South Sioux City, Nebraska

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Population in 2017: 12,911 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: +8.3%
 
Males: 6,206  (48.1%)
Females: 6,705  (51.9%)
Median resident age:

32.0 years
Nebraska median age:

36.5 years

Zip codes: 68776.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $51,700 (it was $36,493 in 2000)
South Sioux City:

$51,700
NE:

$59,970

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $19,579 (it was $16,165 in 2000)

South Sioux City city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $122,539 (it was $76,100 in 2000)
South Sioux City:

$122,539
NE:

$155,800

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $146,770; detached houses: $157,569; townhouses or other attached units: $206,341; in 2-unit structures: $175,536; mobile homes: $37,815

Median gross rent in 2017: $710.

March 2019 cost of living index in South Sioux City: 86.2 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 21.1%
(12.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 64.2% for Black residents, 19.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 42.2% for American Indian residents, 31.2% for other race residents, 31.8% for two or more races residents)
  • Races in South Sioux City, NE (2017)
    • 6,71050.4%Hispanic
    • 4,84836.4%White alone
    • 8496.4%Black alone
    • 5854.4%Asian alone
    • 3732.8%American Indian alone
    • 1731.3%Two or more races
    • 510.4%Other race alone

Races in South Sioux City detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Nebraska and other state lists, there were 32 registered sex offenders living in South Sioux City, Nebraska as of July 08, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in South Sioux City is 420 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is near the state average.


Crime rates in South Sioux City by year

Type

2005

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(8.4)
0
(0.0)
1
(7.4)
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
(8.2)
1
(8.3)
2
(16.8)
0
(0.0)
3
(22.3)
3
(22.4)
0
(0.0)
2
(14.9)
0
(0.0)
5
(37.6)
8
(62.3)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
4
(32.7)
1
(8.2)
1
(8.3)
0
(0.0)
2
(16.2)
1
(7.4)
5
(37.4)
1
(7.5)
3
(22.3)
2
(15.0)
1
(7.5)
1
(7.8)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
12
(98.2)
2
(16.5)
13
(108.3)
13
(108.9)
17
(137.4)
18
(133.6)
13
(97.1)
12
(89.5)
16
(119.1)
16
(119.8)
38
(285.5)
15
(116.8)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
66
(540.0)
25
(205.9)
17
(141.6)
33
(276.5)
23
(185.9)
65
(482.5)
50
(373.5)
14
(104.4)
33
(245.6)
17
(127.3)
28
(210.4)
21
(163.5)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
159
(1,301)
160
(1,318)
194
(1,616)
238
(1,994)
246
(1,988)
308
(2,286)
299
(2,234)
232
(1,730)
441
(3,282)
399
(2,987)
435
(3,269)
332
(2,585)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
14
(114.5)
9
(74.1)
22
(183.3)
13
(108.9)
14
(113.1)
16
(118.8)
20
(149.4)
4
(29.8)
18
(134.0)
31
(232.1)
37
(278.0)
36
(280.3)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(16.7)
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)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)128.585.4120.0159.8133.9196.3176.099.1201.6175.4257.1212.8

The City-Data.com crime rate weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in South Sioux City, NE

Crime rate in South Sioux City detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 28 (27 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.10
Nebraska average:

1.90
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Ancestries: German (10.1%), Somali (8.0%), Irish (2.1%), Swedish (1.5%), American (1.1%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 06/4/1887

Elevation: 1097 feet

Land area: 4.90 square miles.

Population density: 2,633 people per square mile   (average).

South Sioux City, Nebraska map

4,205 residents are foreign born (26.1% Latin America, 3.6% Africa).

