Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin

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Population in 2013: 9,089 (94% urban, 6% rural). Population change since 2000: -3.7%
 
Males: 4,471  (49.2%)
Females: 4,618  (50.8%)
Median resident age:  44.5 years
Wisconsin median age:  39.0 years

Zip codes: 54235.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $45,731 (it was $31,935 in 2000)
Sturgeon Bay:

$45,731
WI:

$51,467

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $27,050 (it was $18,899 in 2000)

Sturgeon Bay city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $131,980 (it was $85,400 in 2000)
Sturgeon Bay:

$131,980
WI:

$163,000

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $244,348; Detached houses: $249,537; Townhouses or other attached units: $310,905; In 2-unit structures: $178,501; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $844,388; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $197,682; Mobile homes: $52,284

Median gross rent in 2013: $717.

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  • Races in Sturgeon Bay, WI (2013)

    Sturgeon Bay races chart
    • 8,64194.3%White alone
    • 1541.7%Hispanic
    • 1141.2%Asian alone
    • 760.8%Two or more races
    • 600.7%Black alone
    • 500.5%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 380.4%American Indian alone

Races in Sturgeon Bay detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Sturgeon Bay: 82.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (34.8%), Irish (8.8%), United States (5.3%), Norwegian (5.2%), Polish (4.9%), English (4.4%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1883

Elevation: 588 feet

Land area: 9.62 square miles.

Population density: 945 people per square mile   (low).

Sturgeon Bay,WI real estate house value index trend

Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin map

For population 25 years and over in Sturgeon Bay:

  • High school or higher: 92.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 24.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.9%
  • Unemployed: 6.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 16.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Sturgeon Bay city:

  • Never married: 26.2%
  • Now married: 52.1%
  • Separated: 0.6%
  • Widowed: 7.1%
  • Divorced: 14.1%

239 residents are foreign born (0.9% Latin America, 0.4% Europe, 0.3% Asia).

This city:

2.6%
Wisconsin:

4.8%



According to our research of Wisconsin and other state lists there were 29 registered sex offenders living in Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin as of September 03, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Sturgeon Bay to the number of sex offenders is 29 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $2,536 (1.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $2,766 (2.4%)

Sturgeon Bay satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Green Bay, WI (38.6 miles , pop. 102,313).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Milwaukee, WI (126.5 miles , pop. 596,974).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (207.5 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Nasewaupee, WI (2.1 miles ), Sevastopol, WI (2.3 miles ), Clay Banks, WI (2.8 miles ), Little Sturgeon, WI (3.1 miles) , Gardner, WI (3.2 miles ), Forestville, WI (3.4 miles ), Brussels, WI (3.5 miles ), Jacksonport, WI (3.6 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 25 buildings, average cost: $132,200
  • 1998: 21 buildings, average cost: $132,600
  • 1999: 29 buildings, average cost: $145,300
  • 2000: 34 buildings, average cost: $151,000
  • 2001: 30 buildings, average cost: $146,400
  • 2002: 24 buildings, average cost: $136,800
  • 2003: 22 buildings, average cost: $196,100
  • 2004: 30 buildings, average cost: $176,100
  • 2005: 20 buildings, average cost: $231,100
  • 2006: 29 buildings, average cost: $169,600
  • 2007: 15 buildings, average cost: $152,800
  • 2008: 8 buildings, average cost: $215,600
  • 2009: 6 buildings, average cost: $207,500
  • 2010: 9 buildings, average cost: $181,100
  • 2011: 7 buildings, average cost: $160,700
  • 2012: 13 buildings, average cost: $145,200

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 44.83 N, Longitude: 87.37 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +2,728 (+29.9%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 3,144 (66.8%)

