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Sparta
  • Town in Tennessee

Report Card

grade B minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade B
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade B+
  3. Housing
    grade B
  4. Nightlife
    grade C+
  5. Good for Families
    grade B minus
  6. Diversity
    grade B
  7. Jobs
    grade C
  8. Weather
    grade B minus
  9. Cost of Living
    grade A
  10. Health & Fitness
    grade C
  11. Outdoor Activities
    grade C
  12. Commute
    grade A

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Sparta is a town in Tennessee with a population of 4,942. Sparta is in White County. Living in Sparta offers residents a sparse suburban feel and most residents own their homes. Many retirees live in Sparta and residents tend to be conservative. The public schools in Sparta are above average.

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Real Estate

Median Home Value
$136,000
National
$229,800
Median Rent
$613
National
$1,096
Area Feel
Sparse Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    41%
  • Own
    59%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade B+
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    121
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    0
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    0
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    423.4
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    2,358.9
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    221.8
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade B
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    14%
  • 10-17 years
    9%
  • 18-24 years
    7%
  • 25-34 years
    18%
  • 35-44 years
    14%
  • 45-54 years
    7%
  • 55-64 years
    8%
  • 65+ years
    23%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    6%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    8%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    28%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    40%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    19%
    national  11%

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