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Demographics Analysis

The people of Sparta City, Illinois give the community character. This place is unique because of factors such as population size / density, ethnic background, ratio of males to females, and average age.

Population By Sex By Age
(Sparta City, Illinois)

Male:

Under 5 years : 72

5 to 9 years : 110

10 to 14 years : 68

15 to 17 years : 71

18 and 19 years : 31

20 years : 12

21 years : 12

22 to 24 years : 160

25 to 29 years : 202

30 to 34 years : 160

35 to 39 years : 79

40 to 44 years : 51

45 to 49 years : 117

50 to 54 years : 225

55 to 59 years : 98

60 and 61 years : 70

62 to 64 years : 39

65 and 66 years : 6

67 to 69 years : 75

70 to 74 years : 79

75 to 79 years : 85

80 to 84 years : 45

85 years and over : 52

Female:

Under 5 years : 102

5 to 9 years : 153

10 to 14 years : 240

15 to 17 years : 55

18 and 19 years : 53

20 years : 95

21 years : 0

22 to 24 years : 47

25 to 29 years : 159

30 to 34 years : 125

35 to 39 years : 53

40 to 44 years : 175

45 to 49 years : 195

50 to 54 years : 170

55 to 59 years : 96

60 and 61 years : 55

62 to 64 years : 54

65 and 66 years : 42

67 to 69 years : 116

70 to 74 years : 141

75 to 79 years : 116

80 to 84 years : 96

85 years and over : 105


(updated 2009)



Population By Ancestry
(Sparta City, Illinois)

Ancestry specified:

Single ancestry : 2,207

Multiple ancestry : 1,251

Ancestry not specified:

Ancestry unclassified : 18

Ancestry not reported : 886


(updated 2009)



Population By Citizen Status In The United States
(Sparta City, Illinois)

U.S. citizen, born in the United States : 4,302

U.S. citizen, born in Puerto Rico or U.S. Island Areas : 0

U.S. citizen, born abroad of American parent(s) : 11

U.S. citizen by naturalization : 36

Not a U.S. citizen : 13


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Age
(Sparta City, Illinois)

Total:

Under 5 years : 174

5 to 17 years : 697

18 to 24 years : 410

25 to 34 years : 646

35 to 44 years : 358

45 to 54 years : 707

55 to 59 years : 194

60 and 61 years : 125

62 to 64 years : 93

65 to 74 years : 459

75 years and over : 499

Born in state of residence:

Under 5 years : 162

5 to 17 years : 592

18 to 24 years : 345

25 to 34 years : 569

35 to 44 years : 274

45 to 54 years : 542

55 to 59 years : 151

60 and 61 years : 114

62 to 64 years : 72

65 to 74 years : 259

75 years and over : 352

Born in other state in the United States:

Under 5 years : 12

5 to 17 years : 105

18 to 24 years : 52

25 to 34 years : 66

35 to 44 years : 84

45 to 54 years : 156

55 to 59 years : 43

60 and 61 years : 11

62 to 64 years : 21

65 to 74 years : 173

75 years and over : 147

Native, born outside the United States:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 0

18 to 24 years : 0

25 to 34 years : 11

35 to 44 years : 0

45 to 54 years : 0

55 to 59 years : 0

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 0

65 to 74 years : 0

75 years and over : 0

Foreign born:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 0

18 to 24 years : 13

25 to 34 years : 0

35 to 44 years : 0

45 to 54 years : 9

55 to 59 years : 0

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 0

65 to 74 years : 27

75 years and over : 0


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Sex
(Sparta City, Illinois)

Born in state of residence:

Male : 1,592

Female : 1,840

Born in other state in the United States:

Male : 314

Female : 556

Native: born outside the United States:

Male : 0

Female : 11

Foreign born:

Male : 13

Female : 36


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Race
(Sparta City, Illinois)

Born in state of residence : 2,917

Born in other state in the United States : 718

Native: born outside the United States : 11

Foreign born : 49


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Marital Status
(Sparta City, Illinois)

Born in state of residence:

Never married : 679

Now married, except separated : 1,510

Divorced : 326

Separated : 27

Widowed : 230

Born in other state in the United States:

Never married : 136

Now married, except separated : 406

Divorced : 103

Separated : 24

Widowed : 116

Native: born outside the United States:

Never married : 0

Now married, except separated : 0

Divorced : 11

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0

Foreign born:

Never married : 13

Now married, except separated : 0

Divorced : 9

Separated : 0

Widowed : 27


(updated 2009)



Language Spoken At Home By Ability To Speak English (Population Of 5 Years and Older)
(Sparta City, Illinois)

Speak only English : 4,096

Spanish or Spanish Creole:

Speak English "very well" : 12

Speak English less than "very well" : 26

German:

Speak English "very well" : 10

Speak English less than "very well" : 8

Polish:

Speak English "very well" : 9

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Other Indo-European languages:

Speak English "very well" : 27

Speak English less than "very well" : 0


(updated 2009)



