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Sands Point is a village in Nassau County, in the New York metro area.
The community was named not for its beaches, but for brothers James, John and Samuel Sands, early settlers
The latitude of Sands Point is 40.851N. The longitude is -73.719W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 43 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 2,838.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Sands Point demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Nassau County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Nassau-Suffolk area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 11050 ZIP code.
9% of Sands Point residents report German ancestry, and 9% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Sands Point ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Sands Point was $95,647, compared with $21,587 nationally.
72% of Sands Point residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Sands Point, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $1,375. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $4,001.
Nassau County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Sands Point political report.
The average commute time for Sands Point workers is 40 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
Sands Point, NYPros: Friendly people
Cons: Longer warm weather would be nice
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