Sparta, Kentucky

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Population in 2017: 270 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: +17.4%
Males: 144  (53.4%)
Females: 126  (46.6%)
Median resident age:

37.9 years
Kentucky median age:

38.9 years

Zip codes: 41086.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $35,084 (it was $27,083 in 2000)
Sparta:

$35,084
KY:

$48,375

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $17,009 (it was $16,093 in 2000)

Sparta city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $82,431 (it was $74,600 in 2000)
Sparta:

$82,431
KY:

$141,000

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $111,845; detached houses: $125,262; mobile homes: $67,545

Median gross rent in 2017: $782.

March 2019 cost of living index in Sparta: 81.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 33.5%
(30.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
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  • Races in Sparta, KY (2010)
    • 21793.9%White alone
    • 52.2%Two or more races
    • 52.2%Hispanic
    • 41.7%Black alone

Races in Sparta detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Kentucky and other state lists, there were 9 registered sex offenders living in Sparta, Kentucky as of December 09, 2019.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Sparta is 31 to 1.


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Ancestries: Irish (24.3%), American (20.6%), German (15.0%), English (6.5%), Ghanaian (6.5%), Scotch-Irish (1.9%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 01/03/1852

Elevation: 503 feet

Land area: 5.55 square miles.

Population density: 49 people per square mile   (very low).

Sparta, Kentucky map

12 residents are foreign born (1.9% Latin America, 1.5% Africa, 1.1% North America).

This city:

4.6%
Kentucky:

3.6%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $818 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $570 (0.9%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Cincinnati, OH (38.0 miles , pop. 331,285).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (262.7 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Sanders, KY (1.7 miles ),
New Liberty, KY (1.7 miles ),
Glencoe, KY (2.2 miles ),
Warsaw, KY (2.6 miles ),
Florence, IN (2.6 miles),
Ghent, KY (3.0 miles ),
Vevay, IN (3.1 miles ),
Worthville, KY (3.2 miles )

Latitude: 38.69 N, Longitude: 84.91 W

Distribution of median household income in Sparta, KY in 2017
Distribution of house value in Sparta, KY in 2017
Sparta satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.5%
Kentucky:

4.5%
Most common industries in Sparta, KY (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (16.9%)
  • Metal & metal products (13.5%)
  • Construction (9.0%)
  • Transportation equipment (5.6%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (4.5%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (4.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.5%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Metal & metal products (20.7%)
  • Construction (12.1%)
  • Health care (8.6%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (6.9%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (6.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.9%)
  • Rail transportation (5.2%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (32.3%)
  • Transportation equipment (16.1%)
  • Air transportation (9.7%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (9.7%)
  • Personal & laundry services (9.7%)
  • Printing & related support activities (6.5%)
  • Groceries & related products merchant wholesalers (6.5%)
Most common occupations in Sparta, KY (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (9.0%)
  • Carpenters (7.9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7.9%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (6.7%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (5.6%)
  • Other material moving workers, except laborers (5.6%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (4.5%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Carpenters (12.1%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (8.6%)
  • Other material moving workers, except laborers (8.6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.9%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (6.9%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5.2%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5.2%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Health technologists and technicians (19.4%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (16.1%)
  • Personal appearance workers (9.7%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (9.7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (9.7%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (9.7%)
  • Art and design workers (6.5%)

Average climate in Sparta, Kentucky

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Sparta, Kentucky average temperatures Sparta, Kentucky average precipitation Sparta, Kentucky humidity Sparta, Kentucky wind speed Sparta, Kentucky snowfall Sparta, Kentucky sunshine Sparta, Kentucky clear and cloudy days
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI Ozone
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 63.2. This is about average.

City:

63.2
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 26.2. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 16.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

26.2
U.S.:

33.3

Tornado activity:

Sparta-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Kentucky state average. It is 65% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/3/1974, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 19.7 miles away from the Sparta city center killed 3 people and injured 210 people.

