Sparks City PUMA, NV

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Population

144,024

1.68% growth

Median Age

38.5


Median Household Income

$60,630

7.09% growth

Number of Employees

66,948

3.74% growth

Median Property Value

$235,800

16.7% growth

About

In 2017, Sparks City PUMA, NV had a population of 144k people with a median age of 38.5 and a median household income of $60,630. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Sparks City PUMA, NV grew from 141,643 to 144,024, a 1.68% increase and its median household income grew from $56,614 to $60,630, a 7.09% increase.

The population of Sparks City PUMA, NV is 61.4% White Alone, 26.5% Hispanic or Latino, and 4.65% Asian Alone. 24% of the people in Sparks City PUMA, NV speak a non-English language, and 93.3% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Sparks City PUMA, NV are Career College of Northern Nevada (299 degrees awarded in 2016) and Milan Institute-Sparks (271 degrees).

The median property value in Sparks City PUMA, NV is $235,800, and the homeownership rate is 64.8%. Most people in Sparks City PUMA, NV commute by N/A, and the average commute time is 23.2 minutes. The average car ownership in Sparks City PUMA, NV is N/A per household.

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Economy

The economy of Sparks City PUMA, NV employs 66.9k people. The largest industries in Sparks City PUMA, NV are Construction (5,481 people), Elementary & secondary schools (3,826 people), and Restaurants & Food Services (3,704 people), and the highest paying industries are Nonmetallic mineral mining & quarrying ($118,415), Electric power generation, transmission & distribution ($94,624), and Drugs, sundries, & chemical & allied products merchant wholesalers ($91,224).

Median household income in Sparks City PUMA, NV is $60,630. Males in Sparks City PUMA, NV have an average income that is 1.31 times higher than the average income of females, which is $41,654. The income inequality in Sparks City PUMA, NV (measured using the Gini index) is 0.419, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$60,630

2017 value

± $1,516

7.09%

1 Year Growth

± 3.49%

Households in Sparks City PUMA, NV have a median annual income of $60,630, which is more than the median annual income of $60,336 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $56,614 in 2016, which represents a 7.09% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

$54,636

Average Male Salary

± $6,624

$41,654

Average Female Salary

± $4,852

In 2017, full-time male employees in Sparks City PUMA, NV made 1.31 times more than female employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. White

    $45,666 ± $4,792

  2. Black

    $42,782 ± $32,012

  3. American Indian and Alaska Native tribes specified; or American Indian or Alaska Native, not specified and no other races

    $38,074 ± $45,646

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Sparks City PUMA, NV workers was White. These workers were paid 1.07 times more than Black workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

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Wage Distribution

0.419

2017 Wage GINI

0.417

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in Sparks City PUMA, NV was 0.419 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.426% growth from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even.

The 2017 the GINI for Sparks City PUMA, NV was lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Sparks City PUMA, NV in comparison to the national average.

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Income by Location

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In 2017, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Sparks City PUMA, NV was Washoe County (South) PUMA, NV with a value of $81,787, followed by Las Vegas (Northeast) & North Las Vegas (Outer) Cities PUMA, NV and Northwest Las Vegas Valley PUMA, NV, with respective values of $80,039 and $73,896.

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Poverty by Age and Gender

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Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

N/A% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Sparks City PUMA, NV (N/A out of N/A people) live below the poverty line, a number that is approximately the same as the national average of 13.4%. The largest demographic living in poverty are N/A N/A, followed by N/A N/A and then N/A N/A.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

66.9k

2017 Value

3.74%

1 Year growth

± 3.74%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Sparks City PUMA, NV grew at a rate of 3.74%, from 64.5k employees to 66.9k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Sparks City PUMA, NV, are Laborers & freight, stock, & material movers, hand (2,286 people), Driver/sales workers & truck drivers (2,004 people), and Secretaries & administrative assistants (1,762 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Sparks City PUMA, NV.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Sparks City PUMA, NV, by number of employees, are Laborers & freight, stock, & material movers, hand (2,286 people), Driver/sales workers & truck drivers (2,004 people), and Secretaries & administrative assistants (1,762 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other pumas, Sparks City PUMA, NV has an unusually high number of residents working as Firstline supervisors of gaming workers (19.1 times higher than expected), Gaming managers (15.4 times), and Gaming services workers (9.22 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Sparks City PUMA, NV, by average salary, are Physicians & surgeons ($223,015), Massage therapists ($166,972), and Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers ($156,907).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

