Mount Sterling, Illinois Population 2022

2,002
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Mount Sterling is a city located in Brown County Illinois. It is also the county seat of Brown County. With a 2020 population of 2,002, it is the 496th largest city in Illinois and the 10940th largest city in the United States. Mount Sterling is currently declining at a rate of -0.10% annually and its population has decreased by -9.82% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,220 in 2020. Spanning over 1 miles, Mount Sterling has a population density of 1,806 people per square mile.

The average household income in Mount Sterling is $61,889 with a poverty rate of 12.81%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $446 per month, and the median house value is $88,400. The median age in Mount Sterling is 34.2 years, 31.4 years for males, and 37.4 years for females.

Mount Sterling Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Mount Sterlingwas:

  • White: 97.57%
  • Other race: 1.71%
  • Black or African American: 0.72%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Two or more races: 0.00%
The current population of Mount Sterling, Illinois is 2,002 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 2,220.

Mount Sterling, Illinois Population 2022

Population by Race

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Mount Sterling Population by Race

Mount Sterling Population Pyramid 2022

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Mount Sterling Median Age

35


Total

31.2


Male

39.3


Female

Mount Sterling Adults

There are 1,603 adults, (316 of whom are seniors) in Mount Sterling.

Mount Sterling Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

24.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

47.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Mount Sterling Sex Ratio

Female

1,074

48.38%

Male

1,146

51.62%

Mount Sterling Population by Age

Mount Sterling Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Mount Sterling Household Types

63.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Mount Sterling Households and Families

3.16

Average Family Size

2.24

Average Household Size

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Mount Sterling Households by Type

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Mount Sterling Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Mount Sterling Educational Attainment by Race

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among other race people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 21.72%.

Mount Sterling Educational Attainment by Race

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$37,845

Average Earnings

$44,292

Average Male

$32,895

Average Female

Mount Sterling Earnings by Educational Attainment

Mount Sterling Language by Age

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Mount Sterling Language

95.18% of Mount Sterling residents speak only English, while 4.82% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.32% of the population.

Mount Sterling Language

Mount Sterling Poverty by Race

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12.81%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.45%

Male Poverty Rate

18.60%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Mount Sterling

The race most likely to be in poverty in Mount Sterling is White, with 12.46% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Mount Sterling is Hispanic, with 17.20% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.31%. Among those working part-time, it was 26.46%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.09%.

Mount Sterling Poverty

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Mount Sterling Poverty Rate by Education

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Mount Sterling Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Mount Sterling Income by Household Type

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Income by Household Type

Mount Sterling Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

42.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.8%

Male Marriage Rate

36.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Mount Sterling Married by Age and Sex

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Mount Sterling Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Mount Sterling Marital Status by Race

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Mount Sterling Marital Status

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88

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

Mount Sterling Veterans by War

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Mount Sterling Veterans by Age

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Mount Sterling Veterans by Race

Mount Sterling Veterans by Education

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8.86%

Veteran Poverty Rate

8.86%

Veteran Disability Rate

Mount Sterling Veterans by Education

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63.7%

Labor Force Participation

62.9%

Employment Rate

1.2%

Unemployment Rate

Mount Sterling Employment by Age

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Mount Sterling Employment by Race

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Mount Sterling Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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87.16%

Born in Mount Sterling

94.64%

Native Born

5.36%

Foreign Born

0.50%

Non Citizen

4.86%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

94.64% of Mount Sterling residents were born in the United States, with 87.16% having been born in Illinois. 0.50% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Mount Sterling Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected

Mount Sterling Population by Year