Sioux Center is a somewhat small city located in the state of Iowa. With a population of 7,389 people and just one neighborhood, Sioux Center is the 57th largest community in Iowa.
Real Estate Prices
Sioux Center real estate is some of the most expensive in Iowa, although Sioux Center house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some cities, Sioux Center isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Sioux Center are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Sioux Center is a city of sales and office workers, service providers and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Sioux Center who work in office and administrative support (15.86%), management occupations (9.59%) and food service (9.12%).
Of important note, Sioux Center is also a city of artists. Sioux Center has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Sioux Center’s character.
Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 14.22% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
Setting & Lifestyle
In addition, Sioux Center is a college town. There are a lot of students in Sioux Center attending college, and as a result Sioux Center provides a number of services, amenities and opportunities geared to the needs and activities of students.
Compared to the rest of the country, citizens of Sioux Center spend much less time in their cars: on average, their commute to work is only 13.07 minutes. This also means that noise and pollution levels in the city are less than they would otherwise be.