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Demographics Analysis

The people of Sparks Town, Georgia give the community character. This place is unique because of factors such as population size / density, ethnic background, ratio of males to females, and average age.

Population By Sex By Age
(Sparks Town, Georgia)

Male:

Under 5 years : 139

5 to 9 years : 204

10 to 14 years : 135

15 to 17 years : 182

18 and 19 years : 24

20 years : 8

21 years : 4

22 to 24 years : 38

25 to 29 years : 99

30 to 34 years : 115

35 to 39 years : 150

40 to 44 years : 99

45 to 49 years : 89

50 to 54 years : 50

55 to 59 years : 44

60 and 61 years : 25

62 to 64 years : 26

65 and 66 years : 5

67 to 69 years : 9

70 to 74 years : 12

75 to 79 years : 45

80 to 84 years : 11

85 years and over : 0

Female:

Under 5 years : 168

5 to 9 years : 133

10 to 14 years : 139

15 to 17 years : 83

18 and 19 years : 37

20 years : 5

21 years : 35

22 to 24 years : 85

25 to 29 years : 95

30 to 34 years : 151

35 to 39 years : 96

40 to 44 years : 171

45 to 49 years : 126

50 to 54 years : 32

55 to 59 years : 29

60 and 61 years : 24

62 to 64 years : 16

65 and 66 years : 10

67 to 69 years : 38

70 to 74 years : 35

75 to 79 years : 3

80 to 84 years : 39

85 years and over : 12


(updated 2009)



Population By Ancestry
(Sparks Town, Georgia)

Ancestry specified:

Single ancestry : 2,368

Multiple ancestry : 406

Ancestry not specified:

Ancestry unclassified : 0

Ancestry not reported : 301


(updated 2009)



Population By Citizen Status In The United States
(Sparks Town, Georgia)

U.S. citizen, born in the United States : 2,890

U.S. citizen, born in Puerto Rico or U.S. Island Areas : 0

U.S. citizen, born abroad of American parent(s) : 23

U.S. citizen by naturalization : 8

Not a U.S. citizen : 154


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Age
(Sparks Town, Georgia)

Total:

Under 5 years : 307

5 to 17 years : 876

18 to 24 years : 236

25 to 34 years : 460

35 to 44 years : 516

45 to 54 years : 297

55 to 59 years : 73

60 and 61 years : 49

62 to 64 years : 42

65 to 74 years : 109

75 years and over : 110

Born in state of residence:

Under 5 years : 300

5 to 17 years : 765

18 to 24 years : 167

25 to 34 years : 324

35 to 44 years : 430

45 to 54 years : 163

55 to 59 years : 48

60 and 61 years : 45

62 to 64 years : 29

65 to 74 years : 103

75 years and over : 88

Born in other state in the United States:

Under 5 years : 7

5 to 17 years : 53

18 to 24 years : 59

25 to 34 years : 83

35 to 44 years : 40

45 to 54 years : 116

55 to 59 years : 25

60 and 61 years : 4

62 to 64 years : 13

65 to 74 years : 6

75 years and over : 22

Native, born outside the United States:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 0

18 to 24 years : 0

25 to 34 years : 19

35 to 44 years : 0

45 to 54 years : 4

55 to 59 years : 0

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 0

65 to 74 years : 0

75 years and over : 0

Foreign born:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 58

18 to 24 years : 10

25 to 34 years : 34

35 to 44 years : 46

45 to 54 years : 14

55 to 59 years : 0

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 0

65 to 74 years : 0

75 years and over : 0


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Sex
(Sparks Town, Georgia)

Born in state of residence:

Male : 1,212

Female : 1,250

Born in other state in the United States:

Male : 179

Female : 249

Native: born outside the United States:

Male : 0

Female : 23

Foreign born:

Male : 122

Female : 40


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Race
(Sparks Town, Georgia)

Born in state of residence : 1,052

Born in other state in the United States : 268

Native: born outside the United States : 4

Foreign born : 100


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Marital Status
(Sparks Town, Georgia)

Born in state of residence:

Never married : 636

Now married, except separated : 557

Divorced : 180

Separated : 47

Widowed : 175

Born in other state in the United States:

Never married : 96

Now married, except separated : 229

Divorced : 23

Separated : 35

Widowed : 8

Native: born outside the United States:

Never married : 0

Now married, except separated : 4

Divorced : 19

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0

Foreign born:

Never married : 79

Now married, except separated : 65

Divorced : 0

Separated : 4

Widowed : 0


(updated 2009)



Language Spoken At Home By Ability To Speak English (Population Of 5 Years and Older)
(Sparks Town, Georgia)

Speak only English : 2,492

Spanish or Spanish Creole:

