The unemployment rate in Sterling is 5.4% (U.S. avg. is 3.7%). Recent job growth is Negative. Sterling jobs have decreased by 0.3%. More Economy
COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Sterling's cost of living is 17.7% higher than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living
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WEATHER & CLIMATE
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Kenai Peninsula Borough voted Republican in the last four Presidential elections, after voting Democratic in 2000. More Voting Stats
Sterling's population is 5,387 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 1.5%. Learn More...
Average Commute time is 28.2 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...
The median home cost in Sterling is Real Estate: $311,400
. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been -1.6%.
Sterling public schools spend $18,405 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 14.9 students per teacher in Sterling. More Education