Sparta, Kentucky Population 2024

236

Sparta is a city located in Gallatin County and Owen County Kentucky. Sparta has a 2024 population of 236. Sparta is currently growing at a rate of 0.43% annually and its population has increased by 2.61% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 230 in 2020.

The average household income in Sparta is $73,361 with a poverty rate of 17.58%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Sparta is 34.9 years, 40.2 years for males, and 32.8 years for females.

Sparta Demographics

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

  • White: 77.58%
  • Other race: 13.17%
  • Two or more races: 7.12%
  • Black or African American: 2.14%
  • Native American:
  • Asian:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
Land Area (mi²)
6.3 sq mi
Density (mi²)
37.70/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
2.61% (6)
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 230.

Sparta, Kentucky Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White21877.58%
Other race3713.17%
Two or more races207.12%
Black or African American62.14%
Native American
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Other race

Two or more races

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Sparta Population by Race

Sparta Population Pyramid 2024

Sparta Median Age

34.9

Total

40.2

Male

32.8

Female

Sparta Adults

There are 194 adults, (38 of whom are seniors) in Sparta.

Sparta Age Dependency

80.1

Age Dependency Ratio

24.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

55.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Sparta Sex Ratio

Female14551.6%
Male13648.4%

Sparta Population by Age

Sparta Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1042.770.229.8
Married513.2794.15.9
Non Family341.0655.944.1
Female124.425050
Male73.570100
showing: 5 rows

3.21

Average Family Size

2.7

Average Household Size

70.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Sparta Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Sparta Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Sparta Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 90.97%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among hispanic people with a rate of 20%.

Sparta Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$32,500

Average Earnings

$57,083

Average Male

$29,063

Average Female

Sparta Earnings by Educational Attainment

Sparta Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Sparta Language

89.24% of Sparta residents speak only English, while 10.76% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 10.76% of the population.

Sparta Language

Sparta Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Other372670.27%
Hispanic482654.17%
White2062210.68%
showing: 3 rows

17.58%

Overall Poverty Rate

18.18%

Male Poverty Rate

17.02%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Sparta

The race most likely to be in poverty in Sparta is Other, with 70.27% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Sparta is White, with 10.68% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was . Among those working part-time, it was 19.51%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.75%.

Sparta Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Some College20.51%
Less Than 9th Grade17.86%
High School8.86%
Bachelors or Greater
showing: 4 rows

Sparta Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed100%
Male Unemployed25%
Female Employed15.38%
Male Employed
showing: 4 rows

Sparta Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Sparta Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Sparta Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

49.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.6%

Male Marriage Rate

43.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Sparta Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Sparta Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Sparta Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Sparta Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

21

Number of Veterans

21

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

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Sparta Veterans by War

count

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Sparta Veterans by Age

count

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Sparta Veterans by Race

Sparta Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

4.76%

Veteran Poverty Rate

57.14%

Veteran Disability Rate

Sparta Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

59.4%

Labor Force Participation

56.4%

Employment Rate

5%

Unemployment Rate

Sparta Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Sparta Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Sparta Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

77.22%

Born in Sparta

94.31%

Native Born

5.69%

Foreign Born

5.69%

Non Citizen

Naturalized

Place of Birth

94.31% of Sparta residents were born in the United States, with 77.22% having been born in Kentucky. 5.69% 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: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202924110.42%
202824010.42%
202723910.42%
202623810.42%
202523710.42%
202423610.43%
202323510.43%
202223410.43%
202123331.3%
2020230-44-16.06%
201927441.48%
2018270-1-0.37%
201727120.74%
201626941.51%
2015265-1-0.38%
201426620.76%
2013264
2012264-1-0.38%
2011265
2010265
showing: 20 rows

Sparta Population by Year