This rating is a weighted average of commute time, crime rate, population, median salary, and more.
This score adds annual household income and cost of living to the city rating.
Density (Population per mile²)
Compared to New York, Sioux Center has a very low population density. Sioux Center is perfect for those who like a quiet city.
Sioux Center, IA is a great place to live. It has its pros and cons like any city, but with a quality of life rating of 10/10 and an overall value of 8/10, it’s no surprise why so many people choose to live here.
Population density is a way of determining how crowded an area is. Sioux Center has a population density of 1,313, with 6,942 current residents.
Out of the 6,942 current residents, 49% are male and 51% are female. 51% of the residents are married and 49% are single.
- 56% Sun
- 28% Rain
- 34% Snow
46°F average temperature
- 34 years Median home age
- $132,070 Median home price
- 1.79% Home appreciation rate
- 10.84% Annual property tax
As for living in Sioux Center, the air quality is 89% and the weather, on average, is 56% sunny, 28% rainy, and 34% snowy. The average temperature is 46°F.
Whether you’re looking to buy or rent a home in Sioux Center, you should know that 72.9% of homes are owned while 20.1% of homes are rented, and 7% of homes are vacant. The median price of a home is $132,070, the median age of homes is 34 years, the annual home appreciation is 1.79% and the annual property tax is 10.84%.
Crime rate (per 100,000)4
When looking at the community of Sioux Center, it’s important to determine the crime rate. Sioux Center’s crime rate is 4 total number of crimes reported per 100,000 total population. The average age of residents in Sioux Center is 27 years and the breakdown of political affiliations is 18.18% Democratic, 80.95% Republican, and 0.87% Independent.
Student teacher ratio 1:13
Management, Business, Art & Sciences
Sales & Office Occupations
Production, Transportation & Material Moving
Natural Resources, Construction & Maintenance
80%High school diploma
5%Some college or associates degree
11%Graduate or professional degree
When looking at Sioux Center, it’s important to understand employment statistics. 3.60% of residents are unemployed in Sioux Center (which does not include the percentage of residents who are no longer in the labor force). Of the employed Sioux Center residents: 12% of employed residents work in the management and business field, 19.83% are in the arts and sciences field, 18.6% are in the customer service field, 21.8% are in the sales field, 3.53% work in farming, fishing, and forestry, 8.4% of employed residents work in the construction field, and 16% work in production. When it comes to education, the ratio of teachers to students is 1:13. The percentage of residents who have graduated high school is 79.77%, 5.19% of residents have an associate’s degree, 17.24% of residents have a bachelor’s degree, and 10.95% have a master’s degree.
Average commute time
Daily breakdown: by transport type
Work at home
If you plan on commuting to work in Sioux Center, you should be aware that the average commute time is 12 minutes, compared to the national average commute time of 26 minutes. When it comes to commuting, residents of Sioux Center have a few different options. 67% of commuters use their own cars, 7% of commuters carpool, 0% of commuters use the transit system, and 4% of residents work from home.