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Sparks is a city in Washoe County, Nevada, United States. It was founded in 1904 and incorporated on March 15, 1905, and is located just east of Reno. The 2010 U.S. Census Bureau population count was 90,264. It is the fifth most populous city in Nevada. Sparks is located within the Reno–Sparks metropolitan area.


Looking for travel information about Sparks? Explore the best travel advice on Sparks, United States. When planning a trip to Sparks, make sure you visit its near-by prime city of South Lake Tahoe. Add South Lake Tahoe to your vacation plan, it has an interesting bunch of activities to do on your visit like National Automobile Museum, Aces Ballpark, Peppermill Casino. To get to this city, remember that the nearest major airport is Lake Tahoe Airport. To explore Sparks, set aside 1 to 2 number of your days. You'll be coming back for more!

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Facts and Stats for Sparks*

  • Pollution Statistics in Sparks

    Know the pollution level of Sparks before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 24.14 (Low)
    • Water Pollution 22.62 (Low)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 47.62 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 34.52 (Low)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 17.86 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 16.67 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 25 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 23.81 (Low)
  • Sparks: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Sparks for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Sparks.

    • Burglary and Theft 39.29 (Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 32.14 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 42.05 (Moderate)
    • Corruption and Bribery 35.71 (Low)
    • Car Stealing 35.23 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 46.43 (Moderate)
    • Attacks 32.95 (Low)
    • Drug offense 53.41 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 82.14 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 40.91 (Moderate)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 37.5 (Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 22.73 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 52.27 (Moderate)
  • Living in Sparks - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of Sparks is 185.52 (Very High)

    • Safety Index 58.25 (Moderate)
    • Climate Index 63.59 (High)
    • Pollution Index 29.14 (Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 24.59 (Very Low)
    • Cost of Living Index 64.23 (Low)
    • Health Care Index 63.38 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 3.5 (Very Low)
    • Purchasing Power Index 128.73 (Very High)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Sparks

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Sparks

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.1 USD
    • International Movie per seat 10.25 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 30.75 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 70.5 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 44 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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