Sergeant Bluff, Iowa

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Population in 2017: 4,706 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: +41.7%
Males: 2,178  (46.3%)
Females: 2,528  (53.7%)
Median resident age:

33.0 years
Iowa median age:

38.3 years

Zip codes: 51054.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $66,929 (it was $46,630 in 2000)
Sergeant Bluff:

$66,929
IA:

$58,570

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $27,327 (it was $19,320 in 2000)

Sergeant Bluff city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $167,480 (it was $102,500 in 2000)
Sergeant Bluff:

$167,480
IA:

$149,100

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $196,959; detached houses: $231,129; townhouses or other attached units: $182,471; mobile homes: $16,560

Median gross rent in 2017: $903.

March 2019 cost of living index in Sergeant Bluff: 86.8 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 17.2%
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  • Races in Sergeant Bluff, IA (2010)
    • 3,84991.1%White alone
    • 1413.3%Hispanic
    • 892.1%Asian alone
    • 751.8%Two or more races
    • 451.1%Black alone
    • 280.7%American Indian alone

Races in Sergeant Bluff detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Iowa and other state lists, there were 7 registered sex offenders living in Sergeant Bluff, Iowa as of June 03, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Sergeant Bluff is 631 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is lower than the state average.


Crime rates in Sergeant Bluff by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(26.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(24.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(23.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(22.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(26.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(23.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(21.7)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
6
(158.2)
9
(234.4)
13
(324.3)
12
(298.7)
7
(171.0)
9
(217.3)
11
(258.9)
15
(352.4)
14
(327.1)
10
(229.9)
7
(156.8)
13
(283.9)
11
(238.8)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
6
(158.2)
10
(260.5)
13
(324.3)
16
(398.3)
5
(122.2)
8
(193.1)
8
(188.3)
18
(422.9)
12
(280.4)
20
(459.9)
9
(201.6)
10
(218.4)
5
(108.6)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
65
(1,714)
73
(1,902)
73
(1,821)
58
(1,444)
32
(781.8)
57
(1,376)
65
(1,530)
75
(1,762)
53
(1,238)
69
(1,587)
45
(1,008)
33
(720.7)
17
(369.1)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
2
(52.1)
1
(24.9)
1
(24.9)
1
(24.4)
1
(24.1)
3
(70.6)
1
(23.5)
1
(23.4)
3
(69.0)
1
(22.4)
5
(109.2)
3
(65.1)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
2
(52.1)
3
(74.8)
2
(49.8)
2
(48.9)
2
(48.3)
2
(47.1)
2
(47.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)111.3174.0162.4167.376.0114.0131.8191.3143.5147.2105.5109.681.8

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City-data.com crime index in Sergeant Bluff, IA

Crime rate in Sergeant Bluff detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 9 (8 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.68
Iowa average:

1.47
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Ancestries: German (35.6%), Irish (12.5%), American (9.7%), Norwegian (7.9%), Dutch (4.6%), Swedish (1.5%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 05/2/1904

Elevation: 1092 feet

Land area: 1.99 square miles.

Population density: 2,365 people per square mile   (low).

Sergeant Bluff, Iowa map

46 residents are foreign born

This city:

1.0%
Iowa:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $3,280 (1.3%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Sioux City, IA (6.9 miles , pop. 85,013).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Omaha, NE (80.9 miles , pop. 390,007).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (446.8 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Dakota City, NE (1.8 miles ),
South Sioux City, NE (2.4 miles ),
Sioux City, IA (2.6 miles ),
Salix, IA (2.7 miles ),
Bronson, IA (2.7 miles ),
Homer, NE (3.0 miles ),
Dakota Dunes, SD (3.0 miles ),
Lawton, IA (3.2 miles )

Latitude: 42.40 N, Longitude: 96.36 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -293 (-6.7%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 411 (20.1%)

Area code: 712

Distribution of median household income in Sergeant Bluff, IA in 2017
Distribution of house value in Sergeant Bluff, IA in 2017

