Sandy Lake, Pennsylvania

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Population in 2017: 638 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -14.1%
 
Males: 307  (48.1%)
Females: 331  (51.9%)
Median resident age:

43.5 years
Pennsylvania median age:

40.6 years

Zip codes: 16145.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $38,554 (it was $34,231 in 2000)
Sandy Lake:

$38,554
PA:

$56,907

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $24,370 (it was $15,460 in 2000)

Sandy Lake borough income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $124,365 (it was $73,300 in 2000)
Sandy Lake:

$124,365
PA:

$174,100

Mean prices in 2016: all housing units: $140,243; detached houses: $141,525; townhouses or other attached units: $246,621; in 2-unit structures: $203,525; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $209,331; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $276,458; mobile homes: $89,827

Median gross rent in 2016: $588.

March 2019 cost of living index in Sandy Lake: 92.7 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 17.6%
(17.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 10.0% for Black residents, 50.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents)
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  • Races in Sandy Lake, PA (2010)
    • 64397.6%White alone
    • 71.1%Two or more races
    • 40.6%Black alone
    • 20.3%Asian alone
    • 20.3%Hispanic
    • 10.2%American Indian alone

Races in Sandy Lake detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Pennsylvania and other state lists, there were 5 registered sex offenders living in Sandy Lake, Pennsylvania as of October 18, 2019.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Sandy Lake is 130 to 1.


Crime rates in Sandy Lake by year

Type

2006

2007

2009

2010

2012

2013

2014

2017

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(146.0)
1
(152.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(145.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(153.6)
4
(614.4)
0
(0.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(291.5)
1
(146.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(153.6)
1
(155.8)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
8
(1,130)
2
(291.5)
2
(292.0)
8
(1,220)
2
(307.2)
3
(460.8)
0
(0.0)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 266.4)0.045.261.265.794.543.0152.110.9

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City-data.com crime index in Sandy Lake, PA

Crime rate in Sandy Lake detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2017, including police officers: 1 (1 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.56
Pennsylvania average:

1.90
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Ancestries: German (21.6%), Irish (17.4%), English (11.7%), American (9.9%), Polish (8.2%), Swedish (3.9%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 08/20/1859

Elevation: 1160 feet

Land area: 0.83 square miles.

Population density: 770 people per square mile   (low).

Sandy Lake,PA real estate house value index trend

Sandy Lake, Pennsylvania map

17 residents are foreign born (0.3% Europe).

This borough:

2.7%
Pennsylvania:

6.4%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $1,612 (1.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $1,380 (1.2%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Youngstown, OH (34.3 miles , pop. 82,026).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Pittsburgh, PA (63.2 miles , pop. 334,563).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (275.4 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Stoneboro borough, PA (1.2 miles ),
New Lebanon borough, PA (2.1 miles ),
Jackson Center borough, PA (2.5 miles ),
Lake Latonka, PA (2.7 miles ),
Polk borough, PA (2.8 miles ),
Utica borough, PA (3.0 miles ),
Sheakleyville, PA (3.0 miles),
Fredonia borough, PA (3.1 miles )

Latitude: 41.35 N, Longitude: 80.08 W

Area code: 724

Distribution of median household income in Sandy Lake, PA in 2016
Distribution of house value in Sandy Lake, PA in 2016

Sandy Lake satellite photo by USGS

Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.2%
Pennsylvania:

3.9%
Population change in the 1990s: +4 (+0.5%).
Most common industries in Sandy Lake, PA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (11.4%)
  • Health care (8.9%)
  • Wood products (7.1%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.8%)
  • Public administration (5.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.6%)
  • Metal & metal products (4.6%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Wood products (10.4%)
  • Construction (8.6%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.7%)
  • Educational services (6.7%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (6.1%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (4.9%)
  • Truck transportation (4.9%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (16.0%)
  • Health care (16.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (9.3%)
  • Public administration (7.4%)
  • Miscellaneous nondurable goods merchant wholesalers (5.6%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.9%)
  • Metal & metal products (4.3%)
Most common occupations in Sandy Lake, PA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.2%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.2%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.7%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.4%)
  • Top executives (3.1%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (10.4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.7%)
  • Top executives (6.1%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (6.1%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.5%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.5%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4.9%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (7.4%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.2%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.9%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4.3%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.3%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.3%)

Average climate in Sandy Lake, Pennsylvania

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI SO2 PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 61.5. This is better than average.

