Sand Lake is a tiny village located in the state of Michigan. With a population of 521 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Sand Lake is the 555th largest community in Michigan. Sand Lake has an unusually large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic villages.
Sand Lake is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Sand Lake is a village of service providers, sales and office workers, and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Sand Lake who work in sales jobs (13.11%), personal care services (11.65%), and management occupations (11.17%).
Residents will find that the village 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, Sand Lake is worth considering.
One downside of living in Sand Lake, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 32.99 minutes every day commuting to work.
As is often the case in a small village, Sand Lake doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
In Sand Lake, just 10.75% 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 Sand Lake in 2010 was $17,100, which is low income relative to Michigan and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $68,400 for a family of four. However, Sand Lake contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Sand Lake home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Sand Lake residents report their race to be White, followed by Native American. Important ancestries of people in Sand Lake include Irish, English, Dutch, and Polish.
The most common language spoken in Sand Lake is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and German.