Sparta, Georgia

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Population in 2014: 1,282 (94% urban, 6% rural). Population change since 2000: -15.8%
 
Males: 839  (65.4%)
Females: 443  (34.6%)
Median resident age:  40.4 years
Georgia median age:  35.9 years

Zip codes: 31087.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $23,250 (it was $18,580 in 2000)
Sparta:

$23,250
GA:

$47,829

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $10,426 (it was $11,403 in 2000)

Sparta city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $64,576 (it was $42,500 in 2000)
Sparta:

$64,576
GA:

$141,600

Median gross rent in 2013: $392.

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  • Races in Sparta, GA (2010)

    Sparta races chart
    • 1,15482.4%Black alone
    • 19113.6%White alone
    • 292.1%Asian alone
    • 141.0%Hispanic
    • 100.7%Two or more races
    • 20.1%American Indian alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Sparta: 78.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: United States (7.9%), English (4.2%), Irish (2.5%), German (2.4%), Subsaharan African (1.4%), Scottish (1.2%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 660 feet

Land area: 1.82 square miles.

Population density: 704 people per square mile   (low).

Sparta,GA real estate house value index trend

Sparta, Georgia map

For population 25 years and over in Sparta:

  • High school or higher: 66.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 7.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.5%
  • Unemployed: 10.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 38.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Sparta city:

  • Never married: 49.3%
  • Now married: 25.6%
  • Separated: 6.0%
  • Widowed: 8.0%
  • Divorced: 11.2%

58 residents are foreign born (1.6% Latin America).

This city:

2.6%
Georgia:

9.7%



According to our research of Georgia and other state lists there were 27 registered sex offenders living in Sparta, Georgia as of June 25, 2016.
The ratio of number of residents in Sparta to the number of sex offenders is 49 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $916 (1.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $839 (1.4%)

Sparta satellite photo by USGS

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:

  • 2006: 1 building, cost: $30,000

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 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Murders 000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 0110N/AN/A
per 100,000 0.083.870.50.0N/AN/A
Robberies 112201
per 100,000 80.683.8141.0144.10.075.6
Assaults 139105135
per 100,000 1,048.4754.4705.2360.2989.3378.2
Burglaries 254117241515
per 100,000 2,016.13,436.71,198.91,729.11,141.61,134.6
Thefts 303425221832
per 100,000 2,419.42,850.01,763.01,585.01,369.92,420.6
Auto thefts 102242
per 100,000 80.60.0141.0144.1304.4151.3
Arson N/A0N/A0N/A0
per 100,000 N/A0.0N/A0.0N/A0.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 257.5) 497.8622.1422.1324.0371.5298.4

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Crime rate in Sparta detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 10 (4 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.03
Georgia average:

2.51
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

9.3%
Georgia:

5.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -198 (-11.5%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Educational services (26%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (12%)
  • Other services, except public administration (12%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Utilities (6%)
  • Information (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (26%)
  • Public administration (15%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (10%)
  • Manufacturing (10%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Information (8%)
  • Retail trade (6%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (19%)
  • Material moving occupations (14%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Transportation occupations (9%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (31%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (11%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Production occupations (8%)
  • Community and social service occupations (5%)

Work and jobs in Sparta: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Sparta, Georgia

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Sparta-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Georgia state average. It is 4% smaller 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 near Georgia state average. It is 84% 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 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.9 (4.4 MB, 4.6 MW, 4.9 LG, Depth: 12.2 mi) earthquake occurred 174.3 miles away from Sparta center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB) earthquake occurred 165.9 miles away from the city center
On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML) earthquake occurred 183.3 miles away from the city center
On 8/21/1992 at 16:31:55, a magnitude 4.4 (4.1 MB, 4.1 LG, 4.4 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 166.1 miles away from Sparta center
On 1/18/1999 at 07:00:53, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 247.7 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), moment magnitude (MW)

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: Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Storm: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Sparta topographic map

Birthplace of: Marcellus Augustus Stovall - Confederate Army general, John Warren (basketball) - Basketball player, Tommy Hurricane Jackson - Boxer.

Hospitals and medical centers in Sparta:

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

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Sparta:

  • Georgia Military College-Distance Learning Campuses (about 21 miles; Milledgeville, GA; Full-time enrollment: 6,438)
  • Georgia College and State University (about 21 miles; Milledgeville, GA; FT enrollment: 6,271)
  • Mercer University (about 51 miles; Macon, GA; FT enrollment: 6,297)
  • University of Georgia (about 53 miles; Athens, GA; FT enrollment: 32,679)
  • Athens Technical College (about 54 miles; Athens, GA; FT enrollment: 3,204)
  • Augusta Technical College (about 55 miles; Augusta, GA; FT enrollment: 3,494)
  • Middle Georgia State College (about 55 miles; Macon, GA; FT enrollment: 7,091)

Public high school in Sparta:

Private high school in Sparta:

  • JOHN HANCOCK ACADEMY (Students: 113, Location: 1100 LINTON RD, Grades: PK-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Sparta:

  • HANCOCK CENTRAL MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 300, Location: 11311 GA HIGHWAY 15, Grades: 6-8)
  • LEWIS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Location: 11145 GA HIGHWAY 15, Grades: PK-5)
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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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 44.4. This is significantly better than average.

