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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 (%)

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 (%)

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 supervisors and laborers and material movers, hand0.2%
(4)
0.4%
(4)
0.0%
(0)

Unemployment in Sparta

  • Unemployment by race in 2012
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 7.8%Males
  • 5.6%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 41.9%Males
  • 10.8%Females
  • Unemployment by race in 2000
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 6.3%Males
  • 4.3%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 5.8%Males
  • 9.9%Females

Means of transportation to work

Time Leaving Home To Go To Work in 2009 (%)

12:00 a.m. to 4:59 a.m.:
Sparta:

0.5% (9)
Illinois:

4.3% (245,335)
5:00 a.m. to 5:29 a.m.:
Sparta:

4.1% (73)
Illinois:

4.2% (238,468)
5:30 a.m. to 5:59 a.m.:
Sparta:

3.6% (64)
Illinois:

5.3% (303,718)
6:00 a.m. to 6:29 a.m.:
Sparta:

7.6% (136)
Illinois:

9.7% (554,662)
6:30 a.m. to 6:59 a.m.:
Sparta:

11.4% (205)
Illinois:

10.3% (589,692)
7:00 a.m. to 7:29 a.m.:
Sparta:

15.0% (271)
Illinois:

14.1% (805,233)
7:30 a.m. to 7:59 a.m.:
Sparta:

11.5% (207)
Illinois:

12.3% (706,672)
8:00 a.m. to 8:29 a.m.:
Sparta:

5.9% (106)
Illinois:

10.5% (603,690)
8:30 a.m. to 8:59 a.m.:
Sparta:

4.5% (80)
Illinois:

5.0% (284,951)
9:00 a.m. to 9:59 a.m.:
Sparta:

6.3% (113)
Illinois:

5.4% (309,913)
10:00 a.m. to 10:59 a.m.:
Sparta:

4.8% (87)
Illinois:

2.5% (144,515)
12:00 p.m. to 3:59 p.m.:
Sparta:

15.7% (282)
Illinois:

8.1% (465,087)
4:00 p.m. to 11:59 p.m.:
Sparta:

9.1% (163)
Illinois:

7.0% (403,413)

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)

Time Leaving Home To Go To Work in 2009 (%) - Males

    12:00 a.m. to 4:59 a.m. - Males:
    Sparta:

    0.9% (9)
    Illinois:

    5.7% (174,371)
    5:00 a.m. to 5:29 a.m. - Males:
    Sparta:

    6.5% (65)
    Illinois:

    5.6% (170,685)
    5:30 a.m. to 5:59 a.m. - Males:
    Sparta:

    4.6% (46)
    Illinois:

    6.7% (205,601)
    6:00 a.m. to 6:29 a.m. - Males:
    Sparta:

    10.6% (107)
    Illinois:

    11.6% (355,391)
    6:30 a.m. to 6:59 a.m. - Males:
    Sparta:

    9.5% (96)
    Illinois:

    10.9% (332,482)
    7:00 a.m. to 7:29 a.m. - Males:
    Sparta:

    15.6% (157)
    Illinois:

    13.4% (409,631)
    7:30 a.m. to 7:59 a.m. - Males:
    Sparta:

    12.5% (126)
    Illinois:

    10.1% (308,630)
    8:00 a.m. to 8:29 a.m. - Males:
    Sparta:

    5.2% (52)
    Illinois:

    9.1% (278,580)
    8:30 a.m. to 8:59 a.m. - Males:
    Sparta:

    3.1% (31)
    Illinois:

    3.8% (116,016)
    10:00 a.m. to 10:59 a.m. - Males:
    Sparta:

    1.9% (19)
    Illinois:

    2.2% (66,847)
    12:00 p.m. to 3:59 p.m. - Males:
    Sparta:

    20.0% (202)
    Illinois:

    8.1% (246,930)
    4:00 p.m. to 11:59 p.m. - Males:
    Sparta:

    9.4% (95)
    Illinois:

    7.2% (220,091)

Time Leaving Home To Go To Work in 2009 (%) - Females

    5:00 a.m. to 5:29 a.m. - Females:
    Sparta:

    0.9% (7)
    Illinois:

    2.5% (67,783)
    5:30 a.m. to 5:59 a.m. - Females:
    Sparta:

    2.3% (18)
    Illinois:

    3.7% (98,117)
    6:00 a.m. to 6:29 a.m. - Females:
    Sparta:

    3.6% (28)
    Illinois:

    7.5% (199,271)
    6:30 a.m. to 6:59 a.m. - Females:
    Sparta:

    14.0% (110)
    Illinois:

    9.6% (257,210)
    7:00 a.m. to 7:29 a.m. - Females:
    Sparta:

