Nixa has the 1465th largest population in the United States. The population grew by 10.3% from 2010 to 2015, which was faster than the national average. Nixa is part of the Springfield metro area. Unemployment in the Springfield area is 3%, which is lower than the national average, and is getting better. Springfield has the 128th largest local economy in the US, and a low cost of living. The average pay for jobs in Nixa is below average at $38,650, and the median cost of a home in Nixa is $131,300, which is below the national average. 23% of workers in Nixa hold a bachelors degree or higher (above average), and 93% of workers have a high school degree (above average). Driving to work is especially common in Nixa. 81% of Nixa workers drive to work alone, 0% take public transit, 11% carpool, and 6% walk. People in Nixa spend an average of 24 minutes commuting to work, which is shorter than the national average of 26 minutes.