Mount Sterling, Kentucky Population 2022

7,690
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Mount Sterling is a city located in Montgomery County Kentucky. It is also the county seat of Montgomery County. With a 2020 population of 7,690, it is the 60th largest city in Kentucky and the 4999th largest city in the United States. Mount Sterling is currently growing at a rate of 0.87% annually and its population has increased by 1.75% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 7,558 in 2020. Spanning over 5 miles, Mount Sterling has a population density of 1,713 people per square mile.

The average household income in Mount Sterling is $53,280 with a poverty rate of 24.18%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $566 per month, and the median house value is $140,500. The median age in Mount Sterling is 37.2 years, 34.9 years for males, and 39.9 years for females.

Mount Sterling Demographics

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

  • White: 92.99%
  • Black or African American: 5.52%
  • Two or more races: 1.29%
  • Asian: 0.19%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Mount Sterling, Kentucky is 7,690 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 7,558.

Mount Sterling, Kentucky Population 2022

2021 and 2022 population is estimated by projecting the 2019 numbers.

Mount Sterling Metro Area Population by Year

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

39.6


Total

36.7


Male

41.2


Female

Mount Sterling Adults

There are 5,580 adults, (1,195 of whom are seniors) in Mount Sterling.

Mount Sterling Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

27.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Mount Sterling Sex Ratio

Female

4,021

55.92%

Male

3,169

44.08%

Mount Sterling Population by Age

Mount Sterling Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Mount Sterling Household Types

44.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Mount Sterling Households and Families

2.72

Average Family Size

2.34

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 2+ races people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 26.32%.

Mount Sterling Educational Attainment by Race

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$33,342

Average Earnings

$43,958

Average Male

$24,653

Average Female

Mount Sterling Earnings by Educational Attainment

Mount Sterling Language by Age

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Mount Sterling Language

99.45% of Mount Sterling residents speak only English, while 0.55% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.55% of the population.

Mount Sterling Language

Mount Sterling Poverty by Race

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24.18%

Overall Poverty Rate

17.50%

Male Poverty Rate

29.37%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Mount Sterling

The race most likely to be in poverty in Mount Sterling is Black, with 56.12% below the poverty level.

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

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.87%. Among those working part-time, it was 33.48%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 30.56%.

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

40.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.4%

Male Marriage Rate

34.5%

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 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Mount Sterling Marital Status by Race

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Mount Sterling Marital Status

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468

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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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

49.57%

Veteran Disability Rate

Mount Sterling Veterans by Education

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53%

Labor Force Participation

48.3%

Employment Rate

9%

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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78.09%

Born in Mount Sterling

99.60%

Native Born

0.40%

Foreign Born

0.21%

Non Citizen

0.19%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.60% of Mount Sterling residents were born in the United States, with 78.09% having been born in Kentucky. 0.21% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Mount Sterling Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected

Mount Sterling Population by Year