Sterling City is a tiny city located in the state of Texas. With a population of 1,039 people and just one neighborhood, Sterling City is the 843rd largest community in Texas.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Sterling City is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Sterling City is a city of service providers, construction workers and builders and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Sterling City who work in sales jobs (10.03%), food service (9.44%) and management occupations (8.26%).
Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 11.68% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
Setting & Lifestyle
Because of many things, Sterling City is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Sterling City really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Sterling City perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.
As is often the case in a small city, Sterling City doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.