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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.


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Median household income
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$56,486
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Powder Springs demographic reports
Former and merged names include:
· Springfield at Powder Springs
· Gunpowder Springs
Nearby parks & recreation: Wild Horse Creek Park, Sweetwater Creek Park
Historic sites and museums: Seven Springs Museum

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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.

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29% of Powder Springs residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Powder Springs, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $574.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,071.


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Cobb County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Powder Springs political report.

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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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