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Demographics Analysis

The people of Sterling City, Colorado give the community character. This place is unique because of factors such as population size / density, ethnic background, ratio of males to females, and average age.

Population By Sex By Age
(Sterling City, Colorado)

Male:

Under 5 years : 561

5 to 9 years : 480

10 to 14 years : 354

15 to 17 years : 165

18 and 19 years : 383

20 years : 184

21 years : 123

22 to 24 years : 285

25 to 29 years : 751

30 to 34 years : 420

35 to 39 years : 589

40 to 44 years : 478

45 to 49 years : 565

50 to 54 years : 605

55 to 59 years : 353

60 and 61 years : 83

62 to 64 years : 176

65 and 66 years : 20

67 to 69 years : 78

70 to 74 years : 199

75 to 79 years : 151

80 to 84 years : 98

85 years and over : 81

Female:

Under 5 years : 401

5 to 9 years : 561

10 to 14 years : 250

15 to 17 years : 229

18 and 19 years : 275

20 years : 115

21 years : 21

22 to 24 years : 281

25 to 29 years : 395

30 to 34 years : 312

35 to 39 years : 350

40 to 44 years : 376

45 to 49 years : 409

50 to 54 years : 297

55 to 59 years : 255

60 and 61 years : 98

62 to 64 years : 142

65 and 66 years : 54

67 to 69 years : 143

70 to 74 years : 102

75 to 79 years : 171

80 to 84 years : 159

85 years and over : 191


(updated 2009)



Population By Ancestry
(Sterling City, Colorado)

Ancestry specified:

Single ancestry : 6,898

Multiple ancestry : 3,858

Ancestry not specified:

Ancestry unclassified : 166

Ancestry not reported : 1,847


(updated 2009)



Population By Citizen Status In The United States
(Sterling City, Colorado)

U.S. citizen, born in the United States : 11,728

U.S. citizen, born in Puerto Rico or U.S. Island Areas : 20

U.S. citizen, born abroad of American parent(s) : 152

U.S. citizen by naturalization : 208

Not a U.S. citizen : 661


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Age
(Sterling City, Colorado)

Total:

Under 5 years : 962

5 to 17 years : 2,039

18 to 24 years : 1,667

25 to 34 years : 1,878

35 to 44 years : 1,793

45 to 54 years : 1,876

55 to 59 years : 608

60 and 61 years : 181

62 to 64 years : 318

65 to 74 years : 596

75 years and over : 851

Born in state of residence:

Under 5 years : 805

5 to 17 years : 1,457

18 to 24 years : 770

25 to 34 years : 1,066

35 to 44 years : 612

45 to 54 years : 989

55 to 59 years : 282

60 and 61 years : 79

62 to 64 years : 90

65 to 74 years : 364

75 years and over : 452

Born in other state in the United States:

Under 5 years : 157

5 to 17 years : 472

18 to 24 years : 684

25 to 34 years : 695

35 to 44 years : 908

45 to 54 years : 671

55 to 59 years : 326

60 and 61 years : 80

62 to 64 years : 198

65 to 74 years : 232

75 years and over : 339

Native, born outside the United States:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 28

18 to 24 years : 82

25 to 34 years : 31

35 to 44 years : 19

45 to 54 years : 0

55 to 59 years : 0

60 and 61 years : 12

62 to 64 years : 0

65 to 74 years : 0

75 years and over : 0

Foreign born:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 82

18 to 24 years : 131

25 to 34 years : 86

35 to 44 years : 254

45 to 54 years : 216

55 to 59 years : 0

60 and 61 years : 10

62 to 64 years : 30

65 to 74 years : 0

75 years and over : 60


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Sex
(Sterling City, Colorado)

Born in state of residence:

Male : 3,952

Female : 3,014

Born in other state in the United States:

Male : 2,595

Female : 2,167

Native: born outside the United States:

Male : 149

Female : 23

Foreign born:

Male : 486

Female : 383


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Race
(Sterling City, Colorado)

Born in state of residence : 6,274

Born in other state in the United States : 4,026

Native: born outside the United States : 141

Foreign born : 523


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Marital Status
(Sterling City, Colorado)

Born in state of residence:

Never married : 1,580

Now married, except separated : 2,067

Divorced : 799

Separated : 193

Widowed : 293

Born in other state in the United States:

Never married : 1,209

Now married, except separated : 1,924

Divorced : 642

Separated : 129

Widowed : 349

Native: born outside the United States:

Never married : 99

Now married, except separated : 1

Divorced : 42

Separated : 19

Widowed : 0

Foreign born:

Never married : 232

Now married, except separated : 363

Divorced : 72

Separated : 106

Widowed : 43


(updated 2009)



Language Spoken At Home By Ability To Speak English (Population Of 5 Years and Older)
(Sterling City, Colorado)

Speak only English : 10,275

Spanish or Spanish Creole:

Speak English "very well" : 738

Speak English less than "very well" : 610

French (incl. Patois, Cajun):

Speak English "very well" : 10

Speak English less than "very well" : 1

German:

Speak English "very well" : 100

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Russian:

Speak English "very well" : 7

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Serbo-Croatian:

Speak English "very well" : 10

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Chinese:

Speak English "very well" : 12

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Korean:

Speak English "very well" : 21

Speak English less than "very well" : 21

Thai:

Speak English "very well" : 1

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Other Native North American languages:

