Powder Springs is a small city in Georgia with a population of approximately 15,000. Young children make up a higher percentage of the population here (9%) than nationally (6%), making it a nice place to raise a family, while young professionals are less well-represented. Renters tend to be in the minority in the area, and 75% of residents own their homes. With an average rent of $1,082 a month, exceeding the state average by $108/month, relatively high rent costs may be a contributing factor in the higher levels of ownership.
Many Powder Springs residents work in one of two industries: retail and healthcare. Combined, these industries make up 15% of the city's workforce. Meanwhile, looking at job function, many residents work in sales, as 8% of the city's population reports this as their field of work, the highest number of any field. Powder Springs workers bring in an average annual income of about $73,000, a little more than those elsewhere in the state. However, the city's average income is fairly average compared to the national level ($73,345). Among Powder Springs residents over the age of 25, 21% have earned a Bachelor's, Master's, Professional, or Doctoral degree.
Powder Springs has an average commute time of about 38 minutes, slower than the state average of about 28 minutes. Many residents (40%) commute to work by car, while public transportation is not extensively used. Relatively few workers commute on foot.
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