Cobb County (Southwest)Powder Springs City PUMA, GA

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Population

133,592

3.88% growth

Median Age

38.8


Median Household Income

$76,456

1.53% growth

Poverty Rate

9.61%


Number of Employees

60,674

3.71% growth

Median Property Value

$193,900

5.61% growth

About

In 2017, Cobb County (Southwest)Powder Springs City PUMA, GA had a population of 134k people with a median age of 38.8 and a median household income of $76,456. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Cobb County (Southwest)Powder Springs City PUMA, GA grew from 128,603 to 133,592, a 3.88% increase and its median household income grew from $75,303 to $76,456, a 1.53% increase.

The population of Cobb County (Southwest)Powder Springs City PUMA, GA is 49.2% White Alone, 37.3% Black or African American Alone, and 9.32% Hispanic or Latino. 13.6% of the people in Cobb County (Southwest)Powder Springs City PUMA, GA speak a non-English language, and 95.5% are U.S. citizens.

The median property value in Cobb County (Southwest)Powder Springs City PUMA, GA is $193,900, and the homeownership rate is 78.9%. Most people in Cobb County (Southwest)Powder Springs City PUMA, GA commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 33 minutes. The average car ownership in Cobb County (Southwest)Powder Springs City PUMA, GA is 2 cars per household.

Economy

The economy of Cobb County (Southwest)Powder Springs City PUMA, GA employs 60.7k people. The largest industries in Cobb County (Southwest)Powder Springs City PUMA, GA are Restaurants & Food Services (4,193 people), Elementary & secondary schools (4,123 people), and Construction (3,763 people), and the highest paying industries are Lumber & other construction materials merchant wholesalers ($220,008), Electric power generation, transmission & distribution ($127,448), and Data processing, hosting & related services ($119,400).

Median household income in Cobb County (Southwest)Powder Springs City PUMA, GA is $76,456. Males in Cobb County (Southwest)Powder Springs City PUMA, GA have an average income that is 1.46 times higher than the average income of females, which is $53,919. The income inequality in Cobb County (Southwest)Powder Springs City PUMA, GA (measured using the Gini index) is 0.467, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$76,456

2017 value

± $1,992

1.53%

1 Year Growth

± 3.32%

Households in Cobb County (Southwest)Powder Springs City PUMA, GA have a median annual income of $76,456, which is more than the median annual income of $61,937 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $75,303 in 2016, which represents a 1.53% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

$78,790

Average Male Salary

± $11,428

$53,919

Average Female Salary

± $6,771

In 2017, full-time male employees in Cobb County (Southwest)Powder Springs City PUMA, GA made 1.46 times more than female employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. White

    $68,557 ± $10,038

  2. Two or More Races

    $65,725 ± $64,343

  3. Black

    $46,656 ± $6,305

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Cobb County (Southwest)Powder Springs City PUMA, GA workers was White. These workers were paid 1.04 times more than Two or More Races workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

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Wage Distribution

0.467

2017 Wage GINI

0.463

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in Cobb County (Southwest)Powder Springs City PUMA, GA was 0.467 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.932% growth from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even.

The 2017 the GINI for Cobb County (Southwest)Powder Springs City PUMA, GA was lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Cobb County (Southwest)Powder Springs City PUMA, GA in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in Cobb County (Southwest)Powder Springs City PUMA, GA across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Income by Location

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In 2018, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Cobb County (Southwest)Powder Springs City PUMA, GA was Fulton County (Northeast)Johns Creek City PUMA, GA with a value of $126,789, followed by Cobb County (Northeast) PUMA, GA and Fulton County (Northwest)Roswell City PUMA, GA, with respective values of $113,147 and $107,556.

The following map shows all of the PUMAs in Cobb County (Southwest)Powder Springs City PUMA, GA colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 35 - 44

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

9.61% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Cobb County (Southwest)Powder Springs City PUMA, GA (12.7k out of 133k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 13.1%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 35 - 44, followed by Females 18 - 24 and then Females 25 - 34.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty

  1. Black

    6,331 ± 760

  2. White

    5,081 ± 613

  3. Hispanic

    2,534 ± 542

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Cobb County (Southwest)Powder Springs City PUMA, GA is Black, followed by White and Hispanic.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

60.7k

2017 Value

3.71%

1 Year growth

± 3.71%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Cobb County (Southwest)Powder Springs City PUMA, GA grew at a rate of 3.71%, from 58.5k employees to 60.7k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Cobb County (Southwest)Powder Springs City PUMA, GA, are Miscellaneous managers (2,369 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (1,979 people), and Accountants & auditors (1,712 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Cobb County (Southwest)Powder Springs City PUMA, GA.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Cobb County (Southwest)Powder Springs City PUMA, GA, by number of employees, are Miscellaneous managers (2,369 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (1,979 people), and Accountants & auditors (1,712 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other pumas, Cobb County (Southwest)Powder Springs City PUMA, GA has an unusually high number of residents working as Probation officers & correctional treatment specialists (4.34 times higher than expected), Aircraft mechanics & service technicians (4.12 times), and Computer network architects (4.06 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Cobb County (Southwest)Powder Springs City PUMA, GA, by average salary, are Physicians & surgeons ($271,623), Dentists ($249,520), and Chief executives & legislators ($207,547).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

