Sparta, New Jersey 

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Population

19,053

-3.0% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

3.3%

Median Income

$126,090

Median Home Price

$353,300

New York Gifts

Best Places to Live in Sparta, New Jersey

National center - Southeast corner of New York State, at mouth of Hudson River. August, July and June are the most pleasant months in Sparta, while January and February are the least comfortable months.

Sparta, NJ Housing Market
Lowest Priced HomesHOMES UNDER $250,000
Most Expensive ListingsHOMES $250,001 to $500,000
Largest HomesHOMES $500,001 to $750,000
Median Priced HomesHOMES $750,001 to $1,000,000
Pros
Arts and culture
Economic center
Education
Cons
Cost of living and housing
Crowded lifestyle
Weak future job growth

What Bert Has To Say About New York-Newark-Jersey City Metro Area

New York is the largest metro area in the United States. It includes the island of Manhattan, an eight-county area immediately north, western Long Island, and Staten Island. It is the fourth largest in the world behind Tokyo, Mexico City, and Sao Paulo, Brazil. Regardless of how the area is defined, New York is among the richest and most complex places to live in America.


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QUICK FACTS

Real Estate: See Homes
Country: United States
State: New Jersey
County: Sussex County
Metro Area: New York-Newark-Jersey City Metro Area
Political Ideology: Leaning conservative
City: Sparta
Zip Codes: 07871
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 87 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Sparta is 3.3% (U.S. avg. is 3.7%). Recent job growth is Negative. Sparta jobs have decreased by 0.8%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Sparta's cost of living is 27.6% higher than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Sparta's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
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VOTING
Sussex county voted Republican in the last five Presidential elections. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Sparta's population is 19,053 people. Since 2010, it has had a population decline of 3.0%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 39.6 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Sparta is Real Estate: $353,300. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 5.3%.

SCHOOLS
Sparta public schools spend $19,967 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 16.3 students per teacher in Sparta. More Education



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Housing Market in Sparta

It's a good time to buy in Sparta. Home Appreciation is up 5.3% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Sparta is $353,300.

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Reviews for Sparta   7 Reviews
Great place to bring up kids - 5/13/2015
I lived in Sparta for 28 years and only moved away because I retired. Both our daughters went through the entire school system and received a great education. In the... Read More

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Living in Sparta - 9/7/2009
Sparta is a wonderful place to raise a family. Sparta has a lot of organized activities plus an abundance of year- round outdoor activites. It has a number of private... Read More

Living in Sparta - 2/17/2009
We have enjoyed living in Sparta. It is an aesthetically pleasing area, nice lakes, good restaurants, a very good library and small town atmosphere. It lacks continuing... Read More


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