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Population in 2012: 1,892 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -6.8%
 

Males: 813  (43.0%)
Females: 1,079  (57.0%)

Median resident age:  41.1 years
Kentucky median age:  41.0 years

Zip codes: 42459.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $32,780 (it was $28,664 in 2000)
Sturgis:

$32,780
KY:

$41,724
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $16,511

Sturgis city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $56,071 (it was $41,400 in 2000)
Sturgis:

$56,071
KY:

$120,800
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $58,400; Detached houses: $58,529; Mobile homes: $40,035

Median gross rent in 2012: $452.

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  • White alone - 2,186 (89.4%)
  • Black alone - 178 (7.3%)
  • Hispanic - 33 (1.3%)
  • Two or more races - 27 (1.1%)
  • Asian alone - 12 (0.5%)
  • American Indian alone - 10 (0.4%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Sturgis: 81.7 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: United States (37.7%), Irish (12.1%), English (10.4%), German (7.8%), Scotch-Irish (1.9%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 05/03/1890

Land area: 1.51 square miles.

Population density: 1,252 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Sturgis:

  • High school or higher: 77.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 8.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.5%
  • Unemployed: 3.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Sturgis city:

  • Never married: 29.1%
  • Now married: 45.3%
  • Separated: 1.1%
  • Widowed: 10.2%
  • Divorced: 14.3%

31 residents are foreign born

This city:  1.3%
Kentucky:  3.2%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $531 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $323 (0.6%)

Sturgis satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Evansville, IN (38.0 miles , pop. 121,582).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Nashville-Davidson, TN (117.8 miles , pop. 545,524).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (297.3 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Wheatcroft, KY (2.8 miles) , Clay, KY (3.2 miles ), Morganfield, KY (3.2 miles ), Breckinridge Center, KY (3.3 miles ), Cave-In-Rock, IL (3.4 miles ), Old Shawneetown, IL (3.6 miles ), Waverly, KY (3.8 miles ), Uniontown, KY (4.0 miles ).

Latitude: 37.55 N, Longitude: 87.98 W

Area code: 270

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Crime rates in Sturgis by Year
Type 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 000111000
per 100,000 0.00.00.050.852.152.30.00.00.0
Robberies 030000000
per 100,000 0.0147.10.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Assaults 312110100
per 100,000 147.049.098.850.852.10.052.90.00.0
Burglaries 8585510023
per 100,000 392.0245.1395.3254.2260.3523.00.0104.7157.0
Thefts 163615151810532
per 100,000 783.91764.7741.1762.6937.0523.0264.7157.0104.7
Auto thefts 411011000
per 100,000 196.049.049.40.052.152.30.00.00.0
Arson N/A000N/A0100
per 100,000 N/A0.00.00.0N/A0.052.90.00.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 289.5) 108.1151.584.3103.2116.5107.822.014.215.8

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Crime rate in Sturgis detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 2 (2 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.05
Kentucky average:

1.88

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

7.2%
Kentucky:

8.5%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: -159 (-7.3%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (26%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (11%)
  • Public administration (10%)
  • Construction (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (28%)
  • Retail trade (22%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Other services, except public administration (9%)
  • Manufacturing (4%)
  • Construction (4%)
  • Public administration (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (8%)
  • Extraction workers (8%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (7%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5%)
  • Registered nurses (8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (7%)
  • Cashiers (6%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5%)
  • Child care workers (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Sturgis-area historical tornado activity is above Kentucky state average. It is 137% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/6/2003, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 29.6 miles away from the Sturgis city center killed 2 people and injured 33 people and caused $16 million in damages.

On 11/15/2005, a category F4 tornado 32.4 miles away from the city center injured 40 people and caused $31 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Sturgis-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Kentucky state average. It is 56% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 62.7 miles away from the city center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 32.3 miles away from Sturgis center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 88.2 miles away from the city center
On 9/26/1990 at 13:18:51, a magnitude 5.0 (4.7 MB, 4.8 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 7.7 mi) earthquake occurred 89.2 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 15:14:16, a magnitude 4.8 (4.5 MB, 4.8 MW, 4.6 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 64.6 miles away from Sturgis center
On 4/3/1974 at 23:05:02, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG) earthquake occurred 72.4 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 Union County (11) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 6, Tornadoes: 4, Winter Storms: 3, Mudslides: 2, Snow: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Wind: 1, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals/medical centers near Sturgis:

  • MORGANFIELD NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; MORGANFIELD, KY)

Political contributions by individuals in Sturgis, KY

Airports located in Sturgis:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Sturgis:

  • University of Southern Indiana (about 34 miles; Evansville, IN; Full-time enrollment: 8,149)
  • University of Evansville (about 39 miles; Evansville, IN; FT enrollment: 2,636)
  • Ivy Tech Community College-Southwest (about 40 miles; Evansville, IN; FT enrollment: 2,423)
  • West Kentucky Community and Technical College (about 51 miles; Paducah, KY; FT enrollment: 2,353)
  • Owensboro Community and Technical College (about 51 miles; Owensboro, KY; FT enrollment: 2,136)
  • John A Logan College (about 63 miles; Carterville, IL; FT enrollment: 2,443)
  • Murray State University (about 66 miles; Murray, KY; FT enrollment: 7,472)

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Union County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

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

STURGIS WATER WORKS (Population served: 4086, Surface_water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2006 and MAR-2006, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-14-2006), St Formal NOV issued (JUN-14-2006)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2005 and DEC-2005, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-13-2006), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-13-2006), St Compliance achieved (APR-10-2006)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2005 and SEP-2005, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2005 and SEP-2005, Contaminant: TTHM
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2005 and JUN-2005, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-21-2005), St Formal NOV issued (SEP-21-2005), St Public Notif received (JAN-20-2006)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2005 and JUN-2005, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-21-2005), St Formal NOV issued (SEP-21-2005), St Public Notif received (JAN-20-2006), St Compliance achieved (APR-10-2006)
  • 4 other older health violations
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up and Routine Tap Sampling - Between OCT-2005 and DEC-2025, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-09-2006), St Formal NOV issued (MAY-09-2006)
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2005 and JUL-08-2005, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JUL-01-2005), St Compliance achieved (JUL-08-2005)
  • CCR INADEQUATE REPORTING - Between JUL-2005 and DEC-2025, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JUL-01-2005)
  • Treatment Technique Exceeds Turb 0.3 NTU - In JUL-2005, Contaminant: IESWTR. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-12-2005), St Formal NOV issued (SEP-12-2005), St Compliance achieved (JAN-20-2006), St Public Notif received (JAN-20-2006)
  • Treatment Technique Exceeds Turb 0.3 NTU - In JUN-2005, Contaminant: IESWTR. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-09-2005), St Formal NOV issued (SEP-09-2005), St Compliance achieved (JAN-20-2006), St Public Notif received (JAN-20-2006)
  • 2 minor monitoring violations
  • 33 regular monitoring violations
  • 4 other older monitoring violations

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 17.3%
(12.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 74.7% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.3 people
Kentucky:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  63.3%
Whole state:  66.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  4.5%
Whole state:  6.4%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Sturgis, KY

26 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
30 people in nursing homes in 2000

Sturgis compared to Kentucky state average:

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  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.


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Banks with branches in Sturgis (2011 data):

  • Old National Bank: Sturgis Branch at 520 Adams St, branch established on 1916/01/01; Sturgis Branch at 14th And Main Streets, branch established on 1968/05/06. Info updated 2011/08/01: Bank assets: $8,467.9 mil, Deposits: $6,653.1 mil, headquarters in Evansville, IN, positive income, 195 total offices, Holding Company: Old National Bancorp
  • United Community Bank of West Kentucky, Inc.: Sturgis Branch at 1406 Main Street, branch established on 2002/01/08. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $185.2 mil, Deposits: $152.8 mil, headquarters in Morganfield, KY, positive income, 3 total offices, Holding Company: United Community Bancshares, Inc.

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School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Sturgis travel time to work - commute


Sturgis mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (49%)
  • Utility gas (48%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Sturgis city (based on Union County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 68.18%
Here68.2%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchChristian Churches and Churches of ChristCumberland Presbyterian Church
Adherents46.0%33.7%5.9%5.1%2.5%
Congregations36.4%13.6%11.4%6.8%4.5%
NameChurches of ChristAssemblies of GodChurch of God of ProphecyChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)Other
Adherents2.3%1.4%1.1%1.1%0.9%
Congregations11.4%2.3%4.5%2.3%6.8%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 5
Union County:

3.30 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

2.19 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.66 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.25 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Union County:

0.66 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

0.74 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 7
Union County:

4.62 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.36 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 9
Here:

5.94 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.74 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

11.6%
Kentucky:

11.0%
Adult obesity rate:
Union County:

32.2%
Kentucky:

30.0%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

13.9%
State:

15.9%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 4$6,793$20,3790$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 7$673
Police Protection - Officers 3$6,217$24,8680$0
Firefighters 3$7,962$31,8483$465
Streets and Highways 8$20,132$30,1980$0
Totals for Government 18$41,104$27,40310$1,138

Sturgis government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Gas Utilities: $716,000 ($378.44)
    Water Utilities: $346,000 ($182.88)
    Police Protection: $198,000 ($104.65)
    Central Staff Services: $183,000 ($96.72)
    Sewerage: $175,000 ($92.49)
    Fire Protection: $164,000 ($86.68)
    Solid Waste Management: $116,000 ($61.31)
    Regular Highways: $66,000 ($34.88)
    Financial Administration: $11,000 ($5.81)
    Parks & Recreation: $9,000 ($4.76)
  • Gas Utilities - Interest on Debt: $0 ($0.00)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $0 ($0.00)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Sewerage: $23,000 ($12.16)
    Water Utilities: $16,000 ($8.46)
    Central Staff: $8,000 ($4.23)
    Fire Protection: $3,000 ($1.59)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $292,000 ($154.33)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $51,000 ($26.96)