Area code: 920

Sturgeon Bay household income distribution Sturgeon Bay home values distribution

Crime rates in Sturgeon Bay by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Murders 1000000000000
per 100,000 10.50.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 100301010011N/A
per 100,000 10.50.00.031.40.010.90.011.20.00.010.910.9N/A
Robberies 0011001000001
per 100,000 0.00.010.510.50.00.011.00.00.00.00.00.011.0
Assaults 1271548827410814
per 100,000 126.373.110.552.442.886.887.622.480.344.9108.987.2153.9
Burglaries 26191425321814151318211322
per 100,000 273.6198.5146.8261.8342.8195.4153.4168.3149.1201.9228.7141.6241.9
Thefts 24013315716113615612513411699130141127
per 100,000 2,525.31,389.31,646.71,686.21,456.71,693.11,369.31,503.11,330.11,110.41,415.51,536.11,396.5
Auto thefts 19443334253240
per 100,000 199.941.842.031.432.132.643.822.457.333.621.843.60.0
Arson 00N/A0015110020
per 100,000 0.00.0N/A0.00.010.954.811.211.50.00.021.80.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 294.7) 167.276.674.3111.381.896.478.776.473.961.591.988.5101.4

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Crime rate in Sturgeon Bay detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 20 (20 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.20
Wisconsin average:

2.19

Sturgeon Bay tourist attractions:

Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

6.3%
Wisconsin:

6.0%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +237 (+2.6%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (27%)
  • Retail trade (16%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Construction (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (7%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (29%)
  • Accommodation and food services (12%)
  • Manufacturing (10%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (15%)
  • Sales and related occupations (13%)
  • Production occupations (13%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (10%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (7%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (26%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Production occupations (7%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (6%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (6%)

Work and jobs in Sturgeon Bay: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin

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Tornado activity:

Sturgeon Bay-area historical tornado activity is significantly below Wisconsin state average. It is 51% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/19/1968, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 20.7 miles away from the Sturgeon Bay city center killed 2 people and injured 3 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 8/23/1998, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 13.1 miles away from the city center injured 2 people and caused $5 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Sturgeon Bay-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Wisconsin state average. It is 96% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/28/2004 at 06:10:52, a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 MB, 4.2 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 245.7 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 384.5 miles away from Sturgeon Bay center
On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 420.8 miles away from the city center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 333.9 miles away from the city center
On 9/2/1994 at 21:23:06, a magnitude 3.5 (3.4 LG, 3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 197.2 miles away from Sturgeon Bay center
On 1/26/2001 at 03:03:20, a magnitude 4.4 (3.9 MB, 4.4 LG, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 385.9 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Door County (4) is a lot smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 1
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Drought: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Sturgeon Bay topographic map

Birthplace of: Eddie Cochems - Football player and coach, Arthur G. Hansen - Philanthropist, Casey Rabach - 2005 NFL player (Washington Redskins, born: Sep 24, 1977), Nick Greisen - 2005 NFL player (New York Giants, born: Aug 10, 1979).

Main business address for: BAYLAKE CORP (STATE COMMERCIAL BANKS).

Hospitals and medical centers in Sturgeon Bay:

  • MINISTRY DOOR COUNTY MEDICAL CENTER (Voluntary non-profit - Church, 323 SOUTH 18TH AVENUE)
  • DAVITA - STURGEON BAY DIALYSIS (108 SOUTH 10TH AVENUE)
  • DOOR CTY MEM HOME HLTH (1300 EGG HARBOR RD NO 110)
  • DOOR COUNTY MEM HOSP ECF AND NH (330 S 16TH PLACE)
  • GOLDEN LIVINGCENTER-DORCHESTER (200 N SEVENTH AVE)

Airports and heliports located in Sturgeon Bay:

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Sturgeon Bay:

  • University of Wisconsin-Green Bay (about 35 miles; Green Bay, WI; Full-time enrollment: 5,415)
  • Northeast Wisconsin Technical College (about 42 miles; Green Bay, WI; FT enrollment: 6,069)
  • Saint Norbert College (about 44 miles; De Pere, WI; FT enrollment: 2,324)
  • Lawrence University (about 65 miles; Appleton, WI; FT enrollment: 2,821)
  • Fox Valley Technical College (about 66 miles; Appleton, WI; FT enrollment: 5,682)
  • Lakeland College (about 74 miles; Plymouth, WI; FT enrollment: 2,395)
  • University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh (about 81 miles; Oshkosh, WI; FT enrollment: 10,637)

Public high schools in Sturgeon Bay:

  • Sturgeon Bay Hi (Students: 398; Location: 1230 Michigan St; Grades: 9-12)
  • Sevastopol Hi (Students: 151; Location: 4550 Highway 57; Grades: 9-12)

Private high school in Sturgeon Bay:

  • PENINSULA CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 10; Location: 1715 MICHIGAN ST; Grades: 7 - 12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Sturgeon Bay:

  • Sevastopol El (Students: 258; Location: 4550 Highway 57; Grades: KG-5)
  • Sunrise El (Students: 245; Location: 1414 Rhode Island St; Grades: 3-5)
  • Walker Mid (Students: 245; Location: 19 N 14th Ave; Grades: 6-8)
  • Sunset El (Students: 173; Location: 827 N 8th Ave; Grades: KG)
  • Sawyer El (Students: 165; Location: 60 Willow Dr; Grades: 1-2)
  • Sevastopol Mid (Students: 74; Location: 4550 Highway 57; Grades: 6-8)
  • Sevastopol Pre-Sch (Students: 33; Location: 4550 Highway 57; Grades: PK-KG)

Private elementary/middle schools in Sturgeon Bay:

  • CORPUS CHRISTI CATHOLIC SCHOOL (Students: 139; Location: 15 N ELGIN AVE; Grades: KG - 8)
  • ST PETERS LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 114; Location: 108 W MAPLE ST; Grades: PK - 8)
See full list of schools located in Sturgeon Bay

Library in Sturgeon Bay:

  • DOOR COUNTY LIBRARY (Operating income: $1,584,618; Location: 107 S. 4TH AVE.; 118,064 books; 13,261 e-books; 10,328 audio materials; 12,092 video materials; 2 local licensed databases; 28 state licensed databases; 9 other licensed databases; 310 print serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • The Church Gospel tabernacle assembly of God is now "Family Worship Center Assembly of God"

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Notable locations in Sturgeon Bay: Snug Harbor Yacht Basin (A), Sturgeon Yacht Harbor (B), Sturgeon Bay Yacht Club (C), Sturgeon Bay City Jail (D), Sturgeon Bay City Hall (E), Door County Museum (F), Door County Jail (G), Door County Courthouse (H), Carnegie Library (I), Emergency Services of Door County (J), Sturgeon Bay Fire Department West Station (K), Sturgeon Bay Fire Department East Station (L). Display/hide their locations on the map

Main business address in Sturgeon Bay: BAYLAKE CORP (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Sturgeon Bay include: Bay View Evangelical Lutheran Church (A), Christ the King Episcopal Church (B), Corpus Christi Roman Catholic Church (C), First Baptist Church (D), First Church of Christ Scientist (E), First Methodist Church (F), Friends Community Church (G), Gospel Tabernacle Assembly of God Church (H), Hope Congregational Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lake: Bradley Lake (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Sturgeon Bay include: Garland Park (1), Big Hill Park (2), Amity Field (3), Ottumba Park (4), Bayview Park (5), Sunset Park (6), Door County Fairgrounds (7), Louisiana Street - Seventh Avenue Historic District (8), Memorial Field (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Collector Showcase (Museums; 3910 State Highway 42 57), Chalet Motel (Museums; 3910 State Highway 42 # 57), Door County Maritime Museum (120 North Madison Avenue), Miller Art Museum (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 421 Nebraska Street), M and L Coin (Amusement & Theme Parks; 120 South Madison Avenue), Chamber of Commerce - OFC (1015 Green Bay Road).

Hotels: Chalet Motel (3910 State Highway 42 57), Glidden Lodge Beach Resort (4676 Glidden Drive), Feathered Star (6202 Hy 42), Barbican Inn (132 North 2nd Avenue), Best Western Maritime Inn (1001 North 14th Avenue), Inlet Motel (6263 State Highway 57), Leathem Smith Lodge and Marina (1640 Memorial Drive), Collector Showcase (3910 State Highway 42 57), First Avenue Pier Restaurant & Pub (107 North 1st Avenue).

Court: Door County - Circuit Court (1209 South Duluth Avenue).

