Sparta, Illinois Population 2022

4,053
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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.

Sparta Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Spartawas:

  • White: 72.87%
  • Black or African American: 23.29%
  • Asian: 2.09%
  • Two or more races: 1.56%
  • Other race: 0.19%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Sparta, Illinois is 4,053 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 4,095.

Sparta, Illinois Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White3,13572.87%
Black or African American1,00223.29%
Asian902.09%
Some Other Race80.19%
Two or More Races671.56%
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Sparta Population by Race

Sparta Population Pyramid 2022

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Sparta Median Age

41.1


Total

35.4


Male

45.9


Female

Sparta Adults

There are 3,437 adults, (886 of whom are seniors) in Sparta.

Sparta Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

34.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Sparta Sex Ratio

Female

2,007

46.65%

Male

2,295

53.35%

Sparta Population by Age

Sparta Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Sparta Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married82.1%17.9%
All60.4%39.6%
Non Family55.8%44.2%
Female21.4%78.6%
Male17.3%82.7%

60.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Sparta Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,9482.1460.4
Married8942.5482.1
Male1102.1317.3
Female2993.0221.4
Non Family6451.1855.8

2.55

Average Family Size

2.14

Average Household Size

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Sparta Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade632.22%
9th to 12th Grade2197.72%
High School Graduate1,00835.54%
Some College75126.48%
Associates Degree2047.19%
Bachelors Degree29910.54%
Graduate Degree29210.30%
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Sparta Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Sparta Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Asian797968
Hispanic515132
Black540457100
White2,1591,960391
2+ Races77

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%.

Sparta Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$42,143$52,079$26,486
Less Than 9th Grade$26,389$37,768$24,861
High School Graduate$39,329$50,400$19,531
Some College$36,886$59,361$21,625
Bachelors Degree$56,250$58,889$39,250
Graduate Degree$51,543$51,076$99,667

$42,143

Average Earnings

$52,079

Average Male

$26,486

Average Female

Sparta Earnings by Educational Attainment

Sparta Language by Age

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Sparta Language

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.

Sparta Language

Sparta Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White2,9272327.93%
Black999646.41%
OtherNaN%
Hispanic1054744.76%
Multiple64710.94%

8.37%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.86%

Male Poverty Rate

11.25%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Sparta

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%.

Sparta Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade9.16%
High School8.46%
Some College6.07%
Bachelors or Greater0.87%

Sparta Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed0.00%
Male Unemployed28.57%
Female Employed11.35%
Female Unemployed26.67%

Sparta Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Sparta Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$52,324$73,292
Families$64,485$80,372
Married Families$77,372-
Non Families$26,384$55,163
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Income by Household Type

Sparta Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

47.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.7%

Male Marriage Rate

43.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Sparta Married by Age and Sex

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Sparta 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 45-54.

Sparta Marital Status by Race

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Sparta Marital Status

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236

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War34
First Gulf War59
Vietnam37
Korea59
World War II13

Sparta Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3415
35 to 5468
55 to 6424
65 to 7422
75+107

Sparta Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White2248.75%
Black121.55%

Sparta Veterans by Race

Sparta Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.23%

Veteran Disability Rate

Sparta Veterans by Education

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66%

Labor Force Participation

62.5%

Employment Rate

4.6%

Unemployment Rate

Sparta Employment by Age

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Sparta Employment by Race

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Sparta 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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76.43%

Born in Sparta

95.82%

Native Born

4.18%

Foreign Born

0.95%

Non Citizen

3.23%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

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.

Sparta Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
19002,9410.00%
19103,0811400.47%
19203,3402590.81%
19303,385450.13%
19403,6642790.80%
19503,576-88-0.24%
19603,452-124-0.35%
19704,3078552.24%
19804,9576501.42%
19904,853-104-0.21%
20004,486-367-0.78%
20104,302-184-0.42%
20114,281-21-0.49%
20124,260-21-0.49%
20134,239-21-0.49%
20144,218-21-0.50%
20154,197-21-0.50%
20164,176-21-0.50%
20174,155-21-0.50%
20184,134-21-0.51%
20194,113-21-0.51%
20204,095-18-0.44%
20214,074-21-0.51%
20224,053-21-0.52%

Sparta Population by Year