In 2017, Sterling, KS had a population of 2.56k people with a median age of 35.1 and a median household income of $45,469. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Sterling, KS grew from 2,490 to 2,558, a 2.73% increase and its median household income grew from $40,509 to $45,469, a 12.2% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Sterling, KS are White (Non-Hispanic) (84.2%), White (Hispanic) (5.94%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (3.99%), Two or More Races (Non-Hispanic) (3.01%), and Asian (Non-Hispanic) (1.25%). N/A% of the people in Sterling, KS speak a non-English language, and 98.9% are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Sterling, KS are Sterling College (153 degrees awarded in 2017).
The median property value in Sterling, KS is $81,100, and the homeownership rate is 67.6%. Most people in Sterling, KS commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 10.6 minutes. The average car ownership in Sterling, KS is 2 cars per household.