Sandy Ridge CDP, Pennsylvania
Population 70


The city of Sandy Ridge is a rural city located in central Pennsylvania near the West Branch Susquehanna River. While many may refer to it as a city, it actually is a census designated place (CDP). Sandy Ridge is one of 10 cities in Centre County.

Sandy Ridge, PA is a Place (Census Designated):
Often referred to as cities, places can be categorized as Census Designated Places (CDP) or legal entities. The places that are legal entities provide governmental functions. CDPs have no governmental authority and exist only for statistical purposes. They are similar to legal entities in that they are a concentrated population identifiable by a name. Neither cross state lines, but may extend across county lines. A CDP may not extend into a legal entity.
Need a wider view? Sandy Ridge, PA is a part of the State College, PA Metro Area.



Household Income Inequality

Income inequality is measured using the Gini coefficient. Lower values indicate that household income is spread evenly across the income groups. Higher values indicate that one income group is much more common than others.


Median Annual Individual EarningsPast 12 months for the Population Ages 16+ With Earnings


Labor Force Participation RatePopulation Ages 16+

People in the labor force include those in the armed forces as well as civilians who are employed or classified as unemployed. To classify as unemployed, people must be actively looking for work. Common people that are not considered in the labor force are students, homemakers, retired workers, seasonal workers not currently looking for work, and institutionalized people. In Sandy Ridge, PA, 47% of people are neither employed or looking for work.



Total Population


The climate estimates use Sandy Ridge, PA weather from 1971 to 2000 at the nearest official weather station which is located at MADERA 2 SE.

Average Daily Temperatures by Month (°F)

Average Monthly Precipitation (Inches)

Summer High Temps

This weather station's average summer high temps are lower than 82% of other weather stations.

Winter Low Temps

This weather station's average winter low temps are lower than 70% of other weather stations.

Precipitation Levels

This weather station's average precipitation levels are higher than 56% of other weather stations.

Entity Info

State2013 ACSPA
Summary Level2013 ACS160 (place)
Logical Record Number2010 Census0463574
Logical Record Number2013 ACS0022196
Region2013 ACS1
Division2013 ACS2
State FIPS2013 ACS42
Place FIPS2013 ACS67872
Metro Micro Politan Statistical Area Principal City Indicator2010 CensusN
New England City & Town Area Principal City Indicator2010 CensusN
Name2010 CensusSandy Ridge CDP
Name2013 ACSSandy Ridge CDP, Pennsylvania
Functional Status Code2010 CensusS
Legal Statistical Area Description Code2013 ACS57
State ANSI2010 Census01779798
Place ANSI2010 Census02390255
Full GEOID2013 ACS16000US4267872
GEOID2