Sterling Heights is a city located in Michigan. With a 2020 population of 133,370, it is the 4th largest city in Michigan (after Detroit, Grand Rapids, and Warren) and the 208th largest city in the United States. Sterling Heights is currently growing at a rate of 0.15% annually and its population has increased by 2.83% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 129,699 in 2010. Spanning over 37 miles, Sterling Heights has a population density of 3,661 people per square mile.
The average household income in Sterling Heights is $78,033 with a poverty rate of 11.17%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,000 per month, and the median house value is $175,400. The median age in Sterling Heights is 40.6 years, 38.2 years for males, and 42.8 years for females. For every 100 females there are 96.4 males.