Sibley, Iowa

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Population in 2017: 2,611 (96% urban, 4% rural).
Population change since 2000: -6.6%
 
Males: 1,230  (47.1%)
Females: 1,381  (52.9%)
Median resident age:

44.4 years
Iowa median age:

38.3 years

Zip codes: 51249.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $49,227 (it was $33,173 in 2000)
Sibley:

$49,227
IA:

$58,570

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $26,427 (it was $16,845 in 2000)

Sibley city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $107,330 (it was $59,100 in 2000)
Sibley:

$107,330
IA:

$149,100

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $109,137; detached houses: $110,102; townhouses or other attached units: $110,948; mobile homes: $27,258

Median gross rent in 2017: $588.

March 2019 cost of living index in Sibley: 75.4 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 12.0%
(10.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents, 30.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
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  • Races in Sibley, IA (2010)
    • 2,44287.3%White alone
    • 32011.4%Hispanic
    • 130.5%Asian alone
    • 100.4%Two or more races
    • 50.2%Black alone
    • 50.2%American Indian alone
    • 30.1%Other race alone

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



According to our research of Iowa and other state lists, there were 6 registered sex offenders living in Sibley, Iowa as of August 05, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Sibley is 449 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is near the state average.


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Ancestries: German (40.7%), Dutch (15.7%), American (9.6%), Irish (3.4%), European (2.9%), English (1.6%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 04/5/1876

Elevation: 1510 feet

Land area: 1.61 square miles.

Population density: 1,620 people per square mile   (low).

Sibley, Iowa map

198 residents are foreign born (5.9% Latin America).

This city:

7.3%
Iowa:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,183 (1.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,512 (1.6%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Sioux Falls, SD (50.3 miles , pop. 123,975).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Omaha, NE (148.8 miles , pop. 390,007).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (424.4 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Ashton, IA (2.6 miles ),
Little Rock, IA (2.7 miles ),
Bigelow, MN (2.7 miles ),
Ocheyedan, IA (3.3 miles ),
Melvin, IA (3.3 miles ),
George, IA (3.7 miles ),
Matlock, IA (3.8 miles),
Rushmore, MN (3.9 miles )

Latitude: 43.40 N, Longitude: 95.75 W

Area code: 712

Distribution of median household income in Sibley, IA in 2017
Distribution of house value in Sibley, IA in 2017
Sibley satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 7 buildings, average cost: $90,400
  • 1998: 8 buildings, average cost: $86,000
  • 1999: 7 buildings, average cost: $97,900
  • 2000: 3 buildings, average cost: $136,700
  • 2001: 3 buildings, average cost: $91,700
  • 2002: 6 buildings, average cost: $81,700
  • 2003: 2 buildings, average cost: $250,000
  • 2004: 5 buildings, average cost: $120,000
  • 2005: 7 buildings, average cost: $180,000
  • 2006: 5 buildings, average cost: $112,000
  • 2007: 2 buildings, average cost: $135,000
  • 2009: 6 buildings, average cost: $146,700
  • 2012: 2 buildings, average cost: $115,000
  • 2013: 2 buildings, average cost: $262,500
  • 2015: 1 building, cost: $300,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Sibley, IA residents
Average permit cost in Sibley, IA
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

1.9%
Iowa:

2.8%
Historical population in Sibley, IA
Historical housing units in Sibley, IA
Most common industries in Sibley, IA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Paper (11.2%)
  • Health care (9.7%)
  • Educational services (7.9%)
  • Food (5.9%)
  • Machinery (5.6%)
  • Public administration (5.1%)
  • Construction (4.6%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Paper (12.8%)
  • Machinery (8.6%)
  • Construction (7.9%)
  • Food (7.3%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (5.2%)
  • Truck transportation (5.2%)
  • Educational services (4.9%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (20.0%)
  • Educational services (11.1%)
  • Paper (9.6%)
  • Public administration (6.9%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.7%)
  • Food (4.5%)
  • Social assistance (4.5%)
Most common occupations in Sibley, IA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (12.6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.6%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.2%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (3.2%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (2.9%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (2.9%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (16.0%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6.8%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.2%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.5%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.1%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.1%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.8%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (9.1%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (6.6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.4%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4.2%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (3.4%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (3.4%)

