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The Sandston Census Designated Place had a population of 7,845 as of July 1, 2020.
The primary coordinate point for Sandston is located at latitude 37.5235 and longitude -77.3158 in Henrico County. The formal boundaries for the Sandston Census Designated Place encompass a land area of 9.86 sq. miles and a water area of 0.07 sq. miles. Henrico County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 164 feet.
The Sandston Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2629707) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Sandston: Fairfield.
|Total Population||7,845 (100%)|
|Population in Households||7,842 (100.0%)|
|Population in Families||6,018 (76.7%)|
|Population in Group Quarters1||3 ( 0.0%)|
|Median Household Income||$47,019|
|Average Household Income||$58,318|
|% of Income for Mortgage4||13%|
|Per Capita Income||$24,306|
|Total HU (Housing Units)||3,484 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||1,829 (52.5%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||1,425 (40.9%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||231 ( 6.6%)|
|Median Home Value||$145,506|
|Average Home Value||$180,156|
|Housing Affordability Index3||191|
|Average Household Size||2.41|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||0.31%|
|Per Capita Income||0.87%|
|Owner Occupied HU||0.91%|
The table below compares Sandston to the other 593 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Virginia 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||# 154||74th|
|Population Density||# 285||52nd|
|Median Household Income||# 388||35th|
|Housing Affordability Index||# 398||67th|
|Per Capita Income||# 412||31st|
|Diversity Index||# 163||73rd|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Virginia Census Data Comparison Tool.