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People

Total Population 2,333
Male Share of the Population 47.1%
Female Share of the Population 52.9%
Senior Citizens 16.8%
Employed Population 16+ 1,144
Age of the Population 31

Families

% of people married 49.6%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 33.6%
Median Earnings25+ $33,494
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $2
Median Earnings With High School Degree $20,125

Wealth

Median Family Income $63,967
% Above Poverty Level 85.3%
% Below Poverty Level 14.7%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 12 minutes
% Working from Home 0.9%
% Walking and Biking to Work 11.4%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 31.3%
Median Gross Rent $443
Median House Value $84,200

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 18.4%
US/American 0%
English 12.4%
Irish 7.7%

Sterling Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 59 miles NW of Wichita, Kansas
County Rice
Standard Zip Codes 67579
Phone Area Codes 620
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 38.21
Longitude -98.206

Sterling Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station STERLING
Distance 0.6 miles
Jan Temp 18 to 40 F
Apr Temp 41 to 67 F
Jul Temp 68 to 93 F
Oct Temp 44 to 70 F
Annual Precip 29.2 inches
Station HUTCHINSON 10 SW
Distance 21.3 miles
Jan Temp 17 to 40 F
Apr Temp 41 to 66 F
Jul Temp 67 to 93 F
Oct Temp 43 to 70 F
Annual Precip 30.3 inches
Station GREAT BEND
Distance 32.3 miles
Jan Temp 19 to 42 F
Apr Temp 43 to 69 F
Jul Temp 68 to 93 F
Oct Temp 45 to 72 F
Annual Precip 26.4 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Abbyville 106 $43,125
Alden 108 $65,625
Chase 576 $36,563
Little River 564 $58,056
Lyons 3,746 $58,712
Nickerson 1,174 $43,523

Sterling Public Libraries

Library
Sterling Free Public Library
138 N. BROADWAY
Sterling, Kansas
(620) 278-3191

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Sterling High Schools

STERLING HIGH
308 E WASHINGTON
620-278-2171
Serves 169 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 10.6

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