Sterlington, Louisiana Population 2022

2,058
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Sterlington is a city located in Ouachita Parish Louisiana. With a 2020 population of 2,058, it is the 188th largest city in Louisiana and the 10795th largest city in the United States. Sterlington is currently growing at a rate of 1.93% annually but its population has decreased by -25.25% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,753 in 2020. Spanning over 3 miles, Sterlington has a population density of 729 people per square mile.

The average household income in Sterlington is $66,221 with a poverty rate of 28.70%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Sterlington is 30.6 years, 29.4 years for males, and 33.1 years for females.

Sterlington Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Sterlingtonwas:

  • White: 64.44%
  • Black or African American: 31.24%
  • Other race: 2.25%
  • Asian: 1.24%
  • Two or more races: 0.62%
  • Native American: 0.22%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Sterlington, Louisiana is 2,058 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 2,753.

Sterlington, Louisiana Population 2022

Population by Race

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Sterlington Population by Race

Sterlington Population Pyramid 2022

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Sterlington Median Age

30.3


Total

25.8


Male

33.5


Female

Sterlington Adults

There are 1,819 adults, (437 of whom are seniors) in Sterlington.

Sterlington Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

31.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

67.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Sterlington Sex Ratio

Female

1,560

56.67%

Male

1,193

43.33%

Sterlington Population by Age

Sterlington Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Sterlington Household Types

43.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Sterlington Households and Families

3.56

Average Family Size

3.03

Average Household Size

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Sterlington Households by Type

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Sterlington Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Sterlington Educational Attainment by Race

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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 native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

Sterlington Educational Attainment by Race

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$35,572

Average Earnings

$54,048

Average Male

$27,485

Average Female

Sterlington Earnings by Educational Attainment

Sterlington Language by Age

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Sterlington Language

94.78% of Sterlington residents speak only English, while 5.22% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.15% of the population.

Sterlington Language

Sterlington Poverty by Race

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28.70%

Overall Poverty Rate

23.02%

Male Poverty Rate

33.03%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Sterlington

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

The race least likely to be in poverty in Sterlington is Hispanic, with 7.36% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 13.49%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.39%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 45.11%.

Sterlington Poverty

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Sterlington Poverty Rate by Education

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Sterlington Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Sterlington Income by Household Type

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Income by Household Type

Sterlington Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

59.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

67.2%

Male Marriage Rate

54.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Sterlington Married by Age and Sex

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Sterlington 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 Over 65.

Sterlington Marital Status by Race

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Sterlington Marital Status

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125

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

Sterlington Veterans by War

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Sterlington Veterans by Age

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Sterlington Veterans by Race

Sterlington Veterans by Education

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2.40%

Veteran Poverty Rate

4.00%

Veteran Disability Rate

Sterlington Veterans by Education

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60.2%

Labor Force Participation

58.8%

Employment Rate

2.3%

Unemployment Rate

Sterlington Employment by Age

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Sterlington Employment by Race

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Sterlington Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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83.04%

Born in Sterlington

95.53%

Native Born

4.47%

Foreign Born

2.87%

Non Citizen

1.60%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.53% of Sterlington residents were born in the United States, with 83.04% having been born in Louisiana. 2.87% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Sterlington Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected

Sterlington Population by Year