MI

National Population : 333,590,059
Michigan State Population : 10,348,199

About Sparta, MI

Sparta, MI is located in Kent County in the state of Michigan.

The total City Population for Sparta is about 4,293 with about 687 people per square mile, and the larger Metro Area Population is about 14,361.

The Average Home Value is $161,900.00, which is roughly 13% higher than the Average Home Value of $141,234.00 for the state of Michigan, and roughly 14% lower than the National Average of $188,692.00.

The Median Income Per Household is about $61,975.00, which is roughly 11% higher than the Average Median Income Per Household of $55,265.00 for the state of Michigan, and roughly 7% higher than the National Average of $57,518.00.

Employment

The Unemployment Rate for Sparta is about 6.7%.

Michigan is ranked #29 out of 52 for Best and Worst States to Work in America, with an overall score of 38.48 out of 100.

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Voting

Kent County voted Democratic in the 2020 Presidential Election with a significant difference of 11.8% between the winner and runner up.

Voting Results by Party

Democratic: 52.05%
Republican: 45.91%
Libertarian: 1.52%
Green: 0.27%
Other: 0.26%


Nearby Locations

Kent City, MI (5.53 mi.)
Belmont, MI (7.91 mi.)
Casnovia, MI (8.19 mi.)
Conklin, MI (8.38 mi.)
Rockford, MI (9.76 mi.)
Bailey, MI (10.85 mi.)
Marne, MI (11.94 mi.)
Walker, MI (13.30 mi.)
Sand Lake, MI (13.63 mi.)
Ravenna, MI (13.65 mi.)
Coopersville, MI (13.77 mi.)
Grand Rapids, MI (13.82 mi.)
Grant, MI (14.18 mi.)
Pierson, MI (15.86 mi.)
East Grand Ra, MI (16.01 mi.)
E Grand Rapid, MI (16.01 mi.)
Allendale, MI (17.57 mi.)
Ada, MI (18.16 mi.)
Gowen, MI (18.52 mi.)
Grandville, MI (18.60 mi.)
Wyoming, MI (18.60 mi.)
Georgetown Tp, MI (18.85 mi.)

Additional Location Details

Zip Code(s) : 49345
Latitude : 43.160628
Longitude : -85.690728
TimeZone : Eastern (GMT -05:00)
Daylight Saving : Yes
Region : Midwest
Average Elevation : 739 ft.
Area Code(s) : 616

Demographic Details

Average # of People Per Household : 2.70
Male Population Estimate : 44.85%
Female Population Estimate : 45.95%
Median Age : 37.1
Male Median Age : 35.9
Female Median Age : 38.2

White Population Estimate : 87.80%
Black Population Estimate : 0.96%
Hispanic Population Estimate : 4.13%
Asian Population Estimate : 0.71%
Hawaiian Population Estimate : 0.04%
Indian Population Estimate : 0.75%
Other Population Estimate : 2.05%

Crime Details

NOTE: Crime is available at the County level so this doesn't necessarily represent the city of Sparta specifically.
Average # of Homicides for Kent County: About 3 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)

Average # of Violent Crimes for Kent County: About 373 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)

Kent County is about 19% lower than the national average of about 4 homicides per 100,000 people, and about 23% higher than the national average of about 288 violent crimes per 100,000 people.