60.7k

2017 Value

3.71%

1 Year growth

± 3.71%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Cobb County (Southwest)Powder Springs City PUMA, GA grew at a rate of 3.71%, from 58.5k employees to 60.7k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Cobb County (Southwest)Powder Springs City PUMA, GA, are Restaurants & Food Services (4,193 people), Elementary & secondary schools (4,123 people), and Construction (3,763 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Cobb County (Southwest)Powder Springs City PUMA, GA, though some of these residents may live in Cobb County (Southwest)Powder Springs City PUMA, GA and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in Cobb County (Southwest)Powder Springs City PUMA, GA, by number of employees, are Restaurants & Food Services (4,193 people), Elementary & secondary schools (4,123 people), and Construction (3,763 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other pumas, Cobb County (Southwest)Powder Springs City PUMA, GA has an unusually high number of Carpet & rug mills (9.36 times higher than expected), Wholesale electronic markets & agents & brokers (4.19 times), and Furniture & home furnishing merchant wholesalers (3.94 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Cobb County (Southwest)Powder Springs City PUMA, GA, by average salary, are Lumber & other construction materials merchant wholesalers ($220,008), Electric power generation, transmission & distribution ($127,448), and Data processing, hosting & related services ($119,400).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Georgia to other states, or from other states to Georgia.

Top Domestic Production in Dollars

  1. $51.8B

  2. $36.9B

  3. $35.7B

In 2015, the top outbound Georgia product (by dollars) was Mixed freight with $51.8B, followed by Motorized vehicles ($36.9B) and Electronics ($35.7B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Georgia products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$465B

2020 Value

$628B

Projected 2045 Value

35.1% growth

In 2020, total outbound Georgia trade was $465B. This is expected to increase 35.1% to $628B by 2045.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Georgia trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Georgia to other states, or from other states to Georgia.

Most Common Trade Partners

  1. $42.1B

  2. $27.8B

  3. $22.2B

In 2015, the top outbound Georgia domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Florida with $42.1B, followed by South Carolina with $27.8B and North Carolina and $22.2B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Georgia shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Health

89.6% of the population of Cobb County (Southwest)Powder Springs City PUMA, GA has health coverage, with 58.2% on employee plans, 9.81% on Medicaid, 7.72% on Medicare, 12.3% on non-group plans, and 1.62% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in the puma of Cobb County (Southwest)Powder Springs City PUMA, GA was $6,587 in 2014. This is a 5.41% increase from the previous year ($6,249).

Primary care physicians in Cobb County (Southwest)Powder Springs City PUMA, GA see 1519 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.459% decrease from the previous year (1526 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1984 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 829 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Quitman County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (18.2%). Additionally, Rockdale County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (38.5%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,519 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Georgia see an average of 1,519 patients per year. This represents a 0.459% decrease from the previous year (1,526 patients).

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.

State with the Highest Prevalence

  1. 8.26% of the population affected

  2. 8.13% of the population affected

  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

The following map shows the percent of individuals with major depressive episode by state over multiple years.

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.

Most prevalent states

  1. 19.2% of adults

  2. 17.9% of adults

  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

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Health Care Spending

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$6,587

Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

$4,406

Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care

$5,199

Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care

$10,429

Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in Georgia (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 5.41%, from $6,249 to $6,587.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

10.4%

Uninsured

58.2%

Employer Coverage

9.81%

Medicaid

7.72%

Medicare

12.3%

Non-Group

1.62%

Military or VA

Between N/A and 2016, the percent of uninsured citizens in Cobb County (Southwest)Powder Springs City PUMA, GA stayed by NaNk% from N/A% to 10.4%.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.

Most at risk counties

  1. 18.2% prevalence

  2. 17.3% prevalence

  3. 16.9% prevalence

Quitman County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Georgia, at 18.2%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in Georgia by county over multiple years.

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Diversity

Cobb County (Southwest)Powder Springs City PUMA, GA is home to a population of 134k people, from which 95.5% are citizens. As of 2016, 10.2% of Cobb County (Southwest)Powder Springs City PUMA, GA residents were born outside of the country (13.1k people).

The ethnic composition of the population of Cobb County (Southwest)Powder Springs City PUMA, GA is composed of 65.8k White Alone residents (49.2%), 49.8k Black or African American Alone residents (37.3%), 12.5k Hispanic or Latino residents (9.32%), 2.61k Asian Alone residents (1.95%), 2.54k Two or More Races residents (1.9%), 280 Some Other Race Alone residents (0.21%), 58 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0.0434%), and 49 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0.0367%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Cobb County (Southwest)Powder Springs City PUMA, GA are Spanish (9,212 speakers), Yoruba, Twi, Igbo, or Other Languages of Western Africa (1,652 speakers), and French (Incl. Cajun) (1,134 speakers).

