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-Cost of living
-Small town atmosphere
-Arts & culture


-Harsh winters

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Sioux City, an important agricultural processing and shipping center on the Missouri River, serves the “tri-state” area of northwest Iowa, northeast Nebraska, and South Dakota. This quiet but industrious city was once a major meatpacking and stockyards center. Food processing is still a major economic activity, and leftover historic interest has been preserved and brought forward with a few good museums and historic areas. There are other small but notable arts amenities for a town this size.


Quick Facts About Sioux City

    The unemployment rate in Sioux City is 4.00 percent(U.S. avg. is 6.30%). Recent job growth is Positive. Sioux City jobs have Increased by 2.89 percent.
    Compared to the rest of the country, Sioux City's cost of living is 16.80% Lower than the U.S. average.
    As of 2014, Sioux City's population is 82,529 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of -3.20 percent.
    Average Commute time is 17 minutes. The National Average is 25 minutes.
    The median home cost in Sioux City is $91,500. Home appreciation the last year has been 4.50 percent.
    Sioux City public schools spend $12,222 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,435. There are about 14.9 students per teacher in Sioux City.

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Sioux City is an amazing place. Low crime rate, Great Schools, Great People, Most People are friendly and Polite. Just an overall great place to live!!!!!!!!!!! ... (read more)
Sioux City - Pros/Cons
Pros: 1. Low crime rate 2. Extremely low cost of living and housing 3. Affordable place to live 4. They're revitalizing the downtown Cons: 1. Poor school... (read more)
re: Crime - 9/5/2005
The crime "scales" on this site are not always accurate. If you want more accurate crime statistics, look at the FBI's Uniform Crime Reports. You are right -- Modesto is... (read more)
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