Speak English "very well" : 106

Speak English less than "very well" : 165

German:

Speak English "very well" : 5

Speak English less than "very well" : 0


(updated 2009)



Ancestries in Sparks Town, Georgia

  • Other Groups: 589   (50.1%)
  • United States Or American: 174   (14.8%)
  • English: 104   (8.9%)
  • Irish: 85   (7.2%)
  • German: 72   (6.1%)
  • Subsaharan African: 29   (2.5%)
  • Dutch: 24   (2.0%)
  • Scotch-irish: 19   (1.6%)
  • Italian: 18   (1.5%)
  • European: 14   (1.2%)
  • Belgian: 10   (0.9%)
  • Scottish: 9   (0.8%)
  • French Canadian: 7   (0.6%)
  • Welsh: 6   (0.5%)
  • Polish: 4   (0.3%)
  • French (except Basque): 4   (0.3%)
  • Norwegian: 4   (0.3%)
  • Canadian: 2   (0.2%)
  • West Indian (excluding Hispanic Groups): 1   (0.1%)

(updated 2010)



Total Population In Sparks Town, Georgia is 3,075



(updated 2009)



Male Population in Sparks Town, Georgia: 1,513
Female Population in Sparks Town, Georgia: 1,562


(updated 2013)



Median Male Resident Age in Sparks Town, Georgia: 26.0
Median Female Resident Age in Sparks Town, Georgia: 30.0


(updated 2013)



Median Age in the State of Georgia is 35


(updated 2010)



Median Age By Sex in Sparks Town, Georgia


White


Both sexes

41.0

Male

37.7

Female

43.1

Black or African American


Both sexes

26.7

Male

23.7

Female

29.1

American Indian and Alaska Native


Both sexes

0.0

Male

0.0

Female

0.0

Asian


Both sexes

30.5

Male

31.5

Female

29.0

Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander


Both sexes

6.5

Male

19.0

Female

4.5

Other


Both sexes

21.1

Male

21.5

Female

20.0

Two or More Races


Both sexes

16.5

Male

15.5

Female

17.0

Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

20.4

Male

21.3

Female

18.0

White / Not Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

42.5

Male

40.0

Female

44.4


(updated 2010)



Races in Sparks Town, Georgia


  • White: 1,424
  • African American: 1,488
  • American Indian: 0
  • Asian: 0
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 0
  • Some Other Race: 156
  • Two or More Races: 7



(updated 2013)













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Education Analysis

The amount of education a person receives can deeply affect their lives. The amount of education Sparks Town, Georgia citizens receive, averaged as group, may also affect the community.

Education Level of Population 25 Years and Over in Sparks Town, Georgia

Male


  • No Schooling Completed: 21   (4.64%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 12   (2.65%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 17   (3.75%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 28   (6.18%)
  • 9th Grade: 53   (11.7%)
  • 10th Grade: 23   (5.08%)
  • 11th Grade: 32   (7.06%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 19   (4.19%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 160   (35.32%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 19   (4.19%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 25   (5.52%)
  • Associate Degree: 12   (2.65%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 27   (5.96%)
  • Master's Degree: 3   (0.66%)
  • Professional School Degree: 2   (0.44%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 0   (0%)

Female


  • No Schooling Completed: 16   (3%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 9   (1.69%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 17   (3.19%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 52   (9.76%)
  • 9th Grade: 25   (4.69%)
  • 10th Grade: 36   (6.75%)
  • 11th Grade: 21   (3.94%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 13   (2.44%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 211   (39.59%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 22   (4.13%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 61   (11.44%)
  • Associate Degree: 27   (5.07%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 12   (2.25%)
  • Master's Degree: 2   (0.38%)
  • Professional School Degree: 9   (1.69%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 0   (0%)


(updated 2010)





Largest Elementary & Middle Schools (Public) In Sparks Town, Georgia

  • Cook Elementary


    ( Grades: 3-5, Location: 1003 Elm Street, Sparks, GA 31647, Phone: M, Students: 787 )

  • Cook County Middle School


    ( Grades: 6-8, Location: 1000 Elm St., Sparks, GA 31647, Phone: (229) 549-5999, Students: 653 )

Largest Schools (Private) In Sparks Town, Georgia

  • Cornerstone Christian Academy


    ( Grades: .-., Location: Po Box 607, Sparks, GA 31647, Phone: (229) 549-8382, Students: 44 )



Museums Near Sparks Town, Georgia


  • Eddie Meyer Museum


    5655 High Rock Way, Sparks, NV 89431

  • Kiley Ranch Preservancy Foundation


    Po Box 305, Sparks, NV 89431

  • Reno Aviation Museum


    1515 Cantinia Dr, Sparks, NV 89436

  • Sparks Fire Department Historical Foundation


    1605 Victorian Ave, Sparks, NV 89431

  • Sparks Heritage Foundation And Museum Inc


    820 Victorian Ave, Sparks, NV 89431
    http://www.sparksmuseum.org

(updated 2014)



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Geography Analysis

The actual land features relating to Sparks Town, Georgia affect how people live their lives. Natural features such as oceans, mountains, lakes, plains, and deserts all make a difference in the lives of individuals. The types of housing, heating fuels, and transportation infrastructure are largely influenced by the geography of Sparks Town, Georgia.

