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Demographics

People

Total Population575
Male Share of the Population43.8%
Female Share of the Population56.2%
Senior Citizens23.8%
Employed Population 16+221
Age of the Population45

Families

% of people married47.6%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher7.4%
Median Earnings25+$30,542
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$32,188
Median Earnings With High School Degree$26,518

Wealth

Median Family Income$41,042
% Above Poverty Level82.1%
% Below Poverty Level17.9%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time31 minutes
% Working from Home3.2%
% Walking and Biking to Work2.3%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone29.8%
Median Gross Rent$625
Median House Value$72,400

Ancestry

German17.4%
Polish14.4%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)12%
French Except Basque11%
Irish7%
English6.3%
Scottish3.5%
Canadian2.3%
Dutch1.7%
Swedish1.7%
Hungarian1.2%
Norwegian0.9%
Romanian0.9%
Swiss0.7%
Greek0.7%
Finnish0.7%
Italian0.3%
Ukrainian0.3%
Icelander0.3%
Welsh0.2%
Croatian0.2%
Belgian0.2%
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Sterling Almanac

CategoryValue
County Arenac County
Standard Zip Codes48659
Phone Area Codes989
Time ZoneAmerica/Detroit
Approximate Latitude44.03
Approximate Longitude-84.02

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)

StationSTANDISH 5 SW
Distance5.8 miles
Jan Temp10 to 28 F
Apr Temp31 to 54 F
Jul Temp55 to 81 F
Oct Temp35 to 59 F
Annual Precip30.4 inches
StationGLADWIN
Distance23.2 miles
Jan Temp9 to 27 F
Apr Temp31 to 55 F
Jul Temp56 to 82 F
Oct Temp35 to 59 F
Annual Precip31.3 inches
StationMIDLAND
Distance30.1 miles
Jan Temp16 to 30 F
Apr Temp36 to 58 F
Jul Temp62 to 84 F
Oct Temp42 to 61 F
Annual Precip30.6 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Omer286$36,406
Pinconning1,481$35,250
Prescott272$33,750
Standish1,691$46,528
Turner125$17,143
Twining185$37,083

Sterling Public Schools

Sterling Elementary School
338 W State St
ZIP: 48659
(989) 654-2367
Primary
Total Enrollment 312
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