Sandpoint is a somewhat small city located in the state of Idaho. With a population of 7,835 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Sandpoint is the 26th largest community in Idaho.
Sandpoint real estate is some of the most expensive in Idaho, although Sandpoint house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Sandpoint is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Sandpoint is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Sandpoint who work in sales jobs (13.95%), office and administrative support (12.32%), and food service (9.17%).
Compared to the rest of the country, citizens of Sandpoint spend much less time in their cars: on average, their commute to work is only 15.67 minutes. This also means that noise and pollution levels in the city are less than they would otherwise be.
The population of Sandpoint overall has a level of education that is slightly above the US average for all US cities and towns of 21.84%. Of adults 25 and older in Sandpoint, 21.18% have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Sandpoint in 2010 was $22,815, which is upper middle income relative to Idaho, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $91,260 for a family of four. However, Sandpoint contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Sandpoint home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Sandpoint residents report their race to be White, followed by Native American. Important ancestries of people in Sandpoint include English, Irish, Swedish, and European.
The most common language spoken in Sandpoint is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and German.