Statewide Claims to Fame

Sparta is 11th in Wisconsin out of 143 other cities in Residents younger than 5

Sparta is 17th in Wisconsin out of 143 other cities in Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander

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General Demographics

Size Demographics

Size Demographics
Sparta Rank Wisconsin US
Current population (2012) 9,600 87th 5,726,398 313,914,040
Size in square miles 6.5 83rd 54,157.8 3,531,905.4
Population density (people per sqmi) 1,457.1 80th 105 87.4

People Demographics

Age Demographics
Sparta Rank Wisconsin US
Residents younger than 5 8.0% 11th 6.1% 6.4%
Residents younger than 18 24.9% 53rd 23.0% 23.5%
Residents 65 or older 14.6% 68th 14.4% 13.7%
Education Demographics
Sparta Rank Wisconsin US
Residents with high school diploma (older than 25) 85.3% 132nd 89.8% 85.4%
Residents with college degree (older than 25) 14.3% 131st 26.0% 28.2%
Race Demographics
Sparta Rank Wisconsin US
Race - White 92.2% 81st 88.2% 77.9%
Race - Black or African American 1.5% 51st 6.5% 13.1%
Race - American Indian or Alaska Native 0.6% 50th 1.1% 1.2%
Race - Asian 0.5% 130th 2.5% 5.1%
Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.1% 17th 0.0% 0.2%
Race - Two or More 1.6% 62nd 1.7% 2.4%
Race - Hispanic or Latino 6.8% 29th 6.2% 16.9%
Race - White, not Hispanic or Latino 89.6% 88th 82.8% 63.0%
Misc People Demographics
Sparta Rank Wisconsin US
Female residents 51.2% 73rd 50.4% 50.8%
Foreign born residents 5.2% 39th 4.6% 12.8%

Housing Demographics

Housing Demographics
Sparta Rank Wisconsin US
Housing units 4,192 90th 2,634,781 132,312,404
Units inside multi-unit buildings 27.8% 93rd 25.4% 25.9%
Households 3,970 88th 2,279,738 114,761,359
Home ownership rate 56.0% 127th 69.1% 66.1%
Home median value $99,500 135th $169,700 $186,200
People per household 2.3 90th 2.4 2.6

Income Demographics

Income Demographics
Sparta Rank Wisconsin US
Income per capita $19,778 136th $27,192 $27,915
Income per household $38,665 128th $52,374 $52,762
Income below poverty line 16.1% 22nd 12.0% 14.3%

Business Demographics

Business Demographics
Sparta Rank Wisconsin US
Total businesses (including small businesses) 660 109th 433,797 27,092,908
Retail sales $161,980 80th $72,283,321 $3,3917,663,456
Retail sales per capita $18,036 52nd $12,904 $12,990
Retail accommodation and food service sales $22,916 60th $9,247,311 $613,795,732

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