|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Sandy Lake is 643. Sandy Lake, Pennsylvania is the 12,153rd largest city in the US.
The peak population of Sandy Lake was in 2000, when its population was 740. In 2000, Sandy Lake was the 11,571st largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 12,153rd largest city in the US. Sandy Lake is currently 13.1% smaller than it was in 2000.
Sandy Lake has shrunk 13.1% since the year 2000. Sandy Lake, Pennsylvania's growth is below average. 75% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
|12143||South New Castle||644||-20.1%|
|12148||Aroma Park, Illinois||643||-21.5%|
|12149||Canistota, South Dakota||643||-8.5%|
|12152||Ohio City, Ohio||643||-20.9%|
|12153||Sandy Lake, Pennsylvania||643||-13.1%|
The total voting age population of Sandy Lake, Pennsylvania, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 496. The voting age population is 48.8% male and 51.2% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 17.8% of the residents of Sandy Lake are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Sandy Lake are 96.0% White, 1.6% Black, 1.4% Two or more races, 0.6% Asian and 0.3% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander.
In Sandy Lake, 23.6% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 35.7%. On a per-household basis, 14.2% of families are below the poverty line in Sandy Lake.
Among those aged 16 and older, 65.7% of Sandy Lake residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 95.2% of Sandy Lake residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 22.4% have a bachelor's degree and 4.3% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Sandy Lake residents aged 5 and older, 1.3% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 0.3% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.3% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.7% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Sandy Lake is 10.7%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Sandy Lake, 15.2% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Sandy Lake is $42,188.
In Sandy Lake, 69.2% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 30.8% of housing units in Sandy Lake.
Of all the housing units in Sandy Lake, 39.7% of them were build before 1940.
In Sandy Lake, 4.2% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Sandy Lake is $616.
In Sandy Lake, 86.7% of households have an active broadband internet connection.