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Demographics Analysis

The people of Sterling City, Kansas 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, Kansas)

Male:

Under 5 years : 154

5 to 9 years : 99

10 to 14 years : 74

15 to 17 years : 45

18 and 19 years : 193

20 years : 37

21 years : 98

22 to 24 years : 58

25 to 29 years : 47

30 to 34 years : 96

35 to 39 years : 32

40 to 44 years : 25

45 to 49 years : 88

50 to 54 years : 63

55 to 59 years : 71

60 and 61 years : 20

62 to 64 years : 23

65 and 66 years : 31

67 to 69 years : 15

70 to 74 years : 60

75 to 79 years : 35

80 to 84 years : 35

85 years and over : 24

Female:

Under 5 years : 33

5 to 9 years : 93

10 to 14 years : 66

15 to 17 years : 30

18 and 19 years : 20

20 years : 16

21 years : 35

22 to 24 years : 114

25 to 29 years : 61

30 to 34 years : 36

35 to 39 years : 57

40 to 44 years : 20

45 to 49 years : 128

50 to 54 years : 78

55 to 59 years : 96

60 and 61 years : 18

62 to 64 years : 14

65 and 66 years : 18

67 to 69 years : 21

70 to 74 years : 32

75 to 79 years : 69

80 to 84 years : 27

85 years and over : 48


(updated 2009)



Population By Ancestry
(Sterling City, Kansas)

Ancestry specified:

Single ancestry : 1,265

Multiple ancestry : 972

Ancestry not specified:

Ancestry unclassified : 13

Ancestry not reported : 303


(updated 2009)



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

U.S. citizen, born in the United States : 2,499

U.S. citizen, born in Puerto Rico or U.S. Island Areas : 0

U.S. citizen, born abroad of American parent(s) : 12

U.S. citizen by naturalization : 26

Not a U.S. citizen : 16


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Age
(Sterling City, Kansas)

Total:

Under 5 years : 187

5 to 17 years : 407

18 to 24 years : 571

25 to 34 years : 240

35 to 44 years : 134

45 to 54 years : 357

55 to 59 years : 167

60 and 61 years : 38

62 to 64 years : 37

65 to 74 years : 177

75 years and over : 238

Born in state of residence:

Under 5 years : 183

5 to 17 years : 332

18 to 24 years : 236

25 to 34 years : 168

35 to 44 years : 88

45 to 54 years : 222

55 to 59 years : 135

60 and 61 years : 24

62 to 64 years : 20

65 to 74 years : 108

75 years and over : 201

Born in other state in the United States:

Under 5 years : 4

5 to 17 years : 75

18 to 24 years : 318

25 to 34 years : 72

35 to 44 years : 46

45 to 54 years : 112

55 to 59 years : 25

60 and 61 years : 14

62 to 64 years : 17

65 to 74 years : 62

75 years and over : 37

Native, born outside the United States:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 0

18 to 24 years : 2

25 to 34 years : 0

35 to 44 years : 0

45 to 54 years : 10

55 to 59 years : 0

60 and 61 years : 0

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 : 0

18 to 24 years : 15

25 to 34 years : 0

35 to 44 years : 0

45 to 54 years : 13

55 to 59 years : 7

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 0

65 to 74 years : 7

75 years and over : 0


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Sex
(Sterling City, Kansas)

Born in state of residence:

Male : 943

Female : 774

Born in other state in the United States:

Male : 458

Female : 324

Native: born outside the United States:

Male : 7

Female : 5

Foreign born:

Male : 15

Female : 27


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Race
(Sterling City, Kansas)

Born in state of residence : 1,673

Born in other state in the United States : 710

Native: born outside the United States : 12

Foreign born : 22


(updated 2009)



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

Born in state of residence:

Never married : 270

Now married, except separated : 756

Divorced : 102

Separated : 14

Widowed : 114

Born in other state in the United States:

Never married : 331

Now married, except separated : 296

Divorced : 89

Separated : 0

Widowed : 8

Native: born outside the United States:

Never married : 2

Now married, except separated : 5

Divorced : 5

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0

Foreign born:

Never married : 15

Now married, except separated : 20

Divorced : 0

Separated : 0

Widowed : 7


(updated 2009)



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

Speak only English : 2,319

Spanish or Spanish Creole:

Speak English "very well" : 12

Speak English less than "very well" : 10

German:

Speak English "very well" : 8

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Serbo-Croatian:

Speak English "very well" : 13

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Chinese:

Speak English "very well" : 4

Speak English less than "very well" : 0


(updated 2009)



