Sioux County IA Information


Sioux County Subdivisions

Sioux County IA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 35,257
Population in Households 32,861
Population in Familes 28,589
Population in Group Qrtrs 2,396
Population Density1 46
Diversity Index2 30


Total Households 12,162
Average Household Size 2.7
Family Households 8,994
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 12,931 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 9,659 (74.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,503 (19.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 769 ( 5.9%)
Median Home Value $154,652
Average Home Value $180,301


Median Household Income $56,278
Average Household Income $71,501
Per Capita Income $25,384
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.72% 0.72%
Households 0.78% 0.76%
Families 0.69% 0.71%
Median Household Income   2.73%
Per Capita Income   2.05%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Sioux County IA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Sioux County to the other 99 counties and county equivalents in Iowa by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 21 80th
Population Density1 # 25 76th
Diversity Index2 # 18 83rd
Median Household Income # 15 86th
Per Capita Income # 68 32nd

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Iowa Census Data Comparison Tool.