City:

61.5
U.S.:

74.2
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2008 was 5.26. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 6.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

5.26
U.S.:

1.79
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 8.03. This is about average. Closest monitor was 22.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.03
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2015 was 0.00133. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 20.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00133
U.S.:

0.00984

Tornado activity:

Sandy Lake-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Pennsylvania state average. It is 4% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/31/1985, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 13.3 miles away from the Sandy Lake borough center killed 18 people and injured 310 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 5/31/1985, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 24.3 miles away from the borough center killed 16 people and injured 125 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Sandy Lake-area historical earthquake activity is near Pennsylvania state average. It is 85% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 18.9 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 58.4 miles away from the city center
On 1/26/2001 at 03:03:20, a magnitude 4.4 (3.9 MB, 4.4 LG, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 55.2 miles away from the city center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK) earthquake occurred 299.0 miles away from the city center
On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML) earthquake occurred 342.9 miles away from the city center
On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 223.2 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Mercer County (9) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 3, Storms: 3, Hurricanes: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Snowfall: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Sandy Lake topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Sandy Lake:

  • AVALON SPRINGS NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; MERCER, PA)
  • SUGAR CREEK STATION SKILLED NURSING AND REHABILITA (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; FRANKLIN, PA)
  • COUNTRYSIDE CONV HME LMTD PARTNERSHIP (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; MERCER, PA)
  • COUNTRYSIDE CONVAL HOME LTD PA (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; MERCER, PA)
  • GROVE CITY MEDICAL CENTER TCC (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; GROVE CITY, PA)
  • HILLCREST NURSING CTR (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; GROVE CITY, PA)
  • TRINITY LIVING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; GROVE CITY, PA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Sandy Lake:

  • Grove City College (about 14 miles; Grove City, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,560)
  • Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania (about 21 miles; Slippery Rock, PA; FT enrollment: 8,424)
  • Allegheny College (about 21 miles; Meadville, PA; FT enrollment: 2,249)
  • Youngstown State University (about 34 miles; Youngstown, OH; FT enrollment: 11,575)
  • Edinboro University of Pennsylvania (about 36 miles; Edinboro, PA; FT enrollment: 6,746)
  • Butler County Community College (about 38 miles; Butler, PA; FT enrollment: 2,518)
  • Clarion University of Pennsylvania (about 39 miles; Clarion, PA; FT enrollment: 5,771)

Points of interest:

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Notable location: Sandy Lake Volunteer Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: McCutcheon Run (A), Sawmill Run (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Birthplace of: Terry Turner - Baseball player.

Mercer County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Sandy Lake and their reported violations in the past:

GRANTHAMS LANDING (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2013 and SEP-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-14-2013), St Compliance achieved (NOV-14-2013), St Formal NOV issued (NOV-14-2013)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between APR-2013 and JUN-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-26-2013), St Compliance achieved (AUG-26-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-26-2013)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - Between JUN-18-2013 and JUL-18-2013, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-26-2013), St Compliance achieved (AUG-26-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-26-2013)
  • 8 routine major monitoring violations
  • One minor monitoring violation
GODDARD PARK VACTIONLAND (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between OCT-2011 and DEC-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-05-2011), St Formal NOV issued (DEC-05-2011), St Compliance achieved (DEC-05-2011), St Public Notif received (FEB-07-2012)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
MCKEEVER ENV CTR (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 4 routine major monitoring violations
MAURICE K GODDARD STATE PARK (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2013 and SEP-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-17-2013), St Compliance achieved (SEP-17-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-17-2013)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2010 and SEP-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (SEP-24-2010), St Compliance achieved (SEP-24-2010), St Formal NOV issued (SEP-24-2010), St Public Notif requested (SEP-24-2010)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-23-2009), St Public Notif received (OCT-23-2009), St Compliance achieved (OCT-23-2009), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-23-2009)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JAN-2008 and MAR-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-22-2008), St Compliance achieved (APR-22-2008), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-22-2008)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-29-2007), St Public Notif received (NOV-29-2007), St Compliance achieved (NOV-29-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-29-2007)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - Between JUL-14-2013 and AUG-14-2013, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-17-2013), St Compliance achieved (SEP-17-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-17-2013)
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • 4 regular monitoring violations
Average household size:
This borough:

2.4 people
Pennsylvania:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This borough:

70.1%
Whole state:

65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This borough:

9.1%
Whole state:

6.6%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.7% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households

Banks with branches in Sandy Lake (2011 data):

  • Mercer County State Bank: Sandy Lake Service Center at 3309 North Main Street, branch established on 1974/12/05; at 3279 South Main Street, branch established on 1911/06/20. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $312.6 mil, Deposits: $267.5 mil, local headquarters, positive income, 10 total offices, Holding Company: Mercer County State Bancorp, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Sandy Lake:

Marital status in Sandy Lake, PA
  • Never married: 26.7%
  • Now married: 47.1%
  • Separated: 3.5%
  • Widowed: 7.7%
  • Divorced: 15.0%

For population 25 years and over in Sandy Lake:

  • High school or higher: 90.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 17.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.3%
  • Unemployed: 4.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.8 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2016
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2016
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.7
Pennsylvania average:

11.4

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2016
Means of transportation to work in 2016 - Sandy Lake
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Sandy Lake, PA (based on Mercer County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic28,24415
Mainline Protestant21,83178
Evangelical Protestant13,73994
Black Protestant1,1477
Orthodox9296
Other6129
None50,136-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 23
This county:

1.97 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 7
Here:

0.60 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

0.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 32
Here:

2.74 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

2.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 81
Here:

6.93 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

7.12 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Mercer County:

10.5%
Pennsylvania:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Mercer County:

29.4%
State:

27.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

13.9%
Pennsylvania:

11.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

49.5%
State:

49.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

43.2%
State:

46.3%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.9
State:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

17.8%
Pennsylvania:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Sandy Lake:

8.0%
State:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Sandy Lake:

6.8
Pennsylvania:

6.8

Overweight people:
Sandy Lake:

28.1%
State:

34.2%

General health condition:
Sandy Lake:

58.2%
Pennsylvania:

55.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Sandy Lake:

74.7%
State:

78.0%

More about Health and Nutrition of Sandy Lake, PA Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other and Unallocable 2$6,024$36,1440$0
Police Protection - Officers 1$4,782$57,3840$0
Financial Administration 1$2,161$25,9320$0
Streets and Highways 0$0 0$0
Solid Waste Management 0$0 0$0
Sewerage 0$0 0$0
Water Supply 0$0 1$300
Totals for Government 4$12,967$38,9011$300

Sandy Lake government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $28,000 ($43.89)
    Sewerage: $3,000 ($4.70)
  • Current Operations - Housing and Community Development: $191,000 ($299.37)
    Sewerage: $113,000 ($177.12)
    Water Utilities: $106,000 ($166.14)
    Regular Highways: $87,000 ($136.36)
    Police Protection: $67,000 ($105.02)
    General - Other: $42,000 ($65.83)
    Central Staff Services: $16,000 ($25.08)
    General Public Buildings: $12,000 ($18.81)
    Local Fire Protection: $11,000 ($17.24)
    Financial Administration: $9,000 ($14.11)
    Parks and Recreation: $5,000 ($7.84)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $5,000 ($7.84)
    Health - Other: $2,000 ($3.13)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $33,000 ($51.72)
    Water Utilities: $15,000 ($23.51)
    Regular Highways: $3,000 ($4.70)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $189,000 ($296.24)