Ancestries in Sterling City, Kansas

  • German: 494   (25.9%)
  • United States Or American: 435   (22.8%)
  • English: 223   (11.7%)
  • Other Groups: 163   (8.6%)
  • Irish: 158   (8.3%)
  • Scotch-irish: 76   (4.0%)
  • Swedish: 71   (3.7%)
  • Scottish: 67   (3.5%)
  • French (except Basque): 33   (1.7%)
  • Dutch: 31   (1.6%)
  • Italian: 30   (1.6%)
  • Welsh: 24   (1.3%)
  • French Canadian: 21   (1.1%)
  • Czech: 15   (0.8%)
  • Norwegian: 12   (0.6%)
  • Pennsylvania German: 10   (0.5%)
  • European: 9   (0.5%)
  • Danish: 7   (0.4%)
  • Polish: 7   (0.4%)
  • Russian: 6   (0.3%)
  • Celtic: 5   (0.3%)
  • Swiss: 4   (0.2%)
  • British: 3   (0.2%)

(updated 2010)



Total Population In Sterling City, Kansas is 2,553



(updated 2009)



Male Population in Sterling City, Kansas: 1,423
Female Population in Sterling City, Kansas: 1,130


(updated 2013)



Median Male Resident Age in Sterling City, Kansas: 23.3
Median Female Resident Age in Sterling City, Kansas: 40.4


(updated 2013)



Median Age in the State of Kansas is 36


(updated 2010)



Median Age By Sex in Sterling City, Kansas


White


Both sexes

31.8

Male

28.7

Female

35.7

Black or African American


Both sexes

21.9

Male

22.2

Female

20.5

American Indian and Alaska Native


Both sexes

22.5

Male

25.0

Female

19.5

Asian


Both sexes

39.5

Male

21.0

Female

63.5

Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander


Both sexes

0.0

Male

0.0

Female

0.0

Other


Both sexes

21.5

Male

21.5

Female

21.5

Two or More Races


Both sexes

19.4

Male

19.6

Female

18.5

Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

20.7

Male

20.8

Female

20.4

White / Not Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

33.0

Male

30.0

Female

36.5


(updated 2010)



Races in Sterling City, Kansas


  • White: 2,417
  • African American: 52
  • American Indian: 9
  • Asian: 20
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 0
  • Some Other Race: 0
  • Two or More Races: 55



(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, Kansas citizens receive, averaged as group, may also affect the community.

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

Male


  • No Schooling Completed: 2   (0.34%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 13   (2.21%)
  • 9th Grade: 5   (0.85%)
  • 10th Grade: 15   (2.56%)
  • 11th Grade: 11   (1.87%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 31   (5.28%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 173   (29.47%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 76   (12.95%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 86   (14.65%)
  • Associate Degree: 18   (3.07%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 84   (14.31%)
  • Master's Degree: 34   (5.79%)
  • Professional School Degree: 19   (3.24%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 20   (3.41%)

Female


  • No Schooling Completed: 0   (0%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 3   (0.42%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 14   (1.98%)
  • 9th Grade: 3   (0.42%)
  • 10th Grade: 12   (1.69%)
  • 11th Grade: 30   (4.24%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 23   (3.25%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 218   (30.79%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 69   (9.75%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 131   (18.5%)
  • Associate Degree: 39   (5.51%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 123   (17.37%)
  • Master's Degree: 31   (4.38%)
  • Professional School Degree: 3   (0.42%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 9   (1.27%)


(updated 2010)





Largest School Agency's In Sterling City, Kansas

  • Sterling


    ( Grades: KG-12, Location: Box 188, Sterling, KS 67579, Phone: (620) 278-3621, Students: 529 )

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

  • Sterling Grade School


    ( Grades: KG-6, Location: 218 S 5th, Sterling, KS 67579, Phone: (620) 278-3112, Students: 285 )

  • Sterling Junior High


    ( Grades: 7-8, Location: 412 N 5th Street, Sterling, KS 67579, Phone: (620) 278-3646, Students: 84 )

Largest High Schools (Public) In Sterling City, Kansas

  • Sterling High


    ( Grades: 9-12, Location: 308 E Washington, Sterling, KS 67579, Phone: (620) 278-2171, Students: 160 )

Largest Universities & Colleges In Sterling City, Kansas

  • Sterling College


    ( 4-year, Private not-for-profit, Student Population: 603; Location: 25 W. Cooper, Sterling, KS 67579, Web: http://www.sterling.edu )

Academic Libraries In Sterling City, Kansas

(updated 2005)

Public Libraries (Central) In Sterling City, Kansas

  • Sterling Free Public Library


    138 N. Broadway, Sterling, KS 67579

(updated 2012)



Museums Near Sterling City, Kansas


  • 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, Kansas 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, Kansas.

