Sand Point, AK Profile: Facts & Data


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Sand Point, Alaska - Basic Facts

The City of Sand Point had a population of 985 as of July 1, 2018. Sand Point ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Alaska. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Sand Point is located at latitude 55.3134 and longitude -160.4836 in Aleutians East Borough. The formal boundaries for the City of Sand Point (see map below) encompass a land area of 7.66 sq. miles and a water area of 21.54 sq. miles. Aleutians East Borough is in the Alaska time zone (GMT -9). The elevation is 52 feet.

The City of Sand Point (GNIS ID: 2419462) 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 City of Sand Point is located within the Aleutians East Census Subarea of Aleutians East Borough. Census subareas are statistical subdivisions of the county equivalents used in Alaska (boroughs, city and boroughs, municipalities, and census areas) and are the statistical equivalent of Micro Civil Divisions (MCDs) used in other states.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Sand Point: Sandpoint.

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Sand Point, AK Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 985
Population in Households 636
Population in Familes 498
Population in Group Qrtrs 349
Population Density2 129
Diversity Index3 73


Median Household Income $57,801
Average Household Income $90,764
Per Capita Income $35,464


Total Housing Units 297 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 139 (46.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 111 (37.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 47 (15.8%)
Median Home Value $138,235
Average Home Value $196,607


Total Households 250
Average Household Size 2.54
Family Households 168
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. 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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.11% 0.12%
Households 0.2% 0.16%
Families 0.0% 0.0%
Median Household Income   1.23%
Per Capita Income   2.09%

Sand Point, AK - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Sand Point to the other 354 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Alaska by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 70 80th
Population Density # 59 84th
Diversity Index # 10 97th
Median Household Income # 122 66th
Per Capita Income # 65 82nd

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