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Demographics

People

Total Population1,496
Male Share of the Population49.1%
Female Share of the Population50.9%
Senior Citizens35.6%
Employed Population 16+481
Age of the Population59

Families

% of people married61.3%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher10.9%
Median Earnings25+$19,306
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$16,250
Median Earnings With High School Degree$17,000

Wealth

Median Family Income$44,242
% Above Poverty Level82.9%
% Below Poverty Level17.1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time29 minutes
% Working from Home2.7%
% Walking and Biking to Work2.1%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone29.5%
Median Gross Rent$628
Median House Value$92,300

Ancestry

Irish13.5%
Polish12.8%
English12.6%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)10.9%
French Except Basque7.1%
Italian5.4%
Swedish4.1%
Canadian3.5%
Dutch3.3%
Scottish3.3%
Norwegian1.7%
Hungarian1.5%
Croatian0.6%
Finnish0.5%
Belgian0.5%
Austrian0.5%
Welsh0.4%
Danishn0.4%
Greek0.3%
Lithuanian0.3%
Czech0.3%
German0.2%
Swiss0.2%
US/American0.2%
Slovak0.1%
Russian0.1%
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Sand Lake Almanac

CategoryValue
County Kent County
Standard Zip Codes49343
Phone Area Codes616
Time Zone
Approximate Latitude43.29
Approximate Longitude-85.51

Sand Lake Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationGREENVILLE 2 NNE
Distance14.9 miles
Jan Temp13 to 29 F
Apr Temp33 to 58 F
Jul Temp57 to 83 F
Oct Temp38 to 61 F
Annual Precip34.7 inches
StationIONIA 2 SSW
Distance32.3 miles
Jan Temp14 to 28 F
Apr Temp35 to 55 F
Jul Temp60 to 82 F
Oct Temp39 to 59 F
Annual Precip35.8 inches
StationHESPERIA 4 WNW
Distance35.5 miles
Jan Temp12 to 29 F
Apr Temp31 to 55 F
Jul Temp56 to 81 F
Oct Temp36 to 59 F
Annual Precip34 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Cedar Springs3,617$43,971
Pierson226$50,208
Rockford6,044$83,516
Sparta4,280$51,429

Sand Lake Public Schools

Sand Lake Elementary School
15 7th St
ZIP: 49343
(616) 636-5669
Primary
Total Enrollment 484
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