Area Features of Sterling City, Kansas


Airport


(1) Sterling Airport Historical  

Building


(1) Sterling Chamber Of Commerce   (2) Sterling City Hall   (3) Sterling Fire Station 3   (4) Sterling Free Public Library   (5) Sterling Police Department  

Cemetery


(1) Sterling Cemetery  

Church


(1) Assembly Of God Church   (2) Calvary Baptist Church   (3) First Baptist Church   (4) First United Methodist Church   (5) Reformed Presbyterian Church   (6) Sterling Grant Chapel   (7) United Presbyterian Church Of Sterling  

Civil


(1) City Of Sterling   (2) Township Of Medford   (3) Township Of Sterling  

Locale


(1) Sterling Country Club   (2) Sterling Municipal Power Plant   (3) Sterling Wastewater Plant  

Oilfield


(1) Bull Creek Oil Field   (2) Dymond Oil Field   (3) Fritzpatrick Gas Field   (4) Sterling Oil Field   (5) Sterling Southwest Oil Field  

Populated Place


(1) Mcvays Corner   (2) Sterling  

Post Office


(1) Sterling Post Office  

School


(1) Sterling College   (2) Sterling Grade School   (3) Sterling High School   (4) Sterling Junior High School   (5) Union School  

Stream


(1) Peace Creek  

Tower


(1) Kkat-fm Lyons  


(updated 2014)



Zip Codes in Sterling City, Kansas

67579 (pop. 3,409)


Cities Nearby Sterling City, Kansas

Medford Township, KS  (pop. 127) 5.1 Miles
Alden City, KS  (pop. 122) 6.2 Miles
Atlanta Township, KS  (pop. 268) 6.6 Miles
West Washington Township, KS  (pop. 159) 6.6 Miles
Nickerson City, KS  (pop. 1,182) 7.8 Miles
Lyons City, KS  (pop. 3,434) 9.3 Miles
Huntsville Township, KS  (pop. 113) 12.2 Miles
Raymond City, KS  (pop. 108) 12.3 Miles
East Washington Township, KS  (pop. 98) 12.4 Miles
Chase City, KS  (pop. 435) 12.7 Miles



Area Code(s) in Sterling City, Kansas

620



Elevation in Sterling City, Kansas is 1,654.0 ft. (504.0 meters)





Latitude/Longitude of Sterling City, Kansas

Lat: 38.210658 N        Long: -98.204549 W



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Economic Analysis

People and the communities they live in depend on money. The people of Sterling City, Kansas 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 Kansas

    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 7.83 6.64 4.94 8.17 0.00 6.57
  Total Electric Industry 7.83 6.64 4.94 8.17 0.00 6.57
1991              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.83 6.62 4.95 8.15 0.00 6.57
  Total Electric Industry 7.83 6.62 4.95 8.15 0.00 6.57
1992              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.90 6.67 4.93 8.88 0.00 6.56
  Total Electric Industry 7.90 6.67 4.93 8.88 0.00 6.56
1993              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.86 6.70 4.94 8.91 0.00 6.60
  Total Electric Industry 7.86 6.70 4.94 8.91 0.00 6.60
1994              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.89 6.66 4.93 10.94 0.00 6.61
  Total Electric Industry 7.89 6.66 4.93 10.94 0.00 6.61
1995              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.92 6.68 4.82 9.21 0.00 6.56
  Total Electric Industry 7.92 6.68 4.82 9.21 0.00 6.56
1996              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.86 6.67 4.70 9.10 0.00 6.52
  Total Electric Industry 7.86 6.67 4.70 9.10 0.00 6.52
1997              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.71 6.47 4.51 5.97 0.00 6.31
  Total Electric Industry 7.71 6.47 4.51 5.97 0.00 6.31
1998              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.65 6.34 4.46 7.96 0.00 6.28
  Total Electric Industry 7.65 6.34 4.46 7.96 0.00 6.28
1999              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.64 6.25 4.47 8.91 0.00 6.22
  Total Electric Industry 7.64 6.25 4.47 8.91 0.00 6.22
2000              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.65 6.25 4.55 7.29 0.00 6.27
  Total Electric Industry 7.65 6.25 4.55 7.29 0.00 6.27
2001              
  Full-Service Providers 7.66 6.20 4.55 8.91 0.00 6.24
  Total Electric Industry 7.66 6.20 4.55 8.91 0.00 6.24
2002              
  Full-Service Providers 7.67 6.28 4.53 9.30 0.00 6.31
  Total Electric Industry 7.67 6.28 4.53 9.30 0.00 6.31
2003              
  Full-Service Providers 7.71 6.42 4.61 0.00 0.00 6.35
  Total Electric Industry 7.71 6.42 4.61 0.00 0.00 6.35
2004              
  Full-Service Providers 7.74 6.45 4.69 0.00 0.00 6.37
  Total Electric Industry 7.74 6.45 4.69 0.00 0.00 6.37
2005              
  Full-Service Providers 7.90 6.60 4.85 0.00 0.00 6.55
  Total Electric Industry 7.90 6.60 4.85 0.00 0.00 6.55
2006              
  Full-Service Providers 8.25 6.96 5.20 0.00 0.00 6.89
  Total Electric Industry 8.25 6.96 5.20 0.00 0.00 6.89

(updated 2006)



Time Leaving to Work in Sterling City, Kansas

12:00 A.M. TO 4:59 A.M.   : 63   (4.9%)
5:00 A.M. TO 5:29 A.M.   : 17   (1.3%)
5:30 A.M. TO 5:59 A.M.   : 27   (2.1%)
6:00 A.M. TO 6:29 A.M.   : 56   (4.3%)
6:30 A.M. TO 6:59 A.M.   : 78   (6.0%)
7:00 A.M. TO 7:29 A.M.   : 125   (9.7%)
7:30 A.M. TO 7:59 A.M.   : 286   (22.2%)
8:00 A.M. TO 8:29 A.M.   : 92   (7.1%)
8:30 A.M. TO 8:59 A.M.   : 158   (12.2%)
9:00 A.M. TO 9:59 A.M.   : 40   (3.1%)
10:00 A.M. TO 10:59 A.M.   : 66   (5.1%)
11:00 A.M. TO 11:59 A.M.   : 3   (0.2%)
12:00 P.M. TO 3:59 P.M.   : 215   (16.7%)
4:00 P.M. TO 11:59 P.M.   : 64   (5.0%)


(updated 2010)



Means Of Transportation
(Sterling City, Kansas)

Car, truck, or van:

Drove alone : 922

Carpooled:

In 2-person carpool : 54

In 3-person carpool : 21

In 4-person carpool : 7

In 5- or 6-person carpool : 0

In 7-or-more-person carpool : 13

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 : 0

Bicycle : 43

Walked : 93

Other means : 0

Worked at home : 13


(updated 2009)



Travel Time To Work
(Sterling City, Kansas)

Less than 5 minutes : 312

5 to 9 minutes : 259

10 to 14 minutes : 104

15 to 19 minutes : 69

20 to 24 minutes : 51

25 to 29 minutes : 31

30 to 34 minutes : 82

35 to 39 minutes : 23

40 to 44 minutes : 65

45 to 59 minutes : 94

60 to 89 minutes : 24

90 or more minutes : 39


(updated 2009)



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

With Social Security income : 309

No Social Security income : 660


(updated 2009)



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

With retirement income : 148

No retirement income : 821


(updated 2009)



Family Income (Annual)
(Sterling City, Kansas)

Less than $10,000 : 40

$10,000 to $14,999 : 14

$15,000 to $19,999 : 26

$20,000 to $24,999 : 23

$25,000 to $29,999 : 0

$30,000 to $34,999 : 81

$35,000 to $39,999 : 42

$40,000 to $44,999 : 46

$45,000 to $49,999 : 21

$50,000 to $59,999 : 107

$60,000 to $74,999 : 121

$75,000 to $99,999 : 68

$100,000 to $124,999 : 23

$125,000 to $149,999 : 13

$150,000 to $199,999 : 14

$200,000 or more : 0


(updated 2009)



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

Median family income in the past 12 months (in 2009 inflation-adjusted dollars) : $55,433


(updated 2009)



AM Radio Stations Near Sterling City, Kansas

  • KWBW (1450 AM; 1.0 kW; Hutchinson, KS; Owner: Eagle Communications, Inc.)