Ancestries in Sparta City, Illinois

  • German: 1,159   (29.8%)
  • Other Groups: 711   (18.3%)
  • Irish: 538   (13.8%)
  • English: 399   (10.3%)
  • United States Or American: 277   (7.1%)
  • Scotch-irish: 192   (4.9%)
  • Italian: 181   (4.7%)
  • French (except Basque): 136   (3.5%)
  • Subsaharan African: 74   (1.9%)
  • Scottish: 69   (1.8%)
  • Polish: 22   (0.6%)
  • Czech: 16   (0.4%)
  • Scandinavian: 14   (0.4%)
  • Dutch: 14   (0.4%)
  • British: 11   (0.3%)
  • Czechoslovakian: 9   (0.2%)
  • Bulgarian: 9   (0.2%)
  • Greek: 8   (0.2%)
  • Pennsylvania German: 8   (0.2%)
  • Norwegian: 8   (0.2%)
  • European: 7   (0.2%)
  • Swedish: 7   (0.2%)
  • Welsh: 7   (0.2%)
  • Swiss: 7   (0.2%)
  • Slovak: 5   (0.1%)

(updated 2010)



Total Population In Sparta City, Illinois is 4,362



(updated 2009)



Male Population in Sparta City, Illinois: 1,919
Female Population in Sparta City, Illinois: 2,443


(updated 2013)



Median Male Resident Age in Sparta City, Illinois: 38.9
Median Female Resident Age in Sparta City, Illinois: 43.9


(updated 2013)



Median Age in the State of Illinois is 37


(updated 2010)



Median Age By Sex in Sparta City, Illinois


White


Both sexes

45.1

Male

44.7

Female

45.7

Black or African American


Both sexes

27.6

Male

29.3

Female

26.0

American Indian and Alaska Native


Both sexes

45.0

Male

52.5

Female

40.5

Asian


Both sexes

39.3

Male

42.8

Female

35.3

Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander


Both sexes

23.5

Male

0.0

Female

23.5

Other


Both sexes

8.5

Male

19.0

Female

8.5

Two or More Races


Both sexes

14.0

Male

10.5

Female

19.3

Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

27.5

Male

21.5

Female

31.3

White / Not Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

45.4

Male

45.0

Female

45.9


(updated 2010)



Races in Sparta City, Illinois


  • White: 3,695
  • African American: 509
  • American Indian: 57
  • Asian: 0
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 85
  • Some Other Race: 0
  • Two or More Races: 16



(updated 2013)













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Education Analysis

The amount of education a person receives can deeply affect their lives. The amount of education Sparta City, Illinois citizens receive, averaged as group, may also affect the community.

Education Level of Population 25 Years and Over in Sparta City, Illinois

Male


  • No Schooling Completed: 6   (0.47%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 30   (2.35%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 50   (3.92%)
  • 9th Grade: 31   (2.43%)
  • 10th Grade: 47   (3.68%)
  • 11th Grade: 75   (5.88%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 17   (1.33%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 500   (39.18%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 88   (6.9%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 208   (16.3%)
  • Associate Degree: 99   (7.76%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 57   (4.47%)
  • Master's Degree: 53   (4.15%)
  • Professional School Degree: 15   (1.18%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 0   (0%)

Female


  • No Schooling Completed: 6   (0.37%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 99   (6.07%)
  • 9th Grade: 36   (2.21%)
  • 10th Grade: 62   (3.8%)
  • 11th Grade: 27   (1.65%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 24   (1.47%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 681   (41.73%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 151   (9.25%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 228   (13.97%)
  • Associate Degree: 81   (4.96%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 162   (9.93%)
  • Master's Degree: 59   (3.62%)
  • Professional School Degree: 16   (0.98%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 0   (0%)


(updated 2010)





Largest School Agency's In Sparta City, Illinois

  • Sparta Cusd 140


    ( Grades: K-12, Location: 203b Dean Ave, Sparta, IL 62286, Phone: (618) 443-5331, Students: 1,529 )

Largest Elementary & Middle Schools (Public) In Sparta City, Illinois

  • Sparta-lincoln Middle School


    ( Grades: 4-8, Location: 203a Dean Ave, Sparta, IL 62286, Phone: (618) 443-5331, Students: 462 )

  • Sparta Primary Attendance Center


    ( Grades: K-3, Location: 119 Legion Dr, Sparta, IL 62286, Phone: (618) 443-5331, Students: 398 )

Largest High Schools (Public) In Sparta City, Illinois

  • Sparta High School


    ( Grades: 9-12, Location: 205 W Hood St, Sparta, IL 62286, Phone: (618) 443-4341, Students: 455 )

Public Libraries (Central) In Sparta City, Illinois

  • Sparta Public Library


    211 West Broadway Street, Sparta, IL 62286

(updated 2012)



