Sparta Sussex County, New Jersey

Sparta: Township of New Jersey

About

Sparta is a township located in the county of Sussex in the U.S. state of New Jersey. Its population at the 2010 census was 19,722 and a population density of 195 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 18,598 inhabitants.

The township was created 177 years ago in 1845.

Sparta Quick Facts

Population : 18,598 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : New Jersey (United States)
County : Sussex County
Postal code : 07871
Area : 100.92 km2
Altitude : 2,034 feet / 620 meters
Establishment : April 04, 1845 (177 years ago)
Time Zone : Eastern Time Zone
Local time : 23:53:38 (23rd May 2022)
Density : 184 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -6.04% (2010-2020)
Sparta locator map
Location of Sparta on New Jersey map.
Lake Mohawk in Sparta image
Lake Mohawk in Sparta
Lake Mohawk in Sparta image

Geography

Sparta is located at 41°2'0"N 74°38'19"W (41.0334300, -74.6384900). It has 4 neighbors: Jefferson, Franklin Furnace, Hopatcong and Lafayette.

Sparta map

Sparta has 4 neighbours.

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Sparta decreased by 6.04% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 19,722 - census
2011 19,554 -0.86% estimation process
2012 19,418 -0.7% estimation process
2013 19,253 -0.86% estimation process
2014 19,113 -0.73% estimation process
2015 18,925 -0.99% estimation process
2016 18,806 -0.63% estimation process
2017 18,705 -0.54% estimation process
2018 18,625 -0.43% estimation process
2019 18,575 -0.27% estimation process
2020 18,598 0.12% estimation process

Sparta zip code is 07871. County name: Sussex, County fips: 34037

People born in Sparta (5)

People born in Sparta, including MMA fighter, born 1983 Jim Miller, mixed martial artist Dan Miller, American-football player Sean Maguire, .

List

  • Anaïs Rizzo (American model) she was born in 24/09/1995
  • Bryce Lebel (American soccer player) he was born in 19/07/2002

Schools in Sparta

College & universities near Sparta, NJ

Code Name City ZIP
247603 Sussex County Community College Newton (NJ) 07860

Stations (17)

Amtrak & bus stations near Sparta, NJ

Code Name Address Type
EWR Newark Liberty International Airport Newark Liberty International Airport RAIL
NWK Pennsylvania Station 1 Raymond Plaza West RAIL
MET Metropark station 100 Middlesex-Essex Turnpike RAIL
NBK New Brunswick station French and Albany Streets RAIL
NYP Pennsylvania Station 8th Ave 31st Street / 8th Ave 33rd Street RAIL

Post offices near Sparta

Post Office Name City ZIP
Sparta Post Office Sparta (NJ) 07871

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Other cities in Sussex County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Sussex County , NJ. (more)

City Name Population Title
Hopatcong Hills 16,267 City in Sussex County, New Jersey, United States of America
Hopatcong 14,145 Borough in Sussex County, New Jersey, United States
Wantage 10,899 Township of New Jersey
Lake Mohawk 9,916 City in Byram Township, New Jersey, United States of America
Newton 7,977 Town in Sussex County, New Jersey, United States
Highland Lake 4,933 Town
Stillwater 3,855 Township of New Jersey
Montague 3,630 Township in Sussex County, New Jersey, United States
Stanhope 3,288 Borough of New Jersey
Fredon 3,145 Township in Sussex County, New Jersey, USA
Hamburg 3,121 Borough of New Jersey
Lafayette 2,352 Township in Sussex County, New Jersey
Ogdensburg 2,245 Borough in Sussex County, New Jersey
Sussex 1,979 Borough in Sussex County, New Jersey
Vernon Valley 1,626 Census designated place
Crandon Lakes 1,178 Census designated place

Distance to Other Cities

Sparta distances to largest New Jersey cities