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Sturgis is a city in Union County.
The community was named for Alida Livingston Sturgis, wife of railroad company president
The latitude of Sturgis is 37.546N. The longitude is -87.983W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 371 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 2,027.
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9% of Sturgis residents report German ancestry, and 10% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Sturgis ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Sturgis was $14,124, compared with $21,587 nationally.
9% of Sturgis residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in Sturgis, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $262. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $597.
Libraries in Sturgis include Sturgis Branch ... View libraries
Union County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Sturgis political report.
The average commute time for Sturgis workers is 20 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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