Nevada, Iowa 

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Population

6,831

14% Growth

Unemployment Rate

3.2%

Median Income

$55,654

Avg. Home Price

$114,750

Best Places to Live in Nevada, Iowa

College town - Central Iowa, 25 miles north of Des Moines
Pros
-College-town amenities
-Steady employment
-Cost of living
Cons
-Outdoor recreation
-Low diversity
-Harsh winters

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What Bert Has To Say About Ames Metro Area

Home to land-grant Iowa State University, Ames is a pleasant college town a short distance north of Des Moines along I-35. Downtown is typical of most small college towns, clean, attractive and containing a variety of independent small businesses. The economic base is steady, anchored by the university and other state agencies and an assortment of mostly agricultural, pharmaceutical and biotech-related manufacturing and research facilities for companies like 3M, BASF, Ball Plastics and Boehringer Ingleheim.


QUICK FACTS

Real Estate: For Sale  For Rent
Country: United States
State: Iowa
County: Story County
Metro Area: Ames Metro Area
City: Nevada
Zip Codes: 50201
Time zone: Central Standard Time (CST)
Elevation: 921 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Nevada is 3.2% (U.S. avg. is 5.2%). Recent job growth is Positive. Nevada jobs have increased by 1.80%. Learn More...
COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Nevada's cost of living is 13.90% lower than the U.S. average. Learn More... or Compare Nevada's Cost of Living
POPULATION
Nevada's population is 6,831 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 13.68%. Learn More...
TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 42 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn More...
REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Nevada is $114,750. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 6.60%. Check out the homes in the area.
SCHOOLS
Nevada public schools spend $12,209 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 14.9 students per teacher in Nevada. Learn More...

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Housing Market in Nevada

It's a good time to buy in Nevada. Home Appreciation is up 1.5% in the last 12 months. Browse Nevada Real Estate.

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ZIP CODES IN NEVADA, IOWA
50201