Living in Sterling, CO

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2020-12-30

Sterling, Colorado Info Snack

Population
14,478
Unemployment
3.7%
Poverty
14.8%
Median Home
$136,800
Median Income
$45,647
Median Rent
$786

Sterling SnackAbility

6
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
7/10
Housing
6
Affordability
6
Diversity
8.5
Safety
3
Amenities
8.5
Education
6
Commute
9.5

Sterling, CO Crime Report

569
Total Crimes
4,192.1
Total Crimes / 100k People
69.26%
Above National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
Sterling
/ 100k People
Colorado
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 569 4,192.1 2,971.6 2,476.7
Violent Crime 107 788.3 381.0 366.7
Murder 1 7.4 3.8 5.0
Robbery 5 36.8 63.6 81.6
Aggravated Assault 66 486.3 246.3 250.2
Property Crime 462 3,403.8 2,590.7 2,109.9
Burglary 99 729.4 348.4 340.5
Larceny 344 2,534.4 1,858.3 1,549.5
Car Theft 19 140.0 384.0 219.9

Sterling, CO Cost Of Living

85
Sterling's Overall Cost Of Living
0.8x
Lower Than The National Average
Living Expense Sterling Colorado National Average
Overall 85 110 100
Services 104 103 100
Groceries 84 97 100
Health 98 104 100
Housing 63 134 100
Transportation 95 102 100
Utilities 79 86 100

Sterling, CO Photos

Sterling Co Main Street
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Rankings for Sterling in Colorado

Map Of Sterling, CO

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1

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2

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3

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Population 2,578

Population over time in Sterling

Year Population % Change
2019 14,478 5.1%
2018 13,775 -1.3%
2017 13,961 -0.1%
2016 13,976 -0.5%
2015 14,046 -4.5%
2014 14,709 -0.1%
2013 14,718 0.5%
2012 14,642 0.8%
2011 14,533 1.0%
2010 14,393 -

Race / Ethnicity in Sterling

White
70.2% (10,160)
African American
1.3% (186)
American Indian
1.0% (152)
Asian
1.1% (155)
Hawaiian
1.5% (210)
Other
0.1% (10)
Two Or More
4.8% (699)
Hispanic
20.1% (2,906)
Race Sterling CO USA
White 70.2% 68.1% 60.7%
African American 1.3% 3.9% 12.3%
American Indian 1.0% 0.5% 0.7%
Asian 1.1% 3.1% 5.5%
Hawaiian 1.5% 0.1% 0.2%
Other 0.1% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 4.8% 2.5% 2.4%
Hispanic 20.1% 21.5% 18.0%

Gender in Sterling

Female
46.0% (6,664)
Male
54.0% (7,813)
Gender Sterling CO USA
Female 46.0% 49.7% 50.8%
Male 54.0% 50.3% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Sterling for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
5.0% (723)
9-12th Grade
8.0% (1,158)
High School / GED
35.0% (5,067)
Some College
21.0% (3,040)
Associate's Degree
11.0% (1,592)
Bachelor's Degree
14.0% (2,026)
Master's Degree
5.0% (723)
Professional Degree
1.0% (144)
Doctorate Degree
0.0% (0)
Education Sterling CO USA
< 9th Grade 5.0% 4.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 8.0% 5.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 35.0% 21.0% 27.0%
Some College 21.0% 21.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 11.0% 8.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 14.0% 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% (108,290)
$10,000 to $14,999
7.2% (104,726)
$15,000 to $24,999
11.2% (162,024)
$25,000 to $34,999
12.5% (180,392)
$35,000 to $49,999
15.5% (223,708)
$50,000 to $74,999
19.7% (285,667)
$75,000 to $99,999
15.0% (216,854)
$100,000 to $149,999
8.4% (121,175)
$150,000 to $199,999
1.2% (18,094)
$200,000 or more
1.9% (26,866)
Income Sterling CO USA
Less than $10,000 7.5% 4.8% 6.0%
$10,000 to $14,999 7.2% 3.2% 4.3%
$15,000 to $24,999 11.2% 7.0% 8.9%
$25,000 to $34,999 12.5% 7.6% 8.9%
$35,000 to $49,999 15.5% 11.6% 12.3%
$50,000 to $74,999 19.7% 17.4% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 15.0% 13.8% 12.7%
$100,000 to $149,999 8.4% 17.6% 15.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 1.2% 8.2% 6.8%
$200,000 or more 1.9% 8.8% 7.7%

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