Sterling, New York

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Population in 2010: 3,040.
Population change since 2000: -11.4%
 
Males: 1,542  (50.7%)
Females: 1,498  (49.3%)
Median resident age:

44.0 years
New York median age:

40.7 years

Zip codes: 13156.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $54,868 (it was $35,061 in 2000)
Sterling:

$54,868
NY:

$72,108

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $28,371 (it was $15,912 in 2000)

Sterling town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $114,601 (it was $63,100 in 2000)
Sterling:

$114,601
NY:

$338,700

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $180,042; detached houses: $186,475; townhouses or other attached units: $179,799; in 2-unit structures: $437,682; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $332,620; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $236,568; mobile homes: $73,911
March 2019 cost of living index in Sterling: 98.3 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
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  • Races in Sterling, NY (2010)
    • 2,95797.3%White alone
    • 321.1%Hispanic
    • 200.7%Two or more races
    • 180.6%American Indian alone
    • 60.2%Black alone
    • 50.2%Asian alone
    • 20.07%Other race alone

Races in Sterling detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of New York and other state lists, there were 3 registered sex offenders living in Sterling, New York as of September 17, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Sterling is 1,013 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is near the state average.


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Ancestries: English (21.4%), German (14.7%), Irish (12.5%), United States (7.3%), French (7.1%), Italian (7.0%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Land area: 45.6 square miles.

Population density: 67 people per square mile   (very low).

Sterling, New York map

33 residents are foreign born

This town:

1.0%
New York:

20.4%
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Sterling town:

2.1% ($1,315)
New York:

1.9% ($2,847)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Clay, NY (26.5 miles , pop. 58,805).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Rochester, NY (49.0 miles , pop. 219,773).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (223.2 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities:

Fair Haven, NY (1.4 miles ),
Hannibal, NY (2.1 miles ),
Red Creek, NY (2.4 miles ),
Ira, NY (3.2 miles ),
Wolcott, NY (3.2 miles ),
Minetto, NY (3.3 miles ),
SUNY Oswego, NY (3.3 miles ),
Butler, NY (3.3 miles )

Latitude: 43.32 N, Longitude: 76.66 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 315

Distribution of median household income in Sterling, NY in 2019
Sterling satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 3 buildings, average cost: $79,600
  • 1998: 5 buildings, average cost: $80,000
  • 1999: 3 buildings, average cost: $100,000
  • 2000: 4 buildings, average cost: $112,500
  • 2001: 8 buildings, average cost: $37,500
  • 2002: 3 buildings, average cost: $80,000
  • 2003: 3 buildings, average cost: $80,000
  • 2004: 2 buildings, average cost: $28,100
  • 2005: 5 buildings, average cost: $131,400
  • 2006: 1 building, cost: $125,000
  • 2007: 2 buildings, average cost: $111,000
  • 2008: 3 buildings, average cost: $151,800
  • 2009: 4 buildings, average cost: $111,800
  • 2010: 5 buildings, average cost: $129,600
  • 2011: 5 buildings, average cost: $66,000
  • 2012: 5 buildings, average cost: $66,000
  • 2013: 6 buildings, average cost: $167,500
  • 2014: 4 buildings, average cost: $195,000
  • 2015: 11 buildings, average cost: $138,500
  • 2016: 8 buildings, average cost: $137,600
  • 2017: 8 buildings, average cost: $137,600
  • 2018: 9 buildings, average cost: $137,600
  • 2019: 15 buildings, average cost: $199,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Sterling, NY residents
Average permit cost in Sterling, NY
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

4.8%
New York:

8.1%
Historical population in Sterling, NY
Historical housing units in Sterling, NY
Most common industries in Sterling, NY (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (12.1%)
  • Construction (9.6%)
  • Health care (4.9%)
  • Metal & metal products (4.6%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (4.4%)
  • Public administration (4.2%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (3.8%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (17.1%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (7.8%)
  • Metal & metal products (7.8%)
  • Educational services (5.2%)
  • Truck transportation (4.9%)
  • Food (4.6%)
  • Food & beverage stores (3.8%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (20.5%)
  • Health care (9.2%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (6.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.7%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (5.3%)
  • Public administration (5.3%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.5%)
Most common occupations in Sterling, NY (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.1%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.7%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.5%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4.4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.1%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (3.8%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.6%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (9.2%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.9%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (7.4%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (7.2%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (6.8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.7%)
  • Carpenters (3.5%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (6.6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.0%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5.0%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (4.8%)
  • Cashiers (4.7%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.0%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (3.7%)

Average climate in Sterling, New York

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Sterling, New York average temperatures Sterling, New York average precipitation Sterling, New York humidity Sterling, New York wind speed Sterling, New York snowfall Sterling, New York sunshine Sterling, New York clear and cloudy days
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI Ozone
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 47.9. This is significantly better than average.

