Sioux Center, IA

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Population

7,450

1.09% growth

Median Age

28.3


Median Household Income

$73,185

3.51% growth

Poverty Rate

7.02%


Number of Employees

3,981

3.28% decline

Median Property Value

$191,100

2.74% growth

About

In 2017, Sioux Center, IA had a population of 7.45k people with a median age of 28.3 and a median household income of $73,185. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Sioux Center, IA grew from 7,370 to 7,450, a 1.09% increase and its median household income grew from $70,703 to $73,185, a 3.51% increase.

The population of Sioux Center, IA is 85.8% White Alone, 10.8% Hispanic or Latino, and 1.29% Two or More Races. N/A% of the people in Sioux Center, IA speak a non-English language, and 95.6% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Sioux Center, IA are Dordt College (430 degrees awarded in 2017).

The median property value in Sioux Center, IA is $191,100, and the homeownership rate is 75.8%. Most people in Sioux Center, IA commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 7.85 minutes. The average car ownership in Sioux Center, IA is 2 cars per household.

Economy

The economy of Sioux Center, IA employs 3.98k people. The largest industries in Sioux Center, IA are Educational Services (1,191 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (463 people), and Manufacturing (447 people), and the highest paying industries are Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($61,346), Public Administration ($56,027), and Transportation & Warehousing ($53,750).

Median household income in Sioux Center, IA is $73,185. Males in Sioux Center, IA have an average income that is 1.34 times higher than the average income of females, which is $44,006. The income inequality in Sioux Center, IA (measured using the Gini index) is 0.443, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$73,185

2017 value

± $6,715

3.51%

1 Year Growth

± 11.7%

Households in Sioux Center, IA have a median annual income of $73,185, which is more than the median annual income of $61,937 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $70,703 in 2016, which represents a 3.51% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$58,922

Average Male Salary

± $1,635

$44,006

Average Female Salary

± $1,197

In 2017, full-time male employees in Iowa made 1.34 times more than female employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. Asian

    $50,374 ± $7,648

  2. White

    $44,731 ± $967

  3. Black

    $32,234 ± $4,518

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Iowa workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.13 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Sioux Center, IA is from Iowa.

0.443

2017 Wage GINI

0.445

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in Iowa was 0.443 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.563% decline from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even.

The 2017 the GINI for Iowa was lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Iowa in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in Iowa across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

  1. Census Tract 707

  2. N/A

  3. N/A

In 2017, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Sioux Center, IA was Census Tract 707 with a value of $71,515, followed by N/A and N/A, with respective values of N/A and N/A.

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 18 - 24

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

7.02% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Sioux Center, IA (443 out of 6.31k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 13.1%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 18 - 24, followed by Males < 5 and then Males 25 - 34.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty

  1. White

    416 ± 186

  2. Hispanic

    216 ± 144

  3. Two Or More

    27 ± 79

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Sioux Center, IA is White, followed by Hispanic and Two Or More.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

3.98k

2017 Value

± 409

-3.28%

1 Year decline

± 15%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Sioux Center, IA declined at a rate of -3.28%, from 4.12k employees to 3.98k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Sioux Center, IA, are Education Instruction, & Library Occupations (486 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (460 people), and Management Occupations (331 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Sioux Center, IA.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Sioux Center, IA, by number of employees, are Education Instruction, & Library Occupations (486 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (460 people), and Management Occupations (331 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Sioux Center, IA has an unusually high number of residents working as Farming, Fishing, & Forestry Occupations (5.28 times higher than expected), Community & Social Service Occupations (2.2 times), and Personal Care & Service Occupations (2.05 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Sioux Center, IA, by median earnings, are Architecture & Engineering Occupations ($83,974), Management Occupations ($80,179), and Management, Business, & Financial Occupations ($71,912).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

3.98k

2017 Value

± 409

-3.28%

1 Year decline

± 15%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Sioux Center, IA declined at a rate of -3.28%, from 4.12k employees to 3.98k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Sioux Center, IA, are Educational Services (1,191 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (463 people), and Manufacturing (447 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Sioux Center, IA, though some of these residents may live in Sioux Center, IA and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in Sioux Center, IA, by number of employees, are Educational Services (1,191 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (463 people), and Manufacturing (447 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Sioux Center, IA has an unusually high number of Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (4.84 times higher than expected), Educational Services (3.23 times), and Utilities (1.48 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Sioux Center, IA, by median earnings, are Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($61,346), Public Administration ($56,027), and Transportation & Warehousing ($53,750).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Iowa to other states, or from other states to Iowa.

