Sterling Heights is a city located in Macomb County Michigan. With a 2020 population of 131,864, it is the 4th largest city in Michigan (after Detroit, Grand Rapids, and Warren) and the 211th largest city in the United States . Sterling Heights is currently declining at a rate of -0.22% annually but its population has increased by 1.67% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 129,699 in 2010. Sterling Heights reached it's highest population of 132,725 in 2018. Spanning over 37 miles, Sterling Heights has a population density of 3,619 people per square mile.
The average household income in Sterling Heights is $79,647 with a poverty rate of 11.02%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,025 per month, and the median house value is $187,600. The median age in Sterling Heights is 40.6 years, 38.4 years for males, and 42.5 years for females.