Also See: Sterling, MI ZIP Codes & ZIP Code Maps
The Village of Sterling had a population of 528 as of July 1, 2021.
The primary coordinate point for Sterling is located at latitude 44.0334 and longitude -84.0228 in Arenac County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Sterling encompass a land area of 0.98 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Arenac County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 748 feet.
The Village of Sterling has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.
|Total Population||528 (100%)|
|Population in Households||520 (98.5%)|
|Population in Families||433 (82.0%)|
|Population in Group Quarters1||8 ( 1.5%)|
|Median Household Income||$48,498|
|Average Household Income||$63,517|
|% of Income for Mortgage4||10%|
|Per Capita Income||$25,834|
|Total HU (Housing Units)||207 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||158 (76.3%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||28 (13.5%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||22 (10.6%)|
|Median Home Value||$109,848|
|Average Home Value||$141,195|
|Housing Affordability Index3||281|
|Average Household Size||2.81|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||1.51%|
|Per Capita Income||2.34%|
|Owner Occupied HU||-0.38%|
The table below compares Sterling to the other 692 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Michigan by rank and percentile using July 1, 2021 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.
|Total Population||# 525||24th|
|Population Density||# 501||28th|
|Median Household Income||# 444||36th|
|Housing Affordability Index||# 631||91st|
|Per Capita Income||# 395||43rd|
|Diversity Index||# 474||32nd|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Michigan Census Data Comparison Tool.