Top Domestic Production in Dollars

  1. $24.8B

  2. $20.9B

  3. $18.7B

In 2015, the top outbound Iowa product (by dollars) was Cereal grains with $24.8B, followed by Machinery ($20.9B) and Other ag prods. ($18.7B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Iowa products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$265B

2020 Value

$363B

Projected 2045 Value

36.7% growth

In 2020, total outbound Iowa trade was $265B. This is expected to increase 36.7% to $363B by 2045.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Iowa trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Iowa to other states, or from other states to Iowa.

Most Common Trade Partners

  1. $28.9B

  2. $17.7B

  3. $12.5B

In 2015, the top outbound Iowa domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Illinois with $28.9B, followed by Minnesota with $17.7B and Nebraska and $12.5B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Iowa shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Health

94.8% of the population of Sioux Center, IA has health coverage, with 57.5% on employee plans, 10.4% on Medicaid, 11.4% on Medicare, 15.2% on non-group plans, and 0.395% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in the place of Sioux Center, IA was $8,200 in 2014. This is a 5.05% increase from the previous year ($7,806).

Primary care physicians in Sioux Center, IA see 1363 patients per year on average, which represents a 1.04% increase from the previous year (1349 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1561 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 756 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Appanoose County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (13.3%). Additionally, Union County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (39.4%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,363 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Iowa see an average of 1,363 patients per year. This represents a 1.04% increase from the previous year (1,349 patients).

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.

State with the Highest Prevalence

  1. 8.26% of the population affected

  2. 8.13% of the population affected

  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

The following map shows the percent of individuals with major depressive episode by state over multiple years.

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.

Most prevalent states

  1. 19.2% of adults

  2. 17.9% of adults

  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

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Health Care Spending

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$8,200

Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

$4,076

Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care

$6,702

Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care

$9,317

Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in Iowa (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 5.05%, from $7,806 to $8,200.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

5.17%

Uninsured

57.5%

Employer Coverage

10.4%

Medicaid

11.4%

Medicare

15.2%

Non-Group

0.395%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Sioux Center, IA declined by 21% from 6.55% to 5.17%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Sioux Center, IA changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.

Most at risk counties

  1. 13.3% prevalence

  2. 12.6% prevalence

  3. 12.1% prevalence

Appanoose County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Iowa, at 13.3%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in Iowa by county over multiple years.

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Diversity

Sioux Center, IA is home to a population of 7.45k people, from which 95.6% are citizens. As of 2017, 6.09% of Sioux Center, IA residents were born outside of the country (454 people).

The ethnic composition of the population of Sioux Center, IA is composed of 6.39k White Alone residents (85.8%), 808 Hispanic or Latino residents (10.8%), 96 Two or More Races residents (1.29%), 90 Asian Alone residents (1.21%), 37 Black or African American Alone residents (0.497%), 28 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0.376%), 0 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0%), and 0 Some Other Race Alone residents (0%).

Age

Age by Nativity

27

Median Native-Born Age

± 4.1

33

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 2.7

In 2017, the median age of all people in Sioux Center, IA was 28.3. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 27, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 33. But people in Sioux Center, IA are getting getting older. In 2016, the average age of all Sioux Center, IA residents was 27.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

6.09%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

454 people

7.38%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

544 people

As of 2017, 6.09% of Sioux Center, IA residents (454 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Sioux Center, IA was 7.38%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin

  1. Mexico

    41,844 ± 4,988 people

  2. China

    10,526 ± 2,515 people

  3. India

    10,455 ± 2,506 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Iowa was Mexico, the natal country of 41,844 Iowa residents, followed by China with 10,526 and India with 10,455.

