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Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Sparkman is 345. Sparkman, Arkansas is the 14,664th largest city in the US.
The peak population of Sparkman was in 1990, when its population was 583. In 1990, Sparkman was the 12,284th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 14,664th largest city in the US. Sparkman is currently 40.8% smaller than it was in 1990.
Sparkman has shrunk 40.7% since the year 2000. Sparkman, Arkansas's growth is extremely below average. 96% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
|14661||Murray City, Ohio||345||-23.8%|
|14666||Bridge Creek, Oklahoma||344||975.0%|
The total voting age population of Sparkman, Arkansas, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 375. The voting age population is 44.0% male and 56.0% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 28.0% of the residents of Sparkman are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Sparkman are 61.3% White, 36.1% Black, 2.2% Other and 0.4% Two or more races. Additionally, 2.2% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Sparkman, 26.2% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 40.0%. On a per-household basis, 19.8% of families are below the poverty line in Sparkman.
Among those aged 16 and older, 46.3% of Sparkman residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 79.2% of Sparkman residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 13.7% have a bachelor's degree and 2.7% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Sparkman residents aged 5 and older, 2.6% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 0.7% of residents speak Spanish at home, 1.9% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.0% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Sparkman is 1.1%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Sparkman, 29.9% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Sparkman is $26,979.
In Sparkman, 80.9% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 19.1% of housing units in Sparkman.
Of all the housing units in Sparkman, 5.8% of them were build before 1940.
In Sparkman, 4.7% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Sparkman is $702.
In Sparkman, 49.2% of households have an active broadband internet connection.