For population 25 years and over in Sturgis:
For population 15 years and over in Sturgis city:
75 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $2,400 (1.8%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Rapid City, SD (27.2 miles , pop. 59,607).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: West Adams, CO (322.7 miles , pop. 259,628).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (817.7 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: Whitewood, SD (2.6 miles ), Deadwood, SD (3.3 miles ), Central City, SD (3.6 miles) , Lead, SD (3.6 miles ), Spearfish, SD (4.2 miles ), Nisland, SD (4.3 miles ), North Spearfish, SD (4.4 miles ), Fruitdale, SD (4.5 miles) .
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 44.41 N, Longitude: 103.52 W
Daytime population change due to commuting: -1 (-0.0%)
Area code: 605
City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.
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Crime rate in Sturgis detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 19 (16 officers).
Population change in the 1990s: +369 (+6.1%).
Work and jobs in Sturgis: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Sturgis, South Dakota
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Sturgis-area historical tornado activity is below South Dakota state average. It is 39% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 7/18/1965, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 13.2 miles away from the Sturgis city center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.
On 7/12/1965, a category F3 tornado 19.9 miles away from the city center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Sturgis-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above South Dakota state average. It is 91% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 1/28/1990 at 04:59:59, a magnitude 4.0 (3.9 LG, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 91.2 miles away from the city center
On 2/6/1996 at 16:08:36, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 31.5 miles away from Sturgis center
On 4/9/1996 at 02:48:08, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 97.2 miles away from the city center
On 2/7/2007 at 10:35:58, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 53.3 miles away from the city center
On 3/2/1990 at 04:15:27, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 92.1 miles away from Sturgis center
On 5/3/1996 at 07:47:51, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 97.7 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), local magnitude (ML)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Meade County (15) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 2
Causes of natural disasters: Winter Storms: 5, Floods: 3, Storms: 3, Fires: 2, Floods: 2, Blizzard: 1, Flash Flood: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Snow: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Mudslide: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Airports and heliports located in Sturgis:
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Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 32.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 20.3 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 16.3. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 20.3 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2004 was 6.28. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 20.3 miles away from the city center.
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 17.5%
(15.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 11.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 41.2% for American Indian residents, 59.4% for two or more races residents)
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Sturgis compared to South Dakota state average:
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Religion statistics for Sturgis (based on Meade County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 39.65%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 5
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 11
Number of full-service restaurants: 16
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Sturgis government finances in 2004(per resident):
14.16% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($33,707 average adjusted gross income)
0.91% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,866 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
15.32% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($30,653 average adjusted gross income)
1.20% of residents moved to foreign countries ($2,351 average AGI)
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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See more detailed statistics of Sturgis fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 20See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Sturgis, SD
Total length: 72 meters (236ft)
Total costs: $1,451,000
Total average daily traffic: 84,772
Total average daily truck traffic: 8,687
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Sturgis)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 38 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Sturgis, SD)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 7 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 6 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 29 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Sturgis)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 32 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Sturgis)
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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Total of 5 patent applications in 2008-2014.