Nevada, Iowa Population 2022

6,554
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Nevada is a city located in Story County Iowa. Nevada has a 2020 population of 6,554. It is also the county seat of Story County. Nevada is currently declining at a rate of -0.62% annually and its population has decreased by -3.76% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 6,810 in 2010.

The average household income in Nevada is $67,449 with a poverty rate of 12.39%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $650 per month, and the median house value is $138,700. The median age in Nevada is 37.2 years, 32.8 years for males, and 40.4 years for females.

Nevada Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Nevadawas:

  • White: 95.25%
  • Other race: 2.89%
  • Two or more races: 0.70%
  • Black or African American: 0.67%
  • Asian: 0.50%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Nevada, Iowa is 6,554 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 6,554.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 6,810.

Nevada, Iowa Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White6,43395.25%
Some Other Race1952.89%
Two or More Races470.70%
Black or African American450.67%
Asian340.50%
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Nevada Population by Race

Nevada Population Pyramid $2022

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Nevada Median Age

37.2


Total

32.8


Male

40.4


Female

Nevada Adults

There are 4,936 adults, (1,116 of whom are seniors) in Nevada.

Nevada Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

29.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

47.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Nevada Sex Ratio

Female

3,355

49.67%

Male

3,399

50.33%

Nevada Population by Age

Nevada Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Nevada Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Non Family56%44%
Female62.3%37.7%
Male65.7%34.3%
All73.5%26.5%
Married88.6%11.4%

73.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Nevada Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,8262.3373.5
Married1,4252.8988.6
Non Family1,0171.256
Female2473.2362.3
Male1373.2265.7

2.86

Average Family Size

2.33

Average Household Size

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Nevada Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade430.94%
9th to 12th Grade1693.71%
High School Graduate1,21726.68%
Some College1,17725.81%
Associates Degree57512.61%
Bachelors Degree1,05323.09%
Graduate Degree3277.17%
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Nevada Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Nevada Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White4,3284,1531,360
Hispanic17214120
Other Race1241189
2+ Races3636
Black2519

The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 31.42%.

Nevada Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$42,069$45,884$32,480
Less Than 9th Grade$45,455$46,193$
High School Graduate$31,042$45,682$16,860
Some College$42,904$43,627$32,857
Bachelors Degree$44,417$55,365$39,099
Graduate Degree$44,839$73,750$43,992

$42,069

Average Earnings

$45,884

Average Male

$32,480

Average Female

Nevada Earnings by Educational Attainment

Nevada Language by Age

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Nevada Language

95.94% of Nevada residents speak only English, while 4.06% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.24% of the population.

Nevada Language

Nevada Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White6,12577712.69%
Hispanic2582710.47%
OtherNaN%

12.39%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.90%

Male Poverty Rate

13.92%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Nevada

The race most likely to be in poverty in Nevada is White, with 12.69% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Nevada is Hispanic, with 10.47% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.09%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.90%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.47%.

Nevada Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade24.62%
High School13.94%
Some College11.04%
Bachelors or Greater4.27%

Nevada Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed84.21%
Female Employed9.41%
Male Employed1.62%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Nevada Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Nevada Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$58,968$67,449
Families$75,141$80,594
Married Families$82,360-
Non Families$38,427$42,553
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Income by Household Type

Nevada Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

56.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

58.2%

Male Marriage Rate

55.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Nevada Married by Age and Sex

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Nevada Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Nevada Marital Status by Race

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Nevada Marital Status

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377

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam190
First Gulf War39
Korea32
World War II19
Second Gulf War8

Nevada Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74134
55 to 64113
75+82
35 to 5448
18 to 34

Nevada Veterans by Age

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Nevada Veterans by Race

Nevada Veterans by Education

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9.92%

Veteran Poverty Rate

41.87%

Veteran Disability Rate

Nevada Veterans by Education

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68%

Labor Force Participation

67.3%

Employment Rate

1%

Unemployment Rate

Nevada Employment by Age

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Nevada Employment by Race

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Nevada Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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75.61%

Born in Nevada

97.69%

Native Born

2.31%

Foreign Born

1.41%

Non Citizen

0.90%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.69% of Nevada residents were born in the United States, with 75.61% having been born in Iowa. 1.41% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Nevada Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20226,554-41-0.62%
20216,595-41-0.62%
20206,636-41-0.61%
20196,677-41-0.61%
20186,718-65-0.96%
20176,783-26-0.38%
20166,809-17-0.25%
20156,826-20-0.29%
20146,846110.16%
20136,835310.46%
20126,804-29-0.42%
20116,833230.34%
20106,8101520.23%
20006,6586491.03%
19906,009970.16%
19805,9129601.79%
19704,9527251.60%
19604,2274641.17%
19503,7634101.16%
19403,3532200.68%
19303,1334651.62%
19202,6680.00%

Nevada Population by Year