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Sioux County, Iowa (IA)

County population in 2015: 34,968 (49% urban, 51% rural); it was 31,589 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 5,584
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 3,724
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 8,595
Renter-occupied apartments: 2,276 (it was 2,098 in 2000)
% of renters here:

20%
State:

28%

Land area: 768 sq. mi.

Water area: 0.7 sq. mi.

Population density: 46 people per square mile   (average).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Sioux County: 84.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (45.9%), Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (16.6%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 72%
  • Government: 3%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 24%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Sioux County, Iowa:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (87.6%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (10.1%)
  • Asian alone (0.9%)
  • Two or more races (0.7%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (0.5%)
Median resident age:  33.2 years
Iowa median age:  38.0 years
Males: 17,654  (50.5%)
Females: 17,314  (49.5%)
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Sioux County,IA real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Sioux County:

2.0 people
Iowa:

2 people
Estimated median household income in 2016: $65,177 ($40,536 in 1999)

This county:

$65,177
Iowa:

$56,247

Median contract rent in 2016 for apartments: $513 (lower quartile is $413, upper quartile is $670)
This county:

$513
State:

$611


Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $148,020 (it was $85,400 in 2000)
Sioux:

$148,020
Iowa:

$142,300
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $95,344 - $216,471

Mean price in 2016:

Detached houses: $183,895
Here:

$183,895
State:

$179,425

Townhouses or other attached units: $204,437
Here:

$204,437
State:

$194,502

In 2-unit structures: $144,546
Here:

$144,546
State:

$132,478

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $114,824
Here:

$114,824
State:

$137,270

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $143,240
Here:

$143,240
State:

$129,372

Mobile homes: $11,898
Here:

$11,898
State:

$49,582
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,135
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $431

Institutionalized population: 375

Crime in 2005 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 1
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 3
  • Burglaries: 36
  • Thefts: 47
  • Auto thefts: 5

Crime in 2004 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 1
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 4
  • Burglaries: 29
  • Thefts: 58
  • Auto thefts: 7
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2007: 91 buildings, average cost: $197,500
  • 2008: 98 buildings, average cost: $222,900
  • 2009: 84 buildings, average cost: $199,800
  • 2010: 88 buildings, average cost: $201,700
  • 2011: 69 buildings, average cost: $221,100
  • 2012: 105 buildings, average cost: $207,500
  • 2013: 98 buildings, average cost: $232,600
  • 2014: 88 buildings, average cost: $225,200

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Presidential Elections Results

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2016 Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $1,953 (1.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $1,883 (1.3%)

Sioux County household income distribution in 2009 Sioux County home values distribution Sioux County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 7.8%
Sioux County:

7.8%
Iowa:

11.8%
(4.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 6.9% for Black residents, 32.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 28.7% for American Indian residents, 31.2% for other race residents, 11.9% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2016: 33.2 years old
(Males: 32.6 years old, Females: 34.1 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 35.5 years old, Black residents: 19.2 years old, American Indian residents: 51.6 years old, Asian residents: 22.0 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 22.3 years old, Other race residents: 26.0 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Sioux County is $410 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $498 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $673 a month.

Cities in this county include: Sioux Center, Orange City, Rock Valley, Hawarden, Hull, Alton, Boyden, Hospers, Ireton, Granville.

