Sparta, MI Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 1,695 housing units in Sparta. This represents a 6.9% growth from 1,585 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 1,664 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and 31 were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Sparta is about 65.3%. Sparta's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 5%. Average household size is 2.54 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Sparta were built after 1958.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type2%
One Bedroom18.90%
Two Bedrooms31.10%
Three Bedrooms40.80%
Four Bedrooms6.30%
Five Bedrooms or more0.90%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.77
Median year structure was built1954
Median Value of occupied units$88,400
Median Price asked for vacant units$76,300

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.12
Median year structure was built1966
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$432

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0%
Second Mortgage5.90%
Home Equity Loan12.60%
Simple Mortgage53.60%
Debt Free27.80%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs18.1%