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The Borough of Sandy Lake had a population of 585 as of July 1, 2020. Sandy Lake ranks in the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Pennsylvania. See peer rankings below.
The primary coordinate point for Sandy Lake is located at latitude 41.3487 and longitude -80.0823 in Mercer County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of Sandy Lake encompass a land area of 0.83 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Mercer County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,158 feet.
The Borough of Sandy Lake (GNIS ID: 1215446) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.
|Total Population||585 (100%)|
|Population in Households||585 (100.0%)|
|Population in Families||472 (80.7%)|
|Population in Group Quarters1||0|
|Median Household Income||$50,536|
|Average Household Income||$64,175|
|% of Income for Mortgage4||11%|
|Per Capita Income||$27,096|
|Total HU (Housing Units)||280 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||149 (53.2%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||98 (35.0%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||33 (11.8%)|
|Median Home Value||$132,778|
|Average Home Value||$148,993|
|Housing Affordability Index3||205|
|Average Household Size||2.37|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||1.87%|
|Per Capita Income||2.62%|
|Owner Occupied HU||-0.13%|
The table below compares Sandy Lake to the other 1,761 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Pennsylvania by rank and percentile using July 1, 2020 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.
|Total Population||# 1238||30th|
|Population Density||# 1236||30th|
|Median Household Income||# 1174||33rd|
|Housing Affordability Index||# 916||52nd|
|Per Capita Income||# 1083||39th|
|Diversity Index||# 1309||25th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Pennsylvania Census Data Comparison Tool.