Latest Data (2017)
Population 1,744
Nationwide Rank 8127

Quick Facts

Sparta, North Carolina is the 8,127th largest city in the United States as of 2017.

Sparta, North Carolina is a town.

Sparta, North Carolina is currently 13.5% smaller than it was in 1990, the year of its peak recorded population.

Sparta, North Carolina's growth is about average. 53% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
8117 Orchard Grass Hills, Kentucky 1,748 31.5%
8118 Sumrall, Mississippi 1,748 67.7%
8119 Elkland, Pennsylvania 1,747 -1.7%
8120 Honey Brook, Pennsylvania 1,747 24.6%
8121 Industry, Pennsylvania 1,747 -8.8%
8122 Rhome, Texas 1,747 207.0%
8123 Bellwood, Pennsylvania 1,746 -13.2%
8124 Stockton, Illinois 1,746 -9.9%
8125 Decatur, Michigan 1,745 -9.3%
8126 Dravosburg, Pennsylvania 1,745 -13.1%
8127 Sparta, North Carolina 1,744 -4.1%
8128 Berrien Springs, Michigan 1,743 -13.9%
8129 Chadbourn, North Carolina 1,742 -17.7%
8130 Clinton, New York 1,742 -10.5%
8131 Jeffersonville, Kentucky 1,742 14.8%
8132 Shamokin Dam, Pennsylvania 1,742 16.4%
8133 Tunkhannock, Pennsylvania 1,742 -8.5%
8134 Woodcreek, Texas 1,742 35.8%
8135 Wright, Wyoming 1,742 28.3%
8136 Zeigler, Illinois 1,742 4.5%
8137 Bridgeport, Illinois 1,741 -19.4%

