Sparta is a very small village located in the state of Michigan. With a population of 4,311 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Sparta is the 227th largest community in Michigan.
Sparta is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Sparta is a village of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Sparta who work in office and administrative support (13.78%), maintenance occupations (8.86%), and sales jobs (7.31%).
As is often the case in a small village, Sparta doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
The education level of Sparta citizens, measured as those with bachelor's degrees or advanced degrees, is similar to the national average for all American cities and towns. 19.53% of adults 25 and older in Sparta have a college degree.
The per capita income in Sparta in 2010 was $20,121, which is middle income relative to Michigan, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $80,484 for a family of four.
The people who call Sparta home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Sparta residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Sparta include Irish, Dutch, English, and French .
The most common language spoken in Sparta is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Tagalog.