Demographics

Sterling's Demographics

According the newest Census data from 2010, Sterling's population is 15,370.  Here are some other demographic statistics for Sterling:
2010 Census Sterling Demographics
White 82.5%
Black 3%
Hispanic/Latino 24.2%
Median Age 37.3
Male Population 47.5%
Female Population 52.5%
Total Housing Units 6,947



Follow this link for the General Population and Housing Characteristics and Economic Characteristics data in PDF format.  The Bureau of Labor Statistics provides statistics on unemployment.  For more information on demographics, please consult the 2010 Census website.

Whiteside County Unemployment Statistics
July 2007 6%
July 2008 7.3%
July 2009 10.7%
July 2010 10.8%
July 2011 9.9%
July 2012 10.1%











Sterling Unemployment Statistics
November 2012 8.3%
December 2012 9.1%
2012 Overall 9.3%
January 2013 11%
February 2013 11.2%
March 2013 9.7%
April 2013 8%