Sterlington, Louisiana Population 2021

3,321
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Sterlington is a city located in Ouachita Parish Louisiana. With a 2020 population of 3,321, it is the 84th largest city in Louisiana and the 5920th largest city in the United States . Sterlington is currently growing at a rate of 6.24% annually and its population has increased by 108.34% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,594 in 2010. Sterlington reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 3 miles, Sterlington has a population density of 1,176 people per square mile.

The average household income in Sterlington is $66,221 with a poverty rate of 28.78%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $877 per month, and the median house value is $104,400. 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: 67.92%
  • Black or African American: 27.66%
  • Other race: 2.31%
  • Two or more races: 1.17%
  • Asian: 0.95%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Sterlington, Louisiana is 3,321 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 2,931.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,594.

Sterlington, Louisiana Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,79567.92%
Black or African American73127.66%
Some Other Race612.31%
Two or More Races311.17%
Asian250.95%
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Sterlington Population by Race

Sterlington Population Pyramid $2021

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Sterlington Median Age

30.6


Total

29.4


Male

33.1


Female

Sterlington Adults

There are 1,754 adults, (361 of whom are seniors) in Sterlington.

Sterlington Age Dependency

89.7

Age Dependency Ratio

25.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

63.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Sterlington Sex Ratio

Female

1,484

56.15%

Male

1,159

43.85%

Sterlington Population by Age

Sterlington Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Sterlington Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female5.3%94.7%
Male14.3%85.7%
Non Family32.5%67.5%
All49.2%50.8%
Married71.5%28.5%

49.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Sterlington Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All9262.8549.2
Married5293.4171.5
Non Family2001.1332.5
Female1692.885.3
Male284.5714.3

3.31

Average Family Size

2.85

Average Household Size

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Sterlington Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade794.94%
9th to 12th Grade1559.69%
High School Graduate55034.40%
Some College32420.26%
Associates Degree20212.63%
Bachelors Degree20913.07%
Graduate Degree805.00%
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Sterlington Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Sterlington Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White1,079988253
Black45036836
Hispanic1216012
Other Race61
2+ Races55
Asian44

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 23.45%.

Sterlington Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$37,285$55,536$33,917
Less Than 9th Grade$17,434$$17,353
High School Graduate$31,979$40,000$31,328
Some College$39,152$68,519$32,344
Bachelors Degree$48,750$73,000$39,500
Graduate Degree$73,333$$77,500

$37,285

Average Earnings

$55,536

Average Male

$33,917

Average Female

Sterlington Earnings by Educational Attainment

Sterlington Language by Age

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Sterlington Language

96.65% of Sterlington residents speak only English, while 3.35% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.90% of the population.

Sterlington Language

Sterlington Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White1,78242924.07%
Black73129340.08%
Asian252288.00%
Hispanic134139.70%
Multiple311341.94%

28.78%

Overall Poverty Rate

25.17%

Male Poverty Rate

31.60%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Sterlington

The race most likely to be in poverty in Sterlington is Asian, with 88.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Sterlington is Hispanic, with 9.70% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 11.48%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.15%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 45.38%.

Sterlington Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade51.28%
High School35.09%
Some College12.55%
Bachelors or Greater8.30%

Sterlington Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed100.00%
Female Employed14.07%
Male Employed8.69%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Sterlington Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Sterlington Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$50,435$66,221
Families$65,139$76,828
Married Families$83,750-
Non Families-$24,982
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Income by Household Type

Sterlington Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

61.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

71.0%

Male Marriage Rate

54.9%

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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97

Number of Veterans

91

Male Veterans

6

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam65
Second Gulf War26
First Gulf War11
Korea3
World War II

Sterlington Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 7449
35 to 5426
55 to 6413
75+9
18 to 34

Sterlington Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White595.22%
Black386.99%

Sterlington Veterans by Race

Sterlington Veterans by Education

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2.06%

Veteran Poverty Rate

6.19%

Veteran Disability Rate

Sterlington Veterans by Education

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56.2%

Labor Force Participation

54.8%

Employment Rate

2.4%

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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82.82%

Born in Sterlington

96.14%

Native Born

3.86%

Foreign Born

2.23%

Non Citizen

1.63%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.14% of Sterlington residents were born in the United States, with 82.82% having been born in Louisiana. 2.23% 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: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20213,3211956.24%
20203,1261956.65%
20192,9311957.13%
20182,7361746.79%
20172,562331.30%
20162,529522.10%
20152,47727412.44%
20142,20329915.70%
20131,90422713.54%
20121,677342.07%
20111,643261.61%
20101,6170.00%

Sterlington Population by Year