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People

Total Population 1,943
Male Share of the Population 47.8%
Female Share of the Population 52.2%
Senior Citizens 8.6%
Employed Population 16+ 784
Age of the Population 33

Families

% of people married 54%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 13.8%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $44,167
% Above Poverty Level 80.8%
% Below Poverty Level 19.2%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 31 minutes
% Working from Home 1.3%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0.9%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 28.3%
Median Gross Rent $676
Median House Value $92,000

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 19.4%
US/American 0%
English 8.5%
Irish 13.2%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Sparta Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 19 miles SE of Springfield, Missouri (center to center)
Nearest Large City 166 miles SE of Kansas City, Missouri
County Christian
Metro Area Springfield
Standard Zip Codes 65753
Phone Area Codes 417
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 37.001
Longitude -93.081

Sparta Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station OLDFIELD
Distance 3.8 miles
Jan Temp 20 to 40 F
Apr Temp 42 to 66 F
Jul Temp 65 to 87 F
Oct Temp 44 to 69 F
Annual Precip 47.6 inches
Station SPRINGFIELD REG AP
Distance 23.1 miles
Jan Temp 22 to 42 F
Apr Temp 44 to 68 F
Jul Temp 67 to 90 F
Oct Temp 46 to 71 F
Annual Precip 44.9 inches
Station OZARK BEACH
Distance 23.3 miles
Jan Temp 21 to 44 F
Apr Temp 41 to 69 F
Jul Temp 64 to 90 F
Oct Temp 43 to 72 F
Annual Precip 43.1 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Sparta, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Elkhead (65753)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Diggins 280 $52,250
Fordland 897 $42,321
Highlandville 1,040 $51,667

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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Sparta High Schools

SPARTA HIGH
217 DIVISION ST
417-634-3224
Serves 227 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 12.8

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