Sterling City, TX Population

Population: 1,081. Estimated population in July 2020: 1,013 (-6.3% change)
Males: 525 (48.6%), Females: 556 (51.4%)

Sterling County

Zip code: 76951

Median resident age: 37.9 years
Median household income: $36,359
Median house value: $51,600

Races in Sterling City:

  • White Non-Hispanic (66.1%)
  • Hispanic (33.3%)
  • Other race (14.8%)
  • Two or more races (2.6%)
  • American Indian (0.6%)

(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: United States (19.1%), German (8.2%), Irish (6.3%), English (4.4%), French (1.5%), Scotch-Irish (1.5%).

Land area: 1.0 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Sterling City

  • High school or higher: 67.9%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 12.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.7%
  • Unemployed: 2.7%
  • Mean travel time to work: 26.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Sterling City city

  • Never married: 16.6%
  • Now married: 64.3%
  • Separated: 1.0%
  • Widowed: 9.4%
  • Divorced: 8.7%

7.2% Foreign born (6.6% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: -7 (-0.6%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Sterling City:

  • MITCHELL COUNTY HOSPITAL (about 37 miles; COLORADO CITY, TX)
  • BIG SPRING STATE HOSPITAL (about 41 miles; BIG SPRING, TX)
  • RIVER CREST HOSP (about 41 miles; SAN ANGELO, TX)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Sterling City:

  • SAN ANGELO REGIONAL/MATHIS FIELD (about 49 miles; SAN ANGELO, TX; Abbreviation: SJT)
  • MIDLAND INTERNATIONAL (about 85 miles; MIDLAND, TX; Abbreviation: MAF)
  • DYESS AFB (about 89 miles; ABILENE, TX; Abbreviation: DYS)
Other public-use airports nearest to Sterling City:

  • ALVIE COLE RANCH (about 15 miles; STERLING CITY, TX; Abbreviation: 64F)
  • ROBERT LEE (about 32 miles; ROBERT LEE, TX; Abbreviation: 54F)
  • COLORADO CITY (about 44 miles; COLORADO CITY, TX; Abbreviation: T88)

Colleges and Universities

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

  • ANGELO STATE UNIVERSITY (about 37 miles; SAN ANGELO, TX; Full-time enrollment: 5,477)
  • MIDLAND COLLEGE (about 78 miles; MIDLAND, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,800)
  • HARDIN-SIMMONS UNIVERSITY (about 97 miles; Abilene, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,026)
  • ABILENE CHRISTIAN UNIVERSITY (about 99 miles; ABILENE, TX; Full-time enrollment: 4,380)
  • ODESSA COLLEGE (about 102 miles; ODESSA, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,555)
  • TEXAS TECH UNIVERSITY (about 135 miles; LUBBOCK, TX; Full-time enrollment: 22,439)
  • SOUTH PLAINS COLLEGE (about 157 miles; LEVELLAND, TX; Full-time enrollment: 3,851)

Schools

Public high schools in Sterling City:

  • STERLING CITY H S (Students: 107; Location: 700 7TH ST; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • WATER VALLEY VOC TRAIN (Students: 3; Location: 700 7TH ST; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • C B P (Students: 2; Location: 700 7TH ST; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Sterling City:

  • STERLING CITY EL (Students: 88; Location: 700 7TH ST; Grades: PK – 05)
  • STERLING CITY J H (Students: 71; Location: 700 7TH ST; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • WALL SPECIAL PROGRAMS (Students: 2; Location: 700 7TH ST; Grades: PK – 12)
  • FAIRVIEW DAEP (Location: 700 7TH ST; Grades: N – N )

Libraries

Library in Sterling City:

  • STERLING COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $18,026; Location: 301 MAIN; 7,919 books; 363 audio materials; 216 video materials; 5 serial subscriptions)