Sterling County, TX Demographic Data

Sterling County, TX Summary

Sterling County is located in Texas
  • Population: 1,223
  • Area: 923.52 sq. miles
    • Land Area: 923.45 sq. miles
    • Water Area: 0.07 sq. miles
  • Population Density: 1.32 people per sq. mile
  • Elevation: 2,326.12 ft
  • Time Zone: Central Standard Time (GMT -6)
  • Daylight Savings: Yes

Texas Heat Map by County Population

Sponsored

Sterling County, TX Gender Breakdown

Gender
Number
Percent
National Avg
Female
650
48%
50.8
Male
696
52%
49.2
Total Population
1,346
 
321,419,000

Sterling County, TX Age Breakdown

Age Group
Number
Percent
National Avg
Under 5 Years
154
11.4% 
6.2
5 to 9 Years
111
8.2% 
6.4
10 to 14 Years
89
6.6% 
6.4
15 to 19 Years
80
5.9% 
6.7
20 to 24 Years
36
2.7% 
7.0
25 to 34 Years
172
12.8% 
13.7
35 to 44 Years
123
9.1% 
12.7
45 to 54 Years
168
12.5% 
13.4
55 to 59 Years
139
10.3% 
6.7
60 to 64 Years
64
4.8% 
6.0
65 to 74 Years
141
10.5% 
8.6
75 to 84 Years
40
3.0% 
4.4
85 Years and Over
29
2.2% 
1.9
Age Statistics
Number
Percent
National Avg
18 Years and over
951
70.7%
77.1
Female
488
51.3%
51.4
Male
463
48.7%
48.6
21 Years and over
912
67.8%
72.9
62 Years and over
257
19.1%
18.3
65 Years and over
210
15.6%
14.9
Female
144
68.6%
55.9
Male
66
31.4%
44.1
Median Age (years)
36
NR
NR

Sterling County, TX Race Breakdown

Race
Number
Percent
National Avg
One Race
1,325
98.4% 
96.9
White
1,282
95.2% 
73.1
Black or African American
3
0.2% 
12.7
American Indian and Alaska Native
0
0.0% 
0.8
Asian
0
0.0% 
5.4
Asian Indian
0
0.0% 
1.2
Chinese
0
0.0% 
1.3
Filipino
0
0.0% 
0.9
Japanese
0
0.0% 
0.2
Korean
0
0.0% 
0.5
Vietnamese
0
0.0% 
0.5
Other Asian
0
0.0% 
0.8
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander
0
0.0% 
0.2
Native Hawaiian
0
0.0% 
0.1
Guamanian or Chamorro
0
0.0% 
0.0
Samoan
0
0.0% 
0.0
Other Pacific Islander
0
0.0% 
0.1
Some Other Race
40
3.0% 
4.8
Two or More Races
21
1.6% 
3.1
Hispanic Statistics
Number
Percent
National Avg
Hispanic or Latino (of any race)
616
45.8% 
17.6
Mexican
608
45.2% 
11.1
Puerto Rican
0
0.0% 
1.7
Cuban
0
0.0% 
0.7
Other Hispanic or Latino
8
0.6% 
4.1
Not Hispanic or Latino
730
54.2% 
82.4

Sterling County, TX Educational Attainment

Education Level
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 9th grade
107
12.2% 
5.5
9th to 12th grade, no diploma
81
9.2% 
7.3
High school graduate (includes equivalent)
281
32.1% 
27.6
Some college, no degree
165
18.8% 
20.7
Associate's Degree
47
5.4% 
8.2
Bachelor's Degree
139
15.9% 
19.0
Graduate or professional degree
56
6.4% 
11.6
Education Summary
Number
Percent
National Avg
< High School Graduate
188
21.4%
12.8
High School Graduate or Higher
688
78.6%
87.1
Bachelor's Degree or Higher
195
22.3%
30.6

Sterling County, TX Marital Status

Marital Status
Number
Percent
National Avg
Never Married
197
19.9%
33.5%
Now Married
548
55.2%
47.5
Divorced
152
15.3%
11.0%
Separated
22
2.2%
2.1
Widowed
73
7.4
5.8%