Speak English "very well" : 1

Speak English less than "very well" : 0


(updated 2009)



Ancestries in Sterling City, Colorado

  • German: 4,161   (35.0%)
  • Other Groups: 1,775   (14.9%)
  • Irish: 1,103   (9.3%)
  • English: 1,083   (9.1%)
  • United States Or American: 646   (5.4%)
  • Swedish: 448   (3.8%)
  • French (except Basque): 392   (3.3%)
  • Danish: 300   (2.5%)
  • Dutch: 269   (2.3%)
  • Scotch-irish: 242   (2.0%)
  • Scottish: 207   (1.7%)
  • Italian: 205   (1.7%)
  • Norwegian: 191   (1.6%)
  • Polish: 149   (1.3%)
  • Russian: 125   (1.1%)
  • Czech: 114   (1.0%)
  • British: 54   (0.5%)
  • Welsh: 53   (0.4%)
  • French Canadian: 50   (0.4%)
  • Swiss: 50   (0.4%)
  • Scandinavian: 35   (0.3%)
  • Celtic: 26   (0.2%)
  • European: 25   (0.2%)
  • Bulgarian: 22   (0.2%)
  • German Russian: 19   (0.2%)
  • Canadian: 18   (0.2%)
  • Czechoslovakian: 17   (0.1%)
  • Austrian: 17   (0.1%)
  • Croatian: 15   (0.1%)
  • Arab: 10   (0.1%)
  • Yugoslavian: 9   (0.1%)
  • Hungarian: 8   (0.1%)
  • Lithuanian: 8   (0.1%)
  • Finnish: 8   (0.1%)
  • Serbian: 8   (0.1%)
  • Subsaharan African: 8   (0.1%)
  • Estonian: 7   (0.1%)
  • Eastern European: 6   (0.1%)
  • Greek: 6   (0.1%)
  • Ukrainian: 5   (0.0%)
  • Pennsylvania German: 5   (0.0%)

(updated 2010)



Total Population In Sterling City, Colorado is 12,769



(updated 2009)



Male Population in Sterling City, Colorado: 7,182
Female Population in Sterling City, Colorado: 5,587


(updated 2013)



Median Male Resident Age in Sterling City, Colorado: 33.1
Median Female Resident Age in Sterling City, Colorado: 34.2


(updated 2013)



Median Age in the State of Colorado is 36


(updated 2010)



Median Age By Sex in Sterling City, Colorado


White


Both sexes

37.0

Male

34.8

Female

41.2

Black or African American


Both sexes

33.5

Male

34.2

Female

21.0

American Indian and Alaska Native


Both sexes

34.3

Male

35.8

Female

25.7

Asian


Both sexes

30.8

Male

30.9

Female

30.5

Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander


Both sexes

21.0

Male

22.3

Female

14.5

Other


Both sexes

26.0

Male

26.7

Female

25.2

Two or More Races


Both sexes

18.6

Male

19.6

Female

15.8

Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

27.9

Male

29.1

Female

22.4

White / Not Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

39.7

Male

37.5

Female

44.5


(updated 2010)



Races in Sterling City, Colorado


  • White: 10,964
  • African American: 492
  • American Indian: 92
  • Asian: 74
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 0
  • Some Other Race: 843
  • Two or More Races: 304



(updated 2013)













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Education Analysis

The amount of education a person receives can deeply affect their lives. The amount of education Sterling City, Colorado citizens receive, averaged as group, may also affect the community.

Education Level of Population 25 Years and Over in Sterling City, Colorado

Male


  • No Schooling Completed: 56   (1.72%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 26   (0.8%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 91   (2.8%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 155   (4.76%)
  • 9th Grade: 92   (2.83%)
  • 10th Grade: 106   (3.26%)
  • 11th Grade: 55   (1.69%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 102   (3.13%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 1,003   (30.81%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 311   (9.55%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 459   (14.1%)
  • Associate Degree: 371   (11.4%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 245   (7.53%)
  • Master's Degree: 111   (3.41%)
  • Professional School Degree: 53   (1.63%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 19   (0.58%)

Female


  • No Schooling Completed: 18   (0.49%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 11   (0.3%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 56   (1.53%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 115   (3.13%)
  • 9th Grade: 84   (2.29%)
  • 10th Grade: 98   (2.67%)
  • 11th Grade: 144   (3.92%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 104   (2.83%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 1,227   (33.42%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 446   (12.15%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 520   (14.16%)
  • Associate Degree: 403   (10.97%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 311   (8.47%)
  • Master's Degree: 93   (2.53%)
  • Professional School Degree: 37   (1.01%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 5   (0.14%)


(updated 2010)





Largest School Agency's In Sterling City, Colorado

  • Valley Re-1


    ( Grades: K-12, Location: 415 Beattie Street, Sterling, CO 80751, Phone: (970) 522-0792, Students: 2,513 )

Largest Elementary & Middle Schools (Public) In Sterling City, Colorado

  • Sterling Middle School


    ( Grades: 6-8, Location: 1177 Pawnee Street, Sterling, CO 80751, Phone: (970) 522-1041, Students: 530 )

  • Stevens Elementary School


    ( Grades: KG-1, Location: 1215 North 5th Street, Sterling, CO 80751, Phone: (970) 522-1081, Students: 327 )

  • Campbell Elementary School


    ( Grades: 4-5, Location: 902 Clark Street, Sterling, CO 80751, Phone: (970) 522-2514, Students: 317 )

