Sparta is located in northwest North Carolina. Sparta is part of Alleghany County. Sparta has 2.40 square miles of land area and 0.01 square miles of water area. As of 2010-2014, the total Sparta population is 2,089, which has grown 14.97% since 2000. The population growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 21.13% and is higher than the national average rate of 11.61%. Sparta median household income is $21,115 in 2010-2014 and has has shrunk by 6.05% since 2000. The income growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 19.16% and is much lower than the national average rate of 27.36%. Sparta median house value is $117,800 in 2010-2014 and has shrunk by -53.79% since 2000. The house value growth rate is higher than the state average rate of 41.83% and is higher than the national average rate of 46.91%. As a reference, the national Consumer Price Index (CPI) inflation rate for the same period is 26.63%. On average, the public school district that covers Sparta is better than the state average in quality. The Sparta area code is 336.