This city:

31.6%
Nebraska:

6.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $2,361 (1.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $2,021 (1.7%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Sioux City, IA (2.1 miles , pop. 85,013).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Omaha, NE (86.3 miles , pop. 390,007).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (449.8 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Sioux City, IA (1.4 miles ),
Dakota Dunes, SD (2.0 miles ),
Dakota City, NE (2.0 miles ),
Sergeant Bluff, IA (2.4 miles ),
North Sioux City, SD (2.4 miles ),
Jackson, NE (2.8 miles ),
Hubbard, NE (3.3 miles ),
Homer, NE (3.3 miles )

Latitude: 42.47 N, Longitude: 96.41 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +169 (+1.3%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,931 (31.0%)

Area code: 402

Distribution of median household income in South Sioux City, NE in 2017
Distribution of house value in South Sioux City, NE in 2017
South Sioux City satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 22 buildings, average cost: $81,200
  • 1998: 16 buildings, average cost: $91,400
  • 1999: 20 buildings, average cost: $80,200
  • 2000: 37 buildings, average cost: $93,500
  • 2001: 22 buildings, average cost: $112,100
  • 2002: 11 buildings, average cost: $112,100
  • 2003: 20 buildings, average cost: $118,500
  • 2004: 11 buildings, average cost: $129,500
  • 2005: 15 buildings, average cost: $118,900
  • 2006: 18 buildings, average cost: $123,800
  • 2007: 15 buildings, average cost: $106,000
  • 2008: 18 buildings, average cost: $127,600
  • 2009: 19 buildings, average cost: $126,900
  • 2010: 57 buildings, average cost: $111,400
  • 2011: 12 buildings, average cost: $136,000
  • 2012: 11 buildings, average cost: $147,800
  • 2013: 23 buildings, average cost: $170,600
  • 2014: 14 buildings, average cost: $227,000
  • 2015: 15 buildings, average cost: $193,900
  • 2016: 18 buildings, average cost: $254,100
  • 2017: 22 buildings, average cost: $225,500
Number of permits per 10,000 South Sioux City, NE residents
Average permit cost in South Sioux City, NE
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.5%
Nebraska:

3.2%
Historical population in South Sioux City, NE
Historical housing units in South Sioux City, NE

Population change in the 1990s: +2,103 (+21.4%).
Most common industries in South Sioux City, NE (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Food (19.8%)
  • Health care (6.7%)
  • Educational services (6.5%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.5%)
  • Construction (4.1%)
  • Computer & electronic products (3.6%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Food (22.0%)
  • Construction (7.5%)
  • Public administration (4.2%)
  • Computer & electronic products (4.2%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.0%)
  • Repair & maintenance (3.9%)
  • Truck transportation (3.9%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Food (17.4%)
  • Health care (11.5%)
  • Educational services (10.6%)
  • Finance & insurance (8.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.6%)
  • Social assistance (4.9%)
  • Broadcasting & telecommunications (4.6%)
Most common occupations in South Sioux City, NE (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (8.6%)
  • Food processing workers (8.5%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5.2%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.6%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.3%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.2%)
  • Child care workers (2.5%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Food processing workers (10.6%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (9.9%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (7.2%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6.4%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4.1%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.4%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.0%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.2%)
  • Food processing workers (6.2%)
  • Child care workers (5.2%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.5%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.1%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.8%)

Average climate in South Sioux City, Nebraska

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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South Sioux City, Nebraska environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 71.6. This is about average.

City:

71.6
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2013 was 0.143. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 8.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.143
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 1.69. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 8.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.69
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.659. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 0.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.659
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 30.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

30.8
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 19.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

19.2
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 6.41. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 2.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.41
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

South Sioux City-area historical tornado activity is near Nebraska state average. It is 79% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/28/1986, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 23.7 miles away from the South Sioux City city center injured 2 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 5/5/1964, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 3.4 miles away from the city center injured 7 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

South Sioux City-area historical earthquake activity is below Nebraska 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 127.9 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 192.9 miles away from the city center
On 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB) earthquake occurred 222.0 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, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 57.6 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 138.4 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 61.2 miles away from South Sioux City center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)

Natural disasters:

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

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

Hospitals and medical centers in South Sioux City:

  • MATNEY'S COLONIAL MANOR (3200 G STREET)
  • REGENCY SQUARE CARE CENTER (3501 DAKOTA AVENUE)

Other hospitals and medical centers near South Sioux City:

