AK

National Population : 333,590,059
Alaska State Population : 534,206

About Sterling, AK

Sterling, AK is located in Kenai Peninsula County in the state of Alaska.

The total City Population for Sterling is about 3,704 with about 26 people per square mile, and the larger Metro Area Population is about 5,321.

The Average Home Value is $264,800.00, which is roughly 13% higher than the Average Home Value of $230,425.00 for the state of Alaska, and roughly 29% higher than the National Average of $188,692.00.

The Median Income Per Household is about $78,241.00, which is roughly 11% higher than the Average Median Income Per Household of $69,317.00 for the state of Alaska, and roughly 26% higher than the National Average of $57,518.00.

Employment

The Unemployment Rate for Sterling is about 10.8%.

Alaska is ranked #20 out of 52 for Best and Worst States to Work in America, with an overall score of 52.72 out of 100.

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Nearby Locations

Soldotna, AK (8.74 mi.)
Kasilof, AK (11.01 mi.)
Kenai, AK (12.86 mi.)
Nikiski, AK (12.86 mi.)
Clam Gulch, AK (30.31 mi.)
Cooper Lndg, AK (31.52 mi.)
Cooper Landing, AK (31.52 mi.)
Ninilchik, AK (47.50 mi.)
Hope, AK (48.48 mi.)

Additional Location Details

Zip Code(s) : 99672
Latitude : 60.518804
Longitude : -150.790776
TimeZone : Alaska (GMT -09:00)
Daylight Saving : Yes
Region : West
Average Elevation : 205 ft.
Area Code(s) : 907

Demographic Details

Average # of People Per Household : 2.42
Male Population Estimate : 53.08%
Female Population Estimate : 46.92%
Median Age : 45.9
Male Median Age : 46.0
Female Median Age : 45.8

White Population Estimate : 94.09%
Black Population Estimate : 0.67%
Hispanic Population Estimate : 3.05%
Asian Population Estimate : 2.02%
Hawaiian Population Estimate : 0.13%
Indian Population Estimate : 6.53%
Other Population Estimate : 1.00%

Crime Details

NOTE: Crime is available at the County level so this doesn't necessarily represent the city of Sterling specifically.
Average # of Homicides for Kenai Peninsula County: About 4 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)

Average # of Violent Crimes for Kenai Peninsula County: Data Not Available
Kenai Peninsula County is about 5% higher than the national average of about 4 homicides per 100,000 people.