Sioux City, IA

82,776 Population
58.1 square miles 1,424.5 people per square mile

Census data: ACS 2014 5-year unless noted

 

 People

Percent of State Population
2.6%
was 2.6%
Ranked 4th Highest in IA
Population Density
1,424.5
US 88.8 people/sq mile
Dependency Ratio
53.8%
was 47.9%
US Population Dependency Ratio is 49.7
Percent Foreign Born
9.0%
was 11.8%
Ranked 4th Highest in IA
Percent Under 18
25.4%
was 25.8%
Ranked 1st Highest in IA
Percent 65 and Over
13.4%
was 13.1%
Ranked 4th Highest in IA

 Economics

Unemployment Rate
3.4
was 3.7
Ranked 10th Lowest in IA
Percent Living in Poverty
14.8%
was 15.8%
Ranked 3rd Lowest in IA
Median Household Income
$47,584
was $44,073
Ranked 5th Highest in IA
Gini Income Distribution
 
44.5
42.3
US Gini Index is 42.0

 Safety

Homicides per 100,000
2.4
was 3.6
 
Violent Crimes per 100,000
419.7
was 391.9
 
Property Crimes per 100,000
4,240.4
was 4,424.5
 

 Housing

Total Housing Units
33,954
was 33,115
Ranked 4th Highest in IA
Median Rent
$707
was $661
Ranked 5th Highest in IA
Total Building Permits
107
was 81
 
Occupied Housing Units
31,015
was 30,982
 
Homeownership Rate
61.3%
was 65.6%
Ranked 3rd Highest in IA
Single Family Building Permits
91
was 49
 
Residential Units Per Sq Mile
580.9
was 570.3
Ranked 6th Highest in IA
Rental Vacancy Rate
19.7%
was 16.7%
Ranked 2nd Highest in IA
Multifamily Building Permits
16
was 32
 
Persons Per Dwelling Unit
2.6
was 2.5
Ranked 1st Highest in IA
Building Permits per 1000 Housing Units
3.2
was 2.4
 
Building Permits per 1000 Residents
1.3
was 1.0
 

 Health

Percent with Insurance Under 18
96.8%
was 95.5%
 
Percent with Insurance 18 to 64
89.8%
 
Percent with Insurance Over 65
98.7%
was 100%
 

 Education

Percent with High School Diploma or Higher
84.1%
was 84.1%
Ranked 6th Highest in IA
Percent with Bachelors Degree or Higher
21.7%
was 18.8%
Ranked 6th Highest in IA

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