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Based on the data from 2000 / 2009 when the population of Sparta, Illinois was 4,525 / 4,317

Most common industries (%)

Most common industries for males (%)

Most common industries for females (%)

Most Common Industries

Industry

All

Males

Females

Educational services10.3% (203)3.7% (36)16.7% (167)
Health care9.0% (178)3.8% (37)14.1% (141)
Metal and metal products8.9% (176)14.3% (140)3.6% (36)
Accommodation and food services6.4% (127)5.0% (49)7.8% (78)
Department and other general merchandise stores6.1% (121)1.6% (16)10.5% (105)
Construction5.6% (111)10.1% (99)1.2% (12)
Utilities4.8% (94)9.6% (94)0.0% (0)
Food4.1% (81)3.9% (38)4.3% (43)
Professional, scientific, and technical services3.8% (75)3.1% (30)4.5% (45)
Public administration3.7% (73)4.6% (45)2.8% (28)
Finance and insurance3.1% (61)2.3% (22)3.9% (39)
Social assistance3.0% (59)1.2% (12)4.7% (47)
Repair and maintenance2.5% (49)4.3% (42)0.7% (7)
Truck transportation2.2% (43)4.4% (43)0.0% (0)
Printing and related support activities1.9% (37)2.8% (27)1.0% (10)
Motor vehicle and parts dealers1.7% (34)2.4% (23)1.1% (11)
Transportation equipment1.6% (32)0.7% (7)2.5% (25)
Administrative and support and waste management services1.4% (28)1.2% (12)1.6% (16)
Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, and similar organizations1.2% (24)1.9% (19)0.5% (5)
Personal and laundry services1.2% (24)1.0% (10)1.4% (14)
U. S. Postal service1.2% (23)1.4% (14)0.9% (9)
Paper1.0% (20)1.4% (14)0.6% (6)
Clothing and accessories, including shoe, stores1.0% (20)0.0% (0)2.0% (20)
Motor vehicles, parts and supplies merchant wholesalers1.0% (19)1.3% (13)0.6% (6)
Other direct selling establishments0.9% (18)0.0% (0)1.8% (18)
Food and beverage stores0.8% (15)1.5% (15)0.0% (0)
Arts, entertainment, and recreation0.8% (15)1.0% (10)0.5% (5)
Machinery0.6% (12)1.2% (12)0.0% (0)
Used merchandise, gift, novelty, and souvenir, and other miscellaneous stores0.6% (12)0.0% (0)1.2% (12)
Furniture and home furnishings, and household appliance stores0.6% (12)0.6% (6)0.6% (6)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting0.6% (11)0.6% (6)0.5% (5)
Wood products0.6% (11)1.1% (11)0.0% (0)
Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction0.5% (10)1.0% (10)0.0% (0)
Private households0.5% (10)0.0% (0)1.0% (10)
Health and personal care, except drug, stores0.5% (9)0.0% (0)0.9% (9)
Chemicals0.4% (8)0.0% (0)0.8% (8)
Miscellaneous manufacturing0.4% (8)0.0% (0)0.8% (8)
Jewelry, luggage, and leather goods stores0.4% (8)0.0% (0)0.8% (8)
Building material and garden equipment and supplies dealers0.4% (8)0.0% (0)0.8% (8)
Apparel0.4% (7)0.0% (0)0.7% (7)
Computer and electronic products0.4% (7)0.7% (7)0.0% (0)
Retail florists0.4% (7)0.7% (7)0.0% (0)
Alcoholic beverages merchant wholesalers0.4% (7)0.7% (7)0.0% (0)
Other transportation, and support activities, and couriers0.4% (7)0.7% (7)0.0% (0)
Publishing, and motion picture and sound recording industries0.4% (7)0.7% (7)0.0% (0)
Farm supplies merchant wholesalers0.3% (6)0.0% (0)0.6% (6)
Gasoline stations0.3% (6)0.6% (6)0.0% (0)
Nonmetallic mineral products0.3% (6)0.0% (0)0.6% (6)
Radio, TV, and computer stores0.3% (6)0.0% (0)0.6% (6)
Plastics and rubber products0.3% (5)0.5% (5)0.0% (0)
Fuel dealers0.3% (5)0.5% (5)0.0% (0)
Petroleum and petroleum products merchant wholesalers0.3% (5)0.5% (5)0.0% (0)
Broadcasting and telecommunications0.3% (5)0.0% (0)0.5% (5)
Furniture and related product manufacturing0.2% (4)0.4% (4)0.0% (0)
Warehousing and storage0.2% (4)0.0% (0)0.4% (4)
Real estate and rental and leasing0.2% (4)0.4% (4)0.0% (0)

