Mount Sterling is a very small city located in the state of Illinois. With a population of 1,968 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Mount Sterling is the 486th largest community in Illinois.
Unlike some cities, Mount Sterling isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Mount Sterling are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Mount Sterling is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Mount Sterling who work in office and administrative support (12.59%), sales jobs (11.75%), and healthcare (11.00%).
Compared to the rest of the country, citizens of Mount Sterling spend much less time in their cars: on average, their commute to work is only 18.23 minutes. This also means that noise and pollution levels in the city are less than they would otherwise be.
The citizens of Mount Sterling are slightly less educated than the national average of 21.84% for the average city or town: 13.32% of adults in Mount Sterling have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree
The per capita income in Mount Sterling in 2010 was $21,572, which is lower middle income relative to Illinois, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $86,288 for a family of four.
The people who call Mount Sterling home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Mount Sterling residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Mount Sterling include Irish, English, French , and Scottish.
The most common language spoken in Mount Sterling is English. Other important languages spoken here include Laotian and Italian.