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Demographics

People

Total Population4,280
Male Share of the Population52.4%
Female Share of the Population47.6%
Senior Citizens15.3%
Employed Population 16+2,108
Age of the Population36

Families

% of people married39.1%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher18.8%
Median Earnings25+$30,560
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$29,833

Wealth

Median Family Income$51,429
% Above Poverty Level88.8%
% Below Poverty Level11.2%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time23 minutes
% Working from Home2.5%
% Walking and Biking to Work4%
% Using Public Transportation1.8%

Housing

People Living Alone31.8%
Median Gross Rent$703
Median House Value$106,600

Ancestry

German22.5%
Dutch16.8%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)15.7%
English12.2%
Irish10.9%
Polish7.3%
French Except Basque6.3%
Italian5.2%
Scottish3.7%
Swedish3.1%
Arab1.3%
Syrian1.3%
Hungarian1.2%
Finnish1.2%
Canadian0.5%
Lithuanian0.5%
Russian0.3%
Welsh0.2%
Danishn0.2%
African0.2%
Norwegian0.2%
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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
Casnovia468$55,714
Cedar Springs3,617$43,971
Ravenna1,189$56,458
Rockford6,044$83,516
Walker24,458$70,208

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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