Sandston is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the Sandston Census Designated Place.
It is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Henrico County at latitude 37.5235 and longitude -77.3158. Henrico County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 167 feet.
The formal boundaries for the Sandston Census Designated Place (see map) encompass a land area of 9.86 sq. miles and a water area of 0.07 sq. miles.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Sandston: Fairfield.Photos of the local Sandston, VA area
Also See: Henrico, VA ZIP Codes and ZIP Code Maps
|Population in Households||7,582|
|Population in Familes||5,864|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||2|
|Average Household Size||2.43|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||3,350 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||1,796 (53.6%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||1,323 (39.5%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||231 ( 6.9%)|
|Median Home Value||$174,030|
|Average Home Value||$183,296|
|Median Household Income||$45,098|
|Average Household Income||$53,689|
|Per Capita Income||$22,191|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||2.31%|
|Per Capita Income||2.22%|
The table below compares Sandston to the other 591 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Virginia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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||# 153||74th|
|Population Density1||# 294||50th|
|Diversity Index2||# 158||74th|
|Median Household Income||# 319||46th|
|Per Capita Income||# 343||42nd|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Virginia Census Data Comparison Tool.