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The City of Sparta had a population of 5,237 as of July 1, 2021.
The primary coordinate point for Sparta is located at latitude 35.9259 and longitude -85.4641 in White County. The formal boundaries for the City of Sparta 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 919 feet.
The City of Sparta 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.
|Total Population||5,237 (100%)|
|Population in Households||5,038 (96.2%)|
|Population in Families||4,026 (76.9%)|
|Population in Group Quarters1||199 ( 3.8%)|
|Median Household Income||$38,802|
|Average Household Income||$47,604|
|% of Income for Mortgage4||13%|
|Per Capita Income||$19,220|
|Total HU (Housing Units)||2,449 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||1,558 (63.6%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||576 (23.5%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||315 (12.9%)|
|Median Home Value||$118,119|
|Average Home Value||$154,330|
|Housing Affordability Index3||202|
|Average Household Size||2.36|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||1.25%|
|Per Capita Income||1.87%|
|Owner Occupied HU||0.82%|
The table below compares Sparta to the other 429 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Tennessee by rank and percentile using July 1, 2021 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 Density||# 134||69th|
|Median Household Income||# 342||21st|
|Housing Affordability Index||# 279||65th|
|Per Capita Income||# 396||8th|
|Diversity Index||# 177||59th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Tennessee Census Data Comparison Tool.