.95% of Powder Springs residents speak only English, while 19.05% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 12.36% of the population.

Powder Springs Language

Powder Springs Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Black8,7127048.08%
White4,4013638.25%
Other1,49916611.07%
Hispanic3,1831273.99%
Multiple894111.23%
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7.49%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.08%

Male Poverty Rate

9.55%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Powder Springs

The race most likely to be in poverty in Powder Springs is Other, with 11.07% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Powder Springs is Multiple, with 1.23% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.76%. Among those working part-time, it was 8.55%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.75%.

Powder Springs Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade15.29%
High School12.26%
Some College6.68%
Bachelors or Greater1.19%
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Powder Springs Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed34.62%
Female Unemployed22.79%
Female Employed2.11%
Male Employed0.93%
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Powder Springs Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Powder Springs Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Powder Springs Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

46.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.4%

Male Marriage Rate

39.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Powder Springs Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Powder Springs Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Powder Springs Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Powder Springs Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

1,289

Number of Veterans

1,116

Male Veterans

173

Female Veterans

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Powder Springs Veterans by War

count

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Powder Springs Veterans by Age

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Powder Springs Veterans by Race

Powder Springs Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

1.04%

Veteran Poverty Rate

23.37%

Veteran Disability Rate

Powder Springs Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

69.7%

Labor Force Participation

66.4%

Employment Rate

4.5%

Unemployment Rate

Powder Springs Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Powder Springs Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Powder Springs Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

39.08%

Born in Powder Springs

87.19%

Native Born

12.81%

Foreign Born

6.57%

Non Citizen

6.24%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

87.19% of Powder Springs residents were born in the United States, with 39.08% having been born in Georgia. 6.57% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Powder Springs Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202918,9122251.2%
202818,6872251.22%
202718,4622251.23%
202618,2372251.25%
202518,0122251.26%
202417,7872251.28%
202317,5622251.3%
202217,3372251.31%
202117,1122101.24%
202016,9021,1237.12%
201915,7794102.67%
201815,3693682.45%
201715,001360.24%
201614,9652061.4%
201514,7592211.52%
201414,5381481.03%
201314,3901481.04%
201214,2421180.84%
201114,1241581.13%
201013,9661,48511.9%
200012,4815,58881.07%
19906,8933,512103.87%
19803,38182232.12%
19702,559
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Powder Springs Population by Year