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Based on the data from 2000 / 2015 when the population of Sterling, Oklahoma was 762 / 616

Most common industries

Most common industries (%)

Most common industries for males (%)

Most common industries for females (%)

Most common industries

Industry

All

Males

Females

Construction20.5%
(64)
36.4%
(60)
2.7%
(4)
Educational services14.4%
(45)
9.7%
(16)
19.7%
(29)
Health care7.4%
(23)
1.8%
(3)
13.6%
(20)
Public administration5.1%
(16)
6.1%
(10)
4.1%
(6)
Truck transportation3.8%
(12)
4.2%
(7)
3.4%
(5)
Food and beverage stores3.5%
(11)
1.2%
(2)
6.1%
(9)
Accommodation and food services3.5%
(11)
1.2%
(2)
6.1%
(9)
Social assistance3.2%
(10)
1.2%
(2)
5.4%
(8)
Building material and garden equipment and supplies dealers3.2%
(10)
1.8%
(3)
4.8%
(7)
Finance and insurance3.2%
(10)
1.2%
(2)
5.4%
(8)
Groceries and related products merchant wholesalers2.6%
(8)
3.6%
(6)
1.4%
(2)
Department and other general merchandise stores2.6%
(8)
0.0%
(0)
5.4%
(8)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting1.9%
(6)
3.6%
(6)
0.0%
(0)
Plastics and rubber products1.9%
(6)
3.6%
(6)
0.0%
(0)
Real estate and rental and leasing1.9%
(6)
3.0%
(5)
0.7%
(1)
Professional, scientific, and technical services1.9%
(6)
0.0%
(0)
4.1%
(6)
Repair and maintenance1.9%
(6)
2.4%
(4)
1.4%
(2)
U. S. Postal service1.6%
(5)
1.8%
(3)
1.4%
(2)
Private households1.6%
(5)
0.0%
(0)
3.4%
(5)
Metal and metal products1.3%
(4)
0.0%
(0)
2.7%
(4)
Pharmacies and drug stores1.3%
(4)
0.0%
(0)
2.7%
(4)
Electrical equipment, appliances, and components1.3%
(4)
0.0%
(0)
2.7%
(4)
Paper1.3%
(4)
2.4%
(4)
0.0%
(0)
Utilities1.3%
(4)
2.4%
(4)
0.0%
(0)
Transportation equipment1.0%
(3)
1.8%
(3)
0.0%
(0)
Furniture and related product manufacturing1.0%
(3)
1.8%
(3)
0.0%
(0)
Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, and similar organizations1.0%
(3)
1.8%
(3)
0.0%
(0)
Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction0.6%
(2)
1.2%
(2)
0.0%
(0)
Nonmetallic mineral products0.6%
(2)
1.2%
(2)
0.0%
(0)
Miscellaneous manufacturing0.6%
(2)
0.0%
(0)
1.4%
(2)
Health and personal care, except drug, stores0.6%
(2)
1.2%
(2)
0.0%
(0)
Used merchandise, gift, novelty, and souvenir, and other miscellaneous stores0.6%
(2)
1.2%
(2)
0.0%
(0)
Data processing, libraries, and other information services0.6%
(2)
0.0%
(0)
1.4%
(2)
Administrative and support and waste management services0.6%
(2)
1.2%
(2)
0.0%
(0)
Motor vehicle and parts dealers0.3%
(1)
0.6%
(1)
0.0%
(0)

Most common occupations

Most common occupations (%)

Most common occupations for males (%)

Most common occupations for females (%)