Museums Near Sparta City, Illinois


  • Alleghany Historical Genealogical Society Inc


    Po Box 817, Sparta, NC 28675

  • Bon Air Mountain Historical Society


    261 Johnnie Mcbride Rd, Sparta, TN 38583

  • Deke Slayton Memorial Space & Bicycle Museum


    200 W Main St, Sparta, WI 54656
    http://www.dekeslayton.com

  • Monroe County Historical Society Inc


    Po Box 422, Sparta, WI 54656

  • Preservation America


    7342 Linton Rd, Sparta, GA 31087

  • Sparta Historical Society Inc


    Po Bosx 312, Sparta, NJ 07871

  • Sparta Teapot Museum


    115 Atwood St, Sparta, NC 28675

  • Sparta Township Historical


    71 N Union St, Sparta, MI 49345

  • The Little Falls Railroad And Doll Museum Ltd


    9208 Cty Hwy I I, Sparta, WI 54656
    http://www.raildoll.org

  • The Misselhorn Foundation And Art Gallery


    611 West 2nd, Sparta, IL 62286

  • White County Genealogical- Historical Society


    1 E Bockman Way Room 304, Sparta, TN 38583

  • Wisconsin Federation Of Museums Ltd


    Po Box 133, Sparta, WI 54656
    http://www.wisconsinmuseums.org

(updated 2014)



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Geography Analysis

The actual land features relating to Sparta City, Illinois affect how people live their lives. Natural features such as oceans, mountains, lakes, plains, and deserts all make a difference in the lives of individuals. The types of housing, heating fuels, and transportation infrastructure are largely influenced by the geography of Sparta City, Illinois.

Area Features of Sparta City, Illinois


Airport


(1) Korando Airport Historical   (2) Sparta Community Airport-hunter Field  

Building


(1) Medstar Ambulance   (2) Misselhorn Art Museum   (3) Sparta Fire Department Station 1   (4) Sparta Fire Department Station 2   (5) Sparta Public Library  

Cemetery


(1) Caledonia Cemetery   (2) Lively Cemetery   (3) Union Cemetery  

Church


(1) Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church   (2) Church Of God In Christ   (3) Church Of The Nazarene   (4) Fairview Church   (5) First Baptist Church   (6) First Freewill Baptist Church   (7) First Reformed Presbyterian Church   (8) First United Methodist Church   (9) Gospel Chapel Hall   (10) Our Lady Of Lourdes Roman Catholic Church   (11) Road To Life Church   (12) Saint John Lutheran Church   (13) Sparta Reformed Presbyterian Church   (14) Trinity United Presbyterian Church  

Civil


(1) City Of Sparta   (2) Sparta Election Precinct  

Dam


(1) Langford Pond Dam   (2) New City Reservoir Dam   (3) Old City Reservoir Dam  

Hospital


(1) Sparta Community Hospital  

Locale


(1) Sparta Country Club  

Park


(1) Brown-stevenson City Park   (2) Sparta Historic District   (3) Tom Reid Park  

Populated Place


(1) Eden   (2) Park Estates Mobile Home Park   (3) Schuline   (4) Sparta  

Post Office


(1) Sparta Post Office  

Reservoir


(1) Langford Pond   (2) New City Reservoir   (3) Old City Reservoir  

School


(1) Amity School Historical   (2) Brick School Historical   (3) Charter Oak School Historical   (4) Concord School Historical   (5) Goddard School Historical   (6) Hayes School Historical   (7) Jollity School Historical   (8) Lebanon School Historical   (9) Mcclinton School Historical   (10) Plum Creek School Historical   (11) Salem School Historical   (12) Sparta High School   (13) Sparta Primary Attendance Center   (14) Sparta-lincoln Attendence Center  

Stream


(1) Maxwell Creek  

Tower


(1) Whco-am Sparta  


(updated 2014)



Zip Codes in Sparta City, Illinois

62286 (pop. 6,408)


Cities Nearby Sparta City, Illinois

Sparta Precinct, IL  (pop. 5,417) 0.6 Miles
Central Precinct, IL  (pop. 385) 3.9 Miles
Tilden Precinct, IL  (pop. 940) 5.1 Miles
Tilden Village, IL  (pop. 709) 6.0 Miles
Blair Precinct, IL  (pop. 344) 6.1 Miles
Coulterville Precinct, IL  (pop. 1,495) 6.3 Miles
Coulterville Village, IL  (pop. 1,022) 6.7 Miles
Baldwin Precinct, IL  (pop. 1,012) 7.6 Miles
Baldwin Village, IL  (pop. 421) 8.5 Miles
Marissa Village, IL  (pop. 1,998) 8.5 Miles



Area Code(s) in Sparta City, Illinois

618



Elevation in Sparta City, Illinois is 509.0 ft. (155.0 meters)





Latitude/Longitude of Sparta City, Illinois

Lat: 38.128152 N        Long: -89.706070 W



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Economic Analysis

People and the communities they live in depend on money. The people of Sparta City, Illinois need food, shelter, clothing, and medical care. Business formation and job creation are essential to this community. Money sustains infrastructure such as roads and airports as well as human resources including fire rescue and police protection.

