Sparks, Nevada 

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Population

96,786

+10.9% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

3.7%

Median Income

$53,481

Median Home Price

$350,300

Best Places to Live in Sparks, Nevada

Mid-sized city - Western Nevada, 15 miles east of the California border
Pros
-Tax climate
-Attractive setting
-Nearby mountains
Cons
-Growth and sprawl
-Rapid cost increases
-Employment sustainability

Local Listings in Sparks, NV
 $417,950 
2057 Marcus Way # OFQEY9
Bed 4 | Bath 4.0 | 2675 SqFt
 $417,950 
2057 Marcus Way # OFQEY9
Bed 4 | Bath 4.0 | 2675 SqFt
 $389,000 
3723 Culpepper Dr
Bed 3 | Bath 2.0 | 1745 SqFt
 $384,950 
2057 Marcus Way # PFQVZG
Bed 4 | Bath 2.0 | 1953 SqFt

What Bert Has To Say About Reno Metro Area

The self-described “Biggest Little City in the World” is growing up to be a not-so-little city, combining its traditional heritage as a transportation, mining, and gambling center with distinct features of a California satellite. Rapid growth has brought a more diverse amenity base and family-friendly environment that is quite desirable. A favorable tax climate and strategic location as a distribution point to northern California has generated commercial and industrial development.


QUICK FACTS

Real Estate: For Sale  For Rent
Country: United States
State: Nevada
County: Washoe County
Metro Area: Reno Metro Area
Political Ideology: Leaning liberal
City: Sparks
Zip Codes: 89436 89431 89434
Time zone: Pacific Standard Time (PST)
Elevation: 4400 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Sparks is 3.7% (U.S. avg. is 3.9%). Recent job growth is Positive. Sparks jobs have increased by 4.62%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Sparks's cost of living is 23.90% higher than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Sparks's Cost of Living

VOTING
Washoe county voted Democratic in the last three Presidential elections, after voting Republican in 2000 and 2004. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Sparks's population is 96,786 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 10.86%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 22 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Sparks is $350,300. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 14.29%. Check out the homes in the area or Find top agents in Sparks

SCHOOLS
Sparks public schools spend $9,785 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 20.5 students per teacher in Sparks. More Education


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Housing Market in Sparks

It's a good time to buy in Sparks. Home Appreciation is up 10.9% in the last 12 months. Browse Sparks Real Estate or Find top agents in Sparks

The median home price in Sparks is $350,300. Browse Homes in this Range.


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Reviews for Sparks   15 Reviews
Looking for housing - 4/25/2014
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My town - 5/14/2013
Nice place to live. Lots of events, recreation, and... Read More

What do I think about living in sparks, Nevada - 11/10/2011
LOVE it! Fifth generation Reno/Sparks native. Paternal great grandparents born and raised in Reno. Sparks has an old fashioned home town feeling. I love Sparks! Great... Read More


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89436 89431 89434

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NEW LISTINGS IN SPARKS NV
$417,950
2057 Marcus Way # OFQEY9
Bed 4 | Bath 4.0 |

$389,000
3723 Culpepper Dr
Bed 3 | Bath 2.0 |

$384,950
2057 Marcus Way # PFQVZG
Bed 4 | Bath 2.0 |

$339,950
6931 Wild River Way
Bed 3 | Bath 2.0 |

$374,950
1242 Barn Owl Dr
Bed 3 | Bath 2.0 |

$410,950
6022 Red Sun Dr
Bed 4 | Bath 3.0 |

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