Sioux City, IA 51106 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 51106: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Sioux City, IA 51106

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 901
  • Single Family Addresses: 10,115
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 1,063
  • County: Woodbury County
  • Centroid: Latitude 42.468, Longitude -96.358
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Sioux City, IA 51106 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 27,452
Population in Households 26,335
Population in Familes 20,865
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,117
Population Density1 877
Diversity Index2 32


Total Households 10,722
Average Household Size 2.46
Family Households 6,954
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 11,151 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 7,500 (67.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,222 (28.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 429 ( 3.8%)
Median Home Value $109,786
Average Home Value $142,930


Median Household Income $51,604
Average Household Income $64,002
Per Capita Income $25,600
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.59% 0.41%
Households 0.46% 0.32%
Families 0.38% 0.28%
Median Household Income   1.63%
Per Capita Income   1.68%
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 City, IA 51106 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 51106 to the other 963 ZIP Codes 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 # 28 97th
Population Density1 # 72 93rd
Diversity Index2 # 76 92nd
Median Household Income # 540 44th
Per Capita Income # 661 31st

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