Sioux Rapids, IA Profile: Facts & Data


Sioux Rapids Local Links & Resources:
Hotels | Resources | ALL Sioux Rapids Content

Also See: Sioux Rapids, IA ZIP Codes & ZIP Code Maps | Local Area Photos

Sioux Rapids, Iowa - Basic Facts

The City of Sioux Rapids had a population of 764 as of July 1, 2018. Sioux Rapids ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Iowa. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Sioux Rapids is located at latitude 42.8916 and longitude -95.1488 in Buena Vista County. The formal boundaries for the City of Sioux Rapids (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.83 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Buena Vista County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,263 feet.

The City of Sioux Rapids (GNIS ID: 468721) has a C2 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place legally coextensive with a county subdivision but treated as independent of any county subdivision. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The City of Sioux Rapids is located within , a minor civil division (MCD) of Buena Vista County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Sioux Rapids population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2018.

Jump to... (On This Page!)
  1. Sioux Rapids 2018 Demographic Data
  2. Growth Rates for Sioux Rapids (Historical & 5-Year Forecast)
  3. Peer Comparisons (Rank and Percentile)
  1. Neighborhoods Demographics (Home Values, Household Income, etc.)
  2. Iowa Research Tools (Easy Tools & Current Data)
  3. Iowa Data Comparison Tool - 2018 Demographics

Explore a Iowa Address and get...

Boundary Maps, Demographic Data, School Zones Input an address to see boundary maps and recent demographic data for the neighborhood, city, county, and ZIP Code. You'll also find the school attendance zones for that address. For a rapid response, use this format: 321 Main Street, City, IA 12345.


Sioux Rapids, IA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 764
Population in Households 743
Population in Familes 580
Population in Group Qrtrs 21
Population Density2 923
Diversity Index3 32


Median Household Income $40,093
Average Household Income $51,309
Per Capita Income $21,923


Total Housing Units 367 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 240 (65.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 81 (22.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 46 (12.5%)
Median Home Value $75,000
Average Home Value $103,021


Total Households 321
Average Household Size 2.31
Family Households 195
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population -0.17% -0.18%
Households -0.15% -0.25%
Families -0.06% -0.31%
Median Household Income   1.94%
Per Capita Income   2.65%

Sioux Rapids, IA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Sioux Rapids to the other 1,009 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Iowa by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 372 63rd
Population Density # 349 66th
Diversity Index # 67 93rd
Median Household Income # 967 4th
Per Capita Income # 971 4th

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

Quick & Easy Ways to...

  1. Get Current Demographic Data for Cities, Towns, and ZIP Codes
  2. View Boundary Maps, for Cities, Towns, and ZIP Codes
  3. Locate Physical, Cultural, and Historical Features
  4. Research Public Schools & Attendance Zones

Iowa Census Data Comparison Tool

Compare Iowa July 1, 2018 Data
Highest or Lowest: