Sterling, MI Profile: Facts & Data

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Sterling, Michigan - Basic Facts

The Village of Sterling had a population of 516 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Sterling is located at latitude 44.0328 and longitude -84.0186 in Arenac County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Sterling (see map below) 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 (GNIS ID: 2399895) 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.

The Village of Sterling is located within Township of Deep River, a minor civil division (MCD) of Arenac County.


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Sterling, MI Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)

POPULATION

Total Population 516
Population in Households 508
Population in Familes 421
Population in Group Qrtrs 8
Population Density2 528
Diversity Index3 13
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $44,806
Average Household Income $59,957
Per Capita Income $24,003

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 204 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 151 (74.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 27 (13.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 26 (12.7%)
Median Home Value $94,672
Average Home Value $128,146
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 178
Average Household Size 2.85
Family Households 127
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2018 2018-2023
Population -0.32% -0.55%
Households -0.47% -0.57%
Families -0.65% -0.64%
Median Household Income   1.9%
Per Capita Income   2.39%

Sterling, MI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Sterling to the other 692 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Michigan by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 525 24th
Population Density # 503 27th
Diversity Index # 464 33rd
Median Household Income # 404 42nd
Per Capita Income # 359 48th

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