Sturgis government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $155,000 ($81.92)
    Solid Waste Management: $116,000 ($61.31)
    All Other: $6,000 ($3.17)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $6,000 ($3.17)
    All Other: $1,000 ($0.53)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $38,000 ($20.08)
    General Revenue, NEC: $16,000 ($8.46)
    Property Sale Other: $2,000 ($1.06)
  • Revenue - Gas Utilities: $716,000 ($378.44)
    Water Utilities: $356,000 ($188.16)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $39,000 ($20.61)
    Highways: $31,000 ($16.38)
  • Tax - NEC: $218,000 ($115.22)
    Property: $178,000 ($94.08)
    Public Utilities: $35,000 ($18.50)

Sturgis government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $1,510,000 ($798.10)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $1,461,000 ($772.20)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $49,000 ($25.90)

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

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $19,000 ($10.04)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $877,000 ($463.53)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $340,000 ($179.70)

4.86% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($27,332 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.86%
Kentucky average:

6.98%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Henderson County, KY  1.29% ($29,206 average AGI)
from Webster County, KY  0.32% ($27,882)
from Crittenden County, KY  0.27% ($30,571)


6.53% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($27,983 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.53%
Kentucky average:

6.74%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Henderson County, KY  1.70% ($33,736 average AGI)
to Vanderburgh County, IN  0.45% ($18,083)
to Webster County, KY  0.41% ($29,773)

Strongest AM radio stations in Sturgis:

  • WSM (650 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: GAYLORD ENTERTAINMENT COMPANY)
  • WDDD (810 AM; 10 kW; JOHNSTON CITY, IL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WKDA (1200 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: RADIO NASHVILLE, INC.)
  • WNQM (1300 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: WNQM. INC.)
  • WAMB (1160 AM; 50 kW; DONELSON, TN; Owner: GREAT SOUTHERN BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WPAD (1560 AM; 10 kW; PADUCAH, KY; Owner: BRISTOL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WLAC (1510 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WHAS (840 AM; 50 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KXEN (1010 AM; 50 kW; FESTUS-ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: BDJ RADIO ENTERPRISES, LLC)
  • KMOX (1120 AM; 50 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WGBF (1280 AM; 5 kW; EVANSVILLE, IN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WVHI (1330 AM; 5 kW; EVANSVILLE, IN)
  • WCRV (640 AM; 50 kW; COLLIERVILLE, TN; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY/TENNESSEE)

Strongest FM radio stations in Sturgis:

  • WMSK-FM (95.3 FM; MORGANFIELD, KY; Owner: UNION COUNTY BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WVVR (100.3 FM; HOPKINSVILLE, KY; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF TUCKESSEE, LLC)
  • WKDQ (99.5 FM; HENDERSON, KY; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF EVANSVILLE/OWENSBORO, INC.)
  • WHRZ (97.7 FM; PROVIDENCE, KY; Owner: HOPKINS-WEBSTER CBC, INC.)
  • WMJL-FM (102.7 FM; MARION, KY; Owner: JOEMYERS PRODUCTIONS, INC.)
  • WSTO (96.1 FM; OWENSBORO, KY; Owner: TSB III, LLC)
  • W266AB (101.1 FM; PROVIDENCE, KY; Owner: PENNYRILE CHRISTIAN COMMUNITY, INC.)
  • WKTG (93.9 FM; MADISONVILLE, KY; Owner: SOUND BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WGBF-FM (103.1 FM; HENDERSON, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WYMV (106.9 FM; MADISONVILLE, KY; Owner: MADISONVILLE CBC, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Sturgis:

  • WEHT (Channel 25; EVANSVILLE, IN; Owner: GILMORE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WDKA (Channel 49; PADUCAH, KY; Owner: WDKA ACQUISITION CORPORATION)
  • WEVV (Channel 44; EVANSVILLE, IN; Owner: COMCORP OF INDIANA LICENSE CORP.)
  • WKMA-TV (Channel 35; MADISONVILLE, KY; Owner: KENTUCKY AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • WFIE (Channel 14; EVANSVILLE, IN; Owner: LIBCO, INC.)
  • WAZE-TV (Channel 19; MADISONVILLE, KY; Owner: SOUTH CENTRAL COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • W66CT (Channel 66; MOUNT VERNON, IN; Owner: SOUTH CENTRAL COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Sturgis, Kentucky:
  • Fatal accident count: 3
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 6
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 0
  • Fatalities: 3
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 7
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0
Kentucky average:
  • Fatal accident count: 71
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 112
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 19
  • Fatalities: 78
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 192
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 7

