Sandy Hook, KY Demographics


Population: 678. Estimated population in July 2019: 687 (+1.3% change)
Males: 267 (39.4%), Females: 411 (60.6%)

Elliott County

Zip code: 41171

Median resident age: 41.6 years
Median household income: $14,312
Median house value: $64,300

Races in Sandy Hook:

  • White Non-Hispanic (99.3%)

Ancestries: United States (28.6%), English (9.3%), Irish (5.0%), German (3.4%), Scottish (1.9%), Italian (1.5%).

Elevation: 760 feet

Land area: 0.9 square miles

Map of Sandy Hook, KY

Population

For population 25 years and over in Sandy Hook

  • High school or higher: 47.5%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 7.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.4%
  • Unemployed: 19.8%
  • Mean travel time to work: 35.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Sandy Hook city

  • Never married: 20.6%
  • Now married: 42.4%
  • Separated: 5.1%
  • Widowed: 12.8%
  • Divorced: 19.1%

0.0% Foreign born

Population change: +131 (+23.9%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Sandy Hook:

  • MORGAN COUNTY ARH CRITICAL ACCESS HOSP (about 14 miles; WEST LIBERTY, KY)
  • ST CLAIRE MEDICAL CENTER (about 23 miles; MOREHEAD, KY)
  • PAUL B HALL REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (about 31 miles; PAINTSVILLE, KY)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Sandy Hook:

Other public-use airports nearest to Sandy Hook:

  • OLIVE HILL-SELLERS’ FIELD (about 11 miles; OLIVE HILL, KY; ID: 2I2)
  • WEST LIBERTY (about 16 miles; WEST LIBERTY, KY; ID: 9I3)
  • MOREHEAD-ROWAN COUNTY (about 29 miles; MOREHEAD, KY; ID: I32)

Colleges and Universities

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

  • MOREHEAD STATE UNIVERSITY (about 23 miles; MOREHEAD, KY; Full-time enrollment: 6,866)
  • SHAWNEE STATE UNIVERSITY (about 48 miles; PORTSMOUTH, OH; FT enrollment: 2,849)
  • MARSHALL UNIVERSITY (about 53 miles; HUNTINGTON, WV; FT enrollment: 12,361)
  • EASTERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY (about 84 miles; RICHMOND, KY; FT enrollment: 11,214)
  • UNIVERSITY OF KENTUCKY (about 96 miles; LEXINGTON, KY; FT enrollment: 20,492)
  • LEXINGTON COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 96 miles; LEXINGTON, KY; FT enrollment: 5,437)
  • NORTHERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY (about 105 miles; HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, KY; FT enrollment: 9,668)

Schools

Public high school in Sandy Hook:

  • ELLIOTT COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 531; Location: MAIN ST; Grades: 07 – 12)

Private high school in Sandy Hook:

  • INFINITE POSSIBILITIES CHR SCH (Students: 32; Location: HC 81 BOX 112; Grades: 7 – 12)

Public primary/middle schools in Sandy Hook:

  • SANDY HOOK ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 265; Location: MAIN STREET; Grades: KG – 06)
  • LAKESIDE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 237; Location: JUNCTION OF 7 & 32; Grades: KG – 06)

Libraries

Library in Sandy Hook:

  • RHETT BROWN MEMORIAL COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $19,390; Location: MAIN STREET; 10,514 books; 354 audio materials; 795 video materials; 39 serial subscriptions)