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Sturgeon Bay is a city in Door County.
It is the county seat.
The community was named not only because the fish were abundant here, but because some thought the bay was shaped like a sturgeon.
[NOTE: This is not the only community in Wisconsin named Sturgeon Bay. For links to other places called Sturgeon Bay, WI, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Sturgeon Bay is 44.834N. The longitude is -87.376W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 604 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 9,484.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Sturgeon Bay demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Door County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 54235 ZIP code.
37% of Sturgeon Bay residents report German ancestry, and 8% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Sturgeon Bay ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Sturgeon Bay was $18,899, compared with $21,587 nationally.
17% of Sturgeon Bay residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in Sturgeon Bay, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $367. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $831.
Libraries in Sturgeon Bay include Door County Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Sturgeon Bay include Door County Advocate
Door County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Sturgeon Bay political report.
The average commute time for Sturgeon Bay workers is 13 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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