Sturgis is a very small city located in the state of Kentucky. With a population of 1,922 people and just one neighborhood, Sturgis is the 195th largest community in Kentucky.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some cities, Sturgis isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Sturgis are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Sturgis is a city of service providers, sales and office workers and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Sturgis who work in food service (12.23%), office and administrative support (11.21%) and sales jobs (10.70%).
Setting & Lifestyle
Overall, Sturgis’s crime rate is one of the lowest in the nation, which makes a great place to live if safety is an important concern.
The city is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Sturgis has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Sturgis a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
Sturgis is very much a car-oriented city. This is because the population of Sturgis isn't large enough or dense enough to support an extensive public transit system. It has a lot of rural roads, and the distance between houses can be quite large, which together tends to discourage walking and bicycling to work. 96.77% of residents commute to work in their own car (and the drive is typically to a job out of town). People also tend to drive out of town for other services as well, such as shopping, doctors appointments, and more.
Sturgis is a small city, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.