Sterling employment information

Income per capita$19,837$27,339$28,555
Median household income$39,063$52,400$53,482
Median income owner occupied$42,708$66,950$68,142
Median income renter occupied$37,798$31,539$33,219
Median earnings male$22,279$34,967$36,116
Median earnings female$22,500$23,440$25,692
Unemployment rate3.9%3.8%5.8%
Poverty level8.2%12.9%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Sterling is 31% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Sterling is 27% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Sterling is 33% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Sterling is 47% lower than the national average.

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Hours worked per week

Sterling median earnings by income bracket

Sterling employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry20.2%3.4%
Manufacturing sector28.1%0.8%
Financial & insurance services0.0%11.9%
Wholesale & retail services9.6%2.5%
Public administration17.5%7.6%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities8.8%1.7%
Education, health & social services3.5%58.5%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Roca, NE200$71,25033%
Hickman, NE1,850$63,75019%
Panama, NE272$62,00016%
Adams, NE560$56,2505%
Firth, NE613$53,4380%
Sterling, NE450$39,06327%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Caswell Beach, NC450$74,21939%
Hull, IL450$36,80631%
Rockford, ID450$75,25641%
Ivanhoe, VA450$14,73272%
Forbestown, CA450$63,67619%
Sterling, NE450$39,06327%
Source: The Sterling, NE employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.