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Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Sterling is 454. Sterling, Michigan is the 13,576th largest city in the US.
The peak population of Sterling was in 2000, when its population was 533. In 2000, Sterling was the 13,098th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 13,576th largest city in the US. Sterling is currently 14.8% smaller than it was in 2000.
Sterling has shrunk 14.8% since the year 2000. Sterling, Michigan's growth is below average. 68% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
|13573||Montrose, South Dakota||454||-2.1%|
|13574||North Hampton, Ohio||454||23.0%|
|13575||Peterstown, West Virginia||454||-8.8%|
The total voting age population of Sterling, Michigan, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 410. The voting age population is 42.4% male and 57.6% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 22.7% of the residents of Sterling are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Sterling are 93.7% White, 3.7% Two or more races, 1.5% Other and 1.1% American Indian. Additionally, 4.1% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Sterling, 21.6% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 33.6%. On a per-household basis, 18.2% of families are below the poverty line in Sterling.
Among those aged 16 and older, 51.9% of Sterling residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 89.0% of Sterling residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 8.2% have a bachelor's degree and 4.4% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Sterling residents aged 5 and older, 1.0% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 1.0% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.0% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.0% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Sterling is 9.6%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Sterling, 10.6% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Sterling is $38,750.
In Sterling, 64.3% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 35.7% of housing units in Sterling.
Of all the housing units in Sterling, 22.9% of them were build before 1940.
In Sterling, 7.8% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Sterling is $677.
In Sterling, 80.8% of households have an active broadband internet connection.