Sparta, Kentucky Population 2020

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Sparta is a city located in Kentucky. With a 2020 population of 277, it is the 356th largest city in Kentucky and the 15611th largest city in the United States. Sparta is currently growing at a rate of 0.36% annually and its population has increased by 19.91% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 231 in 2010. Spanning over 6 miles, Sparta has a population density of 44 people per square mile.

The average household income in Sparta is $51,496 with a poverty rate of 29.71%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $792 per month, and the median house value is $78,600. The median age in Sparta is 32.8 years, 28.9 years for males, and 34.5 years for females. For every 100 females there are 121.3 males.

Sparta Demographics

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

  • White: 90.96%
  • Two or more races: 4.22%
  • Black or African American: 2.71%
  • Other race: 2.11%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Sparta, Kentucky is 277, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 275.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 231.

Sparta, Kentucky Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White30290.96%
Two or More Races144.22%
Black or African American92.71%
Some Other Race72.11%
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Sparta Population Pyramid 2020

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Sparta Median Age

32.8


Total

28.9


Male

34.5


Female

Sparta Adults

There are 223 adults, (33 of whom are seniors) in Sparta.

Sparta Age Dependency

74.7

Age Dependency Ratio

17.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

57.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Sparta Sex Ratio

Female

150

45.18%

Male

182

54.82%

Sparta Households and Families

Sparta Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Sparta Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married72.7%27.3%
Non Family69.2%30.8%
Female66.7%33.3%
All60.4%39.6%
Male0%100%

60.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1013.2960.4
Married663.4572.7
Male164.310
Non Family13069.2
Female63.6766.7

3.16

Average Family Size

3.29

Average Household Size

13.9%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Sparta Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3216.16%
9th to 12th Grade199.60%
High School Graduate8542.93%
Some College3819.19%
Associates Degree147.07%
Bachelors Degree31.52%
Graduate Degree73.54%
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Sparta Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White18014110
Hispanic153
Other Race7
Black33

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 5.56%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$28,393$30,139$26,667
Less Than High School$20,000$19,500$
High School Grad$30,341$31,875$22,321
Some College$32,500$$31,250
Bachelors Degree$$$
Graduate Degree$$$

$28,393

Average Earnings

$30,139

Average Male

$26,667

Average Female

Sparta Language

Sparta Language by Age

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Sparta Language

95.25% of Sparta residents speak only English, while 4.75% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.80% of the population.

Sparta Poverty

Sparta Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White2677728.84%
Hispanic281657.14%

29.71%

Overall Poverty Rate

32.18%

Male Poverty Rate

26.62%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Sparta

The race most likely to be in poverty in Sparta is Hispanic, with 57.14% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Sparta is White, with 28.84% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 15.38%. Among those working part-time, it was 11.76%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 40.20%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School35.29%
Some College30.77%
High School15.29%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%
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Name Poverty
Male Unemployed80.00%
Female Unemployed50.00%
Male Employed18.75%
Female Employed7.02%

Sparta Income

Sparta Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$43,750$51,496
Families$29,583$44,906
Married Families$46,250-
Non Families-$47,600
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Sparta Marital Status

Sparta Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

61.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

63.8%

Male Marriage Rate

59.7%

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 Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Sparta Marital Status by Race

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Sparta Veterans

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24

Number of Veterans

24

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam10
First Gulf War2
World War II
Korea
Second Gulf War
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Age Group Veterans
35 to 5411
55 to 647
65 to 746
75+
18 to 34
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Sparta Veterans by Education

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16.67%

Veteran Poverty Rate

41.67%

Veteran Disability Rate

Sparta Employment Status

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56.3%

Labor Force Participation

52.4%

Employment Rate

6.9%

Unemployment Rate

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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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77.71%

Born in Kentucky

93.67%

Native Born

6.33%

Foreign Born

6.33%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

93.67% of Sparta residents were born in the United States, with 77.71% having been born in Kentucky. 6.33% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202027710.36%
201927610.36%
201827531.10%
201727210.37%
201627141.50%
2015267-2-0.74%
201426931.13%
20132660.00%
2012266-2-0.75%
20112680.00%
20102680.00%