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Sioux County, North Dakota

PO Box L
Fort Yates, ND 58538
Phone: (701) 854-3481
Fax: (701) 854-3854

On the central southern border of ND, south of Bismarck; organized Sep 3, 1914 from the Standing Rock Indian Reservation. Name Origin: For the Sioux Indians, sometimes known as the Dakotas

Area (sq mi):: 1128.30 (land 1094.12; water 34.18) Population per square mile: 3.80
Population 2005: 4,182 State rank: 29 Population change: 2000-20005 3.40%; 1990-2000 7.50% Population 2000: 4,044 (White 14.30%; Black or African American 0.00%; Hispanic or Latino 1.60%; Asian 0.00%; Other 85.60%). Foreign born: 0.80%. Median age: 23.90
Income 2000: per capita $7,731; median household $22,483; Population below poverty level: 39.20% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $13,506-$15,468
Unemployment (2004): 6.90% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.50% Median travel time to work: 16.50 minutes Working outside county of residence: 10.10%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Sioux County, Nebraska

PO Box 158
Harrison, NE 69346
Phone: (308) 668-2443
Fax: (308) 668-2443
www.co.sioux.ne.us

On the northwestern border of NE, north of Scottsbluff; organized Feb 19, 1877 from unorganized territory. Name Origin: For the Sioux Indian tribe, also known as the Dakotas

Area (sq mi):: 2067.32 (land 2066.59; water 0.73) Population per square mile: 0.70
Population 2005: 1,458 State rank: 81 Population change: 2000-20005 -1.20%; 1990-2000 -4.80% Population 2000: 1,475 (White 96.50%; Black or African American 0.00%; Hispanic or Latino 2.30%; Asian 0.20%; Other 2.20%). Foreign born: 1.30%. Median age: 41.50
Income 2000: per capita $15,999; median household $29,851; Population below poverty level: 15.40% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $12,327-$19,291
Unemployment (2004): 2.60% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.30% Median travel time to work: 23.00 minutes Working outside county of residence: 42.10%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Sioux County, Iowa

PO Box 47
Orange City, IA 51041
Phone: (712) 737-2286
Fax: (712) 737-8908
www.siouxcounty.org

On the northwestern border of IA, north of Sioux City, established Jan 13, 1851 from Plymouth County. Name Origin: For the Indian tribe, sometimes known as the Dakotas. Name is French form of Ojibway nadouessioux 'snakes' or 'enemies.'

Area (sq mi):: 768.58 (land 767.88; water 0.70) Population per square mile: 42.00
Population 2005: 32,277 State rank: 22 Population change: 2000-20005 2.20%; 1990-2000 5.60% Population 2000: 31,589 (White 96.20%; Black or African American 0.20%; Hispanic or Latino 2.60%; Asian 0.60%; Other 1.80%). Foreign born: 2.90%. Median age: 32.80
Income 2000: per capita $16,532; median household $40,536; Population below poverty level: 6.40% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $24,120-$27,222
Unemployment (2004): 3.10% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.40% Median travel time to work: 13.00 minutes Working outside county of residence: 10.40%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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References in periodicals archive ?
Standing Rock Sioux Reservation, which comprises approximately 3640 square miles, encompasses Sioux County, North Dakota, and Corson County and portions of Dewey and Ziebach counties in South Dakota (1981 resident American Indian population: 7958).