Area Features of Sparks Town, Georgia


Bridge


(1) Rountree Bridge  

Building


(1) Sparks Police Department   (2) Sparks Volunteer Fire Department  

Cemetery


(1) Baker Cemetery   (2) Mcmillan Cemetery   (3) Vickers Cemetery  

Church


(1) Cross Roads Wesleyan Methodist Church   (2) Evergreen Church   (3) Massee Baptist Church   (4) Rose Hill Church   (5) Sparks Baptist Church   (6) Spring Hill Church  

Civil


(1) Town Of Sparks  

Crossing


(1) Exit 11   (2) Exit 12  

Dam


(1) Grist Lake Dam   (2) Sumner Lake Dam  

Lake


(1) Halls Pond  

Populated Place


(1) Barnesdale   (2) Barneyville   (3) Berrien Historical   (4) Flat Ford   (5) Laconte   (6) Massee   (7) Nola Historical   (8) Sparks  

Reservoir


(1) Grist Lake   (2) Sumner Lake  

School


(1) Lone Star School Historical   (2) Midway School Historical   (3) Sparks Collegiate Institute Historical   (4) Sparks Elementary School   (5) Spring Hill School Historical  

Stream


(1) Big Branch   (2) Doe Branch   (3) Flat Branch   (4) Gum Creek   (5) Moccasin Slough   (6) Poley Branch   (7) Warrior Creek  

Swamp


(1) Crossroads Bay   (2) Giddens Pond  


(updated 2014)



Zip Codes in Sparks Town, Georgia

31647 (pop. 3,061)


Cities Nearby Sparks Town, Georgia

Adel City, GA  (pop. 5,379) 2.3 Miles
Adel-sparks Ccd, GA  (pop. 14,671) 2.7 Miles
Lenox Ccd, GA  (pop. 1,748) 6.6 Miles
Lenox Town, GA  (pop. 917) 7.2 Miles
Ellenton Town, GA  (pop. 171) 8.8 Miles
Cecil Town, GA  (pop. 265) 8.9 Miles
Berlin-ellenton Ccd, GA  (pop. 3,060) 10.4 Miles
Nashville City, GA  (pop. 4,785) 11.7 Miles
Barney Ccd, GA  (pop. 959) 12.6 Miles
Berlin Town, GA  (pop. 595) 13.0 Miles



Area Code(s) in Sparks Town, Georgia

229



Elevation in Sparks Town, Georgia is 269.0 ft. (82.0 meters)





Latitude/Longitude of Sparks Town, Georgia

Lat: 31.169210 N        Long: -83.439757 W



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Economic Analysis

People and the communities they live in depend on money. The people of Sparks Town, Georgia need food, shelter, clothing, and medical care. Business formation and job creation are essential to this community. Money sustains infrastructure such as roads and airports as well as human resources including fire rescue and police protection.

