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Total population: 8,921 (All urban)

Sparta,WI index of house prices


Houses: 3,740 (3,586 occupied: 2,248 owner occupied, 1,338 renter occupied)
% of renters here:

37%
State:

41%

Housing density: 684 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2009 in this state: $202,161.


Median contract rent in 2009: $424 (lower quartile is $343, upper quartile is $539)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2009: $424


Median gross rent in Sparta, WI in 2009: $553


Housing units in Sparta with a mortgage: 1,148 (209 second mortgage, 69 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 559


Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $59,885


Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $39,531


Median monthly housing costs: $627





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Sparta, Wisconsin Age and Sex of Residents


Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $101,184 (it was $70,600 in 2000)
Sparta:

$101,184
Wisconsin:

$170,800
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $72,710 - $138,993

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $117,493
Here:

$117,493
State:

$212,450

Townhouses or other attached units: $41,023
Here:

$41,023
State:

$187,116

In 2-unit structures: $859,414
Here:

$859,414
State:

$165,377

Mobile homes: $34,427
Here:

$34,427
State:

$36,669

Household type by relationship:

Households: 8,377
  • In family households: 6,698 (1,740 male householders, 473 female householders)
    1,696 spouses, 2,440 children (2,223 natural, 101 adopted, 116 stepchildren), 87 grandchildren, 32 brothers or sisters, 20 parents, 73 other relatives, 137 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 1,679 (653 male householders (483 living alone)), 719 female householders (646 living alone)), 307 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 240 (219 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 1,000 2-persons, 518 3-persons, 390 4-persons, 212 5-persons, 62 6-persons, 31 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 1,129 1-person, 185 2-persons, 49 3-persons, 4 4-persons, 5 5-persons.

1,352 married couples with children.
710 single-parent households (171 men, 539 women).

94.7% of residents of Sparta speak English at home.
3.2% of residents speak Spanish at home (56% speak English very well, 5% speak English well, 40% speak English not well).
1.5% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% speak English very well).
0.5% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (49% speak English very well, 24% speak English well, 27% speak English not well).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English well).

Foreign born population: 132 (1.5%)
(50.8% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.9
State:

6.1

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.2
State:

4.1

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Rooms in houses/apartments in Sparta, Wisconsin
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 4
  • 2 rooms: 11
  • 3 rooms: 52
  • 4 rooms: 211
  • 5 rooms: 628
  • 6 rooms: 547
  • 7 rooms: 319
  • 8 rooms: 319
  • 9 or more rooms: 157
  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 70
  • 3 rooms: 267
  • 4 rooms: 509
  • 5 rooms: 298
  • 6 rooms: 99
  • 7 rooms: 55
  • 8 rooms: 23
  • 9 or more rooms: 17
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Sparta, Wisconsin
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 4
  • 1 bedroom: 54
  • 2 bedrooms: 466
  • 3 bedrooms: 1,315
  • 4 bedrooms: 354
  • 5+ bedrooms: 55
  • no bedroom: 14
  • 1 bedroom: 341
  • 2 bedrooms: 741
  • 3 bedrooms: 193
  • 4 bedrooms: 32
  • 5+ bedrooms: 17
Cars and other vehicles available in Sparta, Wisconsin in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 124
  • 1 vehicle: 683
  • 2 vehicles: 1,003
  • 3 vehicles: 366
  • 4 vehicles: 57
  • 5+ vehicles: 15
  • no vehicle: 237
  • 1 vehicle: 579
  • 2 vehicles: 442
  • 3 vehicles: 64
  • 4 vehicles: 16
  • 5+ vehicles: 0

Median 2009 house/condo value by year built


Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 101
  • 2000 to 2004: 161
  • 1990 to 1999: 690
  • 1980 to 1989: 593
  • 1970 to 1979: 568
  • 1960 to 1969: 510
  • 1950 to 1959: 394
  • 1940 to 1949: 363
  • 1939 or earlier: 1,068

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders


Sparta, WI house values

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

  • Less than $10,000: 69
  • $10,000 to $14,999: 35
  • $15,000 to $19,999: 30
  • $20,000 to $24,999: 36
  • $25,000 to $29,999: 48
  • $30,000 to $34,999: 30
  • $35,000 to $39,999: 27
  • $40,000 to $49,999: 67
  • $50,000 to $59,999: 114
  • $60,000 to $69,999: 114
  • $70,000 to $79,999: 113
  • $80,000 to $89,999: 141
  • $90,000 to $99,999: 162
  • $100,000 to $124,999: 556
  • $125,000 to $149,999: 357
  • $150,000 to $174,999: 152
  • $175,000 to $199,999: 117
  • $200,000 to $249,999: 71
  • $250,000 to $299,999: 40
  • $300,000 to $399,999: 14
  • $400,000 to $499,999: 9
  • $500,000 to $749,999: 0
  • $750,000 to $999,999: 0
  • $1,000,000 or more: 19
 


