Sparkman, Arkansas Population 2024

322

Sparkman is a city located in Dallas County Arkansas. Sparkman has a 2024 population of 322. Sparkman is currently declining at a rate of -2.72% annually and its population has decreased by -9.8% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 357 in 2020.

The average household income in Sparkman is $50,087 with a poverty rate of 25.62%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Sparkman is 42.4 years, 38.3 years for males, and 47.6 years for females.

Sparkman Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Sparkman was:

  • White: 76.67%
  • Black or African American: 21.03%
  • Two or more races: 2.29%
  • Native American:
  • Asian:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
  • Other race:
Land Area (mi²)
1.3 sq mi
Density (mi²)
249.50/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-9.8% (-35)
The current population of Sparkman, Arkansas is 322 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 357.

Sparkman, Arkansas Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White40176.67%
Black or African American11021.03%
Two or more races122.29%
Native American
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
Other race
showing: 7 rows

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Sparkman Population by Race

Sparkman Population Pyramid 2024

Sparkman Median Age

42.4

Total

38.3

Male

47.6

Female

Sparkman Adults

There are 429 adults, (127 of whom are seniors) in Sparkman.

Sparkman Age Dependency

73.2

Age Dependency Ratio

42.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

31.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Sparkman Sex Ratio

Female27051.63%
Male25348.37%

Sparkman Population by Age

Sparkman Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1663.1565.734.3
Married823.4354.945.1
Non Family491.167.332.7
Female295.5286.213.8
Male64.671000
showing: 5 rows

3.83

Average Family Size

3.15

Average Household Size

65.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Sparkman Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Sparkman Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Sparkman Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 70%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 15%.

Sparkman Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$34,924

Average Earnings

$39,280

Average Male

$32,930

Average Female

Sparkman Earnings by Educational Attainment

Sparkman Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Sparkman Language

100% of Sparkman residents speak only English, while speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by of the population.

Sparkman Language

Sparkman Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White4017819.45%
Black1104944.55%
Multiple12758.33%
showing: 3 rows

25.62%

Overall Poverty Rate

25.3%

Male Poverty Rate

25.93%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Sparkman

The race most likely to be in poverty in Sparkman is Multiple, with 58.33% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Sparkman is White, with 19.45% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.58%. Among those working part-time, it was 50%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 30.47%.

Sparkman Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Bachelors or Greater34.88%
Some College19.15%
High School15.73%
Less Than 9th Grade12.21%
showing: 4 rows

Sparkman Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed9.38%
Male Unemployed
Female Unemployed100%
Female Employed7.61%
showing: 4 rows

Sparkman Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Sparkman Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Sparkman Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

49.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

64.2%

Male Marriage Rate

38.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Sparkman Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Sparkman Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 20-34, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Sparkman Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Sparkman Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

8

Number of Veterans

8

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

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Sparkman Veterans by War

count

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Sparkman Veterans by Age

count

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Sparkman Veterans by Race

Sparkman Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

37.5%

Veteran Poverty Rate

25%

Veteran Disability Rate

Sparkman Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

45.8%

Labor Force Participation

43.7%

Employment Rate

4.6%

Unemployment Rate

Sparkman Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Sparkman Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Sparkman Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

77.63%

Born in Sparkman

100%

Native Born

Foreign Born

Non Citizen

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100% of Sparkman residents were born in the United States, with 77.63% having been born in Arkansas. of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Sparkman Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2029277-9-3.15%
2028286-9-3.05%
2027295-9-2.96%
2026304-9-2.88%
2025313-9-2.8%
2024322-9-2.72%
2023331-9-2.65%
2022340-9-2.58%
2021349-8-2.24%
2020357-12-3.25%
2019369-9-2.38%
2018378-14-3.57%
2017392-6-1.51%
2016398-5-1.24%
2015403-7-1.71%
2014410-10-2.38%
2013420-3-0.71%
2012423-8-1.86%
201143120.47%
2010429
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Sparkman Population by Year