Sterling County, Texas Population 2018

Sterling County, Texas's estimated population is 1,295 with a growth rate of 5.03% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Sterling County, Texas is the 244th largest county in Texas.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
20171,295625.03%
20161,233-118-8.73%
20161,351201.50%
20151,331-4-0.30%
20141,3351098.89%
20131,226393.29%
20121,187181.54%
20111,169322.81%
20101,137-301-20.93%
19901,43823219.24%
19801,20615014.20%
19701,056-121-10.28%
19601,177-105-8.19%
19501,282-122-8.69%
19401,404-27-1.89%
19301,43137835.90%
19201,053-440-29.47%
19101,49336632.48%
19001,1270.00%

Sterling County, Texas Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White1,142
Some Other Race75
Two or More Races13
Black or African American3

Race Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey)

Sterling County, Texas Population Pyramid 2018

0%2%4%6%8%10%12%14% Male Population0%2%4%6%8%10%12%14% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Sterling County, Texas Median Age

41.1


Total

33.8


Male

43.4


Female

Sterling County, Texas Adults

There are 894 adults, (159 of which are seniors) in Sterling County, Texas.

Sterling County, Texas Age Dependency

67.8

Age Dependency Ratio

21.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

46.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Sterling County, Texas Sex Ratio

Female

582

47.20%

Male

651

52.80%

Sterling County, Texas Households and Families

Sterling County, Texas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Sterling County, Texas Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female81.8%18.2%
Non Family79.6%20.4%
Married79%21%
All79%21%
Male75.5%24.5%

79.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Sterling County, Texas Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4532.6379
Married2622.979
Non Family981.0879.6
Male492.8875.5
Female444.281.8

3.01

Average Family Size

2.63

Average Household Size

4.2%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Sterling County, Texas Households

Sterling County, Texas Education

Sterling County, Texas Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade8710.97%
9th to 12th Grade263.28%
High School Graduate29336.95%
Some College14818.66%
Associates Degree516.43%
Bachelors Degree13016.39%
Graduate Degree587.31%

Sterling County, Texas Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White550525181
Hispanic2271427
Other Race7146
Multiple Races1313
Black3

The highest rate of high school graduation is among multiple races people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among multiple races people with a rate of 32.91%.

Sterling County, Texas Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$40,143$47,500$25,833
Less Than High School$25,938$41,389$13,750
High School Grad$40,781$66,375$23,875
Some College$39,583$47,813$33,438
Bachelors Degree$45,833$46,389$
Graduate Degree$25,417$$26,389

$40,143

Average Earnings

$47,500

Average Male

$25,833

Average Female

Sterling County, Texas Language

Sterling County, Texas Language by Age

Sterling County, Texas Language

74.93% of Sterling County, Texas residents speak only English, while 25.07% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 25.07% of the population.

Sterling County, Texas Poverty

Sterling County, Texas Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White72112817.75%
Hispanic4515612.42%

15.53%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.86%

Male Poverty Rate

16.28%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Sterling County, Texas

The race most likely to be in poverty in Sterling County, Texas is White, with 17.75% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Sterling County, Texas is Hispanic, with 12.42% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.79%. Among those working part-time, it was 8.81%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 9.67%.

Sterling County, Texas Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Bachelors or Greater19.78%
High School9.45%
Some College3.05%
Less Than High School0.00%

Sterling County, Texas Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Employed4.08%
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male UnemployedNaN%
Male Employed7.23%

Sterling County, Texas Income

Sterling County, Texas Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$50,156$64,502
Families$65,913$73,612
Married Families$68,359$
Non Families$24,107$30,158

Sterling County, Texas Marital Status

Sterling County, Texas Marital Status

Marriage Rates

58.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

60.9%

Male Marriage Rate

56.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Sterling County, Texas Married by Age and Sex

Sterling County, Texas Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35To44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45To54.

Sterling County, Texas Marital Status by Race

Sterling County, Texas Veterans

Sterling County, Texas Veterans by War

44

Number of Veterans

44

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam24
First Gulf War9
World War II
Korea
Second Gulf War

Sterling County, Texas Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 7422
55 to 6413
35 to 549
75+
18 to 34

Sterling County, Texas Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White445.45%
Hispanic114.04%

Sterling County, Texas Veterans by Education

0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

23.81%

Veteran Disability Rate

Sterling County, Texas Employment Status

Sterling County, Texas Employment by Age

64.1%

Labor Force Participation

63.3%

Employment Rate

1.3%

Unemployment Rate

Sterling County, Texas Employment by Race

Sterling County, Texas Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Sterling County, Texas

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Sterling City888106217419.59%
Data Sources
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990