Nevada, MO Profile: Facts & Data


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The City of Nevada had a population of 8,459 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Nevada is located at latitude 37.8449 and longitude -94.3503 in Vernon County. The formal boundaries for the City of Nevada (see map below) encompass a land area of 8.98 sq. miles and a water area of 0.08 sq. miles. Vernon County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 873 feet.

The City of Nevada (GNIS ID: 2395179) 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 Center, a minor civil division (MCD) of Vernon 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, 2018.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Nevada: Hog Eye, Nevada City.

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Nevada, MO Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 8,459
Population in Households 7,787
Population in Familes 5,665
Population in Group Qrtrs 672
Population Density1 942
Diversity Index2 19


Median Household Income $34,946
Average Household Income $45,772
Per Capita Income $20,313


Total Housing Units 4,083 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,751 (42.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,785 (43.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 547 (13.4%)
Median Home Value $81,410
Average Home Value $105,537


Total Households 3,536
Average Household Size 2.2
Family Households 1,961
Average Family Size 3
  1. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  2. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.11% -0.08%
Households 0.16% -0.18%
Families 0.33% -0.27%
Median Household Income   0.36%
Per Capita Income   1.04%

Nevada, MO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Nevada to the other 1,032 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Missouri by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 102 90th
Population Density # 413 60th
Diversity Index # 321 69th
Median Household Income # 852 18th
Per Capita Income # 762 26th

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