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Demographics

People

Total Population1,516
Male Share of the Population45.6%
Female Share of the Population54.4%
Senior Citizens26.7%
Employed Population 16+427
Age of the Population47

Families

% of people married39.3%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher12.1%
Median Earnings25+$23,194
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$23,047
Median Earnings With High School Degree$20,905

Wealth

Median Family Income$30,667
% Above Poverty Level66.3%
% Below Poverty Level33.7%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time27 minutes
% Working from Home4%
% Walking and Biking to Work0%
% Using Public Transportation1.9%

Housing

People Living Alone35.8%
Median Gross Rent$571
Median House Value$63,700

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)79.7%
Irish4.7%
German2.9%
English1.8%
Scottish1.4%
Norwegian0.8%
Italian0.7%
Dutch0.3%
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Sparta Almanac

CategoryValue
County Hancock County
Standard Zip Codes31087
Phone Area Codes706
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude33.27
Approximate Longitude-82.97

Sparta Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationMILLEDGEVILLE
Distance20.7 miles
Jan Temp31 to 57 F
Apr Temp46 to 77 F
Jul Temp68 to 93 F
Oct Temp48 to 77 F
Annual Precip46.5 inches
StationWARRENTON
Distance21.6 miles
Jan Temp32 to 53 F
Apr Temp47 to 74 F
Jul Temp68 to 91 F
Oct Temp50 to 74 F
Annual Precip50.1 inches
StationSILOAM 3 N
Distance24.4 miles
Jan Temp32 to 53 F
Apr Temp48 to 74 F
Jul Temp68 to 92 F
Oct Temp50 to 75 F
Annual Precip47 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Crawfordville709$41,667
Deepstep116$84,375
Milledgeville18,892$36,765
Mitchell215$44,250
Siloam483$38,750
White Plains219$50,179

Sparta Public Schools

Hancock Central High School
11311 Ga Highway 15
ZIP: 31087
(706) 444-7009
High
Total Enrollment 277
Hancock Central Middle School
11311 Ga Highway 15
ZIP: 31087
(706) 444-6652
Middle
Total Enrollment 221
Lewis Elementary School
11145 Ga Highway 15
ZIP: 31087
(706) 444-7028
Primary
Total Enrollment 464

Sparta Private Schools

John Hancock Academy
1100 Linton Rd
ZIP: 31087
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 102
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