Sergeant Bluff satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 18 buildings, average cost: $66,100
  • 1998: 21 buildings, average cost: $66,100
  • 1999: 40 buildings, average cost: $150,200
  • 2000: 32 buildings, average cost: $164,200
  • 2001: 50 buildings, average cost: $145,900
  • 2002: 53 buildings, average cost: $142,100
  • 2003: 40 buildings, average cost: $158,000
  • 2004: 51 buildings, average cost: $182,700
  • 2005: 31 buildings, average cost: $179,300
  • 2006: 32 buildings, average cost: $181,200
  • 2007: 17 buildings, average cost: $189,400
  • 2008: 13 buildings, average cost: $218,300
  • 2009: 6 buildings, average cost: $195,000
  • 2010: 4 buildings, average cost: $208,000
  • 2011: 8 buildings, average cost: $235,900
  • 2012: 21 buildings, average cost: $189,200
  • 2013: 26 buildings, average cost: $215,100
  • 2014: 24 buildings, average cost: $257,100
  • 2015: 35 buildings, average cost: $247,500
  • 2016: 37 buildings, average cost: $247,500
  • 2017: 43 buildings, average cost: $174,300
Number of permits per 10,000 Sergeant Bluff, IA residents
Average permit cost in Sergeant Bluff, IA
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

2.7%
Iowa:

2.8%
Historical population in Sergeant Bluff, IA
Historical housing units in Sergeant Bluff, IA

Population change in the 1990s: +461 (+16.1%).
Most common industries in Sergeant Bluff, IA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (9.7%)
  • Broadcasting & telecommunications (9.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.5%)
  • Health care (7.1%)
  • Food (6.2%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.4%)
  • Construction (4.6%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (8.5%)
  • Food (7.4%)
  • Public administration (7.3%)
  • Broadcasting & telecommunications (6.8%)
  • Educational services (6.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.3%)
  • Computer & electronic products (3.8%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (13.5%)
  • Health care (12.6%)
  • Broadcasting & telecommunications (11.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (10.9%)
  • Finance & insurance (7.4%)
  • Food (4.9%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.4%)
Most common occupations in Sergeant Bluff, IA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (5.5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.6%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.5%)
  • Customer service representatives (4.3%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.1%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (3.8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.7%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (8.6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (6.3%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.7%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.7%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.5%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.1%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.3%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8.2%)
  • Customer service representatives (6.8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.3%)
  • Registered nurses (4.7%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.3%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.1%)

Average climate in Sergeant Bluff, Iowa

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Sergeant Bluff, Iowa environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI SO2
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2002 was 5.85. This is significantly better than average.

City:

5.85
U.S.:

74.20
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2002 was 0.693. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 0.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.693
U.S.:

1.789

Tornado activity:

Sergeant Bluff-area historical tornado activity is near Iowa state average. It is 77% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/28/1986, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 18.1 miles away from the Sergeant Bluff city center injured 2 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 7/5/1994, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 5.8 miles away from the city center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Sergeant Bluff-area historical earthquake activity is above Iowa state average. It is 72% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/3/2002 at 20:41:56, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 131.7 miles away from Sergeant Bluff center
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 198.2 miles away from Sergeant Bluff center
On 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB) earthquake occurred 226.5 miles away from Sergeant Bluff center
On 2/6/1996 at 15:10:28, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 60.9 miles away from the city center
On 10/25/1990 at 06:25:25, a magnitude 3.9 (3.6 MB, 3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 143.7 miles away from the city center
On 8/9/1997 at 17:46:03, a magnitude 3.4 (3.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 59.7 miles away from Sergeant Bluff center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Woodbury County (12) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Storms: 4, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snow: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Sergeant Bluff topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Sergeant Bluff:

  • BLUFF VIEW HOMES (202 PORT NEAL ROAD)
  • WEL HOME HEALTH (112 GAUL DRIVE)
  • EMBASSY REHAB AND CARE CENTER (206 PORT NEAL ROAD)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Sergeant Bluff:

  • Western Iowa Tech Community College (about 6 miles; Sioux City, IA; Full-time enrollment: 3,544)
  • Wayne State College (about 36 miles; Wayne, NE; FT enrollment: 3,121)
  • University of South Dakota (about 40 miles; Vermillion, SD; FT enrollment: 7,328)
  • Northeast Community College (about 59 miles; Norfolk, NE; FT enrollment: 3,334)
  • Buena Vista University (about 61 miles; Storm Lake, IA; FT enrollment: 2,522)
  • Metropolitan Community College Area (about 79 miles; Omaha, NE; FT enrollment: 12,236)
  • University of Nebraska at Omaha (about 82 miles; Omaha, NE; FT enrollment: 12,073)

Public high school in Sergeant Bluff:

Public elementary/middle schools in Sergeant Bluff:

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Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Sergeant Bluff: Sergeant Bluff (A), Sergeant Bluff City Hall (B), Sergeant Bluff Fire and Rescue (C), Sergeant Bluff Police Department (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Sergeant Bluff include: Covenant Church (A), Shepherd of Peace Lutheran Church (B), Friendship Community Church (C), United Methodist Church (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Woodbury Township Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Sergeant Bluff include: Jefferson Park (1), Baker Park (2), Wilde Park (3), Jewel Park (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotels: Econo Lodge Sergeant Bluff (103 Sergeant Square), Econo Lodge (I29 Airport Exit), Motel 6 (6166 Harbor Drive).

