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Apartments for rent in Sterling, AK

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See what Sterling, AK has to offer.

Who Lives Here

Sterling Demographics

Education

High School

37%

Associate's

41%

Bachelor's

13%

Master's

8%

Doctorate

0%

Family Size

2 people

48%

3 people

20%

4 people

18%

5 people

10%

6+ people

4%

Household Income

0-50k

31%

50-100k

28%

100-150k

20%

150-200k

10%

200k+

10%

Age

0-10

12%

10-20

12%

20-45

25%

45-65

33%

65+

18%

Getting Around Sterling

Sterling Transportation

Commute Time

0-15 Mins

25%

15-30 Mins

38%

30-40 Mins

20%

40-60 Mins

8%

60+ Mins

9%

Transportation Scores

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Walk Score®

Walkable

No

Say 4 of 5 renters

Has Sidewalks

No

Say 4 of 5 renters

Percentage: 2929

Bike Score®

Bike Friendly

Yes

Say 4 of 5 renters

What Renters Are Saying

Sterling Features

Busy Streets

No

Say 5 of 5 renters

Noise Late At Night

No

Say 5 of 5 renters

Good Place To Raise A Family

Yes

Say 5 of 5 renters

Area Has Litter

No

Say 4 of 5 renters

Pet Friendly

Yes

Say 4 of 5 renters

Area Has Potholes

No

Say 4 of 5 renters

Quiet Area

Yes

Say 4 of 5 renters

Safe For Families

Yes

Say 4 of 5 renters

Maintained Yards

Yes

Say 4 of 5 renters

Mostly Older Buildings

No

Say 3 of 5 renters

Nice Views

Yes

Say 3 of 5 renters

Area Has Kids Play Outside

No

Say 3 of 5 renters

Near Grocery Stores

No

Say 3 of 5 renters

Near Highways

No

Say 3 of 5 renters

Nearby Parks

No

Say 3 of 5 renters

Mostly Newer Buildings

No

Say 4 of 5 renters

Near Schools

No

Say 4 of 5 renters

Tree Lined Streets

No

Say 4 of 5 renters

Well Lit

No

Say 4 of 5 renters

Near Downtown

No

Say 5 of 5 renters

Sterling Education

Schools

Percentage: 5/55/5

School Score

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Top Schools in Sterling

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All About

Living in Sterling, AK

Sterling, Alaska is a small town with just over 5,000 residents. It's a comfortable place to settle down, as retirees make up a greater percentage of the population (17%) here than they do nationally (14%), while young adults appear in smaller numbers. Overall, the town's population, at an average age of just under 42, skews older than most cities in Alaska. Most residents own their homes in Sterling, and 15% of residents rent. Renting remains an affordable option, though, as the town boasts a relatively low average rent of $1,056 per month. Over the course of a year, renters in Sterling will save around $2,800 compared to the state average.

With an average commute time of about 28 minutes, slower than most cities in Alaska, Sterling residents know that it takes some patience getting to work. Driving a car or truck is the most common way to get to work, selected by 32% of residents, while public transportation is not used. Walking isn't a common way to get to work.

Sterling has a large concentration of residents over the age of 25 with an Associate's degree (9%) compared to the national average (5%). Further, 8% have a Bachelor's degree and 5% possess a Master's or Doctoral degree. There are four primary industries in Sterling: healthcare, construction, agriculture, and education. Combined, these industries account for 26% of the town's workforce. Sterling workers take home an average annual income of about $89K, about the same as the Alaska average. However, Sterling compares more favorably to the national average of $73,345.

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