Population density (sq mi)1,8355691
Median age34.336.437.7
Male/Female ratio1.2:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)45%56%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1846%45%43%
Speak English92%83%79%
Speak Spanish7%12%13%

Key findings

  • The population density in Sterling is 3177% higher than Colorado
  • The median age in Sterling is 6% lower than Colorado
  • In Sterling 89.24% of the population is White
  • In Sterling 3.03% of the population is Black
  • In Sterling 1.40% of the population is Asian

Compare Sterling, CO Demographics


      Sterling population breakdown by race

      American Indian2.66%0.94%0.82%
      Native Hawaiian0.11%0.14%0.18%
      Mixed race2.64%3.43%3.06%
      Other race0.92%4.18%4.75%
      In Sterling, 18.9% 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

      Place of birth by citizenship

      Sterling age breakdown

      Marital status

      Age of children in married couples

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