Sparta employment information

Income per capita$21,638$27,907$28,555
Median household income$42,277$52,738$53,482
Median income owner occupied$54,864$67,186$68,142
Median income renter occupied$31,882$30,207$33,219
Median earnings male$27,532$36,343$36,116
Median earnings female$23,598$25,134$25,692
Unemployment rate5.7%4.9%5.8%
Poverty level20.0%13.3%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Sparta is 24% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Sparta is 21% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Sparta is 2% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Sparta is 28% higher than the national average.

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Sparta median earnings by income bracket

Sparta employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry4.6%0.5%
Manufacturing sector25.5%1.3%
Financial & insurance services2.5%2.3%
Wholesale & retail services11.8%15.1%
Public administration8.1%6.5%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities9.4%0.4%
Education, health & social services10.3%35.6%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
St. Joseph, WI447$80,20850%
Melvina, WI80$62,91718%
Rockland, WI638$58,87510%
Tunnel City, WI179$58,2509%
West Salem, WI4,895$53,8501%
Sparta, WI9,610$42,27721%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Inwood, NY9,609$55,2373%
Fairfield, IA9,615$39,04427%
Merrydale, LA9,601$45,75514%
Bluffton, IN9,621$38,59028%
Rainbow City, AL9,623$46,54813%
Sparta, WI9,610$42,27721%
Source: The Sparta, WI employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.