  • Ayres Elementary School


    ( Grades: 2-3, Location: 1812 Robin Road, Sterling, CO 80751, Phone: (970) 522-1409, Students: 309 )

  • Hagen Elementary School


    ( Grades: K-K, Location: 301 Hagen Street, Sterling, CO 80751, Phone: (970) 522-0432, Students: 99 )

Largest High Schools (Public) In Sterling City, Colorado

  • Sterling High School


    ( Grades: 9-12, Location: 407 West Broadway, Sterling, CO 80751, Phone: (970) 522-2944, Students: 645 )

  • Smith High School


    ( Grades: 9-12, Location: 201 South 11th Avenue, Sterling, CO 80751, Phone: (970) 522-5079, Students: 16 )

Largest Universities & Colleges In Sterling City, Colorado

  • Northeastern Junior College


    ( 2-year, Public, Student Population: 2,751; Location: 00 College Avenue, Sterling, CO 80751, Web: http://www.njc.edu )

Largest Schools (Private) In Sterling City, Colorado

  • St Anthony Elementary School


    ( Grades: K-8, Location: 324 S 3rd Street, Sterling, CO 80751, Phone: (970) 522-7567, Students: 180 )

Academic Libraries In Sterling City, Colorado

(updated 2005)

Public Libraries (Central) In Sterling City, Colorado

  • Sterling Public Library


    420 North Fifth Street, Sterling, CO 80751

(updated 2012)



Museums Near Sterling City, Colorado


  • Buffalo Creek Valley Historical Society


    29454 Covell Rd, Sterling, IL 61081

  • Deer Creek Sodbusters Inc


    Po Box 221, Sterling, NE 68443

  • Dillon Home Museum


    1005 East 3rd Street, Sterling, IL 61081

  • Friends Of The Sterling Nature Center Inc


    216, Sterling, NY 13156
    http://www.cayuganet.org/sterlingpark

  • Hardy County Heritage Museum Inc


    1306 Squire Court Suite B, Sterling, VA 20166

  • John Deere Home & Farm Heritage Museum


    210 E 3rd Street, Sterling, IL 61081

  • Lanesville Heritage Preservation Society Inc


    21544 Old Vestals Gap Road, Sterling, VA 20164

  • Logan County Genealogy Society


    405 Springdale Road, Sterling, CO 80751

  • Logan County Historical Society Inc


    Po Box 564, Sterling, CO 80751

  • Loudoun Heritage Farm Museum


    21668 Heritage Farm Ln, Sterling, VA 20164
    http://www.heritagefarmmuseum.org

  • Murfreesboro Historical Assn Inc


    Po Box 3, Sterling, VA 20166

  • Overland Trail Museum


    Centennial Square, Sterling, CO 80751

  • Sterling Historic Preservation Inc


    Po Box 6, Sterling, KS 67579

  • Sterling Historical Society


    1244 Old State Rd, Sterling, NY 13156

  • Sterling Historical Society Inc


    7 Pine Street, Sterling, MA 01564
    http://www.sterlinghistoricalsociety.com

  • Sterling Park District Museum Association Sterling Park Dist


    1913 3rd Ave, Sterling, IL 61081

  • Sterling-rock Falls Historical Society


    Po Box 65, Sterling, IL 61081

  • Westwood Sports Center


    1900 Westwood Dr, Sterling, IL 61081

(updated 2014)



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Geography Analysis

The actual land features relating to Sterling City, Colorado affect how people live their lives. Natural features such as oceans, mountains, lakes, plains, and deserts all make a difference in the lives of individuals. The types of housing, heating fuels, and transportation infrastructure are largely influenced by the geography of Sterling City, Colorado.

Area Features of Sterling City, Colorado


Airport


(1) Mertens Airport   (2) Sterling Municipal Airport   (3) Sterling Regional Medical Center Heliport  

Building


(1) Colorado State Patrol Sterling Troop Office 3b   (2) Life Care Medical Ambulance   (3) Logan County Detention Center   (4) Logan County Sheriff S Office   (5) Overland Trail Museum   (6) Sterling Correctional Facility   (7) Sterling Fire Department   (8) Sterling Police Department  

Canal


(1) Cole Ditch   (2) Henderson Smith Ditch   (3) Lowline Ditch   (4) North Sterling Lateral Number 8   (5) Springdale Ditch   (6) Sterling Lateral Number 1   (7) Sterling Number 1 Ditch   (8) Sterling Number 2 Ditch  

Cemetery


(1) Sunset Memorial Gardens Cemetery  

Civil


(1) City Of Sterling   (2) Sterling Division  

Dam


(1) C A Sherwin Number 1 Dam   (2) C A Sherwin Number 2 Dam   (3) North Sterling Dam  

Hospital


(1) Heart Center Of The Rockies   (2) Salud Family Health Center   (3) Sterling Regional Medical Center  

Lake


(1) Dry Wild Horse Lake   (2) Schumans Lake   (3) Wild Horse Lake  

Locale


(1) Ackerman   (2) Buffalo Camp   (3) Camp Bright   (4) Hayford  

Mine


(1) Northeastern Pit   (2) Pre-ten Pit   (3) Sterling Ready Mix Pit   (4) Van Gundy Pit  

