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The Sand Springs Census Designated Place had a population of 1,088 as of July 1, 2017.

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, 2017.

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Sand Springs, TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,088
Daytime Population: Workers 155
Daytime Population: Residents 650
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 805
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.74
Population in Households 1,088
Population in Familes 940
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 423
Diversity Index3 46


Median Household Income $59,085
Average Household Income $74,767
Per Capita Income $30,042


Total Housing Units 443 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 359 (81.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 79 (17.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 5 ( 1.1%)
Median Home Value $103,947
Average Home Value $135,167


Total Households 438
Average Household Size 2.48
Family Households 322
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 3.72% 2.28%
Households 3.72% 2.23%
Families 4.14% 2.14%
Median Household Income   2.22%
Per Capita Income   2.51%

Sand Springs, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Sand Springs to the other 1,749 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Texas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 964 45th
Population Density # 1255 28th
Diversity Index # 969 45th
Median Household Income # 421 76th
Per Capita Income # 410 77th

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