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People

Total Population 620
Male Share of the Population 51.6%
Female Share of the Population 48.4%
Senior Citizens 20.2%
Employed Population 16+ 202
Age of the Population 42

Families

% of people married 64.1%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 13.3%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $43,750
% Above Poverty Level 68.4%
% Below Poverty Level 31.6%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 29 minutes
% Working from Home 1.5%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 30.8%
Median Gross Rent $446
Median House Value $71,900

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 32.3%
US/American 0%
English 5.5%
Irish 11.9%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Sterling Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 15 miles NE of Lawton, Oklahoma (center to center)
Nearest Large City 61 miles SW of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
County Comanche
Metro Area Lawton
P.O. Box Zip Codes 73567
Phone Area Codes 580
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 34.75
Longitude -98.171

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 LAWTON
Distance 18.3 miles
Jan Temp 26 to 50 F
Apr Temp 49 to 73 F
Jul Temp 73 to 96 F
Oct Temp 52 to 76 F
Annual Precip 31.6 inches
Station DUNCAN
Distance 20.9 miles
Jan Temp 27 to 50 F
Apr Temp 49 to 73 F
Jul Temp 71 to 94 F
Oct Temp 51 to 75 F
Annual Precip 36.4 inches
Station WICHITA MTN WL REF
Distance 31 miles
Jan Temp 23 to 49 F
Apr Temp 46 to 72 F
Jul Temp 69 to 94 F
Oct Temp 47 to 75 F
Annual Precip 34.1 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Cement 507 $51,250
Cyril 1,171 $51,734
Elgin 2,702 $72,039
Fletcher 1,140 $51,731
Marlow 4,632 $42,357
Rush Springs 1,312 $42,273

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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Sterling High Schools

STERLING HS
400 S.2NDSTR.
580-365-4303
Title I eligible, not participating.
Serves 91 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 43.3

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