South Sioux City is a somewhat small city located in the state of Nebraska. With a population of 13,319 people and two constituent neighborhoods, South Sioux City is the 14th largest community in Nebraska.
South Sioux City is a blue-collar town, with 40.79% of people working in blue-collar occupations, while the average in America is just 27.7%. Overall, South Sioux City is a city of production and manufacturing workers, service providers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in South Sioux City who work in food service (11.07%), office and administrative support (10.97%), and sales jobs (8.66%).
One of the benefits of South Sioux City is that there is very little traffic. The average commute to work is 15.69 minutes, which is substantially less than the national average. Not only does this mean that the drive to work is less aggravating, but noise and pollution levels are lower as a result.
In South Sioux City, just 9.76% of people over 25 hold a college degree, which is very low compared to the rest of the nation, whereas the average among all cities is 21.84%.
The per capita income in South Sioux City in 2010 was $17,268, which is low income relative to Nebraska and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $69,072 for a family of four. However, South Sioux City contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
South Sioux City is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call South Sioux City home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. People of Hispanic or Latino origin are the most prevalent group in South Sioux City, accounting for 47.19% of the city’s residents (people of Hispanic or Latino origin can be of any race). The greatest number of South Sioux City residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in South Sioux City include Irish, Somalian, Norwegian, and French .
South Sioux City also has a high percentage of its population that was born in another country: 25.86%.
The most common language spoken in South Sioux City is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and African languages.