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67579 Zip Code (Sterling, KS) Detailed Profile




City: Sterling, KS (0.76%)
Counties: Rice County, KS (56.05%), Reno County, KS (43.95%)
Estimated zip code population in 2017: 3,416
Zip code population in 2010: 3,095
Zip code population in 2000: 3,409

Houses and condos: 1,366
Renter-occupied apartments: 322
% of renters here:

26%
State:

34%
March 2019 cost of living index in zip code 67579: 78.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 224.3 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.7 sq. mi.
Population density: 15 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

Age and Sex of Residents in zip code 67579
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Real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2017:
This zip code:

1.7% ($1,797)
Kansas:

1.4% ($2,075)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,967 (1.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,637 (1.7%)

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Males: 1,795  (52.6%)
Females: 1,620  (47.4%)

For population 25 years and over in 67579:

  • High school or higher: 94.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 35.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 14.8%
  • Unemployed: 5.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 13.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in 67579:

  • Never married: 34.6%
  • Now married: 49.9%
  • Separated: 0.9%
  • Widowed: 5.6%
  • Divorced: 9.0%

Zip code 67579 compared to state average:

  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students above state average.
  • Races in zip code 67579 (2017)
    • 2,83783.2%White
    • 1153.4%Hispanic or Latino
    • 581.7%Black
    • 511.5%Two or more races
    • 190.6%American Indian
    • 150.4%Asian
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Urban population: 2,524
Rural population: 891

Estimated median house/condo value in 2017: $103,796
67579:

$103,796
Kansas:

$150,600



According to our research of Kansas and other state lists, there were 5 registered sex offenders living in 67579 zip code as of September 28, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in zip code 67579 is 654 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this zip code is lower than the state average.


Median resident age:
This zip code:

35.7 years
Kansas median age:

36.7 years
Average household size:
This zip code:

2.4 people
Kansas:

2.5 people

Averages for the 2012 tax year for zip code 67579, filed in 2013:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2012: $52,926 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$52,926
State:

$60,095

Salary/wage: $38,643 (reported on 84.7% of returns)
Here:

$38,643
State:

$48,770
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 74.3% for AGIs below $25k, 76.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 73.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 80.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 62.8% for AGIs $100k-200k, 19.9% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $1,039 (reported on 39.5% of returns)
This zip code:

$1,039
Kansas:

$1,506
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.0% for AGIs below $25k, 0.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.8% for AGIs $100k-200k, 0.8% for AGIs over 200k)

Ordinary dividends: $3,144 (reported on 20.2% of returns)
Here:

$3,144
State:

$6,093
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.0% for AGIs below $25k, 1.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.4% for AGIs $100k-200k, 1.9% for AGIs over 200k)

Net capital gain/loss in AGI: +$6,063 (reported on 15.3% of returns)
Here:

+$6,063
State:

+$14,598
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 4.6% for AGIs $100k-200k, 1.4% for AGIs over 200k)

Profit/loss from business: +$7,696 (reported on 20.2% of returns)
Here:

+$7,696
State:

+$12,554
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 5.5% for AGIs below $25k, 2.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 6.0% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Taxable individual retirement arrangement distribution: $7,753 (reported on 12.1% of returns)
67579:

$7,753
Kansas:

$14,098
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.8% for AGIs below $25k, 2.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 3.1% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Total itemized deductions: $21,675 (19% of AGI, reported on 22.6% of returns)
Here:

$21,675
State:

$23,678

Here:

19.0% of AGI
State:

18.9% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 9.1% for AGIs below $25k, 6.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 6.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 8.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 11.1% for AGIs $100k-200k, 12.7% for AGIs over 200k)

Charity contributions: $6,265 (reported on 18.5% of returns)
Here:

$6,265
State:

$5,321
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.8% for AGIs below $25k, 1.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 3.6% for AGIs $100k-200k, 2.7% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxes paid: $6,982 (reported on 22.6% of returns)
67579:

$6,982
State:

$9,548
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.5% for AGIs below $25k, 1.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 3.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 4.8% for AGIs $100k-200k, 3.9% for AGIs over 200k)

