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Population in 2012: 92,183 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +38.9%
Males: 45,565  (49.4%)
Females: 46,618  (50.6%)

Median resident age:  36.5 years
Nevada median age:  36.5 years

Zip codes: 89434, 89442.

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Estimated median household income in 2012: $48,819 (it was $45,745 in 2000)
Sparks:

$48,819
NV:

$49,760
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $24,399

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Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $157,700 (it was $138,900 in 2000)
Sparks:

$157,700
NV:

$150,700
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $316,636; Detached houses: $347,019; Townhouses or other attached units: $215,410; In 2-unit structures: $299,116; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $185,085; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $169,505; Mobile homes: $67,317; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $62,699

Median gross rent in 2012: $928.

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  • White alone - 56,025 (60.8%)
  • Hispanic - 24,671 (26.8%)
  • Asian alone - 4,983 (5.4%)
  • Two or more races - 3,325 (3.6%)
  • Black alone - 1,692 (1.8%)
  • American Indian alone - 1,078 (1.2%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 311 (0.3%)
  • Other race alone - 92 (0.10%)

Races in Sparks detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Sparks: 93.7 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (12.7%), English (10.3%), Irish (9.6%), Italian (5.8%), United States (3.6%), French (2.4%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Incorporated in 1905

Elevation: 4410 feet

Land area: 23.9 square miles.

Population density: 3,854 people per square mile 
 
 (average).

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For population 25 years and over in Sparks:

  • High school or higher: 84.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 21.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.1%
  • Unemployed: 12.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Sparks city:

  • Never married: 26.8%
  • Now married: 49.7%
  • Separated: 1.5%
  • Widowed: 5.4%
  • Divorced: 16.5%

14,111 residents are foreign born (9.9% Latin America, 2.8% Asia).

This city:  15.8%
Nevada:  19.2%



According to our research of Nevada and other state lists there were 95 registered sex offenders living in Sparks, Nevada as of December 27, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Sparks to the number of sex offenders is 970 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is near the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,529 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,286 (0.8%)

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Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Sacramento, CA (115.9 miles , pop. 407,018).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (385.6 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Sun Valley, NV (1.9 miles ), Reno, NV (2.2 miles ), Golden Valley, NV (2.5 miles ), Spanish Springs, NV (2.7 miles ), Lemmon Valley, NV (2.8 miles ), Lemmon Valley-Golden Valley, NV (3.0 miles ), Warm Springs-Truckee Canyon, NV (3.0 miles) , Mogul, NV (3.2 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 481 buildings, average cost: $126,600
  • 1998: 705 buildings, average cost: $124,000
  • 1999: 649 buildings, average cost: $124,900
  • 2000: 866 buildings, average cost: $123,500
  • 2001: 1084 buildings, average cost: $123,200
  • 2002: 1026 buildings, average cost: $134,900
  • 2003: 1337 buildings, average cost: $144,400
  • 2004: 982 buildings, average cost: $158,700
  • 2005: 1289 buildings, average cost: $147,600
  • 2006: 1126 buildings, average cost: $144,200
  • 2007: 610 buildings, average cost: $157,000
  • 2008: 134 buildings, average cost: $177,900
  • 2009: 121 buildings, average cost: $179,300
  • 2010: 88 buildings, average cost: $213,300
  • 2011: 130 buildings, average cost: $244,800
  • 2012: 209 buildings, average cost: $238,600

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Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 39.55 N, Longitude: 119.74 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -44,009 (-47.7%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 13,849 (31.5%)

Sparks household income distribution Sparks home values distribution

Property values in Sparks, NV


 

Crime rates in Sparks by Year
Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 1323453305871
per 100,000 1.44.32.83.95.06.03.53.50.05.58.77.71.1
Rapes 37525244335640365140354632
per 100,000 52.174.472.157.941.066.847.241.457.443.838.350.534.6
Robberies 648810210287961241341281121037568
per 100,000 90.1125.8141.3134.2108.0114.6146.2154.2144.0122.5112.782.473.6
Assaults 179194193209245202213179231242211157133
per 100,000 251.9277.4267.4274.9304.3241.1251.2206.0259.8264.7230.8172.5144.0
Burglaries 653598673828773740893832903850699656609
per 100,000 919.0855.2932.61089.1960.0883.11053.1957.61015.6929.8764.5720.7659.2
Thefts 2,2142,4852,4072,4822,4412,0452,1042,4222,2792,0071,8291,6001,710
per 100,000 3115.73553.83335.53264.73031.42440.62481.32787.62563.22195.32000.41757.81850.9
Auto thefts 217289312446446450455349304248233191240
per 100,000 305.4413.3432.3586.6553.9537.1536.6401.7341.9271.3254.8209.8259.8
Arson N/AN/AN/AN/A8820225324172214
per 100,000 N/AN/AN/AN/A9.99.523.625.359.626.318.624.215.2
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 301.1) 321.4380.0376.1386.5353.5335.9340.1324.2327.8297.4270.3242.1212.5