Woodbury County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Average household size:
This city:

2.9 people
Iowa:

2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

78.0%
Whole state:

64.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

6.6%
Whole state:

6.7%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households
16 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers in 2010
15 people in homes for the mentally retarded in 2000

Banks with branches in Sergeant Bluff (2011 data):

  • Kingsley State Bank: , Sergeant Bluff Office at 705 1st Street, branch established on 2005/02/04. Info updated 2009/03/03: Bank assets: $144.1 mil, Deposits: $123.5 mil, headquarters in Kingsley, IA, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 3 total offices, Holding Company: Kingsley Banc Corp
  • Pioneer Bank: at 202 First Street, branch established on 1907/01/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $133.3 mil, Deposits: $108.4 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 4 total offices, Holding Company: Pioneer Development Company

For population 15 years and over in Sergeant Bluff:

Marital status in Sergeant Bluff, IA
  • Never married: 27.4%
  • Now married: 59.0%
  • Separated: 3.4%
  • Widowed: 4.4%
  • Divorced: 5.7%

For population 25 years and over in Sergeant Bluff:

  • High school or higher: 94.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 40.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 12.4%
  • Unemployed: 4.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 13.2 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.5
Iowa average:

10.5

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Sergeant Bluff
Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Sergeant Bluff, IA (based on Woodbury County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic22,73213
Mainline Protestant17,71353
Evangelical Protestant17,16263
Other2,24011
Orthodox4502
Black Protestant1261
None41,749-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 19
This county:

1.86 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
This county:

0.29 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

0.23 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
This county:

0.29 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

0.43 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 46
Woodbury County:

4.51 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.55 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 84
Woodbury County:

8.24 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

8.01 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

8.4%
State:

7.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Woodbury County:

28.9%
Iowa:

27.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Woodbury County:

15.0%
Iowa:

14.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Sergeant Bluff:

52.8%
Iowa:

48.7%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

53.4%
Iowa:

44.7%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.3
Iowa:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

22.4%
State:

22.0%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Sergeant Bluff:

7.5%
Iowa:

10.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.9
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Sergeant Bluff:

34.2%
State:

33.5%

General health condition:
This city:

60.9%
Iowa:

54.9%

Average condition of hearing:
Sergeant Bluff:

81.8%
State:

77.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Sergeant Bluff, IA Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 10$19,326$23,1910$0
Police Protection - Officers 8$23,539$35,3094$1,291
Electric Power 4$12,394$37,1820$0
Solid Waste Management 3$8,258$33,0320$0
Parks and Recreation 2$4,563$27,37815$2,938
Sewerage 2$7,103$42,6180$0
Water Supply 1$2,551$30,6120$0
Other and Unallocable 1$3,228$38,7360$0
Police - Other 1$2,252$27,0240$0
Streets and Highways 0$0 2$2,059
Local Libraries 0$0 3$1,030
Totals for Government 32$83,214$31,20524$7,318

Sergeant Bluff government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Construction - General - Other: $2,736,000 ($581.39)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $3,184,000 ($676.58)
    Police Protection: $931,000 ($197.83)
    Parks and Recreation: $566,000 ($120.27)
    Sewerage: $541,000 ($114.96)
    Water Utilities: $500,000 ($106.25)
    Regular Highways: $425,000 ($90.31)
    Financial Administration: $371,000 ($78.84)
    General - Other: $361,000 ($76.71)
    Local Fire Protection: $301,000 ($63.96)
    Solid Waste Management: $284,000 ($60.35)
    Central Staff Services: $171,000 ($36.34)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $102,000 ($21.67)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $54,000 ($11.47)
    General Public Buildings: $36,000 ($7.65)
    Libraries: $18,000 ($3.82)
    Public Welfare - Other: $10,000 ($2.12)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $425,000 ($90.31)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Sewerage: $451,000 ($95.84)
    Electric Utilities: $125,000 ($26.56)
    Local Fire Protection: $114,000 ($24.22)
    Water Utilities: $97,000 ($20.61)
    Regular Highways: $51,000 ($10.84)
    Parks and Recreation: $40,000 ($8.50)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,556,000 ($330.64)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $3,000 ($0.64)

