Nevada, Texas

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Nevada strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Texas):

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Racial Diversity
(vs. Peers)
Top 11% Nevada Racial Diversity
Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. Peers)
Top 15% Nevada Low Rate of Poverty

Comparative Profile of Nevada, Texas

Comparing Nevada to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Texas (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Racial Diversity 9 5
Male Share of the Population 8 8
Children Under 5 Years Old 6 4
Well-Paid Single Men 5 7
Female Share of the Population 3 3
Age of the Population 2 4
Senior Citizens 2 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 10 9
Portion of People Married 9 9


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 9 9
People in Middle Class or Better 8 9
Median Family Income 8 8
College Educated Adults 2 2

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 4 5
Public Transportation Use 4 4
Short Commute Times 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Housing Recently Built 10 8
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 7 7
Affordability of Property Taxes 6 6
Affordability of Rents 3 4
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 1 2
People Living Alone 1 2

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Nevada Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 17 miles SE of McKinney, Texas (center to center)
Nearest Large City 30 miles NE of Dallas, Texas
County Collin
Standard Zip Codes 75173
Phone Area Codes 972
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 33.042
Longitude -96.373

Nevada Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 6.4 miles
Jan Temp 31 to 53 F
Apr Temp 51 to 75 F
Jul Temp 71 to 94 F
Oct Temp 53 to 78 F
Annual Precip 40 inches
Distance 18 miles
Jan Temp 31 to 52 F
Apr Temp 50 to 74 F
Jul Temp 72 to 93 F
Oct Temp 53 to 77 F
Annual Precip 43.7 inches
Distance 30.7 miles
Jan Temp 36 to 55 F
Apr Temp 56 to 77 F
Jul Temp 77 to 96 F
Oct Temp 58 to 79 F
Annual Precip 37 inches
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Nevada Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 563 100%
Male 280 49.7%
Female 283 50.3%
Under 18 183 32.5%
18+ 380 67.5%
65+ 52 9.2%
Median Age 32.8
Average Family Size 3.36
White 508 90.2%
African-American 31 5.5%
Asian 3 0.5%
American Indian & Alaskan 8 1.4%
Other 10 1.8%
Mixed Race 2 0.4%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 37 6.6%

Estimated Nevada Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 621
Growth 58
Growth % 10.3%

Nevada Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 35%
US/American 28.9%
English 12%
Irish 10.6%
German 7.7%
French (except Basque) 3.4%
Italian 1.1%
Scotch-Irish 0.6%
Dutch 0.6%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Nevada 563 $49,688
Farmersville 3,118 $46,700
Fate 497 $70,673
Josephine 594 $41,250
Lavon 387 $61,250
Rockwall 17,976 $75,121
Royse City 2,957 $48,804
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Nevada High Schools (2004)

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Student/teacher ratio: 12.2

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Serves 3 students.

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