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Sandy Hook, Kentucky - Basic Facts

The City of Sandy Hook had a population of 690 as of July 1, 2017. Sandy Hook ranks in the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Kentucky. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Sandy Hook is located at latitude 38.0934 and longitude -83.1226 in Elliott County. The formal boundaries for the City of Sandy Hook (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.98 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Elliott County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 771 feet.

The City of Sandy Hook (GNIS ID: 2405416) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Kentucky is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Sandy Hook is located within Sandy Hook Division of Elliott County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Sandy Hook population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Sandy Hook: Martinsburg.

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Sandy Hook, KY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 690
Daytime Population: Workers 757
Daytime Population: Residents 479
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,236
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.79
Population in Households 678
Population in Familes 506
Population in Group Qrtrs 12
Population Density2 703
Diversity Index3 5


Median Household Income $28,798
Average Household Income $41,360
Per Capita Income $19,259


Total Housing Units 352 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 148 (42.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 168 (47.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 36 (10.2%)
Median Home Value $81,548
Average Home Value $103,356


Total Households 316
Average Household Size 2.15
Family Households 178
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.3% 0.35%
Households 0.4% 0.38%
Families 2.39% 0.33%
Median Household Income   2.13%
Per Capita Income   2.59%

Sandy Hook, KY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Sandy Hook to the other 540 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Kentucky by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 300 44th
Population Density # 322 41st
Diversity Index # 484 10th
Median Household Income # 474 12th
Per Capita Income # 393 27th

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