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Sterling, IL Real Estate

Sterling, Illinois is located in Whiteside County. Nearby cities and towns include Rock Falls, Como, Nelson, Coleta, Harmon, Dixon, Milledgeville, Tampico, Deer Grove, Lyndon, Morrison, Polo, Prophetstown, Grand Detour, Amboy, Walnut, Chadwick, Lost Nation, New Bedford, Franklin Grove, Ohio, Mount Morris, Lanark, Erie, Hooppole, Forreston, Oregon, Manlius, Fulton, Shannon, Thomson, and Ashton. Sterling is a suburban community with a population of 15,279. The median household income is $39,945. In Sterling, 47% of residents are married, and families with children reside in 32% of the households. Half the population of Sterling commutes 12 minutes or less to work, with 61% of residents holding white collar jobs and 39% residents holding blue collar jobs. The median age of homes in Sterling, IL is 47 years, with 56% of those homes owned, 35% rented, and 8% not occupied. In the previous year, 167 Sterling properties were sold. The median sale price of a home in Sterling in the previous year was $57,397.

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Sterling, IL Local Market & Demographic Data

Married vs. single

Sterling, IL
  • 53% Single
  • 47% Married
Illinois
  • 51% Single
  • 49% Married

Male VS. Female

Sterling, IL
  • 52% Female
  • 48% Male
Illinois
  • 51% Female
  • 49% Male

Average Age of Citizens in Sterling, IL

  • 39
  • 38
  • Sterling, IL
  • Illinois

Average Age of Homes in Sterling, IL

  • 47
  • 38
  • Sterling, IL
  • Illinois

Vacant Homes in Sterling, IL

  • 8%
  • 8%
  • Sterling, IL
  • Illinois

Average INCOME of Citizens

  • $51,102
  • $77,034
  • Sterling, IL
  • Illinois

Owned Homes vs. Rented Homes

Sterling, IL
  • 56% Owned
  • 35% Rented
Illinois
  • 60% Owned
  • 32% Rented