Sterling City, Texas


Sterling City, Texas

Infobox Settlement
official_name = Sterling City, Texas
settlement_type = City
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map_caption = Location of Sterling City, Texas



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subdivision_type = Country
subdivision_name = United States
subdivision_type1 = State
subdivision_name1 = Texas
subdivision_type2 = County
subdivision_name2 = Sterling

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area_total_km2 = 2.5
area_land_km2 = 2.5
area_water_km2 = 0.0
area_total_sq_mi = 1.0
area_land_sq_mi = 1.0
area_water_sq_mi = 0.0

population_as_of = 2000
population_footnotes =
population_total = 1081
population_density_km2 = 427.0
population_density_sq_mi = 1105.9

timezone = Central (CST)
utc_offset = -6
timezone_DST = CDT
utc_offset_DST = -5
elevation_footnotes =
elevation_m = 697
elevation_ft = 2287
latd = 31 |latm = 50 |lats = 21 |latNS = N
longd = 100 |longm = 59 |longs = 9 |longEW = W

postal_code_type = ZIP code
postal_code = 76951
area_code = 915
blank_name = FIPS code
blank_info = 48-70232GR|2
blank1_name = GNIS feature ID
blank1_info = 1347899GR|3
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Sterling City is a city in Sterling County, Texas, United States. The population was 1,081 at the 2000 census. It is the county seat of Sterling CountyGR|6.

Geography

Sterling City is located at coor dms|31|50|21|N|100|59|9|W|city (31.839066, -100.985871)GR|1.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.0 square miles (2.5 km²), all of it land.

Demographics

As of the censusGR|2 of 2000, there were 1,081 people, 393 households, and 297 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,105.9 people per square mile (425.9/km²). There were 467 housing units at an average density of 477.7/sq mi (184.0/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 82.05% White, 0.09% African American, 0.37% Native American, 0.09% Pacific Islander, 14.80% from other races, and 2.59% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 33.30% of the population.

There were 393 households out of which 36.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 62.8% were married couples living together, 8.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 24.4% were non-families. 23.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 12.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.69 and the average family size was 3.18.

In the city the population was spread out with 29.6% under the age of 18, 5.5% from 18 to 24, 29.2% from 25 to 44, 20.0% from 45 to 64, and 15.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 94.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 90.7 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $36,359, and the median income for a family was $38,958. Males had a median income of $32,500 versus $18,654 for females. The per capita income for the city was $14,955. About 14.3% of families and 17.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including 22.3% of those under age 18 and 19.3% of those age 65 or over.

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