Nevada is a somewhat small city located in the state of Iowa. With a population of 6,751 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Nevada is the 59th largest community in Iowa.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Nevada is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-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 office and administrative support (13.12%), management occupations (11.43%), and teaching (6.84%).
The population of Nevada overall has a level of education that is slightly above the US average for all US cities and towns of 21.84%. Of adults 25 and older in Nevada, 24.10% have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Nevada in 2010 was $27,598, which is upper middle income relative to Iowa and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $110,392 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 German, Irish, Norwegian, English, and Dutch.
The most common language spoken in Nevada is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Italian.