Sparks Washoe County, Nevada

Sparks: City in Washoe County, Nevada, United States

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Location of Sparks on Nevada map.

About

Sparks is a city located in the county of Washoe in the U.S. state of Nevada. Its population at the 2010 census was 90,264 and a population density of 959 people per km². After 9 years in 2019 city had an estimated population of 105,006 inhabitants.

The city was created 117 years ago in 1903.

Geography

Sparks is located at 39°32'6"N 119°45'10"W (39.5349100, -119.7526900).

Victorian Square  Sparks  Nevada image
Victorian Square Sparks Nevada

Weather

Sparks forecast: Partly cloudy, with a low around 57. West wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. more

Victorian Square  Sparks  Nevada image

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Sparks Quick Facts

Population : 105,006 (2019)
Country : United States of America
State : Nevada (United States)
County : Washoe County
Head of government : mayor
Postal code : 89431–89436
Phone Area Codes : 775
Area : 94.11 km2
Named for : John Sparks
Altitude : 4,413 feet / 1345 meters
Establishment : January 01, 1904 (117 years ago)
Time Zone : America/Los_Angeles
Local time : 20:27:14 (24th June 2021)
Density : 1,116 Pop. per km² as of 2019
Population growth : 14.04% (2010-2019)
Weather : 57℉ Partly Cloudy 7-days weather

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Demographics

The population of Sparks increased by 14.04% in 9 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 90,264 - census
2011 91,616 1.48% estimation process
2012 92,406 0.85% estimation process
2013 93,317 0.98% estimation process
2014 94,561 1.32% estimation process
2015 95,759 1.25% estimation process
2016 98,068 2.35% estimation process
2017 100,048 1.98% estimation process
2018 103,979 3.78% estimation process
2019 105,006 0.98% estimation process

Sparks zip code is 89431. County name: Washoe, County fips: 32031

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People born in Sparks (18)

People born in Sparks, including actress and musician Jena Malone, actress Mädchen Amick, 28th Governor of Nevada Jim Gibbons, you can see a list of people who born in Sparks.

  • Josh Weston (American bodybuilder and pornographic actor)
  • Bruce Breslow (American businessman and politician)
  • Lloyd Butler (American rower)
  • Steve Portenga (American stock car racing driver)
  • T. J. Bell (racecar driver)
  • Vernon White (American mixed martial artist)
  • Gabby Williams (French-American basketball player (1996-))
  • Kyle Roberts (American-football player (1992-))
  • Tony Regan (actor (1908–1988))
  • Kevin Partida (US association football player)
  • Angelina Keeley (American charity organizer and political activist)
  • Edwin F. Wagner (mathematician)
  • Mabel Mariani Brown (instructor in English)
  • Edwin L. Cantlon (physician)
  • John E. Cantlon (American scientist)

Schools

College & universities near Sparks

Code Name City ZIP
443669 Milan Institute-Sparks Sparks (NV) 89431
457785 International Academy of Style Reno (NV) 89502-1559
181941 Career College of Northern Nevada Sparks (NV) 89434-7905
182290 University of Nevada-Reno Reno (NV) 89557
476841 Paul Mitchell the School-Reno Reno (NV) 89502

Stations (10)

Amtrak & bus stations near Sparks

Code Name Address Type
SPX Sparks, Nevada (Thruway Buses) 1100 Nugget Avenue BUS
SPR Sparks, Nevada (Train Stop) Nugget Ave. east of 11th St. RAIL
RNO Reno 280 North Center St. RAIL
TRU Truckee station 10065 Donner Pass Road RAIL
SOD Soda Springs, California 22002 Donner Pass Rd. BUS

Other places with the same name (2)

Other cities in Washoe County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Washoe County , NV.

City Name Population Title
Reno 255,601 County seat of Washoe County, Nevada, United States
Sun Valley 1,406 Resort city in Blaine County, Idaho, United States

Distance to Other Cities

Sparks distances to largest Nevada cities

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