Mount Sterling, IL Population

Population: 2,070. Estimated population in July 2020: 2,011 (-2.9% change)
Males: 993 (48.0%), Females: 1,077 (52.0%)

Brown County

Zip code: 62353

Median resident age: 37.7 years
Median household income: $27,434
Median house value: $48,600

Races in Mount Sterling:

  • White Non-Hispanic (97.9%)
  • Hispanic (1.0%)
  • Two or more races (0.6%)

Ancestries: German (27.1%), English (17.3%), United States (15.7%), Irish (14.4%), French (2.7%), Dutch (2.0%).

Elevation: 742 feet

Land area: 1.1 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Mount Sterling

  • High school or higher: 79.4%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 13.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.9%
  • Unemployed: 4.6%
  • Mean travel time to work: 19.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Mount Sterling city

  • Never married: 23.5%
  • Now married: 53.1%
  • Separated: 1.4%
  • Widowed: 11.6%
  • Divorced: 10.4%

0.6% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: +70 (+3.5%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Mount Sterling:

  • SARAH D CULBERTSON MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 18 miles; RUSHVILLE, IL)
  • ILLINI COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (about 27 miles; PITTSFIELD, IL)
  • MC DONOUGH DISTRICT HOSPITAL (about 34 miles; MACOMB, IL)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Mount Sterling:

  • QUINCY REGIONAL-BALDWIN FIELD (about 30 miles; QUINCY, IL; Abbreviation: UIN)
  • SOUTHEAST IOWA REGIONAL (about 59 miles; BURLINGTON, IA; Abbreviation: BRL)
  • CAPITAL (about 77 miles; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Abbreviation: SPI)
Other public-use airports nearest to Mount Sterling:

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Mount Sterling:

  • WESTERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY (about 34 miles; MACOMB, IL; Full-time enrollment: 11,096)
  • LEWIS AND CLARK COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 81 miles; GODFREY, IL; Full-time enrollment: 3,451)
  • LINCOLN LAND COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 82 miles; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Full-time enrollment: 3,756)
  • UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS AT SPRINGFIELD (about 82 miles; Springfield, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,357)
  • LINDENWOOD UNIVERSITY (about 83 miles; ST CHARLES, MO; Full-time enrollment: 5,116)
  • ST CHARLES COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 84 miles; ST PETERS, MO; Full-time enrollment: 3,301)
  • ILLINOIS CENTRAL COLLEGE (about 90 miles; EAST PEORIA, IL; Full-time enrollment: 6,404)
Public high school in Mount Sterling:

  • BROWN COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 223; Location: 500 E MAIN; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle school in Mount Sterling:

  • BROWN COUNTY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 279; Location: 501 NW CROSS ST; Grades: PK – 04)

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