Sands, Michigan Population 2024

2,367

Sands is a city located in Marquette County Michigan. Sands has a 2024 population of 2,367. Sands is currently growing at a rate of 0.64% annually and its population has increased by 2.65% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,306 in 2020.

The average household income in Sands is $91,358 with a poverty rate of 9.11%. The median age in Sands is 40.6 years: 43.3 years for males, and 38.1 years for females.

Sands Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Sands was:

  • White: 96.14%
  • Two or more races: 2.37%
  • Asian: 0.92%
  • Native American: 0.31%
  • Black or African American: 0.22%
  • Other race: 0.04%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
66.4 sq mi
Density (mi²)
35.60/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
2.65% (61)
The current population of Sands, Michigan is 2,367 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 2,306.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White2,19396.14%
Two or more races542.37%
Asian210.92%
Native American70.31%
Black or African American50.22%
Other race10.04%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Two or more races

Asian

Native American

Black or African American

Other race

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Sands Population by Race

Sands Population Pyramid 2024

Sands Median Age

40.6

Total

43.3

Male

38.1

Female

Sands Adults

There are 1,637 adults, (490 of whom are seniors) in Sands.

Sands Age Dependency

98.9

Age Dependency Ratio

42.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

56.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Sands Sex Ratio

Female1,17251.38%
Male1,10948.62%

Sands Population by Age

Sands Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All8352.71946
Married5273.131000
Non Family2141.0476.623.4
Female804.341000
Male143.291000

3.21

Average Family Size

2.71

Average Household Size

94.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Sands Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade422.75%
Associates Degree18712.24%
Bachelors Degree37724.67%
Graduate Degree16710.93%
High School Graduate43728.6%
Less Than 9th Grade60.39%
Some College31220.42%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Sands Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Sands Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White1,4361,394524
Hispanic39384
2+ Races353510
Asian17122
Native American774
Black554

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 80%.

Sands Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$62,969$70,375$50,417
Graduate Degree$56,250$58,036$55,313
High School Graduate$35,114$38,214$0
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
Overall$46,164$50,069$34,327
Some College$41,837$49,107$31,563

$46,164

Average Earnings

$50,069

Average Male

$34,327

Average Female

Sands Earnings by Educational Attainment

Sands Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Sands Language

97.75% of Sands residents speak only English, while 2.25% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1.25% of the population.

Sands Language

Sands Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White2,1071406.64%
Hispanic736183.56%
Asian21419.05%

9.11%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.82%

Male Poverty Rate

10.31%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Sands

The race most likely to be in poverty in Sands is Hispanic, with 83.56% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Sands is White, with 6.64% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.71%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.14%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 16.83%.

Sands Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School15.33%
Some College10.22%
Less Than 9th Grade8.33%
Bachelors or Greater5.15%

Sands Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed80%
Male Unemployed54.05%
Female Employed13.16%
Male Employed0%

Sands Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Sands Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$84,934$102,585
Households$80,375$91,358
Married Families$96,563$-999,999,999
Non Families$41,667$52,659

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Sands Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

67.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

65.4%

Male Marriage Rate

69.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Sands Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Sands Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Sands Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Sands Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

260

Number of Veterans

228

Male Veterans

32

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam112
Second Gulf War37
First Gulf War28
Korea14
World War II0

Sands Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
65 to 74107
55 to 6452
75+52
35 to 5444
18 to 345

Sands Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White23715.11%
2+ Races1954.29%
Native American457.14%

Sands Veterans by Race

Sands Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

1.54%

Veteran Poverty Rate

42.31%

Veteran Disability Rate

Sands Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

60.4%

Labor Force Participation

57%

Employment Rate

5.6%

Unemployment Rate

Sands Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Sands Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Sands Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

70.8%

Born in Sands

97.5%

Native Born

2.5%

Foreign Born

1.05%

Non Citizen

1.45%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.5% of Sands residents were born in the United States, with 70.8% having been born in Michigan. 1.05% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Sands Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20292,442150.62%
20282,427150.62%
20272,412150.63%
20262,397150.63%
20252,382150.63%
20242,367150.64%
20232,352150.64%
20222,337150.65%
20212,322160.69%
20202,306-6-0.26%
20192,31200%
20182,312-1-0.04%
20172,313-1-0.04%
20162,31400%
20152,314-8-0.34%
20142,32220.09%
20132,32020.09%
20122,318170.74%
20112,301160.7%
20102,28500%

Sands Population by Year