Sterling County, TX Language Spoken at Home

Language
Number
Percent
National Avg
English Only
802
67.3%
78.5%
Languages other than english
390
32.7%
21.5%
Spanish
390
32.7%
13.3%
Other indo-european languages
0
0.0%
3.7%
Asian and Pacific islander languages
0
0.0%
3.5%
Other Languages
0
0.0%
1.0%

Sterling County, TX Household Income

Household Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than $10,000
14
0.0%
0.0
$10,000 to $14,999
36
0.0%
0.0
$15,000 to $24,999
66
0.0%
0.0
$25,000 to $34,999
37
0.0%
0.0
$35,000 to $49,999
54
0.0%
0.0
$50,000 to $74,999
140
0.0%
0.0
$75,000 to $99,999
43
0.0%
0.0
$100,000 to $149,000
47
0.0%
0.0
$150,000 to $199,999
3
0.0%
0.0
$200,000 or more
11
0.0%
0.0
Median household income
53,456
 
55,775
Per capita income
21,386
 
29,979

Sterling County, TX Employment Breakdown

Industry
Number
Percent
National Avg
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting and mining
161
27.6%
1.9
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services
15
2.6%
9.8
Construction
20
3.4%
6.4
Educational services, health care and social assistance
121
20.8%
22.9
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental, and leasing
21
3.6%
6.5
Information
8
1.4%
2.1
Manufacturing
20
3.4%
10.3
Other services except public administration
28
4.8%
4.9
Professional, scientific, management, administrative and waste management services
38
6.5%
11.3
Public administration
35
6.0%
4.6
Retail trade
61
10.5%
11.5
Transportation, warehousing and utilities
36
6.2%
5.1
Wholesale trade
19
3.3%
2.7
Occupation
Number
Percent
National Avg
Construction, extraction, maintenance, and repair occupations
125
21.4%
9.0%
Management, professional, and related occupations
179
30.7%
37.1%
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations
51
8.7%
12.3%
Sales and office occupations
147
25.2%
23.6%
Service occupations
81
13.9%
18.0%

Sterling County, TX Commute Statistics

Commute Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Workers 16 Years and over
572
 
 
Car, truck, or van - drove alone
420
73.4%
76.6
Car, truck, or van - carpooled
39
6.8%
9.0
Public transportation (excluding taxicab)
0
0.0%
5.2
Walked
16
2.8%
2.8
Other means
15
2.6%
1.8
Worked at home
82
14.3%
4.6
Mean travel time to work (Minutes)
20.0
 
26.0

Sterling County, TX Vehicles per Household

Vehicles per Household
Number
Percent
National Avg
None
4
0.9%
8.9
1 vehicles
150
33.3%
33.5
2 vehicles
165
36.6%
37.2
3 or more
132
29.3%
20.3

Sterling County, TX Housing Occupancy

Housing Occupancy
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
 
 
Occupied Housing Units
451
75.5%
87.7
Owner Occupied
341
75.6%
63.0
Renter Occupied
110
24.4%
37.0
Vacant Housing Units
146
24.5%
12.3
Homeowner Vacancy Rate
0
NR
NR
Rental Vacancy Rate
10
NR
NR
Average household size of owner-occupied unit
3.0
NR
3.0
Average household size of renter-occupied unit
3.0
NR
3.0

Sterling County, TX Rooms per Residence

Rooms per Residence
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
597
1 room
4
0.7%
2.3
2 rooms
9
1.5%
2.5
3 rooms
26
4.4%
9.0
4 rooms
58
9.7%
16.6
5 rooms
161
27.0%
20.0
6 rooms
195
32.7%
17.9
7 rooms
60
10.1%
12.1
8 rooms
46
7.7%
8.5
9 rooms or more
38
6.4%
11.1
Median Rooms
6
 

