Sterling County, Texas Population 2022

Sterling County, Texas's estimated population is 1,252 with a growth rate of -1.03% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Sterling County, Texas is the 245th largest county in Texas. The 2010 Population was 1,137 and has seen a growth of 10.11% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
19001,1270.00%
19101,49336632.48%
19201,053-440-29.47%
19301,43137835.90%
19401,404-27-1.89%
19501,282-122-8.69%
19601,177-105-8.19%
19701,056-121-10.28%
19801,20615014.20%
19901,43823219.24%
20101,137-301-20.93%
20111,170332.90%
20121,191211.79%
20131,229383.19%
20141,3401119.03%
20151,333-7-0.52%
20161,33960.45%
20171,287-52-3.88%
20181,304171.32%
20191,291-13-1.00%
20201,278-13-1.01%
20211,265-13-1.02%
20221,252-13-1.03%
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Sterling County, Texas Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,05582.81%
Some Other Race1098.56%
Two or More Races1108.63%
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Sterling County, Texas Population by Race

Sterling County, Texas Population Pyramid 2022

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Sterling County, Texas Median Age

34.4


Total

27.3


Male

43.6


Female

Sterling County, Texas Adults

There are 884 adults, (135 of whom are seniors) in Sterling County, Texas.

Sterling County, Texas Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

18

Old Age Dependency Ratio

52.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Sterling County, Texas Sex Ratio

Female

643

50.47%

Male

631

49.53%

Sterling County, Texas Population by Age

Sterling County, Texas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Sterling County, Texas Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Female100%0%
All87.4%12.6%
Married86.1%13.9%
Non Family76.4%23.6%

87.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Sterling County, Texas Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4053.0687.4
Married2452.9986.1
Male412.88100
Female476.74100
Non Family72076.4

3.5

Average Family Size

3.06

Average Household Size

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Sterling County, Texas Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade506.56%
9th to 12th Grade334.33%
High School Graduate37148.69%
Some College14919.55%
Associates Degree192.49%
Bachelors Degree8310.89%
Graduate Degree577.48%
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Sterling County, Texas Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Sterling County, Texas Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White512510140
Other Race7456
Hispanic247166
2+ Races163

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 99.61%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 27.34%.

Sterling County, Texas Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$37,348$49,650$27,552
Less Than 9th Grade$28,403$29,375$20,750
High School Graduate$34,650$41,750$27,813
Some College$72,813$98,173$26,111
Bachelors Degree$49,750$$
Graduate Degree$38,906$$38,906

$37,348

Average Earnings

$49,650

Average Male

$27,552

Average Female

Sterling County, Texas Earnings by Educational Attainment

Sterling County, Texas Language by Age

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Sterling County, Texas Language

71.87% of Sterling County, Texas residents speak only English, while 28.13% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 28.13% of the population.

Sterling County, Texas Language

Sterling County, Texas Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White75970.92%
Other17NaN%
Hispanic480234.79%

2.42%

Overall Poverty Rate

3.77%

Male Poverty Rate

1.11%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Sterling County, Texas

The race most likely to be in poverty in Sterling County, Texas is White, with 0.92% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Sterling County, Texas is Hispanic, with 4.79% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 6.35%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 3.76%.

Sterling County, Texas Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade8.00%
High School3.35%
Some College0.00%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%

Sterling County, Texas Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed1.87%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Female Employed0.92%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Sterling County, Texas Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Sterling County, Texas Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$53,194$76,835
Families$57,150$85,409
Married Families$66,750-
Non Families$37,708$37,179
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Income by Household Type

Sterling County, Texas Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

60.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

69.6%

Male Marriage Rate

53.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Sterling County, Texas Married by Age and Sex

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Sterling County, Texas Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Sterling County, Texas Marital Status by Race

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Sterling County, Texas Marital Status

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Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War
First Gulf War5
Vietnam2
Korea
World War II

Sterling County, Texas Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34
35 to 545
55 to 6410
65 to 749
75+

Sterling County, Texas Veterans by Age

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Sterling County, Texas Veterans by Race

Sterling County, Texas Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.17%

Veteran Disability Rate

Sterling County, Texas Veterans by Education

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66.5%

Labor Force Participation

65.8%

Employment Rate

1%

Unemployment Rate

Sterling County, Texas Employment by Age

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Sterling County, Texas Employment by Race

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Sterling County, Texas 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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60.13%

Born in Sterling County, Texas

88.93%

Native Born

11.07%

Foreign Born

10.05%

Non Citizen

1.02%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

88.93% of Sterling County, Texas residents were born in the United States, with 60.13% having been born in Texas. 10.05% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Sterling County, Texas Place of Birth

  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990

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