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.
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 (12.49%), management occupations (9.97%), and sales jobs (8.16%).
The education level of Nevada citizens is a little higher than the average for US cities and towns: 22.11% of adults in Nevada have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Nevada in 2010 was $27,598, which is wealthy relative to Iowa, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. 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 Norwegian, Irish, English, and French .
The most common language spoken in Nevada is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and French.