Sparks, NV Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 26,083 housing units in Sparks. This represents a 20.4% growth from 21,660 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 25,702 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and 381 were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Sparks is about 59.8%. Sparks's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 5.5%. Average household size is 2.67 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Sparks were built after 1978.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type5.50%
One Bedroom15.30%
Two Bedrooms25.60%
Three Bedrooms36.20%
Four Bedrooms14.80%
Five Bedrooms or more2.60%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.75
Median year structure was built1979
Median Value of occupied units$143,700
Median Price asked for vacant units$179,300

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.56
Median year structure was built1976
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$627

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0.20%
Second Mortgage11.30%
Home Equity Loan8.80%
Simple Mortgage62.90%
Debt Free16.80%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs22.3%