Oilfield


(1) Yenter Pool  

Park


(1) Cheairs Park   (2) Columbine Park   (3) Overland Trail Park And Museum   (4) Pioneer Park  

Populated Place


(1) Sterling  

Post Office


(1) Sterling Post Office  

Reservoir


(1) C A Sherwin Reservoir Number 1   (2) C A Sherwin Reservoir Number 2   (3) North Sterling Reservoir  

School


(1) Fairview Valley School   (2) Franklin School   (3) Graylin School   (4) Liberty School   (5) Minto Valley School   (6) Mount Hope School   (7) Northeastern Junior College   (8) Pleasant Divide School   (9) Riverside School   (10) Sanders School   (11) Springdale Valley School  

Spring


(1) Blood Spring   (2) Springdale Spring  

Stream


(1) Beall Creek   (2) North Branch Cedar Creek   (3) Sand Creek   (4) Springdale Creek   (5) Wild Horse Creek  

Tower


(1) Kstc-am Sterling  

Well


(1) Sterling Wells  


(updated 2014)



Zip Codes in Sterling City, Colorado

80751 (pop. 16,486)


Cities Nearby Sterling City, Colorado

Sterling Ccd, CO  (pop. 15,650) 2.6 Miles
Atwood Cdp, CO  (pop. 157) 6.4 Miles
Padroni Cdp, CO  (pop. 98) 10.8 Miles
Merino Ccd, CO  (pop. 1,262) 11.0 Miles
Iliff Town, CO  (pop. 223) 12.0 Miles
Merino Town, CO  (pop. 309) 12.3 Miles
Fleming Ccd, CO  (pop. 2,713) 16.2 Miles
Fleming Town, CO  (pop. 528) 19.9 Miles
Peetz Ccd, CO  (pop. 671) 22.2 Miles
Peetz Town, CO  (pop. 359) 23.8 Miles



Area Code(s) in Sterling City, Colorado

970



Elevation in Sterling City, Colorado is 3,950.0 ft. (1,204.0 meters)





Latitude/Longitude of Sterling City, Colorado

Lat: 40.625430 N        Long: -103.211783 W



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Economic Analysis

People and the communities they live in depend on money. The people of Sterling City, Colorado need food, shelter, clothing, and medical care. Business formation and job creation are essential to this community. Money sustains infrastructure such as roads and airports as well as human resources including fire rescue and police protection.

Energy Costs In Colorado

    Residential
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Commercial
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Industrial
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Other
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Transportation
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Total
(cents per
kilowatthour)
1990              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.02 5.67 4.49 7.28 0.00 5.89
  Total Electric Industry 7.02 5.67 4.49 7.28 0.00 5.89
1991              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.07 5.73 4.56 7.34 0.00 5.95
  Total Electric Industry 7.07 5.73 4.56 7.34 0.00 5.95
1992              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.20 5.77 4.59 7.61 0.00 6.02
  Total Electric Industry 7.20 5.77 4.59 7.61 0.00 6.02
1993              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.24 5.82 4.52 7.72 0.00 6.05
  Total Electric Industry 7.24 5.82 4.52 7.72 0.00 6.05
1994              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.36 6.00 4.58 7.43 0.00 6.07
  Total Electric Industry 7.36 6.00 4.58 7.43 0.00 6.07
1995              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.42 6.07 4.52 7.87 0.00 6.12
  Total Electric Industry 7.42 6.07 4.52 7.87 0.00 6.12
1996              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.49 5.93 4.35 7.69 0.00 6.05
  Total Electric Industry 7.49 5.93 4.35 7.69 0.00 6.05
1997              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.42 5.77 4.28 8.00 0.00 5.95
  Total Electric Industry 7.42 5.77 4.28 8.00 0.00 5.95
1998              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.45 5.67 4.34 7.92 0.00 5.95
  Total Electric Industry 7.45 5.67 4.34 7.92 0.00 5.95
1999              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.38 5.61 4.38 8.23 0.00 5.95
  Total Electric Industry 7.38 5.61 4.38 8.23 0.00 5.95
2000              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.31 5.55 4.25 7.77 0.00 5.88
  Total Electric Industry 7.31 5.55 4.25 7.77 0.00 5.88
2001              
  Full-Service Providers 7.47 5.67 4.48 8.36 0.00 6.02
  Total Electric Industry 7.47 5.67 4.48 8.36 0.00 6.02
2002              
  Full-Service Providers 7.37 5.67 4.52 6.64 0.00 6.00
  Total Electric Industry 7.37 5.67 4.52 6.64 0.00 6.00
2003              
  Full-Service Providers 8.14 6.60 5.10 0.00 7.32 6.77
  Total Electric Industry 8.14 6.60 5.10 0.00 7.32 6.77
2004              
  Full-Service Providers 8.42 6.89 5.11 0.00 5.81 6.95
  Total Electric Industry 8.42 6.89 5.11 0.00 5.81 6.95
2005              
  Full-Service Providers 9.06 7.62 5.74 0.00 5.01 7.64
  Total Electric Industry 9.06 7.62 5.74 0.00 5.01 7.64
2006              
  Full-Service Providers 9.02 7.50 5.88 0.00 7.78 7.61
  Total Electric Industry 9.02 7.50 5.88 0.00 7.78 7.61

(updated 2006)