  • MERCY MEDICAL CENTER-SIOUX CITY Acute Care Hospitals (about 2 miles away; SIOUX CITY, IA)
  • SIOUXLAND DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 3 miles away; SIOUX CITY, IA)
  • SIOUXLAND DISTRICT HEALTH DEPARTMENT (Home Health Center, about 3 miles away; SIOUX CITY, IA)
  • PARK VIEW HOMES (Hospital, about 3 miles away; SIOUX CITY, IA)
  • TRI-STATE NURSING SERVICE (Home Health Center, about 3 miles away; SIOUX CITY, IA)
  • SIOUXLAND NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; SIOUX CITY, IA)
  • CASA DE PAZ HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; SIOUX CITY, IA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to South Sioux City:

  • Western Iowa Tech Community College (about 4 miles; Sioux City, IA; Full-time enrollment: 3,544)
  • University of South Dakota (about 34 miles; Vermillion, SD; FT enrollment: 7,328)
  • Wayne State College (about 35 miles; Wayne, NE; FT enrollment: 3,121)
  • Northeast Community College (about 59 miles; Norfolk, NE; FT enrollment: 3,334)
  • Buena Vista University (about 63 miles; Storm Lake, IA; FT enrollment: 2,522)
  • Southeast Technical Institute (about 79 miles; Sioux Falls, SD; FT enrollment: 2,386)
  • Metropolitan Community College Area (about 84 miles; Omaha, NE; FT enrollment: 12,236)

Public high school in South Sioux City:

Public elementary/middle schools in South Sioux City:

See full list of schools located in South Sioux City

Library in South Sioux City:

  • SOUTH SIOUX CITY PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $396,728; Location: 2121 DAKOTA AVENUE; 36,085 books; 18,266 e-books; 1,354 audio materials; 1,181 video materials; 2 local licensed databases; 20 state licensed databases; 100 print serial subscriptions; 1 electronic serial subscriptions)

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • KMEG is now owned by Pappas Broadcasting
  • Recreation - Golf courses, South Ridge and Covington Links

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in South Sioux City: Ferry (A), South Sioux City (B), Peavey Company Elevator (C), Continental Grain Company Elevator (D), ADM Growmark Elevator (E), Southridge Plaza (F), Scenic Park Campground (G), South Ridge Golf Course (H), City County Law Enforcement Center (I), South Sioux City Library (J), South Sioux City Fire and Rescue Department Station 1 (K), South Sioux City Fire and Rescue Department Station 2 (L). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in South Sioux City include: Glad Tidings Lighthouse (A), Tri-State Christian Church (B), Eastside Baptist Church (C), Evangelical Church (D), Saint Paul United Methodist Church (E), First Presbyterian Church (F), Hope Lutheran Church (G), Saint Michael Catholic Church (H), Assembly of God Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in South Sioux City include: Cardinal Park (1), Crystal Cove Park (2), Klasey Park (3), Raceway Park (4), Raymond Park (5), Scenic Park (6). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Kaetronics (Amusement & Theme Parks; 600 West 26th Street), Carom House (Amusement & Theme Parks; 3720 Dakota Avenue), Convention & Visitors Bureau (Tours & Charters; 3900 Dakota Avenue), Champion Cycle Inc (Tours & Charters; 915 West 29th Street).

Hotels: Best Value Inn - S. Sioux City (Bv) (1201 1st Ave), Mid-Town Motel (103 East 18th Street), Econo Lodge Inn & Suites (2829 Dakota Avenue), Econo Lodge South Sioux City (4402 Dakota Avenue), Best Value Inn (4401 Dakota Avenue), Regency Inn (400 Dakota Avenue), Townhouse Cafe (103 East 18th Street), Marina Inn (4 And B), Park Plaza Motel (1201 1st Avenue).

Dakota 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 South Sioux City that have no violations reported:

  • SOUTH SIOUX CITY, CITY OF (Population served: 11,925, Primary Water Source Type: Purch groundwater under infl of surface water)
Average household size:
This city:

2.9 people
Nebraska:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

69.6%
Whole state:

64.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

7.5%
Whole state:

6.0%


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 South Sioux City in 2010:

  • 112 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 12 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 12 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 5 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)

People in group quarters in South Sioux City in 2000:

  • 145 people in nursing homes
  • 30 people in other group homes
  • 24 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 10 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse

Banks with branches in South Sioux City (2011 data):

