For population 25 years and over in Sidney:
For population 15 years and over in Sidney city:
6 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $1,085 (1.4%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Council Bluffs, IA (36.8 miles , pop. 58,268).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Omaha, NE (40.3 miles , pop. 390,007).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (420.7 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: Riverton, IA (2.4 miles ), Thurman, IA (2.7 miles ), Farragut, IA (3.0 miles ), Randolph, IA (3.1 miles ), Hamburg, IA (3.1 miles ), Tabor, IA (3.2 miles ), Nebraska City, NE (3.5 miles ), Shenandoah, IA (3.8 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 40.75 N, Longitude: 95.65 W
Area code: 712
Population change in the 1990s: +58 (+4.7%).
Work and jobs in Sidney: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Sidney, Iowa
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Sidney-area historical tornado activity is above Iowa state average. It is 195% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 6/22/1964, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 10.8 miles away from the Sidney city center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
On 4/5/1954, a category F4 tornado 19.5 miles away from the city center injured 2 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Sidney-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Iowa state average. It is 94% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 7/16/2004 at 12:17:30, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 MW, 3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 9.4 miles away from the city center
On 2/11/1995 at 05:54:10, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 40.1 miles away from Sidney center
On 3/23/2007 at 08:15:49, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 90.2 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), moment magnitude (MW)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Fremont County (14) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 1
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 7, Tornadoes: 3, Floods: 2, Flash Flood: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tornado: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: John Scott Redd - Navy Rear Admiral.
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Public high schools in Sidney:
See full list of schools located in Sidney, School District: SIDNEY COMMUNITY SCHOOL DISTRICT
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Library in Sidney:
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Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 7.1%
(7.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
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Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
7 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities in 2010
70 people in nursing homes in 2000
13 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups) in 2000
Sidney compared to Iowa state average:
Banks with branches in Sidney (2011 data):
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results
Religion statistics for Sidney (based on Fremont County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 46.03%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 4
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 5
Number of full-service restaurants: 7
Adult diabetes rate:
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Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Sidney government finances in 2002(per resident):
7.05% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($34,813 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
7.42% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($28,627 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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Sidney fatal accident list:
Aug 14, 1993 01:25 PM, Gravel Rd, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Jan 14, 1981 03:45 AM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Sidney)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 20 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Sidney, IA)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 10 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Sidney)
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
Businesses in Sidney, IA
Total of 1 patent application in 2008-2013.