Living in Sterling, CO

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Updated: 2020-03-10

Sterling SnackAbility

6
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
6/10
Housing
6
Affordability
6
Diversity
8.5
Safety
4
Amenities
8.5
Education
6
Commute
9.5

Sterling, CO Crime Report

575
Total Crimes
4,128.4
Total Crimes / 100k People
60.74%
Above National Average

Sterling, CO Cost Of Living

85
Sterling's Overall Cost Of Living
0.8x
Lower Than The National Average

Sterling, Colorado Info Snack

Sterling is a Home Rule Municipality that is the county seat and the most populous city of Logan County, Colorado, United States. The city population was 14,777 at the 2010 census.
Population
13,775
Unemployment
5.2%
Poverty
18.3%
Median Home
$129,900
Median Income
$41,220
Median Rent
$741

Sterling, CO Photos

Source: Public Domain

Rankings for Sterling in Colorado

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Map Of Sterling, CO

Population over time in Sterling

Year Population % Change
2017 13,775 -1.3%
2016 13,961 -0.1%
2015 13,976 -0.5%
2014 14,046 -4.5%
2013 14,709 -0.1%
2012 14,718 0.5%
2011 14,642 0.8%
2010 14,533 1.0%
2009 14,393 -
Crime/100k Sterling CO USA
Violent Crime 631.8 397.2 368.9
Murder 7.2 3.7 5.0
Robbery 14.4 66.7 86.2
Aggravated Assault 445.1 255.4 246.8
Property Crime 3496.6 2671.6 2199.5
Burglary 531.3 375.2 376.0
Larceny 2735.5 1915.9 1594.6
Car Theft 229.8 380.5 228.9

Race / Ethnicity in Sterling

White
73.2% (10,084)
African American
1.3% (176)
American Indian
0.4% (50)
Asian
1.0% (144)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.1% (7)
Two Or More
6.0% (831)
Hispanic
18.0% (2,483)
Race Sterling CO USA
White 73.2% 68.3% 61.1%
African American 1.3% 3.9% 12.3%
American Indian 0.4% 0.5% 0.7%
Asian 1.0% 3.1% 5.4%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Other 0.1% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 6.0% 2.4% 2.4%
Hispanic 18.0% 21.4% 17.8%

Household Income For Sterling, Colorado

Less than $10,000
9.8% (135,235)
$10,000 to $14,999
9.3% (128,354)
$15,000 to $24,999
11.0% (151,644)
$25,000 to $34,999
12.4% (170,963)
$35,000 to $49,999
15.7% (216,218)
$50,000 to $74,999
18.3% (252,475)
$75,000 to $99,999
13.6% (187,901)
$100,000 to $149,999
6.8% (93,156)
$150,000 to $199,999
1.4% (19,848)
$200,000 or more
1.6% (21,701)
Income Sterling CO USA
Less than $10,000 9.8% 5.1% 6.3%
$10,000 to $14,999 9.3% 3.5% 4.6%
$15,000 to $24,999 11.0% 7.3% 9.3%
$25,000 to $34,999 12.4% 8.1% 9.3%
$35,000 to $49,999 15.7% 12.1% 12.6%
$50,000 to $74,999 18.3% 17.8% 17.5%
$75,000 to $99,999 13.6% 13.6% 12.5%
$100,000 to $149,999 6.8% 16.9% 14.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 1.4% 7.6% 6.3%
$200,000 or more 1.6% 7.9% 7.0%

Gender in Sterling

Female
46.5% (6,409)
Male
53.5% (7,365)
Gender Sterling CO USA
Female 46.5% 49.7% 50.8%
Male 53.5% 50.3% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Sterling for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
5.0% (688)
9-12th Grade
8.0% (1,102)
High School / GED
35.0% (4,821)
Some College
21.0% (2,892)
Associate's Degree
11.0% (1,515)
Bachelor's Degree
14.0% (1,928)
Master's Degree
6.0% (826)
Professional Degree
0.0% (0)
Doctorate Degree
0.0% (0)
Education Sterling CO USA
< 9th Grade 5.0% 5.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 8.0% 5.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 35.0% 21.0% 27.0%
Some College 21.0% 21.0% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 11.0% 8.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 14.0% 25.0% 19.0%
Master's Degree 6.0% 11.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 0.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 0.0% 2.0% 1.0%

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