Nevada is a somewhat small city located in the state of Missouri. With a population of 8,253 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Nevada is the 91st largest community in Missouri.
Unlike some cities, Nevada isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Nevada are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Nevada is a city of service providers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Nevada who work in office and administrative support (14.39%), food service (10.21%), and sales jobs (8.77%).
Compared to the rest of the country, citizens of Nevada spend much less time in their cars: on average, their commute to work is only 14.42 minutes. This also means that noise and pollution levels in the city are less than they would otherwise be.
The percentage of adults in Nevada with college degrees is slightly lower than the national average of 21.84% for all communities. 14.52% of adults in Nevada have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Nevada in 2010 was $17,306, which is lower middle income relative to Missouri, and low income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $69,224 for a family of four.
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, English, Italian, and Scottish.
The most common language spoken in Nevada is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and German.