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Citizenship

95.6%

2017 Citizenship

93.6%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 95.6% of Sioux Center, IA residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.2%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Sioux Center, IA was 93.6%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    6.39k ± 305

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    808 ± 343

  3. Two or More Races

    96 ± 73.2

In 2017, there were 7.91 times more White Alone residents (6.39k people) in Sioux Center, IA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 808 Hispanic or Latino and 96 Two or More Races residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 8 races and ethnicities represented in Sioux Center, IA as a share of the total population.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Korea

    48 ± 41

  2. Vietnam

    26 ± 33

  3. World War II

    18 ± 32

Sioux Center, IA has a large population of military personnel who served in Korea, 1.85 times greater than any other conflict.

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Education

In 2017, universities in Sioux Center, IA awarded 430 degrees. The student population of Sioux Center, IA is skewed towards men, with 797 male students and 736 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Sioux Center, IA are White (362 and 92.1%), followed by Unknown (15 and 3.82%), Black or African American (6 and 1.53%), and Asian (5 and 1.27%).

The largest universities in Sioux Center, IA by number of degrees awarded are Dordt College (430 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Sioux Center, IA are Elementary Education & Teaching (46 and 10.7%), Registered Nursing (21 and 4.88%), and General Business (19 and 4.42%).

The median tuition costs in Sioux Center, IA are $29,480 for private four year colleges, and $N/A and $N/A respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common

  1. 21 degrees awarded

  2. 19 degrees awarded

  3. 46 degrees awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Sioux Center, IA was Registered Nursing with 21 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Bachelors Degree from schools in Sioux Center, IA according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

430 degrees awarded

$N/A

Median In-State Public

$29,480

Median Private

In 2017, the Sioux Center, IA institution with the largest number of graduating students was Dordt College with 430 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

231

Degrees Awarded to Men

199

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2017, 231 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Sioux Center, IA, which is 1.16 times more than the 199 female students who received degrees in the same year.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    362 degrees awarded

  2. Unknown

    15 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American

    6 degrees awarded

In 2017 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Sioux Center, IA were to White students. These 362 degrees mean that there were 24.1 times more White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Unknown, with 15 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Sioux Center, IA was $191,100 in 2017, which is 0.832 times smaller than the national average of $229,700. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $186,000 to $191,100, a 2.74% increase. The homeownership rate in Sioux Center, IA is 75.8%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Sioux Center, IA have an average commute time of 7.85 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Sioux Center, IA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$191,100

2017 Median

± $12,983

$186,000

2016 Median

± $12,370

In 2017, the median property value in Sioux Center, IA grew to to $191,100 from the previous year's value of $186,000.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Sioux Center, IA compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Sioux Center, IA the largest share of households have a property value in the $200k - $250k range.

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.

$73,185

Median Household Income

± $6,715

2.36k

Number of Households

± 321

In 2017, the median household income of the 2.36k households in Sioux Center, IA grew to $73,185 from the previous year's value of $70,703.

The following chart displays the households in Sioux Center, IA distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Property Taxes

$3k+

Average Range

This chart shows the households in Sioux Center, IA distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Sioux Center, IA the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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Rent vs Own

75.8%

2017 Homeownership

72.5%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 75.8% of the housing units in Sioux Center, IA were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 72.5%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Sioux Center, IA compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

7.85 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Sioux Center, IA have a shorter commute time (7.85 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 0.183% of the workforce in Sioux Center, IA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    73.6%

  2. Worked At Home

    14.8%

  3. Carpooled

    7.89%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Sioux Center, IA was Drove Alone (73.6%), followed by those who Worked At Home (14.8%) and those who Carpooled (7.89%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars

Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Sioux Center, IA distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Sioux Center, IA have 2 cars, followed by 3 cars.

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