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Demographics

People

Total Population4,378
Male Share of the Population46.9%
Female Share of the Population53.1%
Senior Citizens17.9%
Employed Population 16+2,071
Age of the Population41

Families

% of people married33.3%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher14.6%
Median Earnings25+$29,287
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$32,500
Median Earnings With High School Degree$25,750

Wealth

Median Family Income$51,161
% Above Poverty Level79.3%
% Below Poverty Level20.7%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time22 minutes
% Working from Home1.1%
% Walking and Biking to Work4.2%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone36.9%
Median Gross Rent$609
Median House Value$77,900

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)30.6%
German27.6%
Irish8.9%
English4.2%
Polish2.1%
Scottish1%
African0.5%
Italian0.5%
Norwegian0.5%
French Except Basque0.5%
Austrian0.4%
Welsh0.3%
Canadian0.2%
Swiss0.2%
Croatian0.2%
Dutch0.2%
Czech0.2%
Hungarian0.2%
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Sparta Almanac

CategoryValue
County Randolph County
Standard Zip Codes62286
Phone Area Codes618
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude38.15
Approximate Longitude-89.71

Sparta Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

StationSPARTA 1 W
Distance0.9 miles
Jan Temp20 to 38 F
Apr Temp43 to 66 F
Jul Temp67 to 88 F
Oct Temp45 to 69 F
Annual Precip42.7 inches
StationKASKASKIA RIV NAV LOCK
Distance16.6 miles
Jan Temp22 to 39 F
Apr Temp45 to 68 F
Jul Temp68 to 91 F
Oct Temp46 to 71 F
Annual Precip39.6 inches
StationWATERLOO
Distance28.4 miles
Jan Temp20 to 38 F
Apr Temp45 to 66 F
Jul Temp68 to 89 F
Oct Temp47 to 69 F
Annual Precip42.1 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Baldwin328$53,125
Coulterville934$51,406
Percy803$41,103

Sparta Public Libraries

Sparta Public Library
211 WEST BROADWAY STREET
Sparta, Illinois
(618) 443-5014

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Sparta Hospitals

Sparta Community Hospital
(Government - District/authority)
818 E Broadway
(618) 443-2177

Sparta Public Schools

Sparta High School
205 W Hood St
ZIP: 62286
(618) 443-4341
High
Total Enrollment 356
Sparta Primary Attendance Center
119 Legion Dr
ZIP: 62286
(618) 443-5331
Sparta-lincoln Middle School
203a Dean Ave
ZIP: 62286
(618) 443-5331
Primary
Total Enrollment 771
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