  • Iowa - Nebraska State Bank: Detached Tellers' Facility at 3800 Dakota Avenue, branch established on 1978/10/26; at 2021 Dakota Avenue, branch established on 1920/06/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $194.8 mil, Deposits: $154.5 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 9 total offices, Holding Company: Commfirst Bancorporation, Inc.
  • Siouxland National Bank: at 1001 West 29th Street, branch established on 1980/12/01; Drive Up Branch at 1427 Dakota Ave, branch established on 1985/06/01. Info updated 2009/03/03: Bank assets: $46.8 mil, Deposits: $42.2 mil, local headquarters, positive income, 2 total offices, Holding Company: Siouxland National Corporation
  • F&M Bank: Dakota County State Bank Branch at 2024 Dakota Avenue, branch established on 1963/11/22; South Ridge Facility at 3300 Plaza Drive, branch established on 1979/12/26. Info updated 2010/10/06: Bank assets: $277.2 mil, Deposits: $246.0 mil, headquarters in West Point, NE, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 5 total offices, Holding Company: West Point Bancorp, Inc.
  • Great Southern Bank: Cornhusker Drive Branch at 2738 Cornhusker Drive, branch established on 1998/05/11. Info updated 2012/02/03: Bank assets: $3,788.7 mil, Deposits: $2,986.3 mil, headquarters in Reeds Spring, MO, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 109 total offices, Holding Company: Great Southern Bancorp, Inc.
  • Bank of the West: Sioux City Branch at 1001 Dakota Avenue, branch established on 1887/01/01. Info updated 2009/11/16: Bank assets: $62,408.3 mil, Deposits: $43,995.2 mil, headquarters in San Francisco, CA, positive income, 647 total offices, Holding Company: Bnp Paribas

For population 15 years and over in South Sioux City:

Marital status in South Sioux City, NE
  • Never married: 29.2%
  • Now married: 57.9%
  • Separated: 1.1%
  • Widowed: 5.2%
  • Divorced: 6.5%

For population 25 years and over in South Sioux City:

  • High school or higher: 67.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 11.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.2%
  • Unemployed: 4.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 15.1 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

18.3
Nebraska average:

11.3

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

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Religion statistics for South Sioux City, NE (based on Dakota County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic4,5987
Mainline Protestant3,45010
Evangelical Protestant1,93910
Other3131
None10,706-
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: 4
This county:

1.97 / 10,000 pop.
Nebraska:

2.60 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Dakota County:

0.49 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.44 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 7
Dakota County:

3.45 / 10,000 pop.
Nebraska:

4.83 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 12
Here:

5.92 / 10,000 pop.
Nebraska:

7.76 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

8.4%
Nebraska:

7.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

31.7%
Nebraska:

28.0%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Dakota County:

15.5%
Nebraska:

12.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
South Sioux City:

45.3%
State:

47.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
South Sioux City:

41.8%
Nebraska:

43.2%

Average BMI:
South Sioux City:

28.3
Nebraska:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

24.5%
Nebraska:

22.3%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
South Sioux City:

10.7%
Nebraska:

10.5%

Average hours sleeping at night:
South Sioux City:

6.8
Nebraska:

6.8

Overweight people:
South Sioux City:

30.8%
Nebraska:

33.0%

General health condition:
This city:

52.8%
Nebraska:

54.0%

Average condition of hearing:
South Sioux City:

78.6%
State:

77.6%

More about Health and Nutrition of South Sioux City, NE Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2016)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 26$153,268$70,7390$0
Other and Unallocable 10$40,962$49,1541$317
Financial Administration 8$34,791$52,1873$3,414
Water Supply 6$26,930$53,8600$0
Streets and Highways 6$22,223$44,4461$1,275
Other Government Administration 5$27,001$64,80210$9,377
Local Libraries 4$12,103$36,3099$5,968
Firefighters 4$18,686$56,05814$3,990
Sewerage 3$12,338$49,3521$1,926
Police - Other 1$4,278$51,3361$1,721
Parks and Recreation 1$2,254$27,0483$4,533
Housing and Community Development (Local) 1$7,137$85,6440$0
Judicial and Legal 1$3,067$36,8040$0
Totals for Government 76$365,038$57,63843$32,521