On 11/22/1992, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 10.6 miles away from the city center killed one person and injured 10 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Sparta-area historical earthquake activity is near Kentucky state average. It is 78% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 61.9 miles away from Sparta center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 161.9 miles away from Sparta center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 160.9 miles away from the city center
On 9/7/1988 at 02:28:09, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 67.2 miles away from Sparta center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 163.2 miles away from Sparta center
On 4/18/2008 at 15:14:16, a magnitude 4.8 (4.5 MB, 4.8 MW, 4.6 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 159.6 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Gallatin County (9) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 4, Winter Storms: 3, Mudslides: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Sparta topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Sparta:

  • GALLATIN HEALTH CARE (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; WARSAW, KY)
  • SWISS VILLA NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; VEVAY, IN)
  • NEW HORIZONS HEALTH SYSTEMS INC (Hospital, about 11 miles away; OWENTON, KY)
  • NEW HORIZONS MEDICAL CENTER Critical Access Hospitals (about 11 miles away; OWENTON, KY)
  • OWEN CO MEMORIAL HOSP (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; OWENTON, KY)
  • THREE RIVERS DISTRICT HHA (Home Health Center, about 12 miles away; OWENTON, KY)
  • DAVITA - GENERAL BUTLER DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 12 miles away; CARROLLTON, KY)

Heliports located in Sparta:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Sparta:

  • Gateway Community and Technical College (about 25 miles; Florence, KY; Full-time enrollment: 2,422)
  • College of Mount St Joseph (about 32 miles; Cincinnati, OH; FT enrollment: 2,073)
  • Northern Kentucky University (about 34 miles; Highland Heights, KY; FT enrollment: 12,059)
  • Kentucky State University (about 34 miles; Frankfort, KY; FT enrollment: 2,112)
  • University of Cincinnati-Main Campus (about 38 miles; Cincinnati, OH; FT enrollment: 28,747)
  • Cincinnati State Technical and Community College (about 38 miles; Cincinnati, OH; FT enrollment: 8,757)
  • Xavier University (about 40 miles; Cincinnati, OH; FT enrollment: 6,143)

Points of interest:

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Notable location: Kentucky Speedway Fire Safety Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Creek: Twomile Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Hotel: Ramada Inn Sparta KY (525 Dale Drive).

Gallatin County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Sparta and their reported violations in the past:

GALLATIN COUNTY WATER DISTRICT (Population served: 5,860, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - In FEB-01-2004, Contaminant: DBP Stage 1. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-02-2005), St Formal NOV issued (JUN-02-2005), St Compliance achieved (OCT-27-2005), St Public Notif received (OCT-27-2005)
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation
Average household size:
This city:

2.7 people
Kentucky:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

72.1%
Whole state:

66.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

11.6%
Whole state:

6.4%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 1.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 1.2% of all households

For population 15 years and over in Sparta:

Marital status in Sparta, KY
  • Never married: 21.7%
  • Now married: 62.1%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 4.4%
  • Divorced: 11.8%

For population 25 years and over in Sparta:

  • High school or higher: 78.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 6.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.7%
  • Unemployed: 2.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 28.6 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

12.1
Kentucky average:

11.9

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Sparta, KY (based on Gallatin County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant2,96012
Mainline Protestant5033
Catholic3781
None4,748-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 2
Gallatin County:

2.48 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

2.19 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Gallatin County:

1.24 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

0.74 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 4
Here:

4.97 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

4.36 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 3
This county:

3.73 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.74 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Gallatin County:

10.3%
Kentucky:

11.0%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

30.0%
Kentucky:

30.0%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

20.3%
State:

15.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

47.0%
State:

49.3%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

39.1%
Kentucky:

46.1%

Average BMI:
Sparta:

27.0
Kentucky:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

12.9%
Kentucky:

21.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Sparta:

6.6
Kentucky:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

15.6%
Kentucky:

34.0%

General health condition:
Here:

58.8%
Kentucky:

56.1%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

85.2%
Kentucky:

78.6%

More about Health and Nutrition of Sparta, KY Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 0$0 2$853
Local Libraries 0$0 0$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 0$0
Judicial and Legal 0$0 0$0
Water Transport and Terminals 0$0 0$0
Welfare 0$0 0$0
Health 0$0 0$0
Hospitals 0$0 0$0
Firefighters 0$0 0$0
Gas Supply 0$0 0$0
Airports 0$0 0$0
Solid Waste Management 0$0 0$0
Correction 0$0 0$0
Fire - Other 0$0 0$0
Sewerage 0$0 0$0
Police - Other 0$0 0$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 8$80
Parks and Recreation 0$0 0$0
Electric Power 0$0 0$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 0$0 0$0
Streets and Highways 0$0 0$0
Natural Resources 0$0 0$0
Water Supply 0$0 0$0
Police Protection - Officers 0$0 0$0
Transit 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 0$0 10$933

