Latest Data (2016)
Population 132,427
Nationwide Rank 204

Quick Facts

Sterling Heights, Michigan is the 204th largest city in the United States as of 2016.

Sterling Heights, Michigan is a city.

Sterling Heights, Michigan is as large as it has ever been. In 2016 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
2000-2016
194 Hampton, Virginia 135,410 -7.5%
195 Warren, Michigan 135,125 -2.1%
196 Midland, Texas 134,610 41.6%
197 Waco, Texas 134,432 17.2%
198 Charleston, South Carolina 134,385 35.7%
199 Columbia, South Carolina 134,309 12.5%
200 Denton, Texas 133,808 59.9%
201 Carrollton, Texas 133,351 20.9%
202 Surprise, Arizona 132,677 310.1%
203 Roseville, California 132,671 63.1%
204 Sterling Heights, Michigan 132,427 6.2%
205 Murfreesboro, Tennessee 131,947 86.2%
206 Gainesville, Florida 131,591 16.4%
207 Cedar Rapids, Iowa 131,127 7.6%
208 Visalia, California 131,074 37.0%
209 Coral Springs, Florida 130,059 8.6%
210 New Haven, Connecticut 129,934 4.9%
211 Stamford, Connecticut 129,113 9.8%
212 Thousand Oaks, California 128,888 9.7%
213 Concord, California 128,726 5.2%
214 Elizabeth, New Jersey 128,640 6.4%

Similarly Sized Cities In Michigan

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2016
121 Grand Rapids 196,445 -0.7%
195 Warren 135,125 -2.1%
204 Sterling Heights 132,427 6.2%
228 Ann Arbor 120,782 5.3%
239 Lansing 116,020 -2.7%
315 Flint 97,386 -21.9%
333 Dearborn 94,444 -3.4%
334 Livonia 94,041 -6.5%
398 Troy 83,641 3.2%
414 Westland 81,545 -5.9%
418 Farmington Hills 81,129 -1.1%
454 Kalamazoo 75,984 -1.3%
458 Wyoming 75,567 8.6%
478 Rochester Hills 73,422 6.4%
479 Southfield 73,100 -6.6%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
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