Powder Springs, Georgia Population 2020

15,438

Powder Springs is a city located in Georgia. With a 2020 population of 15,438, it is the 69th largest city in Georgia and the 2264th largest city in the United States. Powder Springs is currently growing at a rate of 0.19% annually and its population has increased by 10.75% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 13,940 in 2010. Spanning over 7 miles, Powder Springs has a population density of 2,097 people per square mile.

The average household income in Powder Springs is $78,306 with a poverty rate of 10.41%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,175 per month, and the median house value is $154,600. The median age in Powder Springs is 39.2 years, 37.9 years for males, and 39.9 years for females. For every 100 females there are 80.8 males.

Powder Springs Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 58.36%
  • White: 31.59%
  • Other race: 5.05%
  • Two or more races: 3.26%
  • Asian: 1.61%
  • Native American: 0.14%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Powder Springs, Georgia is 15,438, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 15,378.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 13,940.

Powder Springs, Georgia Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American8,72258.36%
White4,72131.59%
Some Other Race7545.05%
Two or More Races4873.26%
Asian2401.61%
American Indian and Alaska Native210.14%

Powder Springs Population Pyramid 2020

Powder Springs Median Age

39.2


Total

37.9


Male

39.9


Female

Powder Springs Adults

There are 11,186 adults, (1,736 of whom are seniors) in Powder Springs.

Powder Springs Age Dependency

58.1

Age Dependency Ratio

18.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Powder Springs Sex Ratio

Female

8,267

55.32%

Male

6,678

44.68%

Powder Springs Households and Families

Powder Springs Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Powder Springs Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married81.8%18.2%
All74.5%25.5%
Non Family73%27%
Female63.2%36.8%
Male59.2%40.8%

74.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5,2772.7974.5
Married2,5573.3481.8
Non Family1,3501.2173
Female1,0023.1163.2
Male3683.959.2

3.21

Average Family Size

2.79

Average Household Size

4.9%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.5%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Powder Springs Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3683.68%
9th to 12th Grade3533.53%
High School Graduate2,31023.13%
Some College2,46124.64%
Associates Degree1,04710.48%
Bachelors Degree2,52125.24%
Graduate Degree9279.28%

Powder Springs Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
Black5,4065,0471,904
White3,5493,3451,253
Hispanic736585182
Other Race34222025
Multiple Races16316333
Asian15313286
Native American44

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 56.21%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$40,334$40,114$40,552
Less Than High School$15,870$11,989$25,526
High School Grad$32,089$30,477$38,500
Some College$36,496$37,938$35,779
Bachelors Degree$48,582$54,577$44,045
Graduate Degree$64,788$84,375$63,898

$40,334

Average Earnings

$40,114

Average Male

$40,552

Average Female

Powder Springs Language

Powder Springs Language by Age

Powder Springs Language

84.66% of Powder Springs residents speak only English, while 15.34% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 6.77% of the population.

Powder Springs Poverty

Powder Springs Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black8,49589910.58%
White3,99342410.62%
Hispanic1,51316210.71%
Other75412216.18%
Multiple487459.24%
Native201680.00%
Asian24093.75%

10.41%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.20%

Male Poverty Rate

11.38%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Powder Springs

The race most likely to be in poverty in Powder Springs is Native, with 80.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Powder Springs is Asian, with 3.75% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.59%. Among those working part-time, it was 11.23%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.51%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School25.07%
Some College10.57%
High School10.45%
Bachelors or Greater4.26%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed42.00%
Male Unemployed31.55%
Male Employed2.93%
Female Employed2.86%

Powder Springs Income

Powder Springs Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$62,645$78,306
Families$68,495$79,413
Married Families$80,360-
Non Families$46,523$68,982

Powder Springs Marital Status

Powder Springs Marital Status

Marriage Rates

48.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.6%

Male Marriage Rate

42.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Powder Springs Married by Age and Sex

Powder Springs Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Powder Springs Marital Status by Race

Powder Springs Veterans

1,182

Number of Veterans

1,029

Male Veterans

153

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam489
First Gulf War340
Second Gulf War136
World War II49
Korea49
Age Group Veterans
65 to 74370
35 to 54334
55 to 64271
75+137
18 to 3470
Name Veterans % of Total
Black5919.55%
White58114.12%
Hispanic202.29%
Other102.28%

$Powder Springs Veterans by Education

4.79%

Veteran Poverty Rate

24.46%

Veteran Disability Rate

Powder Springs Employment Status

68.6%

Labor Force Participation

63.6%

Employment Rate

7.1%

Unemployment Rate

Powder Springs Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

41.60%

Born in Georgia

87.65%

Native Born

12.35%

Foreign Born

4.90%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

87.65% of Powder Springs residents were born in the United States, with 41.60% having been born in Georgia. 4.90% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202015,438300.19%
201915,408300.20%
201815,3783722.48%
201715,006300.20%
201614,9762041.38%
201514,7722221.53%
201414,5501511.05%
201314,3991491.05%
201214,2501160.82%
201114,1341581.13%
201013,9761,4951.14%
200012,4815,5886.12%
19906,8933,5127.38%
19803,3818222.82%
19702,5590.00%