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Sparta is a township in Dearborn County, in the Cincinnati metro area. [NOTE: This is not the only community in Indiana named Sparta. For links to other places called Sparta, IN, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Sparta is 39.082N. The longitude is -85.059W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 853 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 2,809.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Sparta demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Dearborn County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 47032 ZIP code.
28% of Sparta residents report German ancestry, and 15% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Sparta ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Sparta was $17,840, compared with $21,587 nationally.
11% of Sparta residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Sparta, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $409. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $851.
Dearborn County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Sparta political report.
The average commute time for Sparta workers is 33 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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