Demographics

People

Total Population4,332
Male Share of the Population52.6%
Female Share of the Population47.4%
Senior Citizens15%
Employed Population 16+2,139
Age of the Population36

Families

% of people married40.9%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher15.8%
Median Earnings25+$31,152
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$31,372

Wealth

Median Family Income$54,728
% Above Poverty Level86.9%
% Below Poverty Level13.1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time24 minutes
% Working from Home4%
% Walking and Biking to Work3.7%
% Using Public Transportation1.9%

Housing

People Living Alone27.6%
Median Gross Rent$709
Median House Value$118,300

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)15%
Dutch14.8%
English10.8%
Irish10.4%
Polish7.5%
French Except Basque4.8%
Italian3.7%
Swedish2.5%
Lithuanian1.9%
Syrian1.4%
Scottish1.4%
Arab1.4%
Hungarian1.2%
Ukrainian0.9%
Greek0.4%
African0.3%
Austrian0.3%
Welsh0.3%
Russian0.3%
Danishn0.3%
Norwegian0.2%
Canadian0.2%
Swiss0.2%
Czech0.2%
German0.2%
Finnish0.2%
Ghanaian0.1%
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Sparta Almanac

CategoryValue
County Kent County
Standard Zip Codes49345
Phone Area Codes616
Time ZoneAmerica/Detroit
Approximate Latitude43.15
Approximate Longitude-85.7

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)

StationGRAND RAPIDS INTL AP
Distance21.5 miles
Jan Temp16 to 29 F
Apr Temp36 to 57 F
Jul Temp61 to 82 F
Oct Temp40 to 60 F
Annual Precip37.1 inches
StationGREENVILLE 2 NNE
Distance23.4 miles
Jan Temp13 to 29 F
Apr Temp33 to 58 F
Jul Temp57 to 83 F
Oct Temp38 to 61 F
Annual Precip34.7 inches
StationHESPERIA 4 WNW
Distance35.2 miles
Jan Temp12 to 29 F
Apr Temp31 to 55 F
Jul Temp56 to 81 F
Oct Temp36 to 59 F
Annual Precip34 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Casnovia365$44,167
Cedar Springs3,651$51,875
Ravenna1,238$54,375
Rockford6,186$78,144
Walker24,768$78,579

Sparta Public Libraries

Sparta Carnegie Township Library
80 NORTH UNION STREET
Sparta, Michigan
(616) 887-9937

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Sparta Public Schools

Appleview Elementary School
240 E Spartan Dr
ZIP: 49345
(616) 887-1743
Primary
Total Enrollment 570
Ridgeview Elementary School
560 West Spartan Dr
ZIP: 49345
(616) 887-8218
Primary
Total Enrollment 614
Sparta Middle School
480 South State St
ZIP: 49345
(616) 887-8211
Middle
Total Enrollment 555
Sparta Senior High School
475 West Spartan Dr
ZIP: 49345
(616) 887-8213
High
Total Enrollment 852
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