StatisticSterlingCharlotteNorth Carolina
Population4,189808,83410,488,084
Population density (sq mi)5872,642218
Median age33.833.838.3
Male/Female ratio0.8:10.9:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)n/a48%57%
Families w/ Kids under 1860%50%43%
Speak Englishn/a79%89%
Speak Spanishn/a12%7%

Key findings

  • The population density in Sterling is 78% lower than Charlotte
  • The median age in Sterling is equal to Charlotte
  • In Sterling 49.00% of the population is White
  • In Sterling 45.05% of the population is Black
  • In Sterling 3.34% of the population is Asian

Compare Charlotte, NC Demographics

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      Sterling population breakdown by race

      RaceSterlingCharlotteNorth Carolina
      White49.00%50.73%69.24%
      Black45.05%35.26%21.50%
      Asian3.34%5.97%2.56%
      American Indian0.00%0.31%1.18%
      Native Hawaiian0.06%0.09%0.07%
      Mixed race0.68%2.76%2.45%
      Other race1.87%4.89%3.01%
      In Sterling, 13.7% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
      Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

      Household income distribution

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      Sterling age breakdown

      Marital status

      Age of children in married couples

      Source: The Sterling, Charlotte, NC demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).