Time Leaving to Work in Sterling City, Colorado

12:00 A.M. TO 4:59 A.M.   : 163   (3.2%)
5:00 A.M. TO 5:29 A.M.   : 119   (2.4%)
5:30 A.M. TO 5:59 A.M.   : 184   (3.6%)
6:00 A.M. TO 6:29 A.M.   : 332   (6.6%)
6:30 A.M. TO 6:59 A.M.   : 735   (14.5%)
7:00 A.M. TO 7:29 A.M.   : 494   (9.8%)
7:30 A.M. TO 7:59 A.M.   : 980   (19.4%)
8:00 A.M. TO 8:29 A.M.   : 572   (11.3%)
8:30 A.M. TO 8:59 A.M.   : 152   (3.0%)
9:00 A.M. TO 9:59 A.M.   : 316   (6.3%)
10:00 A.M. TO 10:59 A.M.   : 77   (1.5%)
11:00 A.M. TO 11:59 A.M.   : 44   (0.9%)
12:00 P.M. TO 3:59 P.M.   : 356   (7.0%)
4:00 P.M. TO 11:59 P.M.   : 531   (10.5%)


(updated 2010)



Means Of Transportation
(Sterling City, Colorado)

Car, truck, or van:

Drove alone : 4,037

Carpooled:

In 2-person carpool : 531

In 3-person carpool : 105

In 4-person carpool : 15

In 5- or 6-person carpool : 30

In 7-or-more-person carpool : 0

Public transportation (excluding taxicab):

Bus or trolley bus : 0

Streetcar or trolley car (carro publico in Puerto Rico) : 0

Subway or elevated : 0

Railroad : 0

Ferryboat : 0

Taxicab : 0

Motorcycle : 17

Bicycle : 64

Walked : 365

Other means : 122

Worked at home : 167


(updated 2009)



Travel Time To Work
(Sterling City, Colorado)

Less than 5 minutes : 423

5 to 9 minutes : 2,007

10 to 14 minutes : 1,645

15 to 19 minutes : 345

20 to 24 minutes : 133

25 to 29 minutes : 44

30 to 34 minutes : 240

35 to 39 minutes : 0

40 to 44 minutes : 25

45 to 59 minutes : 147

60 to 89 minutes : 261

90 or more minutes : 16


(updated 2009)



Social Security Income In The Past 12 Months For Households
(Sterling City, Colorado)

With Social Security income : 1,398

No Social Security income : 3,355


(updated 2009)



Retirement Income In The Past 12 Months For Households
(Sterling City, Colorado)

With retirement income : 660

No retirement income : 4,093


(updated 2009)



Family Income (Annual)
(Sterling City, Colorado)

Less than $10,000 : 231

$10,000 to $14,999 : 191

$15,000 to $19,999 : 162

$20,000 to $24,999 : 169

$25,000 to $29,999 : 225

$30,000 to $34,999 : 286

$35,000 to $39,999 : 241

$40,000 to $44,999 : 78

$45,000 to $49,999 : 97

$50,000 to $59,999 : 187

$60,000 to $74,999 : 467

$75,000 to $99,999 : 349

$100,000 to $124,999 : 192

$125,000 to $149,999 : 71

$150,000 to $199,999 : 94

$200,000 or more : 23


(updated 2009)



Median Family Income (Annual)
(Sterling City, Colorado)

Median family income in the past 12 months (in 2009 inflation-adjusted dollars) : $42,366


(updated 2009)



AM Radio Stations Near Sterling City, Colorado

  • KSIR (1010 AM; 25.0 kW; Hillrose, CO; Owner: Northeast Colorado Broadcasting Llc)
  • KSTC (1230 AM; 1.0 kW; Atwood, CO; Owner: William Arnold, Receiver)

FM Radio Stations Near Sterling City, Colorado

  • KNNG (104.7 FM; Atwood, CO; Owner: William Arnold, Receiver)
  • KPMX (105.7 FM; Atwood, CO; Owner: Northeast Colorado Broadcasting Llc)
  • NEW (88.1 FM; Crook, CO; Owner: Ron Elmore Ministries Inc)
  • NEW (88.5 FM; Atwood, CO; Owner: Calvary Chapel Of Twin Falls, Inc.)
  • NEW (88.7 FM; Atwood, CO; Owner: Make A Difference Foundation, Inc)
  • KTAD (89.9 FM; Atwood, CO; Owner: Educational Communications Of Colorado Springs, Inc.)
  • KDRE (90.7 FM; Fleming, CO; Owner: Educational Media Foundation)
  • NEW (92.7 FM; Hillrose, CO; Owner: Kona Coast Radio, Llc.)
  • KRGQ (94.5 FM; Atwood, CO; Owner: Laramie Mountain Broadcasting, Llc)
  • KSRX (97.5 FM; Atwood, CO; Owner: Media Logic Llc)
  • NEW (97.5 FM; Merino, CO; Owner: Salazar, Ricardo)
  • KATR-FM (98.3 FM; Atwood, CO; Owner: Media Logic, Llc)

TV Broadcast Stations Near Sterling City, Colorado

  • KUPN (Channel 3; Atwood, CO; Owner: Channel 20 Tv Company)

(updated 2008)



Occupations in Sterling City, Colorado

Male:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 501  (18.4%)
  • Service Occupations: 470  (17.3%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 403  (14.8%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 110  (4.0%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 630  (23.1%)

Female:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 687  (26.0%)
  • Service Occupations: 815  (30.8%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 937  (35.5%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 0  (0.0%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 19  (0.7%)


