Sand Springs, TX Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Sand Springs, Texas - Basic Facts

The Sand Springs Census Designated Place had a population of 881 as of July 1, 2015. Sand Springs ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Texas. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Sand Springs is located at latitude 32.2804 and longitude -101.3472 in Howard County. The formal boundaries for the Sand Springs Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.57 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Howard County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 2,431 feet.

The Sand Springs Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2586984) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

Texas is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Sand Springs Census Designated Place is located within Coahoma Division of Howard County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Sand Springs population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

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Sand Springs, TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 881
Population in Households 881
Population in Familes 761
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 343
Diversity Index2 43


Total Households 355
Average Household Size 2.48
Family Households 261
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 395 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 292 (73.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 62 (15.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 40 (10.1%)
Median Home Value $91,369
Average Home Value $117,918


Median Household Income $56,611
Average Household Income $73,567
Per Capita Income $29,686
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.03% 1.46%
Households 1.05% 1.42%
Families 1.61% 1.42%
Median Household Income   4.2%
Per Capita Income   2.61%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Sand Springs, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Sand Springs to the other 1,752 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Texas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 1047 40th
Population Density1 # 1337 24th
Diversity Index2 # 1025 42nd
Median Household Income # 472 73rd
Per Capita Income # 321 82nd

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Texas Census Data Comparison Tool.