Sterling County, TX Structure Type Statistics

Structure Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
597
 
 
1-unit, detached
502
84.1%
61.4
1-unit, attached
0
0.0%
5.8
2-units
0
0.0%
3.7
3 or 4 units
4
0.7%
4.5
5 to 9 units
0
0.0%
4.8
10 to 19 units
0
0.0%
4.6
20 or more units
0
0.0%
8.8
Mobile home
91
15.2%
6.3
Boat, RV, van, etc.
0
0.0%
0.1

Sterling County, TX Housing Age Statistics

Housing Age
Number
Percent
National Avg
1939 or earlier
100
16.8%
13.0%
1940 to 1949
8
1.3%
5.1%
1950 to 1959
106
17.8%
10.5%
1960 to 1969
73
12.2%
10.8%
1970 to 1979
65
10.9%
15.5%
1980 to 1989
118
19.8%
13.6%
1990 to 1999
72
12.1%
14.0%
2000 to 2009
55
9.2%
14.5%
2010 to 2013
0
0.0%
2.5%
2014 or later
0
0.0%
0.5%

Sterling County, TX Household Heating

Heating Fuel Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Utility Gas
144
31.9%
48.2
Bottled, tank, or LP gas
58
12.9%
4.7
Electricity
220
48.8%
38.2
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
5
1.1%
5.1
Coal or coke
4
0.9%
0.1
Wood
20
4.4%
2.0
Solar energy
0
0.0%
0.1
Other fuel
0
0.0%
0.5
No fuel used
0
0.0%
1.2

Sterling County, TX Mortgage Statistics

Mortgage Payments
Number
Percent
National Avg
Housing units with a mortgage
97
 
47140700.0
Less than $500
0
0.0%
1.5%
$2,500 to $2,999
0
0.0%
6.8%
$3,000 or more
0
0.0%
9.9%
$1,500 to 1,999
3
3.1%
20.3%
$2,000 to $2,499
5
5.2%
11.8%
$1,000 to 1,499
39
40.2%
29.2%
$500 to $999
50
51.5%
20.5%
Mortgage Payment as % of Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 20.0%
65
69.9%
43.6%
20.0% to 24.9%
10
10.8%
15.9%
25.0% to 29.9%
0
0.0%
10.9%
30.0% to 34.9%
0
0.0%
7.3%
35.0% or more
18
19.4%
22.3%
Not Computed
4
NR
NR

Sterling County, TX Rent Statistics

Rent Payment Amount
Number
Percent
National Avg
Occupied Units Paying Rent
50 
 
41,410,200 
$2,500 to $2,999
0
0.0%
1.7%
$2,000 to $2,499
0
0.0%
4.1%
$3,000 or more
0
0.0%
1.5%
$1,500 to $1,999
0
0.0%
11.0%
$1,000 to $1,499
6
12.0%
27.9%
Less than $500
11
22.0%
11.0%
$500 to $999
33
66.0%
42.7%
No Cash Rent
60
NR
2,291,570
Median (Dollars)
820
NR
959
Rent Payment as % of Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 15.0%
0
0.0%
12.6%
15.0% to 19.9%
13
26.0%
12.5%
20.0% to 24.9%
12
24.0%
12.8%
25.0% to 29.9%
0
0.0%
11.5%
30.0% to 34.9%
0
0.0%
9.2%
35.0% or more
25
50.0%
41.4%
Not Computed
60
NR
NR

Sterling County, TX Property Value

Property Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Specified Owner-Occupied Units
341
 
74,506,500
Less then $50,000
84
24.6%
7.5%
$50,000 to $99,999
125
36.7%
7.5%
$100,000 to $149,000
39
11.4%
15.0%
$150,000 to $199,000
41
12.0%
14.8%
$200,000 to $299,999
14
4.1%
18.8%
$300,000 to $499,999
8
2.3%
17.3%
$500,000 to $999,999
26
7.6%
9.7%
$1,000,000 or more
4
1.2%
2.7%
Median (Dollars)
86,300
 
194,500
Feel Safe
with Homefacts free home and neighborhood alert emails
  • 2 New Registered Offenders
  • 1 Former Drug Lab Reported
  • Environmental Hazards
    and more
Feel Safe with Homefacts
free home and neighborhood alert emails