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St. Joseph County

Population in 2012: 10,884 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: -3.6%
 

Males: 5,150  (47.3%)
Females: 5,734  (52.7%)

Median resident age:  32.3 years
Michigan median age:  45.5 years

Zip codes: 49091.

Estimated median household income in 2011: $36,231 (it was $33,838 in 2000)
Sturgis:

$36,231
Michigan:

$45,981
Estimated per capita income in 2011: $18,350

Sturgis city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2011: $77,586 (it was $76,000 in 2000)
Sturgis:

$77,586
Michigan:

$118,100
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $107,060; Detached houses: $105,533; Townhouses or other attached units: $80,689; In 2-unit structures: $89,747; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $80,689; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $908,954; Mobile homes: $69,563

Median gross rent in 2011: $584.

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  • White alone - 8,320 (75.2%)
  • Hispanic - 2,343 (21.2%)
  • Two or more races - 290 (2.6%)
  • Black alone - 64 (0.6%)
  • Asian alone - 32 (0.3%)
  • American Indian alone - 18 (0.2%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Sturgis: 79.6 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (24.4%), United States (10.1%), English (9.5%), Irish (8.8%), Dutch (3.6%), Polish (3.4%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 910 feet

Land area: 5.96 square miles.

Population density: 1827 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Sturgis:

  • High school or higher: 78.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 15.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.1%
  • Unemployed: 18.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Sturgis city:

  • Never married: 25.1%
  • Now married: 48.3%
  • Separated: 2.0%
  • Widowed: 9.3%
  • Divorced: 15.3%

1,019 residents are foreign born (8.1% Latin America).

This city:  9.2%
Michigan:  6.2%



According to our research of Michigan and other state lists there were 53 registered sex offenders living in Sturgis, Michigan as of September 30, 2013.
The ratio of number of residents in Sturgis to the number of sex offenders is 202 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $1,509 (1.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2011: $1,326 (1.5%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Elkhart, IN (29.6 miles , pop. 51,874).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Fort Wayne, IN (52.0 miles , pop. 205,727).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (116.7 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Burr Oak, MI (2.5 miles ), Centreville, MI (3.2 miles ), Lagrange, IN (3.3 miles ), White Pigeon, MI (3.4 miles ), Shipshewana, IN (3.4 miles ), Colon, MI (3.5 miles ), Bronson, MI (3.5 miles ), Constantine, MI (3.6 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 2 buildings, average cost: $97,700
  • 1998: 0 buildings
  • 1999: 0 buildings
  • 2000: 14 buildings, average cost: $107,000
  • 2001: 4 buildings, average cost: $103,000
  • 2002: 1 building, cost: $142,000
  • 2003: 5 buildings, average cost: $54,000
  • 2004: 1 building, cost: $25,000
  • 2005: 6 buildings, average cost: $149,200
  • 2006: 0 buildings
  • 2007: 1 building, cost: $160,000
  • 2008: 2 buildings, average cost: $175,000
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $175,000
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $80,700
  • 2011: 0 buildings
  • 2012: 0 buildings

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Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 41.80 N, Longitude: 85.42 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +2,288 (+20.7%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,993 (52.0%)

Area code: 269

Sturgis household income distribution Sturgis home values distribution


 

Crime rates in Sturgis by Year
Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011
Murders 000100000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.09.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 810812189158616514
per 100,000 76.188.270.1107.6161.280.9135.172.655.0147.247.4127.4
Robberies 5130247114113
per 100,000 47.68.826.30.017.935.963.099.836.79.29.527.3
Assaults 211524343025362326382918
per 100,000 199.9132.2210.3304.9268.7224.6324.1208.6238.2349.7275.0163.8
Burglaries 857971896871595564924452
per 100,000 809.1696.4622.2798.0609.2638.0531.2498.8586.4846.7417.3473.3
Thefts 325323340359298303226251268266238243
per 100,000 3093.52847.32979.33218.92669.52722.62034.92276.42455.62448.02257.22211.9
Auto thefts 16111222189161912171115
per 100,000 152.397.0105.2197.3161.280.9144.1172.3110.0156.5104.3136.5
Arson 423113231012
per 100,000 38.117.626.39.09.027.018.027.29.20.09.518.2
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 304.8) 312.5274.2281.5371.1355.9284.8326.9273.7254.6365.8227.1279.7