Age

Age by Nativity

38

Median Native-Born Age

± 1

46

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 2.1

In 2017, the median age of all people in Cobb County (Southwest)Powder Springs City PUMA, GA was 38.8. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 38, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 46. But people in Cobb County (Southwest)Powder Springs City PUMA, GA are getting staying the same age. In 2016, the average age of all Cobb County (Southwest)Powder Springs City PUMA, GA residents was 39.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

10.2%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

13.1k people

10.3%

2015 Foreign-Born Population

13k people

As of 2016, 10.2% of Cobb County (Southwest)Powder Springs City PUMA, GA residents (13.1k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.7%. In 2015, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Cobb County (Southwest)Powder Springs City PUMA, GA was 10.3%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin

  1. Mexico

    2,792 ± 1,284 people

  2. Nigeria

    1,983 ± 1,085 people

  3. Jamaica

    903 ± 735 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Cobb County (Southwest)Powder Springs City PUMA, GA was Mexico, the natal country of 2,792 Cobb County (Southwest)Powder Springs City PUMA, GA residents, followed by Nigeria with 1,983 and Jamaica with 903.

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Citizenship

95.5%

2017 Citizenship

95.3%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 95.5% of Cobb County (Southwest)Powder Springs City PUMA, GA residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.2%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Cobb County (Southwest)Powder Springs City PUMA, GA was 95.3%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    65.8k ± 1.39k

  2. Black or African American Alone

    49.8k ± 1.62k

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    12.5k ± 1.94k

In 2017, there were 1.32 times more White Alone residents (65.8k people) in Cobb County (Southwest)Powder Springs City PUMA, GA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 49.8k Black or African American Alone and 12.5k Hispanic or Latino residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 8 races and ethnicities represented in Cobb County (Southwest)Powder Springs City PUMA, GA as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. Spanish

    9,212 speakers (7.37%)

  2. Yoruba, Twi, Igbo, or Other Languages of Western Africa

    1,652 speakers (1.32%)

  3. French (Incl. Cajun)

    1,134 speakers (0.907%)

13.6% of Cobb County (Southwest)Powder Springs City PUMA, GA citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is lower than the national average of 21.9%. In 2017, the most common non-English language spoken in Cobb County (Southwest)Powder Springs City PUMA, GA was Spanish. 7.37% of the overall population of Cobb County (Southwest)Powder Springs City PUMA, GA are native Spanish speakers. 1.32% speak Yoruba, Twi, Igbo, or Other Languages of Western Africa and 0.907% speak Spanish, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    2,789 ± 295

  2. Gulf War (1990s)

    1,933 ± 304

  3. Gulf War (2001-)

    1,560 ± 297

Cobb County (Southwest)Powder Springs City PUMA, GA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.44 times greater than any other conflict.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Cobb County (Southwest)Powder Springs City PUMA, GA was $193,900 in 2017, which is 0.844 times smaller than the national average of $229,700. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $183,600 to $193,900, a 5.61% increase. The homeownership rate in Cobb County (Southwest)Powder Springs City PUMA, GA is 78.9%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Cobb County (Southwest)Powder Springs City PUMA, GA have an average commute time of 33 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Cobb County (Southwest)Powder Springs City PUMA, GA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$193,900

2017 Median

± $3,571

$183,600

2016 Median

± $3,748

In 2017, the median property value in Cobb County (Southwest)Powder Springs City PUMA, GA grew to to $193,900 from the previous year's value of $183,600.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Cobb County (Southwest)Powder Springs City PUMA, GA compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Cobb County (Southwest)Powder Springs City PUMA, GA the largest share of households have a property value in the $200k - $250k range.

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Household Income

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$76,456

Median Household Income

± $1,992

45.6k

Number of Households

± 1,528

In 2017, the median household income of the 45.6k households in Cobb County (Southwest)Powder Springs City PUMA, GA grew to $76,456 from the previous year's value of $75,303.

The following chart displays the households in Cobb County (Southwest)Powder Springs City PUMA, GA distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Property Taxes

< $800

Average Range

This chart shows the households in Cobb County (Southwest)Powder Springs City PUMA, GA distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Cobb County (Southwest)Powder Springs City PUMA, GA the largest share of households pay taxes in the < $800 range.

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Rent vs Own

78.9%

2017 Homeownership

79.2%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 78.9% of the housing units in Cobb County (Southwest)Powder Springs City PUMA, GA were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 79.2%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Cobb County (Southwest)Powder Springs City PUMA, GA compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

33 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Cobb County (Southwest)Powder Springs City PUMA, GA have a longer commute time (33 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 3.72% of the workforce in Cobb County (Southwest)Powder Springs City PUMA, GA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    79.8%

  2. Carpooled

    9.65%

  3. Worked At Home

    7.85%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Cobb County (Southwest)Powder Springs City PUMA, GA was Drove Alone (79.8%), followed by those who Carpooled (9.65%) and those who Worked At Home (7.85%).

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars

Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Cobb County (Southwest)Powder Springs City PUMA, GA distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Cobb County (Southwest)Powder Springs City PUMA, GA have 2 cars, followed by 3 cars.

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