Sibley, Iowa

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Population in 2013: 2,689 (96% urban, 4% rural). Population change since 2000: -3.8%
 
Males: 1,288  (47.9%)
Females: 1,401  (52.1%)
Median resident age:  42.8 years
Iowa median age:  44.4 years

Zip codes: 51249.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $40,281 (it was $33,173 in 2000)
Sibley:

$40,281
IA:

$50,957
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $22,688 (it was $16,845 in 2000)

Sibley city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $76,499 (it was $59,100 in 2000)
Sibley:

$76,499
IA:

$126,300
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $73,911; Detached houses: $73,877; Townhouses or other attached units: $73,674; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $85,009; Mobile homes: $51,005

Median gross rent in 2012: $608.

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  • White alone - 2,460 (88.3%)
  • Hispanic - 284 (10.2%)
  • American Indian alone - 17 (0.6%)
  • Asian alone - 13 (0.5%)
  • Black alone - 3 (0.1%)
  • Two or more races - 3 (0.1%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Sibley: 79.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (40.5%), Dutch (17.2%), Irish (8.6%), United States (3.8%), Danish (2.8%), Norwegian (2.6%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 04/5/1876

Elevation: 1510 feet

Land area: 1.61 square miles.

Population density: 1,668 people per square mile   (low).

Sibley,IA real estate house value index trend

Sibley, Iowa map

For population 25 years and over in Sibley:

  • High school or higher: 82.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 18.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.3%
  • Unemployed: 3.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 16.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Sibley city:

  • Never married: 20.5%
  • Now married: 57.1%
  • Separated: 2.1%
  • Widowed: 11.0%
  • Divorced: 9.3%

204 residents are foreign born

This city:  7.3%
Iowa:  4.3%



According to our research of Iowa and other state lists there were 7 registered sex offenders living in Sibley, Iowa as of May 05, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Sibley to the number of sex offenders is 383 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $993 (1.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,012 (1.5%)

Sibley satellite photo by USGS

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 ).

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

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 43.40 N, Longitude: 95.75 W

Area code: 712

Sibley household income distribution Sibley home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

3.7%
Iowa:

4.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -17 (-0.6%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (39%)
  • Retail trade (16%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (8%)
  • Construction (7%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (3%)
  • Finance and insurance (3%)
  • Health care and social assistance (25%)
  • Manufacturing (25%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (16%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Lawyers (4%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (9%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (3%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (3%)

Work and jobs in Sibley: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

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 the city 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 the city 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 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, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 139.2 miles away from Sibley 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 (8) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snow: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Sibley topographic map

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.

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:

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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)

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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).

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)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 11.1%
(10.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents, 18.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
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

Sibley, Iowa environmental map by EPA

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Sibley compared to Iowa state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.

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

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

Sibley travel time to work - commute Sibley mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (77%)
  • Electricity (21%)
  • Other fuel (1%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Sibley city (based on Osceola County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 79.09%
Here: 79.1%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaReformed Church in AmericaLutheran ChurchOther
Adherents19.2%15.4%14.8%12.9%37.7%
Congregations9.5%9.5%9.5%19.0%52.4%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 3
Osceola County:

4.65 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

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

3.10 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

12.40 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.2%
Iowa:

7.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Osceola County:

27.1%
Iowa:

27.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

15.1%
State:

14.5%
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
Financial Administration 2$4,747$28,4820$0
Other Government Administration 2$9,985$59,9106$713
Firefighters 0$0 1$150
Streets and Highways 3$10,900$43,6000$0
Airports 0$0 1$722
Solid Waste Management 2$6,715$40,2900$0
Sewerage 1$3,753$45,0360$0
Parks and Recreation 1$2,922$35,0642$1,512
Water Supply 1$3,753$45,0360$0
Electric Power 4$19,888$59,6640$0
Transit 0$0 3$1,639
Local Libraries 2$6,018$36,1082$3,034
Totals for Government 18$68,681$45,78715$7,770

Sibley government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $1,496,000 ($556.34)
    Water Utilities: $425,000 ($158.05)
    Parks & Recreation: $330,000 ($122.72)
    Regular Highways: $241,000 ($89.62)
    Police Protection: $221,000 ($82.19)
    General - Other: $215,000 ($79.96)
    Sewerage: $165,000 ($61.36)
    Solid Waste Management: $131,000 ($48.72)
    Libraries: $109,000 ($40.54)
    Fire Protection: $34,000 ($12.64)
    Financial Administration: $33,000 ($12.27)
    Air Transportation: $28,000 ($10.41)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $18,000 ($6.69)
    Central Staff Services: $12,000 ($4.46)
    Welfare - Other: $2,000 ($0.74)
    Housing & Community Development: $1,000 ($0.37)
    General Public Buildings: $1,000 ($0.37)
  • Electric Utilities - Interest on Debt: $119,000 ($44.25)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $115,000 ($42.77)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Electric Utilities: $175,000 ($65.08)
    Water Utilities: $103,000 ($38.30)
    Parks & Recreation: $101,000 ($37.56)
    Sewerage: $79,000 ($29.38)
    Regular Highways: $47,000 ($17.48)
    Fire Protection: $33,000 ($12.27)
    Housing & Community Development: $15,000 ($5.58)
    Financial Administration: $6,000 ($2.23)
    General - Other: $5,000 ($1.86)
    Libraries: $3,000 ($1.12)
    Air Transportation: $2,000 ($0.74)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $772,000 ($287.10)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $18,000 ($6.69)

