Sandston, Virginia Population 2021

7,188
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Sandston is a city located in Henrico County Virginia. Sandston has a 2020 population of 7,188. Sandston is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has decreased by -5.06% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 7,571 in 2010. Sandston reached it's highest population of 7,780 in 2013.

The average household income in Sandston is $56,817 with a poverty rate of 11.89%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,023 per month, and the median house value is $136,400. The median age in Sandston is 39.2 years, 39.6 years for males, and 37.8 years for females.

Sandston Demographics

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

  • White: 52.82%
  • Black or African American: 42.99%
  • Two or more races: 2.03%
  • Native American: 1.04%
  • Asian: 0.96%
  • Other race: 0.15%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Sandston, Virginia is 7,188 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 7,056.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 7,571.

Sandston, Virginia Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White3,79752.82%
Black or African American3,09042.99%
Two or More Races1462.03%
American Indian and Alaska Native751.04%
Asian690.96%
Some Other Race110.15%
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Sandston Population by Race

Sandston Population Pyramid $2021

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Sandston Median Age

39.2


Total

39.6


Male

37.8


Female

Sandston Adults

There are 5,577 adults, (1,142 of whom are seniors) in Sandston.

Sandston Age Dependency

62.1

Age Dependency Ratio

25.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Sandston Sex Ratio

Female

4,100

57.04%

Male

3,088

42.96%

Sandston Population by Age

Sandston Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Sandston Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male82.2%17.8%
Married71.9%28.1%
Non Family57.4%42.6%
All54.9%45.1%
Female27.7%72.3%

54.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Sandston Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,0482.3654.9
Non Family1,3251.1757.4
Married8283.2471.9
Female7663.4127.7
Male1292.7182.2

3.18

Average Family Size

2.36

Average Household Size

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Sandston Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2494.99%
9th to 12th Grade4789.58%
High School Graduate2,27545.62%
Some College98019.65%
Associates Degree4288.58%
Bachelors Degree3677.36%
Graduate Degree2104.21%
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Sandston Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Sandston Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White2,9072,368393
Black1,7631,618184
Hispanic173138
Native American6666
Asian3931
2+ Races3939
Other Race1111

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 13.52%.

Sandston Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,778$37,476$27,258
Less Than 9th Grade$23,750$22,191$40,306
High School Graduate$26,087$28,431$24,938
Some College$36,058$46,299$26,861
Bachelors Degree$42,143$55,727$39,630
Graduate Degree$51,364$$50,568

$31,778

Average Earnings

$37,476

Average Male

$27,258

Average Female

Sandston Earnings by Educational Attainment

Sandston Language by Age

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Sandston Language

96.21% of Sandston residents speak only English, while 3.79% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.88% of the population.

Sandston Language

Sandston Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black3,07557918.83%
White3,5092446.95%
Multiple1461610.96%
Asian691420.29%

11.89%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.01%

Male Poverty Rate

13.32%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Sandston

The race most likely to be in poverty in Sandston is Asian, with 20.29% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Sandston is White, with 6.95% 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 21.58%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 13.73%.

Sandston Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade11.55%
Some College10.44%
High School7.12%
Bachelors or Greater1.91%

Sandston Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed23.23%
Female Employed5.72%
Male Employed4.49%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Sandston Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Sandston Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$50,472$56,817
Families$61,394$64,632
Married Families$72,308-
Non Families$44,803$43,772
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Income by Household Type

Sandston Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

29.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

34.0%

Male Marriage Rate

26.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Sandston Married by Age and Sex

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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

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Sandston Marital Status

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549

Number of Veterans

522

Male Veterans

27

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War186
Vietnam130
Second Gulf War93
Korea23
World War II9

Sandston Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 54198
75+119
65 to 7494
55 to 6474
18 to 3464

Sandston Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White33810.19%
Black1708.12%
Hispanic4119.16%
2+ Races2663.41%
Native American1520.00%

Sandston Veterans by Race

Sandston Veterans by Education

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5.28%

Veteran Poverty Rate

14.21%

Veteran Disability Rate

Sandston Veterans by Education

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69%

Labor Force Participation

63.9%

Employment Rate

7.3%

Unemployment Rate

Sandston Employment by Age

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Sandston Employment by Race

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Sandston Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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77.70%

Born in Sandston

98.72%

Native Born

1.28%

Foreign Born

0.81%

Non Citizen

0.47%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.72% of Sandston residents were born in the United States, with 77.70% having been born in Virginia. 0.81% 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

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20217,1880.00%
20207,1880.00%
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%
20107,5710.00%

Sandston Population by Year