3 Cheap Apartments for rent in Sparks, NV

Last updated January 11 at 12:12pm UTC
125 C St
Downtown Sparks
Sparks, NV
Updated January 11 at 12:12pm UTC
1 Bedroom
$700
1816 F Street
Downtown Sparks
Sparks, NV
Updated January 11 at 11:57am UTC
1 Bedroom
$700
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Patton Dr
Northeast Reno
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Updated January 11 at 8:33am UTC
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$675
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January 2018 Sparks Rent Report

Welcome to the January 2018 Sparks Rent Report. Sparks rents remained steady over the past month. In this report, we'll evaluate trends in the Sparks rental market, including comparisons to similar cities nationwide.

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January 2018 Sparks Rent Report

Welcome to the January 2018 Sparks Rent Report. Sparks rents remained steady over the past month. In this report, we'll evaluate trends in the Sparks rental market, including comparisons to similar cities nationwide.

Sparks rent trends were flat over the past month

Sparks rents have remained flat over the past month, however, they have increased sharply by 7.3% year-over-year. Currently, median rents in Sparks stand at $1,080 for a one-bedroom apartment and $1,400 for a two-bedroom. Sparks' year-over-year rent growth leads the state average of 4.6%, as well as the national average of 2.8%.

Many large cities nationwide show more affordable rents compared to Sparks

As rents have increased sharply in Sparks, a few large cities nationwide have seen rents grow more modestly. Compared to most large cities across the country, Sparks is less affordable for renters.

  • Sparks' median two-bedroom rent of $1,400 is above the national average of $1,160. Nationwide, rents have grown by 2.8% over the past year compared to the 7.3% increase in Sparks.
  • While Sparks' rents rose sharply over the past year, many cities nationwide also saw increases, including Phoenix (+3.8%), Seattle (+3.0%), and Dallas (+2.2%).
  • Renters will generally find more expensive prices in Sparks than most large cities. For example, Detroit has a median 2BR rent of $890, where Sparks is more than one-and-a-half times that price.

For more information check out our national report. You can also access our full data for cities and counties across the U.S. at this link.

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Read more about our new methodology below, or see a more detailed post here.

Methodology:

Apartment List is committed to making our rent estimates the best and most accurate available. To do this, we start with reliable median rent statistics from the Census Bureau, then extrapolate them forward to the current month using a growth rate calculated from our listing data. In doing so, we use a same-unit analysis similar to Case-Shiller’s approach, comparing only units that are available across both time periods to provide an accurate picture of rent growth in cities across the country.

Our approach corrects for the sample bias inherent in other private sources, producing results that are much closer to statistics published by the Census Bureau and HUD. Our methodology also allows us to construct a picture of rent growth over an extended period of time, with estimates that are updated each month.

Read more about our methodology here.

About Rent Reports:

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We are continuously working to improve our methodology and data, with the goal of providing renters with the information that they need to make the best decisions.