Average climate in Sibley, Iowa

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Sibley-area historical tornado activity is near Iowa state average. It is 75% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/16/1992, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 30.7 miles away from the Sibley city center killed one person and injured 35 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 8/7/1994, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 1.7 miles away from the city center injured one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Sibley-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Iowa state average. It is 76% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 157.4 miles away from Sibley center
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 191.2 miles away from Sibley center
On 11/3/2002 at 20:41:56, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 165.0 miles away from Sibley center
On 6/5/1993 at 01:24:53, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 159.4 miles away from Sibley center
On 10/25/1990 at 06:25:25, a magnitude 3.9 (3.6 MB, 3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 139.2 miles away from the city center
On 2/6/1996 at 15:10:28, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 109.8 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Osceola County (10) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 3, Tornadoes: 3, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snow: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Sibley topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Sibley:

  • OSCEOLA COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (Voluntary non-profit - Private, 600 9TH AVENUE NORTH)
  • OSCEOLA COMMUNITY HEALTH SERVI (115 CEDAR LANE)
  • COUNTRY VIEW MANOR INC (100 CEDAR LANE)
  • SIBLEY NURSING AND REHAB CENTER (700 NINTH AVENUE NORTH)

Airports and heliports located in Sibley:

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Sibley:

  • Iowa Lakes Community College (about 46 miles; Estherville, IA; Full-time enrollment: 2,311)
  • Southeast Technical Institute (about 54 miles; Sioux Falls, SD; FT enrollment: 2,386)
  • Buena Vista University (about 60 miles; Storm Lake, IA; FT enrollment: 2,522)
  • Western Iowa Tech Community College (about 71 miles; Sioux City, IA; FT enrollment: 3,544)
  • Southwest Minnesota State University (about 73 miles; Marshall, MN; FT enrollment: 3,711)
  • University of South Dakota (about 74 miles; Vermillion, SD; FT enrollment: 7,328)
  • South Dakota State University (about 82 miles; Brookings, SD; FT enrollment: 10,392)

Public high school in Sibley:

Public elementary/middle schools in Sibley:

See full list of schools located in Sibley

Library in Sibley:

  • SIBLEY PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $149,185; Location: 406 9TH ST; 21,695 books; 95 audio materials; 623 video materials; 1 local licensed databases; 25 state licensed databases; 59 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Sibley: Osceola County Fairgrounds (A), Sibley Golf and Country Club (B), Sibley (C), Co-op Elevator Association - Sibley Elevator (D), Osceola County Ambulance Service Sibley Division (E), Sibley Volunteer Fire Department (F), Osceola County Sheriffs Office (G), Sibley Public Library (H), Osceola County Courthouse (I), McCallum Museum and Brunson Heritage House (J). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Sibley include: Saint Andrews Church (A), Christian Reformed Church (B), Trinity Lutheran Church (C), First Baptist Church (D), First Reformed Church (E), United Methodist Church (F), Trinity Reformed Church (G), First Presbyterian Church (H), United Church of Christ (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Sibley include: Fairgrounds Park (1), Robinson Park (2), Central Park (3), Sunset Park (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Osceola County Historical Society (Historical Places & Services; 801 5th Street).

Hotels: Super 8 Motel (1108 2nd Avenue), Super 8 Sibley IA (1108 2nd Avenue).

Courts: Osceola County - Treasurer Court House-Tax Dept- Treasurer Court House- Tax Depart (Court House), Osceola County - County Attorney Court House (1115 West Main Street), Osceola County - Recorder Court House (Court House), Osceola County - Board Of Supervisors Court House- Auditor Court House (Court House).

Birthplace of: Dave Tjepkes - Politician, William G. Steiner - Activist, Robert W. Grow - Commanding general of 6th Armored in WWII, Barb Whitehead - Professional golfer, James H. Meyer - Politician.

