Sparta is a city located in White County Tennessee. It is also the county seat of White County. With a 2020 population of 4,947, it is the 102nd largest city in Tennessee and the 4792nd largest city in the United States . Sparta is currently declining at a rate of -0.02% annually but its population has increased by 0.45% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 4,925 in 2010. Sparta reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 7 miles, Sparta has a population density of 736 people per square mile.
The average household income in Sparta is $40,725 with a poverty rate of 13.50%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $640 per month, and the median house value is $93,900. The median age in Sparta is 37.3 years, 37 years for males, and 39 years for females.