Sterling Township, Whiteside County, Illinois

Sterling Township is located in Whiteside County, Illinois. As of the 2010 census, its population was 18,035 and it contained 8,003 housing units.[2]

Sterling Township
Township
Scenery north of the Sterling city limits
Scenery north of the Sterling city limits
Location in Whiteside County
Location in Whiteside County
CountryUnited States
StateIllinois
CountyWhiteside
Area
 • Total24.5 sq mi (63 km2)
 • Land23.4 sq mi (61 km2)
 • Water1.1 sq mi (3 km2)  4.49%
Population
 (2010)
 • Estimate 
(2016)[1]
17,446
 • Density770.8/sq mi (297.6/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
FIPS code17-195-72553

GeographyEdit

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 24.5 square miles (63 km2), of which 23.4 square miles (61 km2) (or 95.51%) is land and 1.1 square miles (2.8 km2) (or 4.49%) is water.[2]

DemographicsEdit

Census Pop.
Est. 201617,446[1]
U.S. Decennial Census[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved June 9, 2017.
  2. ^ a b "Population, Housing Units, Area, and Density: 2010 - County -- County Subdivision and Place -- 2010 Census Summary File 1". United States Census. Retrieved 2013-05-28.
  3. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2016.

External linksEdit

Coordinates: 41°48′49″N 89°41′20″W / 41.81361°N 89.68889°W / 41.81361; -89.68889