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 (18.48%), sales jobs (6.85%), and food service (5.94%).
The citizens of Sandston have a very low rate of college education: just 9.82% of people over 25 have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree, compared to a national average of 21.84% for all cities.
The per capita income in Sandston in 2018 was $24,717, which is middle income relative to Virginia and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $98,868 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. Important ancestries of people in Sandston include English, German, Irish, Italian, and African.
The most common language spoken in Sandston is English. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and Spanish.