Sterling is located in northeast Colorado. Sterling is part of Logan County. Sterling has 7.61 square miles of land area and has no water area. As of 2010-2014, the total Sterling population is 14,709, which has grown 29.48% since 2000. The population growth rate is much higher than the state average rate of 20.84% and is much higher than the national average rate of 11.61%. Sterling median household income is $36,204 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 32.44% since 2000. The income growth rate is higher than the state average rate of 25.94% and is higher than the national average rate of 27.36%. Sterling median house value is $96,400 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 20.80% since 2000. The house value growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 43.70% and is much 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 Sterling is better than the state average in quality. The Sterling area code is 970.