Sparta is a city located in Kent County Michigan. Sparta has a 2020 population of 4,264. Sparta is currently growing at a rate of 0.24% annually and its population has increased by 0.47% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 4,244 in 2010.
The average household income in Sparta is $60,384 with a poverty rate of 10.61%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $735 per month, and the median house value is $134,000. The median age in Sparta is 34 years, 31.7 years for males, and 38.7 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Spartawas:
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 native american people with a rate of 100.00%.
98.68% of Sparta residents speak only English, while 1.32% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.58% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Sparta is White, with 9.95% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Sparta is Multiple, with 45.22% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.24%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.77%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 15.28%.
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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
99.20% of Sparta residents were born in the United States, with 85.63% having been born in Michigan. 0.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.
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