Sparta, Michigan Population 2020

4,366

Sparta is a city located in Michigan. With a 2020 population of 4,366, it is the 162nd largest city in Michigan and the 5137th largest city in the United States. Sparta is currently growing at a rate of 0.05% annually and its population has increased by 5.46% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 4,140 in 2010. Spanning over 2 miles, Sparta has a population density of 1,768 people per square mile.

The average household income in Sparta is $59,962 with a poverty rate of 13.11%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $709 per month, and the median house value is $118,300. The median age in Sparta is 35.6 years, 32.4 years for males, and 38.9 years for females. For every 100 females there are 110.9 males.

Sparta Demographics

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

  • White: 97.55%
  • Two or more races: 0.78%
  • Black or African American: 0.76%
  • Asian: 0.51%
  • Other race: 0.39%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Sparta, Michigan is 4,366, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 4,362.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 4,140.

Sparta, Michigan Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White4,22697.55%
Two or More Races340.78%
Black or African American330.76%
Asian220.51%
Some Other Race170.39%

Sparta Population Pyramid 2020

Sparta Median Age

35.6


Total

32.4


Male

38.9


Female

Sparta Adults

There are 3,302 adults, (649 of whom are seniors) in Sparta.

Sparta Age Dependency

63.3

Age Dependency Ratio

24.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Sparta Sex Ratio

Female

2,054

47.41%

Male

2,278

52.59%

Sparta Households and Families

Sparta Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Sparta Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married88.3%11.7%
All61.8%38.2%
Female53.5%46.5%
Male48.8%51.2%
Non Family32.5%67.5%

61.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,6212.6761.8
Married7153.4488.3
Non Family5141.1432.5
Female2693.2853.5
Male1233.2548.8

3.09

Average Family Size

2.67

Average Household Size

9%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Sparta Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1254.30%
9th to 12th Grade1535.26%
High School Graduate1,15739.79%
Some College70224.14%
Associates Degree30810.59%
Bachelors Degree34011.69%
Graduate Degree1234.23%

Sparta Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White2,7132,484423
Hispanic14110123
Black24159
Asian2222
Other Race179
Multiple Races888

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 multiple races people with a rate of 100.00%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,152$35,321$25,682
Less Than High School$$30,813$8,906
High School Grad$31,372$35,407$26,023
Some College$30,813$33,750$26,122
Bachelors Degree$31,932$54,107$24,226
Graduate Degree$55,938$60,625$50,750

$31,152

Average Earnings

$35,321

Average Male

$25,682

Average Female

Sparta Language

Sparta Language by Age

Sparta Language

95.17% of Sparta residents speak only English, while 4.83% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other languages, which is spoken by 2.12% of the population.

Sparta Poverty

Sparta Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White3,92754013.75%
Black331854.55%
Hispanic30892.92%
Other17952.94%

13.11%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.44%

Male Poverty Rate

12.76%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Sparta

The race most likely to be in poverty in Sparta is Black, with 54.55% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Sparta is Hispanic, with 2.92% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.77%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.22%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.68%.

Name Poverty
High School18.15%
Less Than High School12.23%
Some College11.68%
Bachelors or Greater4.54%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed29.17%
Male Unemployed10.28%
Female Employed8.74%
Male Employed3.45%

Sparta Income

Sparta Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$45,169$59,962
Families$54,728$63,760
Married Families$60,268-
Non Families$30,972$38,140

Sparta Marital Status

Sparta Marital Status

Marriage Rates

40.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

41.5%

Male Marriage Rate

40.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Sparta Married by Age and Sex

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 35-44.

Sparta Marital Status by Race

Sparta Veterans

229

Number of Veterans

229

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam122
First Gulf War33
Second Gulf War15
Korea11
World War II9
Age Group Veterans
65 to 74125
75+37
55 to 6434
35 to 5433
18 to 34
Name Veterans % of Total
White2136.63%
Hispanic83.92%
2 or More829.63%
Other847.06%

$Sparta Veterans by Education

8.30%

Veteran Poverty Rate

46.72%

Veteran Disability Rate

Sparta Employment Status

65.2%

Labor Force Participation

60.9%

Employment Rate

6.7%

Unemployment Rate

Sparta Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

82.32%

Born in Michigan

97.16%

Native Born

2.84%

Foreign Born

0.21%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

97.16% of Sparta residents were born in the United States, with 82.32% having been born in Michigan. 0.21% 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
20204,36620.05%
20194,36420.05%
20184,362120.28%
20174,35020.05%
20164,348320.74%
20154,316360.84%
20144,280320.75%
20134,248360.85%
20124,212431.03%
20114,169290.70%
20104,140-19-0.05%
20004,1591910.47%
19903,9685951.64%
19803,3732790.87%
19703,0943451.19%
19602,7490.00%