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Population (year 2000): 11,360
Males: 5,525 (48.6%), Females: 5,835 (51.4%)

Logan County

Zip code:

Median resident age: 35.0 years
Median household income: $27,337 (year 2000)
Median house value: $79,800 (year 2000)

Sterling, CO residents, houses, and apartments details

Races in Sterling:

  • White Non-Hispanic (83.3%)
  • Hispanic (14.2%)
  • Other race (5.6%)
  • Two or more races (1.6%)
  • American Indian (1.2%)
  • Black (0.7%)
(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: German (36.6%), Irish (9.9%), English (9.5%), United States (5.7%), Swedish (3.9%), French (3.5%).Colorado

Elevation: 3939 feet

Land area: 6.9 square miles

Sterling,

For population 25 years and over in Sterling

  • High school or higher: 81.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.6%
  • Unemployed: 5.3%
  • Mean travel time to work: 12.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Sterling city

  • Never married: 23.5%
  • Now married: 54.1%
  • Separated: 1.9%
  • Widowed: 9.1%
  • Divorced: 11.5%

4.8% Foreign born (4.0% Latin America, 0.6% Europe).


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Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: CO Aurora, (127.1 miles travel.Yahoo.com )

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: TX Dallas, (698.4 miles pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Atwood, CO (7.0 miles) , Padroni, CO (11.0 miles) , CO Iliff, (13.6 miles CO Merino, (13.8 miles CO (24.2 miles Peetz, CO Fleming, (25.9 miles CO Hillrose, (29.7 miles CO Akron, (32.1 miles


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 6 buildings, average cost: $95,500
  • 1997: 5 buildings, average cost: $52,800
  • 1998: 5 buildings, average cost: $73,800
  • 1999: 17 buildings, average cost: $98,300
  • 2000: 5 buildings, average cost: $112,900
  • 2001: 5 buildings, average cost: $106,600
  • 2002: 5 buildings, average cost: $79,900
  • 2003: 10 buildings, average cost: $111,400
  • 2004: 12 buildings, average cost: $52,100

Latitude: 40.63 N, Longitude: 103.21 W

Area code: 970

Sterling, Colorado business data: stores, dealers, real estate agents, wholesalers, restaurants...

Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (19.6%), Retail trade (12.8%), Arts,entertainment,recreation,accommodation and food services (11.6%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,377 (+12.1%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 4,110 (78.8%)

Crime in Sterling by Year

Type 1999 2000 2001 2002
Murders 0 0 0 0
    per 100,000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Rapes 3 6 6 4
    per 100,000 26.4 52.8 52.8 35.2
Robberies 3 7 0 1
    per 100,000 26.4 61.6 0.0 8.8
Assaults 22 28 20 27
    per 100,000 193.7 246.5 176.1 237.7
Burglaries 98 91 83 128
    per 100,000 862.7 801.1 730.6 1126.8
Thefts 511 452 473 456
    per 100,000 4498.2 3978.9 4163.7 4014.1
Auto thefts 20 13 16 23
    per 100,000 176.1 114.4 140.8 202.5
311.6 313.3 285.3 319.9

Average climate in Sterling, Colorado

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Sterling,

Sterling-area historical tornado activity is above Colorado state average. It is 23% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/15/1974, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 4.7 miles away from the Sterling city center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 5/10/1975, a category 3 tornado 28.1 miles away from the city center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.


Hospital/medical center in Sterling:
  • STERLING REGIONAL MED CTR (615 FAIRHURST ST)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Sterling:
  • EAST MORGAN COUNTY HOSPITAL - CAH (about 39 miles; BRUSH, CO)
  • MEMORIAL HEALTH CENTER (about 40 miles; SIDNEY, NE)
  • HAXTUN HOSPITAL DISTRICT - CAH (about 44 miles; HAXTUN, CO)