Most common occupations

Occupation

All

Males

Females

Other production occupations, including supervisors8.0%
(25)
12.1%
(20)
3.4%
(5)
Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers6.7%
(21)
11.5%
(19)
1.4%
(2)
Teachers, preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school5.1%
(16)
1.8%
(3)
8.8%
(13)
Driver/sales workers and truck drivers4.8%
(15)
6.7%
(11)
2.7%
(4)
Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations4.2%
(13)
4.2%
(7)
4.1%
(6)
Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors3.8%
(12)
3.0%
(5)
4.8%
(7)
Cashiers3.8%
(12)
1.2%
(2)
6.8%
(10)
Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers3.8%
(12)
3.6%
(6)
4.1%
(6)
Child care workers3.5%
(11)
0.0%
(0)
7.5%
(11)
Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers3.2%
(10)
6.1%
(10)
0.0%
(0)
Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers2.9%
(9)
4.2%
(7)
1.4%
(2)
Retail sales workers, except cashiers2.9%
(9)
2.4%
(4)
3.4%
(5)
Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides2.6%
(8)
0.6%
(1)
4.8%
(7)
Carpenters2.2%
(7)
4.2%
(7)
0.0%
(0)
Waiters and waitresses2.2%
(7)
0.0%
(0)
4.8%
(7)
Health technologists and technicians1.9%
(6)
0.0%
(0)
4.1%
(6)
Construction laborers1.9%
(6)
3.6%
(6)
0.0%
(0)
Electricians1.9%
(6)
2.4%
(4)
1.4%
(2)
Painters and paperhangers1.9%
(6)
3.6%
(6)
0.0%
(0)
Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors1.9%
(6)
0.0%
(0)
4.1%
(6)
Woodworkers1.6%
(5)
1.8%
(3)
1.4%
(2)
Secretaries and administrative assistants1.6%
(5)
0.0%
(0)
3.4%
(5)
Top executives1.6%
(5)
1.2%
(2)
2.0%
(3)
Law enforcement workers, including supervisors1.6%
(5)
1.8%
(3)
1.4%
(2)
Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors1.3%
(4)
2.4%
(4)
0.0%
(0)
Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations1.3%
(4)
1.2%
(2)
1.4%
(2)
Farmers and farm managers1.3%
(4)
2.4%
(4)
0.0%
(0)
Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks1.3%
(4)
0.0%
(0)
2.7%
(4)
Other construction workers and helpers1.0%
(3)
1.8%
(3)
0.0%
(0)
Other food preparation and serving workers, including supervisors1.0%
(3)
1.2%
(2)
0.7%
(1)
Other financial specialists1.0%
(3)
0.0%
(0)
2.0%
(3)
Teachers, secondary school1.0%
(3)
1.2%
(2)
0.7%
(1)
Financial clerks, except bookkeeping, accounting and auditing clerks1.0%
(3)
0.0%
(0)
2.0%
(3)
Metal workers and plastic workers0.6%
(2)
1.2%
(2)
0.0%
(0)
Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers0.6%
(2)
0.0%
(0)
1.4%
(2)
Operations specialties managers, except financial managers0.6%
(2)
0.0%
(0)
1.4%
(2)
Pipelayers, plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters0.6%
(2)
1.2%
(2)
0.0%
(0)
Computer specialists0.6%
(2)
0.0%
(0)
1.4%
(2)
Other material moving workers, except laborers0.6%
(2)
1.2%
(2)
0.0%
(0)
Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists0.6%
(2)
0.0%
(0)
1.4%
(2)
Teachers, special education0.6%
(2)
0.0%
(0)
1.4%
(2)
Librarians, curators, and archivists0.6%
(2)
1.2%
(2)
0.0%
(0)
Registered nurses0.6%
(2)
0.0%
(0)
1.4%
(2)
Other healthcare support occupations0.6%
(2)
0.0%
(0)
1.4%
(2)
Fire fighting and prevention workers, including supervisors0.6%
(2)
1.2%
(2)
0.0%
(0)
Other protective service workers, including supervisors0.6%
(2)
0.0%
(0)
1.4%
(2)
Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives0.6%
(2)
0.0%
(0)
1.4%
(2)
Customer service representatives0.6%
(2)
0.0%
(0)
1.4%
(2)
Agricultural workers, including supervisors0.6%
(2)
1.2%
(2)
0.0%
(0)
Extraction workers0.6%
(2)
1.2%
(2)
0.0%
(0)
Assemblers and fabricators0.6%
(2)
0.6%
(1)
0.7%
(1)
Supervisors, construction and extraction workers0.3%
(1)
0.6%
(1)
0.0%
(0)
Supervisors, transportation, and material moving workers0.3%
(1)
0.6%
(1)
0.0%
(0)
Bus drivers0.3%
(1)
0.6%
(1)
0.0%
(0)
Laborers and material movers, hand0.3%
(1)
0.6%
(1)
0.0%
(0)

Unemployment in Sterling

  • Unemployment by race in 2015
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 4.8%Males
  • 11.8%Females
  • Unemployment by race in 2000
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 3.8%Males
  • 1.5%Females
  • Unemployment rate for American Indian and Alaska Native residents
  • 14.3%Males

Means of transportation to work

Time Leaving Home To Go To Work in 2015 (%)

12:00 a.m. to 4:59 a.m.:
Sterling:

5.8% (12)
Oklahoma:

4.5% (74,860)
5:00 a.m. to 5:29 a.m.:
Sterling:

6.0% (12)
Oklahoma:

3.7% (61,888)
5:30 a.m. to 5:59 a.m.:
Sterling:

6.0% (12)
Oklahoma:

4.8% (79,906)
6:00 a.m. to 6:29 a.m.:
Sterling:

13.0% (26)
Oklahoma:

8.9% (149,338)
6:30 a.m. to 6:59 a.m.:
Sterling:

12.8% (26)
Oklahoma:

10.0% (168,087)
7:00 a.m. to 7:29 a.m.:
Sterling:

12.6% (25)
Oklahoma:

15.8% (264,212)
7:30 a.m. to 7:59 a.m.:
Sterling:

15.2% (30)
Oklahoma:

15.4% (257,442)
8:00 a.m. to 8:29 a.m.:
Sterling:

8.0% (16)
Oklahoma:

10.3% (171,918)
9:00 a.m. to 9:59 a.m.:
Sterling:

8.0% (16)
Oklahoma:

5.0% (83,873)
10:00 a.m. to 10:59 a.m.:
Sterling:

0.7% (1)
Oklahoma:

2.5% (41,673)
12:00 p.m. to 3:59 p.m.:
Sterling:

6.0% (12)
Oklahoma:

6.1% (102,851)
4:00 p.m. to 11:59 p.m.:
Sterling:

1.1% (2)
Oklahoma:

7.3% (122,694)

Time Leaving Home To Go To Work in 2000 (%)

12:00 a.m. to 4:59 a.m.:
Sterling:

2.6% (8)
Oklahoma:

3.2% (49,592)
5:00 a.m. to 5:29 a.m.:
Sterling:

3.0% (9)
Oklahoma:

2.6% (39,776)
5:30 a.m. to 5:59 a.m.:
Sterling:

6.6% (20)
Oklahoma:

4.1% (63,119)
6:00 a.m. to 6:29 a.m.:
Sterling:

7.3% (22)
Oklahoma:

7.4% (113,788)
6:30 a.m. to 6:59 a.m.:
Sterling:

11.9% (36)
Oklahoma:

9.7% (148,896)
7:00 a.m. to 7:29 a.m.:
Sterling:

19.5% (59)
Oklahoma:

14.8% (228,201)
7:30 a.m. to 7:59 a.m.:
Sterling:

17.2% (52)
Oklahoma:

18.7% (288,028)
8:00 a.m. to 8:29 a.m.:
Sterling:

9.6% (29)
Oklahoma:

10.3% (158,266)
8:30 a.m. to 8:59 a.m.:
Sterling:

2.0% (6)
Oklahoma:

4.5% (69,899)
9:00 a.m. to 9:59 a.m.:
Sterling:

4.6% (14)
Oklahoma:

4.8% (73,878)
10:00 a.m. to 10:59 a.m.:
Sterling:

0.7% (2)
Oklahoma:

2.1% (31,864)
11:00 a.m. to 11:59 a.m.:
Sterling:

0.7% (2)
Oklahoma:

0.9% (14,019)
12:00 p.m. to 3:59 p.m.:
Sterling:

5.0% (15)
Oklahoma:

6.8% (105,387)
4:00 p.m. to 11:59 p.m.:
Sterling:

7.6% (23)
Oklahoma:

7.0% (107,522)

Time Leaving Home To Go To Work in 2015 (%) - Males

    12:00 a.m. to 4:59 a.m. - Males:
    Sterling:

    9.5% (10)
    Oklahoma:

    5.9% (53,297)
    5:00 a.m. to 5:29 a.m. - Males:
    Sterling:

    10.9% (12)
    Oklahoma:

    5.0% (44,961)
    5:30 a.m. to 5:59 a.m. - Males:
    Sterling:

    8.4% (9)
    Oklahoma:

    6.1% (54,571)
    6:00 a.m. to 6:29 a.m. - Males:
    Sterling:

    12.3% (13)
    Oklahoma:

    10.9% (97,982)
    6:30 a.m. to 6:59 a.m. - Males:
    Sterling:

    10.1% (11)
    Oklahoma:

    11.3% (102,148)
    7:00 a.m. to 7:29 a.m. - Males:
    Sterling:

    15.6% (17)
    Oklahoma:

    15.2% (136,638)
    7:30 a.m. to 7:59 a.m. - Males:
    Sterling:

    2.2% (2)
    Oklahoma:

    13.1% (117,886)
    8:00 a.m. to 8:29 a.m. - Males:
    Sterling:

    6.1% (7)
    Oklahoma:

    9.0% (81,483)
    9:00 a.m. to 9:59 a.m. - Males:
    Sterling:

    5.3% (6)
    Oklahoma:

    4.0% (35,966)
    10:00 a.m. to 10:59 a.m. - Males:
    Sterling:

    0.8% (1)
    Oklahoma:

    2.0% (18,260)
    12:00 p.m. to 3:59 p.m. - Males:
    Sterling:

    7.2% (8)
    Oklahoma:

    6.0% (54,060)

Time Leaving Home To Go To Work in 2015 (%) - Females

    5:30 a.m. to 5:59 a.m. - Females:
    Sterling:

    3.0% (3)
    Oklahoma:

    3.3% (25,335)
    6:00 a.m. to 6:29 a.m. - Females:
    Sterling:

    15.2% (14)
    Oklahoma:

    6.6% (51,356)
    6:30 a.m. to 6:59 a.m. - Females:
    Sterling:

    16.9% (16)
    Oklahoma:

    8.5% (65,939)
    7:00 a.m. to 7:29 a.m. - Females:
    Sterling:

    4.9% (5)
    Oklahoma:

    16.5% (127,574)
    7:30 a.m. to 7:59 a.m. - Females:
    Sterling:

    30.4% (28)
    Oklahoma:

    18.0% (139,556)
    8:00 a.m. to 8:29 a.m. - Females:
    Sterling:

    9.9% (9)
    Oklahoma:

    11.7% (90,435)
    9:00 a.m. to 9:59 a.m. - Females:
    Sterling:

    11.1% (10)
    Oklahoma:

    6.2% (47,907)
    12:00 p.m. to 3:59 p.m. - Females:
    Sterling:

    4.5% (4)
    Oklahoma:

    6.3% (48,791)
    4:00 p.m. to 11:59 p.m. - Females:
    Sterling:

    2.3% (2)
    Oklahoma:

    7.7% (59,437)

Travel time to work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 79.9%
Number of people working at home: 6 (2.0% of all workers)

Travel time (in minutes) to work (%)

Working at home - Sterling

Working at home - Oklahoma

Less than 5 minutes:
Sterling:

11.2% (34)
Oklahoma:

4.6% (70,320)
5 to 9 minutes:
Sterling:

9.2% (28)
Oklahoma:

13.9% (214,722)
10 to 14 minutes:
Sterling:

6.6% (20)
Oklahoma:

17.2% (264,471)
15 to 19 minutes:
Sterling:

5.3% (16)
Oklahoma:

16.9% (260,374)
20 to 24 minutes:
Sterling:

5.0% (15)
Oklahoma:

14.3% (220,827)
25 to 29 minutes:
Sterling:

2.6% (8)
Oklahoma:

5.2% (79,892)
30 to 34 minutes:
Sterling:

34.3% (104)
Oklahoma:

11.4% (175,459)
35 to 39 minutes:
Sterling:

3.0% (9)
Oklahoma:

1.8% (27,812)
40 to 44 minutes:
Sterling:

6.3% (19)
Oklahoma:

2.0% (30,825)
45 to 59 minutes:
Sterling:

6.9% (21)
Oklahoma:

4.7% (72,663)
60 to 89 minutes:
Sterling:

4.3% (13)
Oklahoma:

2.8% (43,861)
90 or more minutes:
Sterling:

3.3% (10)
Oklahoma:

2.0% (31,009)

Means of transportation to work

Means of transportation to work - Sterling

Means of transportation to work - Oklahoma

Drove car alone:
Sterling:

70.3% (213)
Oklahoma:

80.0% (1,231,711)
Carpooled:
Sterling:

22.4% (68)
Oklahoma:

13.2% (203,444)
Motorcycle:
Sterling:

1.0% (3)
Oklahoma:

0.1% (1,639)
Walked:
Sterling:

4.3% (13)
Oklahoma:

2.1% (32,796)

Private vehicle occupancy

Private vehicle occupancy (%)

Drove alone:
Sterling:

75.8% (213)
Oklahoma:

85.8% (1,231,711)
In 2 person carpool:
Sterling:

19.6% (55)
Oklahoma:

11.1% (159,539)
In 3 person carpool:
Sterling:

3.9% (11)
Oklahoma:

2.0% (29,245)
In 5-6 person carpool:
Sterling:

0.7% (2)
Oklahoma:

0.3% (3,652)

Class of Workers

Class of Workers (%)

Employee of private company:
Sterling:

59.9% (187)
Oklahoma:

65.0% (1,003,702)
Private not-for-profit wage and salary workers:
Sterling:

2.9% (9)
Oklahoma:

6.4% (98,161)
Local government workers:
Sterling:

5.1% (16)
Oklahoma:

5.3% (81,853)
State government workers:
Sterling:

10.9% (34)
Oklahoma:

7.5% (116,288)
Federal government workers:
Sterling:

8.0% (25)
Oklahoma:

3.9% (60,976)
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business:
Sterling:

13.1% (41)
Oklahoma:

8.2% (126,134)

Class of Workers (%) - Males

Employee of private company - Males:
Sterling:

58.2% (96)
Oklahoma:

67.0% (557,664)
Private not-for-profit wage and salary workers - Males:
Sterling:

2.4% (4)
Oklahoma:

4.0% (32,993)
Local government workers - Males:
Sterling:

4.8% (8)
Oklahoma:

4.8% (39,929)
State government workers - Males:
Sterling:

8.5% (14)
Oklahoma:

5.4% (44,698)
Federal government workers - Males:
Sterling:

10.9% (18)
Oklahoma:

4.2% (34,671)
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business - Males:
Sterling:

15.2% (25)
Oklahoma:

10.0% (82,902)

Class of Workers (%) - Females

Employee of private company - Females:
Sterling:

61.9% (91)
Oklahoma:

62.6% (446,038)
Private not-for-profit wage and salary workers - Females:
Sterling:

3.4% (5)
Oklahoma:

9.1% (65,168)
Local government workers - Females:
Sterling:

5.4% (8)
Oklahoma:

5.9% (41,924)
State government workers - Females:
Sterling:

13.6% (20)
Oklahoma:

10.0% (71,590)
Federal government workers - Females:
Sterling:

4.8% (7)
Oklahoma:

3.7% (26,305)
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business - Females:
Sterling:

10.9% (16)
Oklahoma:

6.1% (43,232)
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