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

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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Sioux County: Elcho (A), O'Brien (B), Sheldon Country Club (C), Cottonwood Farm (D), Youngers Farm (E), Diamond H Farms (F), Kay - Kel - Sha Farm (G), B and B Farms (H), Getting Farms (I), Hofman Farm (J), A B C Farms (K), Peelen Farms (L), Budden Farms (M), Vollink Farms (N), Sanborn Sow Farm (O), D and J Farms (P), Solsma Farms (Q), Allison Acres (R), Van Ess Dairy (S), Mig Farms (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Sioux County include: Baker Church (A), Covey Church (B), Grant Bible Church (C), Saint Johns Lutheran Church (D), Zion Lutheran Church (E), United Methodist Church (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Pleasant Hill Cemetery (1), Prairie View Cemetery (2), Roseland Cemetery (3), Calvary Cemetery (4), Saint Anthonys Cemetery (5), Saint Cecilla Cemetery (6), Saint John Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Rivers and creeks: Barry Creek (A), Cole Creek (B), Stofferan Creek (C), South Branch Little Floyd River (D), West Branch Mill Creek (E), Wolf Creek (F), Henry Creek (G), Roetzel Creek (H), Plessis Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Sioux County include: Railroad Area (1), Mill Creek Area (2), Weale Area (3), Rahbusch Tract (4), Waterman Wildlife Area (5), Covey Church Park (6), Flinders Area (7), Waterman Prairie Wildlife Management Area (8), Negus Recreation Area (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Neighboring counties: Windham County, Vermont , Natrona County, Wyoming , Cherokee County , Hancock County , Twin Falls County, Idaho , Lincoln County, South Dakota , Howard County , Plymouth County .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

2.0%
Iowa:

3.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 2,920
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 89.5%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 27.2%

Number of foreign born residents: 2,331 (26.1% naturalized citizens)

Sioux County:

6.7%
Whole state:

5.1%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 2010 or later: 698
  • 2000 to 2009: 936
  • 1990 to 1999: 348
  • 1980 to 1989: 200
  • 1970 to 1979: 55
  • Before 1970: 149
Note: State values scaled to Sioux County population

Mean travel time to work (commute): 13.0 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 89.6%

Sioux County marital status for males Sioux County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 10,392
  • One, attached: 504
  • Two: 176
  • 3 or 4: 443
  • 5 to 9: 218
  • 10 to 19: 343
  • 20 to 49: 178
  • 50 or more: 26
  • Mobile homes: 461

Housing units in Sioux County with a mortgage: 5,352 (85 second mortgage, 788 home equity loan, 12 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 3,914

Here:

62.5% with mortgage
State:

60.6% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Sioux County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant13,31632
Evangelical Protestant12,98841
Catholic2,4716
Other1-
None4,928-
Sioux County Religion Details
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.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 9
Sioux County:

2.81 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.



Number of convenience stores (with gas): 20
Sioux County:

6.24 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

5.55 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 28
This county:

8.74 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.01 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Sioux County:

6.7%
Iowa:

7.8%

Adult obesity rate:
Sioux County:

24.5%
State:

27.3%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

15.0%
State:

14.5%

Agriculture in Sioux County:

Average size of farms: 302 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $368,711
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $242.65
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 82.40%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $308,107
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 88.58%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $109,603
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 83.80%
Average age of principal farm operators: 50 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 43.88
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 9.09%
Corn for grain: 218846 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 411 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 193229 harvested acres
Vegetables: 63 harvested acres

Tornado activity:

Sioux County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Iowa state average. It is 3459914.1 times below overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused 7 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 5/5/1964, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado injured 7 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Sioux County-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Iowa state average. It is 73% 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 179.5 miles away from Sioux County center
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 179.7 miles away from the county 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 139.1 miles away from the county 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 125.3 miles away from the county center
On 2/6/1996 at 15:10:28, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 79.2 miles away from Sioux County center
On 6/5/1993 at 01:24:53, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 179.8 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Iowa Severe Storms, Tornadoes, Straight-line Winds, and Flooding, Incident Period: June 14, 2014 to June 24, 2014, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4184: July 24, 2014, FEMA Id: 4184, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • Iowa Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding, Incident Period: May 19, 2013 to June 15, 2013, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4126: July 02, 2013, FEMA Id: 4126, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Iowa Severe Winter Storm, Incident Period: April 09, 2013 to April 11, 2013, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4114: May 06, 2013, FEMA Id: 4114, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • Iowa Severe Storms, Flooding, and Tornadoes, Incident Period: June 01, 2010 to August 31, 2010, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1930: July 29, 2010, FEMA Id: 1930, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Iowa Severe Winter Storms and Snowstorm, Incident Period: December 23, 2009 to December 27, 2009, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1877: February 25, 2010, FEMA Id: 1877, Natural disaster type: Snowstorm, Winter Storm
  • Iowa Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3239: September 10, 2005, FEMA Id: 3239, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Iowa Flooding, Severe Storm, Incident Period: April 13, 1993 to October 01, 1993, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-996: July 09, 1993, FEMA Id: 996, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Iowa Drought, Incident Period: March 31, 1977, Emergency Declared EM-3036: March 31, 1977, FEMA Id: 3036, Natural disaster type: Drought
  • Iowa FLOODING, Incident Period: April 25, 1969, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-259: April 25, 1969, FEMA Id: 259, Natural disaster type: Flood
  • Iowa FLOODING, Incident Period: April 22, 1965, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-193: April 22, 1965, FEMA Id: 193, Natural disaster type: Flood

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

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (16%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Construction (10%)
  • Food (6%)
  • Truck transportation (3%)
  • Repair and maintenance (3%)
  • Accommodation and food services (3%)
  • Educational services (19%)
  • Health care (16%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Social assistance (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Food and beverage stores (4%)
  • Apparel (4%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (18%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (12%)
  • Production occupations (11%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Transportation occupations (8%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (20%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (11%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (9%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (6%)

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • Mexico (60%)
  • Canada (10%)
  • Korea (6%)
  • Guatemala (4%)
  • Netherlands (3%)
  • Philippines (2%)
  • Colombia (2%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Sioux County (%):

  • Dutch (52%)
  • German (13%)
  • American (5%)
  • English (1%)
  • Irish (1%)
  • Norwegian (1%)
  • European (1%)

Sioux County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 15,740 (73.3%)
  • Carpooled: 2,260 (10.5%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 61 (0.3%)
  • Ferryboat: 9 (0.0%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 177 (0.8%)
  • Bicycle: 191 (0.9%)
  • Walked: 903 (4.2%)
  • Worked at home: 2,134 (9.9%)

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)


People in group quarters in Sioux County, Iowa in 2000:

  • 2,086 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 435 people in nursing homes
  • 68 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 29 people in halfway houses
  • 15 people in other group homes
  • 12 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 2 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse

People in group quarters in Sioux County, Iowa in 2010:

  • 1,972 people in college/university student housing
  • 301 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 62 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 31 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 29 people in correctional residential facilities
  • 8 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 4 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 2 people in in-patient hospice facilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $61,495.

4.16% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($33,349 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.16%
Iowa average:

5.75%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
2.00% relocated from other counties in Iowa ($16,347 average AGI)
2.16% relocated from other states ($17,002 average AGI)
Sioux County:

2.16%
Iowa average:

2.41%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from O'Brien County, IA  0.40% ($31,739 average AGI)
from Lyon County, IA  0.34% ($39,564)
from Plymouth County, IA  0.32% ($24,351)
from Woodbury County, IA  0.23% ($24,000)
from Minnehaha County, SD  0.20% ($26,391)
from Lincoln County, SD  0.15% ($28,353)
from Maricopa County, AZ  0.10% ($43,545)


4.79% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($127,196 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.79%
Iowa average:

5.94%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
2.09% relocated to other counties in Iowa ($20,404 average AGI)
2.70% relocated to other states ($106,795 average AGI)
Sioux County:

2.70%
Iowa average:

2.60%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Lyon County, IA  0.31% ($43,611 average AGI)
to Minnehaha County, SD  0.30% ($64,086)
to Plymouth County, IA  0.30% ($38,400)
to O'Brien County, IA  0.28% ($33,061)
to Woodbury County, IA  0.26% ($28,233)
to Lincoln County, SD  0.22% ($43,920)
to Polk County, IA  0.14% ($194,750)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 13.3
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 14.9