Political contributions by individuals in Sterling, CO

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Sterling:
  • COLORADO PLAINS REGIONAL (about 32 miles; AKRON, CO; ID: AKO)
  • WESTERN NEB. RGNL/WILLIAM B. HEILIG FIELD (about 90 miles; SCOTTSBLUFF, NE; ID: BFF)
  • ALLIANCE MUNI (about 102 miles; ALLIANCE, NE; ID: AIA)
Other public-use airports nearest to Sterling:
  • STERLING MUNI (about 4 miles; STERLING, CO; ID: STK)
  • GEBAUER (about 29 miles; AKRON, CO; ID: 5V6)
  • BRUSH MUNI (about 36 miles; BRUSH, CO; ID: 7V5)

Local government website:

Local government employment and payroll (March 2002)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Natural Resources 2 $4,437 $26,622 0 $0
Airports 1 $3,257 $39,084 0 $0
Firefighters 16 $54,028 $40,521 0 $0
Solid Waste Management 6 $14,683 $29,366 0 $0
Sewerage 7 $18,429 $31,592 0 $0
Parks and Recreation 20 $49,642 $29,785 33 $10,707
Other and Unallocable 10 $27,487 $32,984 0 $0
Local Libraries 4 $10,966 $32,898 6 $5,825
Water Supply 7 $15,060 $25,817 0 $0
Correction 1 $2,770 $33,240 0 $0
Health 2 $4,235 $25,410 0 $0
Streets and Highways 8 $18,994 $28,491 0 $0
Police - Other 13 $29,161 $26,917 0 $0
Police Protection - Officers 19 $61,168 $38,632 0 $0
Judicial and Legal 4 $14,112 $42,336 0 $0
Other Government Administration 10 $34,549 $41,458 7 $5,314
Financial Administration 7 $17,610 $30,188 0 $0
Totals for Government 137 $380,589 $33,336 46 $21,846
College/University in Sterling:
  • NORTHEASTERN JUNIOR COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 1,890; Location: 100 COLLEGE DR; Public; Website: nejc.cc.co.us)
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Sterling:
  • METROPOLITAN STATE COLLEGE OF DENVER (about 103 miles; DENVER, CO; Full-time enrollment: 12,938)
  • UNIVERSITY OF COLORADO AT DENVER (about 103 miles; DENVER, CO; FT enrollment: 8,839)
  • UNIVERSITY OF DENVER (about 103 miles; DENVER, CO; FT enrollment: 7,592)
  • COMMUNITY COLLEGE OF DENVER (about 103 miles; DENVER, CO; FT enrollment: 3,352)
  • ARAPAHOE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 103 miles; LITTLETON, CO; FT enrollment: 3,666)
  • UNIVERSITY OF NORTHERN COLORADO (about 105 miles; GREELEY, CO; FT enrollment: 10,983)
  • AIMS COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 109 miles; GREELEY, CO; FT enrollment: 3,722)
Public high schools in Sterling:
  • STERLING HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 700; Location: 407 WEST BROADWAY; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • SMITH HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 20; Location: 201 SOUTH 11TH AVENUE; Grades: 09 - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Sterling:
  • STERLING MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 552; Location: 1177 PAWNEE STREET; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • AYRES ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 350; Location: 1812 ROBIN ROAD; Grades: PK - 05)
  • STEVENS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 302; Location: 1215 NORTH 5TH STREET; Grades: PK - 05)
  • HAGEN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 268; Location: 301 HAGEN STREET; Grades: KG - 05)
  • CAMPBELL ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 260; Location: 902 CLARK STREET; Grades: PK - 05)
Private primary/middle school in Sterling:
  • ST ANTHONY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 133; Location: 324 SOUTH THIRD STREET; Grades: KG - 8)
Library in Sterling:
  • STERLING PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $397,263; Location: 420 N 5TH ST.; 60,724 books; 1,357 audio materials; 920 video materials; 108 serial subscriptions)

Notable locations in Sterling: Camp Bright (A), Overland Trail Museum (B).

Parks in Sterling include: Columbine Park (1), Cheairs Park (2), Overland Trail Park and Museum (3), Pioneer Park (4).


