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Population in 2012: 1,332 (94% urban, 6% rural). Population change since 2000: -12.5%
 

Males: 842  (63.3%)
Females: 490  (36.7%)

Median resident age:  45.1 years
Georgia median age:  39.7 years

Zip codes: 31087.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $21,221 (it was $18,580 in 2000)
Sparta:

$21,221
GA:

$47,209
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $9,663

Sparta city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $74,334 (it was $42,500 in 2000)
Sparta:

$74,334
GA:

$142,300
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $72,161; Detached houses: $79,058; Townhouses or other attached units: $123,708; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $80,046; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $18,192; Mobile homes: $48,095

Median gross rent in 2012: $468.

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  • Black alone - 1,973 (81.0%)
  • White alone - 367 (15.1%)
  • Hispanic - 57 (2.3%)
  • Two or more races - 21 (0.9%)
  • Asian alone - 12 (0.5%)
  • American Indian alone - 6 (0.2%)

Races in Sparta detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Sparta: 77.6 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: United States (12.7%), English (4.6%), Subsaharan African (2.3%), German (1.6%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 660 feet

Land area: 1.82 square miles.

Population density: 731 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Sparta:

  • High school or higher: 68.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 7.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.7%
  • Unemployed: 20.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 38.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Sparta city:

  • Never married: 47.0%
  • Now married: 26.4%
  • Separated: 5.4%
  • Widowed: 8.2%
  • Divorced: 13.0%

61 residents are foreign born (0.5% Latin America).

This city:  2.5%
Georgia:  9.5%



According to our research of Georgia and other state lists there were 69 registered sex offenders living in Sparta, Georgia as of August 23, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Sparta to the number of sex offenders is 19 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,000 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $896 (1.2%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Macon, GA (49.9 miles , pop. 97,255).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Atlanta, GA (89.0 miles , pop. 416,474).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (635.7 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Mayfield, GA (2.9 miles) , Linton, GA (3.3 miles) , Devereux, GA (3.4 miles) , Norris, GA (3.8 miles) , White Plains, GA (3.8 miles ), Warthen, GA (3.9 miles) , Mitchell, GA (4.0 miles) , Phoenix, GA (4.2 miles) .

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 0 buildings
  • 1998: 0 buildings
  • 1999: 0 buildings
  • 2000: 0 buildings
  • 2001: 0 buildings
  • 2002: 0 buildings
  • 2003: 0 buildings
  • 2004: 0 buildings
  • 2005: 0 buildings
  • 2006: 1 building, cost: $30,000
  • 2007: 0 buildings
  • 2008: 0 buildings
  • 2009: 0 buildings
  • 2010: 0 buildings
  • 2011: 0 buildings
  • 2012: 0 buildings

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Latitude: 33.28 N, Longitude: 82.97 W

Area code: 706

Sparta household income distribution Sparta home values distribution


 

Crime rates in Sparta by Year
Type 2001 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 00000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 00110
per 100,000 0.00.083.870.50.0
Robberies 21122
per 100,000 128.380.683.8141.0144.1
Assaults 11139105
per 100,000 705.61048.4754.4705.2360.2
Burglaries 3225411724
per 100,000 2052.62016.13436.71198.91729.1
Thefts 3030342522
per 100,000 1924.32419.42850.01763.01585.0
Auto thefts 11022
per 100,000 64.180.60.0141.0144.1
Arson 0N/A0N/A0
per 100,000 0.0N/A0.0N/A0.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 278.8) 422.0497.8622.1422.1324.0

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City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Sparta detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 13 (7 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

5.04
Georgia average:

2.77

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

19.8%
Georgia:

9.1%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: -198 (-11.5%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Educational services (37%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (10%)
  • Manufacturing (10%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Information (5%)
  • Public administration (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (30%)
  • Manufacturing (10%)
  • Public administration (10%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (9%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Retail trade (6%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (13%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (10%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (6%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4%)
  • Construction laborers (4%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (17%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (6%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (5%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (5%)
  • Cashiers (4%)
  • Child care workers (4%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Sparta-area historical tornado activity is near Georgia state average. It is 43% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/22/1992, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 13.8 miles away from the Sparta city center killed 5 people and injured 86 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 11/22/1992, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 39.7 miles away from the city center killed one person and injured 9 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Sparta-area historical earthquake activity is above Georgia state average. It is 88% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 49.7 miles away from the city center
On 1/18/2000 at 22:19:31, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 24.2 miles away from Sparta center
On 3/18/2003 at 06:04:24, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 28.9 miles away from the city center
On 7/13/2003 at 20:15:16, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 81.0 miles away from the city center
On 1/3/1992 at 04:21:22, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 MD, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 54.7 miles away from Sparta center
On 8/8/1993 at 09:24:31, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 83.2 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Hancock County (3) is a lot smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 1
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Tornado: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Birthplace of: Marcellus Augustus Stovall - Confederate Army general, John Warren (basketball) - Basketball player, Tommy Hurricane Jackson - Boxer.


Hospitals/medical centers in Sparta:

  • ABC HOME HEALTH SERVICES OF SPARTA (Home Health Center, 207 ADAMS ST BOX 370)
  • HANCOCK MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (Hospital, provides emergency services, 453 BOLAND ST BOX 490)
  • PROVIDENCE HEALTH CARE SPARTA (Nursing Home, PROVIDENCE ST BOX 86)
  • PROVIDENCE OF SPARTA HEALTH AND REHABILITATION (Nursing Home, 60 PROVIDENCE STREET, PO BOX 86)
  • SPARTA HEALTH AND REHABILITATION (Nursing Home, 11744 HIGHWAY 22 E)
  • SPARTA HEALTH CARE (Nursing Home, RT 22 BOX 237)

Political contributions by individuals in Sparta, GA

Heliports located in Sparta:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Sparta:

  • Georgia College & State University (about 21 miles; Milledgeville, GA; Full-time enrollment: 5,505)
  • Mercer University (about 50 miles; Macon, GA; FT enrollment: 6,184)
  • University of Georgia (about 52 miles; Athens, GA; FT enrollment: 31,017)
  • Central Georgia Technical College (about 53 miles; Macon, GA; FT enrollment: 3,913)
  • Athens Technical College (about 54 miles; Athens, GA; FT enrollment: 2,099)
  • Augusta Technical College (about 54 miles; Augusta, GA; FT enrollment: 2,398)
  • Macon State College (about 55 miles; Macon, GA; FT enrollment: 3,540)

Public high school in Sparta:

Private high school in Sparta:

  • JOHN HANCOCK ACADEMY (Students: 106; Location: 1100 LINTON RD; Grades: PK - 12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Sparta:

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Notable location: Sparta Hancock Fire Department Station 1 (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Sparta include: Holseys Memorial Church (A), Tabernacle Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Sparta Cemetery (1), Dixon Family Cemetery (2), Holsey Memorial Cemetery Number 2 (3), Holsey Memorial Cemetery Number 3 (4), Sparta Catholic Cemetery (5). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Sparta: Sparta Historic District (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Hotels: Court Square Inn (108 West Hamilton Street), Devereaux Motel and Campground (805 Milledgeville Highway).

 
Hancock County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
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Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 37.1. This is about average.
City:

37.1
U.S.:

32.0
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2006 was 2.75. This is about average. Closest monitor was 17.5 miles away from the city center.
City:

2.75
U.S.:

3.08
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 11.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 22.9 miles away from the city center.
City:

11.5
U.S.:

9.6
Lead (Pb) [µ/m3] level in 2008 was 0.00249. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 1.4 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.00249
U.S.:

0.06353


Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 31.3%
(10.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 34.7% for Black residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.3 people
Georgia:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  57.5%
Whole state:  68.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  5.1%
Whole state:  5.9%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Sparta, GA

45 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
28 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities in 2010
16 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups) in 2000

Sparta compared to Georgia state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.


