The City of Sandusky had a population of 25,070 as of July 1, 2016. Sandusky ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Ohio. See peer rankings below.
The primary coordinate point for Sandusky is located at latitude 41.4559 and longitude -82.7144 in Erie County. The formal boundaries for the City of Sandusky (see map below) encompass a land area of 9.73 sq. miles and a water area of 12.18 sq. miles. Erie County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 594 feet.
The City of Sandusky (GNIS ID: 1086070) has a C2 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place legally coextensive with a county subdivision but treated as independent of any county subdivision. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.
Beneath the boundary map are tables with Sandusky population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Sandusky: Fort Stephenson, Portland, Sandusky City.
|Population in Households||24,495|
|Population in Familes||18,011|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||575|
|Average Household Size||2.25|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||13,422 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||5,435 (40.5%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||5,468 (40.7%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||2,519 (18.8%)|
|Median Home Value||$84,791|
|Average Home Value||$122,047|
|Median Household Income||$35,239|
|Average Household Income||$47,228|
|Per Capita Income||$20,714|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||1.65%|
|Per Capita Income||1.76%|
The table below compares Sandusky to the other 1,215 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Ohio by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.
|Total Population||# 63||95th|
|Population Density1||# 141||88th|
|Diversity Index2||# 39||97th|
|Median Household Income||# 1084||11th|
|Per Capita Income||# 896||26th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Ohio Census Data Comparison Tool.