Earned income credit: $1,800 (reported on 16.1% of returns)
Here:

$1,800
State:

$2,212
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 4.4% for AGIs below $25k, 1.1% for AGIs $25k-50k)

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2012 taxes: 59.7%
Here:

60%
State:

56%
(% for various income ranges: 54.2% for AGIs below $25k, 56.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 68.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 58.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 70.0% for AGIs $100k-200k, 100.0% for AGIs over 200k)

Averages for the 2004 tax year for zip code 67579, filed in 2005:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2004: $38,833 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$38,833
State:

$45,726

Salary/wage: $32,431 (reported on 83.8% of returns)
Here:

$32,431
State:

$40,112
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 94.5% for AGIs below $10k, 67.8% for AGIs $10k-25k, 79.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 78.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 70.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 42.8% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $1,628 (reported on 52.9% of returns)
This zip code:

$1,628
Kansas:

$1,749
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 5.1% for AGIs below $10k, 4.0% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.1% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable dividends: $1,663 (reported on 26.0% of returns)
Here:

$1,663
State:

$3,066
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 4.5% for AGIs below $10k, 1.4% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.9% for AGIs over 100k)

Net capital gain/loss: +$3,107 (reported on 19.5% of returns)
Here:

+$3,107
State:

+$7,555
(% of AGI for various income ranges: -3.5% for AGIs below $10k, 1.5% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 4.2% for AGIs over 100k)

Profit/loss from business: +$6,489 (reported on 20.8% of returns)
Here:

+$6,489
State:

+$9,571
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 7.5% for AGIs below $10k, 5.5% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 8.8% for AGIs over 100k)

Profit/loss from farming: +$510 (reported on 9.7% of returns)
Here +$510
State -$2,650
(% of AGI for various income ranges: -9.8% for AGIs below $10k, 0.0% for AGIs $10k-25k, -0.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.4% for AGIs $75k-100k)

IRA payment deduction: $3,500 (reported on 2.9% of returns)
67579:

$3,500
Kansas:

$2,922

Total itemized deductions: $16,301 (25% of AGI, reported on 22.4% of returns)
Here:

$16,301
State:

$18,779

Here:

24.7% of AGI
State:

20.5% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 13.9% for AGIs $10k-25k, 7.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 9.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 9.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 10.5% for AGIs over 100k)

Charity contributions deductions: $3,904 (6% of AGI, reported on 19.9% of returns)
Here:

$3,904
State:

$3,892

Here:

6.0% of AGI
State:

4.0% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.3% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.9% for AGIs over 100k)

Total tax: $4,727 (reported on 74.9% of returns)
67579:

$4,727
State:

$7,203
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 3.3% for AGIs below $10k, 4.2% for AGIs $10k-25k, 5.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 7.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 10.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 19.5% for AGIs over 100k)

Earned income credit: $1,527 (reported on 12.3% of returns)
Here:

$1,527
State:

$1,674

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2004 taxes: 63.8%
Here:

64%
State:

63%
(% for various income ranges: 49.1% for AGIs below $10k, 66.4% for AGIs $10k-25k, 60.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 71.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 70.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 81.8% for AGIs over 100k)

Estimated median household income in 2017:
This zip code:

$56,706
Kansas:

$56,422
Sterling, KS (67579) map Nearest zip codes: 67512, 67561, 67510, 67554, 67568, 67573.
Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

52.3%
Kansas:

49.4%
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This zip code:

3.5%
Kansas:

5.5%
No gay or lesbian households reported

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 98
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 1,125


Women who had a birth in the past 12 months: 60 (20 now married, 38 unmarried)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 682 (303 now married, 378 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 67579 with a mortgage: 472 (23 second mortgage, 9 home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 426

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $1,060
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: $444

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2017:
This zip code:

15.1%
Whole state:

11.9%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2017:
This zip code:

9.2%
Whole state:

6.5%
Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.7
State:

6.9
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

5.1
State:

4.4
  • Notable locations in this zip code not listed on our city pages

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  • Notable locations in zip code 67579: Sterling Country Club (A), Sterling Municipal Power Plant (B), Sterling Wastewater Plant (C), Diamond U Stock Farm (D), Paradise Pastures Golf Course (E), Sterling Police Department (F), Sterling Free Public Library (G), Sterling City Hall (H), Sterling Chamber of Commerce (I), Sterling Volunteer Fire Department (J). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Churches in zip code 67579 include: Calvary Baptist Church (A), Midland Community United Church of Christ (B), West Salem Church (C), Triumph Church (D), Assembly of God Church (E), Sterling Evangelical Bible Church (F), Sterling Grant Chapel (G), First Baptist Church (H), Reformed Presbyterian Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Cemeteries: Peace Valley Cemetery (1), Sterling Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Creeks: Peace Creek (A), Jarvis Creek (B), Dry Creek (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Year house built
  • Year house built (houses)
  • 482014 or later
  • 122010 to 2013
  • 352000 to 2009
  • 1221990 to 1999
  • 421980 to 1989
  • 2011970 to 1979
  • 601960 to 1969
  • 1421950 to 1959
  • 781940 to 1949
  • 6351939 or earlier

Zip code 67579 satellite photo by USGS

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Sterling, KS (67579)
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Sterling, KS (67579)
  • 0no bedroom
  • 381 bedroom
  • 2082 bedrooms
  • 3593 bedrooms
  • 1824 bedrooms
  • 575+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Sterling, KS (67579)
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Sterling, KS (67579)
  • 23no bedroom
  • 811 bedroom
  • 1242 bedrooms
  • 1153 bedrooms
  • 214 bedrooms
  • 75+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Sterling, KS (67579) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Sterling, KS (67579) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 11no vehicle
  • 1551 vehicle
  • 3802 vehicles
  • 2433 vehicles
  • 584 vehicles
  • 565+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Sterling, KS (67579) in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Sterling, KS (67579) in renter-occupied apartments
  • 59no vehicle
  • 1761 vehicle
  • 542 vehicles
  • 333 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

  • Zip code 67579 household income distribution in 2017

  • Zip code 67579 household income distribution in 2017
  • 103Less than $10,000
  • 88$10,000 to $14,999
  • 40$15,000 to $19,999
  • 54$20,000 to $24,999
  • 59$25,000 to $29,999
  • 82$30,000 to $34,999
  • 49$35,000 to $39,999
  • 28$40,000 to $44,999
  • 50$45,000 to $49,999
  • 62$50,000 to $59,999
  • 149$60,000 to $74,999
  • 238$75,000 to $99,999
  • 78$100,000 to $124,999
  • 61$125,000 to $149,999
  • 41$150,000 to $199,999
  • 20$200,000 or more
  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2017 in zip code 67579

  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2017 in zip code 67579
  • 16Less than $10,000
  • 20$10,000 to $14,999
  • 5$15,000 to $19,999
  • 9$20,000 to $24,999
  • 4$25,000 to $29,999
  • 6$30,000 to $34,999
  • 17$35,000 to $39,999
  • 29$40,000 to $49,999
  • 50$50,000 to $59,999
  • 82$60,000 to $69,999
  • 59$70,000 to $79,999
  • 71$80,000 to $89,999
  • 39$90,000 to $99,999
  • 62$100,000 to $124,999
  • 84$125,000 to $149,999
  • 92$150,000 to $174,999
  • 10$175,000 to $199,999
  • 102$200,000 to $249,999
  • 8$250,000 to $299,999
  • 16$300,000 to $399,999
  • 17$500,000 to $749,999
  • 6$750,000 to $999,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2017 in zip code 67579

  • Rent paid by renters in 2017 in zip code 67579
  • 9Less than $100
  • 49$150 to $199
  • 37$200 to $249
  • 10$250 to $299
  • 26$300 to $349
  • 40$350 to $399
  • 18$400 to $449
  • 55$450 to $499
  • 7$500 to $549
  • 10$550 to $599
  • 9$600 to $649
  • 7$650 to $699
  • 2$750 to $799
  • 4$800 to $899
  • 11No cash rent

Median gross rent in 2017: $530.

