Sterling is a city located in Logan County Colorado. It is also the county seat of Logan County. With a 2020 population of 14,631, it is the 39th largest city in Colorado and the 2358th largest city in the United States . Sterling is currently growing at a rate of 0.47% annually but its population has decreased by -0.99% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 14,777 in 2010. Sterling reached it's highest population of 14,825 in 2010. Spanning over 7 miles, Sterling has a population density of 1,969 people per square mile.
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.