Most common occupations (%)

Most common occupations for males (%)

Most common occupations for females (%)

Most common occupations

Occupation

All

Males

Females

Retail sales workers except cashiers5.5% (108)1.9% (19)8.9% (89)
Metal workers and plastic workers4.9% (97)9.2% (90)0.7% (7)
Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers4.7% (92)0.3% (3)8.9% (89)
Other production occupations including supervisors4.6% (91)5.4% (53)3.8% (38)
Other sales and related workers including supervisors4.6% (90)1.1% (11)7.9% (79)
Laborers and material movers, hand4.1% (81)3.9% (38)4.3% (43)
Driver/sales workers and truck drivers3.4% (68)7.0% (68)0.0% (0)
Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers3.1% (61)3.4% (33)2.8% (28)
Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers3.0% (59)3.6% (35)2.4% (24)
Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations2.9% (57)3.8% (37)2.0% (20)
Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors2.6% (52)0.4% (4)4.8% (48)
Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors2.6% (52)4.7% (46)0.6% (6)
Cashiers2.6% (52)0.6% (6)4.6% (46)
Cooks and food preparation workers2.3% (46)3.0% (29)1.7% (17)
Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers2.2% (43)4.4% (43)0.0% (0)
Law enforcement workers including supervisors2.1% (41)2.6% (25)1.6% (16)
Plant and system operators2.1% (41)4.2% (41)0.0% (0)
Secretaries and administrative assistants2.0% (40)0.0% (0)4.0% (40)
Other food preparation and serving workers including supervisors1.9% (38)1.3% (13)2.5% (25)
Health technologists and technicians1.7% (34)1.6% (16)1.8% (18)
Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks1.6% (31)0.0% (0)3.1% (31)
Registered nurses1.6% (31)0.0% (0)3.1% (31)
Secondary school teachers1.5% (30)0.5% (5)2.5% (25)
Financial clerks except bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks1.5% (29)0.0% (0)2.9% (29)
Waiters and waitresses1.5% (29)0.7% (7)2.2% (22)
Child care workers1.3% (25)0.0% (0)2.5% (25)
Art and design workers1.2% (24)0.6% (6)1.8% (18)
Customer service representatives1.2% (23)0.7% (7)1.6% (16)
Assemblers and fabricators1.1% (22)0.6% (6)1.6% (16)
Pipelayers, plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters1.1% (21)2.2% (21)0.0% (0)
Construction laborers1.0% (20)2.0% (20)0.0% (0)
Printing workers1.0% (19)1.9% (19)0.0% (0)
Religious workers1.0% (19)1.9% (19)0.0% (0)
Other protective service workers including supervisors0.9% (18)1.8% (18)0.0% (0)
Food and beverage serving workers except waiters/waitresses0.9% (18)0.0% (0)1.8% (18)
Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides0.9% (17)0.0% (0)1.7% (17)
Operations specialties managers except financial managers0.9% (17)1.7% (17)0.0% (0)
Legal support workers0.8% (16)1.0% (10)0.6% (6)
Personal appearance workers0.8% (16)1.0% (10)0.6% (6)
Other construction workers and helpers0.8% (16)1.6% (16)0.0% (0)
Other financial specialists0.8% (15)1.5% (15)0.0% (0)
Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers0.7% (14)1.4% (14)0.0% (0)
Advertising, marketing, promotions, public relations, and sales managers0.7% (14)1.4% (14)0.0% (0)
Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers0.7% (14)0.0% (0)1.4% (14)
Supervisors and other personal care and service workers except personal appearance, transportation, and child care workers0.7% (13)0.0% (0)1.3% (13)
Information and record clerks except customer service representatives0.7% (13)0.0% (0)1.3% (13)
Electricians0.7% (13)1.3% (13)0.0% (0)
Therapists0.7% (13)0.0% (0)1.3% (13)
Food processing workers0.7% (13)1.3% (13)0.0% (0)
Engineers0.6% (12)1.2% (12)0.0% (0)
Business operations specialists0.6% (12)1.2% (12)0.0% (0)
Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations0.6% (12)0.0% (0)1.2% (12)
Drafters, engineering, and mapping technicians0.6% (11)1.1% (11)0.0% (0)
Financial managers0.6% (11)1.1% (11)0.0% (0)
Other health diagnosing and treating practitioners and technical occupations0.6% (11)0.6% (6)0.5% (5)
Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists0.5% (10)1.0% (10)0.0% (0)
Lawyers0.5% (9)0.9% (9)0.0% (0)
Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing0.5% (9)0.0% (0)0.9% (9)
Carpenters0.5% (9)0.9% (9)0.0% (0)
Life, physical, and social science technicians0.4% (8)0.0% (0)0.8% (8)
Accountants and auditors0.3% (6)0.6% (6)0.0% (0)
Computer specialists0.3% (6)0.0% (0)0.6% (6)
Woodworkers0.3% (6)0.6% (6)0.0% (0)
Agricultural workers including supervisors0.3% (6)0.6% (6)0.0% (0)
Postsecondary teachers0.3% (5)0.0% (0)0.5% (5)
Physicians and surgeons0.3% (5)0.0% (0)0.5% (5)
Extraction workers0.3% (5)0.5% (5)0.0% (0)
Special education teachers0.3% (5)0.0% (0)0.5% (5)
Life and physical scientists0.3% (5)0.5% (5)0.0% (0)
Other healthcare support occupations0.2% (4)0.4% (4)0.0% (0)
Material moving workers except laborers and material movers, hand0.2% (4)0.4% (4)0.0% (0)
Unemployment by race in 2000:

Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic males: 6.3%
Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic females: 4.3%


Unemployment rate for Black males: 5.8%
Unemployment rate for Black females: 9.9%

Time Leaving Home To Go To Work in 2008 (%)

Time Leaving Home To Go To Work in 2008 (%) - Males

Time Leaving Home To Go To Work in 2008 (%) - Females

Time Leaving Home To Go To Work in 2000 (%)

Time Leaving Home To Go To Work in 2008:
12:00 a.m. to 4:59 a.m.:
Sparta:

0.5% (9)
Illinois:

4.3% (242,481)
    12:00 a.m. to 4:59 a.m. - Males:
    Sparta:

    0.9% (9)
    Illinois:

    5.6% (167,087)
5:00 a.m. to 5:29 a.m.:
Sparta:

4.0% (73)
Illinois:

4.2% (239,278)
    5:00 a.m. to 5:29 a.m. - Males:
    Sparta:

    6.4% (66)
    Illinois:

    5.7% (169,195)
    5:00 a.m. to 5:29 a.m. - Females:
    Sparta:

    0.9% (7)
    Illinois:

    2.6% (70,083)
5:30 a.m. to 5:59 a.m.:
Sparta:

3.8% (69)
Illinois:

5.0% (283,045)
    5:30 a.m. to 5:59 a.m. - Males:
    Sparta:

    4.9% (51)
    Illinois:

    6.2% (185,660)
    5:30 a.m. to 5:59 a.m. - Females:
    Sparta:

    2.3% (18)
    Illinois:

    3.6% (97,385)
6:00 a.m. to 6:29 a.m.:
Sparta:

7.9% (143)
Illinois:

9.3% (526,844)
    6:00 a.m. to 6:29 a.m. - Males:
    Sparta:

    11.0% (114)
    Illinois:

    11.2% (334,938)
    6:00 a.m. to 6:29 a.m. - Females:
    Sparta:

    3.7% (29)
    Illinois:

    7.1% (191,906)
6:30 a.m. to 6:59 a.m.:
Sparta:

11.7% (212)
Illinois:

10.0% (570,626)
    6:30 a.m. to 6:59 a.m. - Males:
    Sparta:

    10.0% (103)
    Illinois:

    10.4% (311,377)
    6:30 a.m. to 6:59 a.m. - Females:
    Sparta:

    14.0% (109)
    Illinois:

    9.6% (259,249)
7:00 a.m. to 7:29 a.m.:
Sparta:

15.0% (272)
Illinois:

14.1% (800,813)
    7:00 a.m. to 7:29 a.m. - Males:
    Sparta:

    15.7% (162)
    Illinois:

    13.3% (398,148)
    7:00 a.m. to 7:29 a.m. - Females:
    Sparta:

    14.2% (110)
    Illinois:

    14.9% (402,665)
7:30 a.m. to 7:59 a.m.:
Sparta:

11.3% (204)
Illinois:

12.6% (715,560)
    7:30 a.m. to 7:59 a.m. - Males:
    Sparta:

    12.0% (124)
    Illinois:

    10.5% (314,053)
    7:30 a.m. to 7:59 a.m. - Females:
    Sparta:

    10.3% (80)
    Illinois:

    14.9% (401,507)
8:00 a.m. to 8:29 a.m.:
Sparta:

5.7% (103)
Illinois:

10.9% (621,208)
    8:00 a.m. to 8:29 a.m. - Males:
    Sparta:

    4.8% (50)
    Illinois:

    9.7% (290,072)
    8:00 a.m. to 8:29 a.m. - Females:
    Sparta:

    6.8% (53)
    Illinois:

    12.3% (331,136)
8:30 a.m. to 8:59 a.m.:
Sparta:

4.3% (77)
Illinois:

5.2% (296,874)
    8:30 a.m. to 8:59 a.m. - Males:
    Sparta:

    2.9% (30)
    Illinois:

    4.0% (119,682)
    8:30 a.m. to 8:59 a.m. - Females:
    Sparta:

    6.0% (47)
    Illinois:

    6.6% (177,192)
9:00 a.m. to 9:59 a.m.:
Sparta:

6.4% (116)
Illinois:

5.3% (301,771)
    9:00 a.m. to 9:59 a.m. - Females:
    Sparta:

    14.9% (116)
    Illinois:

    6.0% (162,477)
10:00 a.m. to 10:59 a.m.:
Sparta:

4.4% (79)
Illinois:

2.8% (159,248)
    10:00 a.m. to 10:59 a.m. - Males:
    Sparta:

    1.7% (18)
    Illinois:

    2.4% (72,388)
    10:00 a.m. to 10:59 a.m. - Females:
    Sparta:

    7.9% (61)
    Illinois:

    3.2% (86,860)
12:00 p.m. to 3:59 p.m.:
Sparta:

16.0% (289)
Illinois:

8.0% (454,518)
    12:00 p.m. to 3:59 p.m. - Males:
    Sparta:

    20.3% (210)
    Illinois:

    7.9% (237,436)
    12:00 p.m. to 3:59 p.m. - Females:
    Sparta:

    10.2% (79)
    Illinois:

    8.1% (217,082)
4:00 p.m. to 11:59 p.m.:
Sparta:

9.1% (165)
Illinois:

7.0% (399,246)
    4:00 p.m. to 11:59 p.m. - Males:
    Sparta:

    9.4% (97)
    Illinois:

    7.2% (216,089)
    4:00 p.m. to 11:59 p.m. - Females:
    Sparta:

    8.8% (68)
    Illinois:

    6.8% (183,157)
Time Leaving Home To Go To Work in 2000:
12:00 a.m. to 4:59 a.m.:
Sparta:

2.2% (43)
Illinois:

3.6% (205,429)
5:00 a.m. to 5:29 a.m.:
Sparta:

2.5% (49)
Illinois:

3.5% (199,483)
5:30 a.m. to 5:59 a.m.:
Sparta:

5.2% (102)
Illinois:

4.8% (274,395)
6:00 a.m. to 6:29 a.m.:
Sparta:

6.9% (135)
Illinois:

9.3% (532,224)
6:30 a.m. to 6:59 a.m.:
Sparta:

15.5% (304)
Illinois:

10.3% (593,196)
7:00 a.m. to 7:29 a.m.:
Sparta:

10.8% (212)
Illinois:

14.1% (808,399)
7:30 a.m. to 7:59 a.m.:
Sparta:

17.5% (344)
Illinois:

14.5% (834,444)
8:00 a.m. to 8:29 a.m.:
Sparta:

8.8% (173)
Illinois:

10.2% (588,282)
8:30 a.m. to 8:59 a.m.:
Sparta:

3.0% (58)
Illinois:

4.6% (266,648)
9:00 a.m. to 9:59 a.m.:
Sparta:

3.1% (60)
Illinois:

4.7% (269,854)
10:00 a.m. to 10:59 a.m.:
Sparta:

1.2% (24)
Illinois:

2.1% (118,418)
11:00 a.m. to 11:59 a.m.:
Sparta:

0.3% (5)
Illinois:

1.0% (59,913)
12:00 p.m. to 3:59 p.m.:
Sparta:

8.7% (170)
Illinois:

7.4% (425,049)
4:00 p.m. to 11:59 p.m.:
Sparta:

11.4% (224)
Illinois:

6.8% (393,506)

Percentage of workers working in this county: 74.5%
Number of people working at home: 59 (3.0% of all workers)

Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,071 (+23.9%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,046 (53.3%)

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2008 (%)

Working at home in 2008 - Sparta

Working at home in 2008 - Illinois

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2008 (%) - Males

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2008 (%) - Females

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2000 (%)

Working at home in 2000 - Sparta

Working at home in 2000 - Illinois

Travel time to work in 2008:
Less than 5 minutes:
Sparta:

8.6% (220)
Illinois:

3.1% (175,898)
    Less than 5 minutes - Males:
    Sparta:

    5.9% (75)
    Illinois:

    2.9% (87,448)
    Less than 5 minutes - Females:
    Sparta:

    11.1% (145)
    Illinois:

    3.3% (88,450)
5 to 9 minutes:
Sparta:

23.4% (600)
Illinois:

9.6% (544,146)
    5 to 9 minutes - Males:
    Sparta:

    29.0% (366)
    Illinois:

    8.7% (261,420)
    5 to 9 minutes - Females:
    Sparta:

    17.9% (234)
    Illinois:

    10.5% (282,726)
10 to 14 minutes:
Sparta:

14.9% (383)
Illinois:

13.0% (739,456)
    10 to 14 minutes - Males:
    Sparta:

    11.4% (144)
    Illinois:

    12.1% (362,923)
    10 to 14 minutes - Females:
    Sparta:

    18.3% (239)
    Illinois:

    14.0% (376,533)
15 to 19 minutes:
Sparta:

12.8% (328)
Illinois:

13.3% (754,504)
    15 to 19 minutes - Males:
    Sparta:

    12.7% (160)
    Illinois:

    12.4% (371,910)
    15 to 19 minutes - Females:
    Sparta:

    12.9% (168)
    Illinois:

    14.2% (382,594)
20 to 24 minutes:
Sparta:

12.8% (328)
Illinois:

12.8% (726,381)
    20 to 24 minutes - Males:
    Sparta:

    8.6% (109)
    Illinois:

    12.5% (375,109)
    20 to 24 minutes - Females:
    Sparta:

    16.8% (219)
    Illinois:

    13.1% (351,272)
25 to 29 minutes:
Sparta:

6.3% (163)
Illinois:

5.4% (308,342)
    25 to 29 minutes - Males:
    Sparta:

    6.8% (86)
    Illinois:

    5.3% (158,820)
    25 to 29 minutes - Females:
    Sparta:

    5.9% (77)
    Illinois:

    5.6% (149,522)
30 to 34 minutes:
Sparta:

5.6% (145)
Illinois:

14.0% (795,472)
    30 to 34 minutes - Males:
    Sparta:

    7.1% (90)
    Illinois:

    14.6% (438,096)
    30 to 34 minutes - Females:
    Sparta:

    4.2% (55)
    Illinois:

    13.3% (357,376)
35 to 39 minutes:
Sparta:

1.9% (50)
Illinois:

3.0% (170,726)
    35 to 39 minutes - Males:
    Sparta:

    2.7% (34)
    Illinois:

    3.1% (94,213)
    35 to 39 minutes - Females:
    Sparta:

    1.2% (16)
    Illinois:

    2.8% (76,513)
40 to 44 minutes:
Sparta:

0.9% (22)
Illinois:

4.7% (269,172)
    40 to 44 minutes - Males:
    Sparta:

    1.0% (13)
    Illinois:

    4.9% (147,218)
    40 to 44 minutes - Females:
    Sparta:

    0.7% (9)
    Illinois:

    4.5% (121,954)
45 to 59 minutes:
Sparta:

5.3% (136)
Illinois:

10.2% (578,079)
    45 to 59 minutes - Males:
    Sparta:

    4.4% (56)
    Illinois:

    11.1% (333,059)
    45 to 59 minutes - Females:
    Sparta:

    6.1% (80)
    Illinois:

    9.1% (245,020)
60 to 89 minutes:
Sparta:

5.3% (136)
Illinois:

7.9% (451,191)
    60 to 89 minutes - Males:
    Sparta:

    6.9% (87)
    Illinois:

    8.9% (266,457)
    60 to 89 minutes - Females:
    Sparta:

    3.8% (49)
    Illinois:

    6.9% (184,734)
90 or more minutes:
Sparta:

2.3% (58)
Illinois:

3.0% (171,697)
    90 or more minutes - Males:
    Sparta:

    3.4% (43)
    Illinois:

    3.3% (99,736)
    90 or more minutes - Females:
    Sparta:

    1.1% (15)
    Illinois:

    2.7% (71,961)
Travel time to work in 2000:
Less than 5 minutes:
Sparta:

11.3% (222)
Illinois:

3.2% (183,600)
5 to 9 minutes:
Sparta:

34.5% (677)
Illinois:

10.2% (587,746)
10 to 14 minutes:
Sparta:

14.5% (284)
Illinois:

12.9% (743,149)
15 to 19 minutes:
Sparta:

6.5% (127)
Illinois:

13.0% (748,578)
20 to 24 minutes:
Sparta:

7.1% (140)
Illinois:

12.2% (703,743)
25 to 29 minutes:
Sparta:

1.9% (38)
Illinois:

5.2% (298,361)
30 to 34 minutes:
Sparta:

6.9% (136)
Illinois:

12.9% (741,188)
35 to 39 minutes:
Sparta:

1.0% (19)
Illinois:

2.9% (165,521)
40 to 44 minutes:
Sparta:

1.2% (24)
Illinois:

4.3% (244,350)
45 to 59 minutes:
Sparta:

5.2% (102)
Illinois:

9.6% (551,290)
60 to 89 minutes:
Sparta:

5.2% (102)
Illinois:

7.5% (432,921)
90 or more minutes:
Sparta:

1.6% (32)
Illinois:

2.9% (168,793)

Travel time to work (in minutes) by means of transportation (%)

Travel time to work by means of transportation:
Less than 30 minutes - public transportation:
Sparta:

68.0% (17)
Illinois:

18.9% (94,082)
Less than 30 minutes - other means:
Sparta:

78.3% (1,471)
Illinois:

62.5% (3,171,095)
30 to 44 minutes - public transportation:
Sparta:

32.0% (8)
Illinois:

26.4% (131,338)
30 to 44 minutes - other means:
Sparta:

9.1% (171)
Illinois:

20.1% (1,019,721)
45 to 59 minutes - other means:
Sparta:

5.4% (102)
Illinois:

9.0% (456,830)
60 or more minutes - other means:
Sparta:

7.1% (134)
Illinois:

8.4% (423,962)

Means of transportation to work in 2008 - Sparta

Means of transportation to work in 2008 - Sparta (Males)

Means of transportation to work in 2008 - Sparta (Females)

Means of transportation to work in 2008 - Illinois

Means of transportation to work in 2008 - Illinois (Males)

Means of transportation to work in 2008 - Illinois (Females)

Means of transportation to work in 2000 - Sparta

Means of transportation to work in 2000 - Illinois

Means of transportation to work in 2008:
Drove car alone:
Sparta:

85.7% (2,213)
Illinois:

73.5% (4,348,084)
    Drove car alone - Males:
    Sparta:

    81.8% (1,039)
    Illinois:

    73.7% (2,296,876)
    Drove car alone - Females:
    Sparta:

    89.4% (1,174)
    Illinois:

    73.2% (2,051,208)
Carpooled:
Sparta:

12.9% (332)
Illinois:

8.9% (525,697)
    Carpooled - Males:
    Sparta:

    15.9% (202)
    Illinois:

    9.1% (282,312)
    Carpooled - Females:
    Sparta:

    9.9% (130)
    Illinois:

    8.7% (243,385)
Walked:
Sparta:

0.5% (12)
Illinois:

3.2% (187,597)
    Walked - Males:
    Sparta:

