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Overview

Introduction to Sturtevant, Wisconsin

Sturtevant, Wisconsin, in Racine county, is 6 miles W of Racine, Wisconsin and 23 miles S of Milwaukee, Wisconsin. As of the year 2000 census, 5,287 people lived in Sturtevant.

Sturtevant History

Sturtevant was originally known as Parkersville. The village was renamed Corliss in 1901 and got its present name in 1923.

Sturtevant and nearby Attractions

  • Richard Bong State Recreation Area
  • Betty Brinn Children's Museum
  • Illinois Beach State Park
  • Fort Hill Heritage Museum
  • Big Foot Beach State Park
  • Waukesha County Historical Society and Museum

Things To Do In Sturtevant

While in Sturtevant, one can visit places like the Racine Zoological Gardens, the Dairyland Greyhound Park and the Big Foot Beach State Park. Local museums include the Chester Gould Dick Tracy Museum, the Waukesha County Historical Society and Museum, the Kenosha Public Museum and the Fort Hill Heritage Museum. Golfers can enjoy a round at the Petrifying Springs Golf Course, the Shoop Park Golf Club or at the Washington Park Golf Course.

Sturtevant Transportation

General Mitchell International is the nearest major airport.

Sturtevant Higher Education

The Gateway Technical College, the College of Lake County and the Milwaukee Area Technical College are some of the local colleges.

People

Total Population 6,983
Male Share of the Population 63.4%
Female Share of the Population 36.6%
Senior Citizens 10%
Employed Population 16+ 2,662
Age of the Population 38

Families

% of people married 38%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 17.6%
Median Earnings25+ $39,096
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $12,083
Median Earnings With High School Degree $32,608

Wealth

Median Family Income $71,803
% Above Poverty Level 94.7%
% Below Poverty Level 5.3%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 22 minutes
% Working from Home 1.8%
% Walking and Biking to Work 2%
% Using Public Transportation 0.4%

Housing

People Living Alone 28.3%
Median Gross Rent $966
Median House Value $138,200

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 25%
US/American 0.1%
English 4.5%
Irish 8.3%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Sturtevant Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 6 miles W of Racine, Wisconsin (center to center)
Nearest Large City 23 miles S of Milwaukee, Wisconsin
County Racine
Standard Zip Codes 53177
Phone Area Codes 262
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 42.698
Longitude -87.894

Sturtevant Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station RACINE
Distance 5.7 miles
Jan Temp 13 to 28 F
Apr Temp 37 to 51 F
Jul Temp 64 to 79 F
Oct Temp 44 to 59 F
Annual Precip 35.3 inches
Station ANTIOCH
Distance 18.2 miles
Jan Temp 11 to 28 F
Apr Temp 37 to 56 F
Jul Temp 62 to 82 F
Oct Temp 42 to 61 F
Annual Precip 36.5 inches
Station LAKE VILLA 2 NE
Distance 20.3 miles
Jan Temp 12 to 28 F
Apr Temp 36 to 56 F
Jul Temp 62 to 82 F
Oct Temp 42 to 60 F
Annual Precip 35.5 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Kenosha 99,897 $60,128
Oak Creek 34,974 $83,229
Paddock Lake 3,005 $72,311
Pleasant Prairie 20,217 $88,734
Racine 78,127 $51,034

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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Sturtevant High Schools

RACINE CORRECTIONAL INST
2019 WISCONSIN ST
262-886-3214
A Non-traditional School
Serves 10 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 50

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