Sparta, TN Profile: Facts & Data

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Sparta, Tennessee - Basic Facts

The City of Sparta had a population of 5,029 as of July 1, 2018.

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.

The City of Sparta is located within Commissioner District 2, a minor civil division (MCD) of White County.


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Sparta, TN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)

POPULATION

Total Population 5,029
Population in Households 4,830
Population in Familes 3,906
Population in Group Qrtrs 199
Population Density2 746
Diversity Index3 23
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $35,311
Average Household Income $50,876
Per Capita Income $20,579

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 2,347 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,363 (58.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 679 (28.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 305 (13.0%)
Median Home Value $97,513
Average Home Value $142,162
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 2,042
Average Household Size 2.37
Family Households 1,333
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.25% 0.32%
Households 0.13% 0.27%
Families 0.85% 0.13%
Median Household Income   1.06%
Per Capita Income   2.2%

Sparta, TN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Sparta to the other 427 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Tennessee by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 109 75th
Population Density # 139 68th
Diversity Index # 169 61st
Median Household Income # 325 24th
Per Capita Income # 305 29th

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