Sparta is a city located in Randolph County Illinois. Sparta has a 2020 population of 4,053. Sparta is currently declining at a rate of -0.52% annually and its population has decreased by -1.03% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 4,095 in 2010.
The average household income in Sparta is $71,273 with a poverty rate of 8.37%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $652 per month, and the median house value is $95,400. The median age in Sparta is 40.6 years, 35.8 years for males, and 42.6 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Spartawas:
The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.
The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 86.08%.
93.44% of Sparta residents speak only English, while 6.56% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.28% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Sparta is White, with 7.93% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Sparta is Multiple, with 10.94% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.71%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.83%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 14.22%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Sparta
95.82% of Sparta residents were born in the United States, with 76.43% having been born in Illinois. 0.95% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Africa.
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