Sparks, Nevada 

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Population

96,786

46% Growth

Unemployment Rate

3.7%

Median Income

$53,481

Avg. 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
 $361,305 
6081 Ditch Rider Rd
Bed 3 | Bath 2.0 | 1721 SqFt
 $361,305 
6081 Ditch Rider Rd
Bed 3 | Bath 2.0 | 1721 SqFt
 $369,950 
6001 Shining Sunset Dr
Bed 3 | Bath 3.0 | 2090 SqFt
 $299,000 
700 Teel St
Bed 4 | Bath 2.0 | 1404 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%. Learn More...

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Sparks's cost of living is 23.90% higher than the U.S. average. Learn More... 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 2000, it has had a population growth of 45.88%. 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 $328,600. 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. Learn More...


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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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ZIP CODES IN SPARKS, NEVADA
89436 89431 89434

NEW LISTINGS IN SPARKS NV
$361,305
6081 Ditch Rider Rd
Bed 3 | Bath 2.0 |

$369,950
6001 Shining Sunset Dr
Bed 3 | Bath 3.0 |

$299,000
700 Teel St
Bed 4 | Bath 2.0 |

$340,000
79 Cherry Springs Ct
Bed 3 | Bath 2.0 |

$344,900
7325 Windswept Loop
Bed 3 | Bath 2.0 |

$419,950
1082 Saffron Woods Ct
Bed 3 | Bath 2.0 |

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