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As of 2010-2014, the total population of Sparks is 92,236, which is 39.02% more than it was in 2000. The population growth rate is higher than the state average rate of 38.20% and is much higher than the national average rate of 11.61%. The Sparks population density is 2,567.39 people per square mile, which is much higher than the state average density of 24.98 people per square mile and is much higher than the national average density of 82.73 people per square mile. The most prevalent race in Sparks is white, which represent 79.07% of the total population. The average Sparks education level is about the same as the state average and is lower than the national average.

Topics:Population GrowthPopulation DensityPopulation by RacesPopulation by First AncestryPopulation by GenderPopulation by AgeEducationSchool EnrollmentHousehold and FamilyMarital StatusPlace of Birth and CitizenshipLanguage

Population in 2010-2014: 92,236. #9

Population Growth Since 2000, #16

Sparks, NV
39.02%
Nevada
38.20%
U.S.
11.61%

Population Density, #10

Sparks, NV
2,567.39 per square mile
Nevada
24.98 per square mile
U.S.
82.73 per square mile

Population by Races

White:72,929 (79.07%, #102)
Black:2,080 (2.26%, #22)
Hispanic:26,004 (28.19%, #15)
Asian:5,312 (5.76%, #14)
Native (American Indian, Alaska Native, Hawaiian Native, etc.):1,812 (1.96%, #32)
One Race, Other:6,038 (6.55%, see rank)
Two or More Races:4,065 (4.41%, see rank)

Hispanic Population
Mexican:21,319 (81.98%, see rank)
Puerto Rican:295 (1.13%, see rank)
Cuban:160 (0.62%, see rank)
Central American:2,941 (11.31%, see rank)
South American:543 (2.09%, see rank)

Asian Population
Indian:486 (9.15%, see rank)
Chinese:533 (10.03%, see rank)
Filipino:2,908 (54.74%, see rank)
Japanese:276 (5.20%, see rank)
Korean:395 (7.44%, see rank)
Vietnamese:388 (7.30%, see rank)
Asian, Other:326 (6.14%, see rank)
 

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical race data.

Population by First Ancestry

81,553 (88.42%) out of the total population of 92,236 reported first ancestry.

 Sparks, NV% of the Total PopulationNevadaU.S.
Arab2750.30%, see rank0.51%0.56%
Czech2050.22%, see rank0.34%0.47%
Danish7430.81%, see rank0.68%0.42%
Dutch1,0881.18%, see rank1.16%1.40%
English8,4779.19%, see rank7.34%8.02%
French2,7833.02%, see rank2.76%3.34%
German12,20013.23%, see rank11.96%15.03%
Greek4190.45%, see rank0.43%0.41%
Hungarian2970.32%, see rank0.45%0.46%
Irish10,59711.49%, see rank9.34%10.80%
Italian6,3466.88%, see rank6.17%5.52%
Norwegian1,5711.70%, see rank1.42%1.42%
Polish1,8311.99%, see rank2.22%3.01%
Portuguese8260.90%, see rank0.58%0.44%
Russian7080.77%, see rank0.98%0.92%
Scotch-Irish9070.98%, see rank0.79%0.99%
Scottish1,8552.01%, see rank1.63%1.72%
Subsaharan African2140.23%, see rank0.87%0.95%
Swedish1,5781.71%, see rank1.23%1.27%
Swiss2590.28%, see rank0.31%0.30%
Ukrainian1390.15%, see rank0.19%0.31%
American4,7415.14%, see rank4.74%7.12%
Welsh6530.71%, see rank0.60%0.57%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical first ancestry data.

Population by Gender

Male: 45,087 (48.88%, see rank)
Females: 47,149 (51.12%, see rank)

Sparks, NV
Male: 48.88%
Female: 51.12%
Nevada
Male: 50.37%
Female: 49.63%
U.S.
Male: 49.19%
Female: 50.81%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical gender data.

Population by Age

Median Age (see rank)
Sparks, NV
37.50 years old
Nevada
36.90 years old
U.S.
37.40 years old

Median Age, Male (see rank)
Sparks, NV
36.50 years old
Nevada
36.30 years old
U.S.
36.10 years old

Median Age, Female (see rank)
Sparks, NV
38.40 years old
Nevada
37.60 years old
U.S.
38.80 years old

 Sparks, NV% of the Total PopulationNevadaU.S.
Under 5 years6,3756.91%, see rank6.54%6.36%
5 to 9 years6,3166.85%, see rank6.79%6.51%
10 to 14 years5,9746.48%, see rank6.58%6.59%
15 to 19 years5,9446.44%, see rank6.43%6.85%
20 to 24 years5,8756.37%, see rank6.74%7.13%
25 to 34 years12,49113.54%, see rank14.27%13.47%
35 to 44 years13,11414.22%, see rank13.80%12.96%
45 to 54 years12,50113.55%, see rank13.73%14.09%
55 to 64 years11,84512.84%, see rank12.00%12.29%
65 to 74 years7,4858.12%, see rank8.09%7.64%
75 to 84 2,9413.19%, see rank3.76%4.25%
85 years and over1,3751.49%, see rank1.27%1.85%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical age data.

