NV

National Population : 333,590,059
Nevada State Population : 3,101,460

About Sparks, NV

Sparks, NV is located in Washoe County in the state of Nevada.

The total City Population for Sparks is about 105,006 with about 1,131 people per square mile, and the larger Metro Area Population is about 134,868.

The Average Home Value is $282,925.00, which is roughly 21% higher than the Average Home Value of $222,488.00 for the state of Nevada, and roughly 33% higher than the National Average of $188,692.00.

The Median Income Per Household is about $69,229.00, which is roughly 15% higher than the Average Median Income Per Household of $58,782.00 for the state of Nevada, and roughly 17% higher than the National Average of $57,518.00.

Employment

The Unemployment Rate for Sparks is about 5.6%.

Nevada is ranked #19 out of 52 for Best and Worst States to Work in America, with an overall score of 55.81 out of 100.

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Voting

Washoe County voted Democratic in the 2020 Presidential Election with a significant difference of 8.89% between the winner and runner up.

Voting Results by Party

Democratic: 50.82%
Republican: 46.3%
Other: 1.48%
Libertarian: 1.4%


Nearby Locations

Lockwood, NV (1.00 mi.)
McCarran, NV (1.00 mi.)
Sun Valley, NV (3.97 mi.)
Reno, NV (4.40 mi.)

Additional Location Details

Zip Code(s) : 89431, 89434, 89436, 89441
Latitude : 39.679595
Longitude : -119.675218
TimeZone : Pacific (GMT -08:00)
Daylight Saving : Yes
Region : West
Average Elevation : 4852 ft.
Area Code(s) : 775

Demographic Details

Average # of People Per Household : 2.75
Male Population Estimate : 40.45%
Female Population Estimate : 41.12%
Median Age : 36.9
Male Median Age : 36.0
Female Median Age : 37.8

White Population Estimate : 65.13%
Black Population Estimate : 2.71%
Hispanic Population Estimate : 19.30%
Asian Population Estimate : 5.48%
Hawaiian Population Estimate : 0.81%
Indian Population Estimate : 2.03%
Other Population Estimate : 8.79%

Crime Details

NOTE: Crime is available at the County level so this doesn't necessarily represent the city of Sparks specifically.
Average # of Homicides for Washoe County: About 5 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)

Average # of Violent Crimes for Washoe County: About 439 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)

Washoe County is about 16% higher than the national average of about 4 homicides per 100,000 people, and about 34% higher than the national average of about 288 violent crimes per 100,000 people.