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Sandia, Texas - Basic Facts

The Sandia Census Designated Place had a population of 379 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Sandia is located at latitude 28.0212 and longitude -97.8676 in Jim Wells County. The formal boundaries for the Sandia Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.97 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Jim Wells County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 128 feet.

The Sandia Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2409270) 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 Sandia Census Designated Place is located within Orange Grove-Sandia Division of Jim Wells County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Sandia 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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Sandia, TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 379
Daytime Population: Workers 36
Daytime Population: Residents 225
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 261
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.69
Population in Households 379
Population in Familes 333
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 392
Diversity Index3 64


Median Household Income $43,809
Average Household Income $63,171
Per Capita Income $21,680


Total Housing Units 161 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 109 (67.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 24 (14.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 28 (17.4%)
Median Home Value $90,341
Average Home Value $161,215


Total Households 133
Average Household Size 2.85
Family Households 101
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 0.0% 0.47%
Households 0.0% 0.45%
Families 0.7% 0.39%
Median Household Income   2.68%
Per Capita Income   2.53%

Sandia, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Sandia 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 # 1352 23rd
Population Density # 1287 26th
Diversity Index # 501 71st
Median Household Income # 993 43rd
Per Capita Income # 1061 39th

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