Nevada, Missouri Population 2020

8,286

Nevada is a city located in Missouri. With a 2020 population of 8,286, it is the 98th largest city in Missouri and the 3528th largest city in the United States. Nevada is currently growing at a rate of 0.19% annually but its population has decreased by -1.19% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 8,386 in 2010. Nevada reached it's highest population of 9,736 in 1970. Spanning over 9 miles, Nevada has a population density of 922 people per square mile.

The average household income in Nevada is $47,564 with a poverty rate of 16.22%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $643 per month, and the median house value is $70,700. The median age in Nevada is 40.6 years, 36.4 years for males, and 44.3 years for females. For every 100 females there are 81.5 males.

Nevada Demographics

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

  • White: 93.35%
  • Two or more races: 3.21%
  • Black or African American: 1.71%
  • Asian: 1.39%
  • Native American: 0.34%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Nevada, Missouri is 8,286, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 8,254.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 8,386.

Nevada, Missouri Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White7,70393.35%
Two or More Races2653.21%
Black or African American1411.71%
Asian1151.39%
American Indian and Alaska Native280.34%

Nevada Population Pyramid 2020

Nevada Median Age

40.6


Total

36.4


Male

44.3


Female

Nevada Adults

There are 6,380 adults, (1,735 of whom are seniors) in Nevada.

Nevada Age Dependency

77.7

Age Dependency Ratio

37.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Nevada Sex Ratio

Female

4,546

55.09%

Male

3,706

44.91%

Nevada Households and Families

Nevada Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Nevada Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married69.4%30.6%
Male65.4%34.6%
All47.8%52.2%
Non Family37.9%62.1%
Female26.4%73.6%

47.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,5732.1247.8
Non Family1,7011.2237.9
Married1,2532.8169.4
Female5413.226.4
Male783.2965.4

2.89

Average Family Size

2.12

Average Household Size

7.2%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Nevada Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1082.00%
9th to 12th Grade3987.37%
High School Graduate2,17340.24%
Some College1,29824.04%
Associates Degree4618.54%
Bachelors Degree61411.37%
Graduate Degree3486.44%

Nevada Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White5,1994,723891
Black606040
Multiple Races55559
Asian522222
Hispanic3434

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 66.67%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$26,409$32,091$23,081
Less Than High School$$37,188$
High School Grad$21,231$27,439$16,815
Some College$25,814$35,163$22,759
Bachelors Degree$35,121$42,059$33,162
Graduate Degree$36,058$$40,938

$26,409

Average Earnings

$32,091

Average Male

$23,081

Average Female

Nevada Language

Nevada Language by Age

Nevada Language

98.43% of Nevada residents speak only English, while 1.57% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.74% of the population.

Nevada Poverty

Nevada Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White7,0701,18916.82%
Black1083027.78%
Asian10798.41%

16.22%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.90%

Male Poverty Rate

18.24%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Nevada

The race most likely to be in poverty in Nevada is Black, with 27.78% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Nevada is Asian, with 8.41% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.54%. Among those working part-time, it was 24.55%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.52%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School23.31%
Some College17.68%
High School11.53%
Bachelors or Greater9.38%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed100.00%
Female Unemployed48.21%
Female Employed11.97%
Male Employed5.51%

Nevada Income

Nevada Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$34,865$47,564
Families$41,884$50,942
Married Families$51,875-
Non Families$25,335$42,745

Nevada Marital Status

Nevada Marital Status

Marriage Rates

40.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.5%

Male Marriage Rate

34.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Nevada Married by Age and Sex

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

Nevada Veterans

612

Number of Veterans

563

Male Veterans

49

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War219
Vietnam168
First Gulf War80
Korea47
World War II44

$Nevada Veterans by Education

17.06%

Veteran Poverty Rate

52.09%

Veteran Disability Rate

Nevada Employment Status

57.9%

Labor Force Participation

56.1%

Employment Rate

2.9%

Unemployment Rate

Nevada Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

60.34%

Born in Missouri

97.88%

Native Born

2.12%

Foreign Born

0.62%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

97.88% of Nevada residents were born in the United States, with 60.34% having been born in Missouri. 0.62% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20208,286160.19%
20198,270160.19%
20188,25420.02%
20178,252160.19%
20168,236-35-0.42%
20158,271-75-0.90%
20148,346170.20%
20138,329200.24%
20128,309-51-0.61%
20118,360-30-0.36%
20108,390-217-0.26%
20008,607100.01%
19908,597-447-0.51%
19809,044-692-0.73%
19709,7361,3201.47%
19608,4164070.50%
19508,009-172-0.21%
19408,1817330.94%
19307,4483090.42%
19207,139-37-0.05%
19107,176-285-0.39%
19007,4611990.27%
18907,2620.00%