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City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Sparks detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 147 (108 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.17
Nevada average:

2.06

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Sparks, Nevada accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

9.7%
Nevada:

9.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +12,156 (+22.4%).

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (12%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (3%)
  • Educational services (3%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (12%)
  • Health care (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Public administration (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5%)
  • Cashiers (5%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (5%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers except personal appearance, transportation, and child care workers (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)

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Earthquake activity:

Sparks-area historical earthquake activity is above Nevada state average. It is 888% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 12/16/1954 at 11:07:12, a magnitude 7.0 (7.0 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 96.0 miles away from the city center
On 7/6/1954 at 11:13:18, a magnitude 6.8 (6.8 UK, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 66.0 miles away from Sparks center
On 8/24/1954 at 05:51:30, a magnitude 6.8 (6.8 UK) earthquake occurred 76.7 miles away from the city center
On 9/12/1994 at 12:23:43, a magnitude 6.1 (5.4 MB, 5.7 MS, 6.1 MW, 6.0 MD, Depth: 8.7 mi) earthquake occurred 48.1 miles away from the city center
On 8/1/1975 at 20:20:12, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MB, 5.6 MS, 5.8 MW, 5.7 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 88.8 miles away from Sparks center
On 12/28/1995 at 18:27:59, a magnitude 5.5 (4.6 MB, 4.5 MS, 5.0 ML, 5.5 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 54.7 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Washoe County (23) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Fires: 16, Floods: 4, Storms: 4, Snows: 2, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Birthplace of: Jim Gibbons (U.S. politician) - Politician, Jena Malone - Actress and musician, Vernon White (fighter) - Martial artist, M├Ądchen Amick - Actress, Steve Portenga - Nextel Cup series NASCAR driver (born: May 22, 1970), T. J. Bell - Racing driver, Ken Visor - College football player (Nevada Wolf Pack).

Main business address for: ORMAT TECHNOLOGIES, INC. (ELECTRIC SERVICES), Ormat Funding Corp. (ELECTRIC SERVICES).


Hospitals/medical centers in Sparks:

  • LIBERTY DIALYSIS - SPARKS (Dialysis Facility, 5915 S LOS ALTOS PKWY)
  • SPARKS DIALYSIS (DVA) (Dialysis Facility, 4860 VISTA BLVD STE 100)
  • DINI TOWNSEND HOSPITAL NNMH (Hospital, 480 GALLETI WAY)
  • HCA PINEPROOK HOSPITAL (Hospital, provides emergency services, 2100 EL RANCHO DRIVE)
  • NORTHERN NEVADA MEDICAL CENTER (Acute Care Hospitals,Proprietary, 2375 PRATER WAY)
  • SIERRA REGIONAL CENTER (Hospital, 605 S 21ST STREET)
  • TAHOE PACIFIC HOSPITAL (Hospital, 2375 EAST PRATER WAY)
  • VISTACARE (Hospital, 1625 E PRATER WAY, BLDG C #108)
  • HEARTHSTONE OF NORTHERN NEVADA (Nursing Home, 1950 BARING BLVD)
  • MANOR CARE HEALTH SERVICES WINGFIELD HILLS (Nursing Home, 2350 WINGFIELD HILLS DR)
  • RENOWN SKILLED NURSING (Nursing Home, 1835 ODDIE BLVD)
  • SIERRA HEALTH CARE CENTER ICF (Nursing Home, 1835 ODDIE BLVD)
  • WASHOE CARE CTR (Nursing Home, 1375 BARING BLVD)

Political contributions by individuals in Sparks, NV

Airports, heliports and other landing facilities located in Sparks:


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Amtrak station:

SPARKS (1100 NUGGET AVE.) . Services: fully wheelchair accessible, public payphones, call for car rental service, call for taxi service.

