Sparta employment information

Income per capita$17,359$24,811$28,555
Median household income$24,035$44,621$53,482
Median income owner occupied$34,659$56,400$68,142
Median income renter occupied$13,073$26,708$33,219
Median earnings male$23,819$32,151$36,116
Median earnings female$16,865$23,376$25,692
Unemployment rate5.3%5.8%5.8%
Poverty level30.8%17.8%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 55% 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 97% 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 industry9.3%2.1%
Manufacturing sector33.0%1.2%
Financial & insurance services1.3%2.2%
Wholesale & retail services16.2%12.8%
Public administration12.4%9.2%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities7.0%3.0%
Education, health & social services9.3%40.8%

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Sparta, TN5,036$24,03555%

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McCordsville, IN5,037$82,83555%
Terrell Hills, TX5,037$127,589139%
Swoyersville, PA5,038$52,8371%
Port Isabel, TX5,033$32,41539%
Sparta, TN5,036$24,03555%
Source: The Sparta, TN employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.