South Sioux City government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $2,220,000 ($171.95)
    Parks and Recreation: $340,000 ($26.33)
    General - Other: $10,000 ($0.77)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $15,027,000 ($1163.89)
    Police Protection: $3,761,000 ($291.30)
    Sewerage: $2,289,000 ($177.29)
    Financial Administration: $1,438,000 ($111.38)
    Central Staff Services: $1,261,000 ($97.67)
    Water Utilities: $1,074,000 ($83.18)
    Regular Highways: $791,000 ($61.27)
    Local Fire Protection: $733,000 ($56.77)
    Solid Waste Management: $677,000 ($52.44)
    Parks and Recreation: $594,000 ($46.01)
    General Public Buildings: $472,000 ($36.56)
    Libraries: $425,000 ($32.92)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $351,000 ($27.19)
    Housing and Community Development: $253,000 ($19.60)
    General - Other: $70,000 ($5.42)
  • Employee Retirement - Benefit Payments: $128,000 ($9.91)
    Total Cash and Deposits: $47,000 ($3.64)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,120,000 ($86.75)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $103,000 ($7.98)
    Regular Highways: $103,000 ($7.98)
    Central Staff Services: $41,000 ($3.18)
    Parks and Recreation: $28,000 ($2.17)
    General Public Building: $23,000 ($1.78)
    Financial Administration: $1,000 ($0.08)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $5,323,000 ($412.28)

South Sioux City government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $3,302,000 ($255.75)
    Solid Waste Management: $706,000 ($54.68)
    Parks and Recreation: $577,000 ($44.69)
    Other: $18,000 ($1.39)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $250,000 ($19.36)
    Public Welfare: $16,000 ($1.24)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $478,000 ($37.02)
    Other: $43,000 ($3.33)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $462,000 ($35.78)
    Rents: $230,000 ($17.81)
    Sale of Property: $70,000 ($5.42)
    Interest Earnings: $53,000 ($4.11)
    Donations From Private Sources: $4,000 ($0.31)
    Special Assessments: $3,000 ($0.23)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $20,225,000 ($1566.49)
    Water Utilities: $1,909,000 ($147.86)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,277,000 ($98.91)
    General Local Government Support: $653,000 ($50.58)
    Housing and Community Development: $504,000 ($39.04)
    Other: $145,000 ($11.23)
    Water Utilities: $91,000 ($7.05)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $3,181,000 ($246.38)
    Property: $2,508,000 ($194.25)
    Public Utilities Sales: $1,398,000 ($108.28)
    Other License: $86,000 ($6.66)
    Other: $58,000 ($4.49)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $27,000 ($2.09)

South Sioux City government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $39,527,000 ($3061.50)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $36,864,000 ($2855.24)
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $27,772,000 ($2151.03)
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $27,377,000 ($2120.44)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $12,975,000 ($1004.96)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $10,313,000 ($798.78)
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $396,000 ($30.67)
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - Beginning: $100,000 ($7.75)
    End of Fiscal Year: $75,000 ($5.81)

South Sioux City government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,371,000 ($183.64)
  • Employee Retirement - Total Other Securities: $450,000 ($34.85)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $7,723,000 ($598.17)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $29,327,000 ($2271.47)

8.98% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($34,683 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.98%
Nebraska average:

6.52%

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 Woodbury County, IA  3.67% ($32,083 average AGI)
to Douglas County, NE  0.31% ($35,440)
to Union County, SD  0.31% ($76,560)
Businesses in South Sioux City, NE
NameCountNameCount
Arby's1Nike2
Burger King1Payless1
Curves1Pizza Hut1
Dairy Queen1Sprint Nextel1
FedEx1Subway1
GameStop1Taco Bell1
Goodwill1U-Haul1
H&R Block1UPS2
Hardee's1Walgreens1
KFC1Walmart1
Lane Furniture1YMCA1
Little Caesars Pizza1

Strongest AM radio stations in South Sioux City:

