The Town of Sparta had a population of 1,750 as of July 1, 2018.
The primary coordinate point for Sparta is located at latitude 36.503 and longitude -81.1226 in Alleghany County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Sparta (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.4 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Alleghany County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 2,930 feet.
The Town of Sparta (GNIS ID: 2407378) 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.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Sparta: Bowers Store, Gap.
|Population in Households||1,684|
|Population in Familes||1,321|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||66|
|Median Household Income||$31,782|
|Average Household Income||$44,968|
|Per Capita Income||$19,026|
|Total Housing Units||997 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||515 (51.7%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||253 (25.4%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||229 (23.0%)|
|Median Home Value||$138,008|
|Average Home Value||$154,612|
|Average Household Size||2.19|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||2.63%|
|Per Capita Income||2.35%|
The table below compares Sparta to the other 739 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in North Carolina by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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.
|Total Population||# 343||54th|
|Population Density||# 344||54th|
|Diversity Index||# 410||45th|
|Median Household Income||# 636||14th|
|Per Capita Income||# 613||17th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE North Carolina Census Data Comparison Tool.