Sturgis, SD

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Population

6,715

0.0596% growth

Median Age

41.3


Median Household Income

$37,388

0.796% decline

Poverty Rate

11.9%


Number of Employees

3,280

0.183% growth

Median Property Value

$147,100

3.92% decline

About

In 2017, Sturgis, SD had a population of 6.72k people with a median age of 41.3 and a median household income of $37,388. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Sturgis, SD grew from 6,711 to 6,715, a 0.0596% increase and its median household income declined from $37,688 to $37,388, a -0.796% decrease.

The population of Sturgis, SD is 90.6% White Alone, 4.07% Hispanic or Latino, and 3.99% Two or More Races. N/A% of the people in Sturgis, SD speak a non-English language, and 100% are U.S. citizens.

The median property value in Sturgis, SD is $147,100, and the homeownership rate is 62.6%. Most people in Sturgis, SD commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 16.1 minutes. The average car ownership in Sturgis, SD is 2 cars per household.

About the photo: An old school no longer in operation, at the junction of SD Highways 26 & 45, north of Miller, SD

Economy

The economy of Sturgis, SD employs 3.28k people. The largest industries in Sturgis, SD are Health Care & Social Assistance (457 people), Construction (363 people), and Retail Trade (353 people), and the highest paying industries are Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($55,893), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting ($45,583), and Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($41,979).

Median household income in Sturgis, SD is $37,388. Males in Sturgis, SD have an average income that is 1.35 times higher than the average income of females, which is $39,572. The income inequality in Sturgis, SD (measured using the Gini index) is 0.435, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$37,388

2017 value

± $6,371

-0.796%

1 Year Growth

± 22.2%

Households in Sturgis, SD have a median annual income of $37,388, which is less than the median annual income of $61,937 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $37,688 in 2016, which represents a -0.796% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$53,488

Average Male Salary

± $2,938

$39,572

Average Female Salary

± $2,295

In 2017, full-time male employees in South Dakota made 1.35 times more than female employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. White

    $42,150 ± $1,819

  2. Asian

    $33,786 ± $14,642

  3. Black

    $29,266 ± $9,870

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of South Dakota workers was White. These workers were paid 1.25 times more than Asian workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Sturgis, SD is from South Dakota.

0.435

2017 Wage GINI

0.433

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in South Dakota was 0.435 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.439% growth from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even.

The 2017 the GINI for South Dakota was lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in South Dakota in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in South Dakota across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

  1. Census Tract 203.02

  2. Census Tract 203.01

  3. Census Tract 205

In 2017, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Sturgis, SD was Census Tract 203.02 with a value of $66,687, followed by Census Tract 203.01 and Census Tract 205, with respective values of $63,227 and $52,069.

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Males 35 - 44

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

11.9% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Sturgis, SD (786 out of 6.58k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 13.1%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Males 35 - 44, followed by Females 35 - 44 and then Females 5.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty

  1. White

    553 ± 183

  2. Two Or More

    143 ± 143

  3. Hispanic

    90 ± 115

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Sturgis, SD is White, followed by Two Or More and Hispanic.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

3.28k

2017 Value

± 439

0.183%

1 Year growth

± 19%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Sturgis, SD grew at a rate of 0.183%, from 3.27k employees to 3.28k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Sturgis, SD, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (411 people), Management Occupations (379 people), and Personal Care & Service Occupations (263 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Sturgis, SD.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Sturgis, SD, by number of employees, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (411 people), Management Occupations (379 people), and Personal Care & Service Occupations (263 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Sturgis, SD has an unusually high number of residents working as Farming, Fishing, & Forestry Occupations (4.2 times higher than expected), Fire Fighting & Prevention, & Other Protective Service Workers Including Supervisors (2.33 times), and Personal Care & Service Occupations (2.14 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Sturgis, SD, by median earnings, are Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations ($87,132), Healthcare Practitioners & Technical Occupations ($71,750), and Law Enforcement Workers Including Supervisors ($56,250).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

3.28k

2017 Value

± 439

0.183%

1 Year growth

± 19%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Sturgis, SD grew at a rate of 0.183%, from 3.27k employees to 3.28k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Sturgis, SD, are Health Care & Social Assistance (457 people), Construction (363 people), and Retail Trade (353 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Sturgis, SD, though some of these residents may live in Sturgis, SD and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in Sturgis, SD, by number of employees, are Health Care & Social Assistance (457 people), Construction (363 people), and Retail Trade (353 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Sturgis, SD has an unusually high number of Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (5.03 times higher than expected), Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation (2.54 times), and Construction (1.77 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Sturgis, SD, by median earnings, are Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($55,893), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting ($45,583), and Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($41,979).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from South Dakota to other states, or from other states to South Dakota.

Top Domestic Production in Dollars

  1. $11.8B

  2. $4.58B

  3. $4.53B

In 2015, the top outbound South Dakota product (by dollars) was Cereal grains with $11.8B, followed by Live animals/fish ($4.58B) and Coal-n.e.c. ($4.53B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound South Dakota products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$66.6B

2020 Value

$92.2B

Projected 2045 Value

38.4% growth

In 2020, total outbound South Dakota trade was $66.6B. This is expected to increase 38.4% to $92.2B by 2045.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound South Dakota trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from South Dakota to other states, or from other states to South Dakota.