Energy Costs In Georgia

    Residential
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Commercial
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Industrial
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Other
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Transportation
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Total
(cents per
kilowatthour)
1990              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.46 7.33 4.83 8.11 0.00 6.56
  Total Electric Industry 7.46 7.33 4.83 8.11 0.00 6.56
1991              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.50 7.36 4.78 8.54 0.00 6.56
  Total Electric Industry 7.50 7.36 4.78 8.54 0.00 6.56
1992              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.73 7.50 4.76 8.70 0.00 6.67
  Total Electric Industry 7.73 7.50 4.76 8.70 0.00 6.67
1993              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.79 7.44 4.74 8.50 0.00 6.71
  Total Electric Industry 7.79 7.44 4.74 8.50 0.00 6.71
1994              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.72 7.33 4.57 8.71 0.00 6.57
  Total Electric Industry 7.72 7.33 4.57 8.71 0.00 6.57
1995              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.85 7.32 4.52 8.60 0.00 6.62
  Total Electric Industry 7.85 7.32 4.52 8.60 0.00 6.62
1996              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.66 7.17 4.29 8.96 0.00 6.43
  Total Electric Industry 7.66 7.17 4.29 8.96 0.00 6.43
1997              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.74 7.11 4.13 9.05 0.00 6.37
  Total Electric Industry 7.74 7.11 4.13 9.05 0.00 6.37
1998              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.67 7.01 4.23 8.99 0.00 6.40
  Total Electric Industry 7.67 7.01 4.23 8.99 0.00 6.40
1999              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.56 6.67 4.15 8.47 0.00 6.24
  Total Electric Industry 7.56 6.67 4.15 8.47 0.00 6.24
2000              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.60 6.50 4.10 8.51 0.00 6.21
  Total Electric Industry 7.60 6.50 4.10 8.51 0.00 6.21
2001              
  Full-Service Providers 7.72 6.61 4.28 8.56 0.00 6.39
  Total Electric Industry 7.72 6.61 4.28 8.56 0.00 6.39
2002              
  Full-Service Providers 7.63 6.46 3.95 8.31 0.00 6.24
  Total Electric Industry 7.63 6.46 3.95 8.31 0.00 6.24
2003              
  Full-Service Providers 7.70 6.66 4.02 0.00 4.81 6.32
  Total Electric Industry 7.70 6.66 4.02 0.00 4.81 6.32
2004              
  Full-Service Providers 7.86 6.88 4.43 0.00 5.12 6.58
  Total Electric Industry 7.86 6.88 4.43 0.00 5.12 6.58
2005              
  Full-Service Providers 8.64 7.67 5.28 0.00 5.90 7.43
  Total Electric Industry 8.64 7.67 5.28 0.00 5.90 7.43
2006              
  Full-Service Providers 8.91 7.81 5.38 0.00 6.12 7.63
  Total Electric Industry 8.91 7.81 5.38 0.00 6.12 7.63

(updated 2006)



Time Leaving to Work in Sparks Town, Georgia

12:00 A.M. TO 4:59 A.M.   : 13   (1.9%)
5:00 A.M. TO 5:29 A.M.   : 33   (4.8%)
5:30 A.M. TO 5:59 A.M.   : 17   (2.5%)
6:00 A.M. TO 6:29 A.M.   : 79   (11.5%)
6:30 A.M. TO 6:59 A.M.   : 119   (17.3%)
7:00 A.M. TO 7:29 A.M.   : 88   (12.8%)
7:30 A.M. TO 7:59 A.M.   : 89   (13.0%)
8:00 A.M. TO 8:29 A.M.   : 69   (10.0%)
8:30 A.M. TO 8:59 A.M.   : 19   (2.8%)
9:00 A.M. TO 9:59 A.M.   : 20   (2.9%)
10:00 A.M. TO 10:59 A.M.   : 10   (1.5%)
11:00 A.M. TO 11:59 A.M.   : 0   (0.0%)
12:00 P.M. TO 3:59 P.M.   : 82   (11.9%)
4:00 P.M. TO 11:59 P.M.   : 49   (7.1%)


(updated 2010)



Means Of Transportation
(Sparks Town, Georgia)

Car, truck, or van:

Drove alone : 874

Carpooled:

In 2-person carpool : 176

In 3-person carpool : 61

In 4-person carpool : 12

In 5- or 6-person carpool : 47

In 7-or-more-person carpool : 0

Public transportation (excluding taxicab):

Bus or trolley bus : 0

Streetcar or trolley car (carro publico in Puerto Rico) : 0

Subway or elevated : 0

Railroad : 0

Ferryboat : 0

Taxicab : 0

Motorcycle : 0

Bicycle : 14

Walked : 32

Other means : 4

Worked at home : 3


(updated 2009)



Travel Time To Work
(Sparks Town, Georgia)

Less than 5 minutes : 102

5 to 9 minutes : 206

10 to 14 minutes : 249

15 to 19 minutes : 128

20 to 24 minutes : 105

25 to 29 minutes : 78

30 to 34 minutes : 155

35 to 39 minutes : 56

40 to 44 minutes : 37

45 to 59 minutes : 61

60 to 89 minutes : 0

90 or more minutes : 43


(updated 2009)



Social Security Income In The Past 12 Months For Households
(Sparks Town, Georgia)

With Social Security income : 236

No Social Security income : 846


(updated 2009)



Retirement Income In The Past 12 Months For Households
(Sparks Town, Georgia)

With retirement income : 68

No retirement income : 1,014


(updated 2009)



Family Income (Annual)
(Sparks Town, Georgia)

Less than $10,000 : 35

$10,000 to $14,999 : 56

$15,000 to $19,999 : 69

$20,000 to $24,999 : 98

$25,000 to $29,999 : 29

$30,000 to $34,999 : 117

$35,000 to $39,999 : 52

$40,000 to $44,999 : 22

$45,000 to $49,999 : 32

$50,000 to $59,999 : 100

$60,000 to $74,999 : 69

$75,000 to $99,999 : 84

$100,000 to $124,999 : 7

$125,000 to $149,999 : 12

$150,000 to $199,999 : 0

$200,000 or more : 4


(updated 2009)



