Sparta demographics profile

StatisticSpartaGeorgiaNational
Population1,74310,099,320318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)95918791
Median age47.636.237.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)43%54%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1832%45%43%
Speak English99%86%79%
Speak Spanish1%8%13%
Sparta, GA has a population of 1,743 and is the 11,833rd largest city in the United States. The population density is 959 per sq mi which is 413% higher than the Georgia average and 959% higher than the national average. The median age in Sparta is 48 which is approximately 31% higher than the Georgia average of 36. In Sparta, 43% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 99% speak English and 1% speak Spanish. 88% of Sparta residents were born in Georgia, 11% were born out of state, 0% were born outside of the United States and 2% were foreign born.
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  • The population density in Sparta is 413% higher than Georgia.
  • The median age in Sparta is 31% higher than Georgia.
  • In Sparta 12.16% of the population is White.
  • In Sparta 86.12% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Sparta 1.03% of the population is Asian.

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Sparta population breakdown by race

RaceSpartaGeorgiaNational
White12.16%59.80%73.35%
Black or African American86.12%31.17%12.63%
Asian1.03%3.70%5.22%
American Indian0.00%0.29%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.00%0.05%0.18%
Mixed race0.40%2.20%3.06%
Other race0.29%2.79%4.75%
In Sparta, 0.3% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

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Source: The Sparta, GA demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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