**Sparta**is a town located in Monroe County, Wisconsin. As of the 2000 census, the town had a total population of 2,750.

## Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 127.6 km² (49.3 mi²). None of the area is covered with water.## Demographics

As of the census of 2000, there are 2,750 people, 925 households, and 745 families residing in the town. The population density is 21.6/km² (55.8/mi²). There are 967 housing units at an average density of 7.6 persons/km² (19.6 persons/mi²). The racial makeup of the town is 98.80% White, 0.04% African American, 0.18% Native American, 0.44% Asian, 0.04% Pacific Islander, 0.07% from other races, and 0.44% from two or more races. 0.33% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.There are 925 households out of which 36.5% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 72.0% are married couples living together, 5.3% have a woman whose husband does not live with her, and 19.4% are non-families. 14.3% of all households are made up of individuals and 5.8% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.82 and the average family size is 3.12.

In the town the population is spread out with 26.2% under the age of 18, 6.3% from 18 to 24, 25.3% from 25 to 44, 28.1% from 45 to 64, and 14.1% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 40 years. For every 100 females there are 99.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 100.4 males.

The median income for a household in the town is $49,769, and the median income for a family is $53,798. Males have a median income of $33,105 versus $23,984 for females. The per capita income for the town is $19,488. 4.0% of the population and 1.9% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total people living in poverty, 4.6% are under the age of 18 and 7.2% are 65 or older.

*See also: Sparta (city), Wisconsin*