Sparks, NV
Quality of Life, Demographics, And Statistics

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2021-08-09
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Sparks, Nevada Info Snack

Population
100,589
Unemployment
5.9%
Poverty
9.4%
Median Home
$301,500
Median Income
$64,645
Median Rent
$1,138

Sparks SnackAbility

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

Sparks, NV Crime Report

2,876
Total Crimes
2,713.0
Total Crimes / 100k People
9.54%
Above National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
Sparks
/ 100k People
Nevada
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 2,876 2,713.0 2,815.9 2,476.7
Violent Crime 450 424.5 493.8 366.7
Murder 1 0.9 4.6 5.0
Robbery 76 71.7 106.7 81.6
Aggravated Assault 297 280.2 312.3 250.2
Property Crime 2,426 2,288.5 2,322.1 2,109.9
Burglary 513 483.9 503.5 340.5
Larceny 1,537 1,449.9 1,453.0 1,549.5
Car Theft 376 354.7 365.6 219.9

Sparks, NV Cost Of Living

107
Sparks's Overall Cost Of Living
1.1x
Higher Than The National Average
Living Expense Sparks Nevada National Average
Overall 107 103 100
Services 113 104 100
Groceries 100 98 100
Health 110 105 100
Housing 110 104 100
Transportation 113 112 100
Utilities 85 92 100

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Rankings for Sparks in Nevada

Map Of Sparks, NV

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Population over time in Sparks

Year Population % Change
2019 100,589 2.1%
2018 98,524 1.8%
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 -

Race / Ethnicity in Sparks

White
57.7% (57,996)
African American
2.0% (2,041)
American Indian
0.9% (938)
Asian
5.6% (5,636)
Hawaiian
0.5% (494)
Other
0.1% (115)
Two Or More
3.1% (3,077)
Hispanic
30.1% (30,292)
Race Sparks NV USA
White 57.7% 49.2% 60.7%
African American 2.0% 8.7% 12.3%
American Indian 0.9% 0.9% 0.7%
Asian 5.6% 8.0% 5.5%
Hawaiian 0.5% 0.6% 0.2%
Other 0.1% 0.3% 0.2%
Two Or More 3.1% 3.5% 2.4%
Hispanic 30.1% 28.7% 18.0%

Gender in Sparks

Female
49.8% (50,062)
Male
50.2% (50,526)
Gender Sparks NV USA
Female 49.8% 49.8% 50.8%
Male 50.2% 50.2% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Sparks for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
4.0% (4,023)
9-12th Grade
8.0% (8,047)
High School / GED
28.0% (28,164)
Some College
27.0% (27,159)
Associate's Degree
9.0% (9,053)
Bachelor's Degree
16.0% (16,094)
Master's Degree
6.0% (6,035)
Professional Degree
1.0% (1,005)
Doctorate Degree
1.0% (1,005)
Education Sparks NV USA
< 9th Grade 4.0% 5.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 8.0% 8.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 28.0% 28.0% 27.0%
Some College 27.0% 26.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 9.0% 8.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 16.0% 16.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 6.0% 6.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 1.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 1.0% 1.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Sparks, Nevada

Less than $10,000
3.7% (376,205)
$10,000 to $14,999
3.3% (328,823)
$15,000 to $24,999
8.9% (896,627)
$25,000 to $34,999
8.7% (876,172)
$35,000 to $49,999
12.5% (1,257,556)
$50,000 to $74,999
20.1% (2,026,797)
$75,000 to $99,999
15.6% (1,569,809)
$100,000 to $149,999
17.5% (1,759,336)
$150,000 to $199,999
5.9% (589,034)
$200,000 or more
3.8% (378,535)
Income Sparks NV USA
Less than $10,000 3.7% 6.0% 6.0%
$10,000 to $14,999 3.3% 3.7% 4.3%
$15,000 to $24,999 8.9% 8.8% 8.9%
$25,000 to $34,999 8.7% 9.4% 8.9%
$35,000 to $49,999 12.5% 13.7% 12.3%
$50,000 to $74,999 20.1% 18.7% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 15.6% 13.7% 12.7%
$100,000 to $149,999 17.5% 14.9% 15.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 5.9% 5.8% 6.8%
$200,000 or more 3.8% 5.4% 7.7%

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