Sandy Lake government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $130,000 ($203.76)
  • Miscellaneous - Sale of Property: $12,000 ($18.81)
    Rents: $8,000 ($12.54)
    Fines and Forfeits: $6,000 ($9.40)
    General Revenue - Other: $6,000 ($9.40)
    Interest Earnings: $3,000 ($4.70)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $72,000 ($112.85)
  • State Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $190,000 ($297.81)
    Highways: $24,000 ($37.62)
    Other: $15,000 ($23.51)
  • Tax - Property: $126,000 ($197.49)
    Individual Income: $70,000 ($109.72)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $14,000 ($21.94)
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $7,000 ($10.97)
    Public Utility License: $4,000 ($6.27)

Sandy Lake government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $49,000 ($76.80)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $417,000 ($653.61)

3.56% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($42,471 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.56%
Pennsylvania average:

4.58%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Lawrence County, PA  0.38% ($49,544 average AGI)
from Trumbull County, OH  0.35% ($27,590)
from Allegheny County, PA  0.32% ($48,556)


4.27% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($43,184 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.27%
Pennsylvania average:

4.96%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Trumbull County, OH  0.49% ($31,418 average AGI)
to Allegheny County, PA  0.39% ($36,441)
to Lawrence County, PA  0.36% ($40,677)

Businesses in Sandy Lake, PA

  • H&R Block: 1
  • U-Haul: 1

Strongest AM radio stations in Sandy Lake:

  • KDKA (1020 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WKNR (850 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WTAM (1100 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WKBN (570 AM; 5 kW; YOUNGSTOWN, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WHK (1220 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WNIO (1390 AM; 10 kW; YOUNGSTOWN, OH; Owner: YOUNGSTOWN RADIO LICENSE, L.L.C.)
  • WWVA (1170 AM; 53 kW; WHEELING, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBZY (1280 AM; 5 kW; NEW CASTLE, PA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WKST (1200 AM; 5 kW; NEW CASTLE, PA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WFRA (1450 AM; 1 kW; FRANKLIN, PA; Owner: FOREVER BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WPIC (790 AM; 1 kW; SHARON, PA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WWKB (1520 AM; 50 kW; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: ENTERCOM BUFFALO LICENSE, LLC)
  • WFUN (970 AM; 5 kW; ASHTABULA, OH; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Sandy Lake:

  • WLLF (96.7 FM; MERCER, PA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WICT (95.1 FM; GROVE CITY, PA; Owner: YOUNGSTOWN RADIO LICENSE, L.L.C.)
  • WOXX (99.3 FM; FRANKLIN, PA; Owner: FOREVER BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WMXY (98.9 FM; YOUNGSTOWN, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WGYY (100.3 FM; MEADVILLE, PA; Owner: FOREVER BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WHUZ (94.3 FM; SAEGERTOWN, PA; Owner: FOREVER BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WUUZ (107.7 FM; COOPERSTOWN, PA; Owner: FOREVER BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WSAJ-FM (91.1 FM; GROVE CITY, PA; Owner: GROVE CITY COLLEGE)
  • WAWN (89.5 FM; FRANKLIN, PA; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • WWIZ (103.9 FM; MERCER, PA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WHOT-FM (101.1 FM; YOUNGSTOWN, OH; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WVME (91.9 FM; MEADVILLE, PA; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • WGYI (98.5 FM; OIL CITY, PA; Owner: FOREVER BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WEXC (107.1 FM; GREENVILLE, PA; Owner: BEACON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WKQW-FM (96.3 FM; OIL CITY, PA; Owner: STEPHEN M. OLSZOWKA)
  • WXXO (104.5 FM; CAMBRIDGE SPRINGS, PA; Owner: FOREVER BROADCASTING, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Sandy Lake:

  • WFXI-CA (Channel 17; MERCER, PA; Owner: PIEDMONT TELEVISION OF YOUNGSTOWN LICENSE LLC)
  • WKBN-TV (Channel 27; YOUNGSTOWN, OH; Owner: PIEDMONT TELEVISION OF YOUNGSTOWN LICENSE LLC)
  • WFMJ-TV (Channel 21; YOUNGSTOWN, OH; Owner: WFMJ TELEVISION, INC.)
  • W52BO (Channel 52; MEADVILLE, PA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WYFX-LP (Channel 62; YOUNGSTOWN, OH; Owner: PIEDMONT TELEVISION OF YOUNGSTOWN LICENSE LLC)
  • W50BF (Channel 50; SHARON, PA; Owner: CORNERSTONE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WYTV (Channel 33; YOUNGSTOWN, OH; Owner: CHELSEY BROADCASTING COMPANY OF YOUNGSTOWN, LLC)
  • W56CL (Channel 56; NEW CASTLE, PA; Owner: BRUNO-GOODWORTH NETWORK, INC.)

