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. Much of the housing stock in Sterling was built prior to World War II, making it one of the older and more historic cities in the country.

Occupations and Workforce

Unlike some cities, Sterling isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Sterling are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Sterling is a city of professionals, service providers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Sterling who work in office and administrative support (14.34%), teaching (11.95%), and management occupations (11.24%).

Of important note, Sterling is also a city of artists. Sterling has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Sterling’s character.


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.

Compared to the rest of the country, citizens of Sterling spend much less time in their cars: on average, their commute to work is only 13.67 minutes. This also means that noise and pollution levels in the city are less than they would otherwise be.

Sterling is a small city, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.

Sterling Demographics

The citizens of Sterling are very well educated compared to the average community in the nation: 34.02% of adults in Sterling have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.

The per capita income in Sterling in 2010 was $25,645, which is upper middle income relative to Kansas and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $102,580 for a family of four. However, Sterling contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Sterling is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. 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 Scots-Irish.

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

Neighborhood Real Estate Data

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:
  • Home Values, Rents: Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau), National Agriculture Statistics Service (U.S. Department of Agriculture).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Home Values, Rents: Reflects Q1 2017. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   NeighborhoodScout uses over 600 characteristics to build a neighborhood profile… Read more

44 Vital Statistics. 2 Condition Alerts found.

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more

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Neighborhood Crime Data

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   Uniform Crime Reporting Program (Federal Bureau of Investigation), additional data from local police agencies.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2015 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2016 (latest available). Updated annually. Wheres 2016 data?

Methodology:   Our nationwide meta-analysis overcomes the issues inherent in any crime database, including non-reporting and reporting errors. This is possible by associating the 9.4 million reported crimes in the U.S, including over 2 million geocoded point locations…. Read more

67 Vital Statistics. 6 Condition Alerts found.

Neighborhood Crime Data

 

total Crime Index

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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

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

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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

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2015 – 2016 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2015
  • Educational Environment: 2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   Only NeighborhoodScout gives you nationally comparable school ranks based on test scores, so you can directly compare the quality of schools in any location. Read more

65 Vital Statistics. 31 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


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
South Hutchinson Elem School
405 South Poplar
S. Hutchinson, KS, 67505
PK-06
Reno Valley Middle School
1616 N Wilshire
Hutchinson, KS, 67501
07-08
Nickerson High School
305 S. Nickerson
Nickerson, KS, 67561
09-12
Nickerson Elem School
400 N. Nickerson Street
Nickerson, KS, 67561
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 58.7% 49.0%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 45.6% 39.4%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 13.1% 9.6%

Educational Expenditures

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LYONS


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
Lyons High School
601 E. American Road
Lyons, KS, 67554
09-12
Lyons Middle School
501 E American Road
Lyons, KS, 67554
06-08
Lyons Park Elementary School
121 S. Workman
Lyons, KS, 67554
PK-02
Lyons Central Elementary School
501 W. Lincoln
Lyons, KS, 67554
03-05

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 71.8% 49.0%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 61.6% 39.4%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 10.1% 9.6%

Educational Expenditures

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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 School
308 E Washington
Sterling, KS, 67579
07-12
Sterling Grade School
218 S 5th
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 42.8% 49.0%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 30.3% 39.4%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 12.5% 9.6%

Educational Expenditures

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INMAN


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
Inman Jr/sr High School
404 S Main
Inman, KS, 67546
07-12
Inman Elem School
207 N Maple
Inman, KS, 67546
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 26.5% 49.0%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 19.0% 39.4%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 7.5% 9.6%

Educational Expenditures

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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
Windom Elem School
101 E Olive Ave
Windom, KS, 67491
PK-05
Little River High School
430 Waverly
Little River, KS, 67457
09-12
Little River Junior High School
430 Waverly
Little River, KS, 67457
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 32.8% 49.0%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 22.5% 39.4%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 10.4% 9.6%

Educational Expenditures

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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
Raymond Jr High School
308 East C Avenue
Chase, KS, 67524
06-08
Chase High School
308 East C Avenue
Chase, KS, 67524
09-12
Chase Elem School
312 Ash
Chase, KS, 67524
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 74.6% 49.0%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 64.3% 39.4%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 10.3% 9.6%

Educational Expenditures

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