Sioux City (/ˌsuːˈsɪti/) is a city in Woodbury and Plymouth counties in the western part of the State of Iowa. The population was 82,684 in the 2010 census, which makes it the fourth largest city in Iowa. The bulk of the city is in Woodbury County, of which it is the county seat, though a small portion is in Plymouth County. Sioux City is the primary city of the five-county Sioux City, IA–NE–SD Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA), with a population of 168,825 in 2010 and a slight increase to an estimated 168,921 in 2012. The Sioux City–Vermillion, IA–NE–SD Combined Statistical Area had a population of 182,675 as of 2010 and has grown to an estimated population of 183,052 as of 2012. Sioux City is at the navigational head, i.e. the most upstream point to which general cargo ships can travel, of the Missouri River, about 95 miles north of the Omaha–Council Bluffs metropolitan area. Sioux City and the surrounding areas of northwestern Iowa, northeastern Nebraska and southeastern South Dakota are sometimes referred to as Siouxland, especially by the local media. Money recognized Sioux City in its August 2010 issue of "Best Places To Live". In 2008, 2009, 2012, 2013 and 2015 the Sioux City Tri-State Metropolitan Area was recognized by Site Selection as the top economic development community in the United States for communities with populations between 50,000 and 200,000 people. In March 2013, Site Selection also recognized Sioux City as the 4th Top Metro area in the Midwest Region behind 1st place Kansas City, 2nd place Minneapolis–Saint Paul and 3rd place Omaha-Council Bluffs. Sioux City was also ranked 1st in regards to Metro Populations between 50,000 and 200,000. Forbes placed the Sioux City metro in the Top 15 Best Small Places for Businesses and Careers and MSN.com ranked the area the #2 Most Livable Bargain Market. The Daily Beast, an American news reporting website, placed Sioux City on their list of The Top 40 Drunkest Cities in America, with a ranking of 14th. Wikipedia
Sioux city is one of the top neighbourhoods for living in the United States. The city is home to the Sioux City Public Museum which exhibits the Native American history as well as exhibits found here. Tourists also visit the Trinity Heights in Sioux City. There are giant statues of Jesus and Mary along with a life-size replica of the Last Supper carved in wood. Head to the Grandview Park for a musical evening. There is a rose garden in this park too. The historic Orpheum Theatre that has seen performances by Katherine Hepburn and Fred Astaire is located in downtown Sioux City. Events are also held in the Tyson Event Center. Travel to Sioux city for a quick break with your family.
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