Sparta is a city located in Hancock County Georgia. Sparta has a 2020 population of 1,215. It is also the county seat of Hancock County. Sparta is currently declining at a rate of -0.41% annually and its population has decreased by -12.65% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,391 in 2010.
The average household income in Sparta is $48,149 with a poverty rate of 36.23%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $560 per month, and the median house value is $62,800. The median age in Sparta is 44.6 years, 56 years for males, and 40.8 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Spartawas:
99.45% of Sparta residents speak only English, while 0.55% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 0.55% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Sparta is Black, with 38.32% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Sparta is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.02%. Among those working part-time, it was 38.56%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 44.96%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Sparta
98.03% of Sparta residents were born in the United States, with 85.02% having been born in Georgia. 1.97% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.