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.
Mount Sterling is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-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 sales jobs (12.75%), office and administrative support (11.08%), and healthcare (10.10%).
The education level of Mount Sterling citizens, measured as those with bachelor's degrees or advanced degrees, is similar to the national average for all American cities and towns. 19.68% of adults 25 and older in Mount Sterling have a college degree.
The per capita income in Mount Sterling in 2010 was $23,150, 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 $92,600 for a family of four. However, Mount Sterling contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
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.