Energy Costs In Illinois

    Residential
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Commercial
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Industrial
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Other
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Transportation
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Total
(cents per
kilowatthour)
1990              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 9.92 7.77 5.40 6.70 0.00 7.49
  Total Electric Industry 9.92 7.77 5.40 6.70 0.00 7.49
1991              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 9.87 7.95 5.49 6.84 0.00 7.63
  Total Electric Industry 9.87 7.95 5.49 6.84 0.00 7.63
1992              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 10.29 8.09 5.47 6.93 0.00 7.69
  Total Electric Industry 10.29 8.09 5.47 6.93 0.00 7.69
1993              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 10.28 8.00 5.45 7.03 0.00 7.75
  Total Electric Industry 10.28 8.00 5.45 7.03 0.00 7.75
1994              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 9.98 7.68 5.18 6.47 0.00 7.41
  Total Electric Industry 9.98 7.68 5.18 6.47 0.00 7.41
1995              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 10.37 7.88 5.27 6.80 0.00 7.69
  Total Electric Industry 10.37 7.88 5.27 6.80 0.00 7.69
1996              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 10.34 7.97 5.24 6.84 0.00 7.69
  Total Electric Industry 10.34 7.97 5.24 6.84 0.00 7.69
1997              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 10.43 7.93 5.29 6.84 0.00 7.71
  Total Electric Industry 10.43 7.93 5.29 6.84 0.00 7.71
1998              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 9.85 7.77 5.11 6.80 0.00 7.46
  Total Electric Industry 9.85 7.77 5.11 6.80 0.00 7.46
1999              
  Energy-Only Providers 5.00 2.42 2.14 0.00 0.00 2.23
  Full-Service Providers 8.83 7.39 5.02 5.95 0.00 6.98
  Total Electric Industry 8.83 7.38 4.99 5.95 0.00 6.96
2000              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 5.49 6.92 0.00 0.00 6.28
  Full-Service Providers 8.83 7.53 4.76 5.55 0.00 6.99
  Total Electric Industry 8.83 7.31 4.99 5.63 0.00 6.94
2001              
  Delivery-Only Service 0.00 1.71 0.95 1.48 0.00 1.29
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 4.60 4.18 4.49 0.00 4.37
  Full-Service Providers 8.71 7.51 4.57 6.48 0.00 7.02
  Total Electric Industry 8.71 7.40 4.65 6.37 0.00 6.90
2002              
  Delivery-Only Service 0.00 2.57 1.62 3.08 0.00 2.02
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 5.69 3.67 3.97 0.00 4.37
  Full-Service Providers 8.39 7.41 4.75 5.76 0.00 7.01
  Total Electric Industry 8.39 7.52 4.89 5.88 0.00 6.94
2003              
  Delivery-Only Service 0.00 2.30 1.44 0.00 0.00 1.73
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 4.70 3.67 0.00 0.00 4.02
  Full-Service Providers 8.38 7.35 4.74 0.00 5.87 7.07
  Total Electric Industry 8.38 7.30 4.86 0.00 5.87 6.86
2004              
  Delivery-Only Service 0.00 1.81 1.11 0.00 0.00 1.40
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 4.15 3.70 0.00 0.00 3.89
  Full-Service Providers 8.37 8.03 4.57 0.00 5.70 7.16
  Total Electric Industry 8.37 7.54 4.65 0.00 5.70 6.80
2005              
  Delivery-Only Service 0.00 1.66 0.89 0.00 0.00 1.25
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 4.21 3.74 0.00 0.00 3.95
  Full-Service Providers 8.34 8.41 4.60 0.00 5.61 7.37
  Total Electric Industry 8.34 7.75 4.61 0.00 5.61 6.95
2006              
  Delivery-Only Service 0.00 1.54 0.88 0.00 0.00 1.21
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 4.60 4.35 0.00 0.00 4.47
  Full-Service Providers 8.42 8.59 4.46 0.00 5.59 7.38
  Total Electric Industry 8.42 7.95 4.69 0.00 5.59 7.07

(updated 2006)



Time Leaving to Work in Sparta City, Illinois

12:00 A.M. TO 4:59 A.M.   : 43   (2.3%)
5:00 A.M. TO 5:29 A.M.   : 49   (2.6%)
5:30 A.M. TO 5:59 A.M.   : 102   (5.4%)
6:00 A.M. TO 6:29 A.M.   : 135   (7.1%)
6:30 A.M. TO 6:59 A.M.   : 304   (16.0%)
7:00 A.M. TO 7:29 A.M.   : 212   (11.1%)
7:30 A.M. TO 7:59 A.M.   : 344   (18.1%)
8:00 A.M. TO 8:29 A.M.   : 173   (9.1%)
8:30 A.M. TO 8:59 A.M.   : 58   (3.0%)
9:00 A.M. TO 9:59 A.M.   : 60   (3.2%)
10:00 A.M. TO 10:59 A.M.   : 24   (1.3%)
11:00 A.M. TO 11:59 A.M.   : 5   (0.3%)
12:00 P.M. TO 3:59 P.M.   : 170   (8.9%)
4:00 P.M. TO 11:59 P.M.   : 224   (11.8%)


