Sioux City employment information

IndexSioux CityIowaNational
Income per capita$22,395$27,621$28,555
Median household income$43,629$52,716$53,482
Median income owner occupied$55,705$64,199$68,142
Median income renter occupied$26,550$29,226$33,219
Median earnings male$28,587$36,237$36,116
Median earnings female$21,586$24,406$25,692
Unemployment rate4.2%3.7%5.8%
Poverty level16.6%12.6%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Sioux City is 22% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Sioux City is 18% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Sioux City is 27% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Sioux City is 7% higher than the national average.

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Sioux City employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry10.2%0.7%
Manufacturing sector24.5%2.0%
Financial & insurance services2.5%4.3%
Wholesale & retail services16.4%14.6%
Public administration3.4%3.0%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities5.7%1.7%
Education, health & social services10.4%34.0%

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Sioux City, IA82,719$43,62918%

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Danbury, CT82,781$65,98123%
Champaign, IL82,848$42,07721%
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Indio, CA82,539$47,92210%
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Sioux City, IA82,719$43,62918%
Source: The Sioux City, IA employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.