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Welcome to Sterling Heights ...
The city of Sterling Heights is located north of Detroit.
The location of Sterling Heights has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
A typical abbreviation for Sterling Heights: Sterling Hts. (in Canada, 'Hgts.' is the more common abbreviation.)
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Sterling Heights has a population of 132,187 people<3> (see below for details).
The community of Sterling Heights is 610 feet [186 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: Sterling Heights lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Sterling Heights lies within the (586) area code.
The ZIP codes for Sterling Heights: 48310-48314<5>
Websites for Sterling Heights ...
Official Website: www.ci.sterling-heights.mi.us/
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Sterling Heights had an population of 132,187 people. This is an increase of 1.92% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 6.2% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Sterling Heights had a population of 129,699 people (which is 15.42% of the total population of Macomb County). This makes Sterling Heights the county's 2nd most populous community.
The population of Sterling Heights represents 1.31% of the total population of Michigan (which has 9,883,640 people), making it the state's 4th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 129,699 people, the population of Sterling Heights increased 4.2% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 124,471 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Sterling Heights.
Communities Also Named Sterling Heights ...
Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 5 communities that are also named Sterling Heights - they are located in Florida, Georgia (2), Indiana and Ohio.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Sterling Heights.
Communities near Sterling Heights ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Sterling Heights.
To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...
We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.
We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Sterling Heights. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Sterling Heights.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Sterling Heights. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Sterling Heights.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Sterling Heights. See our Newspapers Page for Sterling Heights.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Sterling Heights ...
Looking for more information about Sterling Heights? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.
In addition to the Tourism page for Sterling Heights, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Sterling Heights.
Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Sterling Heights: www.ci.sterling-heights.mi.us/
The official website for Macomb County: www.macombcountymi.gov/
The official website for State of Michigan: https://www.michigan.gov/
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This page was last modified/updated: 02 Sep 2023