City:

47.9
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 29.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 10.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

29.5
U.S.:

33.3

Earthquake activity:

Sterling-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above New York state average. It is 69% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 124.1 miles away from Sterling center
On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.3 (5.3 ML, Depth: 3.0 mi) earthquake occurred 169.2 miles away from the city center
On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MB, 4.2 MS, 5.2 MW, 5.0 MW) earthquake occurred 167.5 miles away from the city center
On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 228.8 miles away from the city center
On 8/23/2011 at 17:51:04, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.7 mi) earthquake occurred 380.3 miles away from Sterling center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 258.4 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Cayuga County (15) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 4, Hurricanes: 2, Blizzard: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Landslide: 1, Power Outage: 1, Snow: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Wind: 1, Other: 2 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Sterling topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Sterling:

  • UNIV. DIALYSIS CTR @ OSWEGO (Dialysis Facility, about 7 miles away; OSWEGO, NY)
  • MORNINGSTAR RESIDENTIAL CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; OSWEGO, NY)
  • LORETTO-OSWEGO HEALTH AND REHAB CENTER (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; OSWEGO, NY)
  • ST LUKE HEALTH SERVICES (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; OSWEGO, NY)
  • PONTIAC NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; OSWEGO, NY)
  • HOSPITALS HOME HEALTH CARE HHA (Home Health Center, about 13 miles away; FULTON, NY)
  • OSWEGO CO HLTH DIV NURSNG CHHA (Home Health Center, about 13 miles away; OSWEGO, NY)

Operable nuclear power plants near Sterling:

  • 17 miles: James A. FitzPatrick in Scriba, NY.
  • 17 miles: Nine Mile Point 1 and 2 in Scriba, NY.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Sterling:

  • SUNY College at Oswego (about 11 miles; Oswego, NY; Full-time enrollment: 7,550)
  • Cayuga County Community College (about 27 miles; Auburn, NY; FT enrollment: 3,141)
  • Onondaga Community College (about 33 miles; Syracuse, NY; FT enrollment: 8,920)
  • Syracuse University (about 33 miles; Syracuse, NY; FT enrollment: 20,717)
  • SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry (about 34 miles; Syracuse, NY; FT enrollment: 2,044)
  • Le Moyne College (about 35 miles; Syracuse, NY; FT enrollment: 3,041)
  • Hobart William Smith Colleges (about 36 miles; Geneva, NY; FT enrollment: 2,476)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Sterling: Busters Boat Base (A), Chinook Harbor Marina (B), Harbor View Marina (C), Whiting Corners (D), Grays Corners (E), Zappala Farms (F), McKnight Corners (G), Springbrook Greens Golf Course (H), Sterling Station (I), Crocketts Hill Farm (J), Fair Haven Public Library (K). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Sterling include: Springbrook Chapel (A), Calvary Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Forscutt Cemetery (1), Springbrook Cemetery (2), Martville Cemetery (3), Overacre Cemetery (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and swamps: Juniper Pond (A), The Pond (B), Pond Hundred (C), The Moat (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creeks: Sterling Valley Creek (A), Eightmile Creek (B), Sterling Creek (C), Ninemile Creek (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Sterling: Fair Haven Beach State Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attraction: Sterling Nature Center (Nature Centers; 15780 Jenzvold Road) (1). Display/hide its approximate location on the map

Hotels: Cutter's Inn (594 Main Street) (1), Brown's Village Inn (Stafford) (2). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Cayuga County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Sterling that have no violations reported:

  • PIT STOP #9 (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This town:

2.5 people
New York:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

69.4%
Whole state:

63.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

10.7%
Whole state:

6.8%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

11.7%
Whole state:

14.6%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

5.8%
Whole state:

7.4%
4 people in other group homes in 2000

For population 15 years and over in Sterling:

Marital status in Sterling, NY
  • Never married: 20.8%
  • Now married: 61.8%
  • Separated: 2.2%
  • Widowed: 5.8%
  • Divorced: 9.5%

