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Total population: 1,732 (Urban population: 0, Rural population: 1,911 (all nonfarm))

Houses: 1,022 (785 occupied: 398 owner occupied, 389 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

49%
State:

36%

Housing density: 430 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2016: $161,903.

Median contract rent in 2016: $262 (lower quartile is $148, upper quartile is $325)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2016: $447


Median gross rent in Sparta, NC in 2016: $332

Housing units in Sparta with a mortgage: 177 (13 second mortgage, 5 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 224

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $46,165

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $29,291

Median monthly housing costs: $525


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Sparta, North Carolina Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $116,233 (it was $76,600 in 2000)
Sparta:

$116,233
North Carolina:

$165,400
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $88,937 - $170,553
Median year house/condo built: 1972

Median year apartment built: 1976

Household type by relationship:

Households: 1,761
  • In family households: 1,215 (146 male householders, 274 female householders)
    274 spouses, 338 children (320 natural, 0 adopted, 17 stepchildren), 115 grandchildren, 13 brothers or sisters, 25 parents, 2 other relatives, 32 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 417 (197 male householders (161 living alone)), 172 female householders (168 living alone)), 45 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 130

Size of family households: 186 2-persons, 115 3-persons, 62 4-persons, 25 5-persons, 15 6-persons, 11 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 329 1-person, 26 2-persons, 14 3-persons.

82 married couples with children.
153 single-parent households (5 men, 148 women).

89.6% of residents of Sparta speak English at home.
10.7% of residents speak Spanish at home (53% speak English very well, 42% speak English well, 5% speak English not well).
0.6% of residents speak other language at home (70% speak English very well, 30% don't speak English at all).

Foreign born population: 104 (5.9%)
(13.5% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

5.7
State:

6.3

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

3.9
State:

4.5

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

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

  • 0no bedroom
  • 31 bedroom
  • 872 bedrooms
  • 2413 bedrooms
  • 344 bedrooms
  • 315+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Sparta population

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

  • 17no bedroom
  • 741 bedroom
  • 1842 bedrooms
  • 933 bedrooms
  • 214 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Sparta population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

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

  • 28no vehicle
  • 1091 vehicle
  • 1302 vehicles
  • 1003 vehicles
  • 134 vehicles
  • 175+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Sparta population

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

  • 78no vehicle
  • 2191 vehicle
  • 812 vehicles
  • 63 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Sparta population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

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

  • 01 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 153 rooms
  • 294 rooms
  • 1395 rooms
  • 806 rooms
  • 707 rooms
  • 308 rooms
  • 329+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Sparta population

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

  • 171 room
  • 252 rooms
  • 1053 rooms
  • 1184 rooms
  • 615 rooms
  • 246 rooms
  • 197 rooms
  • 38 rooms
  • 169+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Sparta population

Year house built

Median 2016 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
  • 83Less than $10,000
  • 188$10,000 to $14,999
  • 85$15,000 to $19,999
  • 72$20,000 to $24,999
  • 38$25,000 to $29,999
  • 27$30,000 to $34,999
  • 37$35,000 to $39,999
  • 48$40,000 to $44,999
  • 18$45,000 to $49,999
  • 43$50,000 to $59,999
  • 38$60,000 to $74,999
  • 38$75,000 to $99,999
  • 5$100,000 to $124,999
  • 13$125,000 to $149,999
  • 15$150,000 to $199,999
  • 9$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Sparta, NC

  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Sparta, NC
  • 1Less than $10,000
  • 1$10,000 to $14,999
  • 7$20,000 to $24,999
  • 5$40,000 to $49,999
  • 4$50,000 to $59,999
  • 26$60,000 to $69,999
  • 32$70,000 to $79,999
  • 43$80,000 to $89,999
  • 30$90,000 to $99,999
  • 82$100,000 to $124,999
  • 42$125,000 to $149,999
  • 16$150,000 to $174,999
  • 13$175,000 to $199,999
  • 20$200,000 to $249,999
  • 16$250,000 to $299,999
  • 26$300,000 to $399,999
  • 11$400,000 to $499,999
  • 3$1,000,000 to $1,499,999
  • 3$2,000,000 or more
  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Sparta, NC

  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Sparta, NC
  • 18Less than $100
  • 58$100 to $149
  • 32$150 to $199
  • 8$200 to $249
  • 7$250 to $299
  • 33$300 to $349
  • 33$350 to $399
  • 35$400 to $449
  • 59$450 to $499
  • 28$500 to $549
  • 3$550 to $599
  • 15$600 to $649
  • 12$650 to $699
  • 2$700 to $749
  • 16$750 to $799

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 32010 or later
  • 482000 to 2009
  • 121990 to 1999
  • 161980 to 1989
  • 101970 to 1979
  • 4Before 1970
Note: State values scaled to Sparta population
Sparta commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 87
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 201
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 52
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 59
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 23
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 5
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 31
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 20
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 4
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 38
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 16
  • 90 or more minutes: 33
Sparta, NC Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 78.3%
Number of people working at home: 20 (3.3% of all workers)

Sparta mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 1,981 (90%)
  • Carpooled: 160 (7%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 17 (1%)
  • Walked: 10 (0%)
  • Worked at home: 20 (1%)

First ancestries reported:

 American: 522
 English: 121
 Irish: 34
 German: 25
 Scotch-Irish: 24
 Italian: 24
 Scottish: 21
 European: 19
 Hungarian: 15
 Dutch: 5
 French (except Basque): 4

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

  • 56%Mexico
  • 24%Cuba
  • 13%El Salvador
  • 5%Hungary
  • 0%Ireland
  • 0%Denmark
  • 0%Norway

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

  • This state: 1,056
  • Other state: 595
  • Northeast: 87
  • Midwest: 72
  • South: 416
  • West: 19

93% of Sparta residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 39% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 74% lived in North Carolina.

Sparta:

92.5%
State average:

84.3%

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 12
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 21
  • 5th and 6th grade: 13
  • 7th and 8th grade: 18
  • 9th grade: 33
  • 10th grade: 35
  • 11th grade: 12
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 17
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 213
  • Less than 1 year of college: 12
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 89
  • Associate degree: 49
  • Bachelor's degree: 42
  • Master's degree: 2
  • Professional school degree: 7
  • Doctorate degree: 0

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 12
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 4
  • 5th and 6th grade: 0
  • 7th and 8th grade: 48
  • 9th grade: 28
  • 10th grade: 58
  • 11th grade: 18
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 10
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 182
  • Less than 1 year of college: 45
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 59
  • Associate degree: 90
  • Bachelor's degree: 42
  • Master's degree: 48
  • Professional school degree: 0
  • Doctorate degree: 0

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

  • Unemployment by race in 2016
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 5.4%Males
  • 5.2%Females
Sparta marital status for males
Sparta marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 673
  • One, attached: 12
  • Two: 93
  • 3 or 4: 55
  • 5 to 9: 104
  • 10 to 19: 34
  • 20 to 49: 24
  • Mobile homes: 27

Median worth of mobile homes: $28,310

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities in 2016: 2.7%

House/condo owner moved in on average 24 years ago

Renter moved in on average 4 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Sparta:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Sparta
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Electricity (53.0%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (26.9%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (7.0%)
  • Wood (3.8%)
  • Utility gas (2.8%)
  • No fuel used (1.8%)
  • Electricity (78.4%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (11.8%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (5.7%)
  • Utility gas (1.5%)
  • No fuel used (0.8%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 33
Here:

21.0%
North Carolina:

10.0%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 3
Here:

8.8%
North Carolina:

8.5%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 0
Here:

0.0%
North Carolina:

17.5%

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)