Latest Data (2018)
Population 132,964
Nationwide Rank 209

Quick Facts

Sterling Heights, Michigan is the 209th largest city in the United States as of 2018.

Sterling Heights, Michigan is a city.

Sterling Heights, Michigan is as large as it has ever been. In 2018 Sterling Heights had its largest population ever.

Sterling Heights, Michigan's growth is below average. 71% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Sterling Heights, Michigan Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2018
199 Carrollton, Texas 136,879 24.1%
200 West Valley City, Utah 136,401 24.8%
201 Charleston, South Carolina 136,208 37.5%
202 Warren, Michigan 134,587 -2.5%
203 Hampton, Virginia 134,313 -8.2%
204 Gainesville, Florida 133,857 18.4%
205 Visalia, California 133,800 39.9%
206 Coral Springs, Florida 133,507 11.5%
207 Columbia, South Carolina 133,451 11.7%
208 Cedar Rapids, Iowa 133,174 9.3%
209 Sterling Heights, Michigan 132,964 6.6%
210 New Haven, Connecticut 130,418 5.3%
211 Stamford, Connecticut 129,775 10.4%
212 Concord, California 129,688 6.0%
213 Kent, Washington 129,618 60.7%
214 Santa Clara, California 129,488 26.4%
215 Elizabeth, New Jersey 128,885 6.6%
216 Round Rock, Texas 128,739 112.1%
217 Thousand Oaks, California 127,690 8.6%
218 Lafayette, Louisiana 126,143 12.7%
219 Athens-Clarke County, Georgia 125,964 25.0%

Similarly Sized Cities In Michigan

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2018
115 Grand Rapids 200,217 1.1%
202 Warren 134,587 -2.5%
209 Sterling Heights 132,964 6.6%
231 Ann Arbor 121,890 6.3%
240 Lansing 118,427 -0.7%
331 Flint 95,943 -23.0%
343 Dearborn 94,333 -3.5%
346 Livonia 93,971 -6.6%
406 Troy 84,272 4.0%
421 Westland 81,720 -5.7%
427 Farmington Hills 81,093 -1.1%
459 Kalamazoo 76,545 -0.6%
464 Wyoming 75,820 9.0%
476 Rochester Hills 74,696 8.3%
492 Southfield 73,158 -6.5%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2018 132,964 209
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