Osceola County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Sibley that have no violations reported:

  • CALUMET WATER SUPPLY (Address: 711 5TH AVE , Population served: 179, Primary Water Source Type: Purch groundwater)
  • HARRIS WATER SUPPLY (Address: 711 5TH AVE , Population served: 170, Primary Water Source Type: Purch groundwater)
Average household size:
This city:

2.3 people
Iowa:

2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

62.8%
Whole state:

64.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

4.9%
Whole state:

6.7%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.1% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

People in group quarters in Sibley in 2010:

  • 98 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 10 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 4 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities

People in group quarters in Sibley in 2000:

  • 104 people in nursing homes
  • 9 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 2 people in other noninstitutional group quarters

Banks with branches in Sibley (2011 data):

  • Melvin Savings Bank: Sibley Branch at 721 Second Avenue, branch established on 1934/01/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $56.1 mil, Deposits: $45.3 mil, headquarters in Melvin, IA, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 2 total offices, Holding Company: Benz Holding Company
  • Sibley State Bank: at 803 Fourth Avenue, branch established on 1894/01/01. Info updated 2006/10/05: Bank assets: $98.2 mil, Deposits: $71.6 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 1 total offices, Holding Company: Cypress Corporation
  • U.S. Bank National Association: Sibley Branch at 121 Ninth Street, branch established on 1876/01/10. Info updated 2012/01/30: Bank assets: $330,470.8 mil, Deposits: $236,091.5 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, 3121 total offices, Holding Company: U.S. Bancorp

For population 15 years and over in Sibley:

Marital status in Sibley, IA
  • Never married: 23.6%
  • Now married: 54.9%
  • Separated: 1.1%
  • Widowed: 10.0%
  • Divorced: 10.5%

For population 25 years and over in Sibley:

  • High school or higher: 84.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 20.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.3%
  • Unemployed: 3.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 16.8 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

12.9
Iowa average:

10.5

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

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Sibley, IA (based on Osceola County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant2,86212
Evangelical Protestant9388
Catholic8352
None1,827-
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: 3
Osceola County:

4.65 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 2
This county:

3.10 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

5.55 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 8
Osceola County:

12.40 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

8.01 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Osceola County:

8.2%
Iowa:

7.8%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

27.1%
State:

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

15.1%
State:

14.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

47.2%
Iowa:

48.7%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Sibley:

41.8%
Iowa:

44.7%

Average BMI:
Sibley:

28.8
Iowa:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

24.0%
Iowa:

22.0%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

12.9%
Iowa:

10.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Sibley:

6.9
Iowa:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

33.8%
State:

33.5%

General health condition:
Sibley:

51.5%
Iowa:

54.9%

Average condition of hearing:
Sibley:

73.7%
Iowa:

77.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Sibley, 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
Electric Power 4$19,888$59,6640$0
Streets and Highways 3$10,900$43,6000$0
Solid Waste Management 2$6,715$40,2900$0
Other Government Administration 2$9,985$59,9106$713
Financial Administration 2$4,747$28,4820$0
Local Libraries 2$6,018$36,1082$3,034
Parks and Recreation 1$2,922$35,0642$1,512
Water Supply 1$3,753$45,0360$0
Sewerage 1$3,753$45,0360$0
Transit 0$0 3$1,639
Airports 0$0 1$722
Fire - Other 0$0 0$0
Firefighters 0$0 1$150
Totals for Government 18$68,681$45,78715$7,770

Sibley government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $357,000 ($136.73)
    Regular Highways: $264,000 ($101.11)
    General - Other: $101,000 ($38.68)
    Parks and Recreation: $26,000 ($9.96)
    Air Transportation: $24,000 ($9.19)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $2,293,000 ($878.21)
    Parks and Recreation: $477,000 ($182.69)
    Water Utilities: $469,000 ($179.62)
    Regular Highways: $285,000 ($109.15)
    Solid Waste Management: $251,000 ($96.13)
    Sewerage: $190,000 ($72.77)
    Libraries: $155,000 ($59.36)
    General - Other: $132,000 ($50.56)
    Financial Administration: $67,000 ($25.66)
    Local Fire Protection: $51,000 ($19.53)
    Transit Utilities: $33,000 ($12.64)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $28,000 ($10.72)
    General Public Buildings: $28,000 ($10.72)
    Air Transportation: $20,000 ($7.66)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $14,000 ($5.36)
    Central Staff Services: $10,000 ($3.83)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $2,000 ($0.77)
    Public Welfare - Other: $2,000 ($0.77)
  • Electric Utilities - Interest on Debt: $12,000 ($4.60)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $70,000 ($26.81)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Police Protection: $287,000 ($109.92)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $46,000 ($17.62)
    Parks and Recreation: $37,000 ($14.17)
    Solid Waste Management: $18,000 ($6.89)
    Libraries: $11,000 ($4.21)
    Sewerage: $10,000 ($3.83)
    Local Fire Protection: $5,000 ($1.91)
    Financial Administration: $2,000 ($0.77)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,011,000 ($387.21)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $41,000 ($15.70)