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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: 22 (17 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.55
Michigan average:

1.74

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Sturgis, Michigan accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

9.8%
Michigan:

9.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +993 (+9.6%).

Most common industries in 2007-2011 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (51%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Construction (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (5%)
  • Wholesale trade (4%)
  • Educational services (4%)
  • Public administration (4%)
  • Manufacturing (25%)
  • Health care and social assistance (23%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (15%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (13%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (5%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (10%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (7%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Sturgis-area historical tornado activity is significantly above Michigan state average. It is 140% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/11/1965, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 5.4 miles away from the Sturgis city center killed 36 people and injured 321 people.

On 4/11/1965, a category F4 tornado 8.9 miles away from the city center killed 5 people and injured 41 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Sturgis-area historical earthquake activity is below Michigan state average. It is 99% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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 80.7 miles away from the city center
On 4/17/1990 at 10:27:34, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 97.1 miles away from Sturgis center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)

Sturgis topographic map

Birthplace of: Art Renner - Football player, Perle Mesta - Socialite, Verne Troyer - Film actor, June MacCloy - Actress.

Main business address for: STURGIS BANCORP INC (NATIONAL COMMERCIAL BANKS).


Hospital/medical center in Sturgis:

  • STURGIS HOSPITAL (Acute Care Hospitals, Government - Local, provides emergency services, 916 MYRTLE AVE)

Other hospitals/medical centers near Sturgis:

  • PARKVIEW LAGRANGE HOSPITAL (Critical Access Hospitals, Government - Federal, provides emergency services, about 12 miles away; LAGRANGE, IN)
  • THREE RIVERS HEALTH (Acute Care Hospitals, Government - Hospital District or Authority, provides emergency services, about 16 miles away; THREE RIVERS, MI)

Political contributions by individuals in Sturgis, MI

Airports located in Sturgis:


Local government website: ci.sturgis.mi.us

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Sturgis:

  • Kalamazoo Valley Community College (about 33 miles; Kalamazoo, MI; Full-time enrollment: 5,240)
  • Western Michigan University (about 36 miles; Kalamazoo, MI; FT enrollment: 18,067)
  • Kellogg Community College (about 39 miles; Battle Creek, MI; FT enrollment: 2,053)
  • Indiana University-South Bend (about 43 miles; South Bend, IN; FT enrollment: 4,535)
  • University of Notre Dame (about 43 miles; Notre Dame, IN; FT enrollment: 11,690)
  • Ivy Tech Community College-Northcentral (about 44 miles; South Bend, IN; FT enrollment: 2,931)
  • Indiana University-Purdue University-Fort Wayne (about 50 miles; Fort Wayne, IN; FT enrollment: 8,540)

Public high school in Sturgis:

Private high schools in Sturgis:

  • LAKE AREA CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 43; Location: 63590 BORGERT RD; Grades: PK - 12)
  • HEARTWOOD RENAISSANCE ACADEMY (Students: 9; Location: 705 E WEST ST; Grades: 9 - 12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Sturgis:

Private elementary/middle schools in Sturgis:

  • TRINITY LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 175; Location: 406 S LAKEVIEW ST; Grades: PK - 8)
  • HOLY ANGELS CATHOLIC SCHOOL (Students: 92; Location: 306 S NOTTAWA ST; Grades: PK - 8)
  • STURGIS CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 45; Location: 70031 S LAKEVIEW ST; Grades: PK - 11)
  • ST JOHN'S LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 17; Location: 1108 E LAFAYETTE ST; Grades: KG - 8)
See full list of schools located in Sturgis, map of school districts: STURGIS PUBLIC SCHOOLS