Sandy Lake fatal accident list:

Oct 17, 2013 02:35 AM, Sr-173 Main St, Lat: 41.353283, Lon: -80.082236, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Aug 31, 2009 04:34 PM, Us-62, Lat: 41.351044, Lon: -80.077631, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Apr 18, 2008 04:44 PM, Sr-173, Sr-1019, Lat: 41.357160, Lon: -80.080300, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 5, Fatalities: 1
Dec 19, 2001 02:56 PM, Sr-173, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Jul 22, 2000 09:54 PM, Sr-173, Lat: 41.343191, Lon: -80.080721, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 2
Dec 7, 1995 10:00 PM, 173, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Oct 8, 1978 02:00 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 10Number of bridges
  • 72ft / 22.4mTotal length
  • $458,000Total costs
  • 13,710Total average daily traffic
  • 1,142Total average daily truck traffic
  • 19,569Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic
New bridges in Sandy Lake, PA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11920-1929
  • 31930-1939
  • 11960-1969
  • 21970-1979
  • 11980-1989
  • 11990-1999
  • 12010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Sandy Lake, PA

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Sandy Lake)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

33 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

3
  • 303 N Main St (Lat: 41.347278 Lon: -80.078111), Call Sign: KGD410, Licensee ID: L00027204,
    Assigned Frequencies: 33.8200 MHz, 33.8800 MHz, Grant Date: 09/18/2012, Expiration Date: 12/09/2022, Registrant: County Of Mercer, 205 S Erie St, Mercer, PA 16138, Phone: (724) 662-6100
  • M K Goodard State Park Rd 3 (Lat: 41.428111 Lon: -80.144222), Call Sign: KVP820,
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.160 MHz, 151.400 MHz, 159.330 MHz, 159.345 MHz, Grant Date: 08/18/2012, Expiration Date: 11/05/2022, Registrant: Commonwealth Of Pa Dept. Of Conservation & Natural Resources, 400 Market St., Harrisburg, PA 17105-8769, Phone: (717) 787-2552, Fax: (717) 787-8624, Email:
  • 104 Main St (Lat: 41.347278 Lon: -80.078111), Call Sign: KNDR619, Licensee ID: L00072050,
    Assigned Frequencies: 39.3600 MHz, 39.4200 MHz, Grant Date: 07/02/2002, Expiration Date: 09/09/2012, Cancellation Date: 11/10/2012, Registrant: Sandy Lake, Borough Of, 3271 S Main, Sandy Lake, PA 16145, Phone: (412) 376-2676

