Latest Data (2017)
Population 132,631
Nationwide Rank 207

Quick Facts

Sterling Heights, Michigan is the 207th largest city in the United States as of 2017.

Sterling Heights, Michigan is a city.

Sterling Heights, Michigan is as large as it has ever been. In 2017 Sterling Heights had its largest population ever.

Sterling Heights, Michigan's growth is below average. 70% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Sterling Heights, Michigan Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
197 Midland, Texas 136,089 43.2%
198 Carrollton, Texas 135,710 23.0%
199 Roseville, California 135,329 66.4%
200 Warren, Michigan 135,022 -2.2%
201 Charleston, South Carolina 134,875 36.2%
202 Hampton, Virginia 134,669 -8.0%
203 Surprise, Arizona 134,085 314.5%
204 Columbia, South Carolina 133,114 11.5%
205 Coral Springs, Florida 133,037 11.1%
206 Visalia, California 133,010 39.1%
207 Sterling Heights, Michigan 132,631 6.3%
208 Gainesville, Florida 132,249 17.0%
209 Cedar Rapids, Iowa 132,228 8.5%
210 New Haven, Connecticut 131,014 5.8%
211 Stamford, Connecticut 130,824 11.3%
212 Elizabeth, New Jersey 130,215 7.7%
213 Concord, California 129,783 6.1%
214 Thousand Oaks, California 128,995 9.8%
215 Kent, Washington 128,458 59.3%
216 Santa Clara, California 127,134 24.1%
217 Simi Valley, California 126,878 13.3%

Similarly Sized Cities In Michigan

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
119 Grand Rapids 198,829 0.4%
200 Warren 135,022 -2.2%
207 Sterling Heights 132,631 6.3%
230 Ann Arbor 121,477 5.9%
239 Lansing 116,986 -1.9%
321 Flint 96,448 -22.6%
334 Dearborn 94,491 -3.4%
338 Livonia 94,105 -6.5%
404 Troy 83,813 3.4%
413 Westland 81,747 -5.7%
419 Farmington Hills 81,050 -1.2%
460 Wyoming 75,938 9.1%
463 Kalamazoo 75,807 -1.5%
477 Rochester Hills 74,205 7.6%
482 Southfield 73,208 -6.5%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2017 132,631 207
2016 132,427 204
2015 132,052 201
2014 131,741 196
2013 131,224 194
2012 130,410 192
2011 129,918 192
2010 129,699 189
2009 127,176 191
2008 127,061 189
2007 127,179 185
2006 127,464 186
2005 127,485 185
2004 127,308 182
2003 126,284 181
2002 125,503 179
2001 124,897 177
2000 124,670 176
1990 117,814 156