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Demographics

People

Total Population485
Male Share of the Population48.7%
Female Share of the Population51.3%
Senior Citizens21.9%
Employed Population 16+239
Age of the Population45

Families

% of people married53.3%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher16.5%
Median Earnings25+$31,591
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$35,114

Wealth

Median Family Income$58,750
% Above Poverty Level93.2%
% Below Poverty Level6.8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time36 minutes
% Working from Home2.5%
% Walking and Biking to Work6.3%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone32.8%
Median Gross Rent$600
Median House Value$63,800

Ancestry

German53.2%
Irish9.9%
English7.8%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)6.6%
Polish4.7%
Dutch4.1%
Czech2.1%
Swedish1.2%
Norwegian1.2%
French Except Basque0.6%
Greek0.4%
Italian0.4%
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Sterling Almanac

CategoryValue
County Johnson County
Standard Zip Codes68443
Phone Area Codes402
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude40.46
Approximate Longitude-96.37

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)

StationTECUMSEH
Distance10.6 miles
Jan Temp13 to 34 F
Apr Temp40 to 64 F
Jul Temp66 to 89 F
Oct Temp40 to 67 F
Annual Precip32.4 inches
StationSYRACUSE
Distance18.6 miles
Jan Temp11 to 33 F
Apr Temp38 to 64 F
Jul Temp65 to 89 F
Oct Temp39 to 67 F
Annual Precip30.6 inches
StationLINCOLN
Distance27.6 miles
Jan Temp13 to 33 F
Apr Temp39 to 63 F
Jul Temp66 to 88 F
Oct Temp41 to 67 F
Annual Precip29.7 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Adams561$83,056
Cook316$51,750
Douglas215$54,063
Firth467$69,750
Panama262$66,667
Tecumseh1,574$51,346

Sterling Public Libraries

Sterling Public Library
150 BROADWAY STREET
Sterling, Nebraska
(402) 866-2056

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Sterling Public Schools

Sterling Middle School
250 Main St, Box 39
ZIP: 68443
(402) 866-4761
Sterling High School
250 Main St, Po Box 39
ZIP: 68443
(402) 866-4761
High
Total Enrollment 100
Sterling Elementary School
250 Main St, Po Box 39
ZIP: 68443
(402) 866-4761
Primary
Total Enrollment 116
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