Also See: Sioux City, IA ZIP Codes & ZIP Code Maps
The City of Sioux City is the 4th largest city in Iowa with a population of 84,855 as of July 1, 2020. Sioux City 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 City is located at latitude 42.5 and longitude -96.4003 in Woodbury County. The formal boundaries for the City of Sioux City encompass a land area of 58.07 sq. miles and a water area of 1.16 sq. miles. Woodbury County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,201 feet.
The City of Sioux City (GNIS ID: 468720) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves 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 City is located within , a minor civil division (MCD) of Woodbury County.
|Total Population||84,855 (100%)|
|Population in Households||82,456 (97.2%)|
|Population in Families||64,050 (75.5%)|
|Population in Group Quarters1||2,399 ( 2.8%)|
|Median Household Income||$57,615|
|Average Household Income||$75,822|
|% of Income for Mortgage4||8%|
|Per Capita Income||$29,159|
|Total HU (Housing Units)||34,455 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||20,907 (60.7%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||11,507 (33.4%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||2,041 ( 5.9%)|
|Median Home Value||$115,497|
|Average Home Value||$138,064|
|Housing Affordability Index3||241|
|Average Household Size||2.54|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||1.05%|
|Per Capita Income||1.64%|
|Owner Occupied HU||0.24%|
The table below compares Sioux City to the other 1,008 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Iowa by rank and percentile using July 1, 2020 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.
|Total Population||# 4||100th|
|Population Density||# 105||90th|
|Median Household Income||# 536||47th|
|Housing Affordability Index||# 485||48th|
|Per Capita Income||# 598||41st|
|Diversity Index||# 13||99th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Iowa Census Data Comparison Tool.