Sterling is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the Sterling Census Designated Place.
It is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Loudoun County at latitude 39.0062 and longitude -77.4286. Loudoun County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 292 feet.
The formal boundaries for the Sterling Census Designated Place (see map) encompass a land area of 5.49 sq. miles and a water area of 0.03 sq. miles.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Sterling: Guilford, Guilford Station, Loudoun, Old Sterling, Whaleys Store.Photos of the local Sterling, VA area
Also See: Sterling, VA ZIP Codes and ZIP Code Maps
|Population in Households||28,467|
|Population in Familes||22,673|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||5|
|Average Household Size||3.03|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||9,873 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||6,674 (67.6%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||2,724 (27.6%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||475 ( 4.8%)|
|Median Home Value||$297,708|
|Average Home Value||$310,080|
|Median Household Income||$91,829|
|Average Household Income||$104,416|
|Per Capita Income||$34,466|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||1.68%|
|Per Capita Income||2.35%|
The table below compares Sterling to the other 591 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Virginia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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.
|Total Population||# 37||94th|
|Population Density1||# 29||95th|
|Diversity Index2||# 8||99th|
|Median Household Income||# 99||83rd|
|Per Capita Income||# 141||76th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Virginia Census Data Comparison Tool.