Sparks, Georgia Population 2020

2,007

Sparks is a city located in Georgia. With a 2020 population of 2,007, it is the 239th largest city in Georgia and the 7596th largest city in the United States. Sparks is currently growing at a rate of 0.30% annually but its population has decreased by -2.19% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,052 in 2010. Sparks reached it's highest population of 2,043 in 2010. Spanning over 4 miles, Sparks has a population density of 506 people per square mile.

The average household income in Sparks is $32,249 with a poverty rate of 34.64%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $817 per month, and the median house value is $55,000. The median age in Sparks is 36.1 years, 34.9 years for males, and 36.5 years for females. For every 100 females there are 97.3 males.

Sparks Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Sparks was:

  • Black or African American: 57.59%
  • White: 33.92%
  • Other race: 4.20%
  • Two or more races: 2.03%
  • Asian: 1.46%
  • Native American: 0.80%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Sparks, Georgia is 2,007, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,995.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 2,052.

Sparks, Georgia Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American1,30257.59%
White76733.92%
Some Other Race954.20%
Two or More Races462.03%
Asian331.46%
American Indian and Alaska Native180.80%

Sparks Population Pyramid 2020

Sparks Median Age

36.1


Total

34.9


Male

36.5


Female

Sparks Adults

There are 1,534 adults, (331 of whom are seniors) in Sparks.

Sparks Age Dependency

87.9

Age Dependency Ratio

27.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

60.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Sparks Sex Ratio

Female

1,146

50.69%

Male

1,115

49.31%

Sparks Households and Families

Sparks Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Sparks Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married56.6%43.4%
Non Family51.9%48.1%
Male50%50%
All49.6%50.4%
Female29.7%70.3%

49.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7932.849.6
Married3483.356.6
Non Family2701.1651.9
Female1554.4929.7
Male203.1550

3.58

Average Family Size

2.8

Average Household Size

4.7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Sparks Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade997.05%
9th to 12th Grade29220.78%
High School Graduate56940.50%
Some College23816.94%
Associates Degree1017.19%
Bachelors Degree704.98%
Graduate Degree362.56%

Sparks Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
Black78060869
White53635337
Hispanic5424
Other Race4013
Asian2020
Multiple Races1411
Native American93

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 8.85%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$21,818$21,190$22,391
Less Than High School$10,923$$11,506
High School Grad$21,643$26,417$17,031
Some College$24,850$26,406$24,000
Bachelors Degree$24,716$$30,078
Graduate Degree$47,321$$47,321

$21,818

Average Earnings

$21,190

Average Male

$22,391

Average Female

Sparks Language

Sparks Language by Age

Sparks Language

91.06% of Sparks residents speak only English, while 8.94% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.64% of the population.

Sparks Poverty

Sparks Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black1,29249838.54%
White74412717.07%
Hispanic1278062.99%
Other958084.21%
Asian3333100.00%
Multiple462350.00%
Native181583.33%

34.64%

Overall Poverty Rate

33.27%

Male Poverty Rate

36.00%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Sparks

The race most likely to be in poverty in Sparks is Asian, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Sparks is White, with 17.07% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 10.47%. Among those working part-time, it was 37.32%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 44.09%.

Name Poverty
Some College38.35%
Less Than High School35.29%
High School24.27%
Bachelors or Greater20.75%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed40.74%
Female Unemployed26.09%
Female Employed18.66%
Male Employed17.57%

Sparks Income

Sparks Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$24,078$32,249
Families$28,878$36,390
Married Families$40,313-
Non Families$15,357$22,203

Sparks Marital Status

Sparks Marital Status

Marriage Rates

44.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.9%

Male Marriage Rate

40.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Sparks Married by Age and Sex

Sparks Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Sparks Marital Status by Race

Sparks Veterans

64

Number of Veterans

60

Male Veterans

4

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam26
First Gulf War19
Second Gulf War12
Korea7
World War II2
Age Group Veterans
65 to 7428
75+13
35 to 5412
55 to 6411
18 to 34
Name Veterans % of Total
Black485.83%
White162.65%
Hispanic23.51%

$Sparks Veterans by Education

9.38%

Veteran Poverty Rate

45.31%

Veteran Disability Rate

Sparks Employment Status

53.4%

Labor Force Participation

50.3%

Employment Rate

5.9%

Unemployment Rate

Sparks Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

75.41%

Born in Georgia

95.58%

Native Born

4.42%

Foreign Born

4.29%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

95.58% of Sparks residents were born in the United States, with 75.41% having been born in Georgia. 4.29% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20202,00760.30%
20192,00160.30%
20181,995-16-0.80%
20172,01160.30%
20162,0050.00%
20152,005-33-1.62%
20142,038271.34%
20132,011110.55%
20122,000-16-0.79%
20112,016-27-1.32%
20102,0430.00%