Sparta Population By Year

Population Graph For Sparta, 1990 - 2022
Year Population Rank in US Growth Rate
2021 1,696 8,241 1.2%
2020 1,676 8,275 -0.5%
2010 1,770 8,039 -0.3%
2000 1,819 7,767 -1.0%
1990 2,017 6,897

What is the current population of Sparta?

Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Sparta is 1,696. Sparta, North Carolina is the 8,241st largest city in the US.

What was the peak population of Sparta?

The peak population of Sparta was in 1990, when its population was 2,017. In 1990, Sparta was the 6,897th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 8,241st largest city in the US. Sparta is currently 15.9% smaller than it was in 1990.

How quickly is Sparta shrinking?

Sparta has shrunk 6.7% since the year 2000. Sparta, North Carolina's growth is about average. 55% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Similarly Sized Cities In North Carolina

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2021
7992 Yanceyville 1,801 -16.5%
8025 Cedar Point 1,782 116.5%
8075 Drexel 1,760 -8.5%
8106 Ramseur 1,749 7.0%
8208 Mount Pleasant 1,708 17.7%
8221 Claremont 1,704 60.1%
8241 Sparta 1,696 -6.7%
8249 Sharpsburg 1,693 -30.1%
8252 Maggie Valley 1,691 84.6%
8262 Andrews 1,686 3.3%
8292 Hildebran 1,674 -11.3%
8349 Bladenboro 1,651 -3.6%
8357 Hemby Bridge 1,649 16.4%

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2021
8235 Maple Plain, Minnesota 1,699 -18.5%
8236 Palmyra, Wisconsin 1,699 -3.7%
8237 St. Johnsville, New York 1,699 1.5%
8238 Lakeland, Minnesota 1,698 -11.4%
8239 South Charleston, Ohio 1,697 -8.2%
8240 Chenoa, Illinois 1,696 -8.1%
8241 Sparta, North Carolina 1,696 -6.7%
8242 Vevay, Indiana 1,696 -1.9%
8243 Canby, Minnesota 1,695 -10.6%
8244 Lowry Crossing, Texas 1,695 33.5%
8245 Manson, Iowa 1,695 -10.1%
8246 Bourbon, Indiana 1,694 0.0%
8247 Elgin, Oregon 1,694 2.4%

What is the voting age population of Sparta, North Carolina?

The total voting age population of Sparta, North Carolina, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 1,278. The voting age population is 46.5% male and 53.5% female.

What percentage of Sparta, North Carolina residents are senior citizens?

According to the latest census statistics, 27.7% of the residents of Sparta are 65 or older.

What are the racial demographics of Sparta, North Carolina?

The racial demographics of Sparta are 93.7% White, 2.6% Other, 2.5% Black, 0.5% Asian, 0.4% American Indian, 0.2% Two or more races and 0.1% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander. Additionally, 11.3% of the population identifies as Hispanic.

What percentage of Sparta, North Carolina residents are below the poverty line?

In Sparta, 26.9% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 47.8%. On a per-household basis, 20.5% of families are below the poverty line in Sparta.

What percentage of Sparta, North Carolina residents are in the labor force?

Among those aged 16 and older, 49.3% of Sparta residents are in the labor force.

What are the education levels among Sparta, North Carolina residents?

Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 74.9% of Sparta residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 11.3% have a bachelor's degree and 3.9% have a graduate or professional degree.

What percentage of Sparta, North Carolina residents speak a non-English language at home?

Among Sparta residents aged 5 and older, 8.6% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 8.4% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.2% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.0% speak an Asian language.

What is the unemployment rate in Sparta, North Carolina?

The unemployment rate in Sparta is 1.7%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.

What percentage of Sparta, North Carolina residents work for the government?

In Sparta, 15.5% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.

What is the median income in Sparta, North Carolina?

The median household income in Sparta is $28,553.

What percentage of housing units are owner-occupied in Sparta, North Carolina?

In Sparta, 57.5% of housing units are occupied by their owners.

What percentage of housing units are rented in Sparta, North Carolina?

Renters occupy 42.5% of housing units in Sparta.

What percentage of Sparta, North Carolina housing units were built before 1940?

Of all the housing units in Sparta, 1.2% of them were build before 1940.

What percentage of Sparta, North Carolina housing units were built after 2000?

In Sparta, 6.0% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000.

What is the median monthly rent in Sparta, North Carolina?

The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Sparta is $485.

What percentage of households in Sparta, North Carolina have broadband internet?

In Sparta, 65.0% of households have an active broadband internet connection.


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