Sandstone, Michigan Population 2024

3,871

Sandstone is a city located in Jackson County Michigan. Sandstone has a 2024 population of 3,871. Sandstone is currently declining at a rate of -0.39% annually and its population has decreased by -1.33% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,923 in 2020.

The average household income in Sandstone is $102,568 with a poverty rate of 3.06%. The median age in Sandstone is 42.7 years: 42.4 years for males, and 43.4 years for females.

Sandstone Demographics

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

  • White: 94.92%
  • Two or more races: 3.35%
  • Black or African American: 1.12%
  • Asian: 0.61%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
  • Other race: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
36.0 sq mi
Density (mi²)
107.50/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-1.33% (-52)
The current population of Sandstone, Michigan is 3,871 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 3,923.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White3,73594.92%
Two or more races1323.35%
Black or African American441.12%
Asian240.61%
Native American00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%
Other race00%

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Sandstone Population by Race

Sandstone Population Pyramid 2024

Sandstone Median Age

42.7

Total

42.4

Male

43.4

Female

Sandstone Adults

There are 3,084 adults, (802 of whom are seniors) in Sandstone.

Sandstone Age Dependency

72.4

Age Dependency Ratio

35.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Sandstone Sex Ratio

Female1,82946.48%
Male2,10653.52%

Sandstone Population by Age

Sandstone Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1,4182.7293.26.8
Married8553.3597.12.9
Non Family3531.0584.415.6
Female1083.0888.911.1
Male1022.8995.14.9

3.2

Average Family Size

2.72

Average Household Size

93.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Sandstone Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade2037.17%
Associates Degree46616.45%
Bachelors Degree29210.31%
Graduate Degree2348.26%
High School Graduate1,11339.3%
Less Than 9th Grade30.11%
Some College52118.4%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Sandstone Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Sandstone Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White2,7072,515486
2+ Races848313
Hispanic59574
Asian242423
Black1100

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 95.83%.

Sandstone Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$78,917$0$78,068
Graduate Degree$0$162,841$63,333
High School Graduate$53,438$54,583$0
Less Than 9th Grade$63,449$56,250$63,449
Overall$60,417$60,083$62,542
Some College$47,941$49,853$36,961

$60,417

Average Earnings

$60,083

Average Male

$62,542

Average Female

Sandstone Earnings by Educational Attainment

Sandstone Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Sandstone Language

99.37% of Sandstone residents speak only English, while 0.63% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 0.47% of the population.

Sandstone Language

Sandstone Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White3,650742.03%
Black443784.09%
Hispanic59610.17%
Multiple13210.76%

3.06%

Overall Poverty Rate

2.26%

Male Poverty Rate

4%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Sandstone

The race most likely to be in poverty in Sandstone is Black, with 84.09% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Sandstone is Multiple, with 0.76% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0%. Among those working part-time, it was 2.77%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 4.74%.

Sandstone Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Bachelors or Greater3.45%
Less Than 9th Grade2.99%
Some College2.8%
High School0.75%

Sandstone Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed12.5%
Female Unemployed9.52%
Female Employed1.99%
Male Employed0%

Sandstone Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Sandstone Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$102,450$116,065
Households$89,800$102,568
Married Families$103,730$-999,999,999
Non Families-$53,567

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Sandstone Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

55.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

56.9%

Male Marriage Rate

54.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Sandstone Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Sandstone Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Sandstone Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Sandstone Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

187

Number of Veterans

170

Male Veterans

17

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam110
Second Gulf War57
First Gulf War31
World War II3
Korea0

Sandstone Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
65 to 7487
55 to 6433
18 to 3426
35 to 5424
75+17

Sandstone Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White1856.28%
2+ Races21.98%

Sandstone Veterans by Race

Sandstone Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

11.96%

Veteran Disability Rate

Sandstone Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

54.7%

Labor Force Participation

53.8%

Employment Rate

1.7%

Unemployment Rate

Sandstone Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Sandstone Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Sandstone 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

85.31%

Born in Sandstone

99.03%

Native Born

0.97%

Foreign Born

0.38%

Non Citizen

0.58%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.03% of Sandstone residents were born in the United States, with 85.31% having been born in Michigan. 0.38% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Sandstone Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20293,796-15-0.39%
20283,811-15-0.39%
20273,826-15-0.39%
20263,841-15-0.39%
20253,856-15-0.39%
20243,871-15-0.39%
20233,886-15-0.38%
20223,901-15-0.38%
20213,916-7-0.18%
20203,923-47-1.18%
20193,970-11-0.28%
20183,98100%
20173,981150.38%
20163,966-12-0.3%
20153,978-2-0.05%
20143,980-1-0.03%
20133,981-2-0.05%
20123,983110.28%
20113,972-12-0.3%
20103,98400%

Sandstone Population by Year