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Sioux Rapids is a city in Buena Vista County, in the Storm Lake metro area.

The community was named for the Indian tribe

The latitude of Sioux Rapids is 42.893N. The longitude is -95.15W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,260 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 709.


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Median household income
Local
$33,250
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Sioux Rapids demographic reports
Sioux Rapids is on the Little Sioux River
Local festivals include:
  • Tall Corn Days - July 27-29, 2007
Dates often change. Check Sioux Rapids web sites and events links in the sections below.
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was on par with the national average. (See library links below.)

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Sioux Rapids demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Buena Vista County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 50585 ZIP code.

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35% of Sioux Rapids residents report German ancestry, and 9% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Sioux Rapids ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Sioux Rapids was $16,759, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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13% of Sioux Rapids residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Sioux Rapids, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $239.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $576.


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Libraries in Sioux Rapids include Sioux Rapids Public Library ... View libraries

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Buena Vista County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Sioux Rapids political report.

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The average commute time for Sioux Rapids workers is 24 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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