Situated in St. Joseph County, the community of Sturgis, MI offers ample opportunities for its residents. As the largest town in the county, it serves as a hub for the economic and cultural opportunities of the region. The appealing mix of culture, down-home charm and specialty shopping options make Sturgis real estate the choice for many who live in St. Joseph County.
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Sturgis is an urban location that is home to 10,928 people as of 2013. The community has a median age of 32.1 years, younger than the 39.6 years of the state as a whole. The population is holding relatively steady as people find Sturgis a good place to put down roots and raise their families. Sturgis real estate options include established single-family homes, including historic properties, as well as newly built properties and condos in modern neighborhoods. The average price of homes in Sturgis is $79,000. Browse the newest homes for sale in Sturgis, MI.
School-aged children in Sturgis attend schools in the Sturgis Public School District. Of the schools in the district, Nottawa Community School receives some of the highest rankings from area parents. Sturgis has a number of private schools, including Lake Area Christian School and New Dawn School, for those who want an alternate education option. After graduation, students can attend Glen Oaks Community College in nearby Centreville—just eight miles from Sturgis. Find homes for sale in Sturgis by school district.
As the largest city in St. Joseph County, Sturgis attracts many businesses. Manufacturing is one of the largest industries, with over 70 plants for various companies located in and around Sturgis. Foods, tool and die products, truck bodies and auto parts are all manufactured, and those facilities provide work for Sturgis residents. Large employers in the community include Burr Oak Tool and Gauge Company, Morgan Olson and the Ross Products Division of Abbott Laboratories.
Sturgis is located near five recreational lakes and numerous rivers, providing opportunities for outdoor recreation, especially in the summer months. In the downtown area, residents find a number of unique shopping options, with boutique shops and art galleries showcasing the work of local artists. The Sturges-Young Auditorium provides a venue for live performances of all types, from dramatic performances to unique cinema presentations. At the 75,000-square-foot Doyle Community Center, fitness buffs can stay in shape, join an exercise class or take advantage of community sports leagues.
As you start the process of looking for homes for sale in Sturgis, begin with the right real estate team on your side. Contact Cressy & Everett Real Estate for experienced and knowledgeable real estate services in Sturgis and the surrounding communities.
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