Door County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Sturgeon Bay and their reported violations in the past:

WELSINGS FOODLAND (Population served: 55, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Boil Water Order (OCT-05-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-05-2012), St Public Notif requested (OCT-05-2012), St Compliance achieved (OCT-19-2012), St Public Notif received (NOV-08-2012)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Boil Water Order (SEP-07-2012), St Public Notif requested (SEP-07-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-07-2012), St Public Notif received (SEP-11-2012), St Compliance achieved (SEP-17-2012)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-30-2010), St Boil Water Order (AUG-30-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-30-2010), St Public Notif received (SEP-03-2010), St Compliance achieved (SEP-10-2010)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAR-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Boil Water Order (APR-08-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-08-2009), St Public Notif requested (APR-08-2009), St Public Notif received (APR-13-2009), St Compliance achieved (MAY-19-2009)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Boil Water Order (JUL-31-2008), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-31-2008), St Public Notif requested (JUL-31-2008), St Public Notif received (AUG-26-2008), St Compliance achieved (SEP-02-2008)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JAN-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Boil Water Order (JAN-31-2008), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-31-2008), St Public Notif requested (JAN-31-2008), St Compliance achieved (FEB-13-2008), St Public Notif received (MAR-19-2008)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 4 routine major monitoring violations
  • One minor monitoring violation
NORRLAND RESORT HOTEL DISGARDEN (Address: 354 MICHIGAN ST , Population served: 53, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 4 routine major monitoring violations
  • One minor monitoring violation
STEVENSON PIER MINI MART (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 6 routine major monitoring violations
  • 3 minor monitoring violations
MORNING GLORY RESTAURANT (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
ROBERTSON COTTAGES (Population served: 32, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Boil Water Order (AUG-04-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-04-2005), St Public Notif requested (AUG-04-2005), St Public Notif received (AUG-15-2005), St Compliance achieved (JUL-26-2006)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 2 minor monitoring violations
SQUARE RIGGER LODGE (Population served: 31, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
  • One minor monitoring violation
ROADHOUSE BAR OF CARLSVILLE (Population served: 31, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-01-2010 and APR-09-2013, Contaminant: Nitrate-Nitrite. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-27-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-27-2010), St Public Notif received (AUG-04-2010)
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - In MAR-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Boil Water Order (APR-04-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-04-2007), St Public Notif requested (APR-04-2007), St Public Notif received (APR-12-2007), St Compliance achieved (APR-19-2007)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
US COAST GUARD STATION (Population served: 31, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Boil Water Order (NOV-02-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-02-2011), St Public Notif requested (NOV-02-2011), St Public Notif received (JAN-17-2012), St Compliance achieved (AUG-20-2012)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In APR-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-27-2011), St Boil Water Order (APR-27-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-27-2011), St Public Notif received (MAY-02-2011), St Compliance achieved (MAY-03-2011)
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - In NOV-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (NOV-22-2010), St Boil Water Order (NOV-23-2010), St Public Notif requested (NOV-23-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-23-2010), St Compliance achieved (DEC-06-2010)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-14-2010), St Boil Water Order (OCT-14-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-14-2010), St Public Notif received (OCT-18-2010), St Compliance achieved (OCT-19-2010)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (JUL-22-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-22-2010), St Boil Water Order (JUL-22-2010), St Public Notif requested (JUL-22-2010), St Compliance achieved (JUL-27-2010)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In OCT-2011, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (NOV-09-2011), St Public Notif requested (NOV-18-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-18-2011)
  • 7 routine major monitoring violations

Drinking water stations with addresses in Sturgeon Bay that have no violations reported:

  • WHISPERING SANDS RESRT (Population served: 50, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • WESTWOOD SHORES RESRT (Population served: 31, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • NORTH SHORE MEDICAL CLINIC (Population served: 31, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 13.7%
(12.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 44.8% for Black residents, 68.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for other race residents, 26.3% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.1 people
Wisconsin:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  55.6%
Whole state:  64.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  6.0%
Whole state:  7.3%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.1% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

People in group quarters in Sturgeon Bay in 2010:

  • 130 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 74 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 52 people in maritime/merchant vessels
  • 2 people in correctional residential facilities

People in group quarters in Sturgeon Bay in 2000:

  • 204 people in nursing homes
  • 39 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 12 people in crews of maritime vessels
  • 12 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 11 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 7 people in military ships

Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin environmental map by EPA

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Sturgeon Bay compared to Wisconsin state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.

