Living in Nevada, IA

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Updated: 2020-03-11

Nevada SnackAbility

6
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8.5/10
Housing
6
Affordability
9
Diversity
4
Safety
N/A
Amenities
8
Education
8.5
Commute
9

Nevada, IA Cost Of Living

89
Nevada's Overall Cost Of Living
0.9x
Lower Than The National Average

Nevada, Iowa Info Snack

Nevada (/nved/ n-VAY-d) is a city in and the county seat of Story County, Iowa, United States. The population was 6,798 in the 2010 census, an increase from 6,658 in the 2000 census. It is also part of the Ames, Iowa Metropolitan Statistical Area, which is a part of the larger Ames-Boone, Iowa Combined Statistical Area. Eight miles west of Nevada is Ames (and Iowa State University) which is much larger in population. Nonetheless, Nevada is the county seat with all Story County offices located there. The city's name is pronounced differently from the state with the same name.
Population
6,798
Unemployment
2.8%
Poverty
13.3%
Median Home
$132,800
Median Income
$57,965
Median Rent
$654

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Rankings for Nevada in Iowa

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3

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4

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5

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6

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7

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8

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9

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10

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Map Of Nevada, IA

Population over time in Nevada

Year Population % Change
2017 6,798 0.1%
2016 6,790 -0.1%
2015 6,796 -0.0%
2014 6,799 0.1%
2013 6,794 0.0%
2012 6,792 -0.0%
2011 6,795 0.1%
2010 6,788 0.5%
2009 6,753 -

Race / Ethnicity in Nevada

White
94.1% (6,399)
African American
0.9% (63)
American Indian
0.0% (0)
Asian
0.6% (43)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.0% (0)
Two Or More
0.7% (46)
Hispanic
3.6% (247)
Race Nevada IA USA
White 94.1% 86.1% 61.1%
African American 0.9% 3.4% 12.3%
American Indian 0.0% 0.3% 0.7%
Asian 0.6% 2.4% 5.4%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Two Or More 0.7% 1.8% 2.4%
Hispanic 3.6% 5.9% 17.8%

Household Income For Nevada, Iowa

Less than $10,000
4.4% (29,813)
$10,000 to $14,999
6.6% (44,843)
$15,000 to $24,999
7.8% (53,221)
$25,000 to $34,999
6.3% (42,626)
$35,000 to $49,999
16.2% (109,891)
$50,000 to $74,999
24.4% (166,069)
$75,000 to $99,999
16.8% (114,326)
$100,000 to $149,999
11.0% (74,903)
$150,000 to $199,999
3.0% (20,697)
$200,000 or more
3.4% (23,407)
Income Nevada IA USA
Less than $10,000 4.4% 5.5% 6.3%
$10,000 to $14,999 6.6% 4.4% 4.6%
$15,000 to $24,999 7.8% 9.5% 9.3%
$25,000 to $34,999 6.3% 9.6% 9.3%
$35,000 to $49,999 16.2% 13.7% 12.6%
$50,000 to $74,999 24.4% 19.3% 17.5%
$75,000 to $99,999 16.8% 14.2% 12.5%
$100,000 to $149,999 11.0% 14.7% 14.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 3.0% 4.9% 6.3%
$200,000 or more 3.4% 4.2% 7.0%

Gender in Nevada

Female
49.0% (3,330)
Male
51.0% (3,467)
Gender Nevada IA USA
Female 49.0% 50.4% 50.8%
Male 51.0% 49.6% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Nevada for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
2.0% (135)
9-12th Grade
3.0% (203)
High School / GED
28.0% (1,903)
Some College
27.0% (1,835)
Associate's Degree
14.0% (951)
Bachelor's Degree
21.0% (1,427)
Master's Degree
5.0% (339)
Professional Degree
0.0% (0)
Doctorate Degree
0.0% (0)
Education Nevada IA USA
< 9th Grade 2.0% 4.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 3.0% 5.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 28.0% 31.0% 27.0%
Some College 27.0% 21.0% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 14.0% 11.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 21.0% 19.0% 19.0%
Master's Degree 5.0% 6.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 0.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 0.0% 1.0% 1.0%

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