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Sparks, Georgia - Basic Facts

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The Town of Sparks had a population of 2,318 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Sparks is located at latitude 31.169 and longitude -83.4412 in Cook County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Sparks (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.91 sq. miles and a water area of 0.23 sq. miles. Cook County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 243 feet.

The Town of Sparks (GNIS ID: 2407377) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Georgia is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Town of Sparks is located within Adel-Sparks Division of Cook County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Sparks population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Sparks: Afton.


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Town of Sparks, GA Boundary Map



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Sparks, GA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)

POPULATION

Total Population 2,318
Daytime Population: Workers 308
Daytime Population: Residents 1,262
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,570
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.68
Population in Households 2,300
Population in Familes 1,905
Population in Group Qrtrs 18
Population Density2 593
Diversity Index3 56
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $36,112
Average Household Income $52,865
Per Capita Income $19,225

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 900 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 468 (52.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 320 (35.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 112 (12.4%)
Median Home Value $97,656
Average Home Value $120,032
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 788
Average Household Size 2.92
Family Households 547
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 1.7% 1.2%
Households 1.69% 1.19%
Families 1.59% 1.07%
Median Household Income   2.85%
Per Capita Income   2.43%

Sparks, GA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Sparks to the other 626 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Georgia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 264 58th
Population Density # 300 52nd
Diversity Index # 240 62nd
Median Household Income # 399 36th
Per Capita Income # 392 38th

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