Mount Sterling, Ohio Population 2024

2,012

Mount Sterling is a city located in Fayette County, Madison County, and Pickaway County Ohio. Mount Sterling has a 2024 population of 2,012. Mount Sterling is currently growing at a rate of 0.9% annually and its population has increased by 3.6% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,942 in 2020.

The average household income in Mount Sterling is $65,930 with a poverty rate of 17.75%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Mount Sterling is 35.5 years, 33.3 years for males, and 39.5 years for females.

Mount Sterling Demographics

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

  • White: 91.8%
  • Two or more races: 6.14%
  • Black or African American: 1.85%
  • Other race: 0.21%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
State
Ohio
Land Area (mi²)
1.7 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,192.0/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
3.6% (70)
The current population of Mount Sterling, Ohio is 2,012 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,942.

Mount Sterling, Ohio Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White1,73591.8%
Two or more races1166.14%
Black or African American351.85%
Other race40.21%
Native American00%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Other race

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Mount Sterling Population by Race

Mount Sterling Population Pyramid 2024

Mount Sterling Median Age

35.5

Total

33.3

Male

39.5

Female

Mount Sterling Adults

There are 1,404 adults, (314 of whom are seniors) in Mount Sterling.

Mount Sterling Age Dependency

73.4

Age Dependency Ratio

28.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

44.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Mount Sterling Sex Ratio

Female1,00353.07%
Male88746.93%

Mount Sterling Population by Age

Mount Sterling Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All7692.4459.440.6
Married2943.0781.318.7
Non Family2711.1648.351.7
Female1713.3635.164.9
Male332.4281.818.2

3.01

Average Family Size

2.44

Average Household Size

59.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Mount Sterling Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade261.98%
9th to 12th Grade916.95%
High School Graduate62047.33%
Some College31223.82%
Associates Degree564.27%
Bachelors Degree13710.46%
Graduate Degree685.19%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Mount Sterling Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Mount Sterling Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White1,1541,041172
2+ Races1019730
Hispanic29291
Black26262
Other Race110

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 29.7%.

Mount Sterling Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$42,045$48,073$34,583
Less Than 9th Grade$2,499$2,499$0
High School Graduate$36,563$39,643$29,821
Some College$45,114$53,333$33,472
Bachelors Degree$47,315$53,875$46,719
Graduate Degree$44,464$0$0

$42,045

Average Earnings

$48,073

Average Male

$34,583

Average Female

Mount Sterling Earnings by Educational Attainment

Mount Sterling Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Mount Sterling Language

97.48% of Mount Sterling residents speak only English, while 2.52% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.18% of the population.

Mount Sterling Language

Mount Sterling Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White1,68529917.74%
Black353085.71%
Multiple11643.45%

17.75%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.78%

Male Poverty Rate

20.34%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Mount Sterling

The race most likely to be in poverty in Mount Sterling is Black, with 85.71% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Mount Sterling is Multiple, with 3.45% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.85%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.89%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.76%.

Mount Sterling Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade21.37%
Some College14.95%
High School11.94%
Bachelors or Greater2.44%

Mount Sterling Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed92%
Male Employed3.58%
Female Employed3.04%
Male Unemployed0%

Mount Sterling Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Mount Sterling Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$59,514$65,930
Families$68,182$74,881
Married Families$93,333$-999,999,999
Non Families$42,109$44,502

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Mount Sterling Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

40.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

46.6%

Male Marriage Rate

35.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Mount Sterling Married by Age and Sex

male

female

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 35-44.

Mount Sterling Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Mount Sterling Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

121

Number of Veterans

115

Male Veterans

6

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam57
First Gulf War25
Second Gulf War18
Korea10
World War II0

Mount Sterling Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
65 to 7456
35 to 5432
75+15
18 to 349
55 to 649

Mount Sterling Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White1219.48%

Mount Sterling Veterans by Race

Mount Sterling Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

18.18%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.4%

Veteran Disability Rate

Mount Sterling Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

60.8%

Labor Force Participation

56.1%

Employment Rate

7.8%

Unemployment Rate

Mount Sterling Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Mount Sterling Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Mount Sterling Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

84.76%

Born in Mount Sterling

98.04%

Native Born

1.96%

Foreign Born

1.43%

Non Citizen

0.53%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.04% of Mount Sterling residents were born in the United States, with 84.76% having been born in Ohio. 1.43% 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: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20292,099170.82%
20282,082180.87%
20272,064170.83%
20262,047180.89%
20252,029170.84%
20242,012180.9%
20231,994170.86%
20221,977180.92%
20211,959170.88%
20201,9421468.13%
20191,79670.39%
20181,789191.07%
20171,770100.57%
20161,760-4-0.23%
20151,76420.11%
20141,762221.26%
20131,740181.05%
20121,722-5-0.29%
20111,727-4-0.23%
20101,73100%

Mount Sterling Population by Year