Sparta strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Missouri):
Low Property Crime
Low Violent Crime
Affordability of Property Taxes
Comparing Sparta to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Missouri (State):
Ratings range from (lowest) to (highest).
|Female Share of the Population|
|Children Under 5 Years Old|
|Age of the Population|
|Well-Paid Single Men|
|Male Share of the Population|
|Average Household Size|
|Portion of People Married|
|People Above Poverty|
|People in Middle Class or Better|
|Median Family Income|
|College Educated Adults|
|Walking and Biking to Work|
|Public Transportation Use|
|Short Commute Times|
|Working at Home|
|Housing Recently Built|
|Affordability of Property Taxes|
|Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals|
|People Living Alone|
|Affordability of Rents|
|Seasonal and Vacation Housing|
|Low Property Crime|
|Low Violent Crime|
|Nearest Medium City||19 miles SE of Springfield, Missouri (center to center)|
|Nearest Large City||166 miles SE of Kansas City, Missouri|
|Standard Zip Codes||65753|
|Phone Area Codes||417|
|Time Zone||Central (-6 hours from GMT)|
|Daylight Savings||The city observes Daylight Saving Time.|
Nearest Weather StationsNotes:
|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|
|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|
|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|
|Average Family Size||2.92|
|American Indian & Alaskan||10||0.9%|
|Hispanic (included in categories above)||14||1.2%|
|Est. 2005 Population||1,226|
(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)
|Other (often includes Hispanic and African American)||11.4%|
|French (except Basque)||1.2%|
According to the US Postal Service, Sparta, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:Elkhead (65753)
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Penn Foster College
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Serves 227 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 12.8
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