Sterlington, Louisiana Population 2020

2,784

Sterlington is a city located in Louisiana. With a 2020 population of 2,784, it is the 99th largest city in Louisiana and the 6463rd largest city in the United States. Sterlington is currently growing at a rate of 1.09% annually and its population has increased by 74.65% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,594 in 2010. Spanning over 3 miles, Sterlington has a population density of 986 people per square mile.

The average household income in Sterlington is $63,329 with a poverty rate of 24.51%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $885 per month, and the median house value is $109,300. The median age in Sterlington is 30.5 years, 29.6 years for males, and 30.8 years for females. For every 100 females there are 77.8 males.

Sterlington Demographics

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

  • White: 69.14%
  • Black or African American: 27.94%
  • Asian: 1.68%
  • Two or more races: 1.24%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Sterlington, Louisiana is 2,784, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 2,724.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,594.

Sterlington, Louisiana Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,72569.14%
Black or African American69727.94%
Asian421.68%
Two or More Races311.24%

Sterlington Population Pyramid 2020

Sterlington Median Age

30.5


Total

29.6


Male

30.8


Female

Sterlington Adults

There are 1,666 adults, (302 of whom are seniors) in Sterlington.

Sterlington Age Dependency

82.9

Age Dependency Ratio

22.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

60.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Sterlington Sex Ratio

Female

1,403

56.23%

Male

1,092

43.77%

Sterlington Households and Families

Sterlington Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Sterlington Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married71.5%28.5%
All54.3%45.7%
Non Family39.3%60.7%
Female24.1%75.9%
Male13.9%86.1%

54.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All8402.9754.3
Married4983.371.5
Female1663.1424.1
Non Family1401.1639.3
Male364.7513.9

3.28

Average Family Size

2.97

Average Household Size

3.6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.5%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Sterlington Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade543.69%
9th to 12th Grade17211.75%
High School Graduate49233.61%
Some College32021.86%
Associates Degree16010.93%
Bachelors Degree18712.77%
Graduate Degree795.40%

Sterlington Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White1,037895224
Black38531442
Hispanic3219
Asian66
Multiple Races44

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 21.60%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$37,163$53,578$31,198
Less Than High School$20,568$28,409$14,821
High School Grad$27,880$49,000$26,705
Some College$37,292$66,908$31,181
Bachelors Degree$50,781$53,906$43,833
Graduate Degree$91,875$128,750$90,208

$37,163

Average Earnings

$53,578

Average Male

$31,198

Average Female

Sterlington Language

Sterlington Language by Age

Sterlington Language

97.82% of Sterlington residents speak only English, while 2.18% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.71% of the population.

Sterlington Poverty

Sterlington Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White1,68328917.17%
Black69726337.73%
Asian423890.48%
Hispanic511937.25%
Multiple311961.29%

24.51%

Overall Poverty Rate

23.28%

Male Poverty Rate

25.46%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Sterlington

The race most likely to be in poverty in Sterlington is Asian, with 90.48% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Sterlington is White, with 17.17% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 9.69%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.27%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 36.00%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School40.27%
High School28.05%
Some College15.00%
Bachelors or Greater4.89%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed100.00%
Female Employed11.05%
Male Employed7.85%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Sterlington Income

Sterlington Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$45,909$63,329
Families$54,722$69,195
Married Families$83,438-
Non Families$17,000$22,919

Sterlington Marital Status

Sterlington Marital Status

Marriage Rates

57.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

63.1%

Male Marriage Rate

52.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Sterlington Married by Age and Sex

Sterlington 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.

Sterlington Marital Status by Race

Sterlington Veterans

95

Number of Veterans

89

Male Veterans

6

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam60
Second Gulf War20
First Gulf War11
Korea5
World War II

$Sterlington Veterans by Education

4.21%

Veteran Poverty Rate

20.00%

Veteran Disability Rate

Sterlington Employment Status

55.6%

Labor Force Participation

54.4%

Employment Rate

1.9%

Unemployment Rate

Sterlington 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

87.98%

Born in Louisiana

98.80%

Native Born

1.20%

Foreign Born

0.44%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

98.80% of Sterlington residents were born in the United States, with 87.98% having been born in Louisiana. 0.44% 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
20202,784301.09%
20192,754301.10%
20182,7241746.82%
20172,550301.19%
20162,520491.98%
20152,47127512.52%
20142,19629715.64%
20131,89922413.37%
20121,675321.95%
20111,643291.80%
20101,6140.00%