FM Radio Stations Near Sterling City, Kansas

  • KNZS (100.3 FM; Plevna, KS; Owner: Ad Astra Per Aspera Broadcasting, Inc.)
  • KHUT (102.9 FM; Yoder, KS; Owner: Eagle Communications, Inc.)
  • KXKU (106.1 FM; Inman, KS; Owner: Ad Astra Per Aspera Broadcasting, Inc.)
  • NEW (88.1 FM; Hutchinson, KS; Owner: Great Plains Christian Radio, Inc.)
  • NEW (88.1 FM; Hutchinson, KS; Owner: Marianna Educational Broadcasting Foundation Inc.)
  • KHCC-FM (90.1 FM; Buhler, KS; Owner: Hutchinson Community College)
  • KHCC-FM (90.1 FM; Buhler, KS; Owner: Hutchinson Community College)
  • KHMY (93.1 FM; Plevna, KS; Owner: Eagle Communications, Inc.)
  • KCVW (94.3 FM; Pretty Prairie, KS; Owner: Community Broadcasting, Inc.)
  • KSKU (94.7 FM; Alden, KS; Owner: Ad Astra Per Aspera Broadcasting, Inc.)
  • KWHK (95.9 FM; Hutchinson, KS; Owner: Ad Astra Per Aspera Broadcasting, Inc.)
  • KIBB (97.1 FM; Hutchinson, KS; Owner: Connoisseur Media Of Wichita, Llc)

TV Broadcast Stations Near Sterling City, Kansas

  • KWCH-TV (Channel 12; Buhler, KS; Owner: Sunflower Broadcasting, Inc.)
  • 960528KP (Channel 42; Buhler, KS; Owner: Way Of The Cross Of Hutchinson, Inc)
  • KPTS (Channel 8; Buhler, KS; Owner: Kansas Public Telecommunications Service, Inc.)

(updated 2008)



Occupations in Sterling City, Kansas

Male:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 178  (29.4%)
  • Service Occupations: 67  (11.1%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 43  (7.1%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 41  (6.8%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 88  (14.5%)

Female:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 240  (33.8%)
  • Service Occupations: 149  (21.0%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 308  (43.3%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 0  (0.0%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 0  (0.0%)


(updated 2010)





There are 128 Farms In Sterling City, Kansas


(updated 2008)



Banks In Sterling City, Kansas

First Bank - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $180.8k
    Industry Specialization: Agricultural
    Total Offices: 349

The Alden State Bank - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $20.7k
    Industry Specialization: All Other < $1 Billion
    Total Offices: 1

(updated 2014)







Airports Near Sterling City, Kansas

  • Hutchinson Municipal


    (about 21.1 miles in Hutchinson, Kansas; Airport Code: HUT)

  • McPherson Airport


    (about 29.6 miles in Conway, Kansas; Airport Code: MPR)

  • Great Bend Municipal


    (about 37.0 miles in Dundee, Kansas; Airport Code: GBD)

  • Pratt Regional


    (about 46.1 miles in Cullison, Kansas; Airport Code: PTT)

  • Salina Regional


    (about 50.0 miles in Bavaria, Kansas; Airport Code: SLN)

  • Salina Municipal


    (about 50.0 miles in Bavaria, Kansas; Airport Code: SLN)

  • Newton City County


    (about 51.6 miles in Newton, Kansas; Airport Code: EWK)

  • Russell Municipal


    (about 56.3 miles in Russell, Kansas; Airport Code: RSL)

  • Wichita Mid-Continent


    (about 57.2 miles in Wichita, Kansas; Airport Code: ICT)


(updated 2015)



Modes of Transportation in Sterling City, Kansas

Car, Truck, Or Van:

 

Drove Alone

77.93%

Carpooled

7.53%

Public Transportation:

 

Bus Or Trolley Bus

0.23%

Streetcar Or Trolley Car

0.0%

Subway Or Elevated

0.0%

Railroad

0.0%

Ferryboat

0.0%

Taxicab

0.0%

Motorcycle

0.0%

Bicycle

0.53%

Walked

11.64%

Other Means

0.30%

Worked At Home

1.83%



(updated 2010)





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Housing Analysis

Everyone needs shelter in rented housing or individually owned homes. Each community, including Sterling City, Kansas, 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, Kansas)

Family households:

Married-couple family : 534

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present : 27

Female householder, no husband present : 78

Nonfamily households:

Householder living alone : 292

Householder not living alone : 38


(updated 2009)



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

Unmarried-partner households:

Male householder and male partner : 0

Male householder and female partner : 9

Female householder and female partner : 0

Female householder and male partner : 24

All other households : 936


(updated 2009)



Household Type By Tenure
(Sterling City, Kansas)

Family households:

Married-couple family:

Owner-occupied housing units : 483

Renter-occupied housing units : 51

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 9

Renter-occupied housing units : 18

Female householder, no husband present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 54

