Nevada, Missouri Population 2023

8,161

Nevada is a city located in Vernon County Missouri. It is also the county seat of Vernon County. With a 2023 population of 8,161, it is the 106th largest city in Missouri and the 4814th largest city in the United States.Nevada is currently declining at a rate of -0.21% annually and its population has decreased by -0.62% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 8,212 in 2020. Spanning over 9 miles, Nevada has a population density of 908 people per square mile.

The average household income in Nevada is $47,730 with a poverty rate of 22.00%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Nevada is 41.1 years, 38.1 years for males, and 43.1 years for females.

Nevada Demographics

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

  • White: 93.44%
  • Two or more races: 4.77%
  • Black or African American: 0.77%
  • Asian: 0.57%
  • Native American: 0.43%
  • Other race: 0.02%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Nevada, Missouri is 8,161 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 8,212.

Nevada, Missouri Population 2023

Population by Race

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Asian

Native American

Other race

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Nevada Population by Race

Nevada Population Pyramid 2023

Nevada Median Age

41.1

Total

38.1

Male

43.1

Female

Nevada Adults

There are 6,486 adults, (1,562 of whom are seniors) in Nevada.

Nevada Age Dependency

66.5

Age Dependency Ratio

31.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Nevada Sex Ratio

Female4,51355.05%
Male3,68544.95%

Nevada Population by Age

Nevada Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

2.75

Average Family Size

2.05

Average Household Size

57.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Nevada Households and Families

Male

Female

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

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 75.39%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 36.67%.

Nevada Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

$31,633

Average Earnings

$37,942

Average Male

$27,258

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

98.45% of Nevada residents speak only English, while 1.55% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.95% of the population.

Nevada Language

Nevada Poverty by Race

rate

22.00%

Overall Poverty Rate

20.50%

Male Poverty Rate

19.30%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Nevada

The race most likely to be in poverty in Nevada is Multiple, with 84.55% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Nevada is White, with 20.43% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.22%. Among those working part-time, it was 22.90%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 27.95%.

Nevada Poverty

Nevada Poverty Rate by Education

Nevada Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Nevada Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Nevada Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

43.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.7%

Male Marriage Rate

37.9%

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 35-44, 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

448

Number of Veterans

397

Male Veterans

51

Female Veterans

Nevada Veterans by War

Nevada Veterans by Age

count

Nevada Veterans by Race

Nevada Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

21.37%

Veteran Poverty Rate

45.65%

Veteran Disability Rate

Nevada Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

55.2%

Labor Force Participation

52.6%

Employment Rate

4.6%

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

60.51%

Born in Nevada

98.37%

Native Born

1.46%

Foreign Born

0.21%

Non Citizen

1.25%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.37% of Nevada residents were born in the United States, with 60.51% having been born in Missouri. 0.21% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Nevada Place of Birth

Note: data after 2020 is projected based on recent growth

Nevada Population by Year