Nevada, Iowa Population 2024

6,911

Nevada is a city located in Story County Iowa. Nevada has a 2024 population of 6,911. It is also the county seat of Story County.Nevada is currently declining at a rate of -0.36% annually and its population has decreased by -0.12% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 6,919 in 2020.

The average household income in Nevada is $106,202 with a poverty rate of 11.43%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Nevada is 40.9 years, 38.6 years for males, and 43.5 years for females.

Nevada Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Nevada was:

  • White: 90.91%
  • Two or more races: 4.69%
  • Other race: 4.01%
  • Black or African American: 0.35%
  • Native American: 0.03%
  • Asian: 0.01%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
State
Iowa
Land Area (mi²)
5.7 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,213.20/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-0.12% (-8)
The current population of Nevada, Iowa is 6,911 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 6,919.

Nevada, Iowa Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White6,30390.91%
Two or more races3254.69%
Other race2784.01%
Black or African American240.35%
Native American20.03%
Asian10.01%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
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White

Two or more races

Other race

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Nevada Population by Race

Nevada Population Pyramid 2024

Nevada Median Age

40.9

Total

38.6

Male

43.5

Female

Nevada Adults

There are 5,245 adults, (1,178 of whom are seniors) in Nevada.

Nevada Age Dependency

70.5

Age Dependency Ratio

29

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Nevada Sex Ratio

Female3,26047.02%
Male3,67352.98%

Nevada Population by Age

Nevada Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All3,0942.276.123.9
Non Family1,3911.1964.935.1
Married1,3362.9193.56.5
Female2943.0547.352.7
Male734.718911
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2.95

Average Family Size

2.2

Average Household Size

76.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Nevada Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Nevada Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Nevada Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 100%.

Nevada Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$49,699

Average Earnings

$52,079

Average Male

$40,263

Average Female

Nevada Earnings by Educational Attainment

Nevada Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Nevada Language

93.37% of Nevada residents speak only English, while 6.63% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.97% of the population.

Nevada Language

Nevada Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White6,0365629.31%
Multiple32213341.3%
Hispanic4856914.23%
Black77100%
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11.43%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.95%

Male Poverty Rate

9.72%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Nevada

The race most likely to be in poverty in Nevada is Black, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Nevada is White, with 9.31% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.45%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.66%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.09%.

Nevada Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade23.94%
High School11.51%
Some College9.54%
Bachelors or Greater4.81%
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Nevada Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed36.84%
Male Employed8.18%
Female Employed5.07%
Female Unemployed2.22%
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Nevada Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Nevada Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Nevada Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

53.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.4%

Male Marriage Rate

53.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Nevada Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Nevada Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Nevada Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Nevada Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

367

Number of Veterans

361

Male Veterans

6

Female Veterans

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Nevada Veterans by War

count

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Nevada Veterans by Age

count

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Nevada Veterans by Race

Nevada Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

4.18%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.41%

Veteran Disability Rate

Nevada Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

68.3%

Labor Force Participation

67.1%

Employment Rate

1.8%

Unemployment Rate

Nevada Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Nevada Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Nevada Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

77.47%

Born in Nevada

97.63%

Native Born

2.37%

Foreign Born

1.9%

Non Citizen

0.46%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.63% of Nevada residents were born in the United States, with 77.47% having been born in Iowa. 1.9% 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: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20296,786-25-0.37%
20286,811-25-0.37%
20276,836-25-0.36%
20266,861-25-0.36%
20256,886-25-0.36%
20246,911-25-0.36%
20236,936-25-0.36%
20226,961-25-0.36%
20216,986670.97%
20206,9192363.53%
20196,683-27-0.4%
20186,710-75-1.11%
20176,785-34-0.5%
20166,819-15-0.22%
20156,834-20-0.29%
20146,854140.2%
20136,840350.51%
20126,805-30-0.44%
20116,835240.35%
20106,8111532.3%
20006,65864910.8%
19906,009971.64%
19805,91296019.39%
19704,95272517.15%
19604,22746412.33%
19503,76341012.23%
19403,3532207.02%
19303,13346517.43%
19202,668
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Nevada Population by Year