Sparks, GA Profile: Facts & Data


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Sparks, Georgia - Basic Facts

The Town of Sparks had a population of 2,203 as of July 1, 2018.

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.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Sparks: Afton.

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Sparks, GA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 2,203
Population in Households 2,185
Population in Familes 1,809
Population in Group Qrtrs 18
Population Density2 563
Diversity Index3 55


Median Household Income $38,236
Average Household Income $53,752
Per Capita Income $19,494


Total Housing Units 856 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 441 (51.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 303 (35.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 112 (13.1%)
Median Home Value $95,000
Average Home Value $129,581


Total Households 744
Average Household Size 2.94
Family Households 517
Average Family Size 4
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.86% 0.66%
Households 0.78% 0.61%
Families 0.7% 0.54%
Median Household Income   2.66%
Per Capita Income   2.37%

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, 2018 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 # 272 57th
Population Density # 315 50th
Diversity Index # 264 58th
Median Household Income # 380 39th
Per Capita Income # 420 33rd

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