Sterling, NE Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Sterling, Nebraska - Basic Facts

The Village of Sterling had a population of 468 as of July 1, 2016. Sterling ranks in the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Nebraska. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Sterling is located at latitude 40.4612 and longitude -96.3775 in Johnson County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Sterling (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.41 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Johnson County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,188 feet.

The Village of Sterling (GNIS ID: 2399896) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Village of Sterling is located within Sterling Election Precinct, a minor civil division (MCD) of Johnson County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Sterling population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.


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Sterling, NE Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)

POPULATION

Total Population 468
Population in Households 468
Population in Familes 378
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,150
Diversity Index2 5
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 201
Average Household Size 2.33
Family Households 130
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 231 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 165 (71.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 37 (16.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 30 (13.0%)
Median Home Value $98,413
Average Home Value $183,133
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $44,480
Average Household Income $64,314
Per Capita Income $27,275
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.27% -0.52%
Households -0.39% -0.5%
Families 0.5% -0.62%
Median Household Income   3.79%
Per Capita Income   2.9%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Sterling, NE - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Sterling to the other 580 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Nebraska by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 207 64th
Population Density1 # 187 68th
Diversity Index2 # 528 9th
Median Household Income # 383 34th
Per Capita Income # 261 55th

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