Renter-occupied housing units : 24

Nonfamily households:

Owner-occupied housing units : 173

Renter-occupied housing units : 157


(updated 2009)



Household Income (Annual)
(Sterling City, Kansas)

Less than $10,000 : 109

$10,000 to $14,999 : 62

$15,000 to $19,999 : 77

$20,000 to $24,999 : 49

$25,000 to $29,999 : 4

$30,000 to $34,999 : 119

$35,000 to $39,999 : 48

$40,000 to $44,999 : 86

$45,000 to $49,999 : 29

$50,000 to $59,999 : 123

$60,000 to $74,999 : 131

$75,000 to $99,999 : 76

$100,000 to $124,999 : 29

$125,000 to $149,999 : 13

$150,000 to $199,999 : 14

$200,000 or more : 0


(updated 2009)



Housing Units
(Sterling City, Kansas)

Total : 1,118


(updated 2009)



Occupancy Status
(Sterling City, Kansas)

Occupied : 969

Vacant : 149


(updated 2009)



Median Number Of Rooms
(Sterling City, Kansas)

Median number of rooms : 6


(updated 2009)



Year Structure Built
(Sterling City, Kansas)

Built 2005 or later : 5

Built 2000 to 2004 : 56

Built 1990 to 1999 : 81

Built 1980 to 1989 : 112

Built 1970 to 1979 : 150

Built 1960 to 1969 : 98

Built 1950 to 1959 : 110

Built 1940 to 1949 : 90

Built 1939 or earlier : 416


(updated 2009)



House Heating Fuel
(Sterling City, Kansas)

Utility gas : 824

Bottled, tank, or LP gas : 35

Electricity : 85

Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. : 0

Coal or coke : 0

Wood : 25

Solar energy : 0

Other fuel : 0

No fuel used : 0


(updated 2009)



House Value
(Sterling City, Kansas)

Less than $10,000 : 39

$10,000 to $14,999 : 12

$15,000 to $19,999 : 34

$20,000 to $24,999 : 5

$25,000 to $29,999 : 40

$30,000 to $34,999 : 25

$35,000 to $39,999 : 40

$40,000 to $49,999 : 25

$50,000 to $59,999 : 34

$60,000 to $69,999 : 95

$70,000 to $79,999 : 105

$80,000 to $89,999 : 75

$90,000 to $99,999 : 27

$100,000 to $124,999 : 56

$125,000 to $149,999 : 71

$150,000 to $174,999 : 20

$175,000 to $199,999 : 6

$200,000 to $249,999 : 5

$250,000 to $299,999 : 5

$300,000 to $399,999 : 0

$400,000 to $499,999 : 0

$500,000 to $749,999 : 0

$750,000 to $999,999 : 0

$1,000,000 or more : 0


(updated 2009)



Mortgage Status
(Sterling City, Kansas)

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 : 12

Home equity loan only : 0

Both second mortgage and home equity loan : 0

No second mortgage and no home equity loan : 367

Housing units without a mortgage : 340


(updated 2009)



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

Built 2005 or later :

Built 2000 to 2004 : $140,300

Built 1990 to 1999 : $111,300

Built 1980 to 1989 : $93,300

Built 1970 to 1979 : $68,900

Built 1960 to 1969 : $83,600

Built 1950 to 1959 : $47,500

Built 1940 to 1949 : $29,500

Built 1939 or earlier : $67,700


(updated 2009)







Percentage of Family Households in Sterling City, Kansas: 64.9%

Percentage of Family Households in Kansas: 66.0%


(updated 2010)



Population in Group Quarters in Sterling City, Kansas

Institutionalized population


  • Nursing facilities/Skilled-nursing facilities : 8.25%

Noninstitutionalized population


  • College/University student housing : 91.75%


(updated 2010)







Building Permits in Sterling City, Kansas

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

    Buildings Units Cost
1999        
  Single Family 6 6 $711,354
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

6 6 $711,354
2000        
  Single Family 4 4 $314,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

4 4 $314,000
2001        
  Single Family 4 4 $315,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

4 4 $315,000
2002        
  Single Family 0 0 $0
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

0 0 $0
2003        
  Single Family 3 3 $345,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

3 3 $345,000
2004        
  Single Family 1 1 $50,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

1 1 $50,000
2005        
  Single Family 3 3 $412,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

3 3 $412,000
2006        
  Single Family 1 1 $100,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

1 1 $100,000


(updated 2007)



Median Household Income In 2000 (Sterling City, KS): $35,282
Median Household Income In 2000 (Kansas): $40,624


(updated 2010)



Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Sterling City): $58,300
Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Kansas): $81,000


(updated 2010)



Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Sterling City): $248
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Kansas): $498


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in Sterling City, Kansas

Utility Gas: 91.1%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 4.4%
Electricity: 2.9%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc.: 0.0%
Coal Or Coke: 0.0%
Wood: 1.1%
Solar Energy: 0.0%
Other Fuel: 0.5%
No Fuel Used: 0.0%


(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, Kansas are often affected in positive and negative ways by government performance.



