Sandy Ridge is a census-designated place (CDP) in
County, Pennsylvania, United
States. It is part of the State College,
Pennsylvania Metropolitan Statistical
The population was 340 at the 2000 census
Sandy Ridge is located at (40.811904, -78.232142) .
According to the United
States Census Bureau
, the CDP has a total area of
0.6 square miles (1.7 km²), all of it land.
As of the census
of 2000, there were 340
people, 127 households, and 100 families residing in the CDP. The
people per square mile (205.1/km²). There were 140 housing units at
an average density of 219.8/sq mi (84.5/km²). The racial
makeup of the CDP was 99.12% White
, and 0.88% from two or more
There were 127 households out of which 33.1% had children under the
age of 18 living with them, 70.1% were married
living together, 7.1% had a female householder with no
husband present, and 20.5% were non-families. 17.3% of all
households were made up of individuals and 11.8% had someone living
alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size
was 2.68 and the average family size was 3.02.
In the CDP the population was spread out with 24.4% under the age
of 18, 4.7% from 18 to 24, 35.0% from 25 to 44, 20.9% from 45 to
64, and 15.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was
37 years. For every 100 females there were 83.8 males. For every
100 females age 18 and over, there were 96.2 males.
The median income for a household in the CDP was $34,375, and the
median income for a family was $39,250. Males had a median income
of $26,438 versus $14,722 for females. The per capita income
for the CDP was $14,657.
None of the families and 2.5% of the population were living below
the poverty line
, including no under
eighteens and none of those over 64.