Nevada is a somewhat small city located in the state of Iowa. With a population of 6,831 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Nevada is the 59th largest community in Iowa.
Nevada is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Nevada is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Nevada who work in management occupations (13.45%), office and administrative support (11.80%), and sales jobs (6.73%).
The percentage of adults in Nevada who are college-educated is close to the national average for all communities of 21.84%: 20.19% of the adults in Nevada have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Nevada in 2010 was $27,011, which is upper middle income relative to Iowa and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $108,044 for a family of four. However, Nevada contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Nevada home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Nevada residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Nevada include Irish, Norwegian, English, and French .
The most common language spoken in Nevada is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Scandinavian languages.