Banks with branches in Sturgeon Bay (2011 data):

  • Associated Bank, National Association: Sturgeon Bay Downtown Branch, Sturgeon Bay West Branch, Sturgeon Bay East Branch. Info updated 2008/09/12: Bank assets: $21,715.0 mil, Deposits: $15,244.4 mil, headquarters in Green Bay, WI, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 282 total offices, Holding Company: Associated Banc-Corp
  • North Shore Bank, FSB: 225 N Fifth Ave Branch at 225 N Fifth Ave, branch established on 1919/01/01; 209 Green Bay Rd Branch at 209 Green Bay Rd, branch established on 1919/01/01. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $1,769.3 mil, Deposits: $1,357.7 mil, headquarters in Brookfield, WI, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 47 total offices
  • Baylake Bank: West Side Branch at 34 West Maple Avenue, branch established on 1902/12/02; at 217 North 4th Avenue, branch established on 1876/07/22. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $1,087.7 mil, Deposits: $868.0 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 27 total offices, Holding Company: Baylake Corp.
  • Citizens Bank: Sturgeon Bay Branch at 1426 Egg Harbor Road, branch established on 1999/07/12. Info updated 2011/08/01: Bank assets: $9,212.3 mil, Deposits: $7,452.0 mil, headquarters in Flint, MI, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 220 total offices, Holding Company: Citizens Republic Bancorp, Inc.
  • Bank Mutual: 1227 Egg Harbor Rd Branch at 1227 Egg Harbor Rd, branch established on 1927/01/01. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $2,497.0 mil, Deposits: $2,046.0 mil, headquarters in Brown Deer, WI, negative income in the last year, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 79 total offices

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin:

  • Best Western Maritime Inn, 1001 N 14TH Ave, Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235 , Phone: (920) 743-7231, Fax: (920) 743-9341
  • White Lace Inn, 16 N 5TH Ave, Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235 , Phone: (920) 743-1105
  • Leathem Smith Lodge, 1640 Memorial Dr, Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235 , Phone: (920) 743-5555
  • Americinn Of Sturgeon Bay, 622 S Ashland Ave, Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235 , Phone: (920) 743-5898, Fax: (920) 743-6899
  • Stone Harbor Resort & Conference CTR, 107 N First Ave, Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235 , Phone: (920) 746-0700
  • Super 8 Sturgeon Bay, 409 Grn Bay Rd, Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235 , Phone: (920) 743-9211, Fax: (920) 743-2099
All 6 fire-safe hotels and motels in Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.0
Wisconsin average:

10.5

Sturgeon Bay travel time to work - commute Sturgeon Bay mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (78%)
  • Electricity (13%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (4%)
  • Wood (2%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (2%)
  • Other fuel (1%)
  • No fuel used (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Sturgeon Bay city (based on Door County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic9,3256
Mainline Protestant5,12320
Evangelical Protestant4,56023
Other2534
Orthodox--
None8,524-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 13
Door County:

4.68 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

1.86 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 23
Door County:

8.29 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.12 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 90
Here:

32.43 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.64 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

8.3%
Wisconsin:

7.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Door County:

25.9%
Wisconsin:

27.5%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

13.2%
State:

13.0%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 4$16,711$50,1330$0
Other Government Administration 4$24,652$73,9568$4,870
Police Protection - Officers 20$114,503$68,7020$0
Police - Other 2$8,384$50,3042$177
Firefighters 13$77,574$71,60715$7,212
Streets and Highways 12$65,279$65,2790$0
Solid Waste Management 3$15,377$61,5080$0
Parks and Recreation 5$26,516$63,6380$0
Totals for Government 63$348,996$66,47525$12,259