  • KWSL (1470 AM; 5 kW; SIOUX CITY, IA; Owner: CLEVELAND RADIO LICENSES, LLC)
  • KSCJ (1360 AM; 5 kW; SIOUX CITY, IA; Owner: KSUX/KSCJ RADIO BROADCASTING CO)
  • KMNS (620 AM; 1 kW; SIOUX CITY, IA; Owner: CLEVELAND RADIO LICENSES, LLC)
  • 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.)
  • WNAX (570 AM; 5 kW; YANKTON, SD; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS, 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.)
  • KXRB (1000 AM; 10 kW; SIOUX FALLS, SD)
  • KSOO (1140 AM; 10 kW; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: SOUTHERN MINNESOTA BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WHO (1040 AM; 50 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)

Strongest FM radio stations in South Sioux City:

  • K205DC (88.9 FM; SIOUX CITY, IA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KGLI (95.5 FM; SIOUX CITY, IA; Owner: CLEVELAND RADIO LICENSES, LLC)
  • KTFC (103.3 FM; SIOUX CITY, IA; Owner: DONALD A. SWANSON)
  • KSFT-FM (107.1 FM; SOUTH SIOUX CITY, NE; Owner: CLEVELAND RADIO LICENSES, LLC)
  • KWIT (90.3 FM; SIOUX CITY, IA; Owner: WESTERN IOWA TECH COMM. COLLEGE)
  • KKMA (99.5 FM; LE MARS, IA; Owner: POWELL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KMSC (88.3 FM; SIOUX CITY, IA; Owner: MORNINGSIDE COLLEGE)
  • KSEZ (97.9 FM; SIOUX CITY, IA; Owner: CLEVELAND RADIO LICENSES, LLC)
  • KSUX (105.7 FM; WINNEBAGO, NE; Owner: KSUX/KSCJ RADIO BROADCASTING CO)
  • KAYA (91.3 FM; HUBBARD, NE; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • K283AG (104.5 FM; SIOUX CITY, IA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WNAX-FM (104.1 FM; YANKTON, SD; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KZSR (102.3 FM; ONAWA, IA; Owner: WMMP, LLC)
  • K220HO (91.9 FM; SIOUX CITY, IA; Owner: PENSACOLA CHRISTIAN COLLEGE, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around South Sioux City:

  • 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)
See more detailed statistics of South Sioux City fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 22Number of bridges
  • 449ft / 137mTotal length
  • 257,215Total average daily traffic
  • 24,017Total average daily truck traffic
New bridges in South Sioux City, NE - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 201970-1979
  • 11980-1989
  • 12010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for South Sioux City, NE

2002 - 2017 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2017 the average number of fire incidents per year is 19. The highest number of reported fires - 41 took place in 2009, and the least - 0 in 2007. The data has a decreasing trend.
    Fire incident types in South Sioux City, NE When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (49.5%), and Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires (23.6%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in South Sioux City, NE
    • 14949.5%Structure Fires
    • 7123.6%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 6521.6%Outside Fires
    • 165.3%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for South Sioux City, NE
Most common first names in South Sioux City, NE among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary7280.0 years
John6573.7 years
Robert5567.3 years
William4878.1 years
Helen4282.8 years
James4173.4 years
Dorothy4177.5 years
Harold3972.5 years
George3975.9 years
Charles3775.9 years
Most common last names in South Sioux City, NE among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Anderson3576.1 years
Johnson3177.7 years
Smith2776.3 years
Hansen2675.2 years
Jones2375.5 years
Nelson2381.6 years
Rasmussen1876.1 years
Miller1778.9 years
Graves1368.6 years
Ebel1277.0 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in South Sioux City, NE
  • 63.7%Utility gas
  • 33.3%Electricity
  • 2.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.0%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in South Sioux City, NE
  • 61.6%Electricity
  • 36.1%Utility gas
  • 1.2%No fuel used
  • 1.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


South Sioux City compared to Nebraska state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

South Sioux City on our top lists:

  • #22 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: production occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #35 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: manufacturing (population 5,000+)"
  • #39 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Other Eastern Africa (population 500+)"
  • #81 (68776) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of taxpayers using paid preparers for 2012 taxes (pop 5,000+)"
  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents that exercised in the past month"
  • #20 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents that visited a dentist within the past year"
  • #31 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the worst general health status score of residents (1-5), 3 years of data"
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