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Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Mount Sterling is 7,545. Mount Sterling, Kentucky is the 3,789th largest city in the US.
Mount Sterling is located entirely in Montgomery County.
The peak population of Mount Sterling was in 2020, when its population was 7,546. In 2020, Mount Sterling was the 3,774th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 3,789th largest city in the US. Mount Sterling is currently 0.0% smaller than it was in 2020.
Mount Sterling has grown 23.0% since the 2000. Mount Sterling, Kentucky is growing moderately quickly; it is growing faster than 75% of similarly sized cities since 2000.
Mount Sterling has a population density of 1,569.9 people per square mile.
|3784||New Cumberland, Pennsylvania||7,553||2.9%|
|3785||Tell City, Indiana||7,552||-3.5%|
|3786||Williston Park, New York||7,552||4.3%|
|3789||Mount Sterling, Kentucky||7,545||23.0%|
The total voting age population of Mount Sterling, Kentucky, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 5,248. The voting age population is 45.6% male and 54.4% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 13.8% of the residents of Mount Sterling are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Mount Sterling are 92.2% White, 5.4% Black, 1.3% American Indian and 1.1% Two or more races. Additionally, 2.5% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Mount Sterling, 24.8% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 29.7%. On a per-household basis, 19.9% of families are below the poverty line in Mount Sterling.
Among those aged 16 and older, 55.3% of Mount Sterling residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 89.0% of Mount Sterling residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 19.8% have a bachelor's degree and 7.0% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Mount Sterling residents aged 5 and older, 1.3% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 0.6% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.6% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.0% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Mount Sterling is 8.1%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Mount Sterling, 17.5% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Mount Sterling is $42,460.
In Mount Sterling, 45.8% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 54.2% of housing units in Mount Sterling.
Of all the housing units in Mount Sterling, 10.5% of them were build before 1940.
In Mount Sterling, 23.9% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 740 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Mount Sterling is $684.
In Mount Sterling, 78.8% of households have an active broadband internet connection.