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People

Total Population 2,373
Male Share of the Population 44.8%
Female Share of the Population 55.2%
Senior Citizens 13.2%
Employed Population 16+ 909
Age of the Population 30

Families

% of people married 41.9%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 7.8%
Median Earnings25+ $22,800
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $16,226
Median Earnings With High School Degree $21,167

Wealth

Median Family Income $29,189
% Above Poverty Level 66.9%
% Below Poverty Level 33.1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 29 minutes
% Working from Home 2.9%
% Walking and Biking to Work 2.3%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 26%
Median Gross Rent $777
Median House Value $50,200

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 52.4%
US/American 0%
English 1.1%
Irish 5.2%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Sparks Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 51 miles SE of Albany, Georgia (center to center)
Nearest Large City 120 miles NW of Jacksonville, Florida
County Cook
Standard Zip Codes 31647
Phone Area Codes 229
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 31.166
Longitude -83.437

Sparks Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station NASHVILLE 4 N
Distance 14.3 miles
Jan Temp 36 to 62 F
Apr Temp 50 to 78 F
Jul Temp 68 to 90 F
Oct Temp 52 to 79 F
Annual Precip 44.8 inches
Station MOULTRIE 2 ESE
Distance 18.5 miles
Jan Temp 40 to 60 F
Apr Temp 54 to 78 F
Jul Temp 71 to 91 F
Oct Temp 56 to 78 F
Annual Precip 50.9 inches
Station THOMASVILLE 3 NE
Distance 35.3 miles
Jan Temp 40 to 63 F
Apr Temp 53 to 79 F
Jul Temp 71 to 92 F
Oct Temp 56 to 81 F
Annual Precip 54 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Adel 5,281 $38,107
Cecil 391 $43,125
Ellenton 108 $50,750
Hahira 2,843 $59,500
Lenox 832 $31,731
Nashville 4,914 $38,948

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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