Library in Sturgis:

  • STURGIS DISTRICT LIBRARY (Operating income: $629,882; Location: 255 NORTH STREET; 52,144 books; 1,303 audio materials; 2,665 video materials; 112 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Sturgis: Cornerstone Plaza (A), Maplecrest Plaza (B), Plaza South (C), Sturgis Plaza (D), Sturgis City Hall (E), City of Sturgis Fire Department (F), Sturgis Police Department (G), Sturgis Public Library (H), Sturgis Historical Society Museum (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Sturgis include: Saint Johns Lutheran Church (A), Trinity Lutheran Church (B), Holy Angels Catholic Church (C), Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (D), First Presbyterian Church (E), Christian Fellowship Center (F), Wesleyan Church (G), Community Bible Church (H), Church of Christ (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Oak Lawn Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Sturgis include: Harmon Field (1), Oak Lawn Park (2), Spence Field (3), Free Church Park (4), Memorial Park (5), Shadowlawn Park (6), Thurston Woods Park (7), Langrick Street Park (8), Old Depot Park (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotels: Green Briar Inn (71381 M 66), Hampton Inn Sturgis (71451 South M-66).

 
St. Joseph County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
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Drinking water stations with addresses in Sturgis and their reported violations in the past:

GREEN VALLEY GOLF CLUB (Population served: 200, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
KLINGER LAKE COUNTRY CLUB (Population served: 180, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
HAMPTON INN (Population served: 150, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One regular monitoring violation
HILLCREST BAR & GRILL (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
GREEN BRIAR MOTEL (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
THE IN-BETWEEN (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
SNAPPY NORTH (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations

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

  • GREEN VALLEY CAMPGROUND (Population served: 220, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • ST JOE VALLEY GOLF CLUB (Population served: 47, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • PRAIRIE LAKE STOP-N-GO (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • THE PONDEROSA (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 22.1%
(15.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 47.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 5.6% for American Indian residents, 50.0% for other race residents, 27.3% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.6 people
Michigan:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  64.4%
Whole state:  66.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  9.3%
Whole state:  6.4%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Sturgis, MI

People in group quarters in Sturgis in 2010:

  • 114 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 25 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 11 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 6 people in residential treatment centers for adults

People in group quarters in Sturgis in 2000:

  • 224 people in nursing homes
  • 13 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 5 people in other group homes

Sturgis compared to Michigan state average:

Sturgis, Michigan environmental map by EPA

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  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.


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Banks with branches in Sturgis (2011 data):

  • Sturgis Bank & Trust Company: at 119-125 East Chicago Road, Sturgis Banking Center, Maplecrest Banking Center. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $314.3 mil, Deposits: $234.6 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 11 total offices, Holding Company: Sturgis Bancorp, Inc.
  • KeyBank National Association: Sturgis Main Branch at 205 East Chicago Road, branch established on 1945/11/05; Sturgis Plaza Branch at 713 South Centerville Road, branch established on 1971/06/15. Info updated 2008/03/03: Bank assets: $86,198.8 mil, Deposits: $64,214.8 mil, headquarters in Cleveland, OH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1067 total offices, Holding Company: Keycorp
  • Century Bank and Trust: Sturgis Main at 300 West Chicago Road, branch established on 1992/04/06; Sturgis North at 1031 North Nottawa Street, branch established on 1996/02/13. Info updated 2011/01/27: Bank assets: $250.6 mil, Deposits: $219.7 mil, headquarters in Coldwater, MI, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 13 total offices, Holding Company: Century Financial Corporation
  • Citizens Bank: Downtown Sturgis Branch at 100 East Chicago Road, branch established on 1892/03/07. 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.
  • Farmers State Bank: Sturgis Branch at 809 West Chicago Road, branch established on 2003/09/08. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $481.3 mil, Deposits: $399.3 mil, headquarters in Lagrange, IN, positive income, 14 total offices, Holding Company: F.S. Bancorp
  • Flagstar Bank, FSB: Sturgis Branch at 1372 S. Centerville Rd, branch established on 1998/07/20. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $13,623.5 mil, Deposits: $7,802.8 mil, headquarters in Troy, MI, negative income in the last year, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 135 total offices