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Banks with branches in Sparta (2011 data):

  • Bank of Hancock County: Bank Of Hancock County at 12855 Broad Street, branch established on 1904/09/01. Info updated 2009/09/02: Bank assets: $86.8 mil, Deposits: $68.7 mil, local headquarters, positive income, 1 total offices
  • Ameris Bank: United Security Bank Branch at 9031 East Broad Street, branch established on 1932/09/12. Info updated 2012/02/27: Bank assets: $3,003.2 mil, Deposits: $2,595.8 mil, headquarters in Moultrie, GA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 79 total offices, Holding Company: Ameris Bancorp

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Sparta travel time to work - commute


Sparta mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (48%)
  • Electricity (45%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (5%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1%)
  • Wood (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Sparta city (based on Hancock County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 17.47%
Here17.5%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchChurches of ChristChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)Other
Adherents66.1%23.9%5.1%3.1%1.8%
Congregations50.0%33.3%8.3%4.2%4.2%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 1
Hancock County:

1.05 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

1.91 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Hancock County:

1.05 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

0.86 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 7
Hancock County:

7.32 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.12 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

13.9%
Georgia:

10.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Hancock County:

34.7%
Georgia:

27.8%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

13.1%
State:

14.6%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 2$3,239$19,4341$919
Other Government Administration 1$3,576$42,9120$0
Police Protection - Officers 4$10,567$31,7013$3,520
Police - Other 4$5,579$16,7372$910
Solid Waste Management 3$6,562$26,2480$0
Sewerage 1$2,384$28,6080$0
Water Supply 10$18,728$22,4741$1,676
Gas Supply 2$5,876$35,2560$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 1$708
Totals for Government 27$56,511$25,1168$7,733

Sparta government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $4,167,000 ($3128.38)
    Sewerage: $2,778,000 ($2085.59)
  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $600,000 ($450.45)
    Gas Utilities: $551,000 ($413.66)
    Sewerage: $400,000 ($300.30)
    Police Protection: $274,000 ($205.71)
    Central Staff Services: $191,000 ($143.39)
    Regular Highways: $151,000 ($113.36)
    Solid Waste Management: $82,000 ($61.56)
    General - Other: $41,000 ($30.78)
    Fire Protection: $29,000 ($21.77)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $13,000 ($9.76)
    Housing & Community Development: $3,000 ($2.25)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $0 ($0.00)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $2,000 ($1.50)
    Gas Utilities: $2,000 ($1.50)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $748,000 ($561.56)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $226,000 ($169.67)

Sparta government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $481,000 ($361.11)
    Solid Waste Management: $62,000 ($46.55)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $127,000 ($95.35)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $32,000 ($24.02)
    Interest Earnings: $25,000 ($18.77)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $721,000 ($541.29)
    Gas Utilities: $556,000 ($417.42)
  • Tax - Property: $215,000 ($161.41)
    Public Utilities: $73,000 ($54.80)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $71,000 ($53.30)
    Other Selective Sales: $55,000 ($41.29)
    NEC: $37,000 ($27.78)

Sparta government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $3,765,000 ($2826.58)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Water Utilities: $5,427,000 ($4074.32)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $9,026,000 ($6776.28)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $166,000 ($124.62)
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - Beginning: $5,502,000 ($4130.63)

Sparta government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $390,000 ($292.79)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $130,000 ($97.60)

5.04% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($34,550 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.04%
Georgia average:

10.98%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Baldwin County, GA  1.76% ($24,981 average AGI)


6.09% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($29,918 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.09%
Georgia average:

9.55%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Baldwin County, GA  2.41% ($27,583 average AGI)

Strongest AM radio stations in Sparta:

  • WMAC (940 AM; 50 kW; MACON, GA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WSB (750 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WCNN (680 AM; 50 kW; NORTH ATLANTA, GA; Owner: DICKEY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WGST (640 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WGUN (1010 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: WGUN, INC.)
  • WLFJ (660 AM; daytime; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WXJO (1120 AM; daytime; 10 kW; GORDON, GA; Owner: ROBERTS COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WQXI (790 AM; 28 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY OF GEORGIA)
  • WAOK (1380 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WMLB (1160 AM; 50 kW; EAST POINT, GA; Owner: ATLANTA AREA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WFTD (1080 AM; daytime; 50 kW; MARIETTA, GA; Owner: PRIETO ENTERPRISES, INC.)
  • WBAJ (890 AM; daytime; 50 kW; BLYTHEWOOD, SC; Owner: FAMILY FIRST)
  • WCSZ (1070 AM; 50 kW; SANS SOUCI, SC; Owner: WHYZ RADIO, L.P.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Sparta:

