Living in Sparta, WI

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Updated: 2020-03-11

Sparta SnackAbility

8
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8/10
Housing
6
Affordability
8
Diversity
6
Safety
8
Amenities
8
Education
8
Commute
9

Sparta, WI Crime Report

120
Total Crimes
1,239.5
Total Crimes / 100k People
-51.74%
Below National Average

Sparta, WI Cost Of Living

87
Sparta's Overall Cost Of Living
0.9x
Lower Than The National Average

Sparta, Wisconsin Info Snack

Sparta is a city in and the county seat of Monroe County, Wisconsin, United States, along the La Crosse River. The population was 9,522 at the 2010 census. Sparta is known as the Bicycling Capital of America.
Population
9,656
Unemployment
4.0%
Poverty
17.2%
Median Home
$117,700
Median Income
$51,712
Median Rent
$797

Sparta, WI Photos

Source: Public Domain

Rankings for Sparta in Wisconsin

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Map Of Sparta, WI

Population over time in Sparta

Year Population % Change
2017 9,656 0.4%
2016 9,621 -0.4%
2015 9,659 0.2%
2014 9,638 0.3%
2013 9,610 0.2%
2012 9,587 0.5%
2011 9,538 0.7%
2010 9,475 0.9%
2009 9,392 -
Crime/100k Sparta WI USA
Violent Crime 206.6 295.4 368.9
Murder 0.0 3.0 5.0
Robbery 20.7 60.0 86.2
Aggravated Assault 93.0 193.7 246.8
Property Crime 1033.0 1559.9 2199.5
Burglary 165.3 242.5 376.0
Larceny 836.7 1168.9 1594.6
Car Theft 31.0 148.5 228.9

Race / Ethnicity in Sparta

White
89.7% (8,660)
African American
2.1% (203)
American Indian
0.3% (29)
Asian
1.9% (180)
Hawaiian
0.1% (5)
Other
0.0% (0)
Two Or More
2.1% (203)
Hispanic
3.9% (376)
Race Sparta WI USA
White 89.7% 81.5% 61.1%
African American 2.1% 6.3% 12.3%
American Indian 0.3% 0.8% 0.7%
Asian 1.9% 2.7% 5.4%
Hawaiian 0.1% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Two Or More 2.1% 1.9% 2.4%
Hispanic 3.9% 6.7% 17.8%

Household Income For Sparta, Wisconsin

Less than $10,000
5.4% (51,769)
$10,000 to $14,999
9.5% (91,679)
$15,000 to $24,999
9.8% (94,188)
$25,000 to $34,999
9.7% (93,504)
$35,000 to $49,999
14.2% (137,291)
$50,000 to $74,999
24.5% (236,724)
$75,000 to $99,999
12.3% (118,362)
$100,000 to $149,999
10.4% (100,801)
$150,000 to $199,999
3.2% (31,244)
$200,000 or more
1.0% (10,034)
Income Sparta WI USA
Less than $10,000 5.4% 5.0% 6.3%
$10,000 to $14,999 9.5% 4.5% 4.6%
$15,000 to $24,999 9.8% 9.5% 9.3%
$25,000 to $34,999 9.7% 9.7% 9.3%
$35,000 to $49,999 14.2% 13.6% 12.6%
$50,000 to $74,999 24.5% 19.1% 17.5%
$75,000 to $99,999 12.3% 13.9% 12.5%
$100,000 to $149,999 10.4% 15.1% 14.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 3.2% 5.2% 6.3%
$200,000 or more 1.0% 4.4% 7.0%

Gender in Sparta

Female
51.4% (4,961)
Male
48.6% (4,695)
Gender Sparta WI USA
Female 51.4% 50.3% 50.8%
Male 48.6% 49.7% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Sparta for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
4.0% (386)
9-12th Grade
5.0% (482)
High School / GED
37.0% (3,572)
Some College
21.0% (2,027)
Associate's Degree
12.0% (1,158)
Bachelor's Degree
16.0% (1,544)
Master's Degree
4.0% (386)
Professional Degree
1.0% (96)
Doctorate Degree
0.0% (0)
Education Sparta WI USA
< 9th Grade 4.0% 3.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 5.0% 5.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 37.0% 31.0% 27.0%
Some College 21.0% 21.0% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 12.0% 11.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 16.0% 19.0% 19.0%
Master's Degree 4.0% 7.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 1.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 0.0% 1.0% 1.0%

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