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Sturgis is a city in Meade County, in the Rapid City metro area.
It is the county seat.
The community was named for Lt. Jack Sturgis, officer killed at the Battle of the Little Bighorn; or for his father Major Samuel D. Sturgis.
The latitude of Sturgis is 44.409N. The longitude is -103.508W.It is in the Mountain Standard time zone. Elevation is 3,422 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 6,389.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Sturgis demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Meade 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 57785 ZIP code.
31% of Sturgis residents report German ancestry, and 12% 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 $16,763, compared with $21,587 nationally.
13% 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 $294. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $802.
Libraries in Sturgis include Sturgis Public Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Sturgis include Meade County Times-Tribune
Meade 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 17 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
Hotels in Sturgis include Super 8.
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