Most Common Trade Partners

  1. $8.77B

  2. $2.47B

  3. $2.17B

In 2015, the top outbound South Dakota domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Minnesota with $8.77B, followed by Iowa with $2.47B and Nebraska and $2.17B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that South Dakota shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Health

83.5% of the population of Sturgis, SD has health coverage, with 36.3% on employee plans, 15.5% on Medicaid, 14.2% on Medicare, 13.8% on non-group plans, and 3.67% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in the place of Sturgis, SD was $8,933 in 2014. This is a 4.52% increase from the previous year ($8,547).

Primary care physicians in Sturgis, SD see 1293 patients per year on average, which represents a 2.85% decrease from the previous year (1331 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1714 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 610 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Oglala Lakota County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (17.1%). Additionally, Ziebach County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (44.5%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,293 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in South Dakota see an average of 1,293 patients per year. This represents a 2.85% decrease from the previous year (1,331 patients).

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.

State with the Highest Prevalence

  1. 8.26% of the population affected

  2. 8.13% of the population affected

  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

The following map shows the percent of individuals with major depressive episode by state over multiple years.

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.

Most prevalent states

  1. 19.2% of adults

  2. 17.9% of adults

  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

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Health Care Spending

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$8,933

Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

$4,335

Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care

$7,056

Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care

$9,315

Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in South Dakota (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 4.52%, from $8,547 to $8,933.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

16.5%

Uninsured

36.3%

Employer Coverage

15.5%

Medicaid

14.2%

Medicare

13.8%

Non-Group

3.67%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Sturgis, SD grew by 14% from 14.5% to 16.5%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Sturgis, SD changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Risks

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Most at risk counties

  1. 17.1% prevalence

  2. 16.6% prevalence

  3. 16.4% prevalence

Oglala Lakota County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in South Dakota, at 17.1%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in South Dakota by county over multiple years.

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Diversity

Sturgis, SD is home to a population of 6.72k people, from which 100% are citizens. As of 2017, 1.61% of Sturgis, SD residents were born outside of the country (108 people).

The ethnic composition of the population of Sturgis, SD is composed of 6.08k White Alone residents (90.6%), 273 Hispanic or Latino residents (4.07%), 268 Two or More Races residents (3.99%), 43 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0.64%), 29 Asian Alone residents (0.432%), 21 Black or African American Alone residents (0.313%), 0 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0%), and 0 Some Other Race Alone residents (0%).

Age

Age by Nativity

41

Median Native-Born Age

± 6.5

65

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 34.4

In 2017, the median age of all people in Sturgis, SD was 41.3. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 41, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 65. But people in Sturgis, SD are getting getting younger. In 2016, the average age of all Sturgis, SD residents was 42.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

1.61%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

108 people

0%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

0 people

As of 2017, 1.61% of Sturgis, SD residents (108 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Sturgis, SD was 0%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin

  1. Mexico

    3,093 ± 1,363 people

  2. Ethiopia

    2,119 ± 1,129 people

  3. China

    1,741 ± 1,023 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of South Dakota was Mexico, the natal country of 3,093 South Dakota residents, followed by Ethiopia with 2,119 and China with 1,741.

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Citizenship

100%

2017 Citizenship

100%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 100% of Sturgis, SD residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.2%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Sturgis, SD was 100%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been maintaining.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    6.08k ± 246

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    273 ± 177

  3. Two or More Races

    268 ± 178

In 2017, there were 22.3 times more White Alone residents (6.08k people) in Sturgis, SD than any other race or ethnicity. There were 273 Hispanic or Latino and 268 Two or More Races residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    219 ± 114

  2. Gulf War (2001-)

    102 ± 66

  3. Korea

    101 ± 57

Sturgis, SD has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.15 times greater than any other conflict.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Sturgis, SD was $147,100 in 2017, which is 0.64 times smaller than the national average of $229,700. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $153,100 to $147,100, a 3.92% decrease. The homeownership rate in Sturgis, SD is 62.6%, which is lower than the national average of 63.9%. People in Sturgis, SD have an average commute time of 16.1 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Sturgis, SD is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$147,100

2017 Median

± $12,370

$153,100

2016 Median

± $14,926

In 2017, the median property value in Sturgis, SD declined from to $147,100 from the previous year's value of $153,100.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Sturgis, SD compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Sturgis, SD the largest share of households have a property value in the $125k - $150k range.

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Household Income

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$37,388

Median Household Income

± $6,371

2.97k

Number of Households

± 416

In 2017, the median household income of the 2.97k households in Sturgis, SD declined from $37,388 from the previous year's value of $37,688.

The following chart displays the households in Sturgis, SD distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $60k - $75k range.

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Property Taxes

$2k - $3k

Average Range

This chart shows the households in Sturgis, SD distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Sturgis, SD the largest share of households pay taxes in the $2k - $3k range.

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Rent vs Own

62.6%

2017 Homeownership

55.9%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 62.6% of the housing units in Sturgis, SD were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 55.9%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is lower than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Sturgis, SD compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

16.1 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Sturgis, SD have a shorter commute time (16.1 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 0.873% of the workforce in Sturgis, SD have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    79.2%

  2. Worked At Home

    9.35%

  3. Carpooled

    7.73%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Sturgis, SD was Drove Alone (79.2%), followed by those who Worked At Home (9.35%) and those who Carpooled (7.73%).

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars

Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Sturgis, SD distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Sturgis, SD have 2 cars, followed by 3 cars.

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