Median Family Income (Annual)
(Sparks Town, Georgia)

Median family income in the past 12 months (in 2009 inflation-adjusted dollars) : $34,656


(updated 2009)



AM Radio Stations Near Sparks Town, Georgia

  • WJEM (1150 AM; 5.0 kW; Valdosta, GA; Owner: Wjem, Inc.)
  • WMTM (1300 AM; 5.0 kW; Moultrie, GA; Owner: Colquitt Broadcasting Company, Llc)
  • WTIF (1340 AM; 1.0 kW; Tifton, GA; Owner: Three Trees Communications, Inc.)
  • WHBS (1400 AM; 1.0 kW; Moultrie, GA; Owner: Christ In You The Hope Of Glory Church, Inc.)
  • WVLD (1450 AM; 0.86 kW; Valdosta, GA; Owner: Rtg Radio, Llc)
  • WVLD (1450 AM; 0.64 kW; Valdosta, GA; Owner: Rtg Radio, Llc)
  • WSFB (1490 AM; 1.0 kW; Quitman, GA; Owner: Scott Matheson)
  • WTHV (810 AM; 2.5 kW; Valdosta, GA; Owner: Eternal Life Ministries, Inc.)
  • WRFV (910 AM; 5.0 kW; Valdosta, GA; Owner: Rama Communications, Inc.)

FM Radio Stations Near Sparks Town, Georgia

  • WAFT (101.1 FM; Valdosta, GA; Owner: Christian Radio Fellowship, Inc.)
  • WPLH (103.1 FM; Tifton, GA; Owner: Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College)
  • WVGA (105.9 FM; Ray City, GA; Owner: Rtg Radio, Llc)
  • WTIF-FM (107.5 FM; Tifton, GA; Owner: Three Trees Communications, Inc.)
  • WWRQ-FM (107.9 FM; Ray City, GA; Owner: Rtg Radio, Llc)
  • WVDA (88.5 FM; Naylor, GA; Owner: Educational Media Foundation)
  • NEW (89.9 FM; Coolidge, GA; Owner: Community Impact Foundation, Inc.)
  • NEW (89.9 FM; Pavo, GA; Owner: Toccoa Foundation, Inc.)
  • WVRI (90.5 FM; Adel, GA; Owner: Educational Media Foundation)
  • WVVS-FM (90.9 FM; Valdosta, GA; Owner: Valdosta State College)
  • WABR (91.1 FM; Tifton, GA; Owner: Georgia Public Telecommunications Commission)
  • NEW (91.3 FM; Morven, GA; Owner: Augusta Radio Fellowship Institute, Inc.)
  • NEW (91.3 FM; Moultrie, GA; Owner: B. Jordan Communications Corporation)
  • NEW (91.3 FM; Berlin, GA; Owner: Calvary Chapel Of Thomasville, Inc.)
  • NEW (91.3 FM; Morven, GA; Owner: Catholic Radio Network, Inc.)
  • NEW (91.3 FM; Moultrie, GA; Owner: Colquitt Community Radio, Inc.)
  • NEW (91.3 FM; Lakeland, GA; Owner: God's Final Call & Warning, Inc.)
  • WWET (91.7 FM; Valdosta, GA; Owner: Georgia Public Telecommunications Commission)
  • WDDQ (92.1 FM; Adel, GA; Owner: Adventure Radio Group, Llc)
  • WMTM-FM (93.9 FM; Moultrie, GA; Owner: Colquitt Broadcasting Company, Llc)
  • WJYF (95.3 FM; Adel, GA; Owner: Educational Media Foundation)
  • WHLJ (97.5 FM; Naylor, GA; Owner: La Taurus Productions Inc.)
  • WLPF (98.5 FM; Alapaha, GA; Owner: Barinowski Investment Company)
  • WKAA (99.5 FM; Adel, GA; Owner: Rtg Radio, Llc)

TV Broadcast Stations Near Sparks Town, Georgia

  • WSWG (Channel 44; Adel, GA; Owner: Gray Television Licensee, Inc.)

