Sparta employment information

Income per capita$17,556$23,741$28,555
Median household income$35,625$43,342$53,482
Median income owner occupied$49,167$55,166$68,142
Median income renter occupied$19,250$24,735$33,219
Median earnings male$26,875$32,091$36,116
Median earnings female$25,500$22,404$25,692
Unemployment rate6.9%5.5%5.8%
Poverty level37.1%18.9%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Sparta is 39% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Sparta is 33% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Sparta is 18% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Sparta is 138% 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 industry30.0%5.0%
Manufacturing sector28.3%17.5%
Financial & insurance services0.0%0.0%
Wholesale & retail services3.3%12.5%
Public administration1.7%0.0%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities11.7%0.0%
Education, health & social services3.3%35.0%

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Patriot, IN303$43,21419%
Glencoe, KY456$41,25023%
Sparta, KY234$35,62533%

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Chaseburg, WI234$48,9299%
Toronto, SD234$32,96938%
Lee Vining, CA234$0100%
Moscow, MD234$32,42239%
Aline, OK234$48,12510%
Sparta, KY234$35,62533%
Source: The Sparta, KY employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.