Sparks, Maryland is an unincorporated community whose boundaries are considered to run west of Interstate 83 with Carroll Road to the East, and north of Hunt Valley/Cockeysville to York Road. Glencoe, Maryland is a small community located near Sparks; the Glencoe Sparks real estate area is commonly known as “Sparks Glencoe, Maryland”. As of 2012, over 5,100 people called Sparks home.
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Residents owning Sparks real estate and those searching for a Sparks home for sale often select the area due to its easy commute to Baltimore, MD and York, PA. Sparks, considered a suburb of Baltimore, is located just 20 miles north of the city along Interstate 83. Sparks has gained both local and nationwide recognition as an ideal Maryland real estate area in which to purchase a home of sale due to its proximity to nearby employment centers. Top corporations like sportswear manufacturer, FILA USA, and Fortune 1000 spice company, McCormick & Company, call Sparks home. The average household income for Sparks, MD real estate owners is $90,210.
Another reason for the increase in popularity of Sparks homes for sale and real estate is its locality near Gunpowder Falls State Park, one of Maryland’s largest state parks. Located on over 18,000 acres in Harford and Baltimore Counties, the state park was created in 1959 to protect the Gunpowder River which runs through Sparks real estate. Outdoor enthusiasts flock to Gunpowder State Parks because of its 120 miles of trails, historic landmarks, fishing, swimming, and boating activities. The North Central Railroad Hike-Bike Trail runs through Sparks real estate along the basin of the Gunpowder River attracting even more outdoor buffs to Sparks.
Those buying one of the Sparks, MD homes for sale can expect a median home cost of $280,000. Sparks, MD is an emerging real estate community filled with a variety of home styles from well-established, traditional homes to new construction, custom-designed houses. Within a half-hour’s drive to Baltimore and York, Sparks gives its residents and those researching Spark, MD real estate a variety of employment, recreational, and entertainment choices.
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|2010 to 2012 Changeup 1.5%|
|Age Distribution (Years Old)|
|0 to 46.0%|
|5 to 1721.7%|
|18 to 6457.2%|
|65 and Older15.1%|
|White (not Hispanic)61.4%|
|Place of Birth|
|High School Graduate, Age 25+89.2%|
|Bachelor's Degree or Higher, Age 25+35.2%|
|English is Second Language, Age 5+12.6%|
|English is First Language, Age 5+87.4%|
|Per Capita Income$34,304|
|Median Household Income$65,411|
|People in Poverty8.2%|
|Average Work Commute Time29 minutes|
|Total Housing Units336,939|
|Average Household Size2.48|
|Owner-Occupied Median Value$269,400|
|New Private Housing Issued 2012695|
|Years at Residence|
|1 Year or More87.5%|
|Less Than 1 Year12.5%|
|Business and Employment|
|Private non-farm Establishments19,627|
|Private non-farm Employment310,726|
|Private non-farm Employment Growth0.0%|
|Number of Firms76,111|
|Business Ownership by Ethnicity and Gender|
|Value of Shipments$9,247,191,000|
|Accommodation and Food Services$15,341|
|Sales Per Capita$1,414,111,000|
|Land Area598.30 sq. miles|
|Population Per Square Mile1,346|
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