(updated 2008)



Occupations in Sparks Town, Georgia

Male:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 52  (13.6%)
  • Service Occupations: 53  (13.8%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 28  (7.3%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 6  (1.6%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 99  (25.8%)

Female:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 63  (19.7%)
  • Service Occupations: 95  (29.7%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 92  (28.8%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 4  (1.3%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 10  (3.1%)


(updated 2010)





There are 30 Farms In Sparks Town, Georgia


(updated 2008)









Airports Near Sparks Town, Georgia

  • Spence


    (about 15.8 miles in Moultrie, Georgia; Airport Code: MUL)

  • Henry Tift Myers


    (about 18.4 miles in Tifton, Georgia; Airport Code: TMA)

  • Moody AFB


    (about 20.1 miles in Moody Afb, Georgia; Airport Code: VAD)

  • Moultrie/Thomasville Airport


    (about 22.6 miles in Coolidge, Georgia; Airport Code: MGR)

  • Moultrie Thomasville


    (about 22.6 miles in Coolidge, Georgia; Airport Code: MGR)

  • Valdosta Regional


    (about 28.4 miles in Clyattville, Georgia; Airport Code: VLD)

  • Thomasville Regional


    (about 32.0 miles in Thomasville, Georgia; Airport Code: TVI)

  • Southwest Georgia Regional


    (about 51.2 miles in Albany, Georgia; Airport Code: ABY)


(updated 2015)



Modes of Transportation in Sparks Town, Georgia

Car, Truck, Or Van:

 

Drove Alone

71.53%

Carpooled

16.17%

Public Transportation:

 

Bus Or Trolley Bus

1.57%

Streetcar Or Trolley Car

0.0%

Subway Or Elevated

0.0%

Railroad

0.0%

Ferryboat

0.0%

Taxicab

0.0%

Motorcycle

0.0%

Bicycle

1.14%

Walked

2.86%

Other Means

5.01%

Worked At Home

1.72%



(updated 2010)





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Housing Analysis

Everyone needs shelter in rented housing or individually owned homes. Each community, including Sparks Town, Georgia, is different from the rest based on overall architecture, appearance, occupancy, average housing square footage, average home value, and average home age.





(updated 2010)



Household Type
(Sparks Town, Georgia)

Family households:

Married-couple family : 390

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present : 54

Female householder, no husband present : 342

Nonfamily households:

Householder living alone : 213

Householder not living alone : 83


(updated 2009)



Unmarried-Partner Households By Sex Of Partner
(Sparks Town, Georgia)

Unmarried-partner households:

Male householder and male partner : 0

Male householder and female partner : 78

Female householder and female partner : 0

Female householder and male partner : 19

All other households : 985


(updated 2009)



Household Type By Tenure
(Sparks Town, Georgia)

Family households:

Married-couple family:

Owner-occupied housing units : 301

Renter-occupied housing units : 89

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 20

Renter-occupied housing units : 34

Female householder, no husband present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 204

Renter-occupied housing units : 138

Nonfamily households:

Owner-occupied housing units : 204

Renter-occupied housing units : 92


(updated 2009)



Household Income (Annual)
(Sparks Town, Georgia)

Less than $10,000 : 84

$10,000 to $14,999 : 119

$15,000 to $19,999 : 96

$20,000 to $24,999 : 170

$25,000 to $29,999 : 43

$30,000 to $34,999 : 131

$35,000 to $39,999 : 52

$40,000 to $44,999 : 29

$45,000 to $49,999 : 49

$50,000 to $59,999 : 105

$60,000 to $74,999 : 83

$75,000 to $99,999 : 90

$100,000 to $124,999 : 7

$125,000 to $149,999 : 12

$150,000 to $199,999 : 8

$200,000 or more : 4


(updated 2009)



Housing Units
(Sparks Town, Georgia)

Total : 1,159


(updated 2009)



Occupancy Status
(Sparks Town, Georgia)

Occupied : 1,082

Vacant : 77


(updated 2009)



Median Number Of Rooms
(Sparks Town, Georgia)

Median number of rooms : 5


(updated 2009)



Year Structure Built
(Sparks Town, Georgia)

Built 2005 or later : 36

Built 2000 to 2004 : 23

Built 1990 to 1999 : 258

Built 1980 to 1989 : 57

Built 1970 to 1979 : 309

Built 1960 to 1969 : 233

Built 1950 to 1959 : 101

Built 1940 to 1949 : 47

Built 1939 or earlier : 95


(updated 2009)



House Heating Fuel
(Sparks Town, Georgia)

Utility gas : 30

Bottled, tank, or LP gas : 148

Electricity : 860

Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. : 12

Coal or coke : 0

Wood : 18

Solar energy : 0

Other fuel : 0

No fuel used : 14


(updated 2009)



House Value
(Sparks Town, Georgia)