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Sturgis, Michigan:

  • Quality Inn , 1301 S Centerville Rd, Sturgis, MI 49091 , Phone: (269) 651-7881, Fax: (269) 651-1856
  • Hampton Inn Sturgis , 71451 S Centerville Rd, Sturgis, MI 49091 , Phone: (269) 651-4210, Fax: (269) 651-7085
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in Sturgis, Michigan

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School Enrollment by Level of School (%)


Sturgis travel time to work - commute


Sturgis mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (86%)
  • Electricity (8%)
  • Other fuel (2%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
  • No fuel used (1%)
  • Wood (1%)

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Religion statistics for Sturgis (based on St. Joseph County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 34.52%
Here34.5%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchLutheran Church The Wesleyan ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)
Adherents34.2%10.7%10.4%5.6%5.3%
Congregations7.1%14.3%7.1%1.2%3.6%
NameChurch of the NazareneEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaOld Order AmishMissionary ChurchOther
Adherents4.1%3.3%2.6%2.5%21.3%
Congregations2.4%2.4%9.5%4.8%47.6%
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: 17
Here:

2.73 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

2.34 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
This county:

0.32 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 6
St. Joseph County:

0.96 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

1.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 24
This county:

3.85 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.99 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 41
St. Joseph County:

6.58 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

6.80 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
St. Joseph County:

9.4%
State:

9.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

29.1%
State:

29.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

22.0%
Michigan:

13.4%

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 18$84,871$56,5812$1,475
Police Protection - Officers 18$85,060$56,7070$0
Police - Other 5$13,638$32,7319$5,247
Firefighters 17$69,329$48,93812$3,731
Streets and Highways 12$50,647$50,6470$0
Sewerage 0$0 5$4,649
Parks and Recreation 3$9,750$39,0001$963
Housing and Community Development(Local) 3$9,429$37,7161$1,722
Electric Power 21$93,699$53,5420$0
Other and Unallocable 2$5,770$34,6200$0
Totals for Government 99$422,193$51,17530$17,787

Sturgis government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Construction - Hospitals: $4,627,000 ($425.12)
  • Current Operations - Hospitals: $37,389,000 ($3435.23)
    Electric Utilities: $14,777,000 ($1357.68)
    Police Protection: $2,064,000 ($189.64)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,608,000 ($147.74)
    Regular Highways: $1,488,000 ($136.71)
    Sewerage: $1,261,000 ($115.86)
    General - Other: $1,236,000 ($113.56)
    Local Fire Protection: $1,162,000 ($106.76)
    Water Utilities: $795,000 ($73.04)
    Health - Other: $562,000 ($51.64)
    Financial Administration: $524,000 ($48.14)
    Housing and Community Development: $422,000 ($38.77)
    Central Staff Services: $380,000 ($34.91)
    Libraries: $308,000 ($28.30)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $208,000 ($19.11)
    Air Transportation: $74,000 ($6.80)
    General Public Buildings: $58,000 ($5.33)
  • Electric Utilities - Interest on Debt: $383,000 ($35.19)
  • Employee Retirement - Total Cash and Deposits: $4,579,000 ($420.71)
    Benefit Payments: $1,861,000 ($170.98)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $228,000 ($20.95)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Electric Utilities: $1,213,000 ($111.45)
    Sewerage: $154,000 ($14.15)
    General - Other: $140,000 ($12.86)
    Housing and Community Development: $104,000 ($9.56)
    Water Utilities: $32,000 ($2.94)
    Libraries: $9,000 ($0.83)
    Parks and Recreation: $4,000 ($0.37)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $20,883,000 ($1918.69)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $46,000 ($4.23)

