Sparta, IL Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 1,975 housing units in Sparta. This represents a 1.5% decline from 2,006 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 1,927 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and 48 were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Sparta is about 73.2%. Sparta's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 11.7%. Average household size is 2.44 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Sparta were built after 1959.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type0%
One Bedroom10%
Two Bedrooms33.70%
Three Bedrooms40.30%
Four Bedrooms12.90%
Five Bedrooms or more3%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.66
Median year structure was built1955
Median Value of occupied units$57,300
Median Price asked for vacant units$32,500

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size1.84
Median year structure was built1967
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$254

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0%
Second Mortgage3%
Home Equity Loan1.20%
Simple Mortgage47.60%
Debt Free48.20%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs15%