Sparta government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Central Staff Services: $16,000 ($59.26)
    Regular Highways: $15,000 ($55.56)
    Solid Waste Management: $12,000 ($44.44)
    Financial Administration: $3,000 ($11.11)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $1,000 ($3.70)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $7,000 ($25.93)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $10,000 ($37.04)

Sparta government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $5,000 ($18.52)
    Other: $2,000 ($7.41)
  • Tax - Insurance Premiums Sales: $41,000 ($151.85)
    Property: $15,000 ($55.56)

Sparta government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $50,000 ($185.19)

9.60% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($36,730 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.60%
Kentucky average:

6.45%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Boone County, KY  1.76% ($37,588 average AGI)
from Kenton County, KY  1.59% ($40,304)
from Carroll County, KY  1.07% ($37,806)

Businesses in Sparta, KY

  • Ramada: 1

Strongest AM radio stations in Sparta:

  • WSAI (1530 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WHAS (840 AM; 50 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WLW (700 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WBOB (1160 AM; 5 kW; FLORENCE, KY; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WKRC (550 AM; 5 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WTVN (610 AM; 50 kW; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WVLK (590 AM; 5 kW; LEXINGTON, KY; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WXRA (1580 AM; 10 kW; GEORGETOWN, KY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WLAP (630 AM; 5 kW; LEXINGTON, KY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WIBC (1070 AM; 50 kW; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WKJK (1080 AM; 10 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WXXA (790 AM; 5 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY)
  • WCKY (1360 AM; 5 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Sparta:

  • WNKR (106.5 FM; WILLIAMSTOWN, KY; Owner: GRANT COUNTY BROADCASTERS, INC)
  • WKID (95.9 FM; VEVAY, IN; Owner: DIAL BROADCASTING INC)
  • WSCH (99.3 FM; AURORA, IN; Owner: COLUMBUS RADIO, INC.)
  • WEBN (102.7 FM; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WVMX (94.1 FM; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WIKI (95.3 FM; CARROLLTON, KY; Owner: STAR MEDIA, INC.)
  • WORX-FM (96.7 FM; MADISON, IN; Owner: DUBOIS COUNTY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WIOK (107.5 FM; FALMOUTH, KY; Owner: HAMMOND BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WOFX-FM (92.5 FM; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WGRR (103.5 FM; HAMILTON, OH; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WUBE-FM (105.1 FM; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WGUC (90.9 FM; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: CINCINNATI CLASSICAL PUBLIC RADIO, INC.)
  • WKRQ (101.9 FM; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WKFS (107.1 FM; MILFORD, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

TV broadcast stations around Sparta:

  • WAVE (Channel 3; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: LIBCO, INC.)
  • WKON (Channel 52; OWENTON, KY; Owner: KENTUCKY AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • WLWT (Channel 5; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: OHIO/OKLAHOMA HEARST-ARGYLE TV, INC)
  • WCPO-TV (Channel 9; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: SCRIPPS HOWARD BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WXIX-TV (Channel 19; NEWPORT, KY; Owner: RAYCOM NATIONAL, INC.)
  • WKRC-TV (Channel 12; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS CO.)
  • WSTR-TV (Channel 64; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: WSTR LICENSEE, INC.)
  • WCET (Channel 48; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: THE GREATER CINCINNATI TV EDUC'L. FOUNDATION)
  • WOTH-LP (Channel 35; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: ELLIOTT B. BLOCK)
  • WBQC-CA (Channel 25; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: ELLIOTT B. BLOCK)

Sparta fatal accident list:

Jul 6, 2017 10:05 AM, I-71, Lat: 38.707206, Lon: -84.901550, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Sep 17, 2005 03:01 AM, I-75 Ramp, Sr-35, Lat: 38.703870, Lon: -84.910640, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Jun 15, 2002 07:10 AM, I-71, Lat: 38.704963, Lon: -84.905575, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Mar 11, 1997 12:35 AM, I71, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Aug 4, 1990 04:50 AM, I71, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Aug 31, 1990 01:25 AM, I71, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 19Number of bridges
  • 180ft / 54.8mTotal length
  • $180,000Total costs
  • 119,810Total average daily traffic
  • 36,532Total average daily truck traffic
  • 56,946Total future (year 2029) average daily traffic
New bridges in Sparta, KY - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11930-1939
  • 31950-1959
  • 21960-1969
  • 21970-1979
  • 11980-1989
  • 72000-2009
  • 32010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Sparta, KY

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Sparta)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

