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The City of Nevada had a population of 7,035 as of July 1, 2016. Nevada ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Iowa. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Nevada is located at latitude 42.0182 and longitude -93.4608 in Story County. The formal boundaries for the City of Nevada (see map below) encompass a land area of 5.31 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles. Story County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,004 feet.

The City of Nevada (GNIS ID: 2395178) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The City of Nevada is located within Township of Nevada, a minor civil division (MCD) of Story County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Nevada population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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Nevada, IA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 7,035
Population in Households 6,767
Population in Familes 5,516
Population in Group Qrtrs 268
Population Density1 1,324
Diversity Index2 17


Total Households 2,841
Average Household Size 2.38
Family Households 1,888
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 3,091 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,017 (65.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 824 (26.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 250 ( 8.1%)
Median Home Value $131,120
Average Home Value $167,675


Median Household Income $54,780
Average Household Income $73,770
Per Capita Income $30,091
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.55% 0.45%
Households 0.46% 0.5%
Families 0.67% 0.44%
Median Household Income   2.63%
Per Capita Income   2.17%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Nevada, IA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Nevada to the other 1,009 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Iowa by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 59 94th
Population Density1 # 150 85th
Diversity Index2 # 183 82nd
Median Household Income # 410 59th
Per Capita Income # 261 74th

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