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Sterling, Oklahoma - Basic Facts

The Town of Sterling had a population of 775 as of July 1, 2019. 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 34.7503 and longitude -98.1717 in Comanche County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Sterling 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.


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Sterling, OK Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Sterling, OK Housing Affordability Index is 248
State of Oklahoma Housing Affordability Index is 166
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Sterling, OK Wealth Index is 45
State of Oklahoma Wealth Index is 74
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 775 (100%)
Population in Households 775 (100.0%)
Population in Families 649 (83.7%)
Population in Group Quarters1 0
Population Density 963
Diversity Index2 40
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $45,513
Average Household Income $56,284
Per Capita Income $21,278
Wealth Index4 45

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 341 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 181 (53.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 117 (34.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 44 (12.9%)
Median Home Value $92,333
Housing Affordability Index3 248
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 297
Average Household Size 2.61
Family Households 205
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population -0.25% -0.71%
Households -0.39% -0.75%
Families -0.56% -0.89%
Median Household Income   4.21%
Per Capita Income   3.82%

Sterling, OK - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Sterling to the other 743 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Oklahoma by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 # 289 61st
Population Density # 168 78th
Diversity Index # 551 26th
Median Household Income # 327 56th
Per Capita Income # 464 38th

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