Everything You Need to Know About the City of Sparks Nevada

In 2017, Sparks, Nevada had a population of 96.8k people with a median age of 37.8 and a median household income of $58,120 dollars. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Sparks, NV grew from 94,718 to 96,786, a 2.18 percent increase and its median household income grew from $54,196 dollars to $58,120 dollars, a 7.24 percent increase.

The population of Sparks, NV is 59.4 percent White Alone, 27.6 percent Hispanic or Latino, and 5.98 percent Asian Alone. N/A% of the people in Sparks, NV speak a non-English language, and 92.9 percent are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Sparks, NV are Milan Institute-Sparks (267 degrees awarded in 2017) and Career College of Northern Nevada (194 degrees).

The median property value in Sparks, NV is $244,000 dollars, and the homeownership rate is 57 percent. Most people in Sparks, NV commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 21.1 minutes. The average car ownership in Sparks, NV is 2 cars per household.


Education in Sparks

In 2017, universities in Sparks, NV awarded 461 degrees. The student population of Sparks, NV is skewed towards women, with 239 male students and 348 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Sparks, NV are White (211 and 45.8 percent), followed by Hispanic or Latino (169 and 36.7 percent), Asian (27 and 5.86 percent), and Black or African American (18 and 3.9 percent).

The largest universities in Sparks, NV by the number of degrees awarded are Milan Institute-Sparks (267 and 57.9 percent) and Career College of Northern Nevada (194 and 42.1 percent).

The most popular majors in Sparks, NV are Medical Assistant (132 and 28.6 percent), Nursing Assistant & Patient Care Assistant (71 and 15.4 percent), and HVAC Maintenance (41 and 8.89 percent).

The median tuition cost in Sparks, NV is $N/A for private four-year colleges, and $N/A and $N/A respectively, for public four-year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.


Economy in Sparks

The economy of Sparks, NV employs 48.1k people and Sparks has an unemployment rate of 3.7 percent. Sparks has seen the job market increase by 4.6 percent over the last year. Future job growth over the next ten years is predicted to be 52.7 percent, which is higher than the US average of 33.5 percent. The largest industries in Sparks, NV are Health Care & Social Assistance (5,703 people), Retail Trade (6,447 people), and Accommodation & Food Services (4,589 people), and the highest paying industries are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($77,159 dollars), Utilities ($61,360 dollars), and Public Administration ($55,128 dollars).

Households in Sparks, NV have a median annual income of $58,120 dollars, which is less than the median annual income of $61,937 dollars across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $54,196 dollars in 2016, which represents a 7.24 percent annual growth.


Tax Rates for Sparks

– The Sales Tax Rate for Sparks is 8.3 percent.

– The Income Tax Rate for Sparks is 0.0 percent.

– Tax Rates can have a big impact when Comparing the Cost of Living.


Income and Salaries for Sparks

– The average earnings of a Sparks resident are $26,185 dollars a year.

– The Median household earnings of a Sparks resident is $53,481 dollars a year.