Income/capita 57%
Household income 50%
Unemployment 7%
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Income per capita$12,700$26,678$29,829
Median household income$27,642$51,037$55,322
Median income owner occupied$30,526$65,914$70,586
Median income renter occupied$24,464$32,100$35,192
Median earnings male$23,125$34,871$36,919
Median earnings female$20,401$25,493$26,250
Unemployment rate4.3%5.3%4.7%
Poverty level32.8%17.8%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Sparks is 57% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Sparks is 50% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Sparks is 7% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Sparks is 117% higher than the national average

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      Sparks employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry21.3%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector14.7%0.9%
      Financial & insurance services0.0%4.0%
      Wholesale & retail services25.6%18.7%
      Public administration2.5%1.8%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities4.5%4.0%
      Education, health & social services4.3%40.9%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      CityPopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Norman Park, GA1,213$42,37523.4%
      Hahira, GA2,877$41,31025.3%
      Alapaha, GA763$35,62535.6%
      Moody AFB, GA512$35,55635.7%
      Cecil, GA351$34,75037.2%
      Sparks, GA2,438$27,64250.0%

      Cities with similar population

      CityPopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Plain View, NC2,438$41,62824.8%
      Lipscomb, AL2,437$27,30450.6%
      Orleans, IN2,437$37,74531.8%
      Davis Junction, IL2,439$70,62527.7%
      Eureka, KS2,439$35,38136.0%
      Sparks, GA2,438$27,64250.0%
      Source: The Sparks, GA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).