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Population (year 2000): 1,300. Estimated population in July 2005: 1,190 (-8.5% change) Males: 608 (46.8%), Females: 692 (53.2%)

Sidney Iowa Position on Map

Zip code: 51652

Median resident age: 38.9 years
Median household income: $36,375 (year 2000)
Median house value: $64,000 (year 2000)

Races in Sidney:

  • White Non-Hispanic (97.2%)
  • Hispanic (2.4%)
  • Other race (1.2%)
Ancestries: German (22.8%), Irish (14.1%), English (9.3%), United States (9.3%), Swedish (5.1%), Dutch (2.9%).
Elevation: 1176 feet
Land area: 1.3 square miles

For population 25 years and over in Sidney

  • High school or higher: 85.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.5%
  • Unemployed: 4.1%
  • Mean travel time to work: 21.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Sidney city

  • Never married: 16.9%
  • Now married: 61.3%
  • Separated: 2.0%
  • Widowed: 9.4%
  • Divorced: 10.3%

1.2% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: +58 (+4.7%).

Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 3 buildings, average cost: $41,000
  • 1997: 0 buildings
  • 1998: 3 buildings, average cost: $108,900
  • 1999: 2 buildings, average cost: $87,500
  • 2000: 5 buildings, average cost: $65,200
  • 2001: 0 buildings
  • 2002: 4 buildings, average cost: $123,800
  • 2003: 0 buildings
  • 2004: 1 building, cost: $150,000
  • 2005: 2 buildings, average cost: $287,500

Latitude: 40.75 N, Longitude: 95.65 W

Area code: 712


Most common industries for males:
  • Construction (14%)
  • Food (10%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Transportation equipment (7%)
  • Computer and electronic products (6%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (5%)
  • Public administration (4%)

Most common industries for females:
  • Health care (32%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Public administration (10%)
  • Food and beverage stores (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Social assistance (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)

Most common occupations for males:
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (8%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (5%)

Most common occupations for females:
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5%)
  • Financial clerks except bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (4%)
  • Registered nurses (4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)

Average climate in Sidney, Iowa
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Sidney-area historical tornado activity is near Iowa state average. It is 114% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 6/22/1964, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 13.9 miles away from the Sidney city center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
On 4/5/1954, a category 4 tornado 22.8 miles away from the city center injured 2 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Hospitals/medical centers near Sidney:
  • GRAPE COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (about 9 miles; HAMBURG, IA)
  • ST MARYS HOSPITAL (about 17 miles; NEBRASKA CITY, NE)
  • SHENANDOAH MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 20 miles; SHENANDOAH, IA)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Sidney:
  • EPPLEY AIRFIELD (about 42 miles; OMAHA, NE; ID: OMA)
  • LINCOLN MUNI (about 77 miles; LINCOLN, NE; ID: LNK)
  • ROSECRANS MEMORIAL (about 85 miles; ST JOSEPH, MO; ID: STJ)
Other public-use airports nearest to Sidney:
  • SHENANDOAH MUNI (about 18 miles; SHENANDOAH, IA; ID: SDA)
  • NEBRASKA CITY MUNICIPAL (about 18 miles; NEBRASKA CITY, NE; ID: AFK)
  • PLATTSMOUTH MUNI (about 24 miles; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; ID: PMV)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Sidney:
  • BELLEVUE UNIVERSITY (about 33 miles; BELLEVUE, NE; Full-time enrollment: 2,723)
  • IOWA WESTERN COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 38 miles; COUNCIL BLUFFS, IA; FT enrollment: 2,840)
  • METROPOLITAN COMMUNITY COLLEGE AREA (about 44 miles; OMAHA, NE; FT enrollment: 6,175)
  • UNIVERSITY OF NEBRASKA AT OMAHA (about 53 miles; OMAHA, NE; FT enrollment: 10,150)
  • CREIGHTON UNIVERSITY (about 53 miles; OMAHA, NE; FT enrollment: 5,806)
  • UNIVERSITY OF NEBRASKA MEDICAL CENTER (about 53 miles; OMAHA, NE; FT enrollment: 2,448)
  • NORTHWEST MISSOURI STATE UNIVERSITY (about 61 miles; MARYVILLE, MO; FT enrollment: 5,620)
Public high school in Sidney:
  • SIDNEY HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 196; Location: 2754 KNOX ROAD; Grades: 07 - 12)
Public primary/middle school in Sidney:
  • SIDNEY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 206; Location: 1002 ILLINOIS ST; Grades: PK - 06)
Library in Sidney:
  • SIDNEY PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $8,152; Location: 604 CLAY STREET, BOX 479; 8,346 books; 145 audio materials; 564 video materials; 34 serial subscriptions)
Banks with branches in Sidney (2007 data):
  • First Community Bank: at 716 Illinois Street, branch established on 1891-01-01. Info updated 2006-11-03: Bank assets: $69.6 mil, Deposits: $52.6 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 2 total offices, Holding Company: Southwest Company
  • Great Western Bank: Sidney Branch at 900 Illinois, branch established on 1915-08-30. Info updated 2007-01-26: Bank assets: $1,387.6 mil, Deposits: $1,100.3 mil, headquarters in Watertown, SD, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 88 total offices, Holding Company: Great Western Bancorporation, Inc.