Sturgeon Bay government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - General: $1,307,000 ($143.80)
    Regular Highways: $524,000 ($57.65)
    Parks & Recreation: $284,000 ($31.25)
    Solid Waste Management: $3,000 ($0.33)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $8,331,000 ($916.60)
    Police Protection: $1,470,000 ($161.73)
    Sewerage: $1,384,000 ($152.27)
    Fire Protection: $1,365,000 ($150.18)
    Water Utilities: $1,350,000 ($148.53)
    Regular Highways: $1,347,000 ($148.20)
    Parks & Recreation: $875,000 ($96.27)
    Central Staff Services: $504,000 ($55.45)
    Solid Waste Management: $319,000 ($35.10)
    Financial Administration: $193,000 ($21.23)
    General - Other: $179,000 ($19.69)
    Natural Resources - Other: $125,000 ($13.75)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $110,000 ($12.10)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $69,000 ($7.59)
    Libraries: $54,000 ($5.94)
    General Public Buildings: $34,000 ($3.74)
    Health Services - Other: $17,000 ($1.87)
    Parking Facilities: $5,000 ($0.55)
  • Electric Utilities - Interest on Debt: $958,000 ($105.40)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,544,000 ($169.88)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Fire Protection: $336,000 ($36.97)
    Regular Highways: $163,000 ($17.93)
    Police Protection: $114,000 ($12.54)
    Central Staff: $96,000 ($10.56)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $4,085,000 ($449.44)

Sturgeon Bay government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,928,000 ($212.12)
    Parks & Recreation: $144,000 ($15.84)
    All Other: $122,000 ($13.42)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $93,000 ($10.23)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $844,000 ($92.86)
    General Revenue, NEC: $301,000 ($33.12)
    Special Assessments: $52,000 ($5.72)
    Rents: $39,000 ($4.29)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $8,556,000 ($941.36)
    Water Utilities: $1,107,000 ($121.80)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $1,706,000 ($187.70)
    Housing & Community Development: $606,000 ($66.67)
    All Other: $516,000 ($56.77)
    Highways: $513,000 ($56.44)
  • Tax - Property: $4,727,000 ($520.08)
    Other Selective Sales: $387,000 ($42.58)
    NEC: $332,000 ($36.53)

Sturgeon Bay government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Electric Utilities: $15,975,000 ($1757.62)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $23,403,000 ($2574.87)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $387,000 ($42.58)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $23,097,000 ($2541.20)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Electric Utilities: $14,325,000 ($1576.08)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Electric Utilities: $1,650,000 ($181.54)
    Other, NEC: $693,000 ($76.25)

Sturgeon Bay government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $18,166,000 ($1998.68)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $4,330,000 ($476.40)

4.44% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($54,094 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.44%
Wisconsin average:

5.10%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Brown County, WI  0.66% ($47,280 average AGI)
from Kewaunee County, WI  0.26% ($32,219)
from Milwaukee County, WI  0.25% ($27,613)


4.17% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($33,025 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.17%
Wisconsin average:

5.34%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Brown County, WI  0.81% ($30,198 average AGI)
to Kewaunee County, WI  0.29% ($20,417)
to Milwaukee County, WI  0.23% ($48,214)

Strongest AM radio stations in Sturgeon Bay:

  • WDOR (910 AM; 1 kW; STURGEON BAY, WI; Owner: DOOR COUNTY BROADCASTING CO. INC.)
  • WTCM (580 AM; 35 kW; TRAVERSE CITY, MI; Owner: WTCM RADIO, INC.)
  • WNAM (1280 AM; 50 kW; NEENAH-MENASHA, WI; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WLDR (1210 AM; daytime; 50 kW; KINGSLEY, MI; Owner: FORT BEND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WSPT (1010 AM; 50 kW; STEVENS POINT, WI)
  • WHBY (1150 AM; 25 kW; KIMBERLY, WI; Owner: WOODWARD COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WTAQ (1360 AM; 10 kW; GREEN BAY, WI; Owner: MIDWEST COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WDBC (680 AM; 10 kW; ESCANABA, MI; Owner: KMB BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WSAU (550 AM; 20 kW; WAUSAU, WI; Owner: WRIG, INC.)
  • WNFL (1440 AM; 5 kW; GREEN BAY, WI; Owner: MIDWEST COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WISN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Sturgeon Bay:

  • WPFF (90.5 FM; STURGEON BAY, WI; Owner: FAMILY ED BC CORP OF DOOR COUNTY WI)
  • WDOR-FM (93.9 FM; STURGEON BAY, WI; Owner: DOOR COUNTY BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WSRG (97.7 FM; STURGEON BAY, WI; Owner: MAGNUM BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WRGX (88.5 FM; STURGEON BAY, WI; Owner: FAMILY ED B/C CORP OF DOOR COUNTY WI)
  • WRLU (104.1 FM; ALGOMA, WI; Owner: NICOLET BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WRKU (102.1 FM; FORESTVILLE, WI; Owner: NICOLET BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WBDK (96.7 FM; ALGOMA, WI; Owner: NICOLET BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WLYD (99.7 FM; STURGEON BAY, WI; Owner: MIDWEST COMMUNICATIONS INC)
  • WLST (95.1 FM; MARINETTE, WI; Owner: BADGER COMMUNICATIONS L.L.C.)
  • WIXX (101.1 FM; GREEN BAY, WI; Owner: MIDWEST COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WEMY (91.5 FM; GREEN BAY, WI; Owner: EVANGEL MINISTRIES, INC)
  • WHID (88.1 FM; GREEN BAY, WI; Owner: BD OF REGENTS OF THE UNIV OF WI SYS)
  • WPNE-FM (89.3 FM; GREEN BAY, WI; Owner: WISCONSIN EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • WHDI (91.9 FM; SISTER BAY, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • WHND (89.7 FM; SISTER BAY, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • WSFQ (96.3 FM; PESHTIGO, WI; Owner: BADGER COMMUNICATIONS, L.L.C.)
  • WHYB (103.7 FM; MENOMINEE, MI; Owner: BADGER COMMUNICATIONS, L.L.C.)
  • WAUN-FM (92.7 FM; KEWAUNEE, WI; Owner: MAGNUM BROADCASTING, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Sturgeon Bay:

  • W22BW (Channel 22; STURGEON BAY, WI; Owner: ARIES TELECOMMUNICATION CORPORATION)
  • WBAY-TV (Channel 2; GREEN BAY, WI; Owner: YOUNG BROADCASTING OF GREEN BAY, INC.)
  • WLUK-TV (Channel 11; GREEN BAY, WI; Owner: EMMIS TELEVISION LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WFRV-TV (Channel 5; GREEN BAY, WI; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WIWB (Channel 14; SURING, WI; Owner: ACME TV LICENSES OF WISCONSIN, LLC)
  • WPNE (Channel 38; GREEN BAY, WI; Owner: WISCONSIN EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • WGBA (Channel 26; GREEN BAY, WI; Owner: ARIES TELECOMMUNICATION CORPORATION)
  • W55AO (Channel 55; SISTER BAY, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
Sturgeon Bay fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2013

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2013 (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Sturgeon Bay fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2013 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 19Number of bridges
  • 179m587ftTotal length
  • $13,524,000Total costs
  • 217,910Total average daily traffic
  • 1,643Total average daily truck traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 41930-1939
  • 101970-1979
  • 52000-2009
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Sturgeon Bay, WI
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Sturgeon Bay)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 79 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Sturgeon Bay, WI)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 16 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 18 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 5 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 21 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 87 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Sturgeon Bay)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 1 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Sturgeon Bay)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 23 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 50
  • Hazardous Condition: 162
  • Service Call: 4
  • Good Intent Call: 4

Incident types - Sturgeon Bay

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Sturgeon Bay, WI
Businesses in Sturgeon Bay, WI
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1Lane Furniture1
AmericInn1McDonald's2
Arby's1Nike2
AutoZone1Pizza Hut1
Best Western1RadioShack1
Carson Pirie Scott1Subway1
Chevrolet1Super 81
Comfort Inn1Taco Bell1
Curves1Target1
Dairy Queen1True Value1
FedEx3U-Haul1
Ford1U.S. Cellular2
Goodwill2UPS4
H&R Block1Walgreens1
Jones New York3Walmart1
La-Z-Boy1YMCA1
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