Births per 1000 population in Sioux County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 7.6
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 7.8
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 7.5

Deaths per 1000 population in Sioux County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 7.2
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 3.8

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Sioux County

Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 11.8%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 6.8%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Sioux County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19

Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Sioux County


Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 5,185 (4,737 aged, 448 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 366 (4%)

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Aged persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Disabled persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Most common underlying causes of death in Sioux County, Iowa in 1999 - 2014:

  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (312)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (238)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (177)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (150)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (149)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (137)
  • Unspecified dementia (112)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (108)
  • Colon, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (82)
  • Hypertensive heart disease with (congestive) heart failure (71)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 8%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 6%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 12.43
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 8,434
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 1,044
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 19,925

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,602
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 694
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 6

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 35
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 90

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 9

Household type by relationship:

Households: 34,968
  • In family households: 28,731 (5,365 male householders, 3,348 female householders)
    7,865 spouses, 10,963 children (10,293 natural, 348 adopted, 305 stepchildren), 267 grandchildren, 96 brothers or sisters, 56 parents, 134 other relatives, 475 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 3,777 (1,470 male householders (1,234 living alone)), 1,541 female householders (1,340 living alone)), 764 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 2,379

Size of family households: 4,153 2-persons, 1,358 3-persons, 1,439 4-persons, 1,174 5-persons, 470 6-persons, 266 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 2,576 1-person, 300 2-persons, 19 3-persons, 43 4-persons, 84 5-persons.

7,505 married couples with children.
1,218 single-parent households (371 men, 847 women).

90.4% of residents of Sioux speak English at home.
8.1% of residents speak Spanish at home (49% speak English very well, 22% speak English well, 16% speak English not well, 13% don't speak English at all).
0.8% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (87% speak English very well, 13% speak English well).
0.5% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (29% speak English very well, 64% speak English well, 6% speak English not well).
0.2% of residents speak other language at home (34% speak English very well, 12% speak English well, 18% speak English not well, 36% don't speak English at all).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $142,741,000 ($4,436 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $752,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $61,557,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $30,310,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $16,101,000
Federal grants: $26,361,000
Federal procurement contracts: $2,877,000 ($25,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $5,534,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $2,121,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $31,476,000
Federal Government insurance: $111,462,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 2,404
Here:

74 per 1000 residents
State:

66 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 1,345
Here:

42 per 1000 residents
State:

48 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +305
Here:

+9 per 1000 residents
State:

+10 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -517
Here -16 per 1000 residents
State -14 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Sioux County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 6.92 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

7.3
State:

6.7

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.4
State:

4.2

Year house built

  • 2014 or later: 25
  • 2010 to 2013: 523
  • 2000 to 2009: 1,499
  • 1990 to 1999: 1,256
  • 1980 to 1989: 868
  • 1970 to 1979: 2,157
  • 1960 to 1969: 1,315
  • 1950 to 1959: 1,171
  • 1940 to 1949: 675
  • 1939 or earlier: 3,129
Note: State values scaled to Sioux population
Rooms in houses/apartments in Sioux County, Iowa
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Sioux County population
  • 1 room: 36
  • 2 rooms: 55
  • 3 rooms: 162
  • 4 rooms: 712
  • 5 rooms: 1,091
  • 6 rooms: 1,431
  • 7 rooms: 1,427
  • 8 rooms: 1,471
  • 9+ rooms: 2,986
  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 103
  • 3 rooms: 561
  • 4 rooms: 615
  • 5 rooms: 471
  • 6 rooms: 267
  • 7 rooms: 145
  • 8 rooms: 230
  • 9+ rooms: 187
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Sioux County, Iowa
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Sioux County population
  • no bedroom: 30
  • 1 bedroom: 221
  • 2 bedrooms: 1,691
  • 3 bedrooms: 3,276
  • 4 bedrooms: 2,965
  • 5+ bedrooms: 1,189
  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 584
  • 2 bedrooms: 949
  • 3 bedrooms: 692
  • 4 bedrooms: 248
  • 5+ bedrooms: 111
Cars and other vehicles available in Sioux County, Iowa in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Sioux County population
  • no vehicle: 118
  • 1 vehicle: 1,467
  • 2 vehicles: 4,371
  • 3 vehicles: 2,198
  • 4 vehicles: 776
  • 5+ vehicles: 379
  • no vehicle: 299
  • 1 vehicle: 990
  • 2 vehicles: 923
  • 3 vehicles: 275
  • 4 vehicles: 38
  • 5+ vehicles: 46

