Sand Lake is a tiny village located in the state of Michigan. With a population of 538 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Sand Lake is the 555th largest community in Michigan.
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Sand Lake is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 35.81% of the Sand Lake workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Sand Lake is a village of production and manufacturing workers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Sand Lake who work in sales jobs (10.23%), office and administrative support (7.91%), and maintenance occupations (7.44%).
Also of interest is that Sand Lake has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Residents will find that the village is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, Sand Lake is worth considering.
As is often the case in a small village, Sand Lake doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
The citizens of Sand Lake are slightly less educated than the national average of 21.84% for the average city or town: 16.02% of adults in Sand Lake have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree
The per capita income in Sand Lake in 2018 was $20,911, which is lower middle income relative to Michigan and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $83,644 for a family of four. However, Sand Lake contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Sand Lake home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Sand Lake residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Sand Lake include German, English, Irish, Dutch, and Polish.
The most common language spoken in Sand Lake is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Polish.