Sioux City, Iowa Population 2022

83,464
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Sioux City is a city located in Woodbury County Iowa. Sioux City has a 2020 population of 83,464. It is also the county seat of Woodbury County. Sioux City is currently growing at a rate of 0.33% annually and its population has increased by 0.73% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 82,858 in 2010.

The average household income in Sioux City is $69,899 with a poverty rate of 13.91%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $797 per month, and the median house value is $123,100. The median age in Sioux City is 34.4 years, 33.4 years for males, and 35.6 years for females.

Sioux City Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Sioux Citywas:

  • White: 80.39%
  • Two or more races: 6.19%
  • Black or African American: 4.61%
  • Other race: 3.18%
  • Asian: 3.09%
  • Native American: 2.04%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.50%
The current population of Sioux City, Iowa is 83,464 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 83,464.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 82,858.

Sioux City, Iowa Population 2022

2021 and 2022 population is estimated by projecting the 2019 numbers.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2010143,9010.00%
2011144,1712700.19%
2012143,723-448-0.31%
2013143,623-100-0.07%
2014143,590-33-0.02%
2015143,7361460.10%
2016143,8441080.08%
2017143,165-679-0.47%
2018143,7876220.43%
2019144,7019140.63%
2020145,6159140.63%
2021146,5299140.62%

Sioux City Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White66,35080.39%
Black or African American3,8014.61%
American Indian and Alaska Native1,6852.04%
Asian2,5533.09%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander4130.50%
Some Other Race2,6213.18%
Two or More Races5,1126.19%
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Sioux City Population by Race

Sioux City Population Pyramid 2022

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Sioux City Median Age

34.1


Total

33.1


Male

35.2


Female

Sioux City Adults

There are 60,334 adults, (11,139 of whom are seniors) in Sioux City.

Sioux City Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

22.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

45.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Sioux City Sex Ratio

Female

41,649

50.46%

Male

40,886

49.54%

Sioux City Population by Age

Sioux City Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Sioux City Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married82.4%17.6%
All63.6%36.4%
Non Family52.6%47.4%
Female45.6%54.4%
Male44.1%55.9%

63.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Sioux City Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All31,4302.5463.6
Married13,2853.2682.4
Male1,8983.4544.1
Female4,7653.3145.6
Non Family11,4821.2352.6

3.17

Average Family Size

2.54

Average Household Size

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Sioux City Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3,7877.35%
9th to 12th Grade3,5476.88%
High School Graduate16,41031.84%
Some College10,75220.86%
Associates Degree5,49810.67%
Bachelors Degree7,70214.95%
Graduate Degree3,8367.44%
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Sioux City Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Sioux City Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White38,02535,88710,279
2+ Races1,5361,274317
Asian1,8161,122306
Native American959856134
Black2,2141,574190
Hispanic7,5504,011364
Other Race1,05541511
Islander295138

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 94.38%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 27.03%.

Sioux City Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$37,752$42,741$32,517
Less Than 9th Grade$33,356$37,695$26,606
High School Graduate$31,295$36,881$24,289
Some College$36,939$43,508$31,423
Bachelors Degree$49,898$55,775$46,716
Graduate Degree$66,490$65,096$67,993

$37,752

Average Earnings

$42,741

Average Male

$32,517

Average Female

Sioux City Earnings by Educational Attainment

Sioux City Language by Age

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Sioux City Language

79.92% of Sioux City residents speak only English, while 20.08% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 14.67% of the population.

Sioux City Language

Sioux City Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Native1,66867840.65%
Islander39814135.43%
Hispanic16,4223,37020.52%
Black3,66368218.62%
Asian2,48345618.36%
White52,9775,74410.84%
Other247NaN%
Multiple4,96773014.70%

13.91%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.56%

Male Poverty Rate

14.24%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Sioux City

The race most likely to be in poverty in Sioux City is Native, with 40.65% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Sioux City is Multiple, with 14.70% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.13%. Among those working part-time, it was 22.55%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.14%.

Sioux City Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade18.03%
High School13.66%
Some College11.05%
Bachelors or Greater5.13%

Sioux City Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed5.61%
Male Unemployed9.86%
Female Employed10.01%
Female Unemployed26.84%

Sioux City Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Sioux City Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$57,750$71,108
Families$68,962$81,122
Married Families$87,338$97,750
Non Families$33,299$46,493
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Income by Household Type

Sioux City Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

45.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

46.2%

Male Marriage Rate

45.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Sioux City Married by Age and Sex

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Sioux City Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Sioux City Marital Status by Race

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Sioux City Marital Status

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3,948

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War851
First Gulf War744
Vietnam1,398
Korea251
World War II125

Sioux City Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34409
35 to 54960
55 to 64749
65 to 741,014
75+816

Sioux City Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White3,7307.43%
Black311.14%
Native American776.94%
Asian472.40%
Other Race382.15%
2+ Races251.13%
Hispanic1381.41%

Sioux City Veterans by Race

Sioux City Veterans by Education

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7.01%

Veteran Poverty Rate

26.67%

Veteran Disability Rate

Sioux City Veterans by Education

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69.9%

Labor Force Participation

66.4%

Employment Rate

4.9%

Unemployment Rate

Sioux City Employment by Age

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Sioux City Employment by Race

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Sioux City 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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64.18%

Born in Sioux City

89.58%

Native Born

10.42%

Foreign Born

5.27%

Non Citizen

5.15%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

89.58% of Sioux City residents were born in the United States, with 64.18% having been born in Iowa. 5.27% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Sioux City Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
18703,4010.00%
18807,3663,9658.03%
189037,80630,44017.77%
190033,111-4,695-1.32%
191047,82814,7173.75%
192071,22723,3994.06%
193079,1837,9561.06%
194082,3643,1810.39%
195083,9911,6270.20%
196089,1595,1680.60%
197085,925-3,234-0.37%
198082,003-3,922-0.47%
199080,505-1,498-0.18%
200085,0134,5080.55%
201082,858-2,155-0.26%
201183,0962380.29%
201282,689-407-0.49%
201382,608-81-0.10%
201482,534-74-0.09%
201582,6691350.16%
201682,748790.10%
201782,234-514-0.62%
201882,3801460.18%
201982,6512710.33%
202082,9222710.33%
202183,1932710.33%
202283,4642710.33%

Sioux City Population by Year