Sandy Creek, NC Profile: Facts & Data


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Sandy Creek, North Carolina - Basic Facts

The Town of Sandy Creek had a population of 293 as of July 1, 2018. Sandy Creek ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in North Carolina. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Sandy Creek is located at latitude 34.2813 and longitude -78.1531 in Brunswick County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Sandy Creek (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.26 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Brunswick County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 36 feet.

The Town of Sandy Creek (GNIS ID: 2407284) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Town of Sandy Creek is located within Township of Northwest, a minor civil division (MCD) of Brunswick County.

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Sandy Creek, NC Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 293
Population in Households 293
Population in Familes 245
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 232
Diversity Index3 39


Median Household Income $51,237
Average Household Income $67,142
Per Capita Income $25,848


Total Housing Units 110 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 81 (73.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 19 (17.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 10 ( 9.1%)
Median Home Value $155,000
Average Home Value $166,667


Total Households 100
Average Household Size 2.93
Family Households 72
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 1.46% 3.02%
Households 1.02% 3.01%
Families 0.34% 2.88%
Median Household Income   2.68%
Per Capita Income   3.33%

Sandy Creek, NC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Sandy Creek to the other 739 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in North Carolina by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 647 12th
Population Density # 623 16th
Diversity Index # 465 37th
Median Household Income # 231 69th
Per Capita Income # 279 62nd

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