Mount Sterling demographics profile

StatisticMount SterlingIllinoisNational
Population density (sq mi)1,97122291
Median age34.137.437.7
Male/Female ratio1.1:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)54%55%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1863%44%43%
Speak English99%77%79%
Speak Spanish1%13%13%
Mount Sterling, IL has a population of 2,184 and is the 10,515th largest city in the United States. The population density is 1,971 per sq mi which is 786% higher than the Illinois average and 2075% higher than the national average. The median age in Mount Sterling is 34 which is approximately 9% lower than the Illinois average of 37. In Mount Sterling, 54% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 99% speak English and 1% speak Spanish. 88% of Mount Sterling residents were born in Illinois, 10% were born out of state, 0% were born outside of the United States and 1% were foreign born.
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  • The population density in Mount Sterling is 786% higher than Illinois.
  • The median age in Mount Sterling is 9% lower than Illinois.
  • In Mount Sterling 96.06% of the population is White.
  • In Mount Sterling 1.19% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Mount Sterling 1.19% of the population is Asian.

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Mount Sterling population breakdown by race

RaceMount SterlingIllinoisNational
Black or African American1.19%14.30%12.63%
American Indian0.00%0.23%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.00%0.03%0.18%
Mixed race1.56%2.34%3.06%
Other race0.00%5.86%4.75%
In Mount Sterling, 0.3% 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.

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