Estimated median house (or condo) value in 2017 for:

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $103,285
  • Black or African American householders: $76,570
  • Two or more races householders: $46,793

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $103,796
67579:

$103,796
Kansas:

$150,600
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $71,364 - $172,081

Mean price in 2017:

Detached houses: $132,741
Here:

$132,741
State:

$191,731

Mobile homes: $63,606
Here:

$63,606
State:

$75,871
Owners and renters by unit type in zip code 67579

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 1,154
  • One, attached: 17
  • Two: 65
  • 3 or 4: 17
  • 5 to 9: 8
  • 10 to 19: 5
  • 20 to 49: 15
  • Mobile homes: 78

Unemployment: 5.0%

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 67579

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 67579
  • 72.2%1,161Drove a car alone
  • 9.0%145Carpooled
  • 1.2%20Bus or trolley bus
  • 11.9%191Walked
  • 0.2%4Other means
  • 5.2%83Worked at home
  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 67579

  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 67579
  • 493Less than 5 minutes
  • 3685 to 9 minutes
  • 18110 to 14 minutes
  • 10015 to 19 minutes
  • 7420 to 24 minutes
  • 9325 to 29 minutes
  • 6430 to 34 minutes
  • 1535 to 39 minutes
  • 2740 to 44 minutes
  • 8045 to 59 minutes
  • 660 to 89 minutes
  • 1990 or more minutes

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 78.7%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 2,929
  • In family households: 2,528 (484 male householders, 412 female householders)
    693 spouses, 783 children (694 natural, 21 adopted, 70 stepchildren), 33 grandchildren, 4 brothers or sisters, 12 parents, 19 other relatives, 77 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 399 (153 male householders (121 living alone)), 167 female householders (156 living alone)), 78 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 480 (0 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 503 2-persons, 145 3-persons, 145 4-persons, 85 5-persons, 12 6-persons, 6 7-or-more-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 277 1-person, 13 2-persons, 23 3-persons, 5 7-or-more-persons

433 married couples with children.
207 single-parent households (115 men, 92 women).

95.5% of residents of 67579 zip code speak English at home.
1.5% of residents speak Spanish at home (90% very well, 10% not well).
0.8% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% very well).
1.0% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (53% very well, 47% well).
0.7% of residents speak other language at home (100% very well).

Foreign born population: 77 (2.3%)
(30.0% of them are naturalized citizens)
This zip code:

2.3%
Whole state:

6.9%
Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents
  • 24%Cabo Verde
  • 15%Burma
  • 9%Pakistan
  • 5%Guatemala
  • 4%United Kingdom, excluding England and Scotland
  • 3%France
Most common first ancestries reported in 67579
  • 29%German
  • 11%American
  • 6%English
  • 6%Irish
  • 5%Scotch-Irish
  • 3%European
  • 2%Italian
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 282010 or later
  • 442000 to 2009
  • 91990 to 1999
  • 31Before 1990

Zip code 67579 topographic map

Facilities with environmental interests located in this zip code:

  • KMW LTD (535 WEST GARFIELD AVENUE in STERLING, KS)
    AIR MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    STATE MASTER (Kansas Facility Profiler) - ISTEPS-15900040, AIR PROGRAM, RTK-RC00489, EPCRA
    COMPLIANCE ACTIVITY (Tracking inspections of insecticide, fungicide, and rodenticide, and toxic substances)
    Conditionally Exempt Small Quantity Generators, less than 100 kg/month of hazardous waste (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    TRI REPORTER (Tracking of toxic chemicals releasing facilities)
    Business SIC and NAICS classification: FARM MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT
    Organizations: KMW LIMITED, MICHAEL H BENDER (CONTACT/OPERATOR) , ALO CANADA INC (CONTACT/OWNER)
    Alternative names: ALO USA INC, K M W INC
  • JACAM CHEMICALS, LLC (205 S BROADWAY in STERLING, KS)
    (Integrated Compliance Information System) - ICIS-07-2005-0282, FORMAL ENFORCEMENT ACTION, ENFORCEMENT/COMPLIANCE ACTIVITY
    (Integrated Compliance Information System) - ICIS-07-2005-0282, FORMAL ENFORCEMENT ACTION, ENFORCEMENT/COMPLIANCE ACTIVITY
  • WEST WICHITA GAS GATHERING LLC (1800 AVENUE W in STERLING, KS)
    AIR MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    STATE MASTER (Kansas Facility Profiler) - ISTEPS-15900006, AIR PROGRAM
    CRITERIA AND HAZARDOUS AIR POLLUTANT INVENTORY (Inventory of air pollution sources)
    Business SIC classification: NATURAL GAS TRANSMISSION
    Business NAICS classification: PIPELINE TRANSPORTATION OF NATURAL GAS.; PIPELINE TRANSPORTATION OF NATURAL GAS.
    Alternative names: LUMEN ENERGY, PEOPLES NATURAL GAS, WEST WICHITA GATHERING LLC
  • ZIMM S FEEDLOT (1650 AVENUE R in STERLING, KS)
    STATE MASTER (Kansas Facility Profiler) - CAFO-09093, LIVE STOCK WASTE CONTROL
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System NON-MAJOR (Tracking pollutant discharge elimination systems) - permit
    Business SIC classification: BEEF CATTLE FEEDLOTS
    Alternative names: ZIMM'S FEEDLOT
  • ENGELLAND, JOHN A (1680 AVENUE T in STERLING, KS)
    STATE MASTER (Kansas Facility Profiler) - CAFO-11470, LIVE STOCK WASTE CONTROL
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System NON-MAJOR (Tracking pollutant discharge elimination systems) - permit
    Business SIC classification: BEEF CATTLE FEEDLOTS
    Alternative names: JOHN A ENGELLAND
  • CENTRAL KANSAS COTTON GROWERS, INC. (STERLING COLLEGE ROAD in STERLING, KS)
    AIR MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    STATE MASTER (Kansas Facility Profiler) - ISTEPS-15900022, AIR PROGRAM
    Business SIC and NAICS classification: COTTON GINNING
  • JACAM CHEMICALS, LLC - MANUFAC TURING PLANT (425 S 11TH ST in STERLING, KS)
    STATE MASTER (Kansas Facility Profiler) - TANKS-41676, UNDERGROUND STORAGE TANK PROGRAM, RTK-RC00075, EPCRA
    TRI REPORTER (Tracking of toxic chemicals releasing facilities)
    Business SIC classification: INDUSTRIAL ORGANIC CHEMICALS
    Organizations: JACAM CHEMICAL L.L.C. (OWNER/OPERATOR) , JACAM CHEMICALS LLC (RTK PARENT ORGANIZATION)
    Alternative names: JACAM CHEMICAL L.L.C., JACAM CHEMICALS LLC, JACAM CHEMICAL LLC MANUFACTURING PLANT
  • MILLER AUTOMOTIVE INC (113 W MONROE in STERLING, KS)
    Small Quantity Generators, between 100 kg and 1000 kg of hazardous waste/month (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste)) - notification
    Business NAICS classification: GENERAL AUTOMOTIVE REPAIR.
    Organizations: MIKE MILLER (CONTACT/OPERATOR)
  • ED ENGELLAND (2360 AVENUE W in STERLING, KS)
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System NON-MAJOR (Tracking pollutant discharge elimination systems) - permit
    Business SIC classification: DAIRY FARMS
    Alternative names: ENGELLAND, ED, INC.
  • KARL & LANA BURGESS (RURAL ROUTE 2 in STERLING, KS)
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System NON-MAJOR (Tracking pollutant discharge elimination systems) - permit
    Business SIC classification: DAIRY FARMS
    Alternative names: BURGESS, KARL & LANA
  • UNITED INDUSTRIES (202 E CLEVELAND in STERLING, KS)
    COMPLIANCE ACTIVITY (Tracking inspections of insecticide, fungicide, and rodenticide, and toxic substances)

Zip code 67579 marital status for males
Zip code 67579 marital status for females

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 3.6%
Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 4.9%

Most commonly used house heating fuel
  • 65.3%Utility gas
  • 16.3%Electricity
  • 12.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 4.1%Wood
  • 1.7%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.6%Other fuel

Population in 1990: 2,485. Population change in the 1990s: +924 (+37.2%).