35 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

3
  • Kentucky Motor Speedway, Interchange Of I-71 & Sr 35, N. Of Sparta, Ky (Lat: 38.705611 Lon: -84.912972), Type: Tower, Structure height: 15 m, Call Sign: WPTN887, Licensee ID: L00384285,
    Assigned Frequencies: 1.62000 MHz, Grant Date: 09/08/2011, Expiration Date: 11/13/2021, Certifier: George W Zubaty, Registrant: Gallatin County Fiscal Court, Gallatin County Courthouse, Warsaw, KY 41095, Phone: (859) 567-5691, Fax: (859) 567-4764, Email:
  • WINN RD PRV, 1-199 Winn Rd (Lat: 38.744722 Lon: -84.937778), Type: Upole, Structure height: 9.1 m, Call Sign: WQXT674,
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.456 MHz, Grant Date: 06/06/2016, Expiration Date: 06/06/2026, Certifier: Obie Cox, Registrant: Micro-Comm, Inc., 15895 S. Pflumm Road, Olathe, KS 66062, Phone: (913) 390-4500, Fax: (913) 390-4550, Email:
  • Lat: 38.711722 Lon: -84.910722, Call Sign: WRAX736,
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.637 MHz, 456.637 MHz, 452.562 MHz, 457.562 MHz, 452.712 MHz, 457.712 MHz, Grant Date: 04/05/2018, Expiration Date: 06/04/2018, Cancellation Date: 08/04/2018, Certifier: Patrick Mccarty, Registrant: Creative Communications Sales & Rentals, 3332 E. Broadway Road, Phoenix, AZ 85040, Phone: (602) 955-8405, Fax: (602) 844-1049, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

6
  • Call Sign: KD4NHB, Licensee ID: L00248443, Grant Date: 01/23/2002, Expiration Date: 04/21/2012, Cancellation Date: 04/22/2014, Registrant: Melinda G Ingram, 5 Scott Dr, Sparta, KY 41086
  • Call Sign: N4ZXY, Licensee ID: L00200770, Grant Date: 12/12/1996, Expiration Date: 07/24/2000, Cancellation Date: 05/24/2000, Registrant: Stephen H Ingram, 5 Scott Dr, Sparta, KY 41086
  • Call Sign: KG4HUD, Previous Call Sign: N4ZXY, Licensee ID: L00200770, Grant Date: 06/06/2000, Expiration Date: 07/24/2010, Cancellation Date: 06/30/2000, Certifier: Stephen H Ingram, Registrant: Stephen H Ingram, 5 Scott Dr, Sparta, KY 41086
  • Call Sign: KM4DSN, Licensee ID: L01886979, Grant Date: 08/15/2014, Expiration Date: 08/15/2024, Certifier: Alexander H Davis, Registrant: Alexander H Davis, 10 Carroll Lane, Sparta, KY 41086
  • Call Sign: KD9HAQ, Licensee ID: L02053793, Grant Date: 09/27/2016, Expiration Date: 09/27/2026, Certifier: Gerald D Meyer, Registrant: Gerald D Meyer, 1970 New Liberty Sparta Rd, Sparta, KY 41086
  • Call Sign: KN4FVX, Licensee ID: L02129618, Grant Date: 09/14/2017, Expiration Date: 09/14/2027, Certifier: Kelly L Robinson, Registrant: Kelly L Robinson, 3060 Highway 465, Sparta, KY 41086

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 2
  • Hazardous Condition: 1
Most common first names in Sparta, KY among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William1471.9 years
Robert1173.3 years
John1075.8 years
Harry973.0 years
Mary876.6 years
James667.8 years
Charles672.7 years
Frank580.4 years
Jesse571.6 years
Dorothy477.2 years
Most common last names in Sparta, KY among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Beach968.7 years
Moore970.5 years
Davis871.4 years
Coates576.8 years
Carver582.4 years
Jones566.6 years
Tackett583.0 years
Adams473.7 years
Brock481.0 years
Hicks471.3 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Sparta, KY
  • 55.4%Electricity
  • 25.0%Wood
  • 10.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 8.9%Utility gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Sparta, KY
  • 76.0%Electricity
  • 12.0%Utility gas
  • 8.0%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 4.0%Wood


Sparta compared to Kentucky state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
There is 1 pilot and 6 other airmen in this city.
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Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • Larry Ray Gilliam, Jr. (2)
  • Stephen Dail Swift (1)

Total of 3 patent applications in 2008-2019.