Sibley, Iowa Population 2021

2,508
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Sibley is a city located in Osceola County Iowa. It is also the county seat of Osceola County. With a 2020 population of 2,508, it is the 135th largest city in Iowa and the 6819th largest city in the United States . Sibley is currently declining at a rate of -1.30% annually and its population has decreased by -10.36% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,798 in 2010. Sibley reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 2 miles, Sibley has a population density of 1,491 people per square mile.

The average household income in Sibley is $70,682 with a poverty rate of 12.99%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $654 per month, and the median house value is $78,100. The median age in Sibley is 41.9 years, 36.6 years for males, and 46.9 years for females.

Sibley Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Sibleywas:

  • White: 94.68%
  • Other race: 3.03%
  • Black or African American: 1.11%
  • Two or more races: 0.84%
  • Asian: 0.19%
  • Native American: 0.15%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Sibley, Iowa is 2,508 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 2,574.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 2,798.

Sibley, Iowa Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White2,47294.68%
Some Other Race793.03%
Black or African American291.11%
Two or More Races220.84%
Asian50.19%
American Indian and Alaska Native40.15%
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Sibley Population by Race

Sibley Population Pyramid $2021

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Sibley Median Age

41.9


Total

36.6


Male

46.9


Female

Sibley Adults

There are 1,985 adults, (670 of whom are seniors) in Sibley.

Sibley Age Dependency

98.6

Age Dependency Ratio

51

Old Age Dependency Ratio

47.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Sibley Sex Ratio

Female

1,371

52.51%

Male

1,240

47.49%

Sibley Population by Age

Sibley Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Sibley Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female38.6%61.4%
Non Family56.5%43.5%
All72.1%27.9%
Male72.1%27.9%
Married92.9%7.1%

72.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Sibley Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,1042.2872.1
Married5053.0492.9
Non Family4551.2856.5
Female1013.0238.6
Male432.3572.1

2.89

Average Family Size

2.28

Average Household Size

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Sibley Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1146.43%
9th to 12th Grade1488.34%
High School Graduate62335.12%
Some College35119.79%
Associates Degree21211.95%
Bachelors Degree21211.95%
Graduate Degree1146.43%
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Sibley Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Sibley Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White1,5881,413316
Hispanic157715
Other Race3820
Black1918
2+ Races1055
Asian55
Native American44

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 50.00%.

Sibley Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$37,330$41,989$29,306
Less Than 9th Grade$33,182$33,636$
High School Graduate$30,804$38,500$26,111
Some College$33,690$47,750$28,750
Bachelors Degree$53,490$54,276$41,250
Graduate Degree$51,827$61,750$51,033

$37,330

Average Earnings

$41,989

Average Male

$29,306

Average Female

Sibley Earnings by Educational Attainment

Sibley Language by Age

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Sibley Language

89.33% of Sibley residents speak only English, while 10.67% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 9.89% of the population.

Sibley Language

Sibley Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White2,15921710.05%
Hispanic3039631.68%
Other793746.84%
Black26830.77%
Asian55100.00%
Native44100.00%

12.99%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.62%

Male Poverty Rate

16.06%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Sibley

The race most likely to be in poverty in Sibley is Native, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Sibley is White, with 10.05% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.45%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.83%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.18%.

Sibley Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade17.15%
High School12.37%
Some College6.31%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%

Sibley Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed36.36%
Male Unemployed29.73%
Female Employed6.87%
Male Employed2.01%

Sibley Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Sibley Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$57,708$70,682
Families$64,083$83,498
Married Families$75,313-
Non Families$32,321$47,087
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Income by Household Type

Sibley Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

49.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

56.0%

Male Marriage Rate

44.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Sibley Married by Age and Sex

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Sibley Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Sibley Marital Status by Race

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Sibley Marital Status

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204

Number of Veterans

186

Male Veterans

18

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam84
Second Gulf War34
World War II16
Korea16
First Gulf War16

Sibley Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+70
65 to 7455
18 to 3434
35 to 5431
55 to 6414

Sibley Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1859.75%
Black1862.07%
Hispanic10.61%
Other Race12.56%

Sibley Veterans by Race

Sibley Veterans by Education

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1.53%

Veteran Poverty Rate

19.90%

Veteran Disability Rate

Sibley Veterans by Education

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60.5%

Labor Force Participation

58.2%

Employment Rate

3.8%

Unemployment Rate

Sibley Employment by Age

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Sibley Employment by Race

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Sibley Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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57.68%

Born in Sibley

93.41%

Native Born

6.59%

Foreign Born

6.05%

Non Citizen

0.54%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

93.41% of Sibley residents were born in the United States, with 57.68% having been born in Iowa. 6.05% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Sibley Place of Birth

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20212,508-33-1.30%
20202,541-33-1.28%
20192,574-33-1.27%
20182,607120.46%
20172,595-40-1.52%
20162,635-28-1.05%
20152,663-39-1.44%
20142,70250.19%
20132,697100.37%
20122,687-51-1.86%
20112,738-61-2.18%
20102,79930.01%
20002,796-19-0.07%
19902,815-236-0.80%
19803,0513021.05%
19702,749-103-0.37%
19602,8522931.09%
19502,5590.00%

Sibley Population by Year