Less than $10,000 : 11

$10,000 to $14,999 : 19

$15,000 to $19,999 : 22

$20,000 to $24,999 : 11

$25,000 to $29,999 : 50

$30,000 to $34,999 : 48

$35,000 to $39,999 : 27

$40,000 to $49,999 : 68

$50,000 to $59,999 : 61

$60,000 to $69,999 : 81

$70,000 to $79,999 : 88

$80,000 to $89,999 : 84

$90,000 to $99,999 : 35

$100,000 to $124,999 : 20

$125,000 to $149,999 : 41

$150,000 to $174,999 : 7

$175,000 to $199,999 : 35

$200,000 to $249,999 : 6

$250,000 to $299,999 : 0

$300,000 to $399,999 : 0

$400,000 to $499,999 : 0

$500,000 to $749,999 : 0

$750,000 to $999,999 : 0

$1,000,000 or more : 15


(updated 2009)



Mortgage Status
(Sparks Town, Georgia)

Housing units with a mortgage, contract to purchase, or similar debt:

With either a second mortgage or home equity loan, but not both:

Second mortgage only : 12

Home equity loan only : 20

Both second mortgage and home equity loan : 0

No second mortgage and no home equity loan : 366

Housing units without a mortgage : 331


(updated 2009)



Median Value By Year Structure Built
(Sparks Town, Georgia)

Built 2005 or later : $126,800

Built 2000 to 2004 : $52,500

Built 1990 to 1999 : $37,200

Built 1980 to 1989 : $80,300

Built 1970 to 1979 : $59,800

Built 1960 to 1969 : $86,100

Built 1950 to 1959 : $67,300

Built 1940 to 1949 : $42,600

Built 1939 or earlier : $141,700


(updated 2009)







Percentage of Family Households in Sparks Town, Georgia: 69.9%

Percentage of Family Households in Georgia: 68.5%


(updated 2010)



Population in Group Quarters in Sparks Town, Georgia

Institutionalized population


  • Nursing facilities/Skilled-nursing facilities : 100%


(updated 2010)







Building Permits in Sparks Town, Georgia

* Units are useful in showing how many separate living spaces
were built. e.g. apartments, townhomes, condos, etc.

    Buildings Units Cost
1999        
  Single Family 9 9 $430,700
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

9 9 $430,700
2000        
  Single Family 1 1 $82,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

1 1 $82,000
2001        
  Single Family 2 2 $255,300
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

2 2 $255,300
2002        
  Single Family 2 2 $119,616
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

2 2 $119,616
2003        
  Single Family 3 3 $126,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

3 3 $126,000
2004        
  Single Family 0 0 $0
  Two Family 1 2 $81,000
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

1 2 $81,000


(updated 2007)



Median Household Income In 2000 (Sparks Town, GA): $26,806
Median Household Income In 2000 (Georgia): $42,433


(updated 2010)



Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Sparks Town): $36,500
Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Georgia): $100,600


(updated 2010)



Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Sparks Town): $379
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Georgia): $613


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in Sparks Town, Georgia

Utility Gas: 1.8%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 41.7%
Electricity: 52.8%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc.: 2.1%
Coal Or Coke: 0.0%
Wood: 0.0%
Solar Energy: 0.0%
Other Fuel: 0.5%
No Fuel Used: 1.1%


(updated 2010)





(updated 2010)





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Government Analysis

People run the government through election of representatives and officials. Local governments are important to provide cohesion between individuals who must share public places. Worthwhile laws need to be debated, passed, and then enforced for a community to remain viable. Communities such as Sparks Town, Georgia are often affected in positive and negative ways by government performance.



Health Care Centers Close To Sparks Town, Georgia

Memorial Home Health


     Address: 413 West 4th Street, Adel, Georgia 31620
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 9/24/1985

Vna Of Greater Tift Inc


     Address: 2014 12 Street, Highway 41n, Tifton, Georgia 31794
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Private
     Certified Date: 10/4/1978

Careone Home Health Services


     Address: 1823 Old Ocilla Rd, Tifton, Georgia 31794
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 1/1/1983

Intrepid Usa Healthcare Services


     Address: 101f Northside Drive, Suite 1, Valdosta, Georgia 31602
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 1/1/1983

Amedisys Home Health Of Valdosta


     Address: 2724 N Oak Street, Valdosta, Georgia 31602
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 2/6/1997

Hospitals Close To Sparks Town, Georgia

Memorial Hospital Of Adel Inc


     Address: 706 N Parrish, Adel, Georgia 31620
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Proprietary

Berrien County Hospital


     Address: 1221 E Mcpherson Ave, Nashville, Georgia 31639
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Proprietary

Tift Regional Medical Center


     Address: 901 E 18th Street, Tifton, Georgia 31793
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Government - Hospital District Or Authority

South Georgia Medical Center


     Address: 2501 North Patterson Street, Valdosta, Georgia 31603
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Government - Hospital District Or Authority