Health Care Centers Close To Sterling City, Kansas

Homecare Of Hutchinson


     Address: 3 Compound Dr, Hutchinson, Kansas 67502
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Other
     Certified Date: 4/19/1984

Reno County Health Department & Hha


     Address: 209 West Second Ave, Hutchinson, Kansas 67501
     Ownership: Government - State/county
     Certified Date: 1/1/1973

Care 2000 Home Healthcare Services Of Hutchinson


     Address: 2 East 2nd Avenue Suite 201, Hutchinson, Kansas 67501
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 10/10/2002

Stafford District Hospital Hh


     Address: 502 S Buckeye, Stafford, Kansas 67578
     Ownership: Government - State/county
     Certified Date: 1/8/1996

Custom Care Of Ellsworth Inc


     Address: 1404 Prospect St, Ellsworth, Kansas 67439
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 2/19/1988

Hospitals Close To Sterling City, Kansas

Hutchinson Hospital Corporation


     Address: 1701 E 23rd Avenue, Hutchinson, Kansas 67502
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Government - Federal

Summit Surgical Llc


     Address: 1818 East 23rd Avenue, Hutchinson, Kansas 67502
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Proprietary

Ellinwood District Hospital


     Address: 605 N Main Street, Ellinwood, Kansas 67526
     Hospital Type: Critical Access Hospitals
     Ownership: Government - Hospital District Or Authority

Ellsworth County Medical Center


     Address: 1604 Aylward Avenue, Ellsworth, Kansas 67439
     Hospital Type: Critical Access Hospitals
     Ownership: Government - Local

Memorial Hospital


     Address: 1000 Hospital Dr, Mcpherson, Kansas 67460
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Private

Nursing Homes Close To Sterling City, Kansas

Sterling Presbyterian Manor


     Address: 204 W Washington St, Sterling, Kansas 67579
     Ownership: Non Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 53
     Percent Occupied: 88%

Good Samaritan Society - Lyons


     Address: 1311 S Douglas Ave, Lyons, Kansas 67554
     Ownership: Non Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 52
     Percent Occupied: 87%

Golden Plains Health Care Center


     Address: 1202 E 23rd Ave, Hutchinson, Kansas 67502
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 90
     Percent Occupied: 84%

Hutchinson Hospital Snu


     Address: 1701 E 23rd Ave, Hutchinson, Kansas 67502
     Ownership: Non Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 7
     Percent Occupied: 47%

Deseret Nursing And Rehabilitation At Hutchinson


     Address: 2301 N Severance St, Hutchinson, Kansas 67502
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 39
     Percent Occupied: 39%



Closest Nuclear Power Plant To
Sterling City, Kansas

Name: Wolf Creek
Address: PO Box 411; Burlington, KS 66839-0411
Distance: 133 Miles


(updated 2007)



Social Security Users in Sterling City, Kansas

    Retired Workers: 425
    Disabled Workers: 60
    Widowers Workers: 60
    Spouses Workers: 25
    Children Workers: 25


(updated 2007)



Government Finances In Sterling City, Kansas


Charges


Sewerage: $221,000
All Other: $110,000


Revenue


Water Utilities: $270,000
Electric Utilities: $2,092,000


State Intergovernmental


Highways: $9,000


Local Intergovernmental


General Support: $133,000
Highways: $75,000


Current Operations


Miscellaneous Commercial Activities, Nec: $24,000
Fire Protection: $16,000
Central Staff Services: $55,000
Health Services - Other: $18,000
Regular Highways: $157,000
Libraries: $39,000
Parks & Recreation: $51,000
Police Protection: $351,000
Sewerage: $197,000
General - Other: $8,000
Water Utilities: $194,000
Electric Utilities: $1,653,000


Other Capital Outlay


Central Staff: $1,000
Health - Other: $8,000
Regular Highways: $12,000
Parks & Recreation: $14,000
Police Protection: $30,000
Solid Waste Management: $19,000
General - Other: $12,000


