Sparks SnackAbility

7
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
7/10
Housing
8.5
Affordability
6
Diversity
9
Safety
5
Amenities
9
Education
7
Commute
8

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Sparks, Nevada Info Snack

Sparks is a city in Washoe County, Nevada, United States. It was founded in 1904 and incorporated on March 15, 1905, and is located just east of Reno. The 2010 U.S. Census Bureau population count was 90,264. It is the fifth most populous city in Nevada. It is named after the late Nevada Governor John Sparks, a member of the Silver Party.
Population
96,786
Unemployment
7.2%
Poverty
11.1%
Median Home
$244,000
Median Income
$58,120
Median Rent
$997

Rankings for Sparks in Nevada

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3

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4

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5

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6

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7

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8

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9

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Map Of Sparks, NV

Population over time in Sparks

Year Population % Change
2017 96,786 2.2%
2016 94,718 1.4%
2015 93,437 1.3%
2014 92,236 1.2%
2013 91,168 1.2%
2012 90,099 1.4%
2011 88,830 1.8%
2010 87,301 -

Crime in Sparks Per 100k

Crime Sparks NV USA
Violent Crime 475.3 555.9 382.9
Murder 2.0 9.1 5.3
Robbery 105.3 161.5 98.0
Aggravated Assault 313.8 322.3 248.9
Property Crime 2699.2 2612.4 2362.0
Burglary 592.6 668.7 430.4
Larceny 1688.5 1516.4 1694.0
Car Theft 418.1 427.3 237.4

Race / Ethnicity in Sparks

White
59.4% (57,444)
African American
2.6% (2,491)
American Indian
1.0% (1,015)
Asian
6.0% (5,786)
Hawaiian
0.4% (409)
Other
0.1% (76)
Two Or More
2.9% (2,818)
Hispanic
27.6% (26,747)
Race Sparks NV USA
White 59.4% 50.5% 61.5%
African American 2.6% 8.4% 12.3%
American Indian 1.0% 0.8% 0.7%
Asian 6.0% 7.9% 5.3%
Hawaiian 0.4% 0.6% 0.2%
Other 0.1% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 2.9% 3.4% 2.3%
Hispanic 27.6% 28.2% 17.6%

Household Income For Sparks, Nevada

Less than $10,000
4.5% (435,537)
$10,000 to $14,999
4.5% (435,537)
$15,000 to $24,999
9.6% (929,145)
$25,000 to $34,999
9.0% (871,074)
$35,000 to $49,999
14.3% (1,384,039)
$50,000 to $74,999
20.9% (2,022,827)
$75,000 to $99,999
14.4% (1,393,718)
$100,000 to $149,999
14.6% (1,413,075)
$150,000 to $199,999
4.6% (445,215)
$200,000 or more
3.6% (348,429)
Income Sparks NV USA
Less than $10,000 4.5% 6.2% 6.7%
$10,000 to $14,999 4.5% 4.3% 4.9%
$15,000 to $24,999 9.6% 9.8% 9.8%
$25,000 to $34,999 9.0% 10.4% 9.5%
$35,000 to $49,999 14.3% 14.4% 13.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 20.9% 19.6% 17.7%
$75,000 to $99,999 14.4% 13.0% 12.3%
$100,000 to $149,999 14.6% 13.5% 14.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 4.6% 4.7% 5.8%
$200,000 or more 3.6% 4.1% 6.3%

Gender in Sparks

Female
50.4% (48,788)
Male
49.6% (47,997)
Gender Sparks NV USA
Female 50.4% 49.8% 50.8%
Male 49.6% 50.2% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Sparks for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
5.7% (5,548)
9-12th Grade
7.4% (7,179)
High School / GED
26.8% (25,965)
Some College
27.5% (26,616)
Associate's Degree
9.5% (9,186)
Bachelor's Degree
15.8% (15,290)
Master's Degree
5.7% (5,474)
Professional Degree
1.0% (939)
Doctorate Degree
0.6% (584)
Education Sparks NV USA
< 9th Grade 5.7% 5.9% 8.8%
9-12th Grade 7.4% 8.3% 7.2%
High School / GED 26.8% 28.3% 27.3%
Some College 27.5% 25.8% 20.8%
Associate's Degree 9.5% 8.1% 8.3%
Bachelor's Degree 15.8% 15.6% 19.1%
Master's Degree 5.7% 5.7% 8.4%
Professional Degree 1.0% 1.6% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 0.6% 0.9% 1.4%

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