Sandy Hook is a tiny city located in the state of Kentucky. With a population of 630 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Sandy Hook is the 312th largest community in Kentucky.
Unlike some cities, Sandy Hook isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Sandy Hook are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Sandy Hook is a city of service providers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Sandy Hook who work in office and administrative support (17.48%), teaching (16.08%), and maintenance occupations (10.49%).
Overall, Sandy Hook’s crime rate is one of the lowest in the nation, which makes a great place to live if safety is an important concern.
It is a fairly quiet city because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Sandy Hook has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Sandy Hook has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Sandy Hook than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Sandy Hook may be for you.
Sandy Hook is a small city, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.
In Sandy Hook, just 10.68% of people have at least a bachelor's degree, which is quite a bit lower than the national average for cities and towns of 21.84%.
The per capita income in Sandy Hook in 2010 was $15,252, which is low income relative to Kentucky and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $61,008 for a family of four. Sandy Hook also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 32.42% of its population below the federal poverty line.
The people who call Sandy Hook home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Sandy Hook residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Sandy Hook include English, German, Scots-Irish, and French .
The most common language spoken in Sandy Hook is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and African languages.