Sparta employment information

IndexSpartaWisconsinNational
Income per capita$25,373$29,253$29,829
Median household income$50,134$54,610$55,322
Median income owner occupied$60,760$69,544$70,586
Median income renter occupied$30,076$31,736$35,192
Median earnings male$34,527$37,342$36,919
Median earnings female$25,476$25,818$26,250
Unemployment rate5.4%3.7%4.7%
Poverty level19.8%12.7%15.1%
The Sparta, WI employment information can be a key indicator when searching for a new job. A good indicator of the strength of the job market is the income per capita and the median household income. The income per capita in Sparta is $25,373, which is 13% lower than than the Wisconsin average and 15% lower than than the national average. The median household income is $50,134, which is 8% lower than than the Wisconsin average and 9% lower than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Sparta is 5%, which is 17% higher than than the national average. The poverty rate in Sparta is 20% which is 31% higher than than the national average.

am i middle class

$Input your household income
$33,419$50,134$100,268
City
$36,403$54,610$109,220
State
$36,877$55,322$110,644
Nation
According to the PEW research center, the middle class is defined as a range from two thirds (2/3) of the median household income to a multiple of two (2) times the median household income. Displayed above are the city, state and national median household income averages. Simply enter your median household income to determine if your income falls into the middle class or if your household income is considered upper or lower class.

Did you know?

  • The income per capita in Sparta is 15% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Sparta is 9% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Sparta is 17% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Sparta is 31% higher than the national average.

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Sparta employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry8.6%0.5%
Manufacturing sector24.8%3.2%
Financial & insurance services0.7%3.2%
Wholesale & retail services10.9%14.1%
Public administration8.3%5.0%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities8.0%2.7%
Education, health & social services10.2%33.7%
Other26.9%22.3%

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St. Joseph, WI459$82,29249%
West Salem, WI4,949$60,98210%
Warrens, WI455$60,5009%
Rockland, WI627$60,0008%
Tunnel City, WI162$56,2502%
Sparta, WI9,659$50,1349%

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Clay, AL9,659$69,97326%
Roxborough Park, CO9,657$106,18892%
Eidson Road, TX9,654$34,92937%
Fort Bliss, TX9,650$48,89112%
Alamosa, CO9,671$28,16749%
Sparta, WI9,659$50,1349%
Source: The Sparta, WI employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).