Sparta, WI


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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.

Unlike some cities, Sparta isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Sparta are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Sparta is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Sparta who work in office and administrative support (11.25%), sales jobs (10.83%), and management occupations (6.90%).

The education level of Sparta citizens, measured as those with bachelor's degrees or advanced degrees, is similar to the national average for all American cities and towns. 18.07% of adults 25 and older in Sparta have a college degree.

The per capita income in Sparta in 2010 was $22,804, 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 $91,216 for a family of four. However, Sparta contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Sparta is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. 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 Native 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.

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