Sergeant Bluff government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,007,000 ($213.98)
    Solid Waste Management: $337,000 ($71.61)
    Parks and Recreation: $282,000 ($59.92)
    Other: $176,000 ($37.40)
    Housing and Community Development: $10,000 ($2.12)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $31,000 ($6.59)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $240,000 ($51.00)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $216,000 ($45.90)
    Interest Earnings: $32,000 ($6.80)
    Special Assessments: $1,000 ($0.21)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $2,662,000 ($565.66)
    Water Utilities: $821,000 ($174.46)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $779,000 ($165.53)
    Highways: $522,000 ($110.92)
    General Local Government Support: $52,000 ($11.05)
  • Tax - Property: $1,885,000 ($400.55)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $631,000 ($134.08)
    Public Utilities Sales: $88,000 ($18.70)
    Other License: $66,000 ($14.02)
    Other Selective Sales: $24,000 ($5.10)

Sergeant Bluff government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $10,693,000 ($2272.21)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $9,934,000 ($2110.92)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $759,000 ($161.28)

Sergeant Bluff government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,183,000 ($676.37)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $55,000 ($11.69)

5.26% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($41,782 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.26%
Iowa average:

5.97%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Dakota County, NE  0.78% ($32,083 average AGI)
from Plymouth County, IA  0.47% ($51,414)
from Union County, SD  0.38% ($56,279)


5.77% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($45,950 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.77%
Iowa average:

6.23%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Dakota County, NE  0.60% ($33,586 average AGI)
to Plymouth County, IA  0.58% ($48,398)
to Union County, SD  0.47% ($76,862)
Businesses in Sergeant Bluff, IA
NameCountNameCount
Dairy Queen1Subway1
Econo Lodge1UPS1

Strongest AM radio stations in Sergeant Bluff:

  • KWSL (1470 AM; 5 kW; SIOUX CITY, IA; Owner: CLEVELAND RADIO LICENSES, LLC)
  • KMNS (620 AM; 1 kW; SIOUX CITY, IA; Owner: CLEVELAND RADIO LICENSES, LLC)
  • KSCJ (1360 AM; 5 kW; SIOUX CITY, IA; Owner: KSUX/KSCJ RADIO BROADCASTING CO)
  • KTFJ (1250 AM; 1 kW; DAKOTA CITY, NE; Owner: DONALD A. SWANSON)
  • KFAB (1110 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KKAR (1290 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KYDZ (1180 AM; 25 kW; BELLEVUE, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KTIC (840 AM; daytime; 5 kW; WEST POINT, NE; Owner: WEST POINT BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WNAX (570 AM; 5 kW; YANKTON, SD; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WHO (1040 AM; 50 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KXRB (1000 AM; 10 kW; SIOUX FALLS, SD)
  • KSOO (1140 AM; 10 kW; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: SOUTHERN MINNESOTA BROADCASTING CO.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Sergeant Bluff:

  • KWIT (90.3 FM; SIOUX CITY, IA; Owner: WESTERN IOWA TECH COMM. COLLEGE)
  • KGLI (95.5 FM; SIOUX CITY, IA; Owner: CLEVELAND RADIO LICENSES, LLC)
  • KKMA (99.5 FM; LE MARS, IA; Owner: POWELL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KTFC (103.3 FM; SIOUX CITY, IA; Owner: DONALD A. SWANSON)
  • KSEZ (97.9 FM; SIOUX CITY, IA; Owner: CLEVELAND RADIO LICENSES, LLC)
  • KSUX (105.7 FM; WINNEBAGO, NE; Owner: KSUX/KSCJ RADIO BROADCASTING CO)
  • KMSC (88.3 FM; SIOUX CITY, IA; Owner: MORNINGSIDE COLLEGE)
  • KSFT-FM (107.1 FM; SOUTH SIOUX CITY, NE; Owner: CLEVELAND RADIO LICENSES, LLC)
  • KAYA (91.3 FM; HUBBARD, NE; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • K205DC (88.9 FM; SIOUX CITY, IA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KZSR (102.3 FM; ONAWA, IA; Owner: WMMP, LLC)
  • WNAX-FM (104.1 FM; YANKTON, SD; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • K283AG (104.5 FM; SIOUX CITY, IA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Sergeant Bluff:

