Sandston, Virginia Information
This is a small suburb of the Commonwealth capital of Richmond in Henrico County. The population of about 7,941 people lives in several neighborhoods and are mostly close to Richmond International Airport. It is the 91st largest community in Virginia. Residents of this working class and lower middle class suburb enjoy easy access to a variety of recreational, employment, and educational opportunities.
Sandston, Virginia Details
While the town tends toward being more blue collar it is also reasonably diverse economically. Many people work in both white collar jobs and blue collar jobs in town, in Richmond, and in other parts of Henrico County. Most people here work in sales jobs or office jobs, with some manufacturing work mixed in. Economic statistics show that healthcare, retail and manufacturing are the three most common employment sectors in the community. In those categories, three types of jobs dominate: administrative support (20.02%), sales (11.16%), and healthcare support(5.61%). Proximity to the airport makes air travel convenient. It differs from other Henrico County communities in several ways, including having a lower median income, a higher poverty rate, and housing that is more affordable than upscale communities like Wyndham, to the south and west.
The community’s population tends to be a little older, with some young children and a few college students. A few residents, who are not college students, also rent homes in town. A large percentage of homes are owner-occupied though. The age range of most residents and the fact that most own, makes things relatively quiet.
The community tends to be older, somewhat less well-educated than other Richmond suburbs, and more working-class in the mix of jobs that people do. There aren’t as many college graduates here as in other Henrico communities. The national average is 21.84%, where only about 14% of residents here have a college degree. Area residents with advanced degrees tend to congregate in other, upscale suburbs like Wyndham.
The town’s median household income of $22,823 places the residents behind the United States in general, where the median household income is $28,889 and below the average in Virginia. However, there are also some wealthy households here and more households with incomes below the poverty rate. the poverty rate here is 16.8%.
Housing tends to be cheaper than average for the Commonwealth. Single-family homes account for 73% of homes, followed by apartment complexes and small apartment buildings. the median home value is $144,454. The average rent was $1,457 for all rentals.
This is ethnically-diverse town. The population is about 37% African-American. Other residents come from a wide range of backgrounds, with many people being of German (8.2%) and Irish (5.5%). There are also quite a few people of English, Italian, and Hungarian ancestry. A low proportion of the residents, 1.3%, are foreign born. Most of the locals consider themselves to be non-Hispanic Whites, with African-Americans coming second and Asians or Pacific Islanders falling far behind. Hispanics may be of any race, but only account for a small percentage of the population.
English is the most common native language, or at least the most common language spoken. It is way ahead of the other common languages spoken here, which are Spanish and Chinese. Those two languages are the main languages in under 2% of households combined.
The most common language spoken in Sandston is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Chinese. No other foreign languages are spoken at home by a significant number of households.
Residents of Sandston only have a few local amenities and attractions, so access to Richmond or the more-affluent Henrico County suburbs is essential.
Perhaps because this is a small community with mostly working class or lower-middle class residents, people generally visit Richmond or other, larger suburbs for recreation and entertainment. Dining options are limited for example. There are a few small, local restaurants mixed with a number of fast food restaurants.
The only significant shopping destination in town is Laburnum Park Shopping Center. There are plenty of malls and specialty stores in nearby suburbs, as well as across the city limit in Richmond. There is a public library in town.
Several schools in the community serve pre-K through 12th grade students. One private school, New Bridge Academy, a K-12 private school. The community contains no colleges or technical schools. There are technical schools and colleges in the area though. Residents are close to the University of Richmond and Virginia Commonwealth University.
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