Sterling, KS

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Sterling Profile


Overview

Sterling is a very small city located in the state of Kansas. With a population of 2,293 people and just one neighborhood, Sterling is the 111th largest community in Kansas. Sterling has an unusually large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic cities.

Occupations and Workforce

Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Sterling is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Sterling is a city of service providers, professionals, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Sterling who work in office and administrative support (13.90%), teaching (12.67%), and management occupations (11.36%).


Setting & Lifestyle

Sterling is a place where college students are a big part of the character and culture of the town. Small towns have often struggled with declining populations over the past few decades, but the presence of such a large college student population has helped Sterling to fight this trend. Not only does the college population add spending and jobs to local economy, but it also contributes a very tangible, youthful energy to the town.

Sterling’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the nation, making it a very safe place to live.

Residents of the city have the good fortune of having one of the shortest daily commutes compared to the rest of the country. On average, they spend only 15.08 minutes getting to work every day.

Being a small city, Sterling does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.

Sterling Demographics

The overall education level of Sterling citizens is substantially higher than the typical US community, as 33.58% of adults in Sterling have at least a bachelor's degree, and the average American community has 21.84%.

The per capita income in Sterling in 2010 was $26,121, which is wealthy relative to Kansas, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $104,484 for a family of four. However, Sterling contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

The people who call Sterling home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Sterling residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Sterling include English, Irish, Italian, and Swedish.

The most common language spoken in Sterling is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and German.

Neighborhood Real Estate Data

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

 
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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Neighborhood Violent Crime

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Sterling 0.101011101001110
Kansas 3.90
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Neighborhood Property Crime

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Sterling 0.101011101001110
Kansas 27.20
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Crimes Per Square Mile

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Sterling 0.101011101001110
Kansas 23

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 32 Condition Alerts found.

School Rating Information

 
School Quality

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Better than of U.S. schools.

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Neighborhood Educational Environment

Adults In Neighborhood With College Degree Or Higher
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This neighborhood is served by 6 districts:

NICKERSON


Students Enrolled in This District


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Students Per Classroom

District Quality Compared to Kansas

(10 is best)

Better than of KS school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

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Better than of US school districts.

Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

Discipline District State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

Schools In This District

School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to KS Quality Rating Compared to Nation
Nickerson Elem
400 N. Nickerson Street
Nickerson, KS, 67561
PK-06
Nickerson High
305 S. Nickerson
Nickerson, KS, 67561
09-12
Reno Valley Middle School
1616 N Wilshire
Hutchinson, KS, 67501
07-08
South Hutchinson Elem
405 South Poplar
S. Hutchinson, KS, 67505
PK-06

School District Enrollment By Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic)
Black
Hispanic
Asian Or Pacific Islander
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 60.2% 50.0%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 46.0% 40.3%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 14.2% 9.7%

Educational Expenditures

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LYONS


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Students Per Classroom

District Quality Compared to Kansas

(10 is best)

Better than of KS school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

Better than of US school districts.

Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

Discipline District State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

Schools In This District

School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to KS Quality Rating Compared to Nation
Lyons Middle School
401 S. Douglas
Lyons, KS, 67554
06-08
Lyons Central Elementary
501 W. Lincoln
Lyons, KS, 67554
03-05
Lyons Park Elementary
121 S. Workman
Lyons, KS, 67554
PK-02
Lyons High School
601 E. American Road
Lyons, KS, 67554
09-12

School District Enrollment By Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic)
Black
Hispanic
Asian Or Pacific Islander
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 73.0% 50.0%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 63.5% 40.3%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 9.5% 9.7%

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STERLING


Students Enrolled in This District


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Students Per Classroom

District Quality Compared to Kansas

(10 is best)

Better than of KS school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

Better than of US school districts.

Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

Discipline District State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

Schools In This District

School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to KS Quality Rating Compared to Nation
Sterling Junior High/Senior High
308 E Washington
Sterling, KS, 67579
07-12
Sterling Grade School
218 S 5 Th
Sterling, KS, 67579
PK-06

School District Enrollment By Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic)
Black
Hispanic
Asian Or Pacific Islander
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 42.6% 50.0%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 30.5% 40.3%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 12.1% 9.7%

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INMAN


Students Enrolled in This District


Schools in District


Students Per Classroom

District Quality Compared to Kansas

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Better than of KS school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

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Better than of US school districts.

Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

Discipline District State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

Schools In This District

School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to KS Quality Rating Compared to Nation
Inman Elem
207 N Maple
Inman, KS, 67546
PK-06
Inman Jr/Sr High School
404 S Main
Inman, KS, 67546
07-12

School District Enrollment By Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic)
Black
Hispanic
Asian Or Pacific Islander
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 23.2% 50.0%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 20.0% 40.3%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 3.2% 9.7%

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LITTLE RIVER


Students Enrolled in This District


Schools in District


Students Per Classroom

District Quality Compared to Kansas

(10 is best)

Better than of KS school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

Better than of US school districts.

Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

Discipline District State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

Schools In This District

School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to KS Quality Rating Compared to Nation
Little River Virtual School
430 Waverly
Little River, KS, 67457
06-12
Little River Junior High
430 Waverly
Little River, KS, 67457
06-08
Little River High
430 Waverly
Little River, KS, 67457
09-12
Windom Elem
101 E Olive Ave
Windom, KS, 67491
PK-05

School District Enrollment By Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic)
Black
Hispanic
Asian Or Pacific Islander
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 37.6% 50.0%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 28.4% 40.3%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 9.3% 9.7%

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CHASE-RAYMOND


Students Enrolled in This District


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Students Per Classroom

District Quality Compared to Kansas

(10 is best)

Better than of KS school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

Better than of US school districts.

Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

Discipline District State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

Schools In This District

School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to KS Quality Rating Compared to Nation
Chase Elem
312 Ash
Chase, KS, 67524
PK-05
Chase High
308 East C Avenue
Chase, KS, 67524
09-12
Raymond Jr High
308 East C Avenue
Chase, KS, 67524
06-08

School District Enrollment By Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic)
Black
Hispanic
Asian Or Pacific Islander
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 75.0% 50.0%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 63.6% 40.3%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 11.4% 9.7%

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