For population 25 years and over in Sterling:

  • High school or higher: 83.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.4%
  • Unemployed: 6.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 28.9 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2000
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2000
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.2
New York average:

14.2

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Sterling, NY (based on Cayuga County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic23,93710
Mainline Protestant6,46238
Evangelical Protestant2,88631
Other5025
Orthodox1501
Black Protestant1191
None45,970-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 17
Cayuga County:

2.12 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

4.13 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
Cayuga County:

0.25 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.06 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
Cayuga County:

0.50 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 28
Cayuga County:

3.50 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

1.68 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 58
Cayuga County:

7.25 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

8.82 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Cayuga County:

8.0%
New York:

8.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Cayuga County:

25.6%
New York:

23.8%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

12.2%
New York:

15.6%

4.10% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($44,871 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.10%
New York average:

4.90%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Onondaga County, NY  1.07% ($42,763 average AGI)
from Tompkins County, NY  0.38% ($38,298)
from Oswego County, NY  0.33% ($56,680)


4.95% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($44,997 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.95%
New York average:

5.85%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Onondaga County, NY  1.21% ($46,292 average AGI)
to Oswego County, NY  0.35% ($36,850)
to Tompkins County, NY  0.31% ($32,989)

Strongest AM radio stations in Sterling:

  • WHAM (1180 AM; 50 kW; ROCHESTER, NY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WHEN (620 AM; 5 kW; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WSYR (570 AM; 5 kW; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WFBL (1050 AM; 3 kW; BALDWINSVILLE, NY; Owner: BUCKLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WAMF (1300 AM; 1 kW; FULTON, NY; Owner: DONALD H. DEROSA)
  • WDCW (1390 AM; 5 kW; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WSGO (1440 AM; 1 kW; OSWEGO, NY; Owner: GALAXY COMMUNICATIONS, L.P.)
  • WACK (1420 AM; 5 kW; NEWARK, NY; Owner: PEMBROOK PINES, INC.)
  • WGY (810 AM; 50 kW; SCHENECTADY, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WNSS (1260 AM; 5 kW; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WWKB (1520 AM; 50 kW; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: ENTERCOM BUFFALO LICENSE, LLC)
  • WSCP (1070 AM; daytime; 3 kW; SANDY CREEK-PULASKI, NY; Owner: GALAXY COMMUNICATIONS, L.P.)
  • WMCA (570 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF NEW YORK, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Sterling:

  • WRVO (89.9 FM; OSWEGO, NY; Owner: STATE UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK)
  • WTKV (105.5 FM; OSWEGO, NY; Owner: GALAXY COMMUNICATIONS, L.P.)
  • WBBS (104.7 FM; FULTON, NY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WKRH (106.5 FM; MINETTO, NY; Owner: GALAXY COMMUNICATIONS, L.P.)
  • WMHR (102.9 FM; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: MARS HILL BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WPHR (106.9 FM; AUBURN, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WOLF-FM (96.7 FM; OSWEGO, NY; Owner: WOLF RADIO, INC.)
  • WCOV-FM (93.7 FM; CLYDE, NY; Owner: FAMILY LIFE MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WVOA-FM (103.9 FM; MEXICO, NY; Owner: RENARD COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WSEN-FM (92.1 FM; BALDWINSVILLE, NY; Owner: BUCKLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WZUN (102.1 FM; PHOENIX, NY; Owner: GALAXY COMMUNICATIONS, L.P.)

TV broadcast stations around Sterling:

  • WSPX-TV (Channel 56; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: PAXSON SYRACUSE LICENSE, INC.)
  • WCNY-TV (Channel 24; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: PUBLIC BROADCASTING COUNCIL OF CENTRAL NEW YORK)
  • WSTM-TV (Channel 3; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: WSTM LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, INC.)
  • WIXT-TV (Channel 9; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: CENTRAL NY NEWS, INC.)
  • WNYS-TV (Channel 43; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: RKM MEDIA, INC.)
  • WSYT (Channel 68; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: WSYT LICENSEE L.P.)
Sterling fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
See more detailed statistics of Sterling fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2019 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 12Number of bridges
  • 56ft / 16.8mTotal length
  • $8,219,000Total costs
  • 8,148Total average daily traffic
  • 770Total average daily truck traffic
New bridges in Sterling, NY - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11900-1909
  • 21910-1919
  • 21930-1939
  • 31950-1959
  • 41990-1999
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Sterling, NY

