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Sturtevant is a village in Racine County, Wisconsin, United States. The population was 5,287 at the 2000 census.


Location of Sturtevant, Wisconsin

Sturtevant is located at 42°41′56″N, 87°53′57″W (42.698819, -87.899202)GR1.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 8.0 km² (3.1 mi²), all land.


As of the censusGR2 of 2000, there were 5,287 people, 1,477 households, and 1,057 families residing in the village. The population density was 662.8/km² (1,717.7/mi²). There were 1,521 housing units at an average density of 190.7/km² (494.2/mi²). The racial makeup of the village was 80.25% White, 15.79% African American, 1.15% Native American, 0.40% Asian, 0.21% Pacific Islander, 0.83% from other races, and 1.36% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 5.73% of the population.

There were 1,477 households out of which 36.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 54.0% were married couples living together, 12.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 28.4% were non-families. 22.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 6.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.62 and the average family size was 3.06.

In the village the population was spread out with 20.0% under the age of 18, 12.9% from 18 to 24, 40.7% from 25 to 44, 19.8% from 45 to 64, and 6.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 34 years. For every 100 females there were 180.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 205.6 males.

The median income for a household in the village was $51,492, and the median income for a family was $56,563. Males had a median income of $37,273 versus $27,009 for females. The per capita income for the village was $16,093. About 3.8% of families and 6.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including 8.3% of those under age 18 and 11.4% of those age 65 or over.