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West Sand Lake is in Rensselaer County, in the Albany metro area.
The latitude of West Sand Lake is 42.643N. The longitude is -73.609W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 525 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 2,439.
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19% of West Sand Lake residents report German ancestry, and 15% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the West Sand Lake ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in West Sand Lake was $27,226, compared with $21,587 nationally.
25% of West Sand Lake residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in West Sand Lake, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $475. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,169.
Rensselaer County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our West Sand Lake political report.
The average commute time for West Sand Lake workers is 23 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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