(updated 2010)





There are 381 Farms In Sterling City, Colorado


(updated 2008)



Banks In Sterling City, Colorado

Wells Fargo Bank, National Association - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $1.4b
    Industry Specialization: All Other > $1 Billion
    Total Offices: 6,310

Bank Of Colorado - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $2.5m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 38

Bank Of The West - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $69.1m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 603

Keybank National Association - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $89m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 1,026

Academy Bank, National Association - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $309.3k
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 54

First Farmbank - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $128.1k
    Industry Specialization: Agricultural
    Total Offices: 4

Equitable Savings And Loan Association - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $170.4k
    Industry Specialization: Mortgage Lending
    Total Offices: 10

Northstar Bank Of Colorado - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $611k
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 21

(updated 2014)







Airports Near Sterling City, Colorado

  • Sterling Municipal


    (about 2.9 miles in Sterling, Colorado; Airport Code: STK)

  • Crosson Field


    (about 3.0 miles in Sterling, Colorado; Airport Code: STK)

  • Colorado Plains Regional


    (about 31.1 miles in Akron, Colorado; Airport Code: AKO)

  • Akron Washington County


    (about 31.1 miles in Akron, Colorado; Airport Code: AKO)

  • Sidney Municipal/Lloyd W. Carr Field


    (about 34.9 miles in Sidney, Nebraska; Airport Code: SNY)

  • Kimball Municipal/Robert E. Arraj Field


    (about 45.8 miles in Kimball, Nebraska; Airport Code: XWO)


(updated 2015)



Modes of Transportation in Sterling City, Colorado

Car, Truck, Or Van:

 

Drove Alone

76.05%

Carpooled

15.11%

Public Transportation:

 

Bus Or Trolley Bus

0.0%

Streetcar Or Trolley Car

0.0%

Subway Or Elevated

0.0%

Railroad

0.0%

Ferryboat

0.0%

Taxicab

0.0%

Motorcycle

0.0%

Bicycle

0.90%

Walked

4.49%

Other Means

0.38%

Worked At Home

3.07%



(updated 2010)





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Housing Analysis

Everyone needs shelter in rented housing or individually owned homes. Each community, including Sterling City, Colorado, is different from the rest based on overall architecture, appearance, occupancy, average housing square footage, average home value, and average home age.





(updated 2010)



Household Type
(Sterling City, Colorado)

Family households:

Married-couple family : 1,956

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present : 360

Female householder, no husband present : 747

Nonfamily households:

Householder living alone : 1,534

Householder not living alone : 156


(updated 2009)



Unmarried-Partner Households By Sex Of Partner
(Sterling City, Colorado)

Unmarried-partner households:

Male householder and male partner : 8

Male householder and female partner : 121

Female householder and female partner : 4

Female householder and male partner : 150

All other households : 4,470


(updated 2009)



Household Type By Tenure
(Sterling City, Colorado)

Family households:

Married-couple family:

Owner-occupied housing units : 1,466

Renter-occupied housing units : 490

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 153

Renter-occupied housing units : 207

Female householder, no husband present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 359

Renter-occupied housing units : 388

Nonfamily households:

Owner-occupied housing units : 865

Renter-occupied housing units : 825


(updated 2009)



Household Income (Annual)
(Sterling City, Colorado)

Less than $10,000 : 417

$10,000 to $14,999 : 502

$15,000 to $19,999 : 298

$20,000 to $24,999 : 377

$25,000 to $29,999 : 356

$30,000 to $34,999 : 421

$35,000 to $39,999 : 319

$40,000 to $44,999 : 199

$45,000 to $49,999 : 129

$50,000 to $59,999 : 297

$60,000 to $74,999 : 514

$75,000 to $99,999 : 514

$100,000 to $124,999 : 212

$125,000 to $149,999 : 81

$150,000 to $199,999 : 94

$200,000 or more : 23


(updated 2009)



Housing Units
(Sterling City, Colorado)

Total : 5,112


(updated 2009)



Occupancy Status
(Sterling City, Colorado)

Occupied : 4,753

Vacant : 359


(updated 2009)



Median Number Of Rooms
(Sterling City, Colorado)

Median number of rooms : 5


(updated 2009)



Year Structure Built
(Sterling City, Colorado)

Built 2005 or later : 0

Built 2000 to 2004 : 99

Built 1990 to 1999 : 583

Built 1980 to 1989 : 333

Built 1970 to 1979 : 939

Built 1960 to 1969 : 436

Built 1950 to 1959 : 1,025

Built 1940 to 1949 : 448

Built 1939 or earlier : 1,249


(updated 2009)



House Heating Fuel
(Sterling City, Colorado)

Utility gas : 3,715

Bottled, tank, or LP gas : 40

Electricity : 872

Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. : 0

Coal or coke : 0

Wood : 56

Solar energy : 0

Other fuel : 70

No fuel used : 0


(updated 2009)



House Value
(Sterling City, Colorado)

