Sandy Creek, North Carolina Population 2024

319

Sandy Creek is a city located in Brunswick County North Carolina. Sandy Creek has a 2024 population of 319. Sandy Creek is currently growing at a rate of 5.28% annually and its population has increased by 26.09% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 253 in 2020.

The average household income in Sandy Creek is $79,433 with a poverty rate of 15.84%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Sandy Creek is 43.9 years, 29.3 years for males, and 49.4 years for females.

Sandy Creek Demographics

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

  • White: 79.28%
  • Two or more races: 20.72%
  • Black or African American:
  • Native American:
  • Asian:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
  • Other race:
Land Area (mi²)
1.3 sq mi
Density (mi²)
253.10/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
26.09% (66)
The current population of Sandy Creek, North Carolina is 319 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 253.

Sandy Creek, North Carolina Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White24179.28%
Two or more races6320.72%
Black or African American
Native American
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
Other race
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Sandy Creek Population by Race

Sandy Creek Population Pyramid 2024

Sandy Creek Median Age

43.9

Total

29.3

Male

49.4

Female

Sandy Creek Adults

There are 255 adults, (47 of whom are seniors) in Sandy Creek.

Sandy Creek Age Dependency

46.2

Age Dependency Ratio

22.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

23.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Sandy Creek Sex Ratio

Female13444.08%
Male17055.92%

Sandy Creek Population by Age

Sandy Creek Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All973.1386.613.4
Married463.4684.815.2
Non Family261.081000
Female163.7587.512.5
Male96.3355.644.4
showing: 5 rows

3.59

Average Family Size

3.13

Average Household Size

86.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Sandy Creek Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Sandy Creek Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Sandy Creek Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 91.61%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among hispanic people with a rate of 15.38%.

Sandy Creek Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$30,833

Average Earnings

$44,167

Average Male

$

Average Female

Sandy Creek Earnings by Educational Attainment

Sandy Creek Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Sandy Creek Language

82.49% of Sandy Creek residents speak only English, while 17.51% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 12.79% of the population.

Sandy Creek Language

Sandy Creek Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White2294820.96%
showing: 1 rows

15.84%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.57%

Male Poverty Rate

14.93%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Sandy Creek

The race most likely to be in poverty in Sandy Creek is White, with 20.96% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Sandy Creek is White, with 20.96% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was . Among those working part-time, it was 29.09%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.92%.

Sandy Creek Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade19.23%
Some College16%
High School6.33%
Bachelors or Greater
showing: 4 rows

Sandy Creek Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed85.71%
Female Employed12.66%
Male Employed12.24%
Female Unemployed
showing: 4 rows

Sandy Creek Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Sandy Creek Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Sandy Creek Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

35.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

36.6%

Male Marriage Rate

34.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Sandy Creek Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Sandy Creek 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 55-64.

Sandy Creek Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Sandy Creek Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

21

Number of Veterans

21

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

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Sandy Creek Veterans by War

count

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Sandy Creek Veterans by Age

count

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Sandy Creek Veterans by Race

Sandy Creek Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.57%

Veteran Disability Rate

Sandy Creek Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

71.7%

Labor Force Participation

66.8%

Employment Rate

6.8%

Unemployment Rate

Sandy Creek Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Sandy Creek Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Sandy Creek 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

53.95%

Born in Sandy Creek

84.87%

Native Born

15.13%

Foreign Born

10.2%

Non Citizen

4.93%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

84.87% of Sandy Creek residents were born in the United States, with 53.95% having been born in North Carolina. 10.2% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Sandy Creek Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2029399164.18%
2028383164.36%
2027367164.56%
2026351164.78%
2025335165.02%
2024319165.28%
2023303165.57%
2022287165.9%
2021271187.11%
2020253-51-16.78%
2019304155.19%
2018289124.33%
201727720.73%
201627520.73%
201527320.74%
201427120.74%
201326920.75%
201226741.52%
201126341.54%
2010259
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Sandy Creek Population by Year