Demographics & Economic Stats
The tri-state region of Iowa, Nebraska and South Dakota has much to offer – abundant career opportunities, affordable cost of living, quality education, safe communities, and a wide variety of amenities and recreational opportunities. The Siouxland region is energized with progress.
Cost of Living Comparison
The following compares a salary of $50,000 in Sioux City with the equivalent salary required in other cities to have a comparable standard of living.
Sioux City MSA Labor Force Data
|April 2022||April 2021|
|Civilian Labor Force
|Unemployment Rate – Sioux City MSA (Unadjusted)||2.1%||4.5%|
|Unemployment Rate – Iowa||3.0% (Seasonally Adjusted)||3.7% (Seasonally Adjusted)|
|Unemployment Rate – South Dakota||2.3% (Seasonally Adjusted)||3.2% (Seasonally Adjusted)|
|Unemployment Rate – Nebraska||1.9% (Seasonally Adjusted)||2.6% (Seasonally Adjusted)|
|Unemployment Rate – U.S.||3.6% (Seasonally Adjusted)||6.0% (Seasonally Adjusted)|
|Source: Iowa Workforce Development, South Dakota Dept. of Labor & Regulation, Nebraska Dept. of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics|