The population of Sterling County,
Texas increased by 76 in 2013 bringing the total to 1219
people living in 615 homes and apartments spread across 923
square miles. The new estimate moves Sterling County to
number 44 in our list of least populated counties in the US.
People who live in Sterling
County have an annual income of $22091 which is $3718 less
than the statewide average for Texas. The average per capita
income nationwide is $28051. Sterling County ranks number 98
for highest income in sparsely populated counties.
REAL ESTATE VALUES
Homes are cheap here with the
median value of a home being $70000 compared to $181400
nationwide. 71.1% of housing units in Sterling County are
occupied by their owners.
The US Census Bureau reports
10% of the county's residents are foreign immigrants who have settled in one of the most remote places in America.