Sandy Creek, NY Profile: Facts & Data

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Sandy Creek, New York - Basic Facts

The Village of Sandy Creek had a population of 740 as of July 1, 2019. Sandy Creek ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in New York. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Sandy Creek is located at latitude 43.6442 and longitude -76.086 in Oswego County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Sandy Creek encompass a land area of 1.35 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Oswego County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 499 feet.

The Village of Sandy Creek (GNIS ID: 2391116) 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 Sandy Creek is located within Town of Sandy Creek, a minor civil division (MCD) of Oswego County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Sandy Creek: Sandycreek, Washingtonville.

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Sandy Creek, NY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Sandy Creek, NY Housing Affordability Index is 252
State of New York Housing Affordability Index is 85
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Sandy Creek, NY Wealth Index is 53
State of New York Wealth Index is 109
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 740
Population in Households 735
Population in Familes 590
Population in Group Qrtrs 5
Population Density 549
Diversity Index1 13
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $55,245
Average Household Income $64,985
Per Capita Income $26,260
Wealth Index3 53

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 329 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 177 (53.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 121 (36.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 31 ( 9.4%)
Median Home Value $100,746
Housing Affordability Index2 252
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 298
Average Household Size 2.47
Family Households 200
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. 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.
  2. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  3. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population -0.44% -0.71%
Households -0.39% -0.75%
Families -0.88% -0.81%
Median Household Income   2.88%
Per Capita Income   2.82%

Sandy Creek, NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Sandy Creek to the other 1,195 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New York by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 # 906 24th
Population Density # 905 24th
Diversity Index # 934 21st
Median Household Income # 774 35th
Per Capita Income # 874 27th

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