Sturgeon, Missouri

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Sturgeon, Missouri

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Comparative Profile of Sturgeon, Missouri

Comparing Sturgeon to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Missouri (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Senior Citizens 6 6
Male Share of the Population 6 7
Well-Paid Single Women 6 6
Well-Paid Single Men 6 7
Female Share of the Population 5 4
Children Under 5 Years Old 5 3
Age of the Population 4 5
Racial Diversity 3 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 5 7
Average Household Size 5 6


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People in Middle Class or Better 7 8
People Above Poverty 7 8
Median Family Income 7 8
College Educated Adults 3 4

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 6 7
Walking and Biking to Work 4 4
Public Transportation Use 3 3
Short Commute Times 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Rents 8 7
Affordability of Property Taxes 8 6
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 8 6
Housing Recently Built 6 6
People Living Alone 6 5
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 6 8


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Low Violent Crime 4 4
Low Property Crime 3 3

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Sturgeon Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 19 miles N of Columbia, Missouri (center to center)
Nearest Large City 115 miles W of St. Louis, Missouri
County Boone
Metro Area Columbia
Standard Zip Codes 65284
Phone Area Codes 573
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 39.234
Longitude -92.28

Sturgeon Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 15 miles
Jan Temp 19 to 36 F
Apr Temp 44 to 66 F
Jul Temp 68 to 89 F
Oct Temp 47 to 68 F
Annual Precip 40 inches
Station MEXICO
Distance 21.6 miles
Jan Temp 16 to 35 F
Apr Temp 40 to 65 F
Jul Temp 65 to 89 F
Oct Temp 42 to 68 F
Annual Precip 39.4 inches
Distance 29.1 miles
Jan Temp 18 to 37 F
Apr Temp 43 to 66 F
Jul Temp 66 to 89 F
Oct Temp 44 to 68 F
Annual Precip 40.2 inches
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Sturgeon Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 944 100%
Male 455 48.2%
Female 489 51.8%
Under 18 236 25%
18+ 708 75%
65+ 155 16.4%
Median Age 36.3
Average Family Size 2.91
White 919 97.4%
African-American 5 0.5%
Asian 2 0.2%
American Indian & Alaskan 6 0.6%
Other 4 0.4%
Mixed Race 8 0.8%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 4 0.4%

Estimated Sturgeon Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 913
Growth -31
Growth % -3.3%

Sturgeon Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
US/American 30.3%
German 25.4%
Irish 12.2%
English 10.9%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 8.8%
French (except Basque) 2.9%
European 2.7%
Scotch-Irish 1.9%
Polish 1.3%
Italian 1.3%
Welsh 0.6%
Norwegian 0.6%
Scottish 0.4%
Dutch 0.4%
Pennsylvania German 0.4%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Sturgeon, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Riggs (65284)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Sturgeon 944 $44,196
Centralia 3,774 $40,671
Clark 275 $34,167
Hallsville 978 $49,531
Harrisburg 184 $44,167
Higbee 623 $31,806
Renick 221 $37,500
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Sturgeon High Schools (2004)

Title I eligible, not participating.
Serves 169 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 15.5

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