Sturgis, MS Profile: Facts & Data

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Sturgis, Mississippi - Basic Facts

The Town of Sturgis had a population of 262 as of July 1, 2018. Sturgis ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Mississippi. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Sturgis is located at latitude 33.3452 and longitude -89.0458 in Oktibbeha County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Sturgis (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.29 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Oktibbeha County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 338 feet.

The Town of Sturgis (GNIS ID: 2406676) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Town of Sturgis is located within Supervisor District 4, a minor civil division (MCD) of Oktibbeha County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Sturgis: Palestine.

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Sturgis, MS Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)

POPULATION

Total Population 262
Population in Households 262
Population in Familes 213
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 203
Diversity Index3 36
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $24,057
Average Household Income $38,647
Per Capita Income $16,551

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 140 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 94 (67.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 27 (19.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 20 (14.3%)
Median Home Value $103,030
Average Home Value $103,989
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 120
Average Household Size 2.18
Family Households 79
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.38% 0.53%
Households 0.41% 0.66%
Families 0.96% 0.5%
Median Household Income   5.32%
Per Capita Income   2.51%

Sturgis, MS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Sturgis to the other 362 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Mississippi by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 324 11th
Population Density # 293 19th
Diversity Index # 260 28th
Median Household Income # 320 12th
Per Capita Income # 282 22nd

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