Sturgeon Bay is a somewhat small city located in the state of Wisconsin. With a population of 8,956 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Sturgeon Bay is the 94th largest community in Wisconsin.
Sturgeon Bay is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Sturgeon Bay is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Sturgeon Bay who work in office and administrative support (14.40%), management occupations (12.31%), and sales jobs (10.05%).
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, Sturgeon Bay has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Sturgeon Bay a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
Residents of the city have the good fortune of having one of the shortest daily commutes compared to the rest of the country. On average, they spend only 16.37 minutes getting to work every day.
In terms of college education, Sturgeon Bay is somewhat better educated than the 21.84% who have a 4-year degree or higher in the typical US community: 26.73% of adults 25 and older in the city have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Sturgeon Bay in 2010 was $26,512, which is upper middle income relative to Wisconsin and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $106,048 for a family of four. However, Sturgeon Bay contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Sturgeon Bay home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Sturgeon Bay residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Sturgeon Bay include Irish, Belgian, Polish, and English.
The most common language spoken in Sturgeon Bay is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and German.