Sturgis government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Hospital Public: $39,068,000 ($3589.49)
    Sewerage: $1,617,000 ($148.57)
    All Other: $629,000 ($57.79)
    Parks and Recreation: $417,000 ($38.31)
    Housing and Community Development: $149,000 ($13.69)
  • Employee Retirement - Earnings on Investments (calculated): $5,168,000 ($474.83)
    From Parent Local Government: $1,959,000 ($179.99)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $475,000 ($43.64)
    Housing and Community Development: $194,000 ($17.82)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $817,000 ($75.06)
    Interest Earnings: $695,000 ($63.86)
    Sale of Property: $330,000 ($30.32)
    Donations From Private Sources: $281,000 ($25.82)
    Special Assessments: $231,000 ($21.22)
    Fines and Forfeits: $131,000 ($12.04)
    Rents: $5,000 ($0.46)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $17,803,000 ($1635.70)
    Water Utilities: $1,117,000 ($102.63)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $1,096,000 ($100.70)
    Highways: $820,000 ($75.34)
    All Other: $253,000 ($23.25)
    Housing and Community Development: $55,000 ($5.05)
  • Tax - Property: $4,255,000 ($390.94)
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $132,000 ($12.13)

Sturgis government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $21,340,000 ($1960.68)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $16,720,000 ($1536.20)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $11,545,000 ($1060.73)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,925,000 ($636.26)

Sturgis government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $0 ($0.00)
  • Employee Retirement - Total Other Securities: $45,962,000 ($4222.90)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $22,682,000 ($2083.98)

5.03% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($34,093 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.03%
Michigan average:

5.24%

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 Kalamazoo County, MI  0.81% ($32,618 average AGI)
from Cass County, MI  0.54% ($30,992)
from Branch County, MI  0.44% ($25,901)


5.84% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($29,988 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.84%
Michigan average:

5.98%

0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($275 average AGI)
St. Joseph County:

0.05%
Michigan average:

0.05%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Kalamazoo County, MI  1.06% ($31,423 average AGI)
to Elkhart County, IN  0.45% ($30,317)
to LaGrange County, IN  0.39% ($26,517)

Strongest AM radio stations in Sturgis:

  • WMSH-FM (99 AM; 1 kW; STURGIS, MI; Owner: LAKE CITIES BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WMSH (1230 AM; 1 kW; STURGIS, MI; Owner: LAKE CITIES BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WOWO (1190 AM; 50 kW; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: PATHFINDER COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WKLZ (1470 AM; 10 kW; KALAMAZOO, MI; Owner: FAIRFIELD BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WTVB (1590 AM; 5 kW; COLDWATER, MI; Owner: MIDWEST COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • WQSN (1660 AM; 10 kW; KALAMAZOO, MI; Owner: FAIRFIELD BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WKZO (590 AM; 5 kW; KALAMAZOO, MI; Owner: FAIRFIELD BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WFDF (910 AM; 50 kW; FLINT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WJR (760 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WFRN (1270 AM; 5 kW; ELKHART, IN)
  • WHLY (1580 AM; 10 kW; SOUTH BEND, IN; Owner: TIMES COMMUNICATIONS INC.)
  • WOAP (1080 AM; 50 kW; OWOSSO, MI)
  • WBCK (930 AM; 5 kW; BATTLE CREEK, MI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

Strongest FM radio stations in Sturgis:

  • WMSH-FM (99.3 FM; STURGIS, MI; Owner: LAKE CITIES BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WTHD (105.5 FM; LAGRANGE, IN; Owner: LAKE CITIES BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WCVM (94.7 FM; BRONSON, MI; Owner: CSN INTERNATIONAL)
  • WQKO (91.9 FM; HOWE, IN; Owner: CSN INTERNATIONAL)
  • WLKM-FM (95.9 FM; THREE RIVERS, MI; Owner: IMPACT RADIO, LLC)
  • WRKR (107.7 FM; PORTAGE, MI; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WBOI (91.3 FM; ORLAND, IN; Owner: PUBLIC BROADCASTING OF NORTHEAST INDIANA, INC)
  • WHWE (89.7 FM; HOWE, IN; Owner: HOWE MILITARY SCHOOL)
  • WNSN (101.5 FM; SOUTH BEND, IN; Owner: WSBT, INC.)
  • WBYT (100.7 FM; ELKHART, IN; Owner: PATHFINDER COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WLKI (100.3 FM; ANGOLA, IN; Owner: LAKE CITIES BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WLEG (102.7 FM; LIGONIER, IN; Owner: PATHFINDER COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WBTU (93.3 FM; KENDALLVILLE, IN; Owner: ARTISTIC MEDIA PARTNERS, INC.)
  • WNWN-FM (98.5 FM; COLDWATER, MI; Owner: MIDWEST COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • WZOW (97.7 FM; GOSHEN, IN; Owner: ARTISTIC MEDIA PARTNERS, INC.)
  • WFRN-FM (104.7 FM; ELKHART, IN; Owner: PROGRESSIVE BROADCASTING SYSTEM, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Sturgis:

  • WMWB-LP (Channel 25; SOUTH BEND, IN; Owner: WMWB-TV LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WNIT (Channel 34; SOUTH BEND, IN; Owner: MICHIANA PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WSJV (Channel 28; ELKHART, IN; Owner: WSJV TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WHME-TV (Channel 46; SOUTH BEND, IN; Owner: LESEA BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WNDU-TV (Channel 16; SOUTH BEND, IN; Owner: MICHIANA TELECASTING CORP.)
  • W26BX (Channel 26; KALAMAZOO, MI; Owner: TCT OF MICHIGAN, INC.)
  • WBND-LP (Channel 57; SOUTH BEND, IN; Owner: WBND-TV LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WSBT-TV (Channel 22; SOUTH BEND, IN; Owner: WSBT, INC.)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)


See more detailed statistics of Sturgis fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Sturgis)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 70 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 15 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Sturgis, MI)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 7 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 6 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 71 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Sturgis)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 3 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Sturgis)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 25 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 81
  • Hazardous Condition: 86
  • Service Call: 44
  • Good Intent Call: 3

Incident types - Sturgis


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Sturgis, MI

Most common first names in Sturgis, MI among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Robert12370.9 years
John11675.6 years
Mary10978.9 years
William8376.2 years
Charles7877.2 years
James6868.5 years
Helen6882.1 years
Dorothy6477.1 years
Richard6169.5 years
Ruth5478.3 years
Most common last names in Sturgis, MI among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Miller7076.6 years
Smith6375.3 years
Jones2875.1 years
Kline2379.6 years
Yoder2379.4 years
King2277.4 years
Myers2178.1 years
Brown2180.7 years
Johnson2076.2 years
Holtz2075.6 years
Businesses in Sturgis, MI
NameCountNameCount
AMF Bowling1MasterBrand Cabinets4
AT&T1Maurices1
Applebee's1McDonald's1
AutoZone1Nike1
Burger King1Pizza Hut1
Dairy Queen1RadioShack1
FedEx2Rite Aid1
GNC1Sears1
GameStop1Sprint Nextel1
H&R Block1T-Mobile1
Jones New York1Taco Bell1
KFC1U-Haul1
Kmart1UPS4
Kroger1Walgreens1
La-Z-Boy1Walmart1
Lane Furniture2Wendy's1
Little Caesars Pizza1
Browse common businesses in Sturgis, MI

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  • Craig L. Crabill (1)
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  • Brian Harker (1)
  • William Jacob Prichard (1)

Total of 18 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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