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Powder Springs is a city in Cobb County, in the Atlanta metro area.
The community was named for seven springs located here.
The latitude of Powder Springs is 33.859N. The longitude is -84.683W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 945 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 13,760.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Powder Springs demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Cobb County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Atlanta area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 30064 ZIP code.
8% of Powder Springs residents report German ancestry, and 8% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Powder Springs ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Powder Springs was $19,776, compared with $21,587 nationally.
29% of Powder Springs residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Powder Springs, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $574. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,071.
Libraries in Powder Springs include Powder Springs Library ... View libraries
Cobb County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Powder Springs political report.
The average commute time for Powder Springs workers is 38 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 7 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Powder Springs between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 5.6 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was higher than the national norm.
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