MI

National Population : 333,590,059
Michigan State Population : 10,348,199

About Sterling, MI

Sterling, MI is located in Arenac County in the state of Michigan.

The total City Population for Sterling is about 499 with about 197 people per square mile, and the larger Metro Area Population is about 2,850.

The Average Home Value is $86,400.00, which is roughly 39% lower than the Average Home Value of $141,234.00 for the state of Michigan, and roughly 54% lower than the National Average of $188,692.00.

The Median Income Per Household is about $41,696.00, which is roughly 25% lower than the Average Median Income Per Household of $55,265.00 for the state of Michigan, and roughly 28% lower than the National Average of $57,518.00.

Employment

The Unemployment Rate for Sterling is about 7.4%.

Michigan is ranked #29 out of 52 for Best and Worst States to Work in America, with an overall score of 38.48 out of 100.

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Voting

Arenac County voted Republican in the 2020 Presidential Election with a very significant difference of 53.21% between the winner and runner up.

Voting Results by Party

Republican: 67.13%
Democratic: 31.41%
Libertarian: 1.1%
Other: 0.23%
Green: 0.14%


Nearby Locations

Alger, MI (5.22 mi.)
Omer, MI (6.46 mi.)
Standish, MI (7.52 mi.)
Roos, MI (8.23 mi.)
Prescott, MI (8.23 mi.)
Twining, MI (9.35 mi.)
Bentley, MI (9.87 mi.)
Pinconning, MI (15.06 mi.)
Turner, MI (15.80 mi.)
Whittemore, MI (15.83 mi.)
Rhodes, MI (16.46 mi.)
West Branch, MI (18.24 mi.)
Au Gres, MI (18.92 mi.)

Additional Location Details

Zip Code(s) : 48659
Latitude : 44.073055
Longitude : -84.046867
TimeZone : Eastern (GMT -05:00)
Daylight Saving : Yes
Region : Midwest
Average Elevation : 798 ft.
Area Code(s) : 989

Demographic Details

Average # of People Per Household : 2.58
Male Population Estimate : 52.39%
Female Population Estimate : 47.61%
Median Age : 41.7
Male Median Age : 40.7
Female Median Age : 42.6

White Population Estimate : 98.67%
Black Population Estimate : 0.49%
Hispanic Population Estimate : 1.37%
Asian Population Estimate : 0.07%
Hawaiian Population Estimate : 0.18%
Indian Population Estimate : 1.58%
Other Population Estimate : 0.35%

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 Arenac County: Data Not Available
Average # of Violent Crimes for Arenac County: About 256 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)

Arenac County is about 11% lower than the national average of about 288 violent crimes per 100,000 people.