Sandston, Virginia Population 2020

7,056
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Sandston is a city located in Virginia. Sandston has a 2020 population of 7,056. Sandston is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has decreased by -6.80% 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 $56,100 with a poverty rate of 13.86%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $964 per month, and the median house value is $131,500. The median age in Sandston is 36.6 years, 36.1 years for males, and 37 years for females. For every 100 females there are 88.4 males.

Sandston Demographics

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

  • White: 55.85%
  • Black or African American: 38.99%
  • Two or more races: 2.28%
  • Asian: 1.06%
  • Other race: 0.94%
  • Native American: 0.88%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Sandston, Virginia is 7,056, 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 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White3,94155.85%
Black or African American2,75138.99%
Two or More Races1612.28%
Asian751.06%
Some Other Race660.94%
American Indian and Alaska Native620.88%
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Sandston Population Pyramid 2020

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Sandston Median Age

36.6


Total

36.1


Male

37


Female

Sandston Adults

There are 5,170 adults, (1,057 of whom are seniors) in Sandston.

Sandston Age Dependency

71.6

Age Dependency Ratio

25.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

45.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Sandston Sex Ratio

Female

3,746

53.09%

Male

3,310

46.91%

Sandston Households and Families

Sandston Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Sandston Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male67.3%32.7%
Married65.6%34.4%
Non Family57%43%
All54.8%45.2%
Female32.9%67.1%

54.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,0102.3454.8
Non Family1,2851.1557
Married9033.3565.6
Female6693.1832.9
Male1532.7667.3

3.13

Average Family Size

2.34

Average Household Size

8.1%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Sandston Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2816.03%
9th to 12th Grade58412.53%
High School Graduate1,93241.44%
Some College1,07122.97%
Associates Degree3367.21%
Bachelors Degree3477.44%
Graduate Degree1112.38%
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Sandston Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White2,8222,248306
Black1,4621,297140
Hispanic22111912
Other Race662212
Native American5647
Multiple Races5555
Asian4631

The highest rate of high school graduation is among multiple races people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among other race people with a rate of 18.18%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$34,125$41,201$27,023
Less Than High School$23,188$$22,292
High School Grad$29,009$40,388$25,670
Some College$35,726$47,167$27,015
Bachelors Degree$44,293$55,118$39,559
Graduate Degree$51,979$$54,773

$34,125

Average Earnings

$41,201

Average Male

$27,023

Average Female

Sandston Language

Sandston Language by Age

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Sandston Language

95.76% of Sandston residents speak only English, while 4.24% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.22% of the population.

Sandston Poverty

Sandston Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black2,74363723.22%
White3,6993108.38%
Multiple1611710.56%
Asian751317.33%

13.86%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.78%

Male Poverty Rate

14.82%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Sandston

The race most likely to be in poverty in Sandston is Black, with 23.22% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Sandston is White, with 8.38% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.47%. Among those working part-time, it was 25.72%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.32%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School17.23%
High School10.25%
Some College8.60%
Bachelors or Greater1.97%
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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed81.82%
Male Employed6.30%
Female Employed6.01%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Sandston Income

Sandston Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$48,962$56,100
Families$48,910$57,749
Married Families$66,571-
Non Families$46,633$50,512
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Sandston Marital Status

Sandston Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

35.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

36.6%

Male Marriage Rate

34.4%

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 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Sandston Marital Status by Race

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Sandston Veterans

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488

Number of Veterans

475

Male Veterans

13

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam173
First Gulf War134
Second Gulf War102
Korea15
World War II7
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Age Group Veterans
35 to 54133
75+101
65 to 74101
18 to 3484
55 to 6469
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Name Veterans % of Total
White2889.11%
Black1458.16%
Hispanic8033.61%
Other4466.67%
Indian1117.74%

Sandston Veterans by Education

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4.71%

Veteran Poverty Rate

4.71%

Veteran Disability Rate

Sandston Employment Status

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70.2%

Labor Force Participation

67.9%

Employment Rate

3.4%

Unemployment Rate

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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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79.08%

Born in Virginia

98.03%

Native Born

1.97%

Foreign Born

1.26%

Non Citizen

0.71%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.03% of Sandston residents were born in the United States, with 79.08% having been born in Virginia. 1.26% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20207,0560.00%
20197,0560.00%
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%