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Sandy Lake is a borough in Mercer County, in the Youngstown-Warren metro area. [NOTE: This is not the only community in Pennsylvania named Sandy Lake. For links to other places called Sandy Lake, PA, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Sandy Lake is 41.348N. The longitude is -80.082W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,158 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 722.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Sandy Lake demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Mercer County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Sharon area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 16145 ZIP code.
26% of Sandy Lake residents report German ancestry, and 17% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Sandy Lake ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Sandy Lake was $15,460, compared with $21,587 nationally.
15% of Sandy Lake residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Sandy Lake, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $321. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $655.
Mercer County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Sandy Lake political report.
The average commute time for Sandy Lake workers is 20 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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