  • WJDS (88.7 FM; SPARTA, GA; Owner: AUGUSTA RADIO FELLOWSHIP INSTITUTE INC)
  • WLRR (100.7 FM; MILLEDGEVILLE, GA; Owner: PRESTON W. SMALL)
  • WMGZ (97.7 FM; EATONTON, GA; Owner: MIDDLE GEORGIA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WAKB (96.9 FM; WRENS, GA; Owner: RADIO ONE OF AUGUSTA, LLC)
  • WPMA (102.7 FM; BUCKHEAD, GA; Owner: BARINOWSKI INVESTMENT COMPANY, L.P.)
  • WDDK (103.9 FM; GREENSBORO, GA; Owner: BRIARPATCH RADIO INC.)
  • W201BN (88.1 FM; MILLEDGEVILLE, GA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • WRFN (93.1 FM; WARRENTON, GA; Owner: WCHZ LICENSE, LLC)
  • WKZR (102.3 FM; MILLEDGEVILLE, GA; Owner: WMVG, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Sparta:

  • WCES-TV (Channel 20; WRENS, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)

Sparta fatal accident list:

Mar 20, 2010 07:25 PM, Sr-15, Jones St, Lat: 33.28680833, Lon: -82.97512222, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
May 31, 1994 12:01 AM, 052001, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Apr 14, 1992 08:25 PM, 15, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Jun 30, 1992 00:40 AM, 15, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Nov 18, 1987 05:45 PM, 520, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Jan 14, 1977 11:35 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 2
Total length: 3 meters (10ft)
Total average daily traffic: 9,070
Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic: 13,605

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Sparta)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

57 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Sparta, GA)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

7 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

3
  • SPARTA, Hwy 16 1.6 Mi W Of Hwy 15 (Lat: 33.296528 Lon: -83.000417), Overall height: 121.9 m, Call Sign: WMT345, Licensee ID: L00002207
    Assigned Frequencies: 2178.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/13/2001, Expiration Date: 02/01/2011, Cancellation Date: 04/09/2011
    Registrant: Metronet Communications, 14 S Bryn Mawr Ave, Bryn Mawr, PA 19010
  • SPARTA, Lat: 33.252639 Lon: -83.176639, Call Sign: WQFR999
    Assigned Frequencies: 956.381 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/20/2006, Expiration Date: 09/20/2016, Certifier: Adam Shaifer
    Registrant: Amco Water Metering Systems Inc, 1100 Sw 38th Ave, Ocala, FL 34474, Phone: (352) 369-6500, Fax: (352) 369-6581, Email:
  • MAXIMUS, 11319 Hwy 22 (Lat: 33.274333 Lon: -82.998139), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 76.2 m, Overall height: 79.3 m, Call Sign: WQRD361
    Assigned Frequencies: 6034.15 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/19/2013, Expiration Date: 04/19/2023, Certifier: Steve Regitz
    Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

1
  • On Highway 15, 0.7 Miles West Of Hwys. 15 & 22 Intersection (Lat: 33.290417 Lon: -82.983750), Call Sign: KUC919, Licensee ID: L00128234
    Assigned Frequencies: 158.700 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/19/1999, Expiration Date: 04/01/2009, Cancellation Date: 08/20/2004
    Registrant: Milledgeville Mobilfone, Inc., Milledgeville, GA 31061, Phone: (912) 453-8777

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Sparta)


Most common first names in Sparta, GA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Willie10071.6 years
James9071.4 years
Mary8576.8 years
William6871.9 years
John5971.9 years
Annie5180.8 years
Robert4471.6 years
Charlie3672.8 years
George3472.3 years
Lillie2880.4 years
Most common last names in Sparta, GA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson7677.7 years
Smith6374.0 years
Lewis5572.0 years
Jackson5073.6 years
Brown4973.7 years
Harris3971.9 years
Ingram3975.4 years
Warren3775.0 years
Harper3771.8 years
Wilson3571.4 years

Businesses in Sparta, GA

  • Ace Hardware: 1
  • H&R Block: 1
  • Subway: 1


Sparta on our top lists:

  • #62 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers"
  • #64 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers"
  • #93 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Information and record clerks except customer service representatives"
  • #98 (31087) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of residents speaking English at home (pop 5,000+)"
  • #28 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for Kerry (Democrat) in the 2004 Presidential Election"
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