Mount Sterling is a somewhat small city located in the state of Kentucky. With a population of 7,208 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Mount Sterling is the 65th largest community in Kentucky.
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 professionals, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Mount Sterling who work in teaching (10.49%), food service (10.30%), and office and administrative support (10.18%).
The citizens of Mount Sterling are slightly better educated than the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns, with 21.70% of adults in Mount Sterling having a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Mount Sterling in 2010 was $22,754, which is upper middle income relative to Kentucky, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $91,016 for a family of four. However, Mount Sterling contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Mount Sterling is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. 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 German, English, Scottish, and Dutch.
The most common language spoken in Mount Sterling is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and West Germanic languages.