Living in Sioux City, IA

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Updated: 2020-03-11

Sioux City SnackAbility

6
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
7/10
Housing
6
Affordability
8.5
Diversity
8.5
Safety
4
Amenities
8.5
Education
6
Commute
9

Sioux City, IA Crime Report

3,921
Total Crimes
4,731.0
Total Crimes / 100k People
84.20%
Above National Average

Sioux City, IA Cost Of Living

84
Sioux City's Overall Cost Of Living
0.8x
Lower Than The National Average

Sioux City, Iowa Info Snack

Sioux City (/susti/) is a city in Woodbury and Plymouth counties in the northwestern part of the U.S. state of Iowa. The population was 82,684 in the 2010 census, which makes it the fourth largest city in Iowa. The bulk of the city is in Woodbury County, of which it is the county seat, though a small portion is in Plymouth County. Sioux City is located at the navigational head of the Missouri River. Often the city and surrounding area is referred to as Siouxland, especially by the local media and residents. The city is home to several cultural points of interest including the Sioux City Public Museum, Sioux City Art Center and Sergeant Floyd Monument, which is a National Historical Landmark. The city is also home to Chris Larsen Park, commonly referred to as “the Riverfront,” includes the Anderson Dance Pavilion, Sergeant Floyd Riverboat Museum and Lewis and Clark Interpretive Center. Sioux City is the primary city of the five-county Sioux City, IA–NE–SD Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA), with a population of 168,825 in 2010 and a slight increase to an estimated 168,921 in 2012. The Sioux City–Vermillion, IA–NE–SD Combined Statistical Area had a population of 182,675 as of 2010 and has grown to an estimated population of 183,052 as of 2012.
Population
82,486
Unemployment
5.2%
Poverty
14.5%
Median Home
$110,300
Median Income
$53,281
Median Rent
$752

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Population over time in Sioux City

Year Population % Change
2017 82,486 -0.1%
2016 82,568 -0.1%
2015 82,666 -0.2%
2014 82,792 0.1%
2013 82,719 0.1%
2012 82,602 0.1%
2011 82,529 0.3%
2010 82,316 0.3%
2009 82,106 -
Crime/100k Sioux City IA USA
Violent Crime 434.4 250.1 368.9
Murder 2.4 1.7 5.0
Robbery 85.7 29.5 86.2
Aggravated Assault 278.7 187.9 246.8
Property Crime 4296.6 1691.5 2199.5
Burglary 738.4 352.6 376.0
Larceny 3209.5 1190.4 1594.6
Car Theft 348.7 148.5 228.9

Race / Ethnicity in Sioux City

White
69.2% (57,119)
African American
3.9% (3,187)
American Indian
1.7% (1,406)
Asian
3.5% (2,880)
Hawaiian
0.2% (199)
Other
0.0% (15)
Two Or More
2.3% (1,938)
Hispanic
19.1% (15,742)
Race Sioux City IA USA
White 69.2% 86.1% 61.1%
African American 3.9% 3.4% 12.3%
American Indian 1.7% 0.3% 0.7%
Asian 3.5% 2.4% 5.4%
Hawaiian 0.2% 0.1% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Two Or More 2.3% 1.8% 2.4%
Hispanic 19.1% 5.9% 17.8%

Household Income For Sioux City, Iowa

Less than $10,000
6.4% (531,179)
$10,000 to $14,999
4.4% (360,368)
$15,000 to $24,999
11.1% (917,420)
$25,000 to $34,999
12.5% (1,030,150)
$35,000 to $49,999
12.7% (1,048,631)
$50,000 to $74,999
20.8% (1,712,870)
$75,000 to $99,999
13.8% (1,140,505)
$100,000 to $149,999
11.6% (955,965)
$150,000 to $199,999
3.7% (301,494)
$200,000 or more
3.0% (250,013)
Income Sioux City IA USA
Less than $10,000 6.4% 5.5% 6.3%
$10,000 to $14,999 4.4% 4.4% 4.6%
$15,000 to $24,999 11.1% 9.5% 9.3%
$25,000 to $34,999 12.5% 9.6% 9.3%
$35,000 to $49,999 12.7% 13.7% 12.6%
$50,000 to $74,999 20.8% 19.3% 17.5%
$75,000 to $99,999 13.8% 14.2% 12.5%
$100,000 to $149,999 11.6% 14.7% 14.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 3.7% 4.9% 6.3%
$200,000 or more 3.0% 4.2% 7.0%

Gender in Sioux City

Female
50.7% (41,839)
Male
49.3% (40,647)
Gender Sioux City IA USA
Female 50.7% 50.4% 50.8%
Male 49.3% 49.6% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Sioux City for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
7.0% (5,774)
9-12th Grade
8.0% (6,598)
High School / GED
32.0% (26,395)
Some College
21.0% (17,322)
Associate's Degree
9.0% (7,423)
Bachelor's Degree
15.0% (12,372)
Master's Degree
5.0% (4,124)
Professional Degree
2.0% (1,649)
Doctorate Degree
1.0% (824)
Education Sioux City IA USA
< 9th Grade 7.0% 4.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 8.0% 5.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 32.0% 31.0% 27.0%
Some College 21.0% 21.0% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 9.0% 11.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 15.0% 19.0% 19.0%
Master's Degree 5.0% 6.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 2.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 1.0% 1.0% 1.0%

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