Similarly Sized Cities In North Carolina

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
5764 Elizabethtown 3,473 -9.1%
5789 Red Oak 3,442 26.0%
5809 Maiden 3,419 4.7%
5821 Red Springs 3,408 -2.0%
5886 Flat Rock 3,331 23.6%
5920 Troy 3,301 -6.5%
5925 Whispering Pines 3,297 58.8%
5926 Windsor 3,297 42.3%
5969 Spencer 3,256 -3.0%
6010 Swansboro 3,210 81.7%
6020 Rural Hall 3,196 30.1%
6039 Locust 3,176 24.7%
6097 Polkton 3,125 59.3%
6110 Landis 3,114 2.0%
6117 Warsaw 3,107 1.8%
6123 Wallburg 3,104 8.0%
6167 River Bend 3,065 4.7%
6211 Pembroke 3,016 10.0%
6219 Mineral Springs 3,007 62.3%
6244 Granite Quarry 2,983 32.8%
6266 Murfreesboro 2,963 20.5%
6321 Nags Head 2,904 7.1%
6335 Yadkinville 2,889 1.5%
6344 Southern Shores 2,883 29.9%
6504 Cajah's Mountain 2,735 1.0%
6537 Wentworth 2,713 -2.3%
6565 Marshville 2,690 13.1%
6578 Troutman 2,680 51.7%
6583 Sylva 2,678 9.9%
6606 Grifton 2,663 17.5%
6607 La Grange 2,663 -6.0%
6608 Tobaccoville 2,663 16.5%
6611 Liberty 2,659 0.0%
6644 Wilson's Mills 2,626 92.3%
6659 Fairmont 2,612 0.1%
6680 Bermuda Run 2,593 81.4%
6738 Wrightsville Beach 2,548 -1.6%
6834 Haw River 2,472 29.6%
6846 Carthage 2,463 24.0%
6882 Coats 2,436 30.4%
6918 Mayodan 2,409 -2.3%
6920 Norwood 2,409 -6.8%
6951 Maxton 2,383 -12.2%
6959 Holly Ridge 2,377 186.3%
6998 St. Pauls 2,351 16.8%
7004 Enfield 2,347 -4.2%
7014 Surf City 2,342 58.6%
7052 Laurel Park 2,315 16.6%
7169 Green Level 2,247 3.4%
7186 Jonesville 2,234 -1.2%
7265 Taylorsville 2,179 19.9%
7295 Calabash 2,158 66.5%
7320 Rockwell 2,142 8.6%
7334 Madison 2,134 -5.7%
7337 Franklinton 2,132 21.6%
7338 Spruce Pine 2,130 4.6%
7351 Hertford 2,124 2.4%
7362 Mars Hill 2,118 19.9%
7384 Kure Beach 2,105 35.1%
7438 Four Oaks 2,082 24.3%
7479 Cape Carteret 2,062 66.0%
7496 Belville 2,052 73.0%
7564 Sharpsburg 2,017 -16.7%
7583 Hildebran 2,007 6.3%
7665 Princeville 1,966 92.5%
7672 Badin 1,960 58.1%
7707 Yanceyville 1,944 -9.8%
7746 Pine Level 1,927 26.6%
7785 Mount Pleasant 1,904 31.3%
7794 Scotland Neck 1,899 -19.3%
7800 Navassa 1,895 37.0%
7846 Oakboro 1,875 56.2%
7876 Drexel 1,860 -3.3%
7953 Andrews 1,819 11.4%
8127 Sparta 1,744 -4.1%
8129 Chadbourn 1,742 -17.7%
8160 Hemby Bridge 1,734 22.4%
8240 Richlands 1,698 74.6%
8262 Ramseur 1,691 3.4%
8285 Biscoe 1,678 -0.4%
8325 Bladenboro 1,657 -3.2%
8327 Denton 1,657 1.0%
8352 Connelly Springs 1,642 -10.7%
8365 Burnsville 1,638 1.1%
8367 Murphy 1,638 4.9%
8379 Rose Hill 1,635 22.7%
8419 Tryon 1,615 -8.4%
8423 Bethel 1,612 -8.4%
8501 Belhaven 1,580 -19.7%
8546 Dobson 1,556 6.2%
8563 East Spencer 1,550 -11.6%
8613 Jefferson 1,529 10.5%
8620 Snow Hill 1,526 -1.6%
8621 Weldon 1,526 -14.6%
8638 Kenly 1,519 -9.7%
8649 Stanfield 1,517 35.6%
8711 Atlantic Beach 1,494 -16.6%
8728 Pinebluff 1,487 28.9%
8751 Glen Alpine 1,478 32.9%
8815 Bryson City 1,455 2.9%
8864 Manteo 1,435 19.8%
8871 Pilot Mountain 1,433 11.6%
8897 Biltmore Forest 1,421 -1.4%
8934 Lake Waccamaw 1,408 -0.2%
8976 Claremont 1,398 31.3%
9051 Robersonville 1,374 -20.4%
9087 Walnut Cove 1,363 -6.9%
9105 Swepsonville 1,354 39.0%
9152 Princeton 1,333 20.9%
9155 Pine Knoll Shores 1,332 -12.0%
9165 Cedar Point 1,329 61.4%
9195 Beulaville 1,315 21.5%
9198 Rutherford College 1,314 0.4%
9222 Spring Hope 1,307 2.7%
9223 Youngsville 1,307 92.4%
9279 Elm City 1,292 -8.4%
9289 West Jefferson 1,290 10.1%
9319 Clyde 1,282 -4.3%
9347 Pinetops 1,273 -9.4%
9359 Fremont 1,267 -13.2%
9371 Blowing Rock 1,263 -10.8%
9374 Broadway 1,262 20.3%
9423 Stoneville 1,249 24.2%
9456 Bayboro 1,235 0.0%
9575 Robbins 1,201 0.3%
9585 Maggie Valley 1,199 30.8%
9655 Franklinville 1,175 -10.8%
9668 Roseboro 1,171 -7.5%
9682 Boonville 1,168 5.4%
9706 Mount Gilead 1,161 -17.0%
9748 Lake Lure 1,151 12.5%
9799 Lucama 1,137 29.7%
9821 Banner Elk 1,129 30.8%
10056 Norlina 1,063 -3.3%
10081 Stedman 1,056 52.8%
10107 Gaston 1,048 7.9%
10205 Rhodhiss 1,021 78.8%
10222 Alamance 1,015 200.2%
10233 Rowland 1,014 -11.3%
10272 Foxfire 1,005 116.1%
10340 Columbus 992 -2.2%
10379 Brunswick 981 172.5%
10386 Ellerbe 980 -6.1%
10388 Vanceboro 980 9.0%
10445 Faison 968 29.5%
10465 Cooleemee 965 6.3%
10492 Maysville 959 -4.1%
10533 Magnolia 949 1.7%
10555 Belwood 943 -3.4%
10556 Dortches 943 16.4%
10557 Garysburg 943 -24.1%
10581 Highlands 939 1.9%
10708 Old Fort 915 -4.8%
10757 Marshall 903 7.3%
10783 Fair Bluff 896 -24.0%
10866 Cleveland 875 8.1%

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2017 1,744 8,127
2016 1,727 8,167
2015 1,726 8,166
2014 1,732 8,153
2013 1,743 8,119
2012 1,735 8,114
2011 1,747 8,085
2010 1,770 8,039
2009 1,764 7,964
2008 1,779 7,923
2007 1,782 7,905
2006 1,783 7,891
2005 1,756 7,923
2004 1,788 7,851
2003 1,800 7,828
2002 1,802 7,812
2001 1,814 7,781
2000 1,819 7,767
1990 2,017 6,897