Sibley government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Parks and Recreation: $303,000 ($116.05)
    Sewerage: $262,000 ($100.34)
    Solid Waste Management: $257,000 ($98.43)
    Regular Highways: $50,000 ($19.15)
    Other: $35,000 ($13.40)
    Air Transportation: $10,000 ($3.83)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $43,000 ($16.47)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $45,000 ($17.23)
    Interest Earnings: $28,000 ($10.72)
    Rents: $26,000 ($9.96)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $2,559,000 ($980.08)
    Water Utilities: $580,000 ($222.14)
    Transit Utilities: $22,000 ($8.43)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $265,000 ($101.49)
    Other: $1,000 ($0.38)
  • Tax - Property: $1,087,000 ($416.32)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $273,000 ($104.56)
    Other License: $46,000 ($17.62)
    Other Selective Sales: $11,000 ($4.21)

Sibley government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,116,000 ($1193.41)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,553,000 ($977.79)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $563,000 ($215.63)

Sibley government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,426,000 ($929.15)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $521,000 ($199.54)

5.72% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($41,486 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.72%
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 O'Brien County, IA  1.37% ($32,943 average AGI)
to Dickinson County, IA  0.98% ($64,280)
Businesses in Sibley, IA
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1Super 81
Ford1U-Haul1
Pizza Hut1UPS1
Subway1

Strongest AM radio stations in Sibley:

  • KXRB (1000 AM; 10 kW; SIOUX FALLS, SD)
  • KWOA (730 AM; 1 kW; WORTHINGTON, MN)
  • KSOO (1140 AM; 10 kW; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: SOUTHERN MINNESOTA BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KLOH (1050 AM; 9 kW; PIPESTONE, MN; Owner: WALLACE CHRISTENSEN)
  • KKOJ (1190 AM; 5 kW; JACKSON, MN; Owner: KLEVEN BROADCASTING CO. OF MINN.)
  • KFAN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • KELO (1320 AM; 5 kW; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: MIDCONTINENT RADIO OF S.D., INC.)
  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KFAB (1110 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KKAR (1290 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • WHO (1040 AM; 50 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WCTS (1030 AM; 50 kW; MAPLEWOOD, MN; Owner: CNTL. BAPT. THEO/AL SEMI MINNEAPOLIS)

Strongest FM radio stations in Sibley:

  • KWOA-FM (95.1 FM; WORTHINGTON, MN; Owner: THREE EAGLES OF LUVERNE, INC.)
  • KELO-FM (92.5 FM; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: MIDCONTINENT RADIO OF SOUTH DAKOTA, INC.)
  • KITN (93.5 FM; WORTHINGTON, MN; Owner: THREE EAGLES OF LUVERNE, INC.)
  • KNWC-FM (96.5 FM; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • KISD (98.7 FM; PIPESTONE, MN; Owner: WALLACE CHRISTENSEN)
  • KJOE (106.1 FM; SLAYTON, MN; Owner: WALLACE CHRISTENSEN)
  • KLQL (101.1 FM; LUVERNE, MN; Owner: THREE EAGLES OF LUVERNE, INC.)
  • KNSW (91.7 FM; WORTHINGTON-MARSHALL, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • KIWA-FM (105.3 FM; SHELDON, IA; Owner: SHELDON BROADCASTING CO., INC)
  • KUOO (103.9 FM; SPIRIT LAKE, IA; Owner: WMMP, LLC)
  • KDCR (88.5 FM; SIOUX CENTER, IA; Owner: DORDT COLLEGE, INC.)
  • KOJI (90.7 FM; OKOBOJI, IA; Owner: WESTERN IOWA TECH COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • KBOJ (88.1 FM; WORTHINGTON, MN; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)

