Latest Data (2017)
Population 13,961
Nationwide Rank 2385

Quick Facts

Sterling, Colorado is the 2,385th largest city in the United States as of 2017.

Sterling, Colorado is a city.

Sterling, Colorado is currently 5.5% smaller than it was in 2010, the year of its peak recorded population.

Sterling, Colorado's growth is about average. 45% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Sterling, Colorado Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
2375 Centerton, Arkansas 14,001 430.5%
2376 Auburn, California 13,997 12.2%
2377 Port Orchard, Washington 13,997 79.2%
2378 Grain Valley, Missouri 13,996 161.7%
2379 Greenwood, Mississippi 13,996 -24.1%
2380 Beach Park, Illinois 13,995 37.7%
2381 East Wenatchee, Washington 13,983 19.5%
2382 Calera, Alabama 13,979 292.7%
2383 California City, California 13,972 66.5%
2384 Washington, Missouri 13,966 4.8%
2385 Sterling, Colorado 13,961 9.0%
2386 Hendersonville, North Carolina 13,954 21.9%
2387 Forest Park, Illinois 13,951 -10.9%
2388 Hickory Hills, Illinois 13,950 0.2%
2389 Whitefish Bay, Wisconsin 13,950 -1.3%
2390 Hidalgo, Texas 13,931 79.6%
2391 Circleville, Ohio 13,930 3.1%
2392 Mount Dora, Florida 13,916 37.4%
2393 Lewisville, North Carolina 13,913 18.6%
2394 Gardendale, Alabama 13,906 17.4%
2395 Hutchinson, Minnesota 13,895 5.2%

Similarly Sized Cities In Colorado

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
1479 Windsor 25,330 144.4%
1555 Erie 24,234 269.7%
1732 Louisville 21,128 10.9%
1779 Golden 20,571 19.5%
1787 Evans 20,470 95.0%
1877 Montrose 19,305 48.3%
1948 Durango 18,465 27.1%
2112 CaƱon City 16,539
2199 Greenwood Village 15,721 34.8%
2231 Johnstown 15,478 246.1%
2385 Sterling 13,961 9.0%
2404 Firestone 13,825 509.2%
2447 Lone Tree 13,566 95.6%
2480 Fruita 13,294 97.4%
2528 Steamboat Springs 12,965 28.5%
2532 Superior 12,951 40.0%
2568 Federal Heights 12,744 5.5%
2579 Frederick 12,687 351.9%
2811 Fort Morgan 11,281 2.3%
2949 Castle Pines 10,523
3067 Glenwood Springs 9,962 26.5%
3090 Alamosa 9,871 17.0%
3135 Rifle 9,661 39.8%
3157 Wellington 9,527 250.7%
3284 Craig 8,922 -2.6%
3296 Berthoud 8,889 76.7%
3315 Delta 8,823 12.5%
3356 Cortez 8,709 8.7%
3524 Fort Lupton 8,163 12.9%
3558 Trinidad 8,073 -11.5%
3697 Woodland Park 7,642 12.6%
3712 Lamar 7,601 -14.0%
3778 Monument 7,380 243.8%
3787 Aspen 7,359 23.4%
3871 Gypsum 7,117 82.8%
3900 Milliken 7,014 130.1%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2017 13,961 2,385
2016 13,988 2,367
2015 14,104 2,348
2014 14,629 2,283
2013 14,637 2,273
2012 14,727 2,249
2011 14,792 2,231
2010 14,777 2,214
2009 12,712 2,451
2008 12,687 2,438
2007 12,832 2,402
2006 12,796 2,384
2005 12,816 2,364
2004 13,000 2,319
2003 13,136 2,276
2002 13,096 2,260
2001 13,221 2,227
2000 12,806 2,274
1990 10,232 2,404