Sandston is a somewhat small town located in the state of Virginia. With a population of 7,941 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Sandston is the 91st largest community in Virginia.
Sandston is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Sandston is a town of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Sandston who work in office and administrative support (19.75%), sales jobs (11.25%), and food service (7.43%).
The citizens of Sandston are slightly less educated than the national average of 21.84% for the average city or town: 13.97% of adults in Sandston have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree
The per capita income in Sandston in 2010 was $21,453, which is lower middle income relative to Virginia, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $85,812 for a family of four. However, Sandston contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Sandston is an extremely ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Sandston home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Sandston residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Sandston also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 10.88% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Sandston include English, Irish, Italian, and Hungarian.
The most common language spoken in Sandston is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Chinese.