66.9k

2017 Value

3.74%

1 Year growth

± 3.74%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Sparks City PUMA, NV grew at a rate of 3.74%, from 64.5k employees to 66.9k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Sparks City PUMA, NV, are Construction (5,481 people), Elementary & secondary schools (3,826 people), and Restaurants & Food Services (3,704 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Sparks City PUMA, NV, though some of these residents may live in Sparks City PUMA, NV and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in Sparks City PUMA, NV, by number of employees, are Construction (5,481 people), Elementary & secondary schools (3,826 people), and Restaurants & Food Services (3,704 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other pumas, Sparks City PUMA, NV has an unusually high number of Other motor vehicle dealers (5.32 times higher than expected), Book stores & news dealers (5.3 times), and Software publishing (4.95 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Sparks City PUMA, NV, by average salary, are Nonmetallic mineral mining & quarrying ($118,415), Electric power generation, transmission & distribution ($94,624), and Drugs, sundries, & chemical & allied products merchant wholesalers ($91,224).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Nevada to other states, or from other states to Nevada.

Top Domestic Production in Dollars

  1. $16B

  2. $8.39B

  3. $6.48B

In 2015, the top outbound Nevada product (by dollars) was Textiles/leather with $16B, followed by Mixed freight with $8.39B and Coal-n.e.c. and $6.48B.

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Nevada products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$75B

2015 Value

$113B

Projected 2045 Value

51.3% growth

In 2015, total outbound Nevada trade was $75B. This is expected to increase 51.3% to $113B by 2045.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Nevada to other states, or from other states to Nevada.

Most Common Trade Partners

  1. $19.2B

  2. $6.44B

  3. $3.88B

In 2015, the top outbound Nevada domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was California with $19.2B, followed by Utah with $6.44B and Arizona and $3.88B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Nevada shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Health

N/A% of the population of Sparks City PUMA, NV has health coverage, with N/A% on employee plans, N/A% on Medicaid, N/A% on Medicare, N/A% on non-group plans, and N/A% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in the puma of Sparks City PUMA, NV was $6,714 in 2014. This is a 7% increase from the previous year ($6,275).

Primary care physicians in Sparks City PUMA, NV see 1764 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.858% increase from the previous year (1749 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1632 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 536 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Nye County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (13.1%). Additionally, Lyon County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (34%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,764 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Nevada see an average of 1,764 patients per year. This represents a 0.858% increase from the previous year (1,749 patients).

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.

State with the Highest Prevalence

  1. 8.26% of the population affected

  2. 8.13% of the population affected

  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.

Most prevalent states

  1. 19.2% of adults

  2. 17.9% of adults

  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

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Health Care Spending

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$6,714

Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

$3,417

Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care

$5,484

Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care

$10,796

Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in Nevada (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 7%, from $6,275 to $6,714.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

N/A%

Uninsured

N/A%

Employer Coverage

N/A%

Medicaid

N/A%

Medicare

N/A%

Non-Group

N/A%

Military or VA

Between N/A and N/A, the percent of uninsured citizens in Sparks City PUMA, NV N/A by N/A from N/A% to N/A%.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.

Most at risk counties

  1. 13.1% prevalence

  2. 12.4% prevalence

  3. 12.1% prevalence

Nye County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Nevada, at 13.1%.

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Diversity

Sparks City PUMA, NV is home to a population of 144k people, from which 93.3% are citizens. As of 2017, N/A% of Sparks City PUMA, NV residents were born outside of the country.

The ethnic composition of the population of Sparks City PUMA, NV is composed of 88.4k White Alone residents (61.4%), 38.1k Hispanic or Latino residents (26.5%), 6.7k Asian Alone residents (4.65%), 3.94k Two or More Races residents (2.74%), 3.39k Black or African American Alone residents (2.36%), 2.77k American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (1.92%), 585 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0.406%), and 92 Some Other Race Alone residents (0.0639%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Sparks City PUMA, NV are Spanish or Spanish Creole (24,927 speakers), Tagalog (2,313 speakers), and Chinese (541 speakers).

Age

Age by Nativity

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Median Native-Born Age

± N/A

N/A

Median Foreign-Born Age

± N/A

In 2017, the median age of all people in Sparks City PUMA, NV was 38.5. Native-born citizens, with a median age of N/A, were generally N/A than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of N/A. But people in Sparks City PUMA, NV are getting getting older. In 2016, the average age of all Sparks City PUMA, NV residents was 38.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

N/A%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

14.6%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

As of 2017, N/A% of Sparks City PUMA, NV residents were born outside of the United States, which is approximately the same as the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Sparks City PUMA, NV was 14.6%, meaning that the rate has been maintaining.

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin

  1. Mexico

    10,101 ± 2,379 people

  2. Philippines

    2,051 ± 1,104 people

  3. El Salvador

    1,577 ± 970 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Sparks City PUMA, NV was Mexico, the natal country of 10,101 Sparks City PUMA, NV residents, followed by Philippines with 2,051 and El Salvador with 1,577.

