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.
Unlike some villages where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Sand Lake is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Sand Lake is a village of sales and office workers, service providers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Sand Lake who work in sales jobs (15.79%), management occupations (14.74%), and office and administrative support (9.47%).
As is often the case in a small village, Sand Lake doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
The percentage of people in Sand Lake with college degrees is quite a bit lower than the national average for cities and towns of 21.84%: just 12.65% of people over 25 have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Sand Lake in 2010 was $15,388, which is low income relative to Michigan and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $61,552 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. Important ancestries of people in Sand Lake include English, Dutch, Irish, and Polish.
The most common language spoken in Sand Lake is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and German.