Sparta employment information

Income per capita$23,703$30,019$28,555
Median household income$40,972$57,166$53,482
Median income owner occupied$49,038$72,851$68,142
Median income renter occupied$25,238$32,466$33,219
Median earnings male$27,052$39,039$36,116
Median earnings female$22,477$26,489$25,692
Unemployment rate7.0%6.6%5.8%
Poverty level21.2%14.4%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Sparta is 17% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Sparta is 23% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Sparta is 19% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Sparta is 36% higher than the national average.

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Hours worked per week

Sparta median earnings by income bracket

Sparta employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry11.8%0.7%
Manufacturing sector22.7%0.0%
Financial & insurance services1.5%0.5%
Wholesale & retail services12.9%19.5%
Public administration4.5%3.2%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities13.3%5.1%
Education, health & social services16.8%46.2%

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Red Bud, IL3,648$55,3694%
Oakdale, IL195$50,6255%
Sparta, IL4,338$40,97223%

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El Verano, CA4,338$50,8115%
Jersey Shore, PA4,339$47,30312%
Kenmar, PA4,337$35,77033%
Scottdale, PA4,336$40,06125%
Warminster Heights, PA4,335$32,98138%
Sparta, IL4,338$40,97223%
Source: The Sparta, IL employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.