Sand Point, Alaska

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Sand Point, Alaska

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High Points

Sand Point strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Alaska):

Category Trophy
Short Commute Times
(vs. Peers)
Top 1% trophy Sand Point Short Commute Times
Well-Paid Single Men
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Top 1% trophy Sand Point Well-Paid Single Men
Racial Diversity
(vs. Peers)
Top 4% trophy Sand Point Racial Diversity
Public Transportation Use
(vs. Peers)
Top 13% Sand Point Public Transportation Use
Median Family Income
(vs. Peers)
Top 13% Sand Point Median Family Income

Comparative Profile of Sand Point, Alaska

Comparing Sand Point to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Alaska (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Well-Paid Single Men 10 10
Male Share of the Population 10 10
Racial Diversity 10 10
Well-Paid Single Women 6 6
Age of the Population 4 9
Children Under 5 Years Old 3 1
Female Share of the Population 1 1
Senior Citizens 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 8 4
Portion of People Married 3 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Median Family Income 9 8
People in Middle Class or Better 5 5
People Above Poverty 3 4
College Educated Adults 2 2

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Short Commute Times 10 8
Public Transportation Use 9 8
Working at Home 1 2
Walking and Biking to Work 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 10 8
Housing Recently Built 10 5
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 5 1
Affordability of Property Taxes 5 6
People Living Alone 5 7
Affordability of Rents 1 3

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Sand Point Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 558 miles SW of Anchorage, Alaska
County Aleutians East
P.O. Box Zip Codes 99661
Phone Area Codes 907
Time Zone Alaska (-9 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 55.339
Longitude -160.497

Sand Point Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 88 miles
Jan Temp 24 to 33 F
Apr Temp 29 to 38 F
Jul Temp 46 to 55 F
Oct Temp 35 to 45 F
Annual Precip 40.2 inches
Distance 132.9 miles
Jan Temp 17 to 28 F
Apr Temp 28 to 39 F
Jul Temp 47 to 58 F
Oct Temp 33 to 43 F
Annual Precip 18.2 inches
Distance 272.8 miles
Jan Temp 8 to 23 F
Apr Temp 25 to 41 F
Jul Temp 48 to 64 F
Oct Temp 26 to 41 F
Annual Precip 19.4 inches
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Sand Point Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 952 100%
Male 593 62.3%
Female 359 37.7%
Under 18 194 20.4%
18+ 758 79.6%
65+ 31 3.3%
Median Age 36.5
Average Family Size 3.17
White 264 27.7%
African-American 14 1.5%
Asian 221 23.2%
American Indian & Alaskan 403 42.3%
Other 21 2.2%
Mixed Race 26 2.7%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 129 13.6%

Estimated Sand Point Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 951
Growth -1
Growth % -0.1%

Sand Point Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 80.8%
Norwegian 4.3%
Irish 3.9%
English 2.6%
German 1.5%
Russian 1.2%
Scottish 1%
Scotch-Irish 1%
Danish 0.9%
Swedish 0.7%
French Canadian 0.6%
Polish 0.5%
Italian 0.2%
Canadian 0.2%
Hungarian 0.2%
Basque 0.2%
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Sand Point, Alaska
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Sand Point High Schools (2004)

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Serves 135 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 9.9

PO BOX 429
Serves 1 students.

Sand Point Colleges

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