Sparta, IL Profile: Facts & Data

Advertisement

Sparta Local Links & Resources:
Hotels | Resources | ALL Sparta Content

Also See: Sparta, IL ZIP Codes & ZIP Code Maps | Local Area Photos

Sparta, Illinois - Basic Facts

The City of Sparta had a population of 4,103 as of July 1, 2019. Sparta ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Illinois. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Sparta is located at latitude 38.1231 and longitude -89.7018 in Randolph County. The formal boundaries for the City of Sparta encompass a land area of 11.15 sq. miles and a water area of 0.27 sq. miles. Randolph County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 528 feet.

The City of Sparta (GNIS ID: 2395921) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The City of Sparta is located within Sparta Election Precinct, a minor civil division (MCD) of Randolph County.


Jump to... (On This Page!)
  1. Sparta 2019 Demographic Data
  2. Growth Rates for Sparta (Historical & 5-Year Forecast)
  3. Peer Comparisons (Rank and Percentile)
  1. Neighborhoods Demographics (Home Values, Household Income, etc.)
  2. Illinois Research Tools (Easy Tools & Current Data)
  3. Illinois Data Comparison Tool - 2019 Demographics

Sparta, IL - Most Popular Things to Do

Also See: Nearby Photos | Nearby Hotels | Driving Directions

Use HTL Address Research for a Illinois Address and get...

Boundary Maps, Demographic Data, School Zones Review maps and data for the neighborhood, city, county, ZIP Code, and school zone. July 1, 2019, data includes home values, household income, percentage of homes owned, rented or vacant, etc.


Advertisement

Sparta, IL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Sparta, IL Housing Affordability Index is 222
State of Illinois Housing Affordability Index is 119
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Sparta, IL Wealth Index is 45
State of Illinois Wealth Index is 105
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

These new demographic attributes are availiable for cities, Counties, ZIP Codes and even neighborhoods (Census Blocks) when you search by a specific Illinois address.

See our:

  1. New 2-Minute Introduction and Concise Guide to Big Data which will help you make the most effective use of HomeTownLocator Tools.
  2. References & Data Sources page for more information about methodology and sources of data.

POPULATION

Total Population 4,103
Population in Households 4,030
Population in Familes 3,117
Population in Group Qrtrs 73
Population Density 367
Diversity Index1 40
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $42,888
Average Household Income $52,590
Per Capita Income $22,290
Wealth Index3 45

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 1,988 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,060 (53.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 673 (33.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 255 (12.8%)
Median Home Value $90,888
Housing Affordability Index2 222
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 1,733
Average Household Size 2.33
Family Households 1,056
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
  2. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  3. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population -0.51% -0.59%
Households -0.53% -0.58%
Families -0.68% -0.73%
Median Household Income   0.76%
Per Capita Income   1.4%

Sparta, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Sparta to the other 1,369 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Illinois by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 375 73rd
Population Density # 1158 15th
Diversity Index # 266 81st
Median Household Income # 1186 13th
Per Capita Income # 1204 12th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Illinois Census Data Comparison Tool.

Quick & Easy Ways to...

  1. Get Current Demographic Data for Cities, Towns, and ZIP Codes
  2. View Boundary Maps, for Cities, Towns, and ZIP Codes
  3. Locate Physical, Cultural, and Historical Features

Illinois Census Data Comparison Tool

Compare Illinois July 1, 2019 Data
Data:
Locations:
Highest or Lowest:
Results:
Advertisement