Sterlington Ouachita Parish, Louisiana

Sterlington: City in Louisiana, United States of America

About

Sterlington is a city located in the county of Ouachita Parish in the U.S. state of Louisiana. Its population at the 2010 census was 1,594 and a population density of 563 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 2,974 inhabitants.

Sterlington Quick Facts

Population : 2,974 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Louisiana (United States)
County : Ouachita Parish
Postal code : 71280
Phone Area Codes : 318
Area : 2.83 km2
Altitude : 56 feet / 17 meters
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 04:18:22 (29th January 2022)
Density : 1,051 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 46.4% (2010-2020)
Sterlington locator map
Location of Sterlington on Louisiana map.
Sterlington  LA  welcome sign IMG 2838 image
Sterlington LA welcome sign IMG 2838
Sterlington  LA  welcome sign IMG 2838 image

Geography

Sterlington is located at 32°41'47"N 92°5'9"W (32.6962500, -92.0859700).

Sterlington map

Demographics

The population of Sterlington increased by 46.4% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 1,594 - census
2011 1,643 2.98% estimation process
2012 1,677 2.03% estimation process
2013 1,904 11.92% estimation process
2014 2,203 13.57% estimation process
2015 2,477 11.06% estimation process
2016 2,529 2.06% estimation process
2017 2,562 1.29% estimation process
2018 2,736 6.36% estimation process
2019 2,931 6.65% estimation process
2020 2,974 1.45% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 7,870
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 8,456
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : -6.9%
April 1, 2020 Population : 7,645
April 1, 2010 Population : 8,457
People under 5 years old, percentage : 6.2%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 22.3%
People over 65 (%) : 20.3%
Female persons, % : 49.7%
White only, percent : 94.9%
Black or African American alone, percent : 2.1%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 0.5%
Asians alone % : 0.8%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : 0.2%
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 1.4%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 3.3%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 92.1%
2015-2019 Veterans : 421
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 2.4%
Residential units, July 1, 2019 : 3,851

Sterlington zip code is 71280. County name: Ouachita, County fips: 22073

Hamilton, Sterlington

Economic Facts

Residential units, July 1, 2019 : 3,851
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 67.0%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $83,200
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,039
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $439
2015-2019 median gross rent : $567
Permits for construction, 2020 : 3
2015-2019 Households : 3,200
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.25
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 82.2%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 5.9%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 82.2%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 73.7%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 89.1%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 25.0%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 9.1%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 7.1%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 60.2%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 55.6%
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 21,015
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 35,575
2012 total retail sales per capita : $4,311
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 24.0
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $44,462
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $22,875
Percentage of people living in poverty : 18.3%
Total number of employer establishments, 2019 : 137
2019 total employment : 1,786
2019 total annual payroll ($1,000) : 45,637
Total employment, change in percentage terms, 2018-2019 : 1.4%
2018 total non-employer establishments : 591
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 762
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 281
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 261
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : F
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 724
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 33
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 642
2010 population per square mile : 15.9
2010 land area in square miles : 531.88

People born in Sterlington (1)

luminary U.S. diplomat, one of first Blacks to hold senior posts in the State Department Edward J. Perkins was born in Sterlington

Schools in Sterlington

College & universities near Sterlington, LA

Code Name City ZIP
248527 Cloyd's Beauty School 3 Inc Monroe (LA) 71201
159993 University of Louisiana at Monroe Monroe (LA) 71209-0000
160126 Celebrity Stylist Beauty School Monroe (LA) 71201-5135

Post offices near Sterlington

Post Office Name City ZIP
Sterlington Post Office Sterlington (LA) 71280

Other cities in Ouachita Parish

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Ouachita Parish , LA.

City Name Population Title
Monroe 46,998 Parish seat of Ouachita Parish, Louisiana, United States
West Monroe 12,086 City in Ouachita Parish, Louisiana, United States
Claiborne 11,507 City in Louisiana, United States of America
Swartz 4,536 Unincorporated suburban community and census-designated place in Ouachita Parish, Louisiana, United States
Richwood 3,375 Town in Louisiana, United States

Distance to Other Cities

Sterlington distances to largest Louisiana cities