(updated 2010)



Means Of Transportation
(Sparta City, Illinois)

Car, truck, or van:

Drove alone : 1,539

Carpooled:

In 2-person carpool : 222

In 3-person carpool : 10

In 4-person carpool : 0

In 5- or 6-person carpool : 0

In 7-or-more-person carpool : 0

Public transportation (excluding taxicab):

Bus or trolley bus : 0

Streetcar or trolley car (carro publico in Puerto Rico) : 0

Subway or elevated : 0

Railroad : 0

Ferryboat : 0

Taxicab : 0

Motorcycle : 0

Bicycle : 0

Walked : 33

Other means : 7

Worked at home : 14


(updated 2009)



Travel Time To Work
(Sparta City, Illinois)

Less than 5 minutes : 240

5 to 9 minutes : 500

10 to 14 minutes : 260

15 to 19 minutes : 191

20 to 24 minutes : 128

25 to 29 minutes : 62

30 to 34 minutes : 88

35 to 39 minutes : 0

40 to 44 minutes : 10

45 to 59 minutes : 112

60 to 89 minutes : 137

90 or more minutes : 83


(updated 2009)



Social Security Income In The Past 12 Months For Households
(Sparta City, Illinois)

With Social Security income : 734

No Social Security income : 1,183


(updated 2009)



Retirement Income In The Past 12 Months For Households
(Sparta City, Illinois)

With retirement income : 440

No retirement income : 1,477


(updated 2009)



Family Income (Annual)
(Sparta City, Illinois)

Less than $10,000 : 74

$10,000 to $14,999 : 100

$15,000 to $19,999 : 20

$20,000 to $24,999 : 25

$25,000 to $29,999 : 59

$30,000 to $34,999 : 82

$35,000 to $39,999 : 75

$40,000 to $44,999 : 119

$45,000 to $49,999 : 63

$50,000 to $59,999 : 135

$60,000 to $74,999 : 52

$75,000 to $99,999 : 239

$100,000 to $124,999 : 55

$125,000 to $149,999 : 43

$150,000 to $199,999 : 3

$200,000 or more : 22


(updated 2009)



Median Family Income (Annual)
(Sparta City, Illinois)

Median family income in the past 12 months (in 2009 inflation-adjusted dollars) : $46,859


(updated 2009)



AM Radio Stations Near Sparta City, Illinois

  • WHCO (1230 AM; 1.0 kW; Sparta, IL; Owner: Hirsch Communication Engineering Co.)
  • WSDZ (1260 AM; 5.0 kW; Smithton, IL; Owner: Radio Disney Group, Llc)
  • WDQN (1580 AM; 0.17 kW; Du Quoin, IL; Owner: Duquoin Broadcasting Company, A General Partnership)
  • KSGM (980 AM; 1.0 kW; Mc Bride, MO; Owner: Donze Communications, Inc.)

FM Radio Stations Near Sparta City, Illinois

  • WIBV (102.1 FM; Nashville, IL; Owner: Benjamin Stratemeyer)
  • WXAN (103.9 FM; Ava, IL; Owner: Southern Gospetality, Llc)
  • KTBJ (89.3 FM; Red Bud, IL; Owner: Calvary Chapel Of Twin Falls, Inc.)
  • KHRI (90.3 FM; Menard, IL; Owner: Educational Media Foundation)
  • NEW (90.3 FM; Menard, IL; Owner: Covenant Network)
  • KBDZ (93.1 FM; Perryville, MO; Owner: Donze Communications, Inc.)
  • WDQN-FM (95.9 FM; Du Quoin, IL; Owner: Three Angels Broadcasting Network, Inc.)

TV Broadcast Stations Near Sparta City, Illinois

  • WSIU-TV (Channel 8; Tamaroa, IL; Owner: Board Of Trustees Of Southern Illinois University)

(updated 2008)



Occupations in Sparta City, Illinois

Male:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 222  (22.7%)
  • Service Occupations: 143  (14.7%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 80  (8.2%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 6  (0.6%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 187  (19.2%)

Female:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 270  (27.0%)
  • Service Occupations: 179  (17.9%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 428  (42.8%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 0  (0.0%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 6  (0.6%)


(updated 2010)





There are 114 Farms In Sparta City, Illinois


(updated 2008)



Banks In Sparta City, Illinois

First National Bank Of Steeleville - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $200.3k
    Industry Specialization: All Other < $1 Billion
    Total Offices: 3

The First National Bank Of Sparta - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $79.9k
    Industry Specialization: All Other < $1 Billion
    Total Offices: 1

Regions Bank - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $117.9m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 1,673

Chester National Bank - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $86.4k
    Industry Specialization: All Other < $1 Billion
    Total Offices: 3

(updated 2014)







Airports Near Sparta City, Illinois

  • Marshall Field


    (about 20.3 miles in Nashville, Illinois; Airport Code: DQP)

  • Scott AFB/MidAmerica


    (about 29.7 miles in Scott Afb, Illinois; Airport Code: BLV)

  • Scott AFB


    (about 29.7 miles in Scott Afb, Illinois; Airport Code: BLV)

  • Southern Illinois


    (about 34.6 miles in De Soto, Illinois; Airport Code: MDH)

  • Bi-State Parks


    (about 39.2 miles in Cahokia, Illinois; Airport Code: CPS)

  • Centralia Municipal


    (about 42.6 miles in Centralia, Illinois; Airport Code: ENL)

  • Williamson County Regional


    (about 45.7 miles in Energy, Illinois; Airport Code: MWA)

  • Farmington Regional


    (about 46.8 miles in Farmington, Missouri; Airport Code: FAM)

  • Mount Vernon Airport


    (about 47.9 miles in Mount Vernon, Illinois; Airport Code: MVN)

  • Salem/Leckrone


    (about 53.8 miles in Salem, Illinois; Airport Code: SLO)


(updated 2015)



Modes of Transportation in Sparta City, Illinois

Car, Truck, Or Van:

 

Drove Alone

74.41%

Carpooled

18.76%

Public Transportation:

 

Bus Or Trolley Bus

1.27%

Streetcar Or Trolley Car

0.0%

Subway Or Elevated

0.0%

Railroad

0.0%

Ferryboat

0.0%

Taxicab

0.0%

Motorcycle

0.46%

Bicycle

0.41%

Walked

1.68%

Other Means

0.0%

Worked At Home

3.01%



(updated 2010)





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Housing Analysis

Everyone needs shelter in rented housing or individually owned homes. Each community, including Sparta City, Illinois, is different from the rest based on overall architecture, appearance, occupancy, average housing square footage, average home value, and average home age.





(updated 2010)



Household Type
(Sparta City, Illinois)

Family households:

Married-couple family : 922

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present : 51

Female householder, no husband present : 193

Nonfamily households:

Householder living alone : 589

Householder not living alone : 162


(updated 2009)



Unmarried-Partner Households By Sex Of Partner
(Sparta City, Illinois)

Unmarried-partner households:

Male householder and male partner : 0

Male householder and female partner : 66

Female householder and female partner : 0

Female householder and male partner : 55

All other households : 1,796


(updated 2009)



Household Type By Tenure
(Sparta City, Illinois)

Family households:

Married-couple family:

Owner-occupied housing units : 845

Renter-occupied housing units : 77

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 11

Renter-occupied housing units : 40

Female householder, no husband present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 84

Renter-occupied housing units : 109

Nonfamily households:

Owner-occupied housing units : 344

Renter-occupied housing units : 407


(updated 2009)



Household Income (Annual)
(Sparta City, Illinois)

Less than $10,000 : 160

$10,000 to $14,999 : 211

$15,000 to $19,999 : 152

$20,000 to $24,999 : 113

$25,000 to $29,999 : 123

$30,000 to $34,999 : 123

$35,000 to $39,999 : 95

$40,000 to $44,999 : 157

$45,000 to $49,999 : 74

$50,000 to $59,999 : 188

$60,000 to $74,999 : 56

$75,000 to $99,999 : 331

$100,000 to $124,999 : 66

$125,000 to $149,999 : 43

$150,000 to $199,999 : 3

$200,000 or more : 22


(updated 2009)



Housing Units
(Sparta City, Illinois)

Total : 2,123


(updated 2009)



Occupancy Status
(Sparta City, Illinois)

Occupied : 1,917

Vacant : 206


(updated 2009)



Median Number Of Rooms
(Sparta City, Illinois)

Median number of rooms : 5


(updated 2009)



Year Structure Built
(Sparta City, Illinois)

Built 2005 or later : 33

Built 2000 to 2004 : 72

Built 1990 to 1999 : 98

Built 1980 to 1989 : 255

Built 1970 to 1979 : 319

Built 1960 to 1969 : 337

Built 1950 to 1959 : 282

Built 1940 to 1949 : 242

Built 1939 or earlier : 485


(updated 2009)



House Heating Fuel
(Sparta City, Illinois)

Utility gas : 1,149

Bottled, tank, or LP gas : 70

Electricity : 671

Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. : 9

Coal or coke : 0

Wood : 9

Solar energy : 0

Other fuel : 9

No fuel used : 0


(updated 2009)



House Value
(Sparta City, Illinois)

