Sturgeon Bay demographics profile

StatisticSturgeon BayWisconsinNational
Population density (sq mi)9168791
Median age44.539.137.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)66%57%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1840%43%43%
Speak English94%91%79%
Speak Spanish3%5%13%
Sturgeon Bay, WI has a population of 9,007 and is the 4,261st largest city in the United States. The population density is 916 per sq mi which is 948% higher than the Wisconsin average and 911% higher than the national average. The median age in Sturgeon Bay is 45 which is approximately 14% higher than the Wisconsin average of 39. In Sturgeon Bay, 66% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 94% speak English and 3% speak Spanish. 70% of Sturgeon Bay residents were born in Wisconsin, 26% were born out of state, 1% were born outside of the United States and 3% were foreign born.
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  • The population density in Sturgeon Bay is 948% higher than Wisconsin.
  • The median age in Sturgeon Bay is 14% higher than Wisconsin.
  • In Sturgeon Bay 94.54% of the population is White.
  • In Sturgeon Bay 1.54% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Sturgeon Bay 1.20% of the population is Asian.

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Sturgeon Bay population breakdown by race

RaceSturgeon BayWisconsinNational
Black or African American1.54%6.29%12.63%
American Indian0.27%0.89%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.00%0.02%0.18%
Mixed race2.34%2.19%3.06%
Other race0.11%1.83%4.75%
In Sturgeon Bay, 4.2% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

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Source: The Sturgeon Bay, WI demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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