Sparland is a tiny village located in the state of Illinois. With a population of 387 people and just one neighborhood, Sparland is the 767th largest community in Illinois. Much of the housing stock in Sparland was built prior to World War II, making it one of the older and more historic villages in the country.
Occupations and Workforce
When you are in Sparland, you'll notice that it is more blue-collar than most other communities in America. 40.63% of Sparland’s employed work in blue-collar jobs, while America averages only 27.7% that do. Overall, Sparland is a village of service providers, production and manufacturing workers and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Sparland who work in office and administrative support (9.38%), healthcare suport services (8.85%) and food service (8.85%).
Setting & Lifestyle
The village is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Sparland has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Sparland a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
Being a small village, Sparland does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.