Sandy Creek, New York

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Sandy Creek, New York

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Sandy Creek strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in New York):

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Public Transportation Use
(vs. Peers)
Top 10% Sandy Creek Public Transportation Use
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. State)
Top 13% Sandy Creek Affordability of Property Taxes

Comparative Profile of Sandy Creek, New York

Comparing Sandy Creek to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in New York (State):

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

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Well-Paid Single Women 8 4
Well-Paid Single Men 7 4
Female Share of the Population 6 6
Age of the Population 5 4
Male Share of the Population 5 5
Children Under 5 Years Old 4 5
Senior Citizens 4 4
Racial Diversity 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 7 6
Portion of People Married 5 5


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Median Family Income 8 4
College Educated Adults 7 3
People in Middle Class or Better 4 2
People Above Poverty 3 1

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Public Transportation Use 10 5
Short Commute Times 4 6
Working at Home 2 2
Walking and Biking to Work 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 8 8
People Living Alone 8 8
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 7 5
Affordability of Rents 4 8
Affordability of Property Taxes 2 9
Housing Recently Built 1 1

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Sandy Creek Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 41 miles N of Syracuse, New York (center to center)
Nearest Large City 150 miles E of Buffalo, New York
County Oswego
Metro Area Syracuse
Standard Zip Codes 13145
Phone Area Codes 315
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 43.644
Longitude -76.086

Sandy Creek Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 24.1 miles
Jan Temp 17 to 31 F
Apr Temp 36 to 53 F
Jul Temp 62 to 80 F
Oct Temp 43 to 59 F
Annual Precip 42.9 inches
Distance 24.9 miles
Jan Temp 8 to 30 F
Apr Temp 32 to 55 F
Jul Temp 57 to 80 F
Oct Temp 37 to 59 F
Annual Precip 34.7 inches
Distance 36.5 miles
Jan Temp 14 to 31 F
Apr Temp 35 to 56 F
Jul Temp 60 to 82 F
Oct Temp 40 to 60 F
Annual Precip 40 inches
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Sandy Creek Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 789 100%
Male 377 47.8%
Female 412 52.2%
Under 18 213 27%
18+ 576 73%
65+ 105 13.3%
Median Age 37.2
Average Family Size 3.04
White 779 98.7%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 4 0.5%
Other 1 0.1%
Mixed Race 5 0.6%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 3 0.4%

Estimated Sandy Creek Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 771
Growth -18
Growth % -2.3%

Sandy Creek 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
English 20.3%
German 14%
French (except Basque) 10.6%
Irish 9.5%
US/American 7.3%
Dutch 6.2%
Scottish 6.1%
French Canadian 4.7%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 4%
Italian 3%
Polish 2.6%
Scotch-Irish 2.3%
Welsh 1.6%
Norwegian 1.2%
Croatian 1.1%
Ukrainian 0.9%
Canadian 0.8%
Greek 0.8%
Czechoslovakian 0.5%
Egyptian 0.5%
European 0.5%
Danish 0.3%
Czech 0.3%
Swedish 0.3%
Lebanese 0.3%
Russian 0.3%
Brazilian 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Sandy Creek 789 $47,188
Adams 1,624 $41,667
Altmar 351 $33,750
Ellisburg 269 $45,313
Lacona 590 $41,111
Mannsville 400 $48,182
Pulaski 2,398 $40,089

Sandy Creek Public Libraries

Annie Porter Ainsworth Memorial Library
Sandy Creek, New York
(315) 387-3732
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Sandy Creek High Schools (2004)

A Title I School.
Serves 354 students.

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