Sterling City, TX Profile: Facts & Data

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Sterling City, Texas - Basic Facts

The City of Sterling City had a population of 935 as of July 1, 2019.

The primary coordinate point for Sterling City is located at latitude 31.8363 and longitude -100.9848 in Sterling County. The formal boundaries for the City of Sterling City encompass a land area of 0.98 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Sterling County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 2,287 feet.

The City of Sterling City (GNIS ID: 2411979) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Texas is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Sterling City is located within Sterling City Division of Sterling County.


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Sterling City, TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Sterling City, TX Housing Affordability Index is 275
State of Texas Housing Affordability Index is 132
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Sterling City, TX Wealth Index is 70
State of Texas Wealth Index is 94
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 935
Population in Households 908
Population in Familes 796
Population in Group Qrtrs 27
Population Density 955
Diversity Index1 62
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $51,579
Average Household Income $63,559
Per Capita Income $24,523
Wealth Index3 70

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 432 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 303 (70.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 50 (11.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 79 (18.3%)
Median Home Value $94,136
Housing Affordability Index2 275
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 353
Average Household Size 2.57
Family Households 263
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. 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.
  2. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  3. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 0.56% 0.34%
Households 0.57% 0.34%
Families 0.51% 0.23%
Median Household Income   0.85%
Per Capita Income   1.87%

Sterling City, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Sterling City to the other 1,746 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Texas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 # 1032 41st
Population Density # 762 56th
Diversity Index # 575 67th
Median Household Income # 798 54th
Per Capita Income # 867 50th

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