Sparks, Texas Population 2021

4,104
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Sparks is a city located in Texas. Sparks has a 2020 population of 4,104. Sparks is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has decreased by -9.38% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 4,529 in 2010. Sparks reached it's highest population of 4,529 in 2010.

The average household income in Sparks is $39,821 with a poverty rate of 39.84%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $691 per month, and the median house value is $61,700. The median age in Sparks is 29.5 years, 23.8 years for males, and 35.5 years for females.

Sparks Demographics

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

  • White: 85.70%
  • Other race: 12.18%
  • Black or African American: 1.51%
  • Two or more races: 0.61%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Sparks, Texas is 4,104 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 3,935.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 4,529.

Sparks, Texas Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White3,51785.70%
Some Other Race50012.18%
Black or African American621.51%
Two or More Races250.61%
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Sparks Population by Race

Sparks Population Pyramid $2021

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Sparks Median Age

29.5


Total

23.8


Male

35.5


Female

Sparks Adults

There are 2,747 adults, (318 of whom are seniors) in Sparks.

Sparks Age Dependency

69

Age Dependency Ratio

13.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

55.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Sparks Sex Ratio

Female

1,910

46.54%

Male

2,194

53.46%

Sparks Population by Age

Sparks Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Sparks Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Married92.5%7.5%
All78.1%21.9%
Non Family63.4%36.6%
Female57.4%42.6%

78.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Sparks Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,0793.878.1
Married5444.5392.5
Female2584.7157.4
Non Family2321.3863.4
Male452.29100

4.37

Average Family Size

3.8

Average Household Size

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Sparks Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade44818.59%
9th to 12th Grade40816.93%
High School Graduate74230.79%
Some College56523.44%
Associates Degree1938.01%
Bachelors Degree542.24%
Graduate Degree0.00%
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Sparks Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Sparks Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Hispanic2,3791,55454
Other Race387303
Black31
2+ Races2525

The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among hispanic people with a rate of 2.27%.

Sparks Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$24,520$33,200$17,794
Less Than 9th Grade$23,750$23,333$
High School Graduate$30,638$44,360$
Some College$23,359$31,842$18,327
Bachelors Degree$106,250$$
Graduate Degree$$$

$24,520

Average Earnings

$33,200

Average Male

$17,794

Average Female

Sparks Earnings by Educational Attainment

Sparks Language by Age

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Sparks Language

12.80% of Sparks residents speak only English, while 87.20% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 87.20% of the population.

Sparks Language

Sparks Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic4,0421,57338.92%
Other50013527.00%
Black6262100.00%
Multiple2525100.00%

39.84%

Overall Poverty Rate

31.91%

Male Poverty Rate

48.95%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Sparks

The race most likely to be in poverty in Sparks is Black, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Sparks is Other, with 27.00% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 10.62%. Among those working part-time, it was 36.55%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 51.45%.

Sparks Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade54.09%
High School36.39%
Some College17.15%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%

Sparks Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed30.77%
Female Employed21.16%
Male Employed19.78%
Male Unemployed14.74%

Sparks Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Sparks Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$30,151$39,821
Families$37,981$45,209
Married Families$45,328-
Non Families$18,547$19,978
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Income by Household Type

Sparks Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

44.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

43.4%

Male Marriage Rate

45.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Sparks Married by Age and Sex

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Sparks Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Sparks Marital Status by Race

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Sparks Marital Status

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12

Number of Veterans

12

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
World War II
Korea
Vietnam
First Gulf War
Second Gulf War

Sparks Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
55 to 6412
75+
65 to 74
35 to 54
18 to 34

Sparks Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
Hispanic120.44%
White120.53%

Sparks Veterans by Race

Sparks Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

100.00%

Veteran Disability Rate

Sparks Veterans by Education

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56.4%

Labor Force Participation

48.5%

Employment Rate

14%

Unemployment Rate

Sparks Employment by Age

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Sparks Employment by Race

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Sparks Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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57.31%

Born in Sparks

63.72%

Native Born

36.28%

Foreign Born

20.98%

Non Citizen

15.30%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

63.72% of Sparks residents were born in the United States, with 57.31% having been born in Texas. 20.98% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Sparks Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20214,1040.00%
20204,1040.00%
20194,1041694.29%
20183,93545212.98%
20173,483-725-17.23%
20164,2082285.73%
20153,9801303.38%
20143,8502045.60%
20133,646-88-2.36%
20123,73436610.87%
20113,368-1,161-25.63%
20104,5290.00%

Sparks Population by Year