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Sioux Falls, South Dakota
Sioux City, Iowa
USA
PEOPLE COMPARISON HIGHLIGHTS
Sioux Falls is 64% more densely populated than Sioux City.
People are 2% more likely to be married in Sioux City.
The Median Age is 0.5 years younger in Sioux Falls.

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PEOPLE
 Sioux Falls, SDSioux City, IAUnited States
 Population171,54482,821321,418,820
 Population - 2010148,84882,106308,745,538
 Population - 2000123,97585,013285,036,114
 Population - 1990100,81480,505251,960,433
 Pop. 1990 to Now70.16%2.88%27.57%
 Pop. 2000 to Now38.37%-2.58%12.76%
 Pop. Density2,3391,42691
 Land Area73583,531,905
 Water Area11264,837
 Median Age33.834.337.4
 Female Population50.23%50.63%50.81%
 Male Population49.77%49.37%49.19%
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 EST. TOTAL POPULATION BY AGE
 Sioux Falls, SDSioux City, IAUnited States
 Age 0 to 48.25%7.84%6.36%
 Age 5 to 96.88%7.44%6.51%
 Age 10 to 146.09%6.55%6.59%
 Age 15 to 173.46%4.11%4.03%
 Age 18 to 203.94%4.99%4.35%
 Age 21 to 246.07%6.27%5.61%
 Age 25 to 3417.04%13.66%13.47%
 Age 35 to 4412.61%11.80%12.97%
 Age 45 to 5412.82%12.64%14.09%
 Age 55 to 596.23%6.44%6.57%
 Age 60 to 645.20%5.22%5.72%
 Age 65 to 746.03%6.94%7.64%
 Age 75 to 843.66%3.94%4.26%
 Age 85 and over1.72%2.17%1.85%
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 RACE
 Sioux Falls, SDSioux City, IAUnited States
 White83.78%72.10%62.77%
 Black4.52%3.23%12.24%
 Asian2.20%2.82%4.95%
 Native American2.65%1.78%0.66%
 Hawaiian, Pacific Islander0.01%0.00%0.16%
 Other0.04%0.12%0.20%
 Two or More Races1.99%2.35%2.13%
 Hispanic4.82%17.60%16.90%
 Non-Hispanic95.18%82.40%83.10%
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 FAMILY
 Sioux Falls, SDSioux City, IAUnited States
 Households64,19731,419116,211,000
 Family Households39,68620,12576,958,100
 Non Family Households24,51111,29439,253,000
 Household Size2.432.542.63
 Married Population50.17%48.41%50.58%
 Single Population49.83%51.59%49.42%
 Now Married48.93%46.34%48.41%
 Married but Separated1.24%2.07%2.17%
 Never Married33.76%32.55%32.55%
 Widowed5.09%6.32%5.95%
 Divorced10.98%12.73%10.92%
 Married, w/children33.22%29.21%31.68%
 Married, no children40.73%40.37%41.44%
 Single, w/children18.64%22.04%16.94%
 Single, no children7.41%8.38%9.95%
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