Powder Springs, Georgia Population 2021

16,582
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Powder Springs is a city located in Cobb County Georgia. With a 2020 population of 16,582, it is the 67th largest city in Georgia and the 2174th largest city in the United States . Powder Springs is currently growing at a rate of 2.55% annually and its population has increased by 18.95% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 13,940 in 2010. Powder Springs reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 7 miles, Powder Springs has a population density of 2,253 people per square mile.

The average household income in Powder Springs is $85,340 with a poverty rate of 6.87%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,244 per month, and the median house value is $167,500. The median age in Powder Springs is 38 years, 38.5 years for males, and 37.6 years for females.

Powder Springs Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 55.86%
  • White: 33.28%
  • Other race: 4.39%
  • Two or more races: 3.44%
  • Native American: 1.68%
  • Asian: 1.32%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.03%
The current population of Powder Springs, Georgia is 16,582 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 15,758.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 13,940.

Powder Springs, Georgia Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American8,47055.86%
White5,04733.28%
Some Other Race6654.39%
Two or More Races5213.44%
American Indian and Alaska Native2551.68%
Asian2001.32%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander50.03%
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Powder Springs Population by Race

Powder Springs Population Pyramid $2021

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Powder Springs Median Age

38


Total

38.5


Male

37.6


Female

Powder Springs Adults

There are 11,383 adults, (2,020 of whom are seniors) in Powder Springs.

Powder Springs Age Dependency

61.9

Age Dependency Ratio

21.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Powder Springs Sex Ratio

Female

8,436

55.64%

Male

6,727

44.36%

Powder Springs Population by Age

Powder Springs Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Powder Springs Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female67.6%32.4%
Non Family74.8%25.2%
All77.7%22.3%
Married82.1%17.9%
Male83.7%16.3%

77.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Powder Springs Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5,1252.9177.7
Married2,5773.5582.1
Non Family1,2261.3174.8
Female9733.0767.6
Male3493.4283.7

3.35

Average Family Size

2.91

Average Household Size

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Powder Springs Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3663.58%
9th to 12th Grade3523.45%
High School Graduate2,70926.52%
Some College2,41823.67%
Associates Degree9188.99%
Bachelors Degree2,47024.18%
Graduate Degree9839.62%
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Powder Springs Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Powder Springs Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Black5,3465,0831,897
White3,6483,4101,282
Hispanic1,113899235
Other Race31723822
Native American12818
Asian11410062
2+ Races999921
Islander55

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 54.39%.

Powder Springs Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$40,381$40,075$40,588
Less Than 9th Grade$27,256$$31,115
High School Graduate$32,955$36,085$31,203
Some College$32,446$31,429$37,009
Bachelors Degree$48,287$53,532$44,075
Graduate Degree$63,139$80,813$62,614

$40,381

Average Earnings

$40,075

Average Male

$40,588

Average Female

Powder Springs Earnings by Educational Attainment

Powder Springs Language by Age

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Powder Springs Language

84.23% of Powder Springs residents speak only English, while 15.77% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 9.34% of the population.

Powder Springs Language

Powder Springs Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black8,3295166.20%
White4,07144710.98%
Hispanic2,307451.95%
Other665274.06%
Multiple521183.45%
Asian200147.00%

6.87%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.20%

Male Poverty Rate

8.21%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Powder Springs

The race most likely to be in poverty in Powder Springs is White, with 10.98% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Powder Springs is Hispanic, with 1.95% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 8.31%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.25%.

Powder Springs Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade12.79%
High School8.85%
Some College7.14%
Bachelors or Greater2.16%

Powder Springs Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed38.68%
Male Unemployed27.63%
Female Employed2.75%
Male Employed1.06%

Powder Springs Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Powder Springs Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$69,807$85,340
Families$74,418$87,318
Married Families$85,461-
Non Families$43,558$74,409
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Income by Household Type

Powder Springs Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

47.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.3%

Male Marriage Rate

42.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Powder Springs Married by Age and Sex

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Powder Springs Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Powder Springs Marital Status by Race

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Powder Springs Marital Status

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1,127

Number of Veterans

975

Male Veterans

152

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam471
First Gulf War373
Second Gulf War123
Korea73
World War II35

Powder Springs Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74359
35 to 54301
55 to 64262
75+158
18 to 3447

Powder Springs Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
Black5649.44%
White54612.19%
Hispanic181.28%
Other Race122.94%
Islander5100.00%

Powder Springs Veterans by Race

Powder Springs Veterans by Education

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5.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.09%

Veteran Disability Rate

Powder Springs Veterans by Education

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68.5%

Labor Force Participation

64.1%

Employment Rate

6.2%

Unemployment Rate

Powder Springs Employment by Age

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Powder Springs Employment by Race

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Powder Springs Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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40.92%

Born in Powder Springs

88.19%

Native Born

11.81%

Foreign Born

4.13%

Non Citizen

7.68%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

88.19% of Powder Springs residents were born in the United States, with 40.92% having been born in Georgia. 4.13% 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: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202116,5824122.55%
202016,1704122.61%
201915,7584122.68%
201815,3463602.40%
201714,986330.22%
201614,9532001.36%
201514,7532221.53%
201414,5311461.01%
201314,3851481.04%
201214,2371170.83%
201114,1201561.12%
201013,9641,4831.13%
200012,4815,5886.12%
19906,8933,5127.38%
19803,3818222.82%
19702,5590.00%

Powder Springs Population by Year