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Sands Point, New York - Basic Facts

The Village of Sands Point had a population of 2,751 as of July 1, 2016.

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, 2016.

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Sands Point, NY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 2,751
Population in Households 2,721
Population in Familes 2,516
Population in Group Qrtrs 30
Population Density1 650
Diversity Index2 34


Total Households 891
Average Household Size 3.05
Family Households 773
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 942 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 852 (90.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 39 ( 4.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 51 ( 5.4%)
Median Home Value $1,000,001
Average Home Value $1,191,940


Median Household Income $200,001
Average Household Income $273,332
Per Capita Income $89,974
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.45% 0.48%
Households 0.35% 0.38%
Families 0.23% 0.36%
Median Household Income   0.0%
Per Capita Income   0.99%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood 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.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

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, 2016 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 # 510 57th
Population Density1 # 860 28th
Diversity Index2 # 408 66th
Median Household Income # 10 99th
Per Capita Income # 14 99th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE New York Census Data Comparison Tool.