Sterling City, TX 76951 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 76951: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Sterling City, TX 76951

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 96
  • Single Family Addresses: 17
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Sterling County
  • Centroid: Latitude 31.837, Longitude -100.981
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Sterling City, TX 76951 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 1,237
Population in Households 1,202
Population in Familes 1,054
Population in Group Qrtrs 35
Population Density1 1
Diversity Index2 62


Total Households 472
Average Household Size 2.55
Family Households 350
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 659 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 358 (54.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 114 (17.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 187 (28.4%)
Median Home Value $86,747
Average Home Value $148,673


Median Household Income $43,998
Average Household Income $59,033
Per Capita Income $23,011
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.26% 0.95%
Households 1.09% 0.83%
Families 0.99% 0.79%
Median Household Income   3.6%
Per Capita Income   1.53%
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 City, TX 76951 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 76951 to the other 1,873 ZIP Codes 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 # 1413 25th
Population Density1 # 1786 4th
Diversity Index2 # 770 59th
Median Household Income # 1148 39th
Per Capita Income # 1116 40th

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