Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin Population 2024

9,819

Sturgeon Bay is a city located in Door County Wisconsin. Sturgeon Bay has a 2024 population of 9,819. It is also the county seat of Door County. Sturgeon Bay is currently growing at a rate of 0.41% annually and its population has increased by 1.64% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 9,661 in 2020.

The average household income in Sturgeon Bay is $77,549 with a poverty rate of 10.24%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Sturgeon Bay is 46.2 years, 44.5 years for males, and 50.8 years for females.

Sturgeon Bay Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Sturgeon Bay was:

  • White: 91.11%
  • Two or more races: 4.77%
  • Native American: 2.57%
  • Black or African American: 1.17%
  • Asian: 0.37%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
  • Other race: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
9.9 sq mi
Density (mi²)
992.60/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
1.64% (158)
The current population of Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin is 9,819 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 9,661.

Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White8,76591.11%
Two or more races4594.77%
Native American2472.57%
Black or African American1131.17%
Asian360.37%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%
Other race00%

White

Two or more races

Native American

Black or African American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Sturgeon Bay Population by Race

Sturgeon Bay Population Pyramid 2024

Sturgeon Bay Median Age

46.2

Total

44.5

Male

50.8

Female

Sturgeon Bay Adults

There are 7,857 adults, (2,290 of whom are seniors) in Sturgeon Bay.

Sturgeon Bay Age Dependency

72.8

Age Dependency Ratio

41.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

31.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Sturgeon Bay Sex Ratio

Female4,99651.93%
Male4,62448.07%

Sturgeon Bay Population by Age

Sturgeon Bay Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All4,6322.0469.830.2
Non Family2,1771.1259.340.7
Married1,9052.7882.117.9
Female4343.0872.627.4
Male1163.345644

2.76

Average Family Size

2.04

Average Household Size

69.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Sturgeon Bay Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade560.76%
9th to 12th Grade3134.27%
High School Graduate2,21330.16%
Some College2,11728.85%
Associates Degree73810.06%
Bachelors Degree1,34318.3%
Graduate Degree5577.59%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Sturgeon Bay Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Sturgeon Bay Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White6,8226,5631,867
Hispanic28926019
Native American1761080
2+ Races17014019
Black52500
Asian332314

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 96.2%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 42.42%.

Sturgeon Bay Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$42,413$46,385$35,772
Less Than 9th Grade$35,496$0$35,515
High School Graduate$35,671$37,610$30,795
Some College$46,810$48,838$38,367
Bachelors Degree$45,883$46,165$45,718
Graduate Degree$70,461$59,107$0

$42,413

Average Earnings

$46,385

Average Male

$35,772

Average Female

Sturgeon Bay Earnings by Educational Attainment

Sturgeon Bay Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Sturgeon Bay Language

97.11% of Sturgeon Bay residents speak only English, while 2.89% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.89% of the population.

Sturgeon Bay Language

Sturgeon Bay Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White8,54592310.8%
Black1044644.23%

10.24%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.8%

Male Poverty Rate

11.58%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Sturgeon Bay

The race most likely to be in poverty in Sturgeon Bay is Black, with 44.23% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Sturgeon Bay is White, with 10.8% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.13%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.07%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.99%.

Sturgeon Bay Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade25.72%
High School15.27%
Some College8.23%
Bachelors or Greater5.65%

Sturgeon Bay Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed57.14%
Male Unemployed20.59%
Male Employed5.01%
Female Employed4.54%

Sturgeon Bay Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Sturgeon Bay Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$55,791$77,549
Families$77,414$93,849
Married Families$89,827$-999,999,999
Non Families$35,554$54,904

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Sturgeon Bay Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

47.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.4%

Male Marriage Rate

45.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Sturgeon Bay Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Sturgeon Bay Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Sturgeon Bay Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Sturgeon Bay Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

626

Number of Veterans

528

Male Veterans

98

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam298
First Gulf War131
Second Gulf War43
Korea2
World War II0

Sturgeon Bay Veterans by War

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Age Group
Veterans
65 to 74234
75+188
35 to 54116
55 to 6488
18 to 340

Sturgeon Bay Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White6098.32%
2+ Races177.2%
Hispanic175.86%

Sturgeon Bay Veterans by Race

Sturgeon Bay Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

14.1%

Veteran Disability Rate

Sturgeon Bay Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

63.5%

Labor Force Participation

59.9%

Employment Rate

5%

Unemployment Rate

Sturgeon Bay Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Sturgeon Bay Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Sturgeon Bay Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

70.84%

Born in Sturgeon Bay

98.15%

Native Born

1.85%

Foreign Born

0.65%

Non Citizen

1.2%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.15% of Sturgeon Bay residents were born in the United States, with 70.84% having been born in Wisconsin. 0.65% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Sturgeon Bay Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202910,016390.39%
20289,977400.4%
20279,937390.39%
20269,898400.41%
20259,858390.4%
20249,819400.41%
20239,779390.4%
20229,740410.42%
20219,699380.39%
20209,6616907.69%
20198,97100%
20188,971520.58%
20178,919740.84%
20168,845-42-0.47%
20158,887-73-0.81%
20148,960-55-0.61%
20139,015-1-0.01%
20129,016-107-1.17%
20119,123-12-0.13%
20109,135-302-3.2%
20009,4372612.84%
19909,1763293.72%
19808,8472,07130.56%
19706,776-577-7.85%
19607,3532994.24%
19507,0541,61529.69%
19405,4394569.15%
19304,9834309.44%
19204,5532916.83%
19104,26289026.39%
19003,37200%
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Sturgeon Bay Population by Year