Sterling, OK Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Sterling, Oklahoma - Basic Facts

The Town of Sterling had a population of 804 as of July 1, 2016. Sterling ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Oklahoma. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Sterling is located at latitude 34.7498 and longitude -98.1729 in Comanche County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Sterling (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.81 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Comanche County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,230 feet.

The Town of Sterling (GNIS ID: 2413333) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Oklahoma is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Town of Sterling is located within Northeast Comanche Division of Comanche County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Sterling population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.


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Sterling, OK Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)

POPULATION

Total Population 804
Population in Households 804
Population in Familes 674
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 999
Diversity Index2 38
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 308
Average Household Size 2.61
Family Households 213
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 341 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 191 (56.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 117 (34.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 33 ( 9.7%)
Median Home Value $93,506
Average Home Value $115,885
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $35,112
Average Household Income $45,437
Per Capita Income $17,116
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.22% 0.0%
Households 0.0% -0.07%
Families -0.22% -0.28%
Median Household Income   -0.29%
Per Capita Income   1.11%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Sterling, OK - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Sterling to the other 731 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Oklahoma by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 277 62nd
Population Density1 # 156 79th
Diversity Index2 # 544 26th
Median Household Income # 575 21st
Per Capita Income # 669 9th

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