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

3
  • 14293 Acre Road (Lat: 43.303944 Lon: -76.706917), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 56.1 m, Overall height: 57.6 m, Call Sign: KNKN827
    Assigned Frequencies: 869.040 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 845.010 MHz, 869.040 MHz, 869.040 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 845.010 MHz, 845.010 MHz, Grant Date: 11/15/2011, Expiration Date: 10/01/2021, Certifier: David C JatlowRegistrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 208 S Akard St., Rm 1015, Dallas, TX 75202, Phone: (855) 699-7073, Fax: (214) 746-6410, Email:
  • 15141 Kent Road (Lat: 43.349139 Lon: -76.612917), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 55.5 m, Overall height: 57.3 m, Call Sign: KNKN827
    Assigned Frequencies: 869.040 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 845.010 MHz, 869.040 MHz, 869.040 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 845.010 MHz, 845.010 MHz, Grant Date: 11/15/2011, Expiration Date: 10/01/2021, Certifier: David C JatlowRegistrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 208 S Akard St., Rm 1015, Dallas, TX 75202, Phone: (855) 699-7073, Fax: (214) 746-6410, Email:
  • Fair Haven Cell Site 1676 Sterling Station Rd (Lat: 43.293667 Lon: -76.689389), Type: Tower, Structure height: 36.6 m, Overall height: 38.7 m, Call Sign: KNKQ423
    Assigned Frequencies: 880.020 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 846.510 MHz, Grant Date: 08/26/2014, Expiration Date: 10/01/2024, Certifier: Gregory M RomanoRegistrant: Verizon, 1300 I Street Nw - Suite 500 East, Washington, DC 20005, Phone: (202) 515-2453, Email:

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

2
  • Matthew R Bedosky, 1389 Curtis Co-Op Road (Lat: 43.315139 Lon: -76.649000), Type: 96.0, Overall height: 91.4 m, Registrant: Telewave Sites, Inc., Mrb@pobox.Com, , 851075 Richa-rdson, Phone: (972) 761-9903
  • Matthew R Bedosky, 1389 Curtis Co-Op Road (Lat: 43.315139 Lon: -76.649000), Type: 96.0, Overall height: 91.4 m, Registrant: Telewave Sites, Inc., Mrb@pobox.Com, , 851075 Richa-rdson, Phone: (972) 761-9903

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

5
  • FAIR HAVEN, Kent Rd (Lat: 43.349139 Lon: -76.612917), Type: Tower, Structure height: 55.5 m, Overall height: 57.3 m, Call Sign: WPOS286,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6700.00 MHz, Grant Date: 12/23/2008, Expiration Date: 01/15/2019, Cancellation Date: 08/03/2016, Certifier: Carol L Tacker, Registrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 3300 E. Renner Road, B3132, Richardson, TX 75082, Phone: (855) 699-7073, Fax: (972) 907-1131, Email:
  • FAIR HAVEN, 1676 Sterling Station Rd (Lat: 43.292806 Lon: -76.685500), Type: Pole, Structure height: 36.9 m, Call Sign: WQPA515,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11285.0 MHz, Grant Date: 03/20/2012, Expiration Date: 03/20/2022, Cancellation Date: 02/13/2018, Certifier: Chris Harris, Registrant: Conterra Ultra Broadband, LLC, 2101 Rexford Rd, Ste 200e, Charlotte, NC 28211, Phone: (704) 936-1801, Fax: (704) 936-1801, Email:
  • GS1, 1129 Old State Road (Lat: 43.338500 Lon: -76.662083), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 54.9 m, Call Sign: WQPF323, Licensee ID: L00016795,
    Assigned Frequencies: 5974.85 MHz, 5974.85 MHz, 5974.85 MHz, 5974.85 MHz, 5974.85 MHz, 5974.85 MHz, 5974.85 MHz, 6063.80 MHz, Grant Date: 04/30/2012, Expiration Date: 04/30/2022, Certifier: Denise Spingler, Registrant: Cayuga County 911 Communications, 7445 County House Road, Auburn, NY 13021, Phone: (315) 253-1191, Fax: (315) 253-1192, Email:
  • Cayuga1, Lat: 43.305417 Lon: -76.705111, Type: Pole, Structure height: 22.7 m, Overall height: 25.8 m, Call Sign: WQSG754,
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHz, Grant Date: 09/18/2013, Expiration Date: 09/18/2023, Certifier: Scott Mahoney, Registrant: Lerman Senter Pllc, 2001 L Street, Nw, Suite 400, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 416-6749, Fax: (202) 293-7783, Email:
  • Cayuga2, Lat: 43.307833 Lon: -76.715444, Type: Pole, Structure height: 22.7 m, Overall height: 25.8 m, Call Sign: WQSG754,
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHz, Grant Date: 09/18/2013, Expiration Date: 09/18/2023, Certifier: Scott Mahoney, Registrant: Lerman Senter Pllc, 2001 L Street, Nw, Suite 400, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 416-6749, Fax: (202) 293-7783, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