Strongest AM radio stations in Sidney:
  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KFAB (1110 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KKAR (1290 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KYDZ (1180 AM; 25 kW; BELLEVUE, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KMA (960 AM; 5 kW; SHENANDOAH, IA; Owner: KMA BROADCASTING L.P.)
  • KYFR (920 AM; 5 kW; SHENANDOAH, IA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • KLNG (1560 AM; daytime; 10 kW; COUNCIL BLUFFS, IA)
  • KOZN (1620 AM; 10 kW; BELLEVUE, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KOMJ (590 AM; 5 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WHO (1040 AM; 50 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KKHK (1250 AM; 25 kW; KANSAS CITY, KS)
  • KNCY (1600 AM; 1 kW; NEBRASKA CITY, NE; Owner: RADIO 2000 NE, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Sidney:
  • KEFM (96.1 FM; OMAHA, NE; Owner: WEBSTER COMMUNICATIONS CO.)
  • KMLV (88.1 FM; RALSTON, NE; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KBBX-FM (97.7 FM; NEBRASKA CITY, NE; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KLTQ (101.9 FM; LINCOLN, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KGBI-FM (100.7 FM; OMAHA, NE; Owner: GRACE UNIVERSITY)
  • KIWR (89.7 FM; COUNCIL BLUFFS, IA; IOWA WESTERN COMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • KNCY-FM (103.1 FM; AUBURN, NE; Owner: RADIO 2000 NE, INC.)
  • KXKT (103.7 FM; GLENWOOD, IA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KGOR (99.9 FM; OMAHA, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KEZO-FM (92.3 FM; OMAHA, NE; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KQCH (94.1 FM; OMAHA, NE; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KQKQ-FM (98.5 FM; COUNCIL BLUFFS, IA; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KSRZ (104.5 FM; OMAHA, NE; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)

TV broadcast stations around Sidney:
  • KYNE-TV (Channel 26; OMAHA, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMM.)
  • KPTM (Channel 42; OMAHA, NE; Owner: PAPPAS TELECASTING OF THE MIDLANDS)
  • KXVO (Channel 15; OMAHA, NE; Owner: MITTS TELECASTING COMPANY)
  • KMTV (Channel 3; OMAHA, NE; Owner: EMMIS TELEVISION LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KETV (Channel 7; OMAHA, NE; Owner: KETV HEARST-ARGYLE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KHIN (Channel 36; RED OAK, IA; Owner: IOWA PUBLIC BROADCASTING BOARD)
  • WOWT-TV (Channel 6; OMAHA, NE; Owner: GRAY MIDAMERICA TV LICENSEE CORP.)

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