Sparta is a city in Christian County, Missouri, United States. The population was 1,756 at the 2010 census.Sparta is part of the Springfield, Missouri Metropolitan Statistical Area.HistoryA post office called Sparta has been in operation since 1876. The city's name is a transfer from Sparta, Tennessee.GeographySparta is located in Missouri .According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.24sqmi, all of it land.Demographics2010 censusAs of the census of 2010, there were 1,756 people, 696 households, and 476 families residing in the city. The population density was 1416.1PD/sqmi. There were 763 housing units at an average density of 615.3/sqmi. The racial makeup of the city was 96.6% White, 0.2% African American, 0.7% Native American, 0.3% Asian, 0.5% from other races, and 1.7% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.6% of the population.
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