Sparta employment information

Income per capita$20,121$26,143$28,555
Median household income$41,031$49,087$53,482
Median income owner occupied$60,396$60,317$68,142
Median income renter occupied$30,606$26,554$33,219
Median earnings male$33,835$34,444$36,116
Median earnings female$21,275$22,340$25,692
Unemployment rate5.3%7.0%5.8%
Poverty level9.4%16.9%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Sparta is 30% 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 9% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Sparta is 40% lower 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 industry10.5%4.0%
Manufacturing sector39.8%0.7%
Financial & insurance services0.0%3.3%
Wholesale & retail services15.2%15.8%
Public administration1.3%2.0%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities3.0%1.7%
Education, health & social services5.5%38.9%

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Sparta, MI4,199$41,03123%

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Elkin, NC4,198$36,00033%
Leisure Village, NJ4,201$31,30141%
East Hampton North, NY4,201$58,88610%
Sullivan, IN4,203$29,81844%
Sparta, MI4,199$41,03123%
Source: The Sparta, MI employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.