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Sturgis, Kentucky - Basic Facts

Sturgis is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the City of Sturgis.

It is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Union County at latitude 37.5467 and longitude -87.9839. Union County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 371 feet.

The formal boundaries for the City of Sturgis (see map) encompass a land area of 1.57 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

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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, 2014 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 # 169 68th
Population Density1 # 202 62nd
Diversity Index2 # 178 66th
Median Household Income # 372 29th
Per Capita Income # 330 37th

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

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Sturgis, KY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)

POPULATION

Total Population 1,877
Population in Households 1,864
Population in Familes 1,510
Population in Group Qrtrs 13
Population Density1 1,197
Diversity Index2 20
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 809
Average Household Size 2.3
Family Households 520
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 942 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 531 (56.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 278 (29.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 133 (14.1%)
Median Home Value $80,292
Average Home Value $102,642
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $32,418
Average Household Income $43,807
Per Capita Income $18,614
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.26% -0.3%
Households -0.14% -0.3%
Families 0.23% -0.43%
Median Household Income   2.22%
Per Capita Income   1.36%
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.

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