Mount Sterling, Kentucky

Population 6,915

Mount Sterling is located in Montgomery County, KY. The population is 6,915, making Mount Sterling the largest city in Montgomery County.

There are 11 public schools in Mount Sterling with an average Homefacts rating of A-. The total crime rate for Mount Sterling is moderate , and there are 53 registered sex offenders residing in the city. Unemployment in Mount Sterling is moderate and the median home sales price is $0. Detailed and up-to-date Mount Sterling property reports are available for any property address.

Cities near Mount Sterling include Camargo, Sharpsburg and Jeffersonville.

Mount Sterling Neighborhood Report


School Rating is Excellent
  • No High School Diploma: 17.8%
  • High School Graduate or Higher: 62%
  • Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 20.2%

Crime Rate

39.1% Higher than national avg.
  • Auto theft: 191
  • Violent Crimes: 205
  • Robbery: 55
  • Burglary: 328
  • Property Crime: 3
  • Larceny Theft: 3

Registered Offenders

80.94% Higher than national avg.
  • 53 offenders in Mount Sterling
  • 76.64 offenders/10,000 residents

Environmental Hazards

107 Found nearby
  • Brownfields: 1
  • Registered Polluters: 8
  • Superfunds: 6
  • Tanks & Spills: 92


Moderate 6.2%
  • Kentucky unemployment average: 5.0%
  • National unemployment average: 6.2%

Property Values

Median Property Value $0

Schools view all

11 Public Schools view public schools

There are 11 K-12 public schools in Mount Sterling, KY and 2 private schools. Homefacts rates Mount Sterling's schools as Excellent, with an overall A- rating.
2 Private Schools

Christian Traditional School

Mt Sterling Christian School

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1 Colleges & Universities view all colleges & universities

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Crime view details

53 Registered Offenders search the registered offender database

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*100 is national avg. Greater than 100 means higher crime, lower means less crime.
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0 Former Drug Labs view all

  • Good news! No Drug lab found in Mount Sterling, KY

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Property Report Overview

Average Listing Price
$179,000 compared to May 2020
Median Sales Price
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Median Home Value

Housing Inventory

Property Type
  • Vacant
  • Rented
  • Owned

Number Of Properties Per Bedroom (Distressed)

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14 Building Permits View All

  • In 2014, the city of Mount Sterling, KY issued 14 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes.
  • In 2013, the city of Mount Sterling, KY issued 28 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes.
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Fair Market Rents

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  • Property Type Rent
  • Studio: $560
  • 1 Bedroom: $630
  • 2 Bedrooms: $800
  • 3 Bedrooms: $1,110
  • 4 Bedrooms: $1,400

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Environmental Hazards

107 Environmental Hazards

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Health Hazards

  • Air Quality HEALTHY (214/215)
    Mount Sterling, KY has 99.53% good air quality.
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  • Radon ZONE 2 COUNTY
    Mount Sterling, KY is a yellow zone.
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  • UV Index MODERATE 4.6 Average
    Mount Sterling, KY is a moderate risk area for ultra-violet rays.
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Average Monthly Temperature

  • January 31.77°
  • February 35.98°
  • March 46.85°
  • April 56.65°
  • May 65.63°
  • June 72.7°
  • July 76.61°
  • August 75.97°
  • September 69.22°
  • October 56.85°
  • November 45.98°
  • December 36.1°

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Natural Disasters

Probability of Natural Disasters for Mount Sterling, KY

Mount Sterling, KY has a low risk of earthquakes.
Mount Sterling, KY has no risk of hurricanes.
Mount Sterling, KY has a high risk of hail storms.
Mount Sterling, KY has a moderate risk of tornadoes.

Demographics view details

Median Household Income

Median Household Income in Mount Sterling, KY: $35,980


Unemployment in Mount Sterling is 6.2%. It is higher than the state and national averages, 5.0% and 6.2% respectively

Workforce Breakdown

Blue Collar - 43.38%
White Collar - 56.62%


State Representatives

  • Gov. Steven L. Beshear
  • Sen. Mitch McConnell
  • Sen. Rand Paul

City Representatives

  • Andy Barr

Neighborhood Info

1 Airport view all

Nearest Major Airports

9 FCC Towers view all

1 Hospital view all

1 Police Station view all

1 Retirement Home view all

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