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Overview

Introduction to South Sioux City, Nebraska

South Sioux City, Nebraska, in Dakota county, is 2 miles S of Sioux City, Iowa and 87 miles N of Omaha, Nebraska. The city is included in the Sioux City metropolitan area.

South Sioux City History

The community is in Dakota County. In 1804, William Clark and Meriwether Lewis passed through the area. Dakota County was named after the Dakota Sioux tribe and was formed in the year 1855.

South Sioux City and nearby Attractions

  • Sergeant Floyd Riverboat Museum
  • Trinity Heights
  • Mid America Air Museum
  • Stone State Park
  • Sioux City Public Museum
  • Adams Homestead and Nature Preserve

Things To Do In South Sioux City

The Dakota County Fair is held in Sioux City every August. Local churches include Saint Michael Catholic Church, Hope Lutheran Church and Evangelical Church. The area also has numerous parks such as Scenic Park, Cardinal Park, Klasey Park and Raymond Park, which offer various recreational facilities.

South Sioux City Transportation

Des Moines International is the closest major airport.

South Sioux City Higher Education

Higher studies can be pursued at Wayne State College, the University of South Dakota, Creighton University and Western Iowa Tech Community College.

Demographics

People

Total Population13,268
Male Share of the Population47.1%
Female Share of the Population52.9%
Senior Citizens13.1%
Employed Population 16+6,165
Age of the Population32

Families

% of people married57%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher12.5%
Median Earnings25+$26,828
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$22,974
Median Earnings With High School Degree$25,189

Wealth

Median Family Income$52,821
% Above Poverty Level80.7%
% Below Poverty Level19.3%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time13 minutes
% Working from Home1.7%
% Walking and Biking to Work2.5%
% Using Public Transportation0.4%

Housing

People Living Alone18%
Median Gross Rent$689
Median House Value$105,100

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)57.2%
German18.8%
Irish6.5%
African5.5%
Somali5.3%
Norwegian3.7%
Swedish3.1%
English3%
Polish2.2%
French Except Basque2.1%
Dutch1.1%
Scottish1%
Italian1%
Danishn1%
Czech0.5%
Portuguese0.2%
Welsh0.2%
Russian0.2%
Greek0.1%
Lithuanian0.1%
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South Sioux City Almanac

CategoryValue
County Dakota County
Standard Zip Codes68776
Phone Area Codes402
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude42.46
Approximate Longitude-96.41

South Sioux City Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationSIOUX CITY AP
Distance6.4 miles
Jan Temp9 to 29 F
Apr Temp37 to 62 F
Jul Temp63 to 86 F
Oct Temp38 to 64 F
Annual Precip25.9 inches
StationWAKEFIELD
Distance27.2 miles
Jan Temp10 to 31 F
Apr Temp37 to 64 F
Jul Temp64 to 88 F
Oct Temp39 to 66 F
Annual Precip28.6 inches
StationVERMILLION 2 SE
Distance32.7 miles
Jan Temp8 to 30 F
Apr Temp37 to 64 F
Jul Temp63 to 89 F
Oct Temp39 to 67 F
Annual Precip25.3 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Dakota City1,875$64,167
Homer545$49,028
Hubbard191$66,250
Jackson153$79,167
Ponca1,013$66,500
Winnebago725$35,500

South Sioux City Public Libraries

South Sioux City Public Library
2121 DAKOTA AVENUE
South Sioux City, Nebraska
(402) 494-7545

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South Sioux City Private Schools

St Michael School
1315 1st Ave
ZIP: 68776
Elementary
Total Enrollment 150
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