  • KCAU-TV (Channel 9; SIOUX CITY, IA; Owner: CITADEL COMMUNICATIONS CO.LTD.)
  • KSIN-TV (Channel 27; SIOUX CITY, IA; Owner: IOWA PUBLIC BROADCASTING BOARD)
  • KMEG (Channel 14; SIOUX CITY, IA; Owner: WAITT BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KPTH (Channel 44; SIOUX CITY, IA; Owner: PAPPAS TELECASTING OF SIOUX CITY)
  • KTIV (Channel 4; SIOUX CITY, IA; Owner: KTIV TELEVISION, INC.)
  • K38DU (Channel 38; SIOUX CITY, IA; Owner: CORNERSTONE FAITH CENTER)
Sergeant Bluff fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017

Sergeant Bluff fatal accident list:

Dec 4, 2013 06:52 AM, I-29, Lat: 42.385486, Lon: -96.360831, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 5, Fatalities: 1
Nov 12, 2001 01:00 AM, I-29, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Mar 7, 1980 10:57 PM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 8, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Jun 23, 1977 08:55 AM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 4Number of bridges
  • 39ft / 11.6mTotal length
  • 42,880Total average daily traffic
  • 7,515Total average daily truck traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Sergeant Bluff)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

76 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers in Sergeant Bluff, IA)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

16 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

19 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Sergeant Bluff)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

5
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-181 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: LYCOMING O&VO-360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 11132 , Serial Number: 2890230, Year manufactured: 1995, Airworthiness Date: 06/26/1995, Certificate Issue Date: 04/26/2007
    Registrant (LLC): Triple One 32 LLC, 409 Baywood Dr, Sergeant Bluff, IA 51054
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-180 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING O&VO-360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 1817T , Serial Number: 28-7105142, Year manufactured: 1971, Airworthiness Date: 05/03/1971, Certificate Issue Date: 12/20/2017
    Registrant (Individual): Ryan T Jacobson, 415 Wood Meadows Dr, Sergeant Bluff, IA 51054
  • Aircraft: PIPER J3F-65 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 67 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR C90-12F (95 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 38787 , Serial Number: 7264, Year manufactured: 1941, Airworthiness Date: 08/12/2009, Certificate Issue Date: 09/07/2018
    Registrant (Individual): Jerry L Swartz, 404 Maupin Ln, Sergeant Bluff, IA 51054
  • Aircraft: BEECH V35B (Category: Land, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 150 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR IO 520 SERIES (285 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 81VT , Serial Number: D-9640, Year manufactured: 1974, Airworthiness Date: 05/24/1974, Certificate Issue Date: 08/03/2016
    Registrant (LLC): Double D Aircraft LLC, 125 Airview Dr, Sergeant Bluff, IA 51054
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-235 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-540 SERIES (250 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 8505N , Serial Number: 28-11247, Year manufactured: 1969, Airworthiness Date: 07/14/1969, Certificate Issue Date: 12/04/2018
    Registrant (Corporation): Delta Fox LLC, 211 Carriage Ln, Sergeant Bluff, IA 51054

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$114,5902$167,72010$163,8481$50,740
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$01$215,5800$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$01$242,9500$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0033.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2008
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$140,540
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0033.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Sergeant Bluff, IA
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Sergeant Bluff, IA - Value

2004 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2004 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 15. The highest number of fire incidents - 36 took place in 2005, and the least - 0 in 2006. The data has a dropping trend.
    Fire incident types in Sergeant Bluff, IA When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (56.5%), and Structure Fires (27.2%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Sergeant Bluff, IA
    • 13156.5%Outside Fires
    • 6327.2%Structure Fires
    • 2812.1%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 104.3%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Sergeant Bluff, IA
Most common first names in Sergeant Bluff, IA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William1574.9 years
Robert1271.9 years
Donald1273.5 years
John1082.7 years
James963.7 years
Edward975.0 years
Mary883.9 years
Margaret880.1 years
Florence787.2 years
Thomas767.6 years
Most common last names in Sergeant Bluff, IA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Christensen1182.1 years
Johnson1174.3 years
Smith1068.9 years
Baker979.3 years
Camerer879.5 years
Jorgensen785.7 years
Peterson683.5 years
Skinner672.0 years
Davis571.2 years
Hurd583.2 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Sergeant Bluff, IA
  • 78.5%Utility gas
  • 19.3%Electricity
  • 2.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Sergeant Bluff, IA
  • 49.8%Utility gas
  • 46.3%Electricity
  • 3.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Sergeant Bluff compared to Iowa state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.
There are 14 pilots and 15 other airmen in this city.
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