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Sturgis, Kentucky - Basic Facts

The City of Sturgis had a population of 1,865 as of July 1, 2015.

The primary coordinate point for Sturgis is located at latitude 37.5462 and longitude -87.9874 in Union County. The formal boundaries for the City of Sturgis (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.57 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Union County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 371 feet.

The City of Sturgis (GNIS ID: 2405536) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Kentucky is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Sturgis is located within Sturgis Division of Union County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Sturgis population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

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Sturgis, KY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 1,865
Population in Households 1,849
Population in Familes 1,497
Population in Group Qrtrs 16
Population Density1 1,189
Diversity Index2 19


Total Households 803
Average Household Size 2.3
Family Households 518
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 942 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 521 (55.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 282 (29.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 139 (14.8%)
Median Home Value $80,185
Average Home Value $102,548


Median Household Income $34,206
Average Household Income $43,937
Per Capita Income $18,677
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.33% -0.17%
Households -0.26% -0.12%
Families 0.11% -0.23%
Median Household Income   1.83%
Per Capita Income   2.22%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Sturgis, KY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Sturgis to the other 524 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Kentucky by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 170 68th
Population Density1 # 206 61st
Diversity Index2 # 195 63rd
Median Household Income # 362 31st
Per Capita Income # 331 37th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Kentucky Census Data Comparison Tool.