Local government website: www.ci.sparks.nv.us

Colleges/Universities in Sparks:

  • Career College of Northern Nevada (Full-time enrollment: 536; Location: 1421 Pullman Dr.; Private, for-profit; Website: www.ccnn.edu)
  • Milan Institute (FT enrollment: 362; Location: 950 Industrial Way; Private, for-profit; Website: www.milaninstitute.edu)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Sparks:

  • Truckee Meadows Community College (about 4 miles; Reno, NV; Full-time enrollment: 3,833)
  • University of Nevada-Reno (about 5 miles; Reno, NV; FT enrollment: 12,110)
  • Sierra College (about 96 miles; Rocklin, CA; FT enrollment: 7,609)
  • Folsom Lake College (about 98 miles; Folsom, CA; FT enrollment: 2,632)
  • Yuba College (about 101 miles; Marysville, CA; FT enrollment: 3,283)
  • Butte College (about 103 miles; Oroville, CA; FT enrollment: 6,150)
  • American River College (about 107 miles; Sacramento, CA; FT enrollment: 9,209)

Private high schools in Sparks:

  • LEGACY CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 245; Location: 6255 PYRAMID HWY; Grades: KG - 12)
  • EXCEL CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 104; Location: 2285 ODDIE BLVD; Grades: PK - 12)
  • NORTHERN NEVADA TEEN CHALLENGE (Students: 16; Location: 7555 PYRAMID WAY; Grades: 9 - 12; Boys only)

Biggest public elementary/middle schools in Sparks:

Private elementary/middle schools in Sparks:

  • LEGACY CHRISTIAN ELEMENTARY (Students: 205; Location: 6255 PYRAMID HWY; Grades: KG - 6)
  • IMAGINATION STATION (Students: 149; Location: 1410 IRATCABAL CIR; Grades: PK - KG)
  • MAGIC TREEHOUSE (THE) (Students: 48; Location: 606 6TH ST; Grades: PK - KG)
  • KINDERCARE (Students: 46; Location: 2055 E PRATER WAY; Grades: PK - KG)
  • HAPPY DAYS PRESCHOOL & KINDERGARTEN (Students: 35; Location: 1231 PYRAMID WAY; Grades: PK - KG)
See full list of schools located in Sparks

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • Nevada Career Academy www.nevadacareeracademy.com

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Notable locations in Sparks: Round House (A), Plaza 800 (B), K-Mart Plaza (C), McCarran Plaza (D), Silver State Plaza (E), Eastman Mill (F), Wildcreek Golf Course (G), Spanish Springs Ranch (H), Dandrea Ranch (I), Kleppe Ranch (J), Stevens Ranch (K), Garayenta Ranch (L), Casci Ranch (M), Shadow Ranch (N), Figoni Ranch (O), Sparks Fire Department Station 1 (P), Sparks Fire Department Station 3 (Q), Sparks Fire Department Station 2 (R), Sparks Fire Department Station 4 (S), Sparks Fire Department Station 5 (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Silverada Mall (1), Pyramid Park Shopping Center (2), Ideal Shopping Center (3), Iron Horse Shopping Center (4), Greenbrae Shopping Center (5). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Sparks include: Ardmore Park (1), Oppio Park (2), Horsemens Park (3), Longford Park (4), Church Park (5), Shelly Park (6), Shadow Mountain Park (7), Amione Park (8), Glendale Park (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Nevada State - Supreme Court-Supreme Court Bldg- Information and Assistance- Law Lib (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 605 South 21st Street) (1), Rick's Amusement Games CO (Amusement & Theme Parks; 2205 Pauline Avenue) (2), Coconut Bowl (Amusement & Theme Parks; 250 Wild Island Court) (3), American Amusement (Amusement & Theme Parks; 1738 Victorian Avenue) (4), Wild Island Family Adventure Park (Amusement & Theme Parks; 250 Wild Island Court) (5), IIBS (Tours & Charters; 7005 Sunkist Drive) (6). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hotels: J B Rentals (2150 Victorian Avenue) (1), Victorian Inn (1555 Victorian Avenue) (2), Western Village (815 Nichols Boulevard) (3), Fairfield Inn & Suites Reno / Sparks (2085 Brierly Way) (4), John Ascuaga' S Nugget (Sc) (1100 Nugget Ave) (5), Victoria's Court (1745 Victorian Avenue Apt 10) (6), Q M Corporation (200 Nichols Boulevard) (7), Char Ann Motel (140 Victorian Avenue) (8), Wagon Train Motel (1662 Victorian Avenue) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Courts: Washoe County - Justice Court- Sparks- Citation Division-Tickets (630 Greenbrae) (1), Washoe County - Justice Court- Sparks- Civil Division (630 Greenbrae) (2), Washoe County - Justice Court- Sparks- Pre-Trial Services (630 Greenbrae) (3), Sparks City - Sparks Municipal Court- General Information (1450 Centre Street) (4). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

