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Total population: 1,764 (Urban population: 0, Rural population: 1,764 (all nonfarm))

Sparta,NC index of house prices


Houses: 933 (852 occupied: 495 owner occupied, 357 renter occupied)
% of renters here:

42%
State:

41%

Housing density: 393 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2009 in this state: $232,594.


Median contract rent in 2009: $339 (lower quartile is $185, upper quartile is $439)


Median gross rent in Sparta, NC in 2009: $471


Housing units in Sparta with a mortgage: 256 (43 second mortgage, 42 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 185


Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $33,864


Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $29,688


Median monthly housing costs: $482





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Sparta, North Carolina Age and Sex of Residents


Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $107,346 (it was $76,600 in 2000)
Sparta:

$107,346
North Carolina:

$155,500
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $86,079 - $160,829

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $176,729
Here:

$176,729
State:

$218,934

In 2-unit structures: $224,697
Here:

$224,697
State:

$203,185

Household type by relationship:

Households: 1,751
  • In family households: 1,362 (343 male householders, 156 female householders)
    345 spouses, 455 children (424 natural, 18 adopted, 13 stepchildren), 4 grandchildren, 6 brothers or sisters, 4 parents, 31 other relatives, 18 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 389 (101 male householders (76 living alone)), 241 female householders (222 living alone)), 47 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 160 (150 institutionalized population)

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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Rooms in houses/apartments in Sparta, North Carolina
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 0
  • 3 rooms: 4
  • 4 rooms: 41
  • 5 rooms: 217
  • 6 rooms: 82
  • 7 rooms: 88
  • 8 rooms: 43
  • 9 or more rooms: 20
  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 16
  • 3 rooms: 119
  • 4 rooms: 107
  • 5 rooms: 65
  • 6 rooms: 20
  • 7 rooms: 13
  • 8 rooms: 12
  • 9 or more rooms: 5
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Sparta, North Carolina
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 4
  • 2 bedrooms: 81
  • 3 bedrooms: 353
  • 4 bedrooms: 49
  • 5+ bedrooms: 8
  • no bedroom: 4
  • 1 bedroom: 120
  • 2 bedrooms: 150
  • 3 bedrooms: 70
  • 4 bedrooms: 9
  • 5+ bedrooms: 4
Cars and other vehicles available in Sparta, North Carolina in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 51
  • 1 vehicle: 134
  • 2 vehicles: 164
  • 3 vehicles: 104
  • 4 vehicles: 42
  • 5+ vehicles: 0
  • no vehicle: 109
  • 1 vehicle: 161
  • 2 vehicles: 66
  • 3 vehicles: 21
  • 4 vehicles: 0
  • 5+ vehicles: 0

Median 2009 house/condo value by year built


Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 4
  • 2000 to 2004: 7
  • 1990 to 1999: 28
  • 1980 to 1989: 151
  • 1970 to 1979: 260
  • 1960 to 1969: 320
  • 1950 to 1959: 78
  • 1940 to 1949: 63
  • 1939 or earlier: 32

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders


Sparta, NC house values

Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses in 2009 in Sparta, NC:

  • Less than $10,000: 8
  • $10,000 to $14,999: 4
  • $15,000 to $19,999: 1
  • $20,000 to $24,999: 0
  • $25,000 to $29,999: 0
  • $30,000 to $34,999: 2
  • $35,000 to $39,999: 3
  • $40,000 to $49,999: 5
  • $50,000 to $59,999: 21
  • $60,000 to $69,999: 31
  • $70,000 to $79,999: 16
  • $80,000 to $89,999: 17
  • $90,000 to $99,999: 24
  • $100,000 to $124,999: 111
  • $125,000 to $149,999: 81
  • $150,000 to $174,999: 44
  • $175,000 to $199,999: 28
  • $200,000 to $249,999: 34
  • $250,000 to $299,999: 22
  • $300,000 to $399,999: 17
  • $400,000 to $499,999: 11
  • $500,000 to $749,999: 0
  • $750,000 to $999,999: 0
  • $1,000,000 or more: 0
 


Sparta rent paid by renters for apartments graph

Rent paid by renters in 2009 in Sparta:

  • Less than $100: 0 people
  • $100 to $149: 0
  • $150 to $199: 25
  • $200 to $249: 44
  • $250 to $299: 0
  • $300 to $349: 28
  • $350 to $399: 0
  • $400 to $449: 29
  • $450 to $499: 62
  • $500 to $549: 21
  • $550 to $599: 9
  • $600 to $649: 45
  • $650 to $699: 0
  • $700 to $749: 17
  • $750 to $799: 0
  • $800 to $899: 0
  • $900 to $999: 10
  • $1,000 to $1,249: 0
  • $1,250 to $1,499: 14
  • $1,500 to $1,999: 0
  • $2,000 or more: 0
  • No cash rent: 25
 

Median house/condo value by year householder moved into unit


Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 86
  • 1990 to 1994: 23
  • 1985 to 1989: 12
  • 1980 to 1984: 4
  • 1975 to 1979: 6
  • 1970 to 1974: 4
  • 1970 to 1974: 0
  • 1965 to 1969: 4


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 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 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%)
 


Sparta, NC household income

Household income:

  • Less than $10,000: 178
  • $10,000 to $14,999: 72
  • $15,000 to $19,999: 123
  • $20,000 to $24,999: 83
  • $25,000 to $29,999: 57
  • $30,000 to $34,999: 45
  • $35,000 to $39,999: 29
  • $40,000 to $44,999: 39
  • $45,000 to $49,999: 31
  • $50,000 to $59,999: 68
  • $60,000 to $74,999: 64
  • $75,000 to $99,999: 36
  • $100,000 to $124,999: 10
  • $125,000 to $149,999: 6
  • $150,000 to $199,999: 0
  • $200,000 or more: 0
 

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 (%):



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


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

  • This state: 1223
  • Northeast: 69
  • Midwest: 47
  • South: 425
  • West: 3

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 rate for White non-Hispanic males: 7.0%
Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic females: 5.3%


Unemployment rate for other race males: 26.9%
Unemployment rate for other race females: 0.0%


Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino males: 27.1%
Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino females: 0.0%


Median household income in 2009 for:

  • White non-Hispanic householders: $25,427
  • Black householders: $19,039
  • American Indian and Alaska Native householders: $29,344
  • Asian householders: $71,253
  • Some other race householders: $33,323
  • Two or more races householders: $52,205
  • Hispanic or Latino race householders: $29,466
Sparta household income for White non-Hispanic householders
Sparta household income for Some other race householders
Sparta household income for Hispanic or Latino race householders

Sparta marital status for males
Sparta marital status for females

Median 2009 house value for:

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $108,186
  • Black or African American householders: $56,055
  • Asian householders: $133,131
  • Some other race householders: $31,531
  • Hispanic or Latino householders: $31,531

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 609
  • One, attached: 4
  • Two: 51
  • 3 or 4: 44
  • 5 to 9: 118
  • 10 to 19: 49
  • 20 to 49: 20
  • 50 or more: 4
  • Mobile homes: 34

Median worth of mobile homes: $14,284


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 1%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 1%

House/condo owner moved in on average 21 years ago


Renter moved in on average 5 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Sparta:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Sparta
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (65.3%)
  • Electricity (23.8%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (6.9%)
  • Wood (4.0%)
  • Electricity (70.0%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (22.7%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (4.2%)
  • Wood (3.1%)



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 (Noninst.)


 

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