General


Interest On Debt: $12,000


Water Utilities


Interest On Debt: $12,000


Electric Utilities


Interest On Debt: $103,000


Tax


Property: $434,000
Public Utilities: $77,000
Other License: $2,000


Miscellaneous


Special Assessments: $24,000
Interest Earnings: $16,000
General Revenue, Nec: $132,000


Sinking Fund


Cash & Deposits: $1,000


Other Funds


Cash & Deposits: $1,342,000



Otal Salaries & Wages: $369,000
Ong Term Debt Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $464,000
Ong Term Debt Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpo: $1,915,000


Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding


Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,379,000


(updated 2006)



Rice County, Kansas Presidential Election

  • Kerry & Edwards 25.82%
  • Bush & Cheney 72.71%
  • Other 1.47%



(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, Kansas citizens.

Relocation to Rice County, KS

5.94 % of Rice County tax filers migrated from different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. Their adjusted gross income average was $25,947

Kansas Average 7.39 %

10 or fewer residents relocated from other nations

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

  • Reno County , KS 1.17 % ($26,268 AGI )
  • Mcpherson County , KS 0.40 % ($39,929 AGI )
  • Barton County , KS 0.31 % ($40,182 AGI )

Relocation away from Rice County, KS

7.65 % of Rice 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 $28,817

Kansas Average 7.67 %

10 or fewer residents relocated to other nations

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

  • Reno County , KS 1.82 % ($27,938 AGI )
  • Barton County , KS 0.48 % ($16,000 AGI )
  • Sedgwick County , KS 0.42 % ($30,400 AGI )


(updated 2006)



Income Tax Rates in Kansas

Low Bracket: $15,000 (3.50%)
High Bracket: $30,000 (6.45%)


(updated 2008)



Sales Tax Rates in Kansas

5.30%


(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, Kansas is based on over 50 years of data.























Storms In Sterling City, Kansas

  Fatalities Injuries Property
Damage
Crop
Damage
Flooding        
05/23/2007, 12:00 am 0 0 $4M --
         
Hail        
05/21/2005, 08:23 pm 0 0 $5K --
05/16/2002, 12:09 am 0 0 $5K --
         
Thunderstorm Wind        
07/10/2006, 11:40 pm 0 0 $5K --
07/10/2006, 08:30 pm 0 0 $7K --
08/12/2002, 08:30 pm 0 0 $10K --
08/12/2002, 08:07 pm 0 0 $250K --
04/11/2001, 01:50 am 0 0 $5K --
06/21/1998, 05:08 am 0 0 $25K $25K
08/21/1997, 10:58 pm 0 0 $25K --
06/06/1996, 06:25 am 0 0 $15K --
         





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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, Kansas directly or research local government web sites.

Crime in Sterling City, Kansas

Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Murder n/a n/a 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 n/a
    per 100,000 n/a n/a 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 n/a
Rape n/a n/a 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 1 1 0 n/a
    per 100,000 n/a n/a 0 0 0 0 0 40 79 39 43 0 n/a
Robbery n/a n/a 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 n/a
    per 100,000 n/a n/a 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 n/a
Assault n/a n/a 0 0 2 2 7 3 3 2 2 2 n/a
    per 100,000 n/a n/a 0 0 77 77 276 119 119 79 85 86 n/a
Burglary n/a n/a 4 11 4 9 13 12 10 12 15 10 n/a
    per 100,000 n/a n/a 154 427 154 347 512 476 397 472 640 428 n/a
Larceny Theft n/a n/a 15 18 22 26 15 33 35 31 32 17 n/a
    per 100,000 n/a n/a 577 698 847 1,002 591 1,308 1,389 1,220 1,366 727 n/a
Vehicle Theft n/a n/a 2 0 1 3 4 2 3 0 1 0 n/a
    per 100,000 n/a n/a 77 0 39 116 158 79 119 0 43 0 n/a
Arson n/a n/a 0 0 3 2 0 1 0 0 0 1 n/a
    per 100,000 n/a n/a 0 0 116 77 0 40 0 0 0 43 n/a
CityMelt Violent Crime Index
U.S. Average = 40
n/a n/a 0 0 0 0 2 1 1 0 0 0 n/a
CityMelt Property Crime Index
U.S. Average = 277
n/a n/a 5 7 8 10 8 12 12 11 12 7 n/a
CityMelt Crime Index
U.S. Average = 158
n/a n/a 3 4 4 5 5 7 7 6 6 4 n/a


(updated 2013)



Number of Sex Offenders In Kansas

2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
3,563 3,981 4,791 5,911 11,617 9,677 6,047 6,275 7,409 7,923


(updated 2014)



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