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Nevada City is a city in Nevada County, in the Truckee-Grass Valley metro area.

It is the county seat.

The community was named for the Sierra Nevada

The latitude of Nevada City is 39.261N. The longitude is -121.015W.

It is in the Pacific Standard time zone. Elevation is 2,477 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 3,009.


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Median household income
Local
$36,667
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Nevada City demographic reports
Nevada City is in the foothills of the Sierra Nevada
Former and merged names include:
· Caldwell's Upper Store
· Deer Creek Dry Diggings
Once known as the "Queen City of the Northern Mines"

The first samples of ore from the Comstock Lode were assayed here

Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 7. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 2.3 per 1,000 people.
Local festivals include:
  • Wild and Scenic Film Festival - Jan. 12-14, 2007
Dates often change. Check Nevada City web sites and events links in the sections below.
Performing arts: Music in the Mountains
Nearby parks & recreation: South Yuba River State Park
Historic sites and museums: Malakoff Diggins State Historic Park, Firehouse Museum, Nevada County Historical Society Museum, Nevada Theatre
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was on par with the national average. (See library links below.)

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Nevada City demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Nevada County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 95945 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

15% of Nevada City residents report German ancestry, and 15% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Nevada City ancestry & family history guide.

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Economy

At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Nevada City was $22,399, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

36% of Nevada City residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Dates often change. Check with local tourism officials to be sure.

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History

Historic districts in Nevada City include Nevada City Downtown Historic District ... View historic districts

Housing & real estate

Median rent in Nevada City, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $629.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,199.


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Libraries in Nevada City include Doris Foley Library for Historical Research, Madelyn Helling Branch ... View libraries

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Politics

Nevada County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Nevada City political report.

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Traffic

The average commute time for Nevada City workers is 19 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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Hotels in Nevada City include Nevada City Inn.

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