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

4
  • 373938, 147 Doyle Road (Lat: 41.353528 Lon: -80.102417), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 58.5 m, Call Sign: WQUW296, Licensee ID: L01663150,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6375.14 MHz, 6375.14 MHz, 6375.14 MHz, 6375.14 MHz, 6375.14 MHz, 6256.54 MHz, 6286.19 MHz, 6256.54 MHz, 6286.19 MHz, 6256.54 MHz... (+5 more), Grant Date: 10/29/2014, Expiration Date: 10/29/2024, Certifier: Scott Tollefsen, Registrant: Webline Holdings LLC
  • Swamp Rd RL I, 205-457 Urey School Road (Lat: 41.387972 Lon: -80.050194), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 89.9 m, Overall height: 91.1 m, Call Sign: WQZD410,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11465.0 MHz, 11225.0 MHz, 11225.0 MHz, 11465.0 MHz, 11385.0 MHz, 11665.0 MHz, 11225.0 MHz, 11465.0 MHz, 11225.0 MHz, 11465.0 MHz, 11665.0 MHz, Grant Date: 04/12/2017, Expiration Date: 04/12/2027, Certifier: Steve Hunt, Registrant: New Line Networks LLC, 600 W Chicago Ave, Ste 840, Chicago, IL 60654, Phone: (312) 244-3406, Fax: (773) 913-0473, Email:
  • 1234287, 677 Kline Road (Lat: 41.368750 Lon: -80.051222), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 91.4 m, Overall height: 92.9 m, Call Sign: WRBT516, Licensee ID: L01623085,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6004.50 MHz, 6093.45 MHz, Grant Date: 06/14/2018, Expiration Date: 06/14/2028, Certifier: James Eaton, Registrant: Kryptick Technologies, 20856 N Rand Road, Kildeer, IL 60010, Phone: (312) 604-4507, Email:
  • 373938, 147 Doyle Road (Lat: 41.353528 Lon: -80.102417), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 58.5 m, Call Sign: WRDH518, Licensee ID: L01937783,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6286.19 MHz, 6375.14 MHz, 6197.24 MHz, Grant Date: 04/30/2019, Expiration Date: 04/30/2029, Certifier: Matthew Harvat, Registrant: Xwave Engineering LLC, 22 W. Washington Street, #1500, Chicago, IL 60602, Phone: (224) 678-0480

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Sandy Lake)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

5
  • Aircraft: AERONCA 7AC (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C65 SERIES (65 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 1001E , Serial Number: 7AC-4551, Year manufactured: 1946, Airworthiness Date: 07/25/1960, Certificate Issue Date: 01/17/2013
    Registrant (Individual): Gordon J Richardson, 372 Lake Rd, Sandy Lake, PA 16145
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 182Q (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 112 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR O-470 SERIES (230 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 4760N , Serial Number: 18267345, Airworthiness Date: 11/12/1979, Certificate Issue Date: 01/08/2019
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Shane D Reynolds, 289 Condit Rd, Sandy Lake, PA 16145, Other Owners: Travis S Reynolds
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 04/24/2018
  • Aircraft: SHETLER MICHAEL R SONEX (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: GREATPLAIN 2180CC VW (76 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 541TS , Serial Number: 0398, Year manufactured: 2015, Airworthiness Date: 07/31/2015, Certificate Issue Date: 03/17/2015
    Registrant (Individual): Michael R Shelter, 1802 Georgetown Rd, Sandy Lake, PA 16145
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-140 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 6599W , Serial Number: 28-20690, Year manufactured: 1965, Airworthiness Date: 02/08/1965, Certificate Issue Date: 10/27/2018
    Registrant (Individual): Michael R Shetler, 1802 Georgetown Rd, Sandy Lake, PA 16145
  • Aircraft: ERCOUPE 415-C (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR C85 SERIES (85 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 99940 , Serial Number: 2563, Year manufactured: 1946, Airworthiness Date: 04/10/1956, Certificate Issue Date: 09/22/1969
    Registrant (Individual): Richard E Mccartney, 81 Dickson Rd, Sandy Lake, PA 16145

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
C) Refinancings
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$92,320
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0325.01

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Sandy Lake, PA
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2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 5
  • Hazardous Condition: 5
Fire incident types in Sandy Lake, PA

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Sandy Lake, PA
Most common first names in Sandy Lake, PA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William3577.4 years
Robert2871.7 years
Mary2581.9 years
John2276.9 years
James1978.6 years
Charles1880.2 years
George1677.4 years
Ruth1481.1 years
Harry1476.6 years
Paul1271.8 years
Most common last names in Sandy Lake, PA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Miller1375.1 years
Vogan1183.0 years
Clayton978.6 years
Mcclay876.8 years
Ebbert873.6 years
Martin771.7 years
Jewell778.1 years
Smith671.5 years
Roberts678.3 years
Crouser682.3 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Sandy Lake, PA
  • 73.7%Utility gas
  • 15.2%Electricity
  • 4.7%Wood
  • 4.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 2.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Sandy Lake, PA
  • 50.5%Utility gas
  • 48.4%Electricity
  • 1.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.


Sandy Lake compared to Pennsylvania state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
There are 3 pilots and 2 other airmen in this city.
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