In 2019, Sparta, NC had a population of 1.63k people with a median age of 49.2 and a median household income of $28,553. Between 2018 and 2019 the population of Sparta, NC declined from 1,851 to 1,630, a −11.9% decrease and its median household income grew from $26,389 to $28,553, a 8.2% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Sparta, NC are White (Non-Hispanic) (85.9%), White (Hispanic) (7.79%), Other (Hispanic) (2.64%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (2.09%), and Black or African American (Hispanic) (0.429%). 0% of the households in Sparta, NC speak a non-English language at home as their primary language, and 97.5% of the residents in Sparta, NC are U.S. citizens.
In 2019, the median property value in Sparta, NC was $111,900, and the homeownership rate was 57.5%. Most people in Sparta, NC drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 23.5 minutes. The average car ownership in Sparta, NC was 3 cars per household.