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Demographics

People

Total Population5,063
Male Share of the Population44.8%
Female Share of the Population55.2%
Senior Citizens21.4%
Employed Population 16+1,532
Age of the Population45

Families

% of people married41.9%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher7.5%
Median Earnings25+$25,888
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$22,125

Wealth

Median Family Income$34,886
% Above Poverty Level80.7%
% Below Poverty Level19.3%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time20 minutes
% Working from Home1.8%
% Walking and Biking to Work0%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone36.3%
Median Gross Rent$666
Median House Value$90,900

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)30.1%
Irish8.5%
German7.3%
English4.5%
French Except Basque3.3%
Welsh2.2%
Italian1.9%
Russian0.6%
Dutch0.5%
Scottish0.5%
Swiss0.4%
Polish0.3%
Hungarian0.2%
Greek0.2%
Luxemburger0.2%
African0.1%
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Sparta Almanac

CategoryValue
County White County
Standard Zip Codes38583
Phone Area Codes931
Time Zone
Approximate Latitude35.93
Approximate Longitude-85.47

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)

StationSPARTA
Distance2 miles
Jan Temp28 to 49 F
Apr Temp44 to 73 F
Jul Temp65 to 89 F
Oct Temp45 to 73 F
Annual Precip56.5 inches
StationCOOKEVILLE
Distance12.2 miles
Jan Temp25 to 46 F
Apr Temp43 to 69 F
Jul Temp65 to 88 F
Oct Temp44 to 71 F
Annual Precip57.8 inches
StationMC MINNVILLE
Distance25.2 miles
Jan Temp29 to 48 F
Apr Temp46 to 71 F
Jul Temp67 to 87 F
Oct Temp47 to 71 F
Annual Precip53.6 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Algood3,732$52,278
Baxter1,479$32,656
Cookeville32,256$42,221
Doyle531$39,375
Pleasant Hill532$48,250
Spencer1,594$42,719

Sparta Public Libraries

White County Public Library
11 N. CHURCH STREET
Sparta, Tennessee
(931) 836-3613

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Sparta Hospitals

Highlands Medical Center
(Proprietary)
401 Sewell Road
(931) 738-9211

Sparta Public Schools

Bon De Croft Elementary
8095 Crossville Hw
ZIP: 38583
(931) 935-2359
Primary
Total Enrollment 212
Cassville Elementary
261 Will Thompson Rd
ZIP: 38583
(931) 761-2277
Primary
Total Enrollment 198
Findlay Elementary
576 Hale St
ZIP: 38583
(931) 738-2412
Primary
Total Enrollment 435
Northfield Elementary School
570 South Bunker Hill Rd
ZIP: 38583
(931) 761-7979
Primary
Total Enrollment 337
White Co Middle School
300 Turntable Rd
ZIP: 38583
(931) 738-9238
Middle
Total Enrollment 950
White County High School
267 Allen Dr
ZIP: 38583
(931) 836-3214
High
Total Enrollment 1207
Woodland Park Elementary
88 Panther Dr
ZIP: 38583
(931) 738-3505
Primary
Total Enrollment 483

Sparta Private Schools

Indian Mound School
3916 Indian Mound Rd
ZIP: 38583
Secondary
Total Enrollment 14
White County Mennonite Christian Day School
222 Pleasant Hill Rd
ZIP: 38583
Elementary
Total Enrollment 61
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