Sparta employment information

IndexSpartaGeorgiaNational
Income per capita$15,862$26,678$29,829
Median household income$22,310$51,037$55,322
Median income owner occupied$25,694$65,914$70,586
Median income renter occupied$21,250$32,100$35,192
Median earnings male$23,477$34,871$36,919
Median earnings female$19,671$25,493$26,250
Unemployment rate7.2%5.3%4.7%
Poverty level39.3%17.8%15.1%
The Sparta, GA 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 $15,862, which is 41% lower than than the Georgia average and 47% lower than than the national average. The median household income is $22,310, which is 56% lower than than the Georgia average and 60% lower than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Sparta is 7%, which is 54% higher than than the national average. The poverty rate in Sparta is 39% which is 160% higher than than the national average.

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$Input your household income
$14,871$22,310$44,620
City
$34,021$51,037$102,074
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 47% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Sparta is 60% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Sparta is 54% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Sparta is 160% higher than the national average.

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Sparta median earnings by income bracket

Sparta employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry7.8%0.0%
Manufacturing sector3.5%2.8%
Financial & insurance services0.0%2.8%
Wholesale & retail services8.7%3.5%
Public administration4.8%14.4%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities19.0%5.6%
Education, health & social services34.2%63.9%
Other21.2%8.1%

Nearby cities with high median household income

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
White Plains, GA269$27,32151%
Hardwick, GA3,356$24,16756%
Sparta, GA1,743$22,31060%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Williamsport, IN1,743$42,66723%
Glen Lyon, PA1,743$32,81341%
Clearwater, MN1,743$67,54622%
Forest Lake, IL1,743$85,76955%
Tenino, WA1,744$51,6357%
Sparta, GA1,743$22,31060%
Source: The Sparta, GA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).