Sands Point, NY

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Sands Point Profile


Overview

Sands Point is a very small coastal village (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of New York. With a population of 2,905 people and just one neighborhood, Sands Point is the 493rd largest community in New York.

Sands Point home prices are not only among the most expensive in New York, but Sands Point real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.

Occupations and Workforce

Sands Point is a decidedly white-collar village, with fully 97.50% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Sands Point is a village of professionals, managers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Sands Point who work in management occupations (23.84%), sales jobs (18.07%), and legal occupations (15.75%).

Of important note, Sands Point is also a village of artists. Sands Point has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Sands Point’s character.

Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 10.41% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.

Setting & Lifestyle

In addition, Sands Point is home to many people who could be described as "urban sophisticates". Urban sophisticates are people who are both educated and wealthy, and thus tend to be older, richer, and more established than young professionals. "Urban sophisticates" is not just about being educated and well-off financially: it is a point of view and state of mind, one that you might call 'urbaneness'. But such people can and do regularly live in small towns, suburbs and rural areas, as well as in big cities. They read, support the arts and high-end shops, and love travel.

Because of many things, Sands Point is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Sands Point a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The village’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Sands Point has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Sands Point’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.

Sands Point is also nautical, which means that parts of it are somewhat historic and touch the ocean or tidal bodies of water, such as inlets and bays. Such areas are often places that visitors and locals go for waterfront activities or taking in the scenery.

One downside of living in Sands Point is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Sands Point, the average commute to work is 41.67 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average. On the other hand, local public transit is widely used in the village, so leaving the car at home and taking transit is often a viable alternative.

Despite being a small village, Sands Point has a lot of people using the train to get to and from work every day. Most of these people on the train are using it to get to good jobs in other cities.

Sands Point Demographics

Do you like to read, write and learn? If you move to Sands Point, you'll likely find that many of your neighbors like to as well. Sands Point is one of the more educated communities in America, with a full 82.27% of its adults having a college degree or even advanced degree, compared to a national average across all communities of 21.84%.

The per capita income in Sands Point in 2018 was $154,164, which is wealthy relative to New York and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $616,656 for a family of four.

Sands Point is a somewhat ethnically-diverse village. The people who call Sands Point home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Sands Point residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Sands Point include Russian, Italian, Polish, Eastern European, and Irish.

Foreign born people are also an important part of Sands Point's cultural character, accounting for 15.05% of the village’s population.

The most common language spoken in Sands Point is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Chinese.


Neighborhood Real Estate Data

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Real Estate Data Tutorial

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   National Agriculture Statistics Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Geological Service, American Community Survey.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Home Values, Rents: Reflects Q3 2020. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2018 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   NeighborhoodScout uses over 600 characteristics to build a neighborhood profile… Read more

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

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Demographics Data Tutorial

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Education, 50 state departments of education, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 18,000+ local law enforcement agencies, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Geological Service, National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2018 (latest available). Updated annually. Please note: Unemployment data updated November 2020.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more about Scout's Demographic Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

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Crime Data Tutorial

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   18,000 local law enforcement agencies in the U.S.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2019 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2020 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2020 data?

Methodology:   Our nationwide meta-analysis overcomes the issues inherent in any crime database, including non-reporting and reporting errors. This is possible by associating the 9.4 million reported crimes in the U.S, including over 2 million geocoded point locations…. Read more about Scout's Crime Data

Neighborhood Crime Data

 

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Neighborhood Public School Data

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School Data Tutorial

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2018 – 2019 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2017
  • Educational Environment: 2018 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   Only NeighborhoodScout gives you nationally comparable school ranks based on test scores, so you can directly compare the quality of schools in any location. Read more about Scout's School Data

School Rating Information

 

School Quality

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Better than of U.S. schools.

Neighborhood School Quality Rating

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Schools In This Neighborhood

 
School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to NY* Quality Rating Compared to Nation*
Carrie Palmer Weber Middle School
Port Washington Blvd
Port Washington, NY 11050
06-08
Guggenheim Elementary School
Poplar Pl
Port Washington, NY 11050
KG-05
Paul D Schreiber Senior High School
101 Campus Dr
Port Washington, NY 11050
09-12
South Salem Elementary School
10 Newbury Rd
Port Washington, NY 11050
KG-05
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Neighborhood Educational Environment

Adults In Neighborhood With College Degree Or Higher
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This neighborhood is served by 1 district:

PORT WASHINGTON UNION FREE SCHOOL DISTRICT


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Better than of NY school districts.

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ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 20.2% 53.4%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 17.5% 49.7%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 2.7% 3.6%

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