Sturgis fatal accident list:

Sep 26, 2011 07:25 AM, Us-60, Sr-365, Lat: 37.54481667, Lon: -87.98267778, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
May 13, 2004 08:45 AM, Sr-365, Us-60, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Dec 2, 1983 12:58 AM, 109, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1


FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Sturgis)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

49 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

4
  • Main & 4th St (Lat: 37.544222 Lon: -87.984472), Call Sign: KIV370
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.370 MHz, 155.520 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/18/2005, Expiration Date: 08/28/2015
    Registrant: City Of Sturgis, 206 West 6th Street, Sturgis, KY 42459, Phone: (270) 333-2166
  • On Rt 109 W Edge (Lat: 37.552833 Lon: -87.993083), Call Sign: KQM521
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.300 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/24/2004, Expiration Date: 01/19/2014
    Registrant: Universal Licensing Service, 3419 Via Lido Suite 609, Newport Beach, CA 92663-3908, Phone: (877) 677-3639, Fax: (949) 723-2025
  • Sturgis Water Treatment Bldg (Lat: 37.540611 Lon: -88.056972), Call Sign: WNFJ527
    Assigned Frequencies: 173.262 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/04/2005, Expiration Date: 12/19/2015
    Registrant: City Of Sturgis, 201 West 6th Street, Sturgis, KY 42459-1402, Phone: (270) 333-2166, Fax: (270) 333-2724
  • TERMINAL, Airport Terminal @ Union County Airport In (Lat: 37.540500 Lon: -87.957861), Type: Mast, Structure height: 6.1 m, Call Sign: WPWY521
    Assigned Frequencies: 453.512 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/19/2013, Expiration Date: 02/10/2023, Certifier: Jimmy C Wallace
    Registrant: Union Co Air Board, Sturgis, KY 42459, Phone: (270) 333-4487, Fax: (270) 333-9359, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • STURGIS, Us Hwy 60 & 641 10 Mi S Of (Lat: 37.435806 Lon: -87.985306), Type: Tower, Structure height: 92.7 m, Overall height: 95.7 m, Call Sign: WPNA944
    Assigned Frequencies: 6171.87 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/13/2001, Expiration Date: 02/01/2011, Cancellation Date: 05/05/2004, Certifier: Kellye E Abernathy
    Registrant: Bellsouth Personal Communications, LLC, 17330 Preston Rd. Suite 100a, Dallas, TX 75252, Phone: (972) 733-2000, Fax: (972) 733-8141

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

3
  • 5 Mi Se (Lat: 37.465056 Lon: -87.948639), Call Sign: WRLB2754
    Assigned Frequencies: 0.27600 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/10/2007, Expiration Date: 04/15/2017
    Registrant: Albion Radio Comm Inc, 144 N 8 Street, Albion, IL 62806, Phone: (618) 599-4143, Fax: (618) 445-3193, Email:
  • Union County Airport (Lat: 37.543000 Lon: -87.956750), Type: Tower, Structure height: 11.6 m, Call Sign: KSM8
    Assigned Frequencies: 118.775 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/17/2008, Expiration Date: 03/18/2018
    Registrant: Union County Air Board, 11675 Hwy 60 West, Sturgis, KY 42459, Phone: (270) 333-4487, Fax: (270) 333-9359, Email:
  • Sturgis Municipal Airport (Lat: 37.543056 Lon: -88.950333), Type: Mast, Structure height: 6 m, Overall height: 8.2 m, Call Sign: WPXX358
    Assigned Frequencies: 122.800 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/13/2008, Expiration Date: 06/25/2018, Certifier: Mike Cowling
    Registrant: Albion Radio Comm Inc, 144 North 8 St, Albion, IL 62806, Phone: (618) 445-3210, Fax: (618) 445-3193, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

15 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Sturgis)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

10 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Sturgis)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 6
  • Hazardous Condition: 5
  • Service Call: 1

Incident types - Sturgis


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Most common first names in Sturgis, KY among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John7173.4 years
William6471.5 years
James6071.4 years
Mary5478.5 years
Charles3672.8 years
Robert3368.4 years
George3372.5 years
Thomas2180.8 years
Roy2067.5 years
Henry1976.8 years
Most common last names in Sturgis, KY among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Collins4375.8 years
Smith2175.1 years
Holt1975.7 years
Williams1876.4 years
Brown1874.4 years
Jones1675.8 years
Owen1676.3 years
Farthing1574.2 years
Hinton1579.3 years
Davis1579.3 years
Businesses in Sturgis, KY
NameCountNameCount
Lane Furniture1True Value1
MasterBrand Cabinets2U-Haul1
Pizza Hut1

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