Sterling, Oklahoma Population 2020

766

Sterling is a city located in Oklahoma. With a 2020 population of 766, it is the 257th largest city in Oklahoma and the 11481st largest city in the United States. Sterling is currently declining at a rate of -0.26% annually and its population has decreased by -3.40% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 793 in 2010. Sterling reached it's highest population of 817 in 2012. Spanning over 1 miles, Sterling has a population density of 952 people per square mile.

The average household income in Sterling is $48,792 with a poverty rate of 18.48%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $470 per month, and the median house value is $76,700. The median age in Sterling is 48.3 years, 48.8 years for males, and 46.8 years for females. For every 100 females there are 117.3 males.

Sterling Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Sterling was:

  • White: 75.53%
  • Two or more races: 14.26%
  • Native American: 7.78%
  • Asian: 1.62%
  • Other race: 0.81%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Sterling, Oklahoma is 766, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 770.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 793.

Sterling, Oklahoma Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White46675.53%
Two or More Races8814.26%
American Indian and Alaska Native487.78%
Asian101.62%
Some Other Race50.81%

Sterling Population Pyramid 2020

Sterling Median Age

48.3


Total

48.8


Male

46.8


Female

Sterling Adults

There are 479 adults, (109 of whom are seniors) in Sterling.

Sterling Age Dependency

66.8

Age Dependency Ratio

29.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Sterling Sex Ratio

Female

284

46.03%

Male

333

53.97%

Sterling Households and Families

Sterling Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Sterling Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Married76.2%23.8%
All65.8%34.2%
Female64.3%35.7%
Non Family45.1%54.9%

65.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2602.3765.8
Married1432.9276.2
Non Family821.0445.1
Female283.1164.3
Male74100

2.9

Average Family Size

2.37

Average Household Size

3.5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Sterling Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade61.31%
9th to 12th Grade8418.34%
High School Graduate19241.92%
Some College11024.02%
Associates Degree286.11%
Bachelors Degree275.90%
Graduate Degree112.40%

Sterling Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White34228338
Multiple Races5540
Native American3030
Hispanic2115
Asian10
Other Race55

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 11.11%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$34,464$43,889$20,625
Less Than High School$41,058$41,000$
High School Grad$41,875$50,417$27,614
Some College$25,208$47,500$15,938
Bachelors Degree$33,750$$33,523
Graduate Degree$$$

$34,464

Average Earnings

$43,889

Average Male

$20,625

Average Female

Sterling Language

Sterling Language by Age

Sterling Language

95.67% of Sterling residents speak only English, while 4.33% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.33% of the population.

Sterling Poverty

Sterling Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White4166315.14%
Hispanic553563.64%
Multiple88910.23%
Native48714.58%
Other55100.00%

18.48%

Overall Poverty Rate

18.02%

Male Poverty Rate

19.01%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Sterling

The race most likely to be in poverty in Sterling is Other, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Sterling is Multiple, with 10.23% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.38%. Among those working part-time, it was 10.16%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.85%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School38.89%
Some College13.04%
High School6.77%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed50.00%
Male Unemployed50.00%
Male Employed9.63%
Female Employed0.00%

Sterling Income

Sterling Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$46,042$48,792
Families$49,028$55,934
Married Families$52,969-
Non Families$20,577$24,032

Sterling Marital Status

Sterling Marital Status

Marriage Rates

57.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.7%

Male Marriage Rate

61.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Sterling Married by Age and Sex

Sterling Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Sterling Marital Status by Race

Sterling Veterans

70

Number of Veterans

58

Male Veterans

12

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam29
Second Gulf War28
First Gulf War14
Korea11
World War II
Age Group Veterans
75+28
35 to 5414
18 to 3414
55 to 648
65 to 746
Name Veterans % of Total
White5614.78%
2 or More1120.00%
Indian310.00%

$Sterling Veterans by Education

5.71%

Veteran Poverty Rate

45.71%

Veteran Disability Rate

Sterling Employment Status

46.4%

Labor Force Participation

41.7%

Employment Rate

10.3%

Unemployment Rate

Sterling Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

60.45%

Born in Oklahoma

96.11%

Native Born

3.89%

Foreign Born

3.89%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

96.11% of Sterling residents were born in the United States, with 60.45% having been born in Oklahoma. 3.89% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2020766-2-0.26%
2019768-2-0.26%
2018770-10-1.28%
2017780-2-0.26%
2016782-14-1.76%
2015796-6-0.75%
2014802-5-0.62%
2013807-10-1.22%
2012817141.74%
201180360.75%
20107970.00%