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All about Nevada, IA
Nevada is a city in, and the county seat of, Story County, Iowa, United States. The population was 6,925 in the 2020 census, an increase from 6,658 in 2000. Nevada is part of the Ames, Iowa Metropolitan Statistical Area, which is a part of the larger Ames-Boone, Iowa Combined Statistical Area. Nevada is the second-most populous city in Story County, Iowa. The city’s name is pronounced differently from the U.S. state of Nevada.
History of Nevada, IA
Nevada was platted in 1853. It was named after the Sierra Nevada mountains. On October 11, 1853 the T. E. Alderman family moved into the first structure in Nevada. This Structure served as Pioneer Store, Post office, and Court Room. A post office has been in operation in Nevada since 1854.
Historic properties in Nevada include Briggs Terrace Evergreen Lane Property, completed in 1879, and the Nevada Downtown Historic District, listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2003. In 2019, the district became the 54th Main Street Iowa community, part of the larger Main Street Programs in the United States.
Demographics and Geography of Nevada, IA
Nevada’s longitude and latitude coordinates in decimal form are 42.019152, -93.451775.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 5.08 square miles (13.16 km2), of which 5.06 square miles (13.11 km2) is land and 0.02 square miles (0.05 km2) is water.
As of the census of 2010, there were 6,798 people, 2,761 households, and 1,811 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,343.5 inhabitants per square mile (518.7/km2). There were 2,990 housing units at an average density of 590.9 per square mile (228.1/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 94.3% White, 1.3% African American, 0.3% Native American, 1.0% Asian, 1.7% from other races, and 1.5% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.4% of the population.
Branch Manager + Mortgage Loan Originator // NMLS #7911
I am the mother of all boys, including our golden mountain doodle, Appa, and cat, Duke. As queen of my home, life is never dull. It is full of spills and thrills. We live and work in small-town America. I love living in Iowa. After graduating from college with my degree in teaching and coaching endorsements, I directed my love for business and teaching into the mortgage world and haven’t looked back. For over 20 years, I get to do what I love and love who I get to connect with every day.
I am passionate about giving back to my profession and my community by being involved with local non-profits and industry organizations. 100 Women who Care, Bridge Home, Boys and Girls Club of Story county the MBA just to name a few.
Our branch eats, breathes, and lives doing mortgages. We don’t want your checking account and we won’t try to sell you an investment. We are here to help you look at your mortgage options and walk you through the process until you obtain the keys to the home you are buying. Whether your credit is perfect or if there were a few hiccups, we can help you with your mortgage options. Our office has over 50 years of experience to draw on. We care deeply about your dream to own a home or to reach your financial goals by owning investment properties.