MA

National Population : 333,590,059
Massachusetts State Population : 6,732,054

About Sterling, MA

Sterling, MA is located in Worcester County in the state of Massachusetts.

The total City Population for Sterling is about 7,808 with about 101 people per square mile, and the larger Metro Area Population is about 8,052.

The Average Home Value is $340,700.00, which is roughly 14% lower than the Average Home Value of $394,572.00 for the state of Massachusetts, and roughly 45% higher than the National Average of $188,692.00.

The Median Income Per Household is about $107,348.00, which is roughly 20% higher than the Average Median Income Per Household of $86,370.00 for the state of Massachusetts, and roughly 46% higher than the National Average of $57,518.00.

Employment

The Unemployment Rate for Sterling is about 3.8%.

Massachusetts is ranked #3 out of 52 for Best and Worst States to Work in America, with an overall score of 85.22 out of 100.

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Voting

Worcester County voted Democratic in the 2020 Presidential Election with a very significant difference of 31% between the winner and runner up.

Voting Results by Party

Democratic: 57.2%
Republican: 39.47%
Libertarian: 1.64%
Other: 1.1%
Green: 0.58%


Nearby Locations

Clinton, MA (4.81 mi.)
Lancaster, MA (5.24 mi.)
Princeton, MA (5.64 mi.)
Leominster, MA (5.87 mi.)
Jefferson, MA (6.60 mi.)
Holden, MA (7.56 mi.)
Boylston, MA (7.87 mi.)
Bolton, MA (8.47 mi.)
Berlin, MA (8.62 mi.)
Fitchburg, MA (9.40 mi.)
Westminster, MA (9.58 mi.)
Rutland, MA (10.10 mi.)
Lunenburg, MA (10.40 mi.)
Northborough, MA (10.80 mi.)
Harvard, MA (10.97 mi.)
Shrewsbury, MA (11.03 mi.)
Shirley Center, MA (11.52 mi.)
Shirley Ctr, MA (11.52 mi.)
Shirley, MA (11.52 mi.)
Hudson, MA (11.66 mi.)
Paxton, MA (11.87 mi.)
Hubbardston, MA (12.27 mi.)
Worcester, MA (12.38 mi.)
Devens, MA (13.01 mi.)

Additional Location Details

Zip Code(s) : 01564
Latitude : 42.439322
Longitude : -71.776608
TimeZone : Eastern (GMT -05:00)
Daylight Saving : Yes
Region : Northeast
Average Elevation : 654 ft.
Area Code(s) : 978

Demographic Details

Average # of People Per Household : 2.73
Male Population Estimate : 49.19%
Female Population Estimate : 50.81%
Median Age : 44.0
Male Median Age : 43.0
Female Median Age : 44.8

White Population Estimate : 97.87%
Black Population Estimate : 1.04%
Hispanic Population Estimate : 2.02%
Asian Population Estimate : 1.13%
Hawaiian Population Estimate : 0.10%
Indian Population Estimate : 0.49%
Other Population Estimate : 0.37%

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 Worcester County: About 2 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)

Average # of Violent Crimes for Worcester County: About 436 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)

Worcester County is about 60% lower than the national average of about 4 homicides per 100,000 people, and about 34% higher than the national average of about 288 violent crimes per 100,000 people.