Sterling, KS Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 974 housing units in Sterling. This represents a 10.9% growth from 878 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 843 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and 131 were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Sterling is about 73.3%. Sterling's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 14.6%. Average household size is 2.36 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Sterling were built after 1948.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type1.60%
One Bedroom11.40%
Two Bedrooms39.90%
Three Bedrooms28.40%
Four Bedrooms15.70%
Five Bedrooms or more2.90%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.42
Median year structure was built1948
Median Value of occupied units$59,200
Median Price asked for vacant units$187,500

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.18
Median year structure was built1949
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$172

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0%
Second Mortgage1.40%
Home Equity Loan2.20%
Simple Mortgage47.90%
Debt Free48.50%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs16.3%