    14.3% (112)
    Illinois:

    14.8% (395,602)
    7:30 a.m. to 7:59 a.m. - Females:
    Sparta:

    10.3% (81)
    Illinois:

    14.9% (398,042)
    8:00 a.m. to 8:29 a.m. - Females:
    Sparta:

    6.9% (54)
    Illinois:

    12.2% (325,110)
    8:30 a.m. to 8:59 a.m. - Females:
    Sparta:

    6.3% (49)
    Illinois:

    6.3% (168,935)
    9:00 a.m. to 9:59 a.m. - Females:
    Sparta:

    14.3% (112)
    Illinois:

    6.3% (168,118)
    10:00 a.m. to 10:59 a.m. - Females:
    Sparta:

    8.7% (68)
    Illinois:

    2.9% (77,668)
    12:00 p.m. to 3:59 p.m. - Females:
    Sparta:

    10.0% (79)
    Illinois:

    8.2% (218,157)
    4:00 p.m. to 11:59 p.m. - Females:
    Sparta:

    8.7% (68)
    Illinois:

    6.9% (183,322)

Travel time to work

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 to work (in minutes) 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)

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2009 (%)

Working at home in 2009 - Sparta

Working at home in 2009 - Illinois

Less than 5 minutes:
Sparta:

8.0% (204)
Illinois:

3.3% (189,405)
5 to 9 minutes:
Sparta:

22.3% (570)
Illinois:

10.0% (572,516)
10 to 14 minutes:
Sparta:

15.1% (385)
Illinois:

12.9% (736,104)
15 to 19 minutes:
Sparta:

13.0% (333)
Illinois:

13.0% (743,380)
20 to 24 minutes:
Sparta:

12.8% (328)
Illinois:

12.7% (726,796)
25 to 29 minutes:
Sparta:

6.3% (160)
Illinois:

5.5% (314,684)
30 to 34 minutes:
Sparta:

5.8% (149)
Illinois:

13.5% (774,472)
35 to 39 minutes:
Sparta:

1.9% (49)
Illinois:

3.0% (172,919)
40 to 44 minutes:
Sparta:

0.9% (22)
Illinois:

4.6% (264,337)
45 to 59 minutes:
Sparta:

5.5% (139)
Illinois:

9.9% (564,146)
60 to 89 minutes:
Sparta:

5.0% (127)
Illinois:

8.5% (483,184)
90 or more minutes:
Sparta:

2.2% (57)
Illinois:

3.1% (176,076)

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

Working at home in 2000 - Sparta

Working at home in 2000 - Illinois

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 (in minutes) to work in 2009 (%) - Males

    Less than 5 minutes - Males:
    Sparta:

    5.5% (68)
    Illinois:

    3.1% (95,918)
    5 to 9 minutes - Males:
    Sparta:

    28.3% (350)
    Illinois:

    8.9% (273,203)
    10 to 14 minutes - Males:
    Sparta:

    11.7% (144)
    Illinois:

    11.8% (362,283)
    15 to 19 minutes - Males:
    Sparta:

    12.8% (158)
    Illinois:

    12.3% (375,926)
    20 to 24 minutes - Males:
    Sparta:

    8.7% (108)
    Illinois:

    12.4% (379,361)
    25 to 29 minutes - Males:
    Sparta:

    6.6% (82)
    Illinois:

    5.5% (167,034)
    30 to 34 minutes - Males:
    Sparta:

    7.4% (91)
    Illinois:

    14.2% (433,596)
    35 to 39 minutes - Males:
    Sparta:

    2.6% (33)
    Illinois:

    3.2% (98,507)
    40 to 44 minutes - Males:
    Sparta:

    1.0% (13)
    Illinois:

    5.0% (151,985)
    45 to 59 minutes - Males:
    Sparta:

    4.6% (57)
    Illinois:

    10.7% (328,695)
    60 to 89 minutes - Males:
    Sparta:

    6.5% (80)
    Illinois:

    9.4% (289,366)
    90 or more minutes - Males:
    Sparta:

    3.3% (40)
    Illinois:

    3.5% (106,283)

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2009 (%) - Females

    Less than 5 minutes - Females:
    Sparta:

    10.4% (137)
    Illinois:

    3.5% (93,487)
    5 to 9 minutes - Females:
    Sparta:

    16.7% (221)
    Illinois:

    11.3% (299,313)
    10 to 14 minutes - Females:
    Sparta:

    18.2% (241)
    Illinois:

    14.1% (373,821)
    15 to 19 minutes - Females:
    Sparta:

    13.2% (175)
    Illinois:

    13.8% (367,454)
    20 to 24 minutes - Females:
    Sparta:

    16.7% (221)
    Illinois:

    13.1% (347,435)
    25 to 29 minutes - Females:
    Sparta:

    5.9% (78)
    Illinois:

    5.6% (147,650)
    30 to 34 minutes - Females:
    Sparta:

    4.4% (58)
    Illinois:

    12.8% (340,876)
    35 to 39 minutes - Females:
    Sparta:

    1.2% (16)
    Illinois:

    2.8% (74,412)
    40 to 44 minutes - Females:
    Sparta:

    0.7% (10)
    Illinois:

    4.2% (112,352)
    45 to 59 minutes - Females:
    Sparta:

    6.3% (83)
    Illinois:

    8.9% (235,451)
    60 to 89 minutes - Females:
    Sparta:

    3.5% (47)
    Illinois:

    7.3% (193,818)
    90 or more minutes - Females:
    Sparta:

    1.2% (15)
    Illinois:

    2.6% (69,793)

Means of transportation to work

Means of transportation to work in 2009 - Sparta

Means of transportation to work in 2009 - Illinois

Drove car alone:
Sparta:

85.8% (2,206)
Illinois:

73.4% (4,361,569)
Carpooled:
Sparta:

12.3% (317)
Illinois:

9.3% (549,724)
Walked:
Sparta:

0.5% (12)
Illinois:

3.1% (183,985)
Other means:
Sparta:

0.5% (12)
Illinois:

1.1% (63,546)

Means of transportation to work in 2000 - Sparta

Means of transportation to work in 2000 - Illinois

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)

Means of transportation to work in 2009 - Sparta (Males)

Means of transportation to work in 2009 - Illinois (Males)

    Drove car alone - Males:
    Sparta:

    81.6% (1,017)
    Illinois:

    73.8% (2,346,141)
    Carpooled - Males:
    Sparta:

    15.3% (190)
    Illinois:

    9.4% (299,532)
    Walked - Males:
    Sparta:

    1.0% (12)
    Illinois:

    3.1% (96,981)
    Other means - Males:
    Sparta:

    0.8% (10)
    Illinois:

    1.2% (39,034)

Means of transportation to work in 2009 - Sparta (Females)

Means of transportation to work in 2009Travel time to work - Illinois (Females)

    Drove car alone - Females:
    Sparta:

    89.9% (1,195)
    Illinois:

    72.9% (2,015,428)
    Carpooled - Females:
    Sparta:

    9.5% (126)
    Illinois:

    9.0% (250,192)
    Other means - Females:
    Sparta:

    0.2% (2)
    Illinois:

    0.9% (24,512)

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 (%)

Employee of private company:
Sparta:

67.8% (1,340)
Illinois:

70.3% (4,102,786)
Self-employed in own incorporated business:
Sparta:

2.0% (39)
Illinois:

3.2% (184,981)
Private not-for-profit wage and salary workers:
Sparta:

8.2% (162)
Illinois:

8.3% (484,163)
Local government workers:
Sparta:

8.1% (160)
Illinois:

6.8% (395,132)
State government workers:
Sparta:

4.2% (83)
Illinois:

3.8% (220,995)
Federal government workers:
Sparta:

1.2% (23)
Illinois:

2.1% (121,776)
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business:
Sparta:

7.8% (155)
Illinois:

5.3% (307,691)
Unpaid family workers:
Sparta:

0.8% (15)
Illinois:

0.3% (15,661)

Class of Workers (%) - Males

Employee of private company - Males:
Sparta:

69.8% (681)
Illinois:

73.5% (2,273,190)
Self-employed in own incorporated business - Males:
Sparta:

3.5% (34)
Illinois:

4.4% (137,585)
Private not-for-profit wage and salary workers - Males:
Sparta:

6.6% (64)
Illinois:

4.9% (152,256)
Local government workers - Males:
Sparta:

5.1% (50)
Illinois:

5.6% (174,192)
State government workers - Males:
Sparta:

3.7% (36)
Illinois:

3.1% (96,283)
Federal government workers - Males:
Sparta:

1.4% (14)
Illinois:

2.0% (63,146)
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business - Males:
Sparta:

8.9% (87)
Illinois:

6.1% (189,063)
Unpaid family workers - Males:
Sparta:

1.0% (10)
Illinois:

0.2% (7,451)

Class of Workers (%) - Females

Employee of private company - Females:
Sparta:

65.8% (659)
Illinois:

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

0.5% (5)
Illinois:

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

9.8% (98)
Illinois:

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

11.0% (110)
Illinois:

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

4.7% (47)
Illinois:

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

0.9% (9)
Illinois:

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

6.8% (68)
Illinois:

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

0.5% (5)
Illinois:

0.3% (8,210)
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