Sioux Center, IA Profile: Facts & Data


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Sioux Center, Iowa - Basic Facts

The City of Sioux Center had a population of 7,401 as of July 1, 2018. Sioux Center ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and 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 Center is located at latitude 43.0797 and longitude -96.1756 in Sioux County. The formal boundaries for the City of Sioux Center (see map below) encompass a land area of 6.32 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Sioux County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,463 feet.

The City of Sioux Center (GNIS ID: 2395892) 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 Sioux Center is located within Township of West Branch, a minor civil division (MCD) of Sioux County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Sioux Center: North Sioux Center.

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


Total Population 7,401
Population in Households 6,329
Population in Familes 5,398
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,072
Population Density2 1,171
Diversity Index3 40


Median Household Income $70,720
Average Household Income $85,983
Per Capita Income $28,249


Total Housing Units 2,463 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,735 (70.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 585 (23.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 144 ( 5.8%)
Median Home Value $202,861
Average Home Value $222,333


Total Households 2,319
Average Household Size 2.73
Family Households 1,694
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 0.59% 0.39%
Households 0.63% 0.4%
Families 0.71% 0.33%
Median Household Income   0.17%
Per Capita Income   0.65%

Sioux Center, IA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Sioux Center 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 # 54 95th
Population Density # 208 79th
Diversity Index # 38 96th
Median Household Income # 123 88th
Per Capita Income # 548 46th

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