Education for the 25 Years and Over

 Sparks, NVNevadaU.S.
Total 25 Years and Over Population61,752, 100%1,847,920209,056,129
Less Than High School9,177, 14.86%, see rank15.15%13.67%
High School Graduate17,107, 27.70%, see rank28.65%27.95%
Some College or Associate Degree21,956, 35.56%, see rank33.67%29.09%
Bachelor Degree9,295, 15.05%, see rank14.87%18.27%
Master, Doctorate, or Professional Degree4,217, 6.83%, see rank7.67%11.01%
USA.com Education Index#13.20, see rank13.2013.54
# Higher USA.com Education Index means more educated population.

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical education level data.

School Enrollment

 Sparks, NV NevadaU.S.
Total PublicPrivatePublicPrivatePublicPrivate
Nursery School, Preschool, Kindergarten2,87876.23%23.77%75.12%24.88%71.30%28.70%
Elementary School (Grades 1-8)9,54093.01%, see rank6.99%, see rank93.44%6.56%89.86%10.14%
High School (Grades 9-12)4,74595.43%, see rank4.57%, see rank95.00%5.00%90.60%9.40%
College5,08592.45%, see rank7.55%, see rank84.14%15.86%78.37%21.63%
Graduate School66877.99%, see rank22.01%, see rank66.80%33.20%58.86%41.14%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical school enrollment data.

Household and Family

 Sparks, NVNevadaU.S.
Total Households34,750, 100%1,005,958116,211,092
Average Household Size2.64, see rank2.712.63
1 Person Households9,455, 27.21%, see rank27.74%27.57%
2 or More Person Households25,295, 72.79%, see rank72.26%72.43%
Family Households (Families)22,787, 65.57%, see rank64.47%66.22%
Average Family Size3.34, see rank3.463.32
Married-Couple Family16,336, 47.01%, see rank45.26%48.42%
Nonfamily Households11,963, 34.43%, see rank35.53%33.78%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical household and family data.

Marital Status of 15 Years and Over

 Sparks, NV%NevadaU.S.
15 Years and Over Total73,571see rank2,211,697252,974,135
Males, 15 Years and Over35,448100%, see rank1,109,661123,281,364
Never Married11,32331.94%, see rank35.60%35.77%
Married19,11053.91%, see rank48.92%52.04%
Widowed6831.93%, see rank2.52%2.57%
Divorced4,33212.22%, see rank12.97%9.62%
Females, 15 Years and Over38,123100%, see rank1,102,036129,692,771
Never Married9,93326.06%, see rank28.43%29.48%
Married19,00649.85%, see rank48.72%49.19%
Widowed3,0357.96%, see rank7.94%9.16%
Divorced6,14916.13%, see rank14.90%12.16%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical marital status data.

Place of Birth and Citizenship

 Sparks, NV%NevadaU.S.
Native76,68883.14%, see rank80.92%86.93%
Born in the State of Residence30,81333.41%, see rank25.15%58.73%
Born in Different State44,79948.57%, see rank54.06%26.78%
Born in Puerto Rico, U.S. Island Areas,
or Born Abroad to American Parent(s)
1,0761.17%, see rank1.70%1.42%
Foreign Born15,54816.86%, see rank19.08%13.07%
Foreign Born with U.S. Citizenship6,9527.54%, see rank8.46%5.99%
Foreign Born without U.S. Citizenship8,5969.32%, see rank10.63%7.09%
Born In Europe8090.88%, see rank1.50%1.53%
Born In Asia3,5073.80%, see rank5.68%3.82%
Born In Africa3320.36%, see rank0.49%0.55%
Born In Oceania550.06%, see rank0.11%0.07%
Born In Latin America10,64411.54%, see rank10.96%6.83%
Born In Northern America2010.22%, see rank0.35%0.26%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical place of birth and citizenship data.

Language Spoken at Home

 Sparks, NV%NevadaU.S.
English26,05174.97%, see rank70.72%79.39%
Spanish6,18617.80%, see rank18.11%11.75%
Other Indo-European Languages8202.36%, see rank3.66%4.52%
Asian and Pacific Islander Languages1,5684.51%, see rank6.45%3.36%
Other1250.36%, see rank1.07%0.99%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical language spoken at home data.


 
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