Sterling, KS 67579 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 67579: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Sterling, KS 67579

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 104
  • Single Family Addresses: 1,148
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 3
  • County: Rice County
  • Centroid: Latitude 38.211, Longitude -98.207
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 67579 has segments in 2 Counties (Reno, Rice).

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Sterling, KS 67579 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 2,903
Population in Households 2,394
Population in Familes 1,978
Population in Group Qrtrs 509
Population Density1 22
Diversity Index2 24


Total Households 1,001
Average Household Size 2.39
Family Households 674
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,166 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 739 (63.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 262 (22.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 165 (14.2%)
Median Home Value $92,752
Average Home Value $116,509


Median Household Income $46,925
Average Household Income $60,846
Per Capita Income $22,974
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.16% 0.14%
Households 0.16% 0.14%
Families 0.14% 0.12%
Median Household Income   2.95%
Per Capita Income   2.08%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Sterling, KS 67579 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 67579 to the other 696 ZIP Codes in Kansas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 194 72nd
Population Density1 # 243 65th
Diversity Index2 # 221 69th
Median Household Income # 410 41st
Per Capita Income # 518 26th

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