86% of Sioux County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 37% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 51% lived in Iowa.

Sioux County:

85.9%
State average:

84.7%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 23,418
  • Other state: 9,115
  • Northeast: 316
  • Midwest: 6,520
  • South: 700
  • West: 1,595

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Sioux County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (52.2%)
  • Electricity (35.2%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (11.8%)
  • Wood (1.3%)
  • Other fuel (0.8%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (0.7%)
  • No fuel used (0.4%)
  • Electricity (46.8%)
  • Utility gas (35.7%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (13.5%)
  • Other fuel (2.0%)
  • No fuel used (1.6%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (0.5%)
  • Wood (0.4%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 1,471
Here:

36.2%
Iowa:

9.6%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 532
Here:

31.2%
Iowa:

6.9%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 2,063
Here:

79.3%
Iowa:

23.8%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)

Sioux County government finances - Expenditure in 2006:

  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $4,521,000
    Health - Other: $2,146,000
    Police Protection: $2,037,000
    Financial Administration: $1,276,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $620,000
    Correctional Institutions: $532,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $490,000
    Central Staff Services: $489,000
    General - Other: $470,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $395,000
    General Public Buildings: $378,000
    Solid Waste Management: $212,000
    Housing and Community Development: $10,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Other Purposes: $10,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $1,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $528,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Libraries: $174,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $1,623,000
    General - Other: $27,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $4,192,000

Sioux County government finances - Revenue in 2006:

  • Charges - All Other: $493,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $456,000
    General Revenue, NEC: $142,000
    Rents: $43,000
    Sale of Property: $3,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $3,713,000
    General Local Government Support: $1,910,000
    Health and Hospitals: $1,222,000
    All Other: $124,000
  • Tax - Property: $6,777,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,067,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $206,000
    NEC: $188,000

Sioux County government finances - Debt in 2006:

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,435,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,210,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $3,985,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $3,845,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $225,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $140,000

Sioux County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006:

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $8,214,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,845,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 217
  • Number of aged recipients: 21
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 196
  • Number of recipients under 18: 44
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 137
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 36
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 92
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 80
Sioux County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Sioux County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Most common first names in Sioux County, IA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John38779.1 years
Henry23179.8 years
William18378.4 years
Gerrit13480.9 years
Anna12485.0 years
Peter12179.3 years
Jennie10786.1 years
Gertrude10785.2 years
Mary9682.7 years
Margaret8384.0 years
Most common last names in Sioux County, IA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Dejong7282.1 years
Dykstra6480.8 years
Mulder6180.0 years
Klein5079.6 years
Vanroekel4380.1 years
Miller3980.4 years
Devries3978.8 years
Deboer3880.3 years
Mouw3781.8 years
Johnson3578.2 years
Businesses in Sioux County, IA
NameCountNameCount
Alco Stores1McDonald's1
Chevrolet3Nike2
Curves2Pizza Hut2
Econo Lodge1Quiznos1
FedEx3RadioShack3
Ford1Subway4
H&R Block1Super 82
Hardee's2True Value1
Holiday Inn1U-Haul2
Kincaid1U.S. Cellular3
La-Z-Boy2UPS5
Lane Furniture3Walmart1
Maurices1