Sandy Lake, PA Population

Population: 743. Estimated population in July 2020: 718 (-3.4% change)
Males: 343 (46.2%), Females: 400 (53.8%)

Mercer County

Zip code: 16145

Median resident age: 37.3 years
Median household income: $34,231
Median house value: $71,300

Races in Sandy Lake:

  • White Non-Hispanic (99.2%)

Ancestries: German (31.4%), Irish (20.1%), English (16.3%), Scotch-Irish (12.8%), Polish (7.0%), United States (6.5%).

Elevation: 1160 feet

Land area: 0.8 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Sandy Lake

  • High school or higher: 81.6%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 14.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.7%
  • Unemployed: 4.4%
  • Mean travel time to work: 20.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Sandy Lake borough

  • Never married: 24.3%
  • Now married: 55.9%
  • Separated: 1.9%
  • Widowed: 7.8%
  • Divorced: 10.1%

0.3% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: +4 (+0.5%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Sandy Lake:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Sandy Lake:

  • VENANGO REGIONAL (about 17 miles; FRANKLIN, PA; Abbreviation: FKL)
  • YOUNGSTOWN-WARREN REGIONAL (about 41 miles; YOUNGSTOWN/WARREN, OH; Abbreviation: YNG)
  • ERIE INTL/TOM RIDGE FIELD (about 50 miles; ERIE, PA; Abbreviation: ERI)
Other public-use airports nearest to Sandy Lake:

Colleges and Universities

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

  • GROVE CITY COLLEGE (about 13 miles; GROVE CITY, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,306)
  • SLIPPERY ROCK UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA (about 21 miles; SLIPPERY ROCK, PA; Full-time enrollment: 6,399)
  • YOUNGSTOWN STATE UNIVERSITY (about 43 miles; YOUNGSTOWN, OH; Full-time enrollment: 9,726)
  • GENEVA COLLEGE (about 44 miles; BEAVER FALLS, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,059)
  • CLARION UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA (about 51 miles; CLARION, PA; Full-time enrollment: 5,690)
  • NORTHWEST PENNSYLVANIA TECHNICAL INSTITUTE (about 54 miles; ERIE, PA; Full-time enrollment: 3,304)
  • EDINBORO UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA (about 58 miles; EDINBORO, PA; Full-time enrollment: 6,631)

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