Nevada Iowa Economic Development Council
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Community Information


Downtown Nevada, IowaTransportation
Strategically located just 38 miles north of the capitol city of Des Moines and Interstate 80, Nevada is 4 miles east of Interstate 35 on 4-lane US Highway 30. The location and transportation systems allow for easy receipt and distribution of product.

Housing & Demographics
With a small hometown feel, Nevada welcomes everyone. For housing and demographic information of our community please click on the heading.

Workforce Availability
A Nevada location provides a labor market population of 94,000 within a 15 minute drive, more than 407,000 within a 35 minute commute and a county resident labor force of 49,100.

Nevada boasts one of the best educational systems in Iowa. 85% of the graduates continue on to higher education. Iowa State University is located 15 minutes from Nevada.