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Total population: 9,667 (Urban population: 8,617 (all inside urban clusters), Rural population: 0)

Houses: 4,630 (4,351 occupied: 2,506 owner occupied, 1,850 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

42%
State:

33%

Housing density: 847 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2016: $119,789.

Median contract rent in 2016: $378 (lower quartile is $279, upper quartile is $456)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2016: $904


Median gross rent in Sparta, WI in 2016: $444

Housing units in Sparta with a mortgage: 1,503 (9 second mortgage, 117 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,007

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $68,234

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $48,492

Median monthly housing costs: $743


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Sparta, Wisconsin Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $114,291 (it was $70,600 in 2000)
Sparta:

$114,291
Wisconsin:

$173,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $74,031 - $156,169
Median year house/condo built: 1971

Median year apartment built: 1978

Household type by relationship:

Households: 9,699
  • In family households: 7,347 (1,271 male householders, 1,267 female householders)
    1,567 spouses, 2,580 children (2,360 natural, 70 adopted, 151 stepchildren), 96 grandchildren, 78 brothers or sisters, 49 parents, 177 other relatives, 275 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 2,141 (988 male householders (755 living alone)), 840 female householders (785 living alone)), 311 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 221

Size of family households: 1,308 2-persons, 730 3-persons, 299 4-persons, 147 5-persons, 34 6-persons, 9 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 1,539 1-person, 269 2-persons, 14 3-persons.

981 married couples with children.
1,026 single-parent households (114 men, 912 women).

94.7% of residents of Sparta speak English at home.
4.2% of residents speak Spanish at home (65% speak English very well, 23% speak English well, 5% speak English not well, 6% don't speak English at all).
0.2% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% speak English very well).
0.8% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (19% speak English very well, 81% speak English well).

Foreign born population: 231 (2.4%)
(34.6% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

6.2
State:

6.4

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

4.2
State:

4.2

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Sparta, Wisconsin:

  • 13no bedroom
  • 301 bedroom
  • 6612 bedrooms
  • 1,2553 bedrooms
  • 4594 bedrooms
  • 805+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Sparta population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Sparta, Wisconsin:

  • 259no bedroom
  • 3311 bedroom
  • 7632 bedrooms
  • 4673 bedrooms
  • 244 bedrooms
  • 275+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Sparta population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

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

  • 74no vehicle
  • 6471 vehicle
  • 1,2582 vehicles
  • 4333 vehicles
  • 294 vehicles
  • 555+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Sparta population

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

  • 364no vehicle
  • 8921 vehicle
  • 5162 vehicles
  • 443 vehicles
  • 324 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Sparta population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Sparta, Wisconsin:

  • 141 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 263 rooms
  • 3524 rooms
  • 4415 rooms
  • 6016 rooms
  • 3487 rooms
  • 3218 rooms
  • 4009+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Sparta population

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Sparta, Wisconsin:

  • 2361 room
  • 762 rooms
  • 2023 rooms
  • 5954 rooms
  • 3835 rooms
  • 2366 rooms
  • 657 rooms
  • 88 rooms
  • 739+ 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, WI household income distribution

  • Sparta, WI household income distribution
  • 287Less than $10,000
  • 348$10,000 to $14,999
  • 233$15,000 to $19,999
  • 255$20,000 to $24,999
  • 145$25,000 to $29,999
  • 280$30,000 to $34,999
  • 213$35,000 to $39,999
  • 182$40,000 to $44,999
  • 132$45,000 to $49,999
  • 414$50,000 to $59,999
  • 662$60,000 to $74,999
  • 542$75,000 to $99,999
  • 364$100,000 to $124,999
  • 66$125,000 to $149,999
  • 97$150,000 to $199,999
  • 68$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Sparta, WI

  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Sparta, WI
  • 67Less than $10,000
  • 15$10,000 to $14,999
  • 15$15,000 to $19,999
  • 64$20,000 to $24,999
  • 134$25,000 to $29,999
  • 40$30,000 to $34,999
  • 21$35,000 to $39,999
  • 91$40,000 to $49,999
  • 9$50,000 to $59,999
  • 102$60,000 to $69,999
  • 126$70,000 to $79,999
  • 66$80,000 to $89,999
  • 218$90,000 to $99,999
  • 436$100,000 to $124,999
  • 380$125,000 to $149,999
  • 216$150,000 to $174,999
  • 145$175,000 to $199,999
  • 113$200,000 to $249,999
  • 46$250,000 to $299,999
  • 39$300,000 to $399,999
  • 8$500,000 to $749,999
  • 16$750,000 to $999,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Sparta, WI

