Nixa, MO

Nixa profile

Living in Nixa

Nixa is a medium-sized city located in the state of Missouri. With a population of 22,515 people and five constituent neighborhoods, Nixa is the 35th largest community in Missouri.

Nixa is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Nixa is a city of professionals, service providers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Nixa who work in management occupations (11.82%), office and administrative support (11.28%), and sales jobs (9.07%).

Nixa is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The city’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, Nixa’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.

Being a small city, Nixa does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.

The education level of Nixa citizens is substantially higher than the typical US community, as 31.21% of adults in Nixa have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Nixa in 2018 was $26,825, which is upper middle income relative to Missouri, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $107,300 for a family of four. However, Nixa contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

The people who call Nixa home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Nixa residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Nixa include German, Irish, English, Italian, and French.

The most common language spoken in Nixa is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and German/Yiddish.