Sterling, CO
Quality of Life, Demographics, And Statistics

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2022-04-08
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Sterling, Colorado Info Snack

Population
14,421
Unemployment
6.0%
Poverty
12.4%
Median Home
$141,100
Median Income
$40,956
Median Rent
$814

Sterling SnackAbility

6
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
5/10
Housing
6
Affordability
5
Diversity
8.5
Safety
4
Amenities
8.5
Education
6
Commute
10

Sterling, CO Crime Report

596
Total Crimes
4,122.0
Total Crimes / 100k People
75.70%
Above National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
Sterling
/ 100k People
Colorado
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 596 4,122.0 3,256.9 2,346.0
Violent Crime 65 449.5 423.1 387.8
Murder 0 0.0 5.1 6.5
Robbery 3 20.7 68.3 73.9
Aggravated Assault 49 338.9 286.9 279.7
Property Crime 531 3,672.5 2,833.8 1,958.2
Burglary 94 650.1 400.3 314.2
Larceny 399 2,759.5 1,909.3 1,398.0
Car Theft 38 262.8 524.3 246.0

Sterling, CO Cost Of Living

89
Sterling's Overall Cost Of Living
0.9x
Lower Than The National Average
Living Expense Sterling Colorado National Average
Overall 89 112 100
Services 105 104 100
Groceries 89 103 100
Health 100 103 100
Housing 62 133 100
Transportation 105 108 100
Utilities 81 87 100

Sterling, CO Photos

Sterling Co Main Street
Source: Public Domain

Rankings for Sterling in Colorado

Map Of Sterling, CO

Best Places Around Sterling

1

Sidney, NE
Population 6,451

2

Fort Morgan, CO
Population 11,311

3

Kimball, NE
Population 2,276

Population over time in Sterling

Year Population % Change
2020 14,421 4.7%
2019 13,775 -1.3%
2018 13,961 -0.1%
2017 13,976 -0.5%
2016 14,046 -4.5%
2015 14,709 -0.1%
2014 14,718 0.5%
2013 14,642 0.8%
2012 14,533 1.0%
2011 14,393 -

Race / Ethnicity in Sterling

White
68.9% (9,940)
African American
2.3% (326)
American Indian
1.3% (189)
Asian
1.1% (155)
Hawaiian
2.3% (336)
Other
0.1% (8)
Two Or More
2.9% (418)
Hispanic
21.1% (3,049)
Race Sterling CO USA
White 68.9% 67.5% 60.1%
African American 2.3% 3.9% 12.2%
American Indian 1.3% 0.5% 0.6%
Asian 1.1% 3.1% 5.6%
Hawaiian 2.3% 0.1% 0.2%
Other 0.1% 0.2% 0.3%
Two Or More 2.9% 2.9% 2.8%
Hispanic 21.1% 21.7% 18.2%

Gender in Sterling

Female
43.5% (6,275)
Male
56.5% (8,146)
Gender Sterling CO USA
Female 43.5% 49.7% 50.8%
Male 56.5% 50.3% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Sterling for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
3.0% (432)
9-12th Grade
9.0% (1,297)
High School / GED
39.0% (5,624)
Some College
21.0% (3,028)
Associate's Degree
9.0% (1,297)
Bachelor's Degree
13.0% (1,874)
Master's Degree
5.0% (721)
Professional Degree
1.0% (144)
Doctorate Degree
0.0% (0)
Education Sterling CO USA
< 9th Grade 3.0% 3.0% 5.0%
9-12th Grade 9.0% 5.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 39.0% 21.0% 27.0%
Some College 21.0% 21.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 9.0% 9.0% 9.0%
Bachelor's Degree 13.0% 26.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 5.0% 11.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 1.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 0.0% 2.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Sterling, Colorado

Less than $10,000
7.5% (108,002)
$10,000 to $14,999
6.3% (90,721)
$15,000 to $24,999
12.8% (183,873)
$25,000 to $34,999
14.8% (213,034)
$35,000 to $49,999
16.9% (244,085)
$50,000 to $74,999
21.4% (309,156)
$75,000 to $99,999
10.8% (155,793)
$100,000 to $149,999
6.5% (94,231)
$150,000 to $199,999
1.5% (21,330)
$200,000 or more
1.5% (21,870)
Income Sterling CO USA
Less than $10,000 7.5% 4.5% 5.8%
$10,000 to $14,999 6.3% 3.1% 4.1%
$15,000 to $24,999 12.8% 6.6% 8.5%
$25,000 to $34,999 14.8% 7.2% 8.6%
$35,000 to $49,999 16.9% 11.0% 12.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 21.4% 17.4% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 10.8% 13.6% 12.8%
$100,000 to $149,999 6.5% 18.2% 15.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 1.5% 8.7% 7.1%
$200,000 or more 1.5% 9.6% 8.3%

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