Less than $10,000 : 11

$10,000 to $14,999 : 91

$15,000 to $19,999 : 42

$20,000 to $24,999 : 42

$25,000 to $29,999 : 0

$30,000 to $34,999 : 55

$35,000 to $39,999 : 29

$40,000 to $49,999 : 97

$50,000 to $59,999 : 108

$60,000 to $69,999 : 132

$70,000 to $79,999 : 62

$80,000 to $89,999 : 35

$90,000 to $99,999 : 121

$100,000 to $124,999 : 196

$125,000 to $149,999 : 115

$150,000 to $174,999 : 32

$175,000 to $199,999 : 58

$200,000 to $249,999 : 22

$250,000 to $299,999 : 7

$300,000 to $399,999 : 17

$400,000 to $499,999 : 12

$500,000 to $749,999 : 0

$750,000 to $999,999 : 0

$1,000,000 or more : 0


(updated 2009)



Mortgage Status
(Sparta City, Illinois)

Housing units with a mortgage, contract to purchase, or similar debt:

With either a second mortgage or home equity loan, but not both:

Second mortgage only : 61

Home equity loan only : 105

Both second mortgage and home equity loan : 0

No second mortgage and no home equity loan : 593

Housing units without a mortgage : 525


(updated 2009)



Median Value By Year Structure Built
(Sparta City, Illinois)

Built 2005 or later : $142,000

Built 2000 to 2004 : $34,600

Built 1990 to 1999 : $20,500

Built 1980 to 1989 : $131,400

Built 1970 to 1979 : $129,700

Built 1960 to 1969 : $59,600

Built 1950 to 1959 : $85,000

Built 1940 to 1949 : $59,600

Built 1939 or earlier : $62,900


(updated 2009)







Percentage of Family Households in Sparta City, Illinois: 61.8%

Percentage of Family Households in Illinois: 65.8%


(updated 2010)



Population in Group Quarters in Sparta City, Illinois

Institutionalized population


  • Nursing facilities/Skilled-nursing facilities : 77.46%

Noninstitutionalized population


  • Other noninstitutional facilities : 22.54%


(updated 2010)







Building Permits in Sparta City, Illinois

* Units are useful in showing how many separate living spaces
were built. e.g. apartments, townhomes, condos, etc.

    Buildings Units Cost
1999        
  Single Family 0 0 $0
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

0 0 $0
2000        
  Single Family 1 1 $120,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

1 1 $120,000
2001        
  Single Family 1 1 $60,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

1 1 $60,000
2002        
  Single Family 7 7 $677,019
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

7 7 $677,019
2003        
  Single Family 4 4 $743,900
  Two Family 2 4 $102,000
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

6 8 $845,900
2004        
  Single Family 4 4 $215,000
  Two Family 1 2 $42,000
  Three and Four Family 1 4 $140,000
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

6 10 $397,000
2005        
  Single Family 0 0 $0
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

0 0 $0
2006        
  Single Family 3 3 $462,000
  Two Family 1 2 $150,000
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

4 5 $612,000


(updated 2007)



Median Household Income In 2000 (Sparta City, IL): $34,139
Median Household Income In 2000 (Illinois): $46,590


(updated 2010)



Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Sparta City): $54,100
Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Illinois): $127,800


(updated 2010)



Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Sparta City): $390
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Illinois): $605


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in Sparta City, Illinois

Utility Gas: 68.0%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 0.9%
Electricity: 30.1%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc.: 1.0%
Coal Or Coke: 0.0%
Wood: 0.0%
Solar Energy: 0.0%
Other Fuel: 0.0%
No Fuel Used: 0.0%


(updated 2010)





(updated 2010)





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Government Analysis

People run the government through election of representatives and officials. Local governments are important to provide cohesion between individuals who must share public places. Worthwhile laws need to be debated, passed, and then enforced for a community to remain viable. Communities such as Sparta City, Illinois are often affected in positive and negative ways by government performance.



Health Care Centers Close To Sparta City, Illinois

At Home Health Care


     Address: 818 Broadway, Sparta, Illinois 62286
     Ownership: Government - State/county
     Certified Date: 8/7/1998

Red Bud Regional Hospital Hc


     Address: One St Clement Blvd, Red Bud, Illinois 62278
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 11/22/1989

Hospital Home Care


     Address: 101 North Walnut, Pinckneyville, Illinois 62274
     Ownership: Government - Local
     Certified Date: 2/28/1990

Perry County Health Department


     Address: 907 South Main, Pinckneyville, Illinois 62274
     Ownership: Government - State/county
     Certified Date: 7/5/1978

Perry Co Mem Hosp H H Care


     Address: 434 North West Street, Perryville, Missouri 63775
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Other
     Certified Date: 7/23/1985

Hospitals Close To Sparta City, Illinois

Sparta Community Hospital


     Address: 818 E Broadway, Sparta, Illinois 62286
     Hospital Type: Critical Access Hospitals
     Ownership: Government - Hospital District Or Authority

Red Bud Regional Hospital


     Address: 325 Spring Street, Red Bud, Illinois 62278
     Hospital Type: Critical Access Hospitals
     Ownership: Proprietary

Memorial Hospital


     Address: 1900 State Street, Chester, Illinois 62233
     Hospital Type: Critical Access Hospitals
     Ownership: Government - Hospital District Or Authority

Pinckneyville Community Hospital


     Address: 101 N Walnut, Pinckneyville, Illinois 62274
     Hospital Type: Critical Access Hospitals
     Ownership: Government - Hospital District Or Authority

Perry County Memorial Hospital


     Address: 434 North West Street, Perryville, Missouri 63775
     Hospital Type: Critical Access Hospitals
     Ownership: Government - Local

Nursing Homes Close To Sparta City, Illinois

Randolph County Care Center


     Address: 312 West Belmont, Sparta, Illinois 62286
     Ownership: Government - County
     Number of Residents: 73
     Percent Occupied: 73%

Coulterville Care Center


     Address: 13138 State Route 13, Coulterville, Illinois 62237
     Ownership: Non Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 70
     Percent Occupied: 93%

Red Bud Nursing Home


     Address: 350 West South 1st Street, Red Bud, Illinois 62278
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 98
     Percent Occupied: 85%

New Athens Home For The Aged


     Address: 203 South Johnson Street, New Athens, Illinois 62264
     Ownership: Non Profit - Church Related
     Number of Residents: 27
     Percent Occupied: 51%

St Ann's Healthcare Center


     Address: 770 State Street, Chester, Illinois 62233
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 60
     Percent Occupied: 50%



Closest Nuclear Power Plant To
Sparta City, Illinois

Name: Callaway
Address: PO Box 620; Callaway, MO 65251
Distance: 132 Miles


(updated 2007)



Social Security Users in Sparta City, Illinois

    Retired Workers: 805
    Disabled Workers: 165
    Widowers Workers: 145
    Spouses Workers: 90
    Children Workers: 100


(updated 2007)



Randolph County, Illinois Presidential Election

  • Kerry & Edwards 45.27%
  • Bush & Cheney 54.00%
  • Other 0.73%



(updated 2004)



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Taxes Analysis

Using tax dollars, government officials keep public places in repair, protect citizens, and provide for important services for the benefit of Sparta City, Illinois citizens.

Relocation to Randolph County, IL

4.44 % of Randolph County tax filers migrated from different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. Their adjusted gross income average was $30,629

Illinois Average 5.66 %

10 or fewer residents relocated from other nations

Lead counties where tax filers migrated to Randolph County, IL (2005 / 2006) from a different county are as follows:

  • St Clair County , IL 0.92 % ($31,609 AGI )
  • Monroe County , IL 0.57 % ($30,971 AGI )
  • Perry County , IL 0.31 % ($27,351 AGI )

Relocation away from Randolph County, IL

5.21 % of Randolph County tax filers migrated to different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. This group's adjusted gross income averaged $30,192

Illinois Average 5.99 %

10 or fewer residents relocated to other nations

Lead counties where tax filers moved from Randolph County, IL (2005 / 2006) to a different county are as follows:

  • St Clair County , IL 0.84 % ($27,891 AGI )
  • Monroe County , IL 0.54 % ($34,185 AGI )
  • Jackson County , IL 0.47 % ($25,053 AGI )


(updated 2006)



Income Tax Rates in Illinois

Low Bracket: $0 (3.00%)
High Bracket: Unlimited (3.00%)


(updated 2008)



Sales Tax Rates in Illinois

6.25%


(updated 2008)



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Weather Analysis

The enjoyment of the area in which you live is often affected by the weather. Each individual has a different view on what weather patterns will make them most happy. Some people love the seasons, others enjoy warm temperatures throughout the year while others may love the snow. The weather provided for Sparta City, Illinois is based on over 50 years of data.















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Crime Analysis

Everyone wants to feel safe. Individuals and families want to remain protected from violent or property crime. The crime data should not be totally relied upon when making a decision on where to live. If you are concerned, visit Sparta City, Illinois directly or research local government web sites.

Crime in Sparta City, Illinois

Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Murder n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 0 0 0 0
    per 100,000 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 0 0 0 0
Rape n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 3 8 2 0
    per 100,000 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 71 185 47 0
Robbery n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 1 0 0 0
    per 100,000 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 24 0 0 0
Assault n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 6 4 3 8
    per 100,000 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 141 93 70 186
Burglary n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 21 27 36 34
    per 100,000 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 494 626 840 792
Larceny Theft n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 78 66 119 98
    per 100,000 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 1,837 1,530 2,775 2,282
Vehicle Theft n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 0 1 2 3
    per 100,000 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 0 23 47 70
Arson n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 1 1 0 0
    per 100,000 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 24 23 0 0
CityMelt Violent Crime Index
U.S. Average = 40
n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 3 3 1 2
CityMelt Property Crime Index
U.S. Average = 277
n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 25 24 39 34
CityMelt Crime Index
U.S. Average = 158
n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 14 13 20 18


(updated 2013)



Number of Sex Offenders In Illinois

2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
17,100 17,890 23,749 19,695 23,604 21,007 21,317 28,206 22,406 22,891


(updated 2014)



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