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Overview
Population:90,099
Pop. Change:33%
State: Nevada
Metro Area: Reno-Sparks Metro Area
County: Washoe County
City:Sparks
Zip Code:89431, 89436, ... 3 total
Real Estate:For Sale  For Rent
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Sparks's Real Estate Market
 • Newly Listed Homes
 • Most Expensive Listing
 • Million Dollar Houses
 • Homes from $750,001 to $1,000,000
 • Homes from $500,001 to $750,000
 • Homes from $250,000 to $500,000
 • Homes under $250,000
 • Median Priced Homes
 • Median Condominiums


Reno-Sparks Metro Area

Profile: Mid-sized city  Location: Western Nevada, 15 miles east of the California border Elevation: 4400 Time zone: Pacific Standard Time

PROCON
Tax climate Growth and sprawl
Attractive setting Rapid cost increases
Nearby mountainsEmployment sustainability

Interesting Facts about Sparks, Nevada

As of 2014, Sparks's population is 90,099 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 33.48 percent.

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The median home cost in Sparks is $192,400. Home appreciation the last year has been 19.00 percent.

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Compared to the rest of the country, Sparks's cost of living is 2.60% Higher than the U.S. average.

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Sparks public schools spend $9,627 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,435. There are about 19.9 students per teacher in Sparks.

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The unemployment rate in Sparks is 7.10 percent(U.S. avg. is 6.30%). Recent job growth is Positive. Sparks jobs have Increased by 2.95 percent.


Ranked #9 2005 Best Places to Live
Ranked #60 Most Popular Cities for the Holidays
Ranked #63 America's Best and Worst Cities for Crime (Mid-Size Metro Areas)
Ranked #131 Best Green Cities
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Map Of Sparks

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Average Commute time is 22 minutes. The National Average is 25 minutes.

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Sparks's Real Estate Market (click to see properties)

 • Newly Listed Homes
 • Most Expensive Listing
 • Million Dollar Houses
 • Homes from $750,001 to $1,000,000
 • Homes from $500,001 to $750,000
 • Homes from $250,000 to $500,000
 • Homes under $250,000
 • Median Priced Homes