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: 33
  • $200 to $249: 57
  • $250 to $299: 138
  • $300 to $349: 58
  • $350 to $399: 70
  • $400 to $449: 236
  • $450 to $499: 188
  • $500 to $549: 55
  • $550 to $599: 185
  • $600 to $649: 175
  • $650 to $699: 95
  • $700 to $749: 98
  • $750 to $799: 60
  • $800 to $899: 137
  • $900 to $999: 34
  • $1,000 to $1,249: 48
  • $1,250 to $1,499: 23
  • $1,500 to $1,999: 0
  • $2,000 or more: 0
  • No cash rent: 24
 

Median house/condo value by year householder moved into unit


Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 24
  • 1990 to 1994: 10
  • 1985 to 1989: 7
  • 1980 to 1984: 31
  • 1975 to 1979: 12
  • 1970 to 1974: 16
  • 1970 to 1974: 5
  • 1965 to 1969: 27


Sparta, WI Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 77.4%
Number of people working at home: 97 (2.3% of all workers)


Sparta commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 434
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 1061
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 716
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 491
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 365
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 174
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 333
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 55
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 109
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 152
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 99
  • 90 or more minutes: 123
 


Sparta mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 3,409 (81%)
  • Carpooled: 440 (10%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 11 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 4 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 15 (0%)
  • Walked: 187 (4%)
  • Other means: 46 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 97 (2%)
 


Sparta, WI household income

Household income:

  • Less than $10,000: 393
  • $10,000 to $14,999: 236
  • $15,000 to $19,999: 342
  • $20,000 to $24,999: 392
  • $25,000 to $29,999: 241
  • $30,000 to $34,999: 277
  • $35,000 to $39,999: 210
  • $40,000 to $44,999: 274
  • $45,000 to $49,999: 209
  • $50,000 to $59,999: 338
  • $60,000 to $74,999: 300
  • $75,000 to $99,999: 193
  • $100,000 to $124,999: 49
  • $125,000 to $149,999: 38
  • $150,000 to $199,999: 34
  • $200,000 or more: 59
 

First ancestries reported:

 German: 3039
 Norwegian: 1122
 Irish: 711
 Other groups: 437
 United States or American: 396
 English: 332
 Swedish: 225
 French (except Basque): 181
 Dutch: 162
 Polish: 124
 Italian: 99
 Czech: 79
 Danish: 64
 French Canadian: 56
 Scottish: 47
 Welsh: 42
 Scotch-Irish: 26
 Czechoslovakian: 22
 Russian: 17
 Swiss: 16
 Lithuanian: 10
 Hungarian: 9
 Belgian: 8
 European: 8
 Subsaharan African:: 7
 Nigerian: 7
 Austrian: 4
 Pennsylvania German: 4


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



  • Mexico (39%)
  • Laos (11%)
  • Germany (10%)
  • Philippines (8%)
  • Australia (8%)
  • Canada (8%)
  • Cuba (5%)


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

  • This state: 6501
  • Northeast: 77
  • Midwest: 1261
  • South: 358
  • West: 232

54% of Sparta residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 61% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 56% lived in Wisconsin.

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 14
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 11
  • 5th and 6th grade: 25
  • 7th and 8th grade: 94
  • 9th grade: 56
  • 10th grade: 129
  • 11th grade: 86
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 66
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 1,039
  • Less than 1 year of college: 186
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 353
  • Associate degree: 201
  • Bachelor's degree: 342
  • Master's degree: 39
  • Professional school degree: 15
  • Doctorate degree: 14

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 16
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 5
  • 5th and 6th grade: 39
  • 7th and 8th grade: 148
  • 9th grade: 23
  • 10th grade: 146
  • 11th grade: 127
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 72
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 1,070
  • Less than 1 year of college: 202
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 405
  • Associate degree: 195
  • Bachelor's degree: 375
  • Master's degree: 89
  • Professional school degree: 9
  • Doctorate degree: 0

Educational Attainment for Females (%)


Class of Workers


Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic males: 8.2%
Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic females: 5.8%


Median household income in 2009 for:

  • White non-Hispanic householders: $38,342
  • Black householders: $51,182
  • American Indian and Alaska Native householders: $22,578
  • Asian householders: $46,750
  • Some other race householders: $39,105
  • Two or more races householders: $117,571
  • Hispanic or Latino race householders: $35,377
Sparta household income for White non-Hispanic householders
Sparta household income for Black householders
Sparta household income for American Indian and Alaska Native householders
Sparta household income for Asian 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: $106,917
  • Black or African American householders: $752,433
  • American Indian or Alaska Native householders: $153,209
  • Asian householders: $17,915
  • Two or more races householders: $103,190
  • Hispanic or Latino householders: $136,154

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 2,111
  • One, attached: 107
  • Two: 403
  • 3 or 4: 282
  • 5 to 9: 131
  • 10 to 19: 100
  • 20 to 49: 177
  • 50 or more: 21
  • Mobile homes: 408

Median worth of mobile homes: $20,700


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 0%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 1%

House/condo owner moved in on average 14 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
  • Utility gas (82.1%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (10.1%)
  • Electricity (4.9%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1.7%)
  • Wood (1.0%)
  • Utility gas (52.6%)
  • Electricity (39.5%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (6.1%)
  • Other fuel (1.0%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (0.7%)



Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 123
Here:

12.5%
Wisconsin:

16.4%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 22
Here:

3.8%
Wisconsin:

9.1%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 40
Here:

19.3%
Wisconsin:

18.1%

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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