Sparta, Kentucky Population 2022

236
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Sparta is a city located in Gallatin County Kentucky. With a 2020 population of 236, it is the 437th largest city in Kentucky and the 23244th largest city in the United States. Sparta is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has decreased by -16.61% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 283 in 2020. Spanning over 6 miles, Sparta has a population density of 38 people per square mile.

The average household income in Sparta is $53,377 with a poverty rate of 18.12%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $957 per month, and the median house value is $91,000. The median age in Sparta is 35.3 years, 34.5 years for males, and 35.5 years for females.

Sparta Demographics

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

  • White: 85.87%
  • Two or more races: 8.83%
  • Black or African American: 3.18%
  • Other race: 2.12%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Sparta, Kentucky is 236 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 283.

Sparta, Kentucky Population 2022

Population by Race

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Sparta Population by Race

Sparta Population Pyramid 2022

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Sparta Median Age

32.4


Total

36.5


Male

30.6


Female

Sparta Adults

There are 195 adults, (50 of whom are seniors) in Sparta.

Sparta Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

34.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

60.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Sparta Sex Ratio

Female

146

51.59%

Male

137

48.41%

Sparta Population by Age

Sparta Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Sparta Household Types

64.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Sparta Households and Families

3.59

Average Family Size

3.11

Average Household Size

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Sparta Households by Type

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Sparta Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Sparta Educational Attainment by Race

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 79.08%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 9.80%.

Sparta Educational Attainment by Race

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$28,500

Average Earnings

$29,063

Average Male

$28,125

Average Female

Sparta Earnings by Educational Attainment

Sparta Language by Age

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Sparta Language

96.85% of Sparta residents speak only English, while 3.15% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.36% of the population.

Sparta Language

Sparta Poverty by Race

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18.12%

Overall Poverty Rate

20.90%

Male Poverty Rate

15.49%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Sparta

The race most likely to be in poverty in Sparta is White, with 21.19% below the poverty level.

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

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.11%. Among those working part-time, it was 23.08%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 26.44%.

Sparta Poverty

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Sparta Poverty Rate by Education

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Sparta Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Sparta Income by Household Type

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Income by Household Type

Sparta Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

62.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

67.7%

Male Marriage Rate

58.5%

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 Marital Status

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20

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

Sparta Veterans by War

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Sparta Veterans by Age

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Sparta Veterans by Race

Sparta Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

80.00%

Veteran Disability Rate

Sparta Veterans by Education

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55.8%

Labor Force Participation

53.3%

Employment Rate

4.5%

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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86.22%

Born in Sparta

96.47%

Native Born

3.53%

Foreign Born

3.53%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.47% of Sparta residents were born in the United States, with 86.22% having been born in Kentucky. 3.53% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Sparta Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected

Sparta Population by Year