Sparta Buchanan County, Missouri

Sparta: City in Christian County, Missouri

About

Sparta is a city located in the county of Buchanan in the U.S. state of Missouri. Its population at the 2010 census was 1,756 and a population density of 547 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 2,076 inhabitants.

Sparta Quick Facts

Population : 2,076 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Missouri (United States)
County : Buchanan County
Postal code : 65753
Phone Area Codes : 417
Area : 3.21 km2
Altitude : 1,404 feet / 428 meters
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 12:50:38 (4th October 2022)
Density : 647 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 15.41% (2010-2020)
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Geography

Sparta is located at 39°39'1"N 94°49'59"W (39.6502700, -94.8330200).

Sparta map

Demographics

The population of Sparta increased by 15.41% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 1,756 - census
2011 1,770 0.79% estimation process
2012 1,785 0.84% estimation process
2013 1,804 1.05% estimation process
2014 1,827 1.26% estimation process
2015 1,849 1.19% estimation process
2016 1,873 1.28% estimation process
2017 1,886 0.69% estimation process
2018 1,920 1.77% estimation process
2019 1,946 1.34% estimation process
2020 2,076 6.26% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 22,753
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 21,390
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : 6.4%
April 1, 2020 Population : 23,454
April 1, 2010 Population : 21,456
People under 5 years old, percentage : 7.1%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 23.7%
People over 65 (%) : 17.2%
Female persons, % : 52.0%
White only, percent : 77.0%
Black or African American alone, percent : 12.6%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 0.3%
Asians alone % : 4.9%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : 0.0%
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 2.4%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 6.8%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 74.2%
2015-2019 Veterans : 1,056
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 14.9%
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 63.5%

Sparta zip code is 65753. County name: Christian, County fips: 29043

Economic Facts

Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 63.5%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $256,600
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,742
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $598
2015-2019 median gross rent : $1,038
2015-2019 Households : 8,859
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.50
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 86.0%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 17.3%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 93.3%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 88.4%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 95.4%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 48.3%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 6.9%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 6.2%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 70.0%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 66.8%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 24,758
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 101,316
Manufacturers' total shipments in 2012 ($1,000) : 665,678
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 211,436
2012 total retail sales per capita : $9,669
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 22.5
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $74,644
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $38,327
Percentage of people living in poverty : 11.3%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 2,124
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,133
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 575
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 285
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,746
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 176
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,821
2010 population per square mile : 3,321.4
2010 land area in square miles : 6.46
Residential units, July 1, 2019 : 35,742
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 73.0%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $179,700
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,199
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $366
2015-2019 median gross rent : $785
Permits for construction, 2020 : 219
2015-2019 Households : 26,653
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.27
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 86.2%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 3.7%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 84.7%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 71.5%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 88.0%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 26.0%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 13.5%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 12.4%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 55.4%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 50.7%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 102,702
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 314,080
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 811,033
2012 total retail sales per capita : $13,768
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 22.7
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $51,659
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $30,490
Percentage of people living in poverty : 10.6%
Total number of employer establishments, 2019 : 1,401
2019 total employment : 15,652
2019 total annual payroll ($1,000) : 570,210
Total employment, change in percentage terms, 2018-2019 : 1.3%
2018 total non-employer establishments : 5,045
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 5,030
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 2,869
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,619
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 162
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 4,732
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 444
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 4,227
2010 population per square mile : 106.6
2010 land area in square miles : 553.69
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 55.6%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $161,800
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,152
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $390
2015-2019 median gross rent : $814
2015-2019 Households : 4,680
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.08
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 85.0%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 6.1%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 83.1%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 67.2%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 79.5%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 27.8%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 18.1%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 12.7%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 53.1%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 48.7%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 47,799
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 399,343
2012 total retail sales per capita : $40,795
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 20.3
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $42,796
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $29,317
Percentage of people living in poverty : 18.0%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 1,038
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 508
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 300
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 51
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 912
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 78
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 789
2010 population per square mile : 1,105.9
2010 land area in square miles : 8.92

Schools in Sparta

College & universities near Sparta, MO

Code Name City ZIP
178387 Missouri Western State University Saint Joseph (MO) 64507

Stations (5)

Amtrak & bus stations near Sparta, MO

Code Name Address Type
KCY Union Station 30 West Pershing Rd. RAIL
IDP Independence 600 South Grand Ave. RAIL
LRC Lawrence 413 East 7th Street RAIL
LEE Lee's Summit 217 SW Main St. RAIL
TOP Topeka 500 SE Holliday Place RAIL

Post offices near Sparta

Post Office Name City ZIP
Fau Post Office Faucett (MO) 64448

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Other cities in Buchanan County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Buchanan County , MO.

City Name Population Title
Saint Joseph 74,074 County seat of Buchanan County, Missouri, United States
Taos 1,157 City in Buchanan County, Missouri, United States
Agency 651 Human settlement in Buchanan County, Missouri, United States of America
Rushville 275 Village in the United States
Easton 233 City in Buchanan County, Missouri, United States
De Kalb 222 City in Missouri, United States
Lewis and Clark Village 127 Village in the United States

Distance to Other Cities

Sparta distances to largest Missouri cities