Sparta, Missouri Population 2022

2,024
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Sparta is a city located in Christian County Missouri. Sparta has a 2020 population of 2,024. Sparta is currently growing at a rate of 1.30% annually and its population has increased by 15.33% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,755 in 2010.

The average household income in Sparta is $45,734 with a poverty rate of 18.80%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $722 per month, and the median house value is $103,000. The median age in Sparta is 36.3 years, 35 years for males, and 38.2 years for females.

Sparta Demographics

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

  • White: 98.26%
  • Two or more races: 1.24%
  • Other race: 0.31%
  • Native American: 0.19%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Sparta, Missouri is 2,024 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 2,024.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,755.

Sparta, Missouri Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,58498.26%
Two or More Races201.24%
Some Other Race50.31%
American Indian and Alaska Native30.19%
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Sparta Population by Race

Sparta Population Pyramid $2022

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Sparta Median Age

36.3


Total

35


Male

38.2


Female

Sparta Adults

There are 1,250 adults, (260 of whom are seniors) in Sparta.

Sparta Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

26.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Sparta Sex Ratio

Female

858

53.23%

Male

754

46.77%

Sparta Population by Age

Sparta Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Sparta Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female25.2%74.8%
Non Family56.2%43.8%
All62.9%37.1%
Male64.1%35.9%
Married81.7%18.3%

62.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Sparta Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6552.4662.9
Married2783.0381.7
Non Family2101.1356.2
Female1032.7725.2
Male643.8464.1

2.85

Average Family Size

2.46

Average Household Size

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Sparta Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade151.34%
9th to 12th Grade988.76%
High School Graduate49043.79%
Some College30126.90%
Associates Degree11910.63%
Bachelors Degree867.69%
Graduate Degree100.89%
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Sparta Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Sparta Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White1,08097096
Hispanic2623
2+ Races1010
Other Race55
Native American33

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 8.89%.

Sparta Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,493$38,500$25,250
Less Than 9th Grade$24,063$$18,750
High School Graduate$35,288$37,857$27,250
Some College$26,563$32,031$22,031
Bachelors Degree$50,781$54,167$50,156
Graduate Degree$$$

$31,493

Average Earnings

$38,500

Average Male

$25,250

Average Female

Sparta Earnings by Educational Attainment

Sparta Language by Age

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Sparta Language

99.20% of Sparta residents speak only English, while 0.80% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 0.80% of the population.

Sparta Language

Sparta Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White1,52927317.85%
Hispanic703042.86%
OtherNaN%

18.80%

Overall Poverty Rate

19.10%

Male Poverty Rate

18.53%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Sparta

The race most likely to be in poverty in Sparta is White, with 17.85% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Sparta is Hispanic, with 42.86% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.58%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.88%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 36.09%.

Sparta Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade22.12%
High School21.63%
Bachelors or Greater17.71%
Some College14.76%

Sparta Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed72.73%
Female Employed8.10%
Male Employed5.71%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Sparta Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Sparta Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$41,445$45,734
Families$44,879$51,098
Married Families$56,250-
Non Families$22,778$29,230
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Income by Household Type

Sparta Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

44.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.7%

Male Marriage Rate

42.0%

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 35-44.

Sparta Marital Status by Race

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Sparta Marital Status

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110

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam44
Second Gulf War29
First Gulf War25
Korea8
World War II

Sparta Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 5431
65 to 7428
18 to 3424
55 to 6416
75+11

Sparta Veterans by Age

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Sparta Veterans by Race

Sparta Veterans by Education

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24.55%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.73%

Veteran Disability Rate

Sparta Veterans by Education

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57.4%

Labor Force Participation

55.6%

Employment Rate

3%

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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62.59%

Born in Sparta

99.57%

Native Born

0.43%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

0.43%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.57% of Sparta residents were born in the United States, with 62.59% having been born in Missouri. 0.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Sparta Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20222,024261.30%
20211,998261.32%
20201,972261.34%
20191,946261.35%
20181,920341.80%
20171,886130.69%
20161,873241.30%
20151,849221.20%
20141,827231.27%
20131,804191.06%
20121,785150.85%
20111,770150.85%
20101,7550.00%

Sparta Population by Year