Sparta is a somewhat small city located in the state of Wisconsin. With a population of 9,679 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Sparta is the 89th largest community in Wisconsin.
Sparta is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Sparta is a city of service providers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Sparta who work in sales jobs (12.25%), office and administrative support (9.93%), and management occupations (7.29%).
In terms of college education, Sparta is nearly on par with the US average for all cities of 21.84%: 18.87% of adults 25 and older in Sparta have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Sparta in 2010 was $21,638, which is lower middle income relative to Wisconsin, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $86,552 for a family of four.
The people who call Sparta home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Sparta residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Sparta include Norwegian, Irish, English, and Polish.
The most common language spoken in Sparta is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Korean.