Total Population663
Male Share of the Population51%
Female Share of the Population49%
Senior Citizens22%
Employed Population 16+295
Age of the Population42


% of people married50.5%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher17.2%
Median Earnings25+$0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$0


Median Family Income$57,768
% Above Poverty Level85.1%
% Below Poverty Level14.9%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time19 minutes
% Working from Home0.7%
% Walking and Biking to Work3.1%
% Using Public Transportation%


People Living Alone40.1%
Median Gross Rent$470
Median House Value$69,800


Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)6%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Sioux Rapids Almanac

Nearest Medium City 69 miles E of Sioux City, Iowa (center to center)
Nearest Large City120 miles N of Omaha, Nebraska
CountyBuena Vista
Standard Zip Codes50585
Phone Area Codes712
Time ZoneCentral (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight SavingsThe city observes Daylight Saving Time.

Sioux Rapids Climate

Nearest Weather Stations


  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Distance4.3 miles
Jan Temp6 to 25 F
Apr Temp35 to 59 F
Jul Temp61 to 84 F
Oct Temp37 to 62 F
Annual Precip31.3 inches
StationSPENCER 1 N
Distance18.9 miles
Jan Temp5 to 24 F
Apr Temp35 to 58 F
Jul Temp62 to 84 F
Oct Temp37 to 61 F
Annual Precip28.6 inches
Distance32.9 miles
Jan Temp3 to 22 F
Apr Temp34 to 56 F
Jul Temp62 to 82 F
Oct Temp37 to 60 F
Annual Precip28.3 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Sioux Rapids, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Cornell (50585)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Albert City631$55,313
Linn Grove137$53,125

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Sioux Rapids Public Libraries

Sioux Rapids Memorial Library
215 2ND ST
Sioux Rapids, Iowa
(712) 283-2064

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Serves 310 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 11.7

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