TV broadcast stations around Sibley:

  • K33AB (Channel 33; SIBLEY, ETC., IA; Owner: IOWA PUBLIC BROADCASTING BOARD)
  • K07TY (Channel 7; WORTHINGTON, MN; Owner: NOBLES BROADCASTING CO., LTD.)
  • KELO-TV (Channel 11; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: YOUNG BROADCASTING OF SIOUX FALLS, INC.)
  • KSFY-TV (Channel 13; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: ELCOM OF SOUTH DAKOTA, INC.)
  • KDLT-TV (Channel 46; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: RED RIVER BROADCAST CO., LLC)
  • K15EB (Channel 15; WORTHINGTON, MN; Owner: INDEPENDENT COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • K67GH (Channel 67; OTTUMWA, IA; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KAUN (Channel 36; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: RAPID BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KSMN (Channel 20; WORTHINGTON, MN; Owner: WEST CENTRAL MINNESOTA EDUCATIONAL TV COMPANY)
  • 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.)
  • KTTW (Channel 17; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: INDEPENDENT COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • K25AA (Channel 25; ROCK RAPIDS, ETC., IA; Owner: IOWA PUBLIC BROADCASTING BOARD)
Sibley fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017

Sibley fatal accident list:

May 7, 2017 04:50 PM, 5th St E, Lat: 43.404069, Lon: -95.733731, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Jun 4, 1983 02:08 AM, 8th-St, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 2
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 52Number of bridges
  • 397ft / 121mTotal length
  • 40,750Total average daily traffic
  • 8,978Total average daily truck traffic
  • 21,790Total future (year 2036) average daily traffic
New bridges in Sibley, IA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 61930-1939
  • 81940-1949
  • 71950-1959
  • 11960-1969
  • 61970-1979
  • 21980-1989
  • 31990-1999
  • 182000-2009
  • 12010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Sibley, IA

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

15 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers in Sibley, IA)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

4
  • 4 Mi N 1.5 Mi E (Lat: 43.461000 Lon: -95.710139), Overall height: 44.2 m, Call Sign: WPNB682,
    Assigned Frequencies: 941.662 MHz, Grant Date: 12/15/2001, Expiration Date: 03/13/2012, Cancellation Date: 02/24/2012, Phone: (712) 472-2556
  • 4 Mi N .5 Mi E (Lat: 43.461000 Lon: -95.710139), Overall height: 44.2 m, Call Sign: WPNB684,
    Assigned Frequencies: 928.406 MHz, 952.406 MHz, Grant Date: 12/08/2001, Expiration Date: 03/06/2012, Cancellation Date: 02/24/2012, Phone: (712) 472-2556
  • SIBLEY, Lat: 43.402806 Lon: -95.746000, Call Sign: WQHR883,
    Assigned Frequencies: 956.368 MHz, Grant Date: 01/17/2018, Expiration Date: 10/19/2027, Certifier: Dianne Gruis, Registrant: Alpha Wireless Communications, 1115 Cross St, North Mankato, MN 56003, Phone: (507) 625-6720, Fax: (800) 967-1778, Email:
  • SIBLEY DT, 109 9th Street West (Lat: 43.402278 Lon: -95.756417), Type: Mtower, Structure height: 45.7 m, Overall height: 47.2 m, Call Sign: WQYI873,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10795.0 MHz, Grant Date: 10/12/2016, Expiration Date: 10/12/2026, Certifier: Steven T Campbell, Registrant: Holland & Knight LLP, 800 17th Street, N.W., Suite #1100, Washington, DC 20006-3906, Phone: (202) 955-3000, Fax: (202) 955-5564, Email:

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

2
  • Sibley Municipal Airport (Lat: 43.368056 Lon: -95.735833), Call Sign: WRLB3186, Licensee ID: L00005834,
    Assigned Frequencies: 0.26951 MHz, Grant Date: 03/24/2017, Expiration Date: 06/04/2027, Cancellation Date: 06/18/2018, Registrant: City Of Sibley, 808 Third Ave, Sibley, IA 51249, Phone: (712) 754-2541, Fax: (712) 754-3257
  • Sibley Municipal Airport-1928 Olive Avenue (Lat: 43.370806 Lon: -95.761222), Type: Bant, Structure height: 5 m, Overall height: 7 m, Call Sign: WQRL800,
    Assigned Frequencies: 122.800 MHz, Grant Date: 06/13/2013, Expiration Date: 06/13/2023, Certifier: Dan L Janssen, Registrant: Aviation Spectrum Resource Inc., 2551 Riva Road, Annapolis, MD 21401, Phone: (410) 266-2132, Fax: (410) 573-3003, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

