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Spencer is a town in Van Buren County.
It is the county seat.
The community was named for Thomas Sharpe Spencer, frontiersman.
The latitude of Spencer is 35.747N. The longitude is -85.466W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,798 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 1,697.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Spencer demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Van Buren 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 38585 ZIP code.
9% of Spencer residents report German ancestry, and 16% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Spencer ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Spencer was $13,529, compared with $21,587 nationally.
7% of Spencer residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in Spencer, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $213. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $531.
Libraries in Spencer include Burritt Memorial Library ... View libraries
Van Buren County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Spencer political report.
The average commute time for Spencer workers is 21 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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