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Sterling Township, Illinois Demographics Analysis

   (County: Whiteside County)

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Demographics Analysis

The people of Sterling Township, 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 Township, Illinois)

Male:

Under 5 years : 584

5 to 9 years : 659

10 to 14 years : 785

15 to 17 years : 240

18 and 19 years : 229

20 years : 119

21 years : 70

22 to 24 years : 278

25 to 29 years : 618

30 to 34 years : 531

35 to 39 years : 621

40 to 44 years : 554

45 to 49 years : 573

50 to 54 years : 546

55 to 59 years : 509

60 and 61 years : 239

62 to 64 years : 138

65 and 66 years : 114

67 to 69 years : 189

70 to 74 years : 344

75 to 79 years : 224

80 to 84 years : 211

85 years and over : 174

Female:

Under 5 years : 544

5 to 9 years : 514

10 to 14 years : 657

15 to 17 years : 462

18 and 19 years : 228

20 years : 69

21 years : 66

22 to 24 years : 336

25 to 29 years : 435

30 to 34 years : 414

35 to 39 years : 840

40 to 44 years : 581

45 to 49 years : 680

50 to 54 years : 681

55 to 59 years : 489

60 and 61 years : 179

62 to 64 years : 284

65 and 66 years : 108

67 to 69 years : 396

70 to 74 years : 369

75 to 79 years : 427

80 to 84 years : 231

85 years and over : 369


(updated 2009)



Population By Ancestry
(Sterling Township, Illinois)

Ancestry specified:

Single ancestry : 10,128

Multiple ancestry : 5,627

Ancestry not specified:

Ancestry unclassified : 294

Ancestry not reported : 1,859


(updated 2009)



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

U.S. citizen, born in the United States : 17,098

U.S. citizen, born in Puerto Rico or U.S. Island Areas : 79

U.S. citizen, born abroad of American parent(s) : 47

U.S. citizen by naturalization : 316

Not a U.S. citizen : 368


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Age
(Sterling Township, Illinois)

Total:

Under 5 years : 1,128

5 to 17 years : 3,317

18 to 24 years : 1,395

25 to 34 years : 1,998

35 to 44 years : 2,596

45 to 54 years : 2,480

55 to 59 years : 998

60 and 61 years : 418

62 to 64 years : 422

65 to 74 years : 1,520

75 years and over : 1,636

Born in state of residence:

Under 5 years : 1,081

5 to 17 years : 2,795

18 to 24 years : 1,130

25 to 34 years : 1,473

35 to 44 years : 1,949

45 to 54 years : 1,919

55 to 59 years : 700

60 and 61 years : 215

62 to 64 years : 293

65 to 74 years : 1,076

75 years and over : 968

Born in other state in the United States:

Under 5 years : 47

5 to 17 years : 487

18 to 24 years : 229

25 to 34 years : 311

35 to 44 years : 472

45 to 54 years : 432

55 to 59 years : 243

60 and 61 years : 175

62 to 64 years : 117

65 to 74 years : 383

75 years and over : 603

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 : 47

45 to 54 years : 0

55 to 59 years : 6

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 : 177

35 to 44 years : 128

45 to 54 years : 129

55 to 59 years : 49

60 and 61 years : 28

62 to 64 years : 12

65 to 74 years : 61

75 years and over : 39


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Sex
(Sterling Township, Illinois)

Born in state of residence:

Male : 6,581

Female : 7,018

Born in other state in the United States:

Male : 1,496

Female : 2,003

Native: born outside the United States:

Male : 104

Female : 22

Foreign born:

Male : 368

Female : 316


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Race
(Sterling Township, Illinois)

Born in state of residence : 11,763

Born in other state in the United States : 3,028

Native: born outside the United States : 21

Foreign born : 358


(updated 2009)



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

Born in state of residence:

Never married : 2,986

Now married, except separated : 4,771

Divorced : 1,571

Separated : 145

Widowed : 831

Born in other state in the United States:

Never married : 669

Now married, except separated : 1,370

Divorced : 545

Separated : 86

Widowed : 416

Native: born outside the United States:

Never married : 10

Now married, except separated : 81

Divorced : 35

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0

Foreign born:

Never married : 113

Now married, except separated : 393

Divorced : 47

Separated : 18

Widowed : 78


(updated 2009)



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

Speak only English : 14,735

Spanish or Spanish Creole:

Speak English "very well" : 1,151

Speak English less than "very well" : 591

French (incl. Patois, Cajun):

Speak English "very well" : 24

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Italian:

Speak English "very well" : 61

Speak English less than "very well" : 12

German:

Speak English "very well" : 102

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 Slavic languages:

Speak English "very well" : 4

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Other Indo-European languages:

Speak English "very well" : 0

Speak English less than "very well" : 10

Other Pacific Island languages:

Speak English "very well" : 12

Speak English less than "very well" : 0


(updated 2009)



Ancestries in Sterling Township, Illinois

  • German: 4,981   (26.5%)
  • Other Groups: 4,361   (23.2%)
  • Irish: 2,772   (14.8%)
  • English: 1,579   (8.4%)
  • United States Or American: 1,169   (6.2%)
  • Italian: 521   (2.8%)
  • Norwegian: 414   (2.2%)
  • Dutch: 412   (2.2%)
  • French (except Basque): 407   (2.2%)
  • Swedish: 392   (2.1%)
  • Polish: 310   (1.7%)
  • Scottish: 229   (1.2%)
  • Scotch-irish: 201   (1.1%)
  • Welsh: 146   (0.8%)
  • French Canadian: 104   (0.6%)
  • Belgian: 98   (0.5%)
  • Danish: 85   (0.5%)
  • West Indian (excluding Hispanic Groups): 52   (0.3%)
  • Pennsylvania German: 51   (0.3%)
  • Czech: 50   (0.3%)
  • Croatian: 41   (0.2%)
  • Arab: 36   (0.2%)
  • Finnish: 36   (0.2%)
  • Hungarian: 35   (0.2%)
  • European: 28   (0.1%)
  • Yugoslavian: 24   (0.1%)
  • Scandinavian: 22   (0.1%)
  • Swiss: 22   (0.1%)
  • Lithuanian: 21   (0.1%)
  • Slovak: 20   (0.1%)
  • British: 15   (0.1%)
  • Austrian: 15   (0.1%)
  • Serbian: 14   (0.1%)
  • Subsaharan African: 12   (0.1%)
  • Greek: 12   (0.1%)
  • Czechoslovakian: 12   (0.1%)
  • Carpatho Rusyn: 9   (0.0%)
  • Romanian: 9   (0.0%)
  • Russian: 9   (0.0%)
  • Slovene: 8   (0.0%)
  • Northern European: 8   (0.0%)
  • Canadian: 6   (0.0%)
  • Luxemburger: 6   (0.0%)
  • Eastern European: 5   (0.0%)
  • Ukrainian: 5   (0.0%)
  • Estonian: 5   (0.0%)
  • Celtic: 4   (0.0%)

(updated 2010)



Total Population In Sterling Township, Illinois is 17,908



(updated 2009)



Male Population in Sterling Township, Illinois: 8,549
Female Population in Sterling Township, Illinois: 9,359


(updated 2013)



Median Male Resident Age in Sterling Township, Illinois: 36.3
Median Female Resident Age in Sterling Township, Illinois: 41.2


(updated 2013)



Median Age in the State of Illinois is 37


(updated 2010)



Median Age By Sex in Sterling Township, Illinois


White


Both sexes

42.1

Male

39.9

Female

44.3

Black or African American


Both sexes

26.9

Male

28.9

Female

24.8

American Indian and Alaska Native


Both sexes

41.0

Male

41.0

Female

40.0

Asian


Both sexes

38.6

Male

40.5

Female

38.4

Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander


Both sexes

8.5

Male

0.0

Female

8.5

Other


Both sexes

27.5

Male

27.1

Female

27.8

Two or More Races


Both sexes

14.4

Male

14.7

Female

14.0

Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

25.1

Male

25.4

Female

24.7

White / Not Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

44.5

Male

41.8

Female

46.7


(updated 2010)



Races in Sterling Township, Illinois


  • White: 15,170
  • African American: 545
  • American Indian: 35
  • Asian: 133
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 0
  • Some Other Race: 1,390
  • Two or More Races: 635



(updated 2013)













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