7
  • Call Sign: KA3PYW, Licensee ID: L00170407, Grant Date: 11/09/1999, Expiration Date: 01/30/2010, Cancellation Date: 01/31/2012, Registrant: John C Benson, 14615 Lake St Apt 124, Sterling, NY 13156
  • Call Sign: KB2CFG, Grant Date: 10/08/1996, Expiration Date: 10/08/2006, Cancellation Date: 10/09/2008, Registrant: Matthew J Moshier, Rt 104a Box 61, Sterling, NY 13156
  • Call Sign: KB2SGW, Licensee ID: L00907820, Grant Date: 08/12/2014, Expiration Date: 11/01/2024, Certifier: Arlen D Meddaugh, Registrant: Arlen D Meddaugh, 14542 Lake St, Sterling, NY 13156
  • Call Sign: KB2VMD, Licensee ID: L01058557, Grant Date: 09/02/2005, Expiration Date: 09/02/2015, Cancellation Date: 09/06/2017, Registrant: James Hohman, 1489 Marsh Road, Sterling, NY 13156
  • Call Sign: N2QPS, Licensee ID: L00597596, Grant Date: 05/15/2003, Expiration Date: 07/13/2013, Cancellation Date: 07/14/2015, Registrant: Bert C Mc Intyre, 1002 State Rt 104a, Sterling, NY 13156
  • Call Sign: N2TPY, Licensee ID: L00597155, Grant Date: 11/22/2002, Expiration Date: 02/02/2013, Cancellation Date: 02/03/2015, Registrant: John W Mc Intyre, 13976 Craine Rd, Sterling, NY 13156
  • Call Sign: KC2HSJ, Licensee ID: L00337482, Grant Date: 03/19/2001, Expiration Date: 03/19/2011, Cancellation Date: 03/20/2013, Certifier: James F Long, Registrant: James F Long, 1899 State Rt 3, Sterling, NY 13156

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172P (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 54752, N54752, N-54752, Serial Number: 17275048, Year manufactured: 1981, Airworthiness Date: 06/11/1981, Certificate Issue Date: 11/23/2009
    Registrant (Individual): Edward P Dodge, 13922 Ingersoll Ln, Sterling, NY 13156
  • Aircraft: CAMERON BALLOONS US O-90 (Category: Land, Seats: 5, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: None
    N-Number: 4559F, N4559F, N-4559F, Serial Number: 5900, Year manufactured: 1993, Airworthiness Date: 10/29/1993, Certificate Issue Date: 11/16/1993
    Registrant (Individual): Susan E Fettes, 14327 Fair Haven Rd, Sterling, NY 13156

Most common first names in Sterling, NY among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary1576.6 years
George1576.0 years
William1169.0 years
John1181.5 years
Charles1076.5 years
Raymond965.8 years
Robert969.4 years
Richard764.4 years
Dorothy680.8 years
Paul670.0 years
Most common last names in Sterling, NY among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Mcintyre1068.1 years
Mcfarland875.1 years
Simmons684.2 years
Longley664.9 years
Gray581.0 years
Hill478.8 years
Oconnor478.7 years
Farden487.3 years
Mcmillen483.0 years
Cooper480.0 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Sterling, NY
  • 43.4%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 36.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 11.4%Wood
  • 4.2%Electricity
  • 1.9%Other fuel
  • 1.8%Coal or coke
  • 0.5%Utility gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Sterling, NY
  • 46.5%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 24.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 20.1%Electricity
  • 5.5%Utility gas
  • 2.0%Other fuel
  • 1.2%Wood
  • 0.8%No fuel used


Sterling compared to New York state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
There are 2 pilots and 2 other airmen in this city.
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