Less than $10,000 : 130

$10,000 to $14,999 : 25

$15,000 to $19,999 : 49

$20,000 to $24,999 : 46

$25,000 to $29,999 : 12

$30,000 to $34,999 : 33

$35,000 to $39,999 : 42

$40,000 to $49,999 : 70

$50,000 to $59,999 : 101

$60,000 to $69,999 : 354

$70,000 to $79,999 : 168

$80,000 to $89,999 : 281

$90,000 to $99,999 : 237

$100,000 to $124,999 : 331

$125,000 to $149,999 : 401

$150,000 to $174,999 : 287

$175,000 to $199,999 : 78

$200,000 to $249,999 : 97

$250,000 to $299,999 : 44

$300,000 to $399,999 : 8

$400,000 to $499,999 : 11

$500,000 to $749,999 : 0

$750,000 to $999,999 : 38

$1,000,000 or more : 0


(updated 2009)



Mortgage Status
(Sterling City, Colorado)

Housing units with a mortgage, contract to purchase, or similar debt:

With either a second mortgage or home equity loan, but not both:

Second mortgage only : 228

Home equity loan only : 164

Both second mortgage and home equity loan : 0

No second mortgage and no home equity loan : 1,243

Housing units without a mortgage : 1,208


(updated 2009)



Median Value By Year Structure Built
(Sterling City, Colorado)

Built 2005 or later :

Built 2000 to 2004 : $135,000

Built 1990 to 1999 : $107,200

Built 1980 to 1989 : $99,600

Built 1970 to 1979 : $127,900

Built 1960 to 1969 : $102,700

Built 1950 to 1959 : $96,900

Built 1940 to 1949 : $65,300

Built 1939 or earlier : $77,600


(updated 2009)







Percentage of Family Households in Sterling City, Colorado: 55.5%

Percentage of Family Households in Colorado: 63.9%


(updated 2010)



Population in Group Quarters in Sterling City, Colorado

Institutionalized population


  • Correctional facilities for adults : 84.66%
  • Juvenile facilities : 0.66%
  • Nursing facilities/Skilled-nursing facilities : 2.99%

Noninstitutionalized population


  • College/University student housing : 10.27%
  • Other noninstitutional facilities : 1.42%


(updated 2010)







Building Permits in Sterling City, Colorado

* Units are useful in showing how many separate living spaces
were built. e.g. apartments, townhomes, condos, etc.

    Buildings Units Cost
1999        
  Single Family 17 17 $1,670,318
  Two Family 3 6 $810,200
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

20 23 $2,480,518
2000        
  Single Family 57 57 $5,370,125
  Two Family 2 4 $240,600
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

59 61 $5,610,725
2001        
  Single Family 49 49 $4,652,803
  Two Family 1 2 $220,000
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

50 51 $4,872,803
2002        
  Single Family 29 29 $2,799,457
  Two Family 1 2 $214,000
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

30 31 $3,013,457
2003        
  Single Family 10 10 $1,114,250
  Two Family 4 8 $1,092,660
  Three and Four Family 1 4 $220,000
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

15 22 $2,426,910
2004        
  Single Family 12 12 $625,490
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

12 12 $625,490
2005        
  Single Family 16 16 $1,084,119
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 1 4 $240,000
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

17 20 $1,324,119
2006        
  Single Family 18 18 $3,056,925
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

18 18 $3,056,925


(updated 2007)



Median Household Income In 2000 (Sterling City, CO): $27,337
Median Household Income In 2000 (Colorado): $47,203


(updated 2010)



Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Sterling City): $75,800
Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Colorado): $160,100


(updated 2010)



Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Sterling City): $452
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Colorado): $671


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in Sterling City, Colorado

Utility Gas: 83.4%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 0.6%
Electricity: 15.3%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc.: 0.0%
Coal Or Coke: 0.0%
Wood: 0.3%
Solar Energy: 0.0%
Other Fuel: 0.0%
No Fuel Used: 0.3%


(updated 2010)





(updated 2010)





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Government Analysis

People run the government through election of representatives and officials. Local governments are important to provide cohesion between individuals who must share public places. Worthwhile laws need to be debated, passed, and then enforced for a community to remain viable. Communities such as Sterling City, Colorado are often affected in positive and negative ways by government performance.



Health Care Centers Close To Sterling City, Colorado

Sterling Medcare Home Health Inc


     Address: 614 S 10th Ave, Sterling, Colorado 80751
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 5/29/1996

Northeast Plains Home Health Care Llc


     Address: 228 S 3rd Street #3, Sterling, Colorado 80751
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 3/30/2006

Memorial Health Center Home Health


     Address: 645 Osage Street, Sidney, Nebraska 69162
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Private
     Certified Date: 5/28/1985

Colorado Plains Medical Center Home Care


     Address: 1006 Lake Street, Fort Morgan, Colorado 80701
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 9/25/1992

Yuma District Hospital Home Health Care


     Address: 1000 West 8th Avenue, Yuma, Colorado 80759
     Ownership: Government - Local
     Certified Date: 1/8/1987

Hospitals Close To Sterling City, Colorado

Sterling Regional Medcenter


     Address: 615 Fairhurst St, Sterling, Colorado 80751
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Private

East Morgan County Hospital District


     Address: 2400 W Edison St, Brush, Colorado 80723
     Hospital Type: Critical Access Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Other

Memorial Health Center


     Address: 645 Osage St, Sidney, Nebraska 69162
     Hospital Type: Critical Access Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Other

Colorado Plains Medical Center


     Address: 1000 Lincoln St, Fort Morgan, Colorado 80701
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Other

Yuma District Hospital


     Address: 1000 West 8th Avenue, Yuma, Colorado 80759
     Hospital Type: Critical Access Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Other

