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Sandy Hook, Kentucky - Basic Facts

Sandy Hook is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the City of Sandy Hook.

It is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Elliott County at latitude 38.0865 and longitude -83.1263. Elliott County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 771 feet.

The formal boundaries for the City of Sandy Hook (see map) encompass a land area of 0.98 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Sandy Hook: Martinsburg.

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Sandy Hook, KY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 706
Population in Households 693
Population in Familes 519
Population in Group Qrtrs 13
Population Density1 719
Diversity Index2 4


Total Households 325
Average Household Size 2.13
Family Households 184
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 359 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 151 (42.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 174 (48.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 34 ( 9.5%)
Median Home Value $85,593
Average Home Value $101,500


Median Household Income $25,676
Average Household Income $36,164
Per Capita Income $16,816
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 1.06% 0.17%
Households 1.35% 0.24%
Families 4.92% 0.11%
Median Household Income   2.16%
Per Capita Income   2.45%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Sandy Hook, KY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Sandy Hook to the other 524 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Kentucky by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 295 44th
Population Density1 # 321 39th
Diversity Index2 # 488 7th
Median Household Income # 485 8th
Per Capita Income # 409 22nd

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Kentucky Census Data Comparison Tool.