Sterling compared to Colorado state average:
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
  • Population density below state average for cities.
Strongest AM radio stations in Sterling:
  • KSTC (1230 AM; 1 kW; STERLING, CO; Owner: ARNOLD BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KSIR (1010 AM; 25 kW; BRUSH, CO; Owner: JMS BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KIMB (1260 AM; 50 kW; KIMBALL, NE; Owner: G & L INVESTMENTS, LLC)
  • KLTT (670 AM; 50 kW; COMMERCE CITY, CO; Owner: KLZ RADIO, INC.)
  • KKZN (760 AM; 50 kW; THORNTON, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KOA (850 AM; 50 kW; DENVER, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KMXA (1090 AM; 50 kW; AURORA, CO; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KLMO (1060 AM; 30 kW; LONGMONT, CO; Owner: PILGRIM COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KGAB (650 AM; 9 kW; ORCHARD VALLEY, WY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KRVN (880 AM; 50 kW; LEXINGTON, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA RURAL RADIO ASSOCIATION)
  • KCUV (1510 AM; 25 kW; LITTLETON, CO; Owner: PEOPLE WIRELESS, INC.)
  • KTWO (1030 AM; 50 kW; CASPER, WY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KNEB (960 AM; 5 kW; SCOTTSBLUFF, NE; Owner: PANHANDLE BROADCASTING, INC.)
Strongest FM radio stations in Sterling:
  • KPMX (105.7 FM; STERLING, CO; Owner: JMS BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KNNG (104.7 FM; STERLING, CO; Owner: ARNOLD BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • K203DD (88.5 FM; STERLING, CO; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
TV broadcast stations around Sterling:
  • KUPN (Channel 3; STERLING, CO; Owner: CHANNEL 20 TV COMPANY)
  • K44FL (Channel 44; STERLING,S.LOGAN CTY, CO; Owner: BOARD OF LOGAN COUNTY COMMISSIONERS)
  • K46CY (Channel 46; STERLING, CO; Owner: BOARD OF LOGAN COUNTY COMMISSIONERS)
  • K48DQ (Channel 48; STERLING,S.LOGAN CTY, CO; Owner: BOARD OF LOGAN COUNTY COMMISSIONERS)
  • K50EE (Channel 50; STERLING,S.LOGAN CTY, CO; Owner: BOARD OF LOGAN COUNTY COMMISSIONERS)
  • K52EW (Channel 52; STERLING,S.LOGAN CTY, CO; Owner: BOARD OF LOGAN COUNTY COMMISSIONERS)
  • K54GJ (Channel 54; STERLING, CO; Owner: BOARD OF LOGAN COUNTY COMMISSIONERS)
  • K56GL (Channel 56; STERLING, ETC., CO; Owner: BOARD OF LOGAN COUNTY COMMISSIONERS)
  • K58GH (Channel 58; STERLING, CO; Owner: BOARD OF LOGAN COUNTY COMMISSIONERS)
  • K28FW (Channel 28; PEETZ & N. LOGAN CTY, CO; Owner: BOARD OF LOGAN COUNTY COMMISSIONERS)
  • K14JZ (Channel 14; PEETZ & N. LOGAN CTY, CO; Owner: BOARD OF LOGAN COUNTY COMMISSIONERS)
  • K16EJ (Channel 16; PEETZ & N.LOGAN CTY, CO; Owner: BOARD OF LOGAN COUNTY COMMISSIONERS)
  • K18FN (Channel 18; PEETZ & N. LOGAN CTY, CO; Owner: BOARD OF LOGAN COUNTY COMMISSIONERS)
  • K20FS (Channel 20; PEETZ & N. LOGAN CTY, CO; Owner: BOARD OF LOGAN COUNTY COMMISSIONERS)
  • K26FM (Channel 26; PEETZ & N. LOGAN CTY, CO; Owner: BOARD OF LOGAN COUNTY COMMISSIONERS)
  • K30FO (Channel 30; PEETZ & N. LOGAN CTY, CO; Owner: BOARD OF LOGAN COUNTY COMMISSIONERS)
  • K32EX (Channel 32; PEETZ & N.LOGAN CTY, CO; Owner: BOARD OF LOGAN COUNTY COMMISSIONERS)
  • K33FI (Channel 33; AKRON, CO; Owner: BOARD OF WASHINGTON COUNTY COMMISSIONERS)

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