In 2019, Sterling, KS had a population of 2.6k people with a median age of 28.2 and a median household income of $47,563. Between 2018 and 2019 the population of Sterling, KS grew from 2,515 to 2,596, a 3.22% increase and its median household income declined from $47,880 to $47,563, a −0.662% decrease.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Sterling, KS are White (Non-Hispanic) (85.6%), White (Hispanic) (5.43%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (3.85%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (1.54%), and Other (Hispanic) (0.886%). 0% of the households in Sterling, KS speak a non-English language at home as their primary language.
99.1% of the residents in Sterling, KS are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Sterling, KS are Sterling College (104 degrees awarded in 2020).
In 2019, the median property value in Sterling, KS was $83,400, and the homeownership rate was 71.5%. Most people in Sterling, KS drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 11.8 minutes. The average car ownership in Sterling, KS was 2 cars per household.