Sterling County TX Information


Sterling County Subdivisions

Sterling County TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,216
Daytime Population: Workers 510
Daytime Population: Residents 818
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,328
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.09
Population in Households 1,181
Population in Familes 1,035
Population in Group Qrtrs 35
Population Density2 1
Diversity Index3 61


Median Household Income $45,076
Average Household Income $58,549
Per Capita Income $23,026


Total Housing Units 649 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 356 (54.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 112 (17.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 181 (27.9%)
Median Home Value $87,195
Average Home Value $149,228


Total Households 468
Average Household Size 2.52
Family Households 347
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.86% 0.59%
Households 0.85% 0.59%
Families 0.78% 0.57%
Median Household Income   2.63%
Per Capita Income   2.36%


Sterling County TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Sterling County to the other 254 counties and county equivalents in Texas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 244 4th
Population Density # 240 6th
Diversity Index # 131 49th
Median Household Income # 159 38th
Per Capita Income # 173 32nd

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