17.4 percent of people 25 or older had an associate's degree or higher in Sparta, Georgia


17.4 percent of people 25 years or older had an associate's degree or higher in Sparta, Georgia in 2017, according to data obtained from the U.S. Census Bureau.

This number was 20.0 percent lower than the state average of 37.4 percent. In 2017 the total municipality population reached 1,516.

71.9 percent of the population had at least a high school diploma or the equivalent. The table below shows how many Sparta, Georgia residents who were at least 25 years old in 2017 held each of the listed degrees.

Degree distribution in Sparta, Georgia for 2017*
Degree
Number of people
Percentage of population
No degree
293
28.1
Regular high school diploma
318
30.5
GED or alternative credential
72
6.9
Some college less than 1 year
34
3.3
Some college 1 or more years no degree
143
13.7
Associate's degree
55
5.3
Bachelor's degree
71
6.8
Master's degree
40
3.8
Professional school degree
8
0.8
Doctorate degree
7
0.7
*All data is for residents who were at least 25 years old in 2017.

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