Sterling 63 Below average
Sterling Livability #868 ranked city in Illinois#20,669 ranked city in the USARanks better than 29% of areas

Livability Awards

A+ Sterling Amenities Lots of amenities close to this location
B+ Sterling Cost of Living Cost of living is 15% lower than Illinois
Sterling
8317% less expensive than the US average
Illinois
982% less expensive than the US average
United States
100National cost of living index
Sterling cost of living
C Sterling Crime Total crime is 37% higher than Illinois
Total crime
3,20324% higher than the US average
Chance of being a victim
1 in 3224% higher than the US average
Year-over-year crime
-13%Year over year crime is down
Sterling crime
D Sterling Employment Household income is 33% lower than Illinois
Median household income
$39,88528% lower than the US average
Income per capita
$22,29625% lower than the US average
Unemployment rate
4%18% lower than the US average
Sterling employment
B- Sterling Housing Home value is 52% lower than Illinois
Median home value
$83,90055% lower than the US average
Median rent price
$64532% lower than the US average
Home ownership
64%equal to the US average
Sterling real estate or Sterling rentals
F Sterling Schools HS graduation rate is 4% lower than Illinois
High school grad. rates
81%2% lower than the US average
School test scores
29%41% lower than the US average
Student teacher ratio
16:1equal to the US average
Sterling K-12 schools
F Sterling User Ratings There are a total of 1 ratings in Sterling
Overall user rating
10% 1 total ratings
User reviews rating
10% 1 total reviews
User surveys rating
0% 0 total surveys
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      Sterling transportation information

      StatisticSterlingIllinoisNational
      Average one way commute16min29min26min
      Workers who drive to work81.7%73.4%76.4%
      Workers who carpool11.5%8.3%9.3%
      Workers who take public transit0.9%9.2%5.1%
      Workers who bicycle0.5%0.6%0.6%
      Workers who walk1.8%3.1%2.8%
      Working from home0.8%4.4%4.6%
      Airports (within 30 miles of city center)0n/a10354
      Amtrak train stations (within 30 miles of city center)0n/a32711

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