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Mount Sterling, Wisconsin - Basic Facts

The Village of Mount Sterling had a population of 232 as of July 1, 2016. Mount Sterling ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Wisconsin. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Mount Sterling is located at latitude 43.3162 and longitude -90.9292 in Crawford County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Mount Sterling (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.42 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Crawford County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,184 feet.

The Village of Mount Sterling (GNIS ID: 1583768) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Mount Sterling population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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Mount Sterling, WI Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 232
Population in Households 232
Population in Familes 192
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 163
Diversity Index2 5


Total Households 98
Average Household Size 2.37
Family Households 67
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 103 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 81 (78.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 17 (16.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 5 ( 4.9%)
Median Home Value $130,882
Average Home Value $171,203


Median Household Income $44,929
Average Household Income $53,458
Per Capita Income $23,795
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.53% 0.93%
Households 1.74% 1.0%
Families 0.99% 1.17%
Median Household Income   2.27%
Per Capita Income   1.95%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race 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.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Mount Sterling, WI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Mount Sterling to the other 774 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Wisconsin by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 660 15th
Population Density1 # 673 13th
Diversity Index2 # 748 4th
Median Household Income # 529 32nd
Per Capita Income # 516 33rd

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Wisconsin Census Data Comparison Tool.