Sparks, Texas Population 2022

4,806
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Sparks is a city located in Texas. Sparks has a 2020 population of 4,806. Sparks is currently growing at a rate of 0.48% annually and its population has increased by 0.97% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 4,760 in 2010.

The average household income in Sparks is $39,821 with a poverty rate of 33.82%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $738 per month, and the median house value is $68,900. 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 Sparkswas:

  • White: 78.78%
  • Other race: 14.51%
  • Two or more races: 5.42%
  • Black or African American: 1.29%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Sparks, Texas is 4,806 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 4,760.

Sparks, Texas Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White3,05178.78%
Black or African American501.29%
Some Other Race56214.51%
Two or More Races2105.42%
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Sparks Population by Race

Sparks Population Pyramid 2022

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Sparks Median Age

29.9


Total

23.7


Male

38.4


Female

Sparks Adults

There are 2,644 adults, (285 of whom are seniors) in Sparks.

Sparks Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

12.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

52.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Sparks Sex Ratio

Female

1,615

41.70%

Male

2,258

58.30%

Sparks Population by Age

Sparks Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Sparks Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Married95.8%4.2%
All85.3%14.7%
Female65.8%34.2%
Non Family60.2%39.8%

85.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Sparks Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All8964.3285.3
Married5274.4595.8
Male622.39100
Female2195.7365.8
Non Family881.4460.2

4.55

Average Family Size

4.32

Average Household Size

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Sparks Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade34915.42%
9th to 12th Grade41718.42%
High School Graduate75133.17%
Some College51222.61%
Associates Degree2219.76%
Bachelors Degree0.00%
Graduate Degree140.62%
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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
2+ Races14510114
Hispanic2,2401,49814
Other Race369302
Black24

The highest rate of high school graduation is among other race people with a rate of 81.84%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 9.66%.

Sparks Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,371$31,797$25,125
Less Than 9th Grade$32,131$26,642$47,802
High School Graduate$33,516$45,913$12,885
Some College$19,239$16,979$
Bachelors Degree$$$
Graduate Degree$$$

$30,371

Average Earnings

$31,797

Average Male

$25,125

Average Female

Sparks Earnings by Educational Attainment

Sparks Language by Age

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Sparks Language

12.27% of Sparks residents speak only English, while 87.73% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 87.73% of the population.

Sparks Language

Sparks Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black5050100.00%
Other241NaN%
Hispanic3,8231,26032.96%
Multiple2102210.48%

33.82%

Overall Poverty Rate

26.79%

Male Poverty Rate

43.65%

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 Multiple, with 10.48% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 15.51%. Among those working part-time, it was 32.59%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 45.88%.

Sparks Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade43.47%
High School30.36%
Some College18.14%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%

Sparks Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed21.89%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Female Employed29.77%
Female Unemployed36.50%

Sparks Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Sparks Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$37,273$44,615
Families$40,500$47,079
Married Families$40,083-
Non Families$19,310$21,527
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Income by Household Type

Sparks Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

48.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

44.3%

Male Marriage Rate

52.9%

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 35-44.

Sparks Marital Status by Race

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Sparks Marital Status

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Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

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

Sparks Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34
35 to 54
55 to 64
65 to 74
75+

Sparks Veterans by Age

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Sparks Veterans by Race

Sparks Veterans by Education

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NaN%

Veteran Poverty Rate

NaN%

Veteran Disability Rate

Sparks Veterans by Education

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61.2%

Labor Force Participation

49.5%

Employment Rate

19.2%

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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57.40%

Born in Sparks

62.41%

Native Born

37.59%

Foreign Born

18.18%

Non Citizen

19.42%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

62.41% of Sparks residents were born in the United States, with 57.40% having been born in Texas. 18.18% 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

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20104,5290.00%
20114,552230.51%
20124,575230.51%
20134,598230.50%
20144,621230.50%
20154,644230.50%
20164,667230.50%
20174,690230.49%
20184,713230.49%
20194,736230.49%
20204,760240.51%
20214,783230.48%
20224,806230.48%

Sparks Population by Year