The City of Sparta had a population of 5,066 as of July 1, 2016.
The primary coordinate point for Sparta is located at latitude 35.9348 and longitude -85.4724 in White County. The formal boundaries for the City of Sparta (see map below) encompass a land area of 6.74 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. White County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 922 feet.
The City of Sparta (GNIS ID: 2405503) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.
Beneath the boundary map are tables with Sparta population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.
|Population in Households||4,868|
|Population in Familes||3,917|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||198|
|Average Household Size||2.37|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||2,343 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||1,274 (54.4%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||784 (33.5%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||285 (12.2%)|
|Median Home Value||$97,934|
|Average Home Value||$141,130|
|Median Household Income||$29,602|
|Average Household Income||$43,987|
|Per Capita Income||$17,900|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||1.93%|
|Per Capita Income||1.58%|
The table below compares Sparta to the other 427 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Tennessee by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.
|Total Population||# 108||75th|
|Population Density1||# 137||68th|
|Diversity Index2||# 165||61st|
|Median Household Income||# 369||14th|
|Per Capita Income||# 331||22nd|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Tennessee Census Data Comparison Tool.