Sturgis, South Dakota Population 2020

7,287

Sturgis is a city located in South Dakota. With a 2020 population of 7,287, it is the 15th largest city in South Dakota and the 3858th largest city in the United States. Sturgis is currently growing at a rate of 2.42% annually and its population has increased by 9.96% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 6,627 in 2010. Spanning over 6 miles, Sturgis has a population density of 1,219 people per square mile.

The average household income in Sturgis is $61,291 with a poverty rate of 8.92%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $512 per month, and the median house value is $154,000. The median age in Sturgis is 41.5 years, 37.9 years for males, and 42.5 years for females. For every 100 females there are 95.2 males.

Sturgis Demographics

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

  • White: 94.89%
  • Asian: 1.24%
  • Two or more races: 1.24%
  • Native American: 0.97%
  • Other race: 0.97%
  • Black or African American: 0.68%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Sturgis, South Dakota is 7,287, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 6,943.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 6,627.

Sturgis, South Dakota Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White6,42694.89%
Two or More Races841.24%
Asian841.24%
Some Other Race660.97%
American Indian and Alaska Native660.97%
Black or African American460.68%

Sturgis Population Pyramid 2020

Sturgis Median Age

41.5


Total

37.9


Male

42.5


Female

Sturgis Adults

There are 5,141 adults, (1,387 of whom are seniors) in Sturgis.

Sturgis Age Dependency

80.4

Age Dependency Ratio

36.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

43.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Sturgis Sex Ratio

Female

3,469

51.23%

Male

3,303

48.77%

Sturgis Households and Families

Sturgis Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Sturgis Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married92%8%
All65.2%34.8%
Non Family41.8%58.2%
Female36.9%63.1%
Male29.5%70.5%

65.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,9872.265.2
Married1,4403.192
Non Family1,3051.0741.8
Male1392.7629.5
Female1033.0536.9

3.01

Average Family Size

2.2

Average Household Size

4.2%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.4%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Sturgis Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2314.88%
9th to 12th Grade1994.20%
High School Graduate1,69435.79%
Some College1,16824.68%
Associates Degree3146.63%
Bachelors Degree85318.02%
Graduate Degree2745.79%

Sturgis Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White4,4094,049995
Hispanic19613074
Other Race66
Native American585427
Multiple Races545415
Asian434343

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

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

Name Average Male Female
Overall$33,459$43,168$22,196
Less Than High School$25,717$26,434$15,461
High School Grad$23,467$43,547$13,611
Some College$32,295$44,286$24,208
Bachelors Degree$37,542$55,656$33,056
Graduate Degree$70,982$54,375$90,776

$33,459

Average Earnings

$43,168

Average Male

$22,196

Average Female

Sturgis Language

Sturgis Language by Age

Sturgis Language

96.52% of Sturgis residents speak only English, while 3.48% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.08% of the population.

Sturgis Poverty

Sturgis Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White6,0974998.18%
Hispanic3059330.49%
Other6666100.00%
Native542750.00%

8.92%

Overall Poverty Rate

4.47%

Male Poverty Rate

13.19%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Sturgis

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

The race least likely to be in poverty in Sturgis is White, with 8.18% 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 9.29%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 24.77%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School40.26%
High School9.06%
Some College7.88%
Bachelors or Greater4.79%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed0.00%
Female Employed5.03%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Male Employed1.90%

Sturgis Income

Sturgis Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$45,138$61,291
Families$66,528$82,770
Married Families$74,148-
Non Families$25,554$32,324

Sturgis Marital Status

Sturgis Marital Status

Marriage Rates

56.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

58.9%

Male Marriage Rate

53.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Sturgis Married by Age and Sex

Sturgis Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Sturgis Marital Status by Race

Sturgis Veterans

665

Number of Veterans

610

Male Veterans

55

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam205
Second Gulf War118
First Gulf War104
Korea85
World War II

$Sturgis Veterans by Education

8.95%

Veteran Poverty Rate

15.63%

Veteran Disability Rate

Sturgis Employment Status

63.7%

Labor Force Participation

63.4%

Employment Rate

0%

Unemployment Rate

Sturgis Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

69.68%

Born in South Dakota

97.31%

Native Born

2.69%

Foreign Born

0.84%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

97.31% of Sturgis residents were born in the United States, with 69.68% having been born in South Dakota. 0.84% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20207,2871722.42%
20197,1151722.48%
20186,943410.59%
20176,9021722.56%
20166,7301151.74%
20156,615-52-0.78%
20146,66720.03%
20136,665781.18%
20126,587420.64%
20116,545-90-1.36%
20106,6351930.30%
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%