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 97.55% 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 (24.83%), sales jobs (15.37%), and legal occupations (13.94%).

A relatively large number of people in Sands Point telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 9.69% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. 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 very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Sands Point really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Sands Point perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.

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. Quite often, nautical areas such as these attract visitors and locals who come to enjoy the scenery and various waterfront activities.

One downside of living in Sands Point, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 41.74 minutes every day commuting to work. However, local public transit is widely used. For those who would prefer to avoid driving entirely and leave their car at home, it may be an option to use the transit instead.

In Sands Point, a lot of people use the train to get to work every day though Sands Point is a relatively small village. Those that ride the train are primarily traveling out of town to good jobs in other cities.

Sands Point Demographics

If knowledge is power, Sands Point is a pretty powerful place. 83.11% of the adults in Sands Point have earned a 4-year college degree, masters degree, MD, law degree, or even PhD. Compare that to the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns.

The per capita income in Sands Point in 2018 was $161,717, which is wealthy relative to New York and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $646,868 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, Irish, and Eastern European.

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


Neighborhood Real Estate Data

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 Q2 2021. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2019 (latest available). Updated annually.

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

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Housing Market Details

 

AGE OF Sands Point, NY HOMES

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

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:   2019 (latest available). Updated annually. Please note: Unemployment data updated August 2021.

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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More diverse than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Neighborhood Crime Data

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

 

total Crime Index

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Neighborhood Violent Crime

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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Neighborhood Property Crime

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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National Median: 28.3
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Neighborhood Public School Data

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:
  • Due to Covid-19, standardized testing did not take place during the 2019-2020 academic school year. Test data: Reflects 2018 – 2019 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2018
  • Educational Environment: 2019 (latest available). Updated annually.
  • All data updated June 2021

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

(100 is best)

Better than of U.S. schools.

Neighborhood School Quality Rating

Rates the quality of all K-12 public schools that your children would be exposed to if you lived in this neighborhood. Info

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
John J Daly Elementary School
36 Rockwood Ave
Port Washington, NY 11050
PK-05
Manorhaven Elementary School
Morewood Oaks
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
Children In The Neighborhood Living In Poverty

This neighborhood is served by 1 district:

PORT WASHINGTON UNION FREE SCHOOL DISTRICT


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District Quality Compared to New York

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Better than of NY school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

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Better than of US school districts.

Schools In This District

School District Enrollment By Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
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Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 20.6% 52.8%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 18.2% 49.5%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 2.4% 3.3%

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