The City of Sturgis, Meade County, and the State of South Dakota have maintained consistent growth over the past 30 years. Unemployment remains significantly lower than national average. South Dakota is a “right-to-work” state, with a solid work ethic. Area workers enjoy a short commute time, average of 18 minutes.
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|Year||Sturgis City||Meade County||South Dakota|
|2010||6,627 (+2.9)||25,434 (+4.9)||814,180 (+7.9)|
Source: census.gov 6/2011