Smith Northview Hospital


     Address: 4280 North Valdosta Road, Valdosta, Georgia 31602
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Proprietary

Nursing Homes Close To Sparks Town, Georgia

Memorial Convalescent Center


     Address: 706 North Parrish Ave ., Adel, Georgia 31620
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 82
     Percent Occupied: 86%

Berrien Nursing Center


     Address: 405 Laurel Ave., Nashville, Georgia 31639
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 106
     Percent Occupied: 98%

Golden Livingcenter - Tifton


     Address: 1451 Newton Drive, Tifton, Georgia 31794
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 96
     Percent Occupied: 96%

Transitional Care Center


     Address: 901 East 18th St, Tifton, Georgia 31793
     Ownership: Government - County
     Number of Residents: 5
     Percent Occupied: 33%

Tift Health Care, Inc


     Address: 2002 Tift Avenue, Tifton, Georgia 31794
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 164
     Percent Occupied: 92%



Closest Nuclear Power Plant To
Sparks Town, Georgia

Name: Hatch
Address: Highway US1, Box 439; Baxley, GA 31513
Distance: 78 Miles


(updated 2007)



Social Security Users in Sparks Town, Georgia

    Retired Workers: 295
    Disabled Workers: 135
    Widowers Workers: 80
    Spouses Workers: 15
    Children Workers: 65


(updated 2007)



Cook County, Georgia Presidential Election

  • Kerry & Edwards 35.95%
  • Bush & Cheney 63.59%
  • Other 0.45%



(updated 2004)



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Taxes Analysis

Using tax dollars, government officials keep public places in repair, protect citizens, and provide for important services for the benefit of Sparks Town, Georgia citizens.

Relocation to Cook County, GA

7.89 % of Cook County tax filers migrated from different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. Their adjusted gross income average was $33,529

Georgia Average 10.98 %

10 or fewer residents relocated from other nations

Lead counties where tax filers migrated to Cook County, GA (2005 / 2006) from a different county are as follows:

  • Lowndes County , GA 1.64 % ($33,224 AGI )
  • Berrien County , GA 1.10 % ($26,702 AGI )
  • Tift County , GA 0.70 % ($88,556 AGI )

Relocation away from Cook County, GA

7.62 % of Cook County tax filers migrated to different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. This group's adjusted gross income averaged $24,947

Georgia Average 9.55 %

10 or fewer residents relocated to other nations

Lead counties where tax filers moved from Cook County, GA (2005 / 2006) to a different county are as follows:

  • Lowndes County , GA 2.19 % ($25,540 AGI )
  • Berrien County , GA 0.72 % ($18,459 AGI )
  • Tift County , GA 0.66 % ($29,794 AGI )


(updated 2006)



Income Tax Rates in Georgia

Low Bracket: $750 (1.00%)
High Bracket: $7,000 (6.00%)


(updated 2008)



Sales Tax Rates in Georgia

4.00%


(updated 2008)



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Weather Analysis

The enjoyment of the area in which you live is often affected by the weather. Each individual has a different view on what weather patterns will make them most happy. Some people love the seasons, others enjoy warm temperatures throughout the year while others may love the snow. The weather provided for Sparks Town, Georgia is based on over 50 years of data.





















Storms In Sparks Town, Georgia

  Fatalities Injuries Property
Damage
Crop
Damage
Thunderstorm Wind        
08/14/1999, 05:40 pm 0 0 $50K --
         





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Crime Analysis

Everyone wants to feel safe. Individuals and families want to remain protected from violent or property crime. The crime data should not be totally relied upon when making a decision on where to live. If you are concerned, visit Sparks Town, Georgia directly or research local government web sites.

Crime in Sparks Town, Georgia

Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Murder n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 0 0 0
    per 100,000 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 0 0 0
Rape n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 0 0 0
    per 100,000 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 0 0 0
Robbery n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 1 0 2
    per 100,000 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 48 0 101
Assault n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 5 3 8
    per 100,000 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 241 145 403
Burglary n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 26 23 31
    per 100,000 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 1,251 1,115 1,560
Larceny Theft n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 50 46 62
    per 100,000 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 2,405 2,231 3,120
Vehicle Theft n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 0 1 3
    per 100,000 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 0 48 151
Arson n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 0 0 0
    per 100,000 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 0 0 0
CityMelt Violent Crime Index
U.S. Average = 40
n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 2 0 3
CityMelt Property Crime Index
U.S. Average = 277
n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 19 18 24
CityMelt Crime Index
U.S. Average = 158
n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 10 9 13


(updated 2013)



Number of Sex Offenders In Georgia

2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
8,958 11,744 14,257 15,293 16,391 18,811 20,371 21,559 23,147 24,870


(updated 2014)



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