Sterling, CO Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 5,165 housing units in Sterling. This represents a 7.8% growth from 4,791 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 5,107 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and 58 were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Sterling is about 62.7%. Sterling's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 11.3%. Average household size is 2.35 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Sterling were built after 1957.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type2.10%
One Bedroom14.10%
Two Bedrooms35.40%
Three Bedrooms34.80%
Four Bedrooms10.70%
Five Bedrooms or more2.90%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.51
Median year structure was built1955
Median Value of occupied units$79,800
Median Price asked for vacant units$58,100

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.07
Median year structure was built1963
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$445

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0%
Second Mortgage7.60%
Home Equity Loan4.70%
Simple Mortgage46.70%
Debt Free40.90%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs17.5%