Sturgeon Bay, WI Population

Population: 9,437. Estimated population in July 2020: 9,180 (-2.7% change)
Males: 4,532 (48.0%), Females: 4,905 (52.0%)

Door County

Zip code: 54235

Median resident age: 40.3 years
Median household income: $31,935
Median house value: $89,700

Races in Sturgeon Bay:

  • White Non-Hispanic (96.7%)
  • Hispanic (1.3%)
  • American Indian (1.2%)
  • Two or more races (0.8%)

Ancestries: German (46.0%), Irish (10.9%), Norwegian (10.6%), English (7.3%), French (6.8%), Polish (5.0%).

Elevation: 588 feet

Land area: 9.6 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Sturgeon Bay

  • High school or higher: 86.0%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 17.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.0%
  • Unemployed: 6.5%
  • Mean travel time to work: 12.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Sturgeon Bay city

  • Never married: 24.5%
  • Now married: 52.9%
  • Separated: 0.4%
  • Widowed: 9.7%
  • Divorced: 12.5%

1.6% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: +237 (+2.6%).

Hospitals

Hospital/medical center in Sturgeon Bay:

  • DOOR COUNTY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL 144 (323 SOUTH 18TH AVENUE)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Sturgeon Bay:

  • BAY AREA MEDICAL CENTER MARINETTE (about 27 miles; MARINETTE, WI)
  • OCONTO MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 37 miles; OCONTO, WI)
  • AURORA BAYCARE MEDICAL CTR (about 45 miles; GREEN BAY, WI)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Sturgeon Bay:

  • MENOMINEE-MARINETTE TWIN COUNTY (about 27 miles; MENOMINEE, MI; Abbreviation: MNM)
  • AUSTIN STRAUBEL INTERNATIONAL (about 57 miles; GREEN BAY, WI; Abbreviation: GRB)
  • DELTA COUNTY (about 64 miles; ESCANABA, MI; Abbreviation: ESC)
Other public-use airports nearest to Sturgeon Bay:

  • DOOR COUNTY CHERRYLAND (about 4 miles; STURGEON BAY, WI; Abbreviation: SUE)
  • EPHRAIM-FISH CREEK (about 25 miles; EPHRAIM, WI; Abbreviation: 3D2)
  • SWEETWATER BAY (about 31 miles; OCONTO, WI; Abbreviation: 30W)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Sturgeon Bay:

  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-GREEN BAY (about 45 miles; GREEN BAY, WI; Full-time enrollment: 4,794)
  • NORTHEAST WISCONSIN TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 51 miles; GREEN BAY, WI; Full-time enrollment: 4,198)
  • SAINT NORBERT COLLEGE (about 57 miles; DE PERE, WI; Full-time enrollment: 2,031)
  • LAKELAND COLLEGE (about 79 miles; SHEBOYGAN, WI; Full-time enrollment: 2,103)
  • FOX VALLEY TECHNICAL COLLEGE AT APPLETON (about 80 miles; APPLETON, WI; Full-time enrollment: 3,364)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-OSHKOSH (about 97 miles; OSHKOSH, WI; Full-time enrollment: 9,057)
  • MORAINE PARK TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 110 miles; FOND DU LAC, WI; Full-time enrollment: 3,037)

Schools

Public high schools in Sturgeon Bay:

  • STURGEON BAY HI (Students: 532; Location: 1230 MICHIGAN ST; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • SEVASTOPOL HI (Students: 252; Location: 4550 HIGHWAY 57; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • DOOR COUNTY CHARTER (Students: 13; Location: 827 N 8TH AVE; Grades: 09 – 12)
Private high school in Sturgeon Bay:

  • PENINSULA CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 8; Location: 1715 MICHIGAN ST; Grades: 3 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Sturgeon Bay:

  • WALKER MID (Students: 293; Location: 19 N 14TH AVE; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • SEVASTOPOL EL (Students: 286; Location: 4550 HIGHWAY 57; Grades: PK – 06)
  • SUNRISE EL (Students: 221; Location: 1414 RHODE ISLAND ST; Grades: 03 – 05)
  • SAWYER EL (Students: 195; Location: 60 WILLOW DR; Grades: KG – 02)
  • SUNSET EL (Students: 107; Location: 827 N 8TH AVE; Grades: PK – PK)
  • SEVASTOPOL JR (Students: 98; Location: 4550 HIGHWAY 57; Grades: 07 – 08)
  • SEVASTOPOL SPECIAL EDUCATION (Students: 11; Location: 4550 HIGHWAY 57; Grades: PK – PK)
Private primary/middle schools in Sturgeon Bay:

  • CORPUS CHRISTI ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 158; Location: 15 N ELGIN AVE; Grades: KG – 8)
  • ST PETERS LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 89; Location: 116 W MAPLE ST; Grades: PK – 8)
  • SAINT JOSEPH SCHOOL (Students: 82; Location: 130 NORTH FIFTH AVENUE; Grades: KG – 8)
  • SS PETER & PAUL ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 74; Location: 4761 DUNN ROAD; Grades: 1 – 8)

Libraries

Library in Sturgeon Bay:

  • DOOR COUNTY LIBRARY (Operating income: $1,122,840; Location: 107 S. 4TH AVE.; 129,114 books; 4,215 audio materials; 6,264 video materials; 466 serial subscriptions)