City:

44.4
U.S.:

74.7

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 9.44. This is about average. Closest monitor was 22.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.44
U.S.:

9.35

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2008 was 0.00266. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 1.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00266
U.S.:

0.01376
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 25.9%
(15.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 28.7% for Black 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
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

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 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

12.5
Georgia average:

12.6

Sparta travel time to work - commute Sparta mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

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Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

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

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Black Protestant1,77912
Evangelical Protestant1,13913
Mainline Protestant3976
Other61
None6,108-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs 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%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Sparta:

47.6%
State:

48.0%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

42.3%
Georgia:

44.9%

Average BMI:
Sparta:

30.2
Georgia:

29.0

People feeling badly about themselves:
Sparta:

18.5%
State:

20.8%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

14.3%
State:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.6
State:

6.7

Overweight people:
Sparta:

35.9%
Georgia:

33.6%

General health condition:
Sparta:

50.5%
State:

55.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Sparta:

81.7%
Georgia:

80.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of Sparta, GA Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 4$7,229$21,6871$168
Other Government Administration 1$3,963$47,5565$600
Police Protection - Officers 4$12,759$38,2773$2,380
Police - Other 5$7,902$18,9650$0
Solid Waste Management 3$3,790$15,1600$0
Sewerage 1$2,553$30,6360$0
Water Supply 8$20,592$30,8882$1,760
Gas Supply 4$6,910$20,7300$0
Totals for Government 30$65,698$26,27911$4,908

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

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $4,167,000 ($3250.39)
    Sewerage: $2,778,000 ($2166.93)
  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $600,000 ($468.02)
    Gas Utilities: $551,000 ($429.80)
    Sewerage: $400,000 ($312.01)
    Police Protection: $274,000 ($213.73)
    Central Staff Services: $191,000 ($148.99)
    Regular Highways: $151,000 ($117.78)
    Solid Waste Management: $82,000 ($63.96)
    General - Other: $41,000 ($31.98)
    Fire Protection: $29,000 ($22.62)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $13,000 ($10.14)
    Housing & Community Development: $3,000 ($2.34)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $0 ($0.00)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $2,000 ($1.56)
    Gas Utilities: $2,000 ($1.56)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $748,000 ($583.46)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $226,000 ($176.29)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $481,000 ($375.20)
    Solid Waste Management: $62,000 ($48.36)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $127,000 ($99.06)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $32,000 ($24.96)
    Interest Earnings: $25,000 ($19.50)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $721,000 ($562.40)
    Gas Utilities: $556,000 ($433.70)
  • Tax - Property: $215,000 ($167.71)
    Public Utilities: $73,000 ($56.94)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $71,000 ($55.38)
    Other Selective Sales: $55,000 ($42.90)
    NEC: $37,000 ($28.86)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $3,765,000 ($2936.82)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Water Utilities: $5,427,000 ($4233.23)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $9,026,000 ($7040.56)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $166,000 ($129.49)
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - Beginning: $5,502,000 ($4291.73)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $390,000 ($304.21)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $130,000 ($101.40)

5.46% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($25,974 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.46%
Georgia average:

9.45%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Baldwin County, GA  1.66% ($23,239 average AGI)


6.34% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($24,712 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.34%
Georgia average:

9.32%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Baldwin County, GA  2.08% ($21,155 average AGI)
to DeKalb County, GA  0.43% ($14,333)

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, Georgia
  • Fatal accident count9
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents10
  • Fatal accidents involving drunken persons:3
  • Fatalities9
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents12
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents2
  • Georgia average
  • Fatal accident count109
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents168
  • Fatal accidents involving drunken persons30
  • Fatalities118
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents284
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents17
See more detailed statistics of Sparta fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2014 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 2Number of bridges
  • 13m43ftTotal length
  • $2,549,000Total costs
  • 5,560Total average daily traffic
  • 269Total average daily truck traffic
  • 8,340Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Sparta)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 90 (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: 9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (54%)
  • Utility gas (41%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3%)
  • Wood (1%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1%)

Businesses in Sparta, GA

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

Sparta compared to Georgia state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above 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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