Sturgis, South Dakota Population 2022

6,976
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Sturgis is a city located in Meade County South Dakota. Sturgis has a 2020 population of 6,976. Sturgis is currently growing at a rate of 0.26% annually and its population has increased by 5.12% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 6,636 in 2010.

The average household income in Sturgis is $55,731 with a poverty rate of 7.65%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $530 per month, and the median house value is $162,000. The median age in Sturgis is 42 years, 41.7 years for males, and 42.3 years for females.

Sturgis Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Sturgiswas:

  • White: 93.53%
  • Two or more races: 2.55%
  • Asian: 1.37%
  • Black or African American: 1.34%
  • Other race: 0.66%
  • Native American: 0.56%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Sturgis, South Dakota is 6,976 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 6,976.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 6,636.

Sturgis, South Dakota Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White6,35693.53%
Two or More Races1732.55%
Asian931.37%
Black or African American911.34%
Some Other Race450.66%
American Indian and Alaska Native380.56%
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Sturgis Population by Race

Sturgis Population Pyramid $2022

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Sturgis Median Age

42


Total

41.7


Male

42.3


Female

Sturgis Adults

There are 5,302 adults, (1,394 of whom are seniors) in Sturgis.

Sturgis Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

35.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Sturgis Sex Ratio

Female

3,533

51.99%

Male

3,263

48.01%

Sturgis Population by Age

Sturgis Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Sturgis Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male34.6%65.4%
Non Family44.5%55.5%
Female57.3%42.7%
All62.7%37.3%
Married87.9%12.1%

62.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Sturgis Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,1462.0962.7
Non Family1,4911.0444.5
Married1,3343.1787.9
Male2112.4434.6
Female1102.5857.3

2.97

Average Family Size

2.09

Average Household Size

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Sturgis Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2014.09%
9th to 12th Grade2364.80%
High School Graduate1,62633.10%
Some College1,33827.24%
Associates Degree4699.55%
Bachelors Degree73815.02%
Graduate Degree3046.19%
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Sturgis Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Sturgis Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White4,5824,190935
Hispanic1369149
2+ Races727212
Black6666
Asian464646
Other Race45
Native American282818

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

Sturgis Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,856$37,476$24,201
Less Than 9th Grade$25,821$26,101$
High School Graduate$23,767$39,479$22,021
Some College$30,710$32,969$30,116
Bachelors Degree$33,480$37,750$23,797
Graduate Degree$53,267$53,966$52,227

$30,856

Average Earnings

$37,476

Average Male

$24,201

Average Female

Sturgis Earnings by Educational Attainment

Sturgis Language by Age

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Sturgis Language

96.67% of Sturgis residents speak only English, while 3.33% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.05% of the population.

Sturgis Language

Sturgis Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White6,0874397.21%
Hispanic2136329.58%
Other45NaN%
Native1818100.00%
Asian9377.53%

7.65%

Overall Poverty Rate

3.54%

Male Poverty Rate

11.51%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Sturgis

The race most likely to be in poverty in Sturgis is Native, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

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

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 4.06%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 24.22%.

Sturgis Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade29.93%
Some College13.68%
Bachelors or Greater4.80%
High School2.97%

Sturgis Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Unemployed100.00%
Female Employed1.99%
Male Employed0.78%

Sturgis Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Sturgis Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$43,214$55,731
Families$65,397$77,483
Married Families$72,283-
Non Families$22,946$30,717
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Income by Household Type

Sturgis Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

51.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.8%

Male Marriage Rate

48.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Sturgis Married by Age and Sex

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Sturgis Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Sturgis Marital Status by Race

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Sturgis Marital Status

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809

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War225
Vietnam180
First Gulf War114
Korea104
World War II

Sturgis Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 54256
75+198
65 to 74126
55 to 64115
18 to 34114

Sturgis Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White74314.80%
Black66100.00%

Sturgis Veterans by Race

Sturgis Veterans by Education

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4.01%

Veteran Poverty Rate

24.03%

Veteran Disability Rate

Sturgis Veterans by Education

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61.8%

Labor Force Participation

61.3%

Employment Rate

0.4%

Unemployment Rate

Sturgis Employment by Age

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Sturgis Employment by Race

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Sturgis Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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64.96%

Born in Sturgis

97.63%

Native Born

2.37%

Foreign Born

0.87%

Non Citizen

1.50%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.63% of Sturgis residents were born in the United States, with 64.96% having been born in South Dakota. 0.87% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Sturgis Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20226,976180.26%
20216,958180.26%
20206,940180.26%
20196,922180.26%
20186,904240.35%
20176,8801652.46%
20166,7151121.70%
20156,603-57-0.86%
20146,66020.03%
20136,658721.09%
20126,586410.63%
20116,545-91-1.37%
20106,6361940.30%
20006,4421,1121.91%
19905,3301460.28%
19805,1846481.34%
19704,536-103-0.22%
19604,6391,1682.94%
19503,4714631.44%
19403,0080.00%

Sturgis Population by Year