Home security experts SafeWise ranked Powder Springs 35th in its list of the 50 Safest Cities in Georgia with populations over 5,000.
The company based the ranking on findings from the FBI's "Crime in the U.S." report.
Auburn, Ga., in Barrow County was ranked No. 1
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Here’s what SafeWise had to say about Powder Springs:
In Powder Springs, home sales are very affordable, with prices ranging from about $100,000 to $160,000, so the budget-conscious family can find a great place to live here. Its most common industries are retail trade, transportation and warehouse, construction, and manufacturing, making it perfect for all blue-collar workers.For sports and outdoors lovers and families alike, Powder Springs offers a variety of parks with everything from full-sized soccer, football, and baseball fields to prime spots for picnicking, hiking, canoeing, and fishing. For seniors, the Powder Springs Senior Citizens Center is perfectly suited for active and independent seniors who are looking for new ways to meet friends, take classes, work out, and stay healthy. Powder Springs offers a wide range of services and activities to attract families and individuals of all ages in addition to its low crime rate and effective police department.