 
Washoe County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Air pollution and air quality trends
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AQI  Ozone  PM10 PM2.5 CO  NO2

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 33.7. This is about average.
City:

33.7
U.S.:

32.0
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 31.0. This is about average. There were 21 monitors within city limits.
City:

31.0
U.S.:

28.3
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 24.2. This is about average. There were 37 monitors within city limits.
City:

24.2
U.S.:

22.1
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 7.89. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 4.4 miles away from the city center.
City:

7.89
U.S.:

9.59
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.341. This is about average. There were 21 monitors within city limits.
City:

0.341
U.S.:

0.334
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 17.4. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 4.4 miles away from the city center.
City:

17.4
U.S.:

9.4

Drinking water stations with addresses in Sparks and their reported violations in the past:

CANYON GID (Address: CANYON GID , Population served: 1076, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-2002 and DEC-2025, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-01-2002), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-01-2002)
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - Between JUL-01-1994 and NOV-26-2001, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St No addtl Formal Action needed (NOV-26-2001), St Compliance achieved (NOV-26-2001)
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - Between JAN-01-1994 and NOV-26-2001, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St No addtl Formal Action needed (NOV-26-2001), St Compliance achieved (NOV-26-2001)
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - Between JUL-1993 and DEC-2025, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule
TRACY POWER STATION (Address: SIERRA PACIFIC POWER CO , Population served: 87, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 126 regular monitoring violations
WILDES MANOR (Address: WILDES MANOR , Population served: 70, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In APR-2002, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-25-2002), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-25-2002), St Public Notif received (MAY-17-2002), St Compliance achieved (MAY-23-2002)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAR-2002, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAR-21-2002), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-21-2002), St Public Notif received (APR-11-2002)
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-2005 and DEC-2025, Consumer Confidence Rule
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-2004 and DEC-2025, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-28-2004), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-28-2004)
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-2003 and DEC-2025, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-11-2003), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-11-2003)
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - Between JUL-01-1994 and APR-16-2001, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (APR-16-2001), St No addtl Formal Action needed (NOV-02-2001)
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - Between JAN-01-1994 and APR-16-2001, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (APR-16-2001), St No addtl Formal Action needed (NOV-02-2001)
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • One other older monitoring violation
SAGE TRAILER PARK (Population served: 32, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-16-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-16-2005)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Boil Water Order (SEP-23-2005), St Public Notif requested (SEP-24-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-24-2005)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2005 and DEC-2005, Contaminant: Arsenic. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-14-2006), St Public Notif requested (MAY-24-2006)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAR-1998, Contaminant: Coliform
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In FEB-1998, Contaminant: Coliform
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-1998 and DEC-2000, Contaminant: Arsenic
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JAN-1998, Contaminant: Coliform
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up and Routine Tap Sampling - Between OCT-2005 and DEC-2025, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-28-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-28-2006)
  • Follow-up and Routine Tap Sampling - Between JAN-2005 and DEC-2025, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-2004 and DEC-2025, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-28-2004), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-28-2004)
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - Between JAN-01-2003 and JUN-06-2005, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-03-2003), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-03-2003), St Compliance achieved (JUN-06-2005)
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - Between JAN-01-2002 and JUN-06-2005, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-20-2002), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-20-2002), St Compliance achieved (JUN-06-2005)
  • 9 routine major monitoring violations
  • 33 regular monitoring violations
  • 2 other older monitoring violations
OLD BRIDGE RANCH (Address: OLD BRIDGE RANCH , Population served: 30, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between APR-2002 and JUN-2002, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-14-2002), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-14-2002)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In APR-1999, Contaminant: Coliform
Past monitoring violations:
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
  • One minor monitoring violation
EAGLE PICHER MINERALS (Address: EAGLE PICHER MINERALS , Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations

Drinking water stations with addresses in Sparks that have no violations reported:

  • MASTERFOODS USA (Population served: 140, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • ALCOA MICROMILL (Population served: 31, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 14.3%
(8.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 28.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.7 people
Nevada:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  67.5%
Whole state:  65.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  9.2%
Whole state:  8.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Sparks, NV

256 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
65 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010

People in group quarters in Sparks in 2000:

  • 429 people in nursing homes
  • 64 people in schools, hospitals, or wards for the mentally retarded
  • 50 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 41 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 30 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 8 people in wards in general hospitals for patients who have no usual home elsewhere

Sparks compared to Nevada state average:

Sparks, Nevada environmental map by EPA

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  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.


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Banks with most branches in Sparks (2011 data):

  • U.S. Bank National Association: 8 branches. Info updated 2012/01/30: Bank assets: $330,470.8 mil, Deposits: $236,091.5 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, 3121 total offices, Holding Company: U.S. Bancorp
  • Bank of America, National Association: Pyramid-Raleys Branch, Pyramid And Los Altos Branch, Oddie Branch, Prater-Mccarran Branch. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Pyramid Branch, Mccarran Branch, Oddie Branch, Disc Drive Branch. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • Western Alliance Bank: Sparks Branch, Spanish Springs, Sparks Industrial. Info updated 2011/01/05: Bank assets: $2,234.7 mil, Deposits: $1,877.5 mil, headquarters in Phoenix, AZ, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 17 total offices, Holding Company: Western Alliance Bancorporation
  • Farm Bureau Bank FSB: Farm Bureau Bank Fsb at 2165 Green Vista Drive, branch established on 1999/07/12. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $580.9 mil, Deposits: $487.1 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Consumer Lending Specialization, 2 total offices
  • Bank of the West: Sparks Branch at 855 Sparks Boulevard, branch established on 2000/11/01. Info updated 2009/11/16: Bank assets: $62,408.3 mil, Deposits: $43,995.2 mil, headquarters in San Francisco, CA, positive income, 647 total offices, Holding Company: Bnp Paribas
  • Nevada State Bank: Sparks - Prater Way Branch at 500 East Prater Way, branch established on 1993/06/14. Info updated 2009/04/21: Bank assets: $4,101.1 mil, Deposits: $3,546.3 mil, headquarters in Las Vegas, NV, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 53 total offices, Holding Company: Zions Bancorporation
  • Heritage Bank of Nevada: Spanish Springs Branch at 330 Los Altos Prkwy, branch established on 2007/02/20. Info updated 2010/03/02: Bank assets: $489.7 mil, Deposits: $441.7 mil, headquarters in Reno, NV, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 7 total offices, Holding Company: Heritage Bancorp
  • El Dorado Savings Bank, F.S.B.: Sparks Branch at 5235 Vista Blvd, branch established on 2007/05/07. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $1,706.7 mil, Deposits: $1,536.5 mil, headquarters in Placerville, CA, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 35 total offices

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Sparks, Nevada:

  • Silver Club Hotel Casino, 1040 C St, Sparks, NV 89431 , Phone: (702) 358-4771, Fax: (775) 356-1639
  • Western Village Inn & Casino, 815 Nichols, Sparks, NV 89431 , Phone: (775) 331-1069
  • Motel 6, 2405 'B' St, Sparks, NV 89431 , Phone: (702) 358-1080
  • Sparks Super 8 Motel, 1900 E Greg St, Sparks, NV 89431 , Phone: (775) 358-8884, Fax: (775) 358-8884
  • Holiday Inn Reno - Sparks, 55 E Nugget Ave, Sparks, NV 89431 , Phone: (775) 358-6900, Fax: (775) 359-6065
  • Inn Cal, 255 N Mccarran Blvd, Sparks, NV 89431 , Phone: (775) 358-2222
  • Fairfield Inn & Suites - Reno/Sparks, 2085 Brierly Way, Sparks, NV 89431 , Phone: (775) 355-7700, Fax: (775) 355-7376
  • John Ascuaga's Nugget Hotel & Casino, 1100 Nugget Ave, Sparks, NV 89432 , Phone: (800) 648-1177, Fax: (775) 356-4192
All 8 fire-safe hotels and motels in Sparks, Nevada

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Sparks travel time to work - commute


Sparks mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (75%)
  • Electricity (22%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
  • Wood (1%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

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2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Sparks city (based on Washoe County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 27.94%
Here27.9%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchLDS (Mormon) ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionAssemblies of GodUnited Methodist Church
Adherents57.9%12.3%4.0%3.0%2.9%
Congregations7.9%16.4%9.2%7.2%2.6%
NameJewishEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaEpiscopal ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)Other
Adherents2.1%2.0%1.9%1.8%12.1%
Congregations2.6%2.6%4.6%2.6%44.1%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 56
Washoe County:

1.38 / 10,000 pop.
Nevada:

1.50 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 5
This county:

0.12 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.10 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 40
Washoe County:

0.99 / 10,000 pop.
Nevada:

1.00 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 109
Washoe County:

2.69 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.56 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 283
Here:

6.99 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.14 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

6.5%
Nevada:

8.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Washoe County:

21.2%
Nevada:

24.5%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

14.3%
State:

13.2%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 40$221,991$66,5970$0
Other Government Administration 114$699,434$73,62516$13,727
Judicial and Legal 31$178,989$69,2860$0
Police Protection - Officers 113$698,575$74,1850$0
Police - Other 49$208,129$50,9701$2,338
Firefighters 105$691,736$79,0560$0
Fire - Other 8$37,549$56,3240$0
Streets and Highways 36$200,143$66,7148$13,660
Solid Waste Management 4$15,642$46,9260$0
Sewerage 94$485,889$62,0283$2,493
Parks and Recreation 42$193,019$55,148228$147,207
Other and Unallocable 22$104,592$57,0500$0
Totals for Government 658$3,735,688$68,128256$179,425

Sparks government finances - Expenditure in 2004 (per resident):

  • Construction - Sewerage: $6,886,000 ($74.70)
    Regular Highways: $1,821,000 ($19.75)
    Parks & Recreation: $340,000 ($3.69)
    Protective Inspection & Regulation, NEC: $225,000 ($2.44)
    Fire Protection: $181,000 ($1.96)
    Housing & Community Development: $97,000 ($1.05)
    Police Protection: $85,000 ($0.92)
    Parking Facilities: $83,000 ($0.90)
    Central Staff Services: $57,000 ($0.62)
    General: $56,000 ($0.61)
    Health - Other: $53,000 ($0.57)
    Judicial & Legal: $17,000 ($0.18)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $15,013,000 ($162.86)
    Fire Protection: $11,099,000 ($120.40)
    Parks & Recreation: $7,171,000 ($77.79)
    Central Staff Services: $5,981,000 ($64.88)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $5,377,000 ($58.33)
    Regular Highways: $5,019,000 ($54.45)
    Sewerage: $4,361,000 ($47.31)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $3,165,000 ($34.33)
    Financial Administration: $2,172,000 ($23.56)
    General - Other: $1,484,000 ($16.10)
    Housing & Community Development: $1,427,000 ($15.48)
    General Public Buildings: $738,000 ($8.01)
    Parking Facilities: $207,000 ($2.25)
    Welfare - Other: $121,000 ($1.31)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $4,023,000 ($43.64)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - General: $3,748,000 ($40.66)
    Fire Protection: $15,000 ($0.16)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $2,932,000 ($31.81)
    Sewerage: $1,411,000 ($15.31)
    Parking Facilities: $1,244,000 ($13.49)
    General - Other: $762,000 ($8.27)
    Fire Protection: $563,000 ($6.11)
    Parks & Recreation: $320,000 ($3.47)
    Police Protection: $172,000 ($1.87)
    Protective Inspection & Regulation, NEC: $170,000 ($1.84)
    Judicial: $19,000 ($0.21)
    Central Staff: $18,000 ($0.20)
    General Public Building: $3,000 ($0.03)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $32,716,000 ($354.90)

Sparks government finances - Revenue in 2004 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $13,531,000 ($146.78)
    All Other: $8,213,000 ($89.09)
    Parks & Recreation: $2,837,000 ($30.78)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $997,000 ($10.82)
    Housing & Community Development: $152,000 ($1.65)
    Transit Utilities: $38,000 ($0.41)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $1,523,000 ($16.52)
    Highways: $17,000 ($0.18)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $25,396,000 ($275.50)
    Special Assessments: $2,892,000 ($31.37)
    Interest Earnings: $725,000 ($7.86)
    Rents: $277,000 ($3.00)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $22,123,000 ($239.99)
    Highways: $1,257,000 ($13.64)
    All Other: $9,000 ($0.10)
  • Tax - Property: $18,923,000 ($205.28)
    NEC: $12,820,000 ($139.07)
    Public Utilities: $3,055,000 ($33.14)