  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Sparta, WI
  • 34$150 to $199
  • 62$200 to $249
  • 120$250 to $299
  • 27$300 to $349
  • 162$350 to $399
  • 77$400 to $449
  • 27$450 to $499
  • 155$500 to $549
  • 131$550 to $599
  • 237$600 to $649
  • 238$650 to $699
  • 178$700 to $749
  • 146$750 to $799
  • 61$800 to $899
  • 18$900 to $999
  • 76$1,000 to $1,249
  • 13$1,250 to $1,499
  • 28No cash rent

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 402010 or later
  • 1112000 to 2009
  • 281990 to 1999
  • 381980 to 1989
  • 281970 to 1979
  • 32Before 1970
Note: State values scaled to Sparta population
Sparta commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 500
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 1,054
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 620
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 445
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 628
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 243
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 438
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 144
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 142
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 191
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 62
  • 90 or more minutes: 37
Sparta, WI Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 74.3%
Number of people working at home: 62 (1.3% of all workers)

Sparta mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 5,418 (88%)
  • Carpooled: 522 (8%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 3 (0%)
  • Taxi: 69 (1%)
  • Bicycle: 18 (0%)
  • Walked: 76 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 62 (1%)

First ancestries reported:

 German: 1,464
 American: 608
 Norwegian: 516
 English: 196
 Irish: 110
 European: 101
 Polish: 58
 Czech: 30
 German Russian: 16
 Scottish: 16
 Italian: 15
 Welsh: 15
 Scotch-Irish: 13
 Belgian: 13
 Austrian: 8
 Swedish: 7
 Dutch: 2
 African: 1

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

  • 52%Mexico
  • 17%China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan
  • 16%Korea
  • 8%Philippines
  • 4%Peru
  • 3%Guatemala
  • 0%Ireland

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

  • This state: 7,302
  • Other state: 2,048
  • Northeast: 163
  • Midwest: 1,231
  • South: 309
  • West: 349

83% of Sparta residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 37% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 47% lived in Wisconsin.

Sparta:

82.8%
State average:

85.4%

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 47
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 29
  • 5th and 6th grade: 67
  • 7th and 8th grade: 66
  • 9th grade: 51
  • 10th grade: 44
  • 11th grade: 71
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 28
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 1,359
  • Less than 1 year of college: 258
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 450
  • Associate degree: 405
  • Bachelor's degree: 397
  • Master's degree: 110
  • Professional school degree: 50
  • Doctorate degree: 15

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 53
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 0
  • 5th and 6th grade: 0
  • 7th and 8th grade: 16
  • 9th grade: 0
  • 10th grade: 28
  • 11th grade: 56
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 33
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 1,335
  • Less than 1 year of college: 433
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 365
  • Associate degree: 387
  • Bachelor's degree: 600
  • Master's degree: 123
  • Professional school degree: 20
  • Doctorate degree: 12

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

  • Unemployment by race in 2016
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 6.3%Males
  • 6.8%Females
  • Unemployment rate for American Indian and Alaska Native residents
  • 100.0%Males
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 6.7%Females
Sparta marital status for males
Sparta marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 2,566
  • One, attached: 132
  • Two: 332
  • 3 or 4: 341
  • 5 to 9: 253
  • 10 to 19: 167
  • 20 to 49: 231
  • 50 or more: 24
  • Mobile homes: 575

Median worth of mobile homes: $26,566

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities in 2016: 1.9%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities in 2016: 3.5%

House/condo owner moved in on average 11 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
  • Utility gas (86.4%)
  • Electricity (6.2%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3.6%)
  • Wood (1.9%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1.9%)
  • Other fuel (0.3%)
  • Utility gas (52.8%)
  • Electricity (39.2%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (3.0%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1.9%)
  • Other fuel (1.6%)
  • No fuel used (1.1%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 98
Here:

10.9%
Wisconsin:

15.4%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 14
Here:

4.1%
Wisconsin:

9.3%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 25
Here:

7.5%
Wisconsin:

19.5%

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)