Sterling is a city located in Michigan. With a 2020 population of 497, it is the 436th largest city in Michigan and the 13335th largest city in the United States. Sterling is currently declining at a rate of -0.40% annually and its population has decreased by -6.23% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 530 in 2010. Sterling reached it's highest population of 528 in 2010. Spanning over 1 miles, Sterling has a population density of 509 people per square mile.
The average household income in Sterling is $50,724 with a poverty rate of 21.57%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $677 per month, and the median house value is $67,300. The median age in Sterling is 39.9 years, 35.5 years for males, and 45.5 years for females. For every 100 females there are 86.8 males.