    0.9% (12)
    Illinois:

    3.2% (100,549)
Other means:
Sparta:

0.5% (12)
Illinois:

1.1% (65,186)
    Other means - Males:
    Sparta:

    0.8% (10)
    Illinois:

    1.2% (38,378)
    Other means - Females:
    Sparta:

    0.2% (2)
    Illinois:

    1.0% (26,808)
Means of transportation to work in 2000:
Drove car alone:
Sparta:

74.4% (1,460)
Illinois:

73.2% (4,207,339)
Carpooled:
Sparta:

18.8% (368)
Illinois:

10.9% (625,411)
Bus or trolley bus:
Sparta:

1.3% (25)
Illinois:

3.6% (207,517)
Motorcycle:
Sparta:

0.5% (9)
Illinois:

0.0% (2,510)
Bicycle:
Sparta:

0.4% (8)
Illinois:

0.3% (18,406)
Walked:
Sparta:

1.7% (33)
Illinois:

3.1% (180,119)

Private vehicle occupancy (%)

Private vehicle occupancy:
Drove alone:
Sparta:

79.9% (1,460)
Illinois:

87.1% (4,207,339)
In 2 person carpool:
Sparta:

16.1% (295)
Illinois:

10.0% (484,652)
In 3 person carpool:
Sparta:

3.1% (56)
Illinois:

1.7% (84,139)
In 4 person carpool:
Sparta:

0.9% (17)
Illinois:

0.6% (30,865)

Class of Workers (%)

Class of Workers (%) - Males

Class of Workers (%) - Females

Class of Workers:
Employee of private company:
Sparta:

67.8% (1,340)
Illinois:

70.3% (4,102,786)
    Employee of private company - Males:
    Sparta:

    69.8% (681)
    Illinois:

    73.5% (2,273,190)
    Employee of private company - Females:
    Sparta:

    65.8% (659)
    Illinois:

    66.8% (1,829,596)
Self-employed in own incorporated business:
Sparta:

2.0% (39)
Illinois:

3.2% (184,981)
    Self-employed in own incorporated business - Males:
    Sparta:

    3.5% (34)
    Illinois:

    4.4% (137,585)
    Self-employed in own incorporated business - Females:
    Sparta:

    0.5% (5)
    Illinois:

    1.7% (47,396)
Private not-for-profit wage and salary workers:
Sparta:

8.2% (162)
Illinois:

8.3% (484,163)
    Private not-for-profit wage and salary workers - Males:
    Sparta:

    6.6% (64)
    Illinois:

    4.9% (152,256)
    Private not-for-profit wage and salary workers - Females:
    Sparta:

    9.8% (98)
    Illinois:

    12.1% (331,907)
Local government workers:
Sparta:

8.1% (160)
Illinois:

6.8% (395,132)
    Local government workers - Males:
    Sparta:

    5.1% (50)
    Illinois:

    5.6% (174,192)
    Local government workers - Females:
    Sparta:

    11.0% (110)
    Illinois:

    8.1% (220,940)
State government workers:
Sparta:

4.2% (83)
Illinois:

3.8% (220,995)
    State government workers - Males:
    Sparta:

    3.7% (36)
    Illinois:

    3.1% (96,283)
    State government workers - Females:
    Sparta:

    4.7% (47)
    Illinois:

    4.6% (124,712)
Federal government workers:
Sparta:

1.2% (23)
Illinois:

2.1% (121,776)
    Federal government workers - Males:
    Sparta:

    1.4% (14)
    Illinois:

    2.0% (63,146)
    Federal government workers - Females:
    Sparta:

    0.9% (9)
    Illinois:

    2.1% (58,630)
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business:
Sparta:

7.8% (155)
Illinois:

5.3% (307,691)
    Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business - Males:
    Sparta:

    8.9% (87)
    Illinois:

    6.1% (189,063)
    Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business - Females:
    Sparta:

    6.8% (68)
    Illinois:

    4.3% (118,628)
Unpaid family workers:
Sparta:

0.8% (15)
Illinois:

0.3% (15,661)
    Unpaid family workers - Males:
    Sparta:

    1.0% (10)
    Illinois:

    0.2% (7,451)
    Unpaid family workers - Females:
    Sparta:

    0.5% (5)
    Illinois:

    0.3% (8,210)


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