Sterling District VA Demographic Data and Boundary Map


Sterling District, VA

The Sterling District is a County Subdivision of Loudoun County. The subdivision has a Z1 Census Class Code which indicates that the Sterling District is a nonfunctioning county subdivision.

Also See: Loudoun County Data | Cities in Loudoun County | County Subdivisions in Loudoun County

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Sterling District Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2021)


Total Population 25,161 (100%)
Population in Households 25,155 (100.0%)
Population in Families 19,857 (78.9%)
Population in Group Quarters1 6 ( 0.0%)
Population Density 5,550
Diversity Index2 88


Median Household Income $95,239
Average Household Income $120,707
% of Income for Mortgage4 17%
Per Capita Income $39,085
Wealth Index5 135


Total HU (Housing Units) 8,352 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,967 (71.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,137 (25.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 248 ( 3.0%)
Median Home Value $386,536
Average Home Value $399,032
Housing Affordability Index3 134


Total Households 8,104
Average Household Size 3.1
Family Households 5,637
Average Family Size 4
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different races 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.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The % of Income for Mortgage quantifies the percentage of median household income dedicated to mortgage payments on a home priced at the median value (assuming a 30-year mortgage and a 20% down payment).
  5. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.


2010-2020 2020-2025
Population 0.48% 1.37%
Households 0.43% 1.25%
Families 0.16% 1.11%
Median Household Income   1.83%
Per Capita Income   1.79%
Owner Occupied HU   1.45%

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