Sandstone, Minnesota Population 2021

2,595
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Sandstone is a city located in Pine County Minnesota. With a 2020 population of 2,595, it is the 229th largest city in Minnesota and the 6714th largest city in the United States . Sandstone is currently declining at a rate of -0.84% annually and its population has decreased by -8.92% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,849 in 2010. Sandstone reached it's highest population of 2,838 in 2010. Spanning over 5 miles, Sandstone has a population density of 494 people per square mile.

The average household income in Sandstone is $47,028 with a poverty rate of 16.68%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $824 per month, and the median house value is $77,500. The median age in Sandstone is 39.5 years, 39 years for males, and 42.6 years for females.

Sandstone Demographics

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

  • White: 77.12%
  • Black or African American: 12.66%
  • Two or more races: 3.37%
  • Native American: 3.22%
  • Other race: 1.99%
  • Asian: 1.65%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Sandstone, Minnesota is 2,595 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 2,661.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 2,849.

Sandstone, Minnesota Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White2,05977.12%
Black or African American33812.66%
Two or More Races903.37%
American Indian and Alaska Native863.22%
Some Other Race531.99%
Asian441.65%
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Sandstone Population by Race

Sandstone Population Pyramid $2021

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Sandstone Median Age

39.5


Total

39


Male

42.6


Female

Sandstone Adults

There are 2,313 adults, (316 of whom are seniors) in Sandstone.

Sandstone Age Dependency

33.7

Age Dependency Ratio

15.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

17.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Sandstone Sex Ratio

Female

783

29.33%

Male

1,887

70.67%

Sandstone Population by Age

Sandstone Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Sandstone Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married77.2%22.8%
All55.2%44.8%
Non Family50.4%49.6%
Male47.1%52.9%
Female33%67%

55.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Sandstone Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5312.855.2
Non Family2341.2450.4
Married1583.5577.2
Female884.5233
Male514.7147.1

3.6

Average Family Size

2.8

Average Household Size

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Sandstone Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade492.36%
9th to 12th Grade1034.95%
High School Graduate1,07351.61%
Some College53225.59%
Associates Degree1577.55%
Bachelors Degree1336.40%
Graduate Degree321.54%
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Sandstone Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Sandstone Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White1,3971,260130
Black33433414
Hispanic1491345
Native American78782
2+ Races787814
Other Race38385
Asian2929

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 17.95%.

Sandstone Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$13,895$9,853$30,192
Less Than 9th Grade$21,389$$
High School Graduate$11,908$10,104$24,063
Some College$10,400$$21,667
Bachelors Degree$48,393$75,833$37,083
Graduate Degree$31,875$$31,875

$13,895

Average Earnings

$9,853

Average Male

$30,192

Average Female

Sandstone Earnings by Educational Attainment

Sandstone Language by Age

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Sandstone Language

82.93% of Sandstone residents speak only English, while 17.07% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 11.06% of the population.

Sandstone Language

Sandstone Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White1,31023718.09%
Multiple16743.75%

16.68%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.37%

Male Poverty Rate

16.98%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Sandstone

The race most likely to be in poverty in Sandstone is Multiple, with 43.75% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Sandstone is White, with 18.09% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.59%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.19%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.92%.

Sandstone Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade25.81%
Some College14.47%
High School11.27%
Bachelors or Greater4.10%

Sandstone Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed33.33%
Female Employed8.78%
Male Employed4.78%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Sandstone Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Sandstone Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$39,750$47,028
Families$37,321$52,554
Married Families$53,333-
Non Families$26,429$31,474
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Income by Household Type

Sandstone Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

23.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

20.0%

Male Marriage Rate

33.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Sandstone Married by Age and Sex

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Sandstone 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.

Sandstone Marital Status by Race

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Sandstone Marital Status

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177

Number of Veterans

167

Male Veterans

10

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War49
Second Gulf War40
Vietnam30
Korea8
World War II6

Sandstone Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 5467
55 to 6442
75+39
18 to 3421
65 to 748

Sandstone Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1287.44%
2+ Races3034.48%
Asian1431.82%
Hispanic52.51%
Other Race510.20%

Sandstone Veterans by Race

Sandstone Veterans by Education

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7.23%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.12%

Veteran Disability Rate

Sandstone Veterans by Education

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28%

Labor Force Participation

26%

Employment Rate

7%

Unemployment Rate

Sandstone Employment by Age

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Sandstone Employment by Race

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Sandstone 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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53.18%

Born in Sandstone

96.97%

Native Born

3.03%

Foreign Born

1.27%

Non Citizen

1.76%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.97% of Sandstone residents were born in the United States, with 53.18% having been born in Minnesota. 1.27% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Sandstone Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20212,595-22-0.84%
20202,617-22-0.83%
20192,639-22-0.83%
20182,661361.37%
20172,625-13-0.49%
20162,638-116-4.21%
20152,754270.99%
20142,727-22-0.80%
20132,749-9-0.33%
20122,758-66-2.34%
20112,824-14-0.49%
20102,8380.00%

Sandstone Population by Year