Reno-Sparks metropolitan area


Reno-Sparks metropolitan area

The Reno–Sparks Metropolitan Statistical Area, as defined by the United States Census Bureau, is an area consisting of two counties in western Nevada, anchored by the cities of Reno and Sparks. As of the 2000 census, the MSA had a population of 342,885 (though a July 1, 2007 estimate placed the population at 410,272). [cite web | url = http://www.census.gov/popest/metro/tables/2007/CBSA-EST2007-01.csv | title = Annual Estimates of the Population of Metropolitan and Micropolitan Statistical Areas: April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2007 (CBSA-EST2007-01) | format = CSV | work = 2007 Population Estimates | publisher = United States Census Bureau, Population Division | date = 2008-03-27 | accessdate = 2008-10-08]

Counties

*Storey
*Washoe

Communities

Cities

*Reno (Principal city)
*Sparks (Principal city)

Census-designated places

"Note: All census-designated places are unincorporated."
*Cold Springs
*Gerlach-Empire
*Incline Village-Crystal Bay
*Lemmon Valley-Golden Valley
*Nixon
*Spanish Springs
*Sun Valley
*Sutcliffe
*Verdi-Mogul
*Wadsworth

Unincorporated places

*Gold Hill
*New Washoe City
*Pleasant Valley
*Virginia City

Demographics

As of the censusGR|2 of 2000, there were 694,960 people, 274,237 households, and 183,786 families residing within the MSA. The racial makeup of the MSA was 80.54% White, 2.07% African American, 1.81% Native American, 4.25% Asian, 0.45% Pacific Islander, 7.61% from other races, and 3.27% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 16.47% of the population.

The median income for a household in the MSA was $45,653, and the median income for a family was $55,689. Males had a median income of $38,175 versus $27,185 for females. The per capita income for the MSA was $23,960.

Combined Statistical Area

The Reno–Sparks–Fernley Combined Statistical Area (CSA) is made up of three counties. The statistical area includes one metropolitan area and one micropolitan area. As of the 2000 Census, the CSA had a population of 377,386 (though a July 1, 2007 estimate placed the population at 462,751). [cite web | url = http://www.census.gov/popest/metro/tables/2007/CBSA-EST2007-02.csv | title = Table 2. Annual Estimates of the Population of Combined Statistical Areas: April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2007 (CBSA-EST2007-02) | format = CSV | work = 2007 Population Estimates | publisher = United States Census Bureau, Population Division | date = 2008-03-27 | accessdate = 2008-10-08]

Components

*Metropolitan Statistical Areas (MSAs)
**Reno–Sparks (Washoe and Storey counties)

*Micropolitan Statistical Areas (μSAs)
**Fernley (Lyon County)

ee also

*Nevada census statistical areas

References


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