Sturgis, Kentucky Population 2024

1,622

Sturgis is a city located in Union County Kentucky. Sturgis has a 2024 population of 1,622. Sturgis is currently declining at a rate of -1.93% annually and its population has decreased by -6.62% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,737 in 2020.

The average household income in Sturgis is $50,383 with a poverty rate of 17.19%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Sturgis is 47.4 years, 45.2 years for males, and 48.6 years for females.

Sturgis Demographics

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

  • White: 94.33%
  • Black or African American: 3.66%
  • Two or more races: 2.01%
  • Native American:
  • Asian:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
  • Other race:
Land Area (mi²)
1.6 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,035.50/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-6.62% (-115)
The current population of Sturgis, Kentucky is 1,622 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,737.

Sturgis, Kentucky Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White1,59794.33%
Black or African American623.66%
Two or more races342.01%
Native American
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
Other race
showing: 7 rows

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Sturgis Population by Race

Sturgis Population Pyramid 2024

Sturgis Median Age

47.4

Total

45.2

Male

48.6

Female

Sturgis Adults

There are 1,476 adults, (460 of whom are seniors) in Sturgis.

Sturgis Age Dependency

66.6

Age Dependency Ratio

45.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

21.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Sturgis Sex Ratio

Female92554.64%
Male76845.36%

Sturgis Population by Age

Sturgis Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All6832.455743
Married3013.2375.424.6
Non Family2941.1935.764.3
Female744.047723
Male143.790100
showing: 5 rows

3.23

Average Family Size

2.45

Average Household Size

57.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Sturgis Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Sturgis Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Sturgis Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 12.62%.

Sturgis Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$34,098

Average Earnings

$33,632

Average Male

$35,083

Average Female

Sturgis Earnings by Educational Attainment

Sturgis Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Sturgis Language

100% of Sturgis residents speak only English, while speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by of the population.

Sturgis Language

Sturgis Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White1,55627917.93%
Multiple34411.76%
Black6211.61%
showing: 3 rows

17.19%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.26%

Male Poverty Rate

18.78%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Sturgis

The race most likely to be in poverty in Sturgis is White, with 17.93% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Sturgis is Black, with 1.61% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.2%. Among those working part-time, it was 26.35%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.49%.

Sturgis Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade22.97%
High School16.34%
Some College16.27%
Bachelors or Greater
showing: 4 rows

Sturgis Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed100%
Male Unemployed72.22%
Male Employed6.55%
Female Employed3.75%
showing: 4 rows

Sturgis Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Sturgis Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Sturgis Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

40.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.2%

Male Marriage Rate

34.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Sturgis Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Sturgis Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Sturgis Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Sturgis Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

92

Number of Veterans

89

Male Veterans

3

Female Veterans

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Sturgis Veterans by War

count

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Sturgis Veterans by Age

count

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Sturgis Veterans by Race

Sturgis Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

Veteran Poverty Rate

59.3%

Veteran Disability Rate

Sturgis Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

43.6%

Labor Force Participation

42%

Employment Rate

3.7%

Unemployment Rate

Sturgis Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Sturgis Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Sturgis 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

75.78%

Born in Sturgis

99.88%

Native Born

0.12%

Foreign Born

Non Citizen

0.12%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.88% of Sturgis residents were born in the United States, with 75.78% having been born in Kentucky. of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Africa.

Sturgis Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20291,462-32-2.14%
20281,494-32-2.1%
20271,526-32-2.05%
20261,558-32-2.01%
20251,590-32-1.97%
20241,622-32-1.93%
20231,654-32-1.9%
20221,686-32-1.86%
20211,718-19-1.09%
20201,737-65-3.61%
20191,802-7-0.39%
20181,809-27-1.47%
20171,836-20-1.08%
20161,856-26-1.38%
20151,882-17-0.9%
20141,899110.58%
20131,88880.43%
20121,880-12-0.63%
20111,892-3-0.16%
20101,895
showing: 20 rows

Sturgis Population by Year