Sparks government finances - Debt in 2004 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $72,693,000 ($788.57)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $11,705,000 ($126.98)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $3,945,000 ($42.80)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $75,104,000 ($814.73)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $5,348,000 ($58.02)
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - Beginning: $1,762,000 ($19.11)
    End of Fiscal Year: $1,762,000 ($19.11)

Sparks government finances - Cash and Securities in 2004 (per resident):

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $11,135,000 ($120.79)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $41,720,000 ($452.58)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $4,761,000 ($51.65)

7.47% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($53,457 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.47%
Nevada average:

9.02%

0.16% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,296 average AGI)
Washoe County:

0.16%
Nevada average:

0.18%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Clark County, NV  0.47% ($44,546 average AGI)
from Carson City, NV  0.31% ($42,938)
from Lyon County, NV  0.31% ($36,204)


6.75% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($47,445 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.75%
Nevada average:

6.56%

0.07% of residents moved to foreign countries ($467 average AGI)
Washoe County:

0.07%
Nevada average:

0.10%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Lyon County, NV  0.57% ($45,862 average AGI)
to Clark County, NV  0.54% ($53,097)
to Carson City, NV  0.22% ($39,273)

Strongest AM radio stations in Sparks:

  • KKOH (780 AM; 50 kW; RENO, NV; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KBZZ (1270 AM; 13 kW; SPARKS, NV; Owner: AMERICOM LAS VEGAS LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KIHM (920 AM; 5 kW; RENO, NV; Owner: IHR EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING)
  • KBDB (1400 AM; 1 kW; SPARKS, NV; Owner: GEORGE S. FLINN, JR.)
  • KPTT (630 AM; 5 kW; RENO, NV; Owner: LOTUS RADIO CORP.)
  • KXEQ (1340 AM; 1 kW; RENO, NV; Owner: AZTECA BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KPLY (1230 AM; 1 kW; RENO, NV; Owner: AMERICOM LAS VEGAS LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KXTO (1550 AM; 3 kW; RENO, NV; Owner: FIRST BROADCASTING OF NEVADA, INC.)
  • KQLO (1590 AM; 5 kW; SUN VALLEY, NV; Owner: THOMAS AQUINAS SCHOOL)
  • KHIT (1450 AM; 1 kW; RENO, NV; Owner: LOTUS RADIO CORP.)
  • KPTL (1300 AM; 5 kW; CARSON CITY, NV; Owner: CASINO RADIO, LLC)
  • KHTK (1140 AM; 50 kW; SACRAMENTO, CA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KFIA (710 AM; 25 kW; CARMICHAEL, CA; Owner: VISTA BROADCASTING INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Sparks:

  • KHXR (94.5 FM; SUN VALLEY, NV; Owner: LOTUS RADIO CORP.)
  • KSRN (107.7 FM; KINGS BEACH, CA; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • KJZS (92.1 FM; SPARKS, NV; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • K285EQ (104.9 FM; VERDI, NV; Owner: AMERICOM, A CALIFORNIA LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • K254AK (98.7 FM; RENO, NV; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • KRNV-FM (102.1 FM; RENO, NV; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • K211EB (90.1 FM; SPARKS, NV; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KYWD (93.7 FM; SUN VALLEY, NV; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KLCA (96.5 FM; TAHOE CITY, CA; Owner: AMERICOM LAS VEGAS LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KRNO (106.9 FM; INCLINE VILLAGE, NV; Owner: AMERICOM LAS VEGAS LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KODS (103.7 FM; CARNELIAN BAY, CA; Owner: AMERICOM, A CALIFORNIA LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KDOT (104.5 FM; RENO, NV; Owner: LOTUS RADIO CORP.)
  • KOZZ-FM (105.7 FM; RENO, NV; Owner: LOTUS RADIO CORP.)
  • KKTO (90.5 FM; TAHOE CITY, CA; Owner: CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • KRNG-FM1 (101.3 FM; RENO, NV; Owner: SIERRA NV CHRISTIAN MUSIC ASSN INC)
  • KNHK (92.9 FM; RENO, NV; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KTHX-FM (100.1 FM; DAYTON, NV; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • KBUL-FM (98.1 FM; CARSON CITY, NV; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KNEV (95.5 FM; RENO, NV; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KUNR (88.7 FM; RENO, NV; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NEVADA, RENO)

TV broadcast stations around Sparks:

  • KNPB (Channel 5; RENO, NV; Owner: CHANNEL 5 PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KRNV (Channel 4; RENO, NV; Owner: SIERRA BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • K52FF (Channel 52; RENO, NV; Owner: TELEMUNDO OF NORTHERN CALIFORNIA LICENSE CORP.)
  • KRRI-LP (Channel 25; RENO, NV; Owner: EQUITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KAME-TV (Channel 21; RENO, NV; Owner: BROADCAST DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION)
  • KUVR-CA (Channel 68; RENO, ETC., NV; Owner: RENO LICENSE, LLC)
  • KELM-LP (Channel 43; RENO, NV; Owner: TIGER EYE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KRXI-TV (Channel 11; RENO, NV; Owner: KTVU PARTNERSHIP)
  • KTVN (Channel 2; RENO, NV; Owner: SARKES TARZIAN, INC.)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)


See more detailed statistics of Sparks fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 62
Total length: 295 meters (968ft)
Total costs: $12,861,000
Total average daily traffic: 1,158,381
Total average daily truck traffic: 96,477

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1950-1959: 2
  • 1960-1969: 20
  • 1970-1979: 4
  • 1980-1989: 16
  • 1990-1999: 12
  • 2000-2009: 8
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Sparks, NV

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 5 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Sparks)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 96 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Sparks, NV)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 44 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 19 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 567 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Sparks)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 1 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Sparks)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 140 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)


Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 11 full and 6 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED540$159,816288$138,427861$174,50029$87,8151$12,625,730161$123,0432$94,380
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED26$153,81520$118,81069$186,7046$36,6470$012$101,5611$29,640
APPLICATIONS DENIED72$156,15139$118,871414$195,47248$87,8690$055$136,6143$103,610
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN70$160,22538$129,156248$177,59516$71,9751$24,625,00030$110,2081$14,390
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS3$156,1736$101,76556$180,6563$178,6330$09$152,9040$0

Detailed mortgage data for all 16 tracts in Sparks, NV

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 11 full and 6 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED31$184,03916$232,6990$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED12$209,8938$212,4162$186,770
APPLICATIONS DENIED2$185,6002$254,5701$212,760
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$02$163,2350$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$0

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 377
  • Hazardous Condition: 564
  • Service Call: 15
  • Good Intent Call: 5

Incident types - Sparks


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Sparks, NV

Most common first names in Sparks, NV among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John29671.8 years
Robert25868.9 years
William25570.9 years
Mary24777.4 years
James22269.5 years
Charles16373.7 years
George13875.0 years
Richard13766.3 years
Margaret11977.4 years
Joseph11673.9 years
Most common last names in Sparks, NV among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith12072.3 years
Johnson7673.5 years
Miller6474.5 years
Jones5974.7 years
Brown5571.1 years
Williams4773.4 years
Davis4466.7 years
Anderson4476.5 years
Wilson3867.9 years
Moore3773.4 years
Businesses in Sparks, NV
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven7Lowe's1
AT&T3MasterBrand Cabinets8
Ace Hardware1Maurices1
Ann Taylor1McDonald's4
Applebee's1Motel 61
AutoZone2New Balance1
Banana Republic1Nike5
Baskin-Robbins1Office Depot1
Bath & Body Works1OfficeMax1
Bed Bath & Beyond1Old Navy1
Big O Tires1Olive Garden1
Blockbuster3Outback1
Budget Car Rental1Outback Steakhouse1
Burger King3Panda Express2
CVS4Papa John's Pizza1
Costco1Payless2
Cricket Wireless2Penske1
Curves1Pizza Hut2
DHL2Popeyes1
Dairy Queen1Qdoba Mexican Grill1
Dennys1Quiznos2
Discount Tire1RadioShack3
Domino's Pizza1Red Robin1
El Pollo Loco1Rue211
Famous Footwear1Ryder Rental & Truck Leasing1
FedEx14SONIC Drive-In1
Forever 211Safeway1
GNC2Sears2
GameStop3Sprint Nextel2
Gap1Starbucks9
Gymboree1Subway9
H&R Block7Super 81
Holiday Inn1T-Mobile5
Home Depot1Taco Bell1
IHOP1Target1
JCPenney1True Value1
Jack In The Box3U-Haul5
Jamba Juice1UPS18
Jones New York3Vans1
KFC2Verizon Wireless2
Kmart1Vons2
Kohl's1Walgreens4
Kroger2Walmart1
Lane Bryant2Wendy's2
Little Caesars Pizza2YMCA2
Browse common businesses in Sparks, NV


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