Cost of Living in Sparks, NV

Cost of living One person Family of 4
💰 Total with rent
$1945
$4467
🛋️ Without rent
$725
$2362
🏨 Rent & Utilities
$1220
$2105
🍽️ Food
$531
$1380
🚐 Transport
$55.7
$150
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$3742
😀 Quality of life
64
🏙️ Population
108K

The average cost of living in Sparks is $1945, which is in the top 11% of the most expensive cities in the world, ranked 1052nd out of 9294 in our global list, 934th out of 2202 in the United States, and 8th out of 13 in Nevada.

The median after-tax salary is $3742, which is enough to cover living expenses for 1.9 months. Ranked 4402nd (TOP 47%) in the list of best places to live in the world and 1597th best city to live in the United States, and 8th most liveable city in Nevada. With an estimated population of 108K, Sparks is the 301st largest city in the United States.

✈️ Closest airport 7 km Reno Tahoe International Airport
😷 Air quality Moderate 13.5 µg/m³
🎓 Best university rank 391 University of Nevada - Reno
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Prices in Sparks

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Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$15.1
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$59.6
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$8.08
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$5
 Cappuccino
$4.34
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$2
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in city Center, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1246
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$996
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in city Center, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$2240
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1781
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$107
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$165
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$67.2
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
5.12%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$4576
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2544
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$2.21
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$56.8
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$16.8
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.24
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.95
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$2.74
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.86
🥚 Eggs, x12
$3.11
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.7
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$13.3
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.59
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.69
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.92
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.12
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.5
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.39
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.2
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.08
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$12.4
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.85
🚬 Cigarette pack
$8.43
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$8.43
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$4.98
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$3.66
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.91
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$38.7
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$11.5
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$109
💇 Haircut, simple
$16.6
👖 Brand Jeans
$43.6
👟 Brand Sneakers
$78.5
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$952
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$13273

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