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People

Total Population 548
Male Share of the Population 42.9%
Female Share of the Population 57.1%
Senior Citizens 26.6%
Employed Population 16+ 138
Age of the Population 50

Families

% of people married 33.5%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 16.2%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $27,813
% Above Poverty Level 61.2%
% Below Poverty Level 38.8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 22 minutes
% Working from Home 5.1%
% Walking and Biking to Work 2.2%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 43.8%
Median Gross Rent $339
Median House Value $128,300

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 10.9%
US/American 0%
English 7.7%
Irish 8.6%

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

Sandy Hook Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 43 miles SW of Huntington, West Virginia (center to center)
Nearest Large City 73 miles E of Lexington, Kentucky
County Elliott
Standard Zip Codes 41171
Phone Area Codes 606
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 38.086
Longitude -83.126

Sandy Hook 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 WEST LIBERTY
Distance 14 miles
Jan Temp 19 to 43 F
Apr Temp 37 to 68 F
Jul Temp 61 to 87 F
Oct Temp 38 to 70 F
Annual Precip 44.8 inches
Station FARMERS 2 S
Distance 23.2 miles
Jan Temp 22 to 41 F
Apr Temp 40 to 67 F
Jul Temp 63 to 88 F
Oct Temp 42 to 69 F
Annual Precip 47.3 inches
Station SOUTH POINT
Distance 36.6 miles
Jan Temp 21 to 40 F
Apr Temp 39 to 65 F
Jul Temp 64 to 86 F
Oct Temp 42 to 67 F
Annual Precip 44.2 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Bruin (41171)

Burke (41171)

Culver (41171)

Little Sandy (41171)

Lytten (41171)

Newfoundland (41171)

Stephens (41171)

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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Blaine 69 $0
Grayson 4,097 $47,289
Morehead 6,938 $57,750
Olive Hill 1,863 $41,125
Salyersville 1,754 $31,544
West Liberty 3,298 $47,198

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

Sandy Hook Public Libraries

Library
Rhett Brown Memorial County Public Library
MAIN STREET
Sandy Hook, Kentucky
(606) 738-5796

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Sandy Hook High Schools

ELLIOTT COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL
MAIN ST
606-738-8052
Serves 531 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 12.9

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