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Location of the Reno-Sparks-Fernley CSA, with the Reno-Sparks Metropolitan Statistical Area highlighted in red

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).[1]






Census-designated places

Note: All census-designated places are unincorporated.

Unincorporated places


As of the census[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).[3]


  • Metropolitan Statistical Areas (MSAs)
    • Reno–Sparks (Washoe and Storey counties)
  • Micropolitan Statistical Areas (μSAs)

See also



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