Sterling Information

Sterling Information

Travel info, sports, demographic data, and general statistics about the city of Sterling, CO

General Sterling Information

State: Colorado

County: Logan County

Close cities: Stoneham, CO, Hillrose, CO, Crook, CO, Fleming, CO, Peetz, CO, Atwood, CO, Iliff, CO, Padroni, CO, Merino, CO

Sterling Population (census data)
Total 11,583
Male 5,633 (48.6%)
Female 5,950 (51.4%)

Population Density: 1,686 people per sq. mile

Cost of Living Index: 82.7 (US Avg is 100)

Sterling Elevation: 3,939 feet above sea level

Incorporated in 1884

Land Area: 6.87 square miles

Median Household Income: $30,584

Zip Codes: 80751.

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Sterling Demographic Data

Ethnic Information:
  • White Non-Hispanic (83.3%)
  • Hispanic (14.2%)
  • Other race (5.6%)
  • Two or more races (1.6%)
  • American Indian (1.2%)
  • Black (0.7%)
Ancestry Information:
  • German (36.6%)
  • Irish (9.9%)
  • English (9.5%)
  • United States (5.7%)
  • Swedish (3.9%)
  • French (3.5%)
Foriegn Born: 540 people (4.7%)
  • Latin America (87.0%)
  • Europe (13.0%)

Local Sterling Sports Teams

Major League Baseball: Colorado Rockies
NFL Football: Denver Broncos, Kansas City Chiefs
NBA Basketball: Denver Nuggets
NHL Hockey: Colorado Avalanche
NCAA Sports: Colorado State University, University of Denver

Sterling School Information

High Schools
Smith High School (201 South 11th Avenue, Sterling, CO, 80751 - Valley RE-1 District)
Sterling High School (407 West Broadway, Sterling, CO, 80751 - Valley RE-1 District)
Middle Schools
Sterling Middle School (1177 Pawnee Street, Sterling, CO, 80751 - Valley RE-1 District)
Elementary Schools
Hagen Elementary School (301 Hagen Street, Sterling, CO, 80751 - Valley RE-1 District)

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