Sidney, IA Profile: Facts & Data


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Sidney, Iowa - Basic Facts

The City of Sidney had a population of 1,132 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Sidney is located at latitude 40.7459 and longitude -95.6443 in Fremont County. The formal boundaries for the City of Sidney (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.38 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Fremont County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,168 feet.

The City of Sidney (GNIS ID: 2395882) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The City of Sidney is located within Township of Sidney, a minor civil division (MCD) of Fremont County.

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

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


Total Population 1,132
Population in Households 1,078
Population in Familes 859
Population in Group Qrtrs 54
Population Density1 820
Diversity Index2 10


Median Household Income $51,925
Average Household Income $68,195
Per Capita Income $27,588


Total Housing Units 517 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 327 (63.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 137 (26.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 53 (10.3%)
Median Home Value $114,474
Average Home Value $155,810


Total Households 464
Average Household Size 2.32
Family Households 309
Average Family Size 3
  1. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  2. 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.06% -0.16%
Households 0.0% -0.09%
Families 0.69% -0.19%
Median Household Income   1.02%
Per Capita Income   1.8%

Sidney, IA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Sidney 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 # 261 74th
Population Density # 413 59th
Diversity Index # 505 50th
Median Household Income # 661 35th
Per Capita Income # 615 39th

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