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Sparta, Kentucky - Basic Facts

The City of Sparta had a population of 284 as of July 1, 2016. Sparta ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Kentucky. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Sparta is located at latitude 38.6954 and longitude -84.9061 in Gallatin County. The formal boundaries for the City of Sparta (see map below) encompass a land area of 6.26 sq. miles and a water area of 0.03 sq. miles. Gallatin County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 509 feet.

While the primary coordinates for City of Sparta are located in Gallatin County, it should be noted that the formal boundaries for this community also extend into and Owen County.

The City of Sparta (GNIS ID: 2405502) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Kentucky is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Sparta is located within Warsaw Division of Gallatin County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Sparta population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Sparta: Brocks Station, Grandville Brocks Station.

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Sparta, KY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 284
Population in Households 284
Population in Familes 239
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 45
Diversity Index2 17


Total Households 103
Average Household Size 2.76
Family Households 76
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 126 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 77 (61.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 26 (20.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 23 (18.3%)
Median Home Value $101,471
Average Home Value $143,506


Median Household Income $53,494
Average Household Income $66,026
Per Capita Income $23,362
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.75% 0.63%
Households 0.47% 0.58%
Families 0.87% 0.52%
Median Household Income   1.13%
Per Capita Income   1.96%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Sparta, KY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Sparta to the other 540 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Kentucky by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 435 20th
Population Density1 # 539 0th
Diversity Index2 # 236 56th
Median Household Income # 132 76th
Per Capita Income # 192 65th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Kentucky Census Data Comparison Tool.