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Sioux City INFORMATION

Population: 82,470

Male 48% Female 51%
Married 54%
Single 45%

City rating

This rating is a weighted average of commute time, crime rate, population, median salary, and more.

9/10

Overall value

This score adds annual household income and cost of living to the city rating.

7/10

Density (Population per mile²)

Compared to New York, Sioux City has a very low population density. Sioux City is perfect for those who like a quiet city.

1,505 Sioux City
27,441 New York

City Info

Sioux City, IA is a great place to live. It has its pros and cons like any city, but with a quality of life rating of 9/10 and an overall value of 7/10, 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 City has a population density of 1,505, with 82,470 current residents.

Out of the 82,470 current residents, 48% are male and 51% are female. 54% of the residents are married and 45% are single.

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Residence

Air quality

Best air quality

Weather

  • 57% Sun
  • 27% Rain
  • 21% Snow

Condition

47°F average temperature

  • 53 years Median home age
  • $94,250 Median home price
  • 3.07% Home appreciation rate
  • 14.69% Annual property tax
  • 62.1%
    Homes owned
  • 31.6%
    Homes rented
  • 6.3%
    Homes vacant

Residence

As for living in Sioux City, the air quality is 85% and the weather, on average, is 57% sunny, 27% rainy, and 21% snowy. The average temperature is 47°F.

Whether you’re looking to buy or rent a home in Sioux City, you should know that 62.1% of homes are owned while 31.6% of homes are rented, and 6.3% of homes are vacant. The median price of a home is $94,250, the median age of homes is 53 years, the annual home appreciation is 3.07% and the annual property tax is 14.69%.

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Community

Religious diversity

  • Crime rate (per 100,000)

    5
  • Average age

    35
  • Political majority

    Republican Republican

Community

When looking at the community of Sioux City, it’s important to determine the crime rate. Sioux City’s crime rate is 5 total number of crimes reported per 100,000 total population. The average age of residents in Sioux City is 35 years and the breakdown of political affiliations is 49.05% Democratic, 49.58% Republican, and 1.37% Independent.

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Locale

Unemployment

6%

Education

Student teacher ratio 1:14

Occupation

  • Management, Business, Art & Sciences
    9.9%
  • Sales & Office Occupations
    27.3%
  • Service Occupations
    16.5%
  • Production, Transportation & Material Moving
    20.1%
  • Natural Resources, Construction & Maintenance
    8.1%
  • 80%
    High school diploma
  • 6%
    Some college or associates degree
  • 13%
    Bachelors degree
  • 7%
    Graduate or professional degree

Locale

When looking at Sioux City, it’s important to understand employment statistics. 5.60% of residents are unemployed in Sioux City (which does not include the percentage of residents who are no longer in the labor force). Of the employed Sioux City residents: 9.9% of employed residents work in the management and business field, 17.87% are in the arts and sciences field, 16.5% are in the customer service field, 27.3% are in the sales field, 0.33% work in farming, fishing, and forestry, 8.1% of employed residents work in the construction field, and 20.1% work in production. When it comes to education, the ratio of teachers to students is 1:14. The percentage of residents who have graduated high school is 79.83%, 5.69% of residents have an associate’s degree, 12.87% of residents have a bachelor’s degree, and 6.52% have a master’s degree.

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Transit

Average commute time

Daily breakdown: by transport type

  • Public
    transportation
  • Car
  • Carpool
  • Work at home

Transit

If you plan on commuting to work in Sioux City, you should be aware that the average commute time is 18 minutes, compared to the national average commute time of 26.5 minutes. When it comes to commuting, residents of Sioux City have a few different options. 79% of commuters use their own cars, 14% of commuters carpool, 1% of commuters use the transit system, and 2% of residents work from home.

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