Nursing Homes Close To Sterling City, Colorado

Devonshire Acres


     Address: 1330 North Sidney Avenue, Sterling, Colorado 80751
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 66
     Percent Occupied: 79%

Sterling Living Center


     Address: 1420 South 3rd Avenue, Sterling, Colorado 80751
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 56
     Percent Occupied: 54%

Washington County Nursing Home


     Address: 465 Main Street, Akron, Colorado 80720
     Ownership: Government - County
     Number of Residents: 26
     Percent Occupied: 76%

Sunset Manor


     Address: 2200 Edison Street, Brush, Colorado 80723
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 62
     Percent Occupied: 73%

Eben Ezer Lutheran Care Center


     Address: 122 Hospital Road, Brush, Colorado 80723
     Ownership: Non Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 106
     Percent Occupied: 80%



Closest Nuclear Power Plant To
Sterling City, Colorado

Name: Fort Calhoun
Address: PO Box 399; Fort Calhoun, NE 68023-0399
Distance: 378 Miles


(updated 2007)



Social Security Users in Sterling City, Colorado

    Retired Workers: 1,840
    Disabled Workers: 380
    Widowers Workers: 335
    Spouses Workers: 195
    Children Workers: 195


(updated 2007)



Logan County, Colorado Presidential Election

  • Kerry & Edwards 28.42%
  • Bush & Cheney 70.36%
  • Other 1.22%



(updated 2004)



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Taxes Analysis

Using tax dollars, government officials keep public places in repair, protect citizens, and provide for important services for the benefit of Sterling City, Colorado citizens.

Relocation to Logan County, CO

7.04 % of Logan County tax filers migrated from different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. Their adjusted gross income average was $29,985

Colorado Average 10.77 %

10 or fewer residents relocated from other nations

Lead counties where tax filers migrated to Logan County, CO (2005 / 2006) from a different county are as follows:

  • Weld County , CO 0.62 % ($20,976 AGI )
  • Morgan County , CO 0.42 % ($27,036 AGI )
  • Cheyenne County , NE 0.41 % ($29,000 AGI )

Relocation away from Logan County, CO

7.32 % of Logan County tax filers migrated to different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. This group's adjusted gross income averaged $34,745

Colorado Average 10.03 %

10 or fewer residents relocated to other nations

Lead counties where tax filers moved from Logan County, CO (2005 / 2006) to a different county are as follows:

  • Larimer County , CO 0.68 % ($36,356 AGI )
  • Weld County , CO 0.66 % ($30,068 AGI )
  • Adams County , CO 0.44 % ($31,241 AGI )


(updated 2006)



Income Tax Rates in Colorado

Low Bracket: $0 (4.63%)
High Bracket: $0 (4.63%)


(updated 2008)



Sales Tax Rates in Colorado

2.90%


(updated 2008)



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Weather Analysis

The enjoyment of the area in which you live is often affected by the weather. Each individual has a different view on what weather patterns will make them most happy. Some people love the seasons, others enjoy warm temperatures throughout the year while others may love the snow. The weather provided for Sterling City, Colorado is based on over 50 years of data.























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Crime Analysis

Everyone wants to feel safe. Individuals and families want to remain protected from violent or property crime. The crime data should not be totally relied upon when making a decision on where to live. If you are concerned, visit Sterling City, Colorado directly or research local government web sites.

Crime in Sterling City, Colorado

Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Murder 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
    per 100,000 0 0 0 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 7 0
Rape 6 4 11 6 4 4 7 6 5 16 3 3 17
    per 100,000 51 34 84 46 31 31 56 46 39 128 20 20 116
Robbery 0 1 1 4 4 1 4 1 1 0 0 3 1
    per 100,000 0 8 8 31 31 8 32 8 8 0 0 20 7
Assault 20 27 27 25 36 24 22 27 43 45 13 24 9
    per 100,000 171 227 207 193 279 187 175 209 336 360 86 161 61
Burglary 83 128 78 75 77 158 73 72 74 120 90 110 115
    per 100,000 711 1,075 599 580 597 1,232 582 557 578 959 599 737 783
Larceny Theft 473 456 360 293 277 275 260 267 249 290 254 310 354
    per 100,000 4,054 3,831 2,763 2,267 2,146 2,144 2,072 2,065 1,945 2,317 1,690 2,076 2,410
Vehicle Theft 16 23 4 22 21 19 22 14 12 19 9 11 11
    per 100,000 137 193 31 170 163 148 175 108 94 152 60 74 75
Arson 6 12 9 4 5 3 4 9 6 2 3 1 2
    per 100,000 51 101 69 31 39 23 32 70 47 16 20 7 14
CityMelt Violent Crime Index
U.S. Average = 40
7 8 10 9 11 7 8 9 12 15 4 8 7
CityMelt Property Crime Index
U.S. Average = 277
145 155 113 99 95 114 90 91 85 108 89 108 121
CityMelt Crime Index
U.S. Average = 158
76 81 61 54 53 61 49 50 49 62 47 58 64


(updated 2013)



Number of Sex Offenders In Colorado

2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
8,381 9,125 11,369 9,961 6,950 10,980 14,666 15,240 16,098 16,471


(updated 2014)



Jails in Sterling City, Colorado


  • Logan County Jail


    Courthouse Annex, Sterling, CO 80751
    Confined: 136
    Avg. Population: 136


(updated 2006)



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