Sparta Information

Travel info, sports, demographic data, and general statistics about the city of Sparta, WI

General Sparta Information

State: Wisconsin

County: Monroe County

Close cities: Sparta, WI, Mindoro, WI, Melvina, WI, Rockland, WI, Black River Falls, WI, Bangor, WI, Cashton, WI, West Salem, WI, Tunnel-City, WI, Norwalk, WI

Sparta Population (census data)
Total 8,971 (+3.1% since 2000)
Male 4,312 (48.1%)
Female 4,659 (51.9%)

Population Density: 1,641 people per sq. mile

Cost of Living Index: 78.2 (US Avg is 100)

Sparta Elevation: 793 feet above sea level

Land Area: 5.47 square miles

Median Household Income: $37,514

Zip Codes: 54656.

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Sparta Demographic Data

Ethnic Information:
  • White Non-Hispanic (95.9%)
  • Hispanic (1.8%)
  • Two or more races (0.8%)
  • Black (0.7%)
  • Other race (0.6%)
  • American Indian (0.5%)
Ancestry Information:
  • German (44.9%)
  • Norwegian (17.2%)
  • Irish (15.5%)
  • English (7.6%)
  • United States (4.6%)
  • Swedish (3.8%)

Local Sparta Sports Teams

Major League Baseball: Milwaukee Brewers
NFL Football: Green Bay Packers, Minnesota Vikings
NBA Basketball: Milwaukee Bucks
NHL Hockey: Minnesota Wild
NCAA Sports: University of Wisconsin, University of Wisconsin

Sparta School Information

High Schools
Sparta High (506 N Black River Street, Sparta, WI, 54656 - Sparta Area District)
Sparta High Point School (201 E Franklin Street, Sparta, WI, 54656 - Sparta Area District)
Middle Schools
Sparta Meadowview Middle (1225 N Water Street, Sparta, WI, 54656 - Sparta Area District)
Elementary Schools
Cataract Elementary (6070 State Highway 27, Sparta, WI, 54656 - Sparta Area District)
Lawrence-Lawson Elementary (429 N Black River Street, Sparta, WI, 54656 - Sparta Area District)
Maplewood Elementary (900 E Montgomery Street, Sparta, WI, 54656 - Sparta Area District)
Southside Elementary (1023 Walrath Street, Sparta, WI, 54656 - Sparta Area District)
Other/Private Schools
Sparta Area Independent Learning (201 E Franklin Street, Sparta, WI, 54656 - Sparta Area District)
Sparta Charter Preschool (201 E Franklin Street, Sparta, WI, 54656 - Sparta Area District)
Sparta Meadowview Intermediate (1225 N Water Street, Sparta, WI, 54656 - Sparta Area District)
Sparta Montessori Charter School (711 Pine Street, Sparta, WI, 54656 - Sparta Area District)

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