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Sterling City, Illinois Demographics Analysis

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Demographics Analysis

The people of Sterling City, Illinois 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, Illinois)

Male:

Under 5 years : 544

5 to 9 years : 581

10 to 14 years : 665

15 to 17 years : 228

18 and 19 years : 218

20 years : 100

21 years : 55

22 to 24 years : 244

25 to 29 years : 603

30 to 34 years : 488

35 to 39 years : 514

40 to 44 years : 462

45 to 49 years : 441

50 to 54 years : 417

55 to 59 years : 394

60 and 61 years : 199

62 to 64 years : 111

65 and 66 years : 114

67 to 69 years : 135

70 to 74 years : 225

75 to 79 years : 168

80 to 84 years : 193

85 years and over : 131

Female:

Under 5 years : 478

5 to 9 years : 435

10 to 14 years : 519

15 to 17 years : 369

18 and 19 years : 164

20 years : 69

21 years : 52

22 to 24 years : 307

25 to 29 years : 425

30 to 34 years : 384

35 to 39 years : 737

40 to 44 years : 512

45 to 49 years : 524

50 to 54 years : 542

55 to 59 years : 411

60 and 61 years : 148

62 to 64 years : 193

65 and 66 years : 93

67 to 69 years : 320

70 to 74 years : 284

75 to 79 years : 387

80 to 84 years : 197

85 years and over : 348


(updated 2009)



Population By Ancestry
(Sterling City, Illinois)

Ancestry specified:

Single ancestry : 8,663

Multiple ancestry : 4,485

Ancestry not specified:

Ancestry unclassified : 294

Ancestry not reported : 1,686


(updated 2009)



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

U.S. citizen, born in the United States : 14,441

U.S. citizen, born in Puerto Rico or U.S. Island Areas : 59

U.S. citizen, born abroad of American parent(s) : 40

U.S. citizen by naturalization : 246

Not a U.S. citizen : 342


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Age
(Sterling City, Illinois)

Total:

Under 5 years : 1,022

5 to 17 years : 2,797

18 to 24 years : 1,209

25 to 34 years : 1,900

35 to 44 years : 2,225

45 to 54 years : 1,924

55 to 59 years : 805

60 and 61 years : 347

62 to 64 years : 304

65 to 74 years : 1,171

75 years and over : 1,424

Born in state of residence:

Under 5 years : 975

5 to 17 years : 2,346

18 to 24 years : 983

25 to 34 years : 1,408

35 to 44 years : 1,657

45 to 54 years : 1,481

55 to 59 years : 522

60 and 61 years : 171

62 to 64 years : 214

65 to 74 years : 880

75 years and over : 819

Born in other state in the United States:

Under 5 years : 47

5 to 17 years : 416

18 to 24 years : 190

25 to 34 years : 292

35 to 44 years : 414

45 to 54 years : 349

55 to 59 years : 234

60 and 61 years : 154

62 to 64 years : 82

65 to 74 years : 257

75 years and over : 550

Native, born outside the United States:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 0

18 to 24 years : 10

25 to 34 years : 37

35 to 44 years : 26

45 to 54 years : 0

55 to 59 years : 0

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 0

65 to 74 years : 0

75 years and over : 26

Foreign born:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 35

18 to 24 years : 26

25 to 34 years : 163

35 to 44 years : 128

45 to 54 years : 94

55 to 59 years : 49

60 and 61 years : 22

62 to 64 years : 8

65 to 74 years : 34

75 years and over : 29


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Sex
(Sterling City, Illinois)

Born in state of residence:

Male : 5,547

Female : 5,909

Born in other state in the United States:

Male : 1,293

Female : 1,692

Native: born outside the United States:

Male : 83

Female : 16

Foreign born:

Male : 307

Female : 281


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Race
(Sterling City, Illinois)

Born in state of residence : 9,900

Born in other state in the United States : 2,563

Native: born outside the United States : 0

Foreign born : 274


(updated 2009)



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

Born in state of residence:

Never married : 2,714

Now married, except separated : 3,774

Divorced : 1,388

Separated : 145

Widowed : 636

Born in other state in the United States:

Never married : 584

Now married, except separated : 1,017

Divorced : 519

Separated : 86

Widowed : 391

Native: born outside the United States:

Never married : 10

Now married, except separated : 54

Divorced : 35

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0

Foreign born:

Never married : 95

Now married, except separated : 348

Divorced : 24

Separated : 18

Widowed : 68


(updated 2009)



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

Speak only English : 12,247

Spanish or Spanish Creole:

Speak English "very well" : 1,090

Speak English less than "very well" : 521

Italian:

Speak English "very well" : 61

Speak English less than "very well" : 12

German:

Speak English "very well" : 85

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Other West Germanic languages:

Speak English "very well" : 26

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Polish:

Speak English "very well" : 52

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Other Pacific Island languages:

Speak English "very well" : 12

Speak English less than "very well" : 0


(updated 2009)



Ancestries in Sterling City, Illinois

  • German: 3,969   (26.0%)
  • Other Groups: 3,786   (24.8%)
  • Irish: 2,270   (14.9%)
  • English: 1,190   (7.8%)
  • United States Or American: 1,006   (6.6%)
  • Italian: 420   (2.8%)
  • Dutch: 381   (2.5%)
  • French (except Basque): 353   (2.3%)
  • Norwegian: 324   (2.1%)
  • Swedish: 258   (1.7%)
  • Polish: 221   (1.4%)
  • Scottish: 178   (1.2%)
  • Scotch-irish: 164   (1.1%)
  • Welsh: 134   (0.9%)
  • French Canadian: 94   (0.6%)
  • Danish: 63   (0.4%)
  • Belgian: 57   (0.4%)
  • Pennsylvania German: 51   (0.3%)
  • Czech: 50   (0.3%)
  • West Indian (excluding Hispanic Groups): 47   (0.3%)
  • Finnish: 36   (0.2%)
  • Arab: 36   (0.2%)
  • Hungarian: 23   (0.2%)
  • Swiss: 22   (0.1%)
  • British: 15   (0.1%)
  • Serbian: 14   (0.1%)
  • Subsaharan African: 12   (0.1%)
  • Lithuanian: 12   (0.1%)
  • Czechoslovakian: 12   (0.1%)
  • Carpatho Rusyn: 9   (0.1%)
  • Russian: 9   (0.1%)
  • Croatian: 8   (0.1%)
  • Slovene: 8   (0.1%)
  • Yugoslavian: 6   (0.0%)
  • Luxemburger: 6   (0.0%)
  • Canadian: 6   (0.0%)
  • European: 6   (0.0%)
  • Ukrainian: 5   (0.0%)
  • Greek: 4   (0.0%)

(updated 2010)



Total Population In Sterling City, Illinois is 15,128



(updated 2009)



Male Population in Sterling City, Illinois: 7,230
Female Population in Sterling City, Illinois: 7,898


(updated 2013)



Median Male Resident Age in Sterling City, Illinois: 33.9
Median Female Resident Age in Sterling City, Illinois: 40.1


(updated 2013)



Median Age in the State of Illinois is 37


(updated 2010)



Median Age By Sex in Sterling City, Illinois


White


Both sexes

40.6

Male

38.1

Female

43.0

Black or African American


Both sexes

26.8

Male

28.5

Female

24.9

American Indian and Alaska Native


Both sexes

38.5

Male

38.5

Female

40.0

Asian


Both sexes

33.5

Male

34.5

Female

32.5

Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander


Both sexes

8.5

Male

0.0

Female

8.5

Other


Both sexes

26.6

Male

26.4

Female

26.9

Two or More Races


Both sexes

14.3

Male

14.7

Female

13.8

Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

24.6

Male

24.8

Female

24.1

White / Not Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

43.0

Male

40.1

Female

46.0


(updated 2010)



Races in Sterling City, Illinois


  • White: 12,737
  • African American: 511
  • American Indian: 26
  • Asian: 67
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 0
  • Some Other Race: 1,208
  • Two or More Races: 579



(updated 2013)













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