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    grade B
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade C+
  3. Housing
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  4. Nightlife
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  5. Good for Families
    grade A minus
  6. Diversity
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  7. Jobs
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  8. Weather
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  9. Cost of Living
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  10. Health & Fitness
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  11. Outdoor Activities
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  12. Commute
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Powder Springs is a suburb of Atlanta with a population of 15,163. Powder Springs is in Cobb County and is one of the best places to live in Georgia. Living in Powder Springs offers residents a rural feel and most residents own their homes. In Powder Springs there are a lot of parks. Many families and young professionals live in Powder Springs and residents tend to be liberal. The public schools in Powder Springs are above average.

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About Powder Springs...
Population
15,163

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$167,500
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$1,244
National
$1,062
Area Feel
Rural
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    22%
  • Own
    78%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade C+
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    203.8
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    0
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    13.1
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    157.7
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    1,577.5
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    138
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    15%
  • 10-17 years
    10%
  • 18-24 years
    8%
  • 25-34 years
    13%
  • 35-44 years
    14%
  • 45-54 years
    14%
  • 55-64 years
    13%
  • 65+ years
    13%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    10%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    24%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    33%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    27%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    7%
    national  12%

Working in Powder Springs

Jobs
grade B+
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$69,807
National
$62,843

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