Sterling, Utah Population 2024

301

Sterling is a city located in Sanpete County Utah. Sterling has a 2024 population of 301. Sterling is currently growing at a rate of 2.03% annually and its population has increased by 8.66% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 277 in 2020.

The average household income in Sterling is $68,153 with a poverty rate of 15.21%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Sterling is 37.3 years, 35.5 years for males, and 38.3 years for females.

Sterling Demographics

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

  • White: 96.34%
  • Two or more races: 1.97%
  • Black or African American: 1.69%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
  • Other race: 0%
State
Utah
Land Area (mi²)
0.3 sq mi
Density (mi²)
931.0/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
8.66% (24)
The current population of Sterling, Utah is 301 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 277.

Sterling, Utah Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White34296.34%
Two or more races71.97%
Black or African American61.69%
Native American00%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%
Other race00%

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Sterling Population by Race

Sterling Population Pyramid 2024

Sterling Median Age

37.3

Total

35.5

Male

38.3

Female

Sterling Adults

There are 240 adults, (38 of whom are seniors) in Sterling.

Sterling Age Dependency

75.7

Age Dependency Ratio

18.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

56.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Sterling Sex Ratio

Female14941.97%
Male20658.03%

Sterling Population by Age

Sterling Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1173.0384.615.4
Married883.648317
Non Family291.2189.710.3
Male0000
Female0000

3.64

Average Family Size

3.03

Average Household Size

84.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Sterling Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade00%
9th to 12th Grade135.86%
High School Graduate4319.37%
Some College9643.24%
Associates Degree3716.67%
Bachelors Degree219.46%
Graduate Degree125.41%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Sterling Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Sterling Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White21320233
2+ Races750
Hispanic330

The highest rate of high school graduation is among hispanic people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 15.49%.

Sterling Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$32,273$48,056$22,813
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
High School Graduate$0$80,750$0
Some College$31,023$31,818$23,250
Bachelors Degree$0$0$0
Graduate Degree$72,500$0$0

$32,273

Average Earnings

$48,056

Average Male

$22,813

Average Female

Sterling Earnings by Educational Attainment

Sterling Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Sterling Language

92.26% of Sterling residents speak only English, while 7.74% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 5.48% of the population.

Sterling Language

Sterling Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White3405415.88%

15.21%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.02%

Male Poverty Rate

14.09%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Sterling

The race most likely to be in poverty in Sterling is White, with 15.88% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Sterling is White, with 15.88% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 14.29%. Among those working part-time, it was 20.73%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 14.89%.

Sterling Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Some College24.81%
High School2.33%
Less Than 9th Grade0%
Bachelors or Greater0%

Sterling Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed100%
Male Employed12.94%
Female Employed0%
Female Unemployed0%

Sterling Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Sterling Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$61,964$68,153
Families$62,262$74,961
Married Families$62,262$-999,999,999
Non Families-$47,497

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Sterling Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

66.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

59.7%

Male Marriage Rate

76.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Sterling Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Sterling Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Sterling Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Sterling Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

12

Number of Veterans

12

Male Veterans

0

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam11
Second Gulf War0
First Gulf War0
Korea0
World War II0

Sterling Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
65 to 749
75+3
18 to 340
35 to 540
55 to 640

Sterling Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White104.29%
2+ Races228.57%

Sterling Veterans by Race

Sterling Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

58.33%

Veteran Disability Rate

Sterling Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

53.4%

Labor Force Participation

49.8%

Employment Rate

6.7%

Unemployment Rate

Sterling Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Sterling Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Sterling Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

81.69%

Born in Sterling

97.75%

Native Born

2.25%

Foreign Born

2.25%

Non Citizen

0%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.75% of Sterling residents were born in the United States, with 81.69% having been born in Utah. 2.25% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Sterling Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202933161.85%
202832561.88%
202731961.92%
202631361.95%
202530761.99%
202430162.03%
202329562.08%
202228951.76%
202128472.53%
2020277-45-13.98%
201932261.9%
201831651.61%
201731182.64%
201630351.68%
201529831.02%
201429531.03%
2013292-1-0.34%
2012293-2-0.68%
201129500%
201029500%

Sterling Population by Year