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.
Sandy Hook is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Sandy Hook is a city of service providers, professionals, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Sandy Hook who work in teaching (13.48%), office and administrative support (12.77%), and maintenance occupations (11.35%).
The overall crime rate in Sandy Hook is one of the lowest in the US. This makes it one of the safer places to live in the country in terms of crime.
Residents will find that the city is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, Sandy Hook is worth considering.
Being a small city, Sandy Hook does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
The percentage of adults in Sandy Hook with college degrees is slightly lower than the national average of 21.84% for all communities. 16.19% of adults in Sandy Hook have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Sandy Hook in 2010 was $14,345, which is low income relative to Kentucky and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $57,380 for a family of four. Sandy Hook also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 38.75% 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.