13.2 percent of people 25 or older had an associate's degree or higher in Sparta, Tennessee


13.2 percent of people 25 years or older had an associate's degree or higher in Sparta, Tennessee in 2017, according to data obtained from the U.S. Census Bureau.

This number was 19.8 percent lower than the state average of 33 percent. In 2017 the total municipality population reached 4,952.

79.9 percent of the population had at least a high school diploma or the equivalent. The table below shows how many Sparta, Tennessee residents who were at least 25 years old in 2017 held each of the listed degrees.

Degree distribution in Sparta, Tennessee for 2017*
Degree
Number of people
Percentage of population
No degree
666
20.1
Regular high school diploma
1,021
30.8
GED or alternative credential
347
10.5
Some college less than 1 year
239
7.2
Some college 1 or more years no degree
607
18.3
Associate's degree
103
3.1
Bachelor's degree
174
5.2
Master's degree
136
4.1
Professional school degree
8
0.2
Doctorate degree
17
0.5
*All data is for residents who were at least 25 years old in 2017.

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