Sterling, IL
Quality of Life, Demographics, And Statistics

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

Population
14,774
Unemployment
3.8%
Poverty
11.4%
Median Home
$89,900
Median Income
$46,491
Median Rent
$698

Sterling SnackAbility

6
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
7/10
Housing
4
Affordability
8.5
Diversity
8.5
Safety
8
Amenities
9
Education
6
Commute
9.5

Sterling, IL Cost Of Living

84
Sterling's Overall Cost Of Living
0.8x
Lower Than The National Average
Living Expense Sterling Illinois National Average
Overall 84 98 100
Services 97 95 100
Groceries 96 97 100
Health 107 99 100
Housing 50 96 100
Transportation 107 105 100
Utilities 87 94 100

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Rankings for Sterling in Illinois

Map Of Sterling, IL

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Population over time in Sterling

Year Population % Change
2020 14,774 -0.2%
2019 14,810 -0.9%
2018 14,948 -0.8%
2017 15,071 -0.7%
2016 15,170 -0.2%
2015 15,208 -0.7%
2014 15,314 -0.3%
2013 15,367 -0.5%
2012 15,443 -0.0%
2011 15,450 -

Race / Ethnicity in Sterling

White
69.0% (10,196)
African American
2.0% (298)
American Indian
0.0% (0)
Asian
1.5% (215)
Hawaiian
0.1% (14)
Other
0.0% (0)
Two Or More
4.0% (590)
Hispanic
23.4% (3,461)
Race Sterling IL USA
White 69.0% 60.8% 60.1%
African American 2.0% 13.9% 12.2%
American Indian 0.0% 0.1% 0.6%
Asian 1.5% 5.5% 5.6%
Hawaiian 0.1% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.2% 0.3%
Two Or More 4.0% 2.2% 2.8%
Hispanic 23.4% 17.2% 18.2%

Gender in Sterling

Female
49.6% (7,333)
Male
50.4% (7,440)
Gender Sterling IL USA
Female 49.6% 50.9% 50.8%
Male 50.4% 49.1% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Sterling for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
4.0% (590)
9-12th Grade
8.0% (1,181)
High School / GED
35.0% (5,170)
Some College
26.0% (3,841)
Associate's Degree
10.0% (1,477)
Bachelor's Degree
10.0% (1,477)
Master's Degree
5.0% (738)
Professional Degree
1.0% (147)
Doctorate Degree
1.0% (147)
Education Sterling IL USA
< 9th Grade 4.0% 5.0% 5.0%
9-12th Grade 8.0% 6.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 35.0% 26.0% 27.0%
Some College 26.0% 20.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 10.0% 8.0% 9.0%
Bachelor's Degree 10.0% 22.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 5.0% 10.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 1.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 1.0% 1.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Sterling, Illinois

Less than $10,000
5.3% (78,121)
$10,000 to $14,999
5.4% (79,734)
$15,000 to $24,999
14.3% (210,859)
$25,000 to $34,999
13.2% (195,650)
$35,000 to $49,999
15.9% (234,365)
$50,000 to $74,999
18.2% (269,623)
$75,000 to $99,999
11.6% (171,683)
$100,000 to $149,999
11.4% (167,996)
$150,000 to $199,999
1.8% (26,731)
$200,000 or more
2.9% (42,632)
Income Sterling IL USA
Less than $10,000 5.3% 6.1% 5.8%
$10,000 to $14,999 5.4% 3.7% 4.1%
$15,000 to $24,999 14.3% 8.1% 8.5%
$25,000 to $34,999 13.2% 8.1% 8.6%
$35,000 to $49,999 15.9% 11.2% 12.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 18.2% 16.7% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 11.6% 12.9% 12.8%
$100,000 to $149,999 11.4% 16.6% 15.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 1.8% 7.8% 7.1%
$200,000 or more 2.9% 8.8% 8.3%

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