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People

Total Population 590
Male Share of the Population 45.4%
Female Share of the Population 54.6%
Senior Citizens 22.4%
Employed Population 16+ 283
Age of the Population 47

Families

% of people married 67.2%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 16.4%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $52,321
% Above Poverty Level 94.1%
% Below Poverty Level 5.9%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 24 minutes
% Working from Home 2.1%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 18%
Median Gross Rent $738
Median House Value $117,900

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 26.4%
US/American 0%
English 3.9%
Irish 14.7%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Sand Rock Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 57 miles SE of Huntsville, Alabama (center to center)
Nearest Large City 86 miles NW of Atlanta, Georgia
County Cherokee
Standard Zip Codes 35983
Phone Area Codes 256
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 34.242
Longitude -85.768

Sand Rock Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station CENTRE 4 SW
Distance 9 miles
Jan Temp 30 to 51 F
Apr Temp 46 to 73 F
Jul Temp 67 to 91 F
Oct Temp 47 to 76 F
Annual Precip 59 inches
Station SAND MT SUBSTATION
Distance 11.7 miles
Jan Temp 29 to 48 F
Apr Temp 46 to 70 F
Jul Temp 67 to 88 F
Oct Temp 47 to 72 F
Annual Precip 55 inches
Station GADSDEN
Distance 19.9 miles
Jan Temp 30 to 51 F
Apr Temp 47 to 73 F
Jul Temp 69 to 91 F
Oct Temp 49 to 74 F
Annual Precip 56.1 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Sand Rock, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Sandrock (35983)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Cedar Bluff 2,017 $38,321
Centre 3,570 $39,806
Collinsville 2,104 $30,208
Crossville 2,312 $41,346
Gaylesville 187 $43,750
Leesburg 1,055 $52,574

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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Sand Rock High Schools

SAND ROCK HIGH SCHOOL
1950 SAND ROCK AVE
256-523-3564
Title I eligible, not participating.
Serves 962 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 17.2

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