Stearns is located close to the center of Kentucky. Stearns is part of Mccreary County. Stearns has 4.02 square miles of land area and 0.03 square miles of water area. As of 2010-2014, the total Stearns population is 1,395, which has shrunk 12.04% since 2000. The population growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 8.45% and is much lower than the national average rate of 11.61%. Stearns median household income is $20,025 in 2010-2014 and has has shrunk by 3.88% since 2000. The income growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 28.72% and is much lower than the national average rate of 27.36%. Stearns median house value is $72,100 in 2010-2014 and has shrunk by -40.82% since 2000. The house value growth rate is about the same as the state average rate of 40.25% and is lower than the national average rate of 46.91%. As a reference, the national Consumer Price Index (CPI) inflation rate for the same period is 26.63%. On average, the public school district that covers Stearns is worse than the state average in quality. The Stearns area code is 606.