Sand Lake, Michigan

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Sand Lake Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 24 miles N of Grand Rapids, Michigan (center to center)
Nearest Large City 121 miles E of Milwaukee, Wisconsin
County Kent
Metro Area Grand Rapids - Muskegon - Holland
Standard Zip Codes 49343
Phone Area Codes 616
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 43.291
Longitude -85.517

Sand Lake Climate

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  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 14.9 miles
Jan Temp 13 to 29 F
Apr Temp 33 to 58 F
Jul Temp 57 to 83 F
Oct Temp 38 to 61 F
Annual Precip 34.7 inches
Station IONIA 2 SSW
Distance 32.3 miles
Jan Temp 14 to 28 F
Apr Temp 35 to 55 F
Jul Temp 60 to 82 F
Oct Temp 39 to 59 F
Annual Precip 35.8 inches
Distance 35.5 miles
Jan Temp 12 to 29 F
Apr Temp 31 to 55 F
Jul Temp 56 to 81 F
Oct Temp 36 to 59 F
Annual Precip 34 inches
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Sand Lake Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 492 100%
Male 227 46.1%
Female 265 53.9%
Under 18 158 32.1%
18+ 334 67.9%
65+ 78 15.9%
Median Age 32.8
Average Family Size 3.43
White 474 96.3%
African-American 1 0.2%
Asian 4 0.8%
American Indian & Alaskan 6 1.2%
Other 5 1%
Mixed Race 2 0.4%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 5 1%

Estimated Sand Lake Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 512
Growth 20
Growth % 4.1%

Sand Lake 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
German 31.3%
US/American 11.5%
Dutch 9.1%
Irish 8.4%
Polish 7.6%
English 6%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 6%
French (except Basque) 3.9%
Scottish 3.1%
Swedish 2.6%
French Canadian 2.1%
Scotch-Irish 1.8%
Italian 1.3%
Finnish 1%
African 1%
Greek 1%
British 0.8%
Danish 0.5%
Welsh 0.5%
Norwegian 0.3%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Sand Lake 492 $46,250
Cedar Springs 3,112 $42,250
Howard City 1,585 $41,250
Kent City 1,061 $42,375
Pierson 185 $39,000
Rockford 4,626 $55,954
Sparta 4,159 $45,822
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