7
  • Call Sign: K0SJT, Previous Call Sign: N0AYG, Licensee ID: L00163494, Grant Date: 07/08/2008, Expiration Date: 10/05/2018, Registrant: Carl E Liechty, 521 9th Ave, Sibley, IA 51249
  • Call Sign: N0VKX, Licensee ID: L00549068, Grant Date: 05/29/2013, Expiration Date: 08/03/2023, Certifier: John A Vakulskas Jr, Registrant: John A Vakulskas Jr, Sibley, IA 51249-0297
  • Call Sign: W0FGC, Grant Date: 06/15/1993, Expiration Date: 06/15/2003, Cancellation Date: 06/16/2005, Registrant: Oliver W Windrath, 100 Circle Dr, Sibley, IA 51249
  • Call Sign: WB0SRK, Licensee ID: L01250356, Grant Date: 11/25/2008, Expiration Date: 02/19/2019, Registrant: Ronald C Koser, 616 2 Nd St., Sibley, IA 51249
  • Call Sign: KD0FHR, Licensee ID: L00765839, Grant Date: 07/19/2018, Expiration Date: 10/02/2028, Certifier: Galen R Habben, Registrant: Galen R Habben, 201 10th St W, Sibley, IA 51249
  • Call Sign: KD0SJA, Licensee ID: L01719831, Grant Date: 06/28/2012, Expiration Date: 06/28/2022, Certifier: Verlin L Keninger, Registrant: Verlin L Keninger, 204 6th Street, Sibley, IA 51249
  • Call Sign: KE0NAA, Licensee ID: L02098738, Grant Date: 04/20/2017, Expiration Date: 04/20/2027, Certifier: Keith D Herbert Jr, Registrant: Keith D Herbert Jr, 541 Golf View Dr, Sibley, IA 51249

FAA Registered Aircraft:

3
  • Aircraft: CESSNA A188B (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 108 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR IO 520 SERIES (285 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 53368 , Serial Number: 18801790, Year manufactured: 1974, Airworthiness Date: 08/16/1974, Certificate Issue Date: 02/13/2008
    Registrant (Corporation): Oleary Aviation Inc, 1928 Olive Ave, Sibley, IA 51249
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-180 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING O-360 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 64MS , Serial Number: 28-7305466, Year manufactured: 1973, Airworthiness Date: 02/12/2002, Certificate Issue Date: 04/12/2017
    Registrant (Individual): Steeg James Ver, 1847 Pierce Ave, Sibley, IA 51249
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 175 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR GO-300 SERIES (175 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 6719E , Serial Number: 56219, Year manufactured: 1959, Airworthiness Date: 09/15/1959, Certificate Issue Date: 06/22/2011
    Registrant (Corporation): Oleary Aviation Inc, 1928 Olive Ave, Sibley, IA 51249

Most common first names in Sibley, IA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John4776.6 years
Henry3282.1 years
Anna3086.6 years
Grace2380.6 years
William2279.5 years
Minnie2087.5 years
Fred2083.2 years
George2082.5 years
Mary1981.4 years
Margaret1784.9 years
Most common last names in Sibley, IA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Kruger2479.4 years
Kruse1577.9 years
Christians1483.7 years
Johnson1282.9 years
Schutte1282.3 years
Schuck1174.0 years
Janssen1077.8 years
Wills1070.0 years
Dykstra1086.0 years
Molendorp980.0 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Sibley, IA
  • 82.9%Utility gas
  • 13.6%Electricity
  • 1.9%Other fuel
  • 1.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Sibley, IA
  • 59.9%Utility gas
  • 35.2%Electricity
  • 2.6%No fuel used
  • 2.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Sibley compared to Iowa state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
There are 10 pilots and 1 other airmen in this city.
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