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Sweetser is a town in Grant County, in the Marion metro area.
The community was named for James Sweetser, landowner
The latitude of Sweetser is 40.571N. The longitude is -85.769W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 843 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 865.
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28% of Sweetser residents report German ancestry, and 16% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Sweetser ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Sweetser was $19,907, compared with $21,587 nationally.
13% of Sweetser residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Sweetser, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $386. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $673.
Grant County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Sweetser political report.
The average commute time for Sweetser workers is 18 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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