Sturgis is a somewhat small city located in the state of Michigan. With a population of 10,896 people and five constituent neighborhoods, Sturgis is the 102nd largest community in Michigan.
Sturgis is a blue-collar town, with 41.87% of people working in blue-collar occupations, while the average in America is just 27.7%. Overall, Sturgis is a city of production and manufacturing workers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Sturgis who work in office and administrative support (9.33%), sales jobs (8.14%), and teaching (5.56%).
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.
In terms of college education, the citizens of Sturgis rank slightly lower than the national average. 16.28% of adults 25 and older in Sturgis have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree, while 21.84% of adults have a 4-year degree or higher in the average American community.
The per capita income in Sturgis in 2010 was $19,283, which is lower middle income relative to Michigan and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $77,132 for a family of four.
The people who call Sturgis home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Sturgis residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Sturgis also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 21.53% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Sturgis include English, Irish, Polish, and French .
The most common language spoken in Sturgis is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and German.