Sterling employment information

Income per capita$31,895$33,958$28,555
Median household income$86,968$64,792$53,482
Median income owner occupied$98,808$80,325$68,142
Median income renter occupied$61,293$41,321$33,219
Median earnings male$42,687$41,629$36,116
Median earnings female$30,607$28,890$25,692
Unemployment rate3.5%4.5%5.8%
Poverty level7.4%11.5%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Sterling is 12% higher than the national average.
  • The median household income in Sterling is 63% higher than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Sterling is 40% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Sterling is 53% 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 industry13.1%1.7%
Manufacturing sector4.4%0.0%
Financial & insurance services2.3%5.0%
Wholesale & retail services12.8%14.8%
Public administration5.4%6.6%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities9.7%4.7%
Education, health & social services5.9%24.6%

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Sterling, VA29,016$86,96863%

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Austintown, OH29,034$41,60122%
Elmira, NY29,046$29,86544%
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Schererville, IN29,082$69,01129%
Princeton, NJ28,940$116,875119%
Sterling, VA29,016$86,96863%
Source: The Sterling, VA employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.