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Citizenship

93.3%

2017 Citizenship

92.5%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 93.3% of Sparks City PUMA, NV residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Sparks City PUMA, NV was 92.5%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    88.4k ± 1.61k

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    38.1k ± 2.4k

  3. Asian Alone

    6.7k ± 621

In 2017, there were 2.32 times more White Alone residents (88.4k people) in Sparks City PUMA, NV than any other race or ethnicity. There were 38.1k Hispanic or Latino and 6.7k Asian Alone residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 8 races and ethnicities represented in Sparks City PUMA, NV as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. Spanish or Spanish Creole

    24,927 speakers (19%)

  2. Tagalog

    2,313 speakers (1.76%)

  3. Chinese

    541 speakers (0.412%)

24% of Sparks City PUMA, NV citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is higher than the national average of 21.5%. In 2015, the most common non-English language spoken in Sparks City PUMA, NV was Spanish or Spanish Creole. 19% of the overall population of Sparks City PUMA, NV are native Spanish or Spanish Creole speakers. 1.76% speak Tagalog and 0.412% speak Spanish or Spanish Creole, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

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  2. false

    0 ± 0

  3. false

    0 ± 0

Sparks City PUMA, NV has a large population of military personnel who served in false, N/A times greater than any other conflict.

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Education

In 2016, universities in Sparks City PUMA, NV awarded 570 degrees. The student population of Sparks City PUMA, NV is skewed towards women, with 280 male students and 445 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Sparks City PUMA, NV are White (282 and 49.6%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (205 and 36%), Asian (22 and 3.87%), and American Indian or Alaska Native (22 and 3.87%).

The largest universities in Sparks City PUMA, NV by number of degrees awarded are Career College of Northern Nevada (299 and 52.5%) and Milan Institute-Sparks (271 and 47.5%).

The most popular majors in Sparks City PUMA, NV are Medical Assistant (183 and 32.1%), Welding Technology (72 and 12.6%), and Nursing Assistant & Patient Care Assistant (61 and 10.7%).

The median tuition costs in Sparks City PUMA, NV are $N/A for private four year colleges, and $N/A and $N/A respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common

  1. 100 degrees awarded

  2. 61 degrees awarded

  3. 51 degrees awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for < 1 Year Postsecondary Certificate recipients in Sparks City PUMA, NV was Medical Assistant with 100 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a < 1 Year Postsecondary Certificate from schools in Sparks City PUMA, NV according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

  1. 299 degrees awarded

  2. 271 degrees awarded

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Median In-State Public

$N/A

Median Private

In 2016, the Sparks City PUMA, NV institution with the largest number of graduating students was Career College of Northern Nevada with 299 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

211

Degrees Awarded to Men

359

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2016, 211 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Sparks City PUMA, NV, which is 0.588 times less than the 359 female students who received degrees in the same year.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    282 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    205 degrees awarded

  3. Asian

    22 degrees awarded

In 2016 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Sparks City PUMA, NV were to White students. These 282 degrees mean that there were 1.38 times more White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 205 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Sparks City PUMA, NV was $235,800 in 2017, which is 1.08 times larger than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $202,000 to $235,800, a 16.7% increase. The homeownership rate in Sparks City PUMA, NV is 64.8%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Sparks City PUMA, NV have an average commute time of 23.2 minutes, and they commute by N/A. Car ownership in Sparks City PUMA, NV is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of N/A per household.

Income

Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.

$60,630

Median Household Income

± $1,516

N/A

Number of Households

± N/A

In 2017, the median household income of the N/A households in Sparks City PUMA, NV grew to $60,630 from the previous year's value of $56,614.

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Housing

Property Value

$235,800

2017 Median

± $3,728

$202,000

2016 Median

± $4,708

In 2017, the median property value in Sparks City PUMA, NV grew to to $235,800 from the previous year's value of $202,000.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Sparks City PUMA, NV compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Sparks City PUMA, NV the largest share of households have a property value in the N/A range.

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Property Taxes

$800 - $1,499

Average Range

This chart shows the households in Sparks City PUMA, NV distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Sparks City PUMA, NV the largest share of households pay taxes in the $800 - $1,499 range.

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Rent vs Own

64.8%

2017 Homeownership

64%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 64.8% of the housing units in Sparks City PUMA, NV were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 64%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Sparks City PUMA, NV compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

N/A

Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Sparks City PUMA, NV distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Sparks City PUMA, NV have N/A, followed by N/A.

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Commute Time

23.2 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Sparks City PUMA, NV have a shorter commute time (23.2 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 1.85% of the workforce in Sparks City PUMA, NV have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

In N/A, the most common method of travel for workers in Sparks City PUMA, NV was N/A, followed by those who N/A and those who N/A.

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