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Sands Point, New York - Basic Facts

The Village of Sands Point had a population of 2,528 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Sands Point is located at latitude 40.8534 and longitude -73.7035 in Nassau County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Sands Point (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.23 sq. miles and a water area of 1.38 sq. miles. Nassau County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 43 feet.

The Village of Sands Point (GNIS ID: 2391115) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Village of Sands Point is located within Town of North Hempstead, a minor civil division (MCD) of Nassau County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Sands Point population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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Sands Point, NY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 2,528
Daytime Population: Workers 635
Daytime Population: Residents 1,335
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,970
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.78
Population in Households 2,498
Population in Familes 2,306
Population in Group Qrtrs 30
Population Density2 598
Diversity Index3 35


Median Household Income $200,001
Average Household Income $279,534
Per Capita Income $91,653


Total Housing Units 934 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 780 (83.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 35 ( 3.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 119 (12.7%)
Median Home Value $1,000,001
Average Home Value $1,199,487


Total Households 815
Average Household Size 3.07
Family Households 703
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.78% -0.33%
Households -0.93% -0.5%
Families -1.11% -0.52%
Median Household Income   0.0%
Per Capita Income   1.19%

Sands Point, NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Sands Point to the other 1,196 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New York by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 544 55th
Population Density # 882 26th
Diversity Index # 410 66th
Median Household Income # 6 99th
Per Capita Income # 21 98th

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