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Sparta, North Carolina Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $131,095 (it was $76,600 in 2000)
Sparta:

$131,095
North Carolina:

$154,300
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $96,444 - $166,468
Median year house/condo built: 1972

Median year apartment built: 1974

Household type by relationship:

Households: 1,751

Size of family households: 250 2-persons, 137 3-persons, 97 4-persons, 9 5-persons, 6 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 298 1-person, 40 2-persons, 4 3-persons.

199 married couples with children.
101 single-parent households (10 men, 91 women).

89.5% of residents of Sparta speak English at home.
8.2% of residents speak Spanish at home (45% speak English very well, 10% speak English well, 21% speak English not well, 24% don't speak English at all).
1.0% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (63% speak English very well, 37% speak English well).
1.3% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (22% speak English very well, 52% speak English well, 26% speak English not well).

Foreign born population: 139 (7.3%)
(33.8% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

5.4
State:

5.9

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

3.9
State:

4.3

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Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Sparta, North Carolina:

  • 0no bedroom
  • 41 bedroom
  • 812 bedrooms
  • 3533 bedrooms
  • 494 bedrooms
  • 85+ bedrooms

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Sparta, North Carolina:

  • 4no bedroom
  • 1201 bedroom
  • 1502 bedrooms
  • 703 bedrooms
  • 94 bedrooms
  • 45+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in Sparta in owner-occupied houses/condos:

  • 51no vehicle
  • 1341 vehicle
  • 1642 vehicles
  • 1043 vehicles
  • 424 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

Cars and other vehicles available in Sparta in renter-occupied apartments

  • 109no vehicle
  • 1611 vehicle
  • 662 vehicles
  • 213 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Sparta, North Carolina:

  • 01 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 43 rooms
  • 414 rooms
  • 2175 rooms
  • 826 rooms
  • 887 rooms
  • 438 rooms
  • 209+ rooms

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Sparta, North Carolina:

  • 01 room
  • 162 rooms
  • 1193 rooms
  • 1074 rooms
  • 655 rooms
  • 206 rooms
  • 137 rooms
  • 128 rooms
  • 59+ rooms

Year house built

Median 2013 house/condo value by year built ($)

Median house/condo value by year householder moved into unit ($)

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

  • Sparta, NC household income distribution

  • Sparta, NC household income distribution
  • 178Less than $10,000
  • 72$10,000 to $14,999
  • 123$15,000 to $19,999
  • 83$20,000 to $24,999
  • 57$25,000 to $29,999
  • 45$30,000 to $34,999
  • 29$35,000 to $39,999
  • 39$40,000 to $44,999
  • 31$45,000 to $49,999
  • 68$50,000 to $59,999
  • 64$60,000 to $74,999
  • 36$75,000 to $99,999
  • 10$100,000 to $124,999
  • 6$125,000 to $149,999
  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2013 in Sparta, NC

  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2013 in Sparta, NC
  • 4Less than $10,000
  • 4$10,000 to $14,999
  • 6$20,000 to $24,999
  • 5$40,000 to $49,999
  • 18$60,000 to $69,999
  • 30$70,000 to $79,999
  • 19$80,000 to $89,999
  • 24$90,000 to $99,999
  • 79$100,000 to $124,999
  • 91$125,000 to $149,999
  • 53$150,000 to $174,999
  • 9$175,000 to $199,999
  • 28$200,000 to $249,999
  • 21$250,000 to $299,999
  • 17$300,000 to $399,999
  • 3$400,000 to $499,999
  • 2$500,000 to $749,999
  • 7$1,000,000 or more
  • Rent paid by renters in 2013 in Sparta, NC

  • Rent paid by renters in 2013 in Sparta, NC
  • 15Less than $100
  • 25$100 to $149
  • 11$150 to $199
  • 8$200 to $249
  • 103$300 to $349
  • 63$350 to $399
  • 36$400 to $449
  • 48$450 to $499
  • 43$500 to $549
  • 16$600 to $649
  • 53$650 to $699
  • 4$700 to $749
  • 4$800 to $899
  • 20$1,000 to $1,249
  • 25No cash rent

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 861995 to March 2000
  • 231990 to 1994
  • 121985 to 1989
  • 41980 to 1984
  • 61975 to 1979
  • 41970 to 1974
  • 01965 to 1969
  • 4Before 1965
Sparta commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 151
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 238
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 199
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 53
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 39
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 3
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 40
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 15
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 3
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 31
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 31
  • 90 or more minutes: 34
Sparta, NC Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 80.9%
Number of people working at home: 12 (1.4% of all workers)

Sparta mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 605 (71%)
  • Carpooled: 211 (25%)
  • Taxi: 9 (1%)
  • Walked: 12 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 12 (1%)

First ancestries reported:

 United States or American: 429
 Other groups: 209
 English: 188
 Irish: 106
 German: 96
 Scotch-Irish: 93
 Polish: 20
 Scottish: 14
 Hungarian: 12
 Italian: 7
 French (except Basque): 7
 Lithuanian: 4
 British: 3
 Dutch: 3
 European: 3
 Welsh: 3

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • 81%Mexico
  • 17%Vietnam
  • 3%Germany

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

56% of Sparta residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 52% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 47% lived in North Carolina.

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 11
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 21
  • 5th and 6th grade: 41
  • 7th and 8th grade: 49
  • 9th grade: 32
  • 10th grade: 30
  • 11th grade: 28
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 24
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 204
  • Less than 1 year of college: 44
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 56
  • Associate degree: 37
  • Bachelor's degree: 35
  • Master's degree: 19
  • Professional school degree: 7
  • Doctorate degree: 0

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 20
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 32
  • 5th and 6th grade: 25
  • 7th and 8th grade: 62
  • 9th grade: 33
  • 10th grade: 78
  • 11th grade: 33
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 38
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 197
  • Less than 1 year of college: 67
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 86
  • Associate degree: 34
  • Bachelor's degree: 43
  • Master's degree: 7
  • Professional school degree: 7
  • Doctorate degree: 0

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers

  • Unemployment by race in 2000
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 7.0%Males
  • 5.3%Females
  • Unemployment rate for other race residents
  • 26.9%Males
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 27.1%Males
Sparta marital status for males
Sparta marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

Median worth of mobile homes: $22,638

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 1%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 1%

House/condo owner moved in on average 23 years ago

Renter moved in on average 4 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Sparta:

Houses and condos Apartments

Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos:

  • 65.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 23.8%Electricity
  • 6.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 4.0%Wood

Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments:

  • 70.0%Electricity
  • 22.7%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 4.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 3.1%Wood

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 0
Here:

0.0%
North Carolina:

8.2%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 4
Here:

3.6%
North Carolina:

6.9%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 3
Here:

5.5%
North Carolina:

20.2%

School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students

School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)