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Sturgeon is a city in Boone County, in the Columbia metro area.
The community was named after I.H. Sturgeon, railroad superintendent
The latitude of Sturgeon is 39.234N. The longitude is -92.28W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 840 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 941.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Sturgeon demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Boone County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Columbia area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 65284 ZIP code.
24% of Sturgeon residents report German ancestry, and 17% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Sturgeon ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Sturgeon was $15,830, compared with $21,587 nationally.
10% of Sturgeon residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Sturgeon, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $267. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $625.
Boone County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Sturgeon political report.
The average commute time for Sturgeon workers is 30 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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