Sparta, Missouri Population 2020

1,946

Sparta is a city located in Missouri. With a 2020 population of 1,946, it is the 245th largest city in Missouri and the 7707th largest city in the United States. Sparta is currently growing at a rate of 0.78% annually and its population has increased by 10.82% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,756 in 2010. Spanning over 1 miles, Sparta has a population density of 1,572 people per square mile.

The average household income in Sparta is $42,284 with a poverty rate of 21.25%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $697 per month, and the median house value is $101,600. The median age in Sparta is 35 years, 34.4 years for males, and 35.4 years for females. For every 100 females there are 89.6 males.

Sparta Demographics

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

  • White: 97.93%
  • Two or more races: 0.79%
  • Native American: 0.55%
  • Other race: 0.43%
  • Black or African American: 0.30%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Sparta, Missouri is 1,946, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,916.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,756.

Sparta, Missouri Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,60897.93%
Two or More Races130.79%
American Indian and Alaska Native90.55%
Some Other Race70.43%
Black or African American50.30%

Sparta Population Pyramid 2020

Sparta Median Age

35


Total

34.4


Male

35.4


Female

Sparta Adults

There are 1,231 adults, (221 of whom are seniors) in Sparta.

Sparta Age Dependency

62.6

Age Dependency Ratio

21.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Sparta Sex Ratio

Female

866

52.74%

Male

776

47.26%

Sparta Households and Families

Sparta Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Sparta Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married76.9%23.1%
Male74.3%25.7%
All61.2%38.8%
Non Family55.4%44.6%
Female23.9%76.1%

61.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6492.5361.2
Married3083.1276.9
Non Family1931.1255.4
Female1132.7323.9
Male354.4674.3

2.92

Average Family Size

2.53

Average Household Size

7.2%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.6%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Sparta Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade141.27%
9th to 12th Grade13312.08%
High School Graduate48243.78%
Some College22720.62%
Associates Degree1039.36%
Bachelors Degree12711.53%
Graduate Degree151.36%

Sparta Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White1,059917137
Hispanic2116
Native American99
Multiple Races77
Black555
Other Race33

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 black people with a rate of 100.00%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$29,722$31,792$25,804
Less Than High School$$47,885$18,750
High School Grad$26,779$26,641$27,000
Some College$30,234$33,750$24,583
Bachelors Degree$34,545$45,417$32,841
Graduate Degree$$$

$29,722

Average Earnings

$31,792

Average Male

$25,804

Average Female

Sparta Language

Sparta Language by Age

Sparta Language

98.69% of Sparta residents speak only English, while 1.31% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 0.72% of the population.

Sparta Poverty

Sparta Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White1,55832320.73%
Hispanic592644.07%

21.25%

Overall Poverty Rate

23.20%

Male Poverty Rate

19.52%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Sparta

The race most likely to be in poverty in Sparta is Hispanic, with 44.07% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Sparta is White, with 20.73% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.51%. Among those working part-time, it was 24.39%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 41.34%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School38.78%
High School23.03%
Some College16.36%
Bachelors or Greater11.27%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed72.73%
Male Employed7.54%
Female Employed5.83%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Sparta Income

Sparta Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$39,917$42,284
Families$45,000$47,924
Married Families$49,405-
Non Families$20,677$23,993

Sparta Marital Status

Sparta Marital Status

Marriage Rates

49.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.3%

Male Marriage Rate

46.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Sparta Married by Age and Sex

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

Sparta Veterans

118

Number of Veterans

107

Male Veterans

11

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam48
First Gulf War29
Second Gulf War23
Korea7
World War II

$Sparta Veterans by Education

34.75%

Veteran Poverty Rate

23.73%

Veteran Disability Rate

Sparta Employment Status

56.8%

Labor Force Participation

54.8%

Employment Rate

3.5%

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

67.72%

Born in Missouri

99.63%

Native Born

0.37%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

99.63% of Sparta residents were born in the United States, with 67.72% 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.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20201,946150.78%
20191,931150.78%
20181,916311.64%
20171,885150.80%
20161,870221.19%
20151,848221.20%
20141,826231.28%
20131,803191.07%
20121,784140.79%
20111,770150.85%
20101,7550.00%