Twice named an All-America City by the National Civic League, Sioux City, Iowa serves as the regional hub for business, employment, industry, retail trade, medical care, educational opportunities and tourism in Northwest Iowa, Southeast South Dakota and Northeast Nebraska. More than 165,000 people live in the tri-state metropolitan area.
Sioux City is home to Saturday in the Park, one of the largest outdoor music festivals in the Upper Midwest, exciting sports action with USHL Hockey, Champions Indoor Football League and American Association Baseball. The recently opened LaunchPAD Children's Museum, Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, award-winning Art Center, and interactive Public Museum are a few of the fun activities to enjoy, along with two eclectic historic districts in downtown. Cultural events like the Sioux City Symphony and Broadway series along with very diverse ethnic dining choices set Sioux City apart from other Midwest cities.
The community has received many high profile national rankings in recent years, including #1 for Economic Development by Site Selection magazine, Top 15 Best Places for Business and Careers by Forbes and #1 City Where Incomes are Growing the Fastest by 24/7 Wall Street.