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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 6,981
Male Share of the Population 62.9%
Female Share of the Population 37.1%
Senior Citizens 9.3%
Employed Population 16+ 2,598
Age of the Population 37

Families

% of people married 39.2%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 15.6%
Median Earnings25+ $37,490
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $15,875
Median Earnings With High School Degree $34,135

Wealth

Median Family Income $70,801
% Above Poverty Level 92%
% Below Poverty Level 8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 23 minutes
% Working from Home 2.6%
% Walking and Biking to Work 1.7%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 29%
Median Gross Rent $1,015
Median House Value $141,300

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 25.9%
US/American 0.1%
English 4.4%
Irish 8.4%

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 99,709 $59,372
Oak Creek 34,823 $83,063
Paddock Lake 2,999 $69,132
Pleasant Prairie 20,015 $87,059
Racine 78,347 $50,108
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