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 2,230
  • Northeast: 107
  • Midwest: 373
  • South: 188
  • West: 397

51% of the 67579 zip code residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 30% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 50% lived in Kansas.

91% of the 67579 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 86% moved from this county.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 9% moved from different county within same state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 4% moved from different state.

Year householders moved into unit in Sterling, KS (67579)

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 11
Here:

3.9%
Kansas:

11.9%
Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school):
Here:

0.0%
Kansas:

10.4%
Students in private undergraduate colleges: 330
Here:

57.1%
Kansas:

14.4%
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Class of Workers in 2017
Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months
  • Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months ($)
  • 55,133Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations
  • 53,010Management occupations
  • 51,880Community and social service occupations
  • 42,641Law enforcement workers including supervisors
  • 42,358Construction and extraction occupations
  • 41,523Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

Companies with federal contracts located in this zip code:

  • UNITED INDUSTRIES, INC (202 E CLEVELAND AVE in STERLING, KS; small business) : $79,366 in 7 contracts from 2002 to 2005
    Contracts for Structural Shapes, Athletic and Sporting Equipment, Recreational and Gymnastic Equipment, Electrical Hardware and Supplies by Army, Department of State
    Signed by year: 2000: $0; 2001: $0; 2002: $56,271; 2003: $14,687; 2004: $4,192; 2005: $4,216; 2006: $0.

    Biggest contracts:
    $47,320 with Army for Structural Shapes. Taking place in PA. Signed on 2002-04-29. Completion date: 2002-08-30.
    $8,951 with Army for Athletic and Sporting Equipment. Signed on 2002-09-17. Completion date: 2002-12-16.
    $7,700 with Army for Recreational and Gymnastic Equipment. Taking place in CA. Signed on 2003-09-19. Completion date: 2003-10-31.
    $6,987 with Army for Athletic and Sporting Equipment. Signed on 2003-09-23. Completion date: 2003-10-31.

Top industries in this zip code by the number of employees in 2005:

  • Educational Services: Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools (250-499 employees: 1 establishment)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance: Nursing Care Facilities (50-99: 1)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance: Continuing Care Retirement Communities (50-99: 1)
  • Wholesale Trade: Grain and Field Bean Merchant Wholesalers (20-49: 1)
  • Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services: Direct Mail Advertising (20-49: 1)
  • Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services: Landscaping Services (20-49: 1)
  • Finance and Insurance: Commercial Banking (20-49: 1)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

People in group quarters in 2010:

  • 467 people in college/university student housing
  • 42 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities

People in group quarters in 2000:

  • 726 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)

Fatal accident statistics in 2014:

  • Fatal accident count: 1
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 2
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 0
  • Fatalities: 1
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 3
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0

Fatal accident statistics in 2013:

  • Fatal accident count: 2
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 2
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 1
  • Fatalities: 2
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 3
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0
Most common first names in zip code 67579 among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John2778.3 years
Mary2582.4 years
Robert2469.1 years
James2276.3 years
Charles1676.3 years
Helen1683.6 years
William1475.6 years
Ethel1384.9 years
George1174.3 years
Roy1175.7 years
Most common last names in zip code 67579 among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith1676.0 years
Johnson1582.5 years
Miller1276.5 years
Zimmerman1284.2 years
Brown1075.3 years
Hauschild1083.5 years
Proffitt971.3 years
Bennett985.3 years
Wilkey984.6 years
Ray880.5 years
Businesses in zip code 67579
NameCountNameCount
FedEx1MasterBrand Cabinets1
Kroger1Quiznos1
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