Sandston, Virginia Population 2024

7,290

Sandston is a city located in Charles City County, Henrico County, and Richmond city Virginia. Sandston has a 2024 population of 7,290. Sandston is currently growing at a rate of 0.96% annually and its population has increased by 6.69% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 6,833 in 2020.

The average household income in Sandston is $70,898 with a poverty rate of 11.48%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Sandston is 37.9 years, 37.7 years for males, and 38.1 years for females.

Sandston Demographics

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

  • White: 48.53%
  • Black or African American: 39.14%
  • Two or more races: 9.3%
  • Asian: 2.95%
  • Native American: 0.08%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
  • Other race: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
9.9 sq mi
Density (mi²)
739.0/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
6.69% (457)
The current population of Sandston, Virginia is 7,290 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 6,833.

Sandston, Virginia Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White3,47148.53%
Black or African American2,79939.14%
Two or more races6659.3%
Asian2112.95%
Native American60.08%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%
Other race00%

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Sandston Population by Race

Sandston Population Pyramid 2024

Sandston Median Age

37.9

Total

37.7

Male

38.1

Female

Sandston Adults

There are 5,776 adults, (918 of whom are seniors) in Sandston.

Sandston Age Dependency

47.2

Age Dependency Ratio

18.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

28.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Sandston Sex Ratio

Female3,79052.99%
Male3,36247.01%

Sandston Population by Age

Sandston Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All3,0032.3847.652.4
Non Family1,2571.224753
Married1,0013.264.935.1
Female6713.3119.180.9
Male742.5982.417.6

3.16

Average Family Size

2.38

Average Household Size

47.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Sandston Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2725.44%
9th to 12th Grade51510.3%
High School Graduate2,24144.81%
Some College86217.24%
Associates Degree4779.54%
Bachelors Degree4969.92%
Graduate Degree1382.76%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Sandston Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Sandston Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White2,5732,203316
Black1,8151,658227
2+ Races44422510
Hispanic2839610
Asian15811781
Native American660

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 51.27%.

Sandston Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$43,970$52,125$41,794
Less Than 9th Grade$24,703$24,280$0
High School Graduate$46,149$54,025$45,472
Some College$41,404$55,096$33,472
Bachelors Degree$59,894$75,603$49,079
Graduate Degree$62,014$103,839$60,972

$43,970

Average Earnings

$52,125

Average Male

$41,794

Average Female

Sandston Earnings by Educational Attainment

Sandston Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Sandston Language

90.93% of Sandston residents speak only English, while 9.07% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 6.51% of the population.

Sandston Language

Sandston Poverty by Race

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Black2,79946416.58%
White3,4373199.28%
Multiple665385.71%

11.48%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.84%

Male Poverty Rate

15.59%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Sandston

The race most likely to be in poverty in Sandston is Black, with 16.58% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Sandston is Multiple, with 5.71% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.65%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.63%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.73%.

Sandston Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade11.18%
Some College10.46%
High School7.01%
Bachelors or Greater0%

Sandston Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed51.05%
Male Unemployed13.53%
Female Employed10.17%
Male Employed0.6%

Sandston Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Sandston Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$61,384$70,898
Families$72,527$81,251
Married Families$92,648$-999,999,999
Non Families$42,332$52,802

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Sandston Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

36.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

40.6%

Male Marriage Rate

32.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Sandston Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Sandston Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Sandston Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Sandston Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

369

Number of Veterans

329

Male Veterans

40

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
First Gulf War114
Second Gulf War80
Vietnam44
Korea11
World War II0

Sandston Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
35 to 54134
55 to 6479
65 to 7471
18 to 3450
75+35

Sandston Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White2317.73%
Black924.33%
2+ Races469.22%
Hispanic226.92%

Sandston Veterans by Race

Sandston Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

7.86%

Veteran Poverty Rate

25.75%

Veteran Disability Rate

Sandston Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

74.5%

Labor Force Participation

69.8%

Employment Rate

6.3%

Unemployment Rate

Sandston Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Sandston Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Sandston 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

74.57%

Born in Sandston

94.34%

Native Born

5.66%

Foreign Born

4.05%

Non Citizen

1.61%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

94.34% of Sandston residents were born in the United States, with 74.57% having been born in Virginia. 4.05% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Sandston Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20247,290690.96%
20237,221690.96%
20227,152690.97%
20217,0832503.66%
20206,833-355-4.94%
20197,1881321.87%
20187,0561482.14%
20176,908250.36%
20166,883-434-5.93%
20157,317-314-4.11%
20147,631-149-1.92%
20137,7802252.98%
20127,555-58-0.76%
20117,613420.55%
20107,57100%

Sandston Population by Year