Sterling, UT Population

Population: 235. Estimated population in July 2020: 251 (+6.8% change)
Males: 115 (48.9%), Females: 120 (51.1%)

Sanpete County

Median resident age: 28.2 years
Median household income: $27,019
Median house value: $76,000

Races in Sterling:

  • White Non-Hispanic (96.6%)
  • Hispanic (1.7%)
  • American Indian (1.7%)
  • Two or more races (0.9%)

Ancestries: English (28.9%), Danish (15.3%), Irish (7.7%), Norwegian (6.4%), Scottish (5.5%), German (5.1%).

Elevation: 5414 feet

Land area: 0.2 square miles

Map of Sterling, UT

Population

For population 25 years and over in Sterling

  • High school or higher: 81.5%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 15.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.0%
  • Unemployed: 7.8%
  • Mean travel time to work: 37.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Sterling town

  • Never married: 18.2%
  • Now married: 55.8%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 7.8%
  • Divorced: 18.2%

2.6% Foreign born (2.1% Latin America, 0.4% Europe).

Population change in the 1990s: +39 (+19.9%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Sterling:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Sterling:

  • PROVO MUNI (about 71 miles; PROVO, UT; Abbreviation: PVU)
  • SALT LAKE CITY INTL (about 111 miles; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Abbreviation: SLC)
  • HILL AFB (about 134 miles; OGDEN, UT; Abbreviation: HIF)

Other public-use airports nearest to Sterling:

  • MANTI-EPHRAIM (about 11 miles; MANTI, UT; Abbreviation: 41U)
  • SALINA-GUNNISON (about 16 miles; SALINA, UT; Abbreviation: 44U)
  • MOUNT PLEASANT (about 28 miles; MOUNT PLEASANT, UT; Abbreviation: 43U)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Sterling:

  • SNOW COLLEGE (about 14 miles; EPHRAIM, UT; Full-time enrollment: 2,632)
  • UTAH VALLEY STATE COLLEGE (about 75 miles; OREM, UT; Full-time enrollment: 14,182)
  • BRIGHAM YOUNG UNIVERSITY (about 80 miles; PROVO, UT; Full-time enrollment: 29,977)
  • UNIVERSITY OF PHOENIX-UTAH CAMPUS (about 102 miles; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Full-time enrollment: 2,021)
  • SALT LAKE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 103 miles; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Full-time enrollment: 11,896)
  • UNIVERSITY OF UTAH (about 109 miles; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Full-time enrollment: 19,866)
  • WEBER STATE UNIVERSITY (about 139 miles; OGDEN, UT; Full-time enrollment: 12,112)