Sand Springs, TX Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Sand Springs, Texas - Basic Facts

The Sand Springs Census Designated Place is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Howard County at latitude 32.2804 and longitude -101.3472. Howard County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 2,431 feet.

The formal official name is the Sand Springs Census Designated Place, but most people and references simply refer to it as Sand Springs, Texas.

The U5 Census Class Code for Sand Springs indicates a populated place that is also a census designated place with the same name.. The Census Designated Place has a Functional Status Code "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

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.

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Sand Springs, TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 863
Population in Households 863
Population in Familes 746
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 336
Diversity Index2 41


Total Households 348
Average Household Size 2.48
Family Households 257
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 390 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 289 (74.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 60 (15.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 42 (10.8%)
Median Home Value $99,383
Average Home Value $122,917


Median Household Income $53,368
Average Household Income $66,651
Per Capita Income $26,915
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.78% 1.35%
Households 0.83% 1.45%
Families 1.62% 1.36%
Median Household Income   2.99%
Per Capita Income   2.69%
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, 2014 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 # 1046 40th
Population Density1 # 1344 23rd
Diversity Index2 # 1055 40th
Median Household Income # 511 71st
Per Capita Income # 399 77th

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