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Mount Sterling, Wisconsin - Basic Facts

The Village of Mount Sterling had a population of 230 as of July 1, 2017. 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, 2017.

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Mount Sterling, WI Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 230
Daytime Population: Workers 13
Daytime Population: Residents 119
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 132
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.57
Population in Households 230
Population in Familes 189
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 162
Diversity Index3 5


Median Household Income $48,655
Average Household Income $59,827
Per Capita Income $26,040


Total Housing Units 102 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 79 (77.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 17 (16.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 6 ( 5.9%)
Median Home Value $133,824
Average Home Value $175,000


Total Households 96
Average Household Size 2.4
Family Households 66
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. 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 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 1.2% 0.85%
Households 1.21% 0.82%
Families 0.64% 0.89%
Median Household Income   1.04%
Per Capita Income   2.68%

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, 2017 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 # 661 15th
Population Density # 673 13th
Diversity Index # 749 4th
Median Household Income # 522 33rd
Per Capita Income # 468 40th

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