Sterling County TX Information


Sterling County Subdivisions

Sterling County TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 1,236
Population in Households 1,201
Population in Familes 1,053
Population in Group Qrtrs 35
Population Density1 1
Diversity Index2 62


Total Households 471
Average Household Size 2.55
Family Households 349
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 657 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 357 (54.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 114 (17.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 186 (28.3%)
Median Home Value $87,048
Average Home Value $149,020


Median Household Income $43,692
Average Household Income $59,026
Per Capita Income $22,977
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.26% 0.95%
Households 1.1% 0.84%
Families 1.0% 0.79%
Median Household Income   3.7%
Per Capita Income   1.52%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood 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.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


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, 2016 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 # 245 4th
Population Density1 # 240 6th
Diversity Index2 # 122 53rd
Median Household Income # 153 40th
Per Capita Income # 141 45th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Texas Census Data Comparison Tool.