sterling heights Demographics
Educational Attainment
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Less than High School 4,193 5.2 % 6.7 %
High School Graduate 28,917 36.1 % 32.8 %
Some College 20,071 25.0 % 24.8 %
Bachelor’s Degree 16,541 20.6 % 22.1 %
Graduate or Professional Degree 10,481 13.1 % 13.5 %
High School Graduate or Higher 72,343 90.2 % 86.9 %
Bachelor's Degree or Higher 23,259 29.0 % 29.0 %
Age Statistics
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Total Population 131,729 - -
19 years old and under 29,017 22.0 % 25.9 %
20 to 44 years old 44,005 33.4 % 12.8 %
45 to 64 years old 36,872 28.0 % 12.6 %
65 years old and older 21,835 16.6 % 1.9 %
Language Spoken at Home
Number No. Area % Area National % National
English Only 84,037 77.7 % 84.8 %
Spanish 2,416 2.2 % 14.1 %
Other Languages 21,710 0 % 0 %
Marital Status
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Never Married 15,666 30.8 % 33.2 %
Married 29,267 57.5 % 50.6 %
Separated 623 1.2 % 2.6 %
Divorced 5,318 10.5 % 13.5 %
Census Housing Report
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Total Housing Units 51,915 - -
Occupied Housing Units 49,635 95.6 % 87.5 %
Vacant Housing Units 2,280 4.4 % 12.5 %
1-Unit, Detached 33,352 64.2 % 61.5 %
1-Unit, Attached 6,051 11.7 % 5.8 %
2-Units 334 0.6 % 3.8 %
3 to 4 Units 1,322 2.5 % 4.5 %
5 to 9 Units 5,534 10.7 % 4.9 %
10 to 19 Units 1,417 2.7 % 4.6 %
20 or More Units 2,554 4.9 % 8.7 %
Mobile Homes 1,351 2.6 % 6.3 %
Built 1990 to 1999 7,330 14.1 % 14.0 %
Built 1980 to 1989 6,935 13.4 % 13.7 %
Built 1970 to 1979 16,468 31.7 % 15.7 %
Built 1960 to 1969 11,119 21.4 % 11.0 %
Built 1940 to 1959 4,481 8.6 % 15.9 %
Built 1939 or Earlier 288 0.6 % 13.1 %
Electric 2,897 5.6 % 32.8 %
Oil / Kerosene 37 0.1 % 4.6 %
Natural Gas 45,703 88.0 % 42.5 %
Tank or LP Gas 363 0.7 % 4.2 %
Wood 188 0.4 % 1.9 %
Other Fuel 232 0.4 % 0.4 %
None 215 0.4 % 1.0 %
Racial Breakdown
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Caucasian 110,735 86.4 % 75.7 %
African-American 8,829 6.9 % 13.1 %
Asian 7,911 6.2 % 5.4 %
Some Other Race 750 0.6 % 4.9 %
Economic Statistics
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Median Household Income 59,011 53,657
Median Family Income 69,789 65,910
Median Per Capita Income 29,003 28,889
Weather
  • Chance of Sunshine 29.03 %
  • Temperature 34.02 ℉
  • Rainfall 1.82 inches
  • Energy Demand
    [HDD] 36.85
    [CDD] 0
Earthquakes
Magnitude Probability
5.0 0.02 %
6.0 0.00 %
7.0 0.00 %
8.0 0.00 %
9.0 0.00 %
Very Low Risk Area
Public Information
Unemployment Information
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