Sterling is a city located in Logan County Colorado. Sterling has a 2020 population of 14,699. It is also the county seat of Logan County. Sterling is currently growing at a rate of 0.46% annually but its population has decreased by -0.85% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 14,825 in 2010.
The average household income in Sterling is $55,314 with a poverty rate of 14.81%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $786 per month, and the median house value is $136,800. The median age in Sterling is 34.6 years, 34.1 years for males, and 35.2 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Sterlingwas:
2021 and 2022 population is estimated by projecting the 2019 numbers.
The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.
The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 28.66%.
88.24% of Sterling residents speak only English, while 11.76% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 10.04% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Sterling is Multiple, with 61.64% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Sterling is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.84%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.02%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 24.08%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Sterling
95.61% of Sterling residents were born in the United States, with 56.29% having been born in Colorado. 3.59% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.
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