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Sioux City is a city in Woodbury County.
It is the county seat.
The community was named for the Indian tribe
The latitude of Sioux City is 42.5N. The longitude is -96.4W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,201 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 83,876.
River traffic in the late 19th century gave the city an unsavory reputation. The Rev. George Channing Haddock, who came to fight against the licensed brothels, saloons and gambling houses, was murdered here. Public outrage brought a civic cleanup
Sections below provide additional information and links about Sioux City demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Woodbury County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Sioux City area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 51101 ZIP code.
27% of Sioux City residents report German ancestry, and 13% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Sioux City ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Sioux City was $18,666, compared with $21,587 nationally.
19% of Sioux City residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Dates often change. Check with local tourism officials to be sure.
Median rent in Sioux City, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $412. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $824.
Libraries in Sioux City include Marketplace Branch, Morningside Branch, Sioux City Public Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Sioux City include Sioux City Journal
TV stations in Sioux City include KCAU, KMEG, KPTH, KSIN, KTIV.
National Public Radio programming is carried locally by KWIT.
Woodbury County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Sioux City political report.
The average commute time for Sioux City workers is 17 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 11 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Sioux City between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 1.3 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
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