Sibley government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Air Transportation: $1,000 ($0.37)
  • Charges - Sewerage: $222,000 ($82.56)
    Parks & Recreation: $159,000 ($59.13)
    Solid Waste Management: $139,000 ($51.69)
    All Other: $33,000 ($12.27)
    Regular Highways: $10,000 ($3.72)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $25,000 ($9.30)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $243,000 ($90.37)
    Interest Earnings: $89,000 ($33.10)
    Rents: $28,000 ($10.41)
    Special Assessments: $6,000 ($2.23)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $1,976,000 ($734.85)
    Water Utilities: $499,000 ($185.57)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $224,000 ($83.30)
    General Support: $54,000 ($20.08)
  • Tax - Property: $845,000 ($314.24)
    NEC: $14,000 ($5.21)

Sibley government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Electric Utilities: $2,300,000 ($855.34)
    Water Utilities: $260,000 ($96.69)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $2,025,000 ($753.07)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $1,745,000 ($648.94)
    Full Faith & Credit - Water Utilities: $85,000 ($31.61)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Electric Utilities: $2,160,000 ($803.27)
    Water Utilities: $115,000 ($42.77)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $280,000 ($104.13)
    Electric Utilities: $140,000 ($52.06)
    Water Utilities: $60,000 ($22.31)

Sibley government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $98,000 ($36.44)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $2,391,000 ($889.18)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $180,000 ($66.94)

4.33% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($28,468 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.33%
Iowa average:

5.75%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from O'Brien County, IA  0.74% ($21,474 average AGI)


6.20% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($31,136 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.20%
Iowa average:

5.94%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to O'Brien County, IA  0.99% ($22,577 average AGI)
to Dickinson County, IA  0.61% ($56,250)

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)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Sibley, Iowa:
  • Fatal accident count: 1
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 2
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 2
  • Fatalities: 1
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 4
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0
Iowa average:
  • Fatal accident count: 80
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 123
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 25
  • Fatalities: 86
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 199
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 8

Sibley fatal accident list:

Jun 4, 1983 02:08 AM, 8th-St, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 2

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

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

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

3
  • 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
    Registrant: 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
    Registrant: Phone: (712) 472-2556
  • SIBLEY, Lat: 43.402806 Lon: -95.746000, Call Sign: WQHR883
    Assigned Frequencies: 956.368 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/19/2007, Expiration Date: 10/19/2017, Certifier: Dianne Gruis
    Registrant: Sensus, 450 N Gallatin Ave, Uniontown, PA 15401, Phone: (800) 638-3748, Fax: (800) 888-2403, Email:

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

1
  • Sibley Municipal Airport (Lat: 43.368056 Lon: -95.735833), Call Sign: WRLB3186, Licensee ID: L00005834
    Assigned Frequencies: 0.26951 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/18/2007, Expiration Date: 06/04/2017
    Registrant: City Of Sibley, 808 Third Ave, Sibley, IA 51249, Phone: (712) 754-2541, Fax: (712) 754-3257

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: N0KDI, Licensee ID: L00274765
    Grant Date: 03/26/2013, Expiration Date: 06/15/2023, Certifier: Paul F Soderquist
    Registrant: Paul F Soderquist, 203 6th Avenue, Sibley, IA 51249
  • Call Sign: N0VKX, Licensee ID: L00549068
    Grant Date: 05/05/2003, Expiration Date: 08/03/2013, Certifier: John A Vakulskas Jr
    Registrant: John A Vakulskas Jr, 716 8th Street, Sibley, IA 51249-1750
  • 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: 10/02/2008, Expiration Date: 10/02/2018, 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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

6
  • Aircraft: ADKINS W-8 TAILWIND (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 85 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C65 SERIES (65 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 1857 , Serial Number: 2, Year manufactured: 1984, Airworthiness Date: 01/02/1985
    Registrant (Individual): Reported Sale, 415 12th Ave Ne, Sibley, IA 51249
  • 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
    Registrant (Corporation): Oleary Aviation Inc, 1928 Olive 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
    Registrant (Corporation): Oleary Aviation Inc, 1928 Olive Ave, Sibley, IA 51249
  • Aircraft: KONIG ROBERT L STARLITE (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: Reciprocating
    N-Number: 71RK , Serial Number: 148
    Registrant (Individual): Reported Sale, 853 1st Ave, Sibley, IA 51249
  • Aircraft: BEECH A24R (Category: Land, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 116 mph), Engine: LYCOMING I0360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 8051R , Serial Number: MC-46, Year manufactured: 1970, Airworthiness Date: 07/01/1970
    Registrant (Partnership): Larry L Leege, Claremore Mobile Home Park, Sibley, IA 51249, Other Owners: Robert F Cody
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 150F (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-200 SERIES (100 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 8185S , Serial Number: 15061785, Year manufactured: 1965, Airworthiness Date: 08/12/1965
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Stanley L Gaalswyk, 520 8th Ave, Sibley, IA 51249, Other Owners: Gertrude A Gaalswyk

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 10
  • Hazardous Condition: 2

Incident types - Sibley

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Sibley, IA
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
Businesses in Sibley, IA
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1Super 81
Ford1U-Haul1
Pizza Hut1UPS1
Subway1

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