Sterling Heights is a city located in Macomb County Michigan. Sterling Heights has a 2020 population of 131,577. Sterling Heights is currently declining at a rate of -0.22% annually but its population has increased by 1.44% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 129,709 in 2010.
The average household income in Sterling Heights is $79,647 with a poverty rate of 9.73%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,051 per month, and the median house value is $198,300. The median age in Sterling Heights is 40.6 years, 38.4 years for males, and 42.5 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Sterling Heightswas:
The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 100.00%.
The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 62.53%.
65.94% of Sterling Heights residents speak only English, while 34.06% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other languages, which is spoken by 18.75% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Sterling Heights is Native, with 51.78% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Sterling Heights is Multiple, with 7.35% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.30%. Among those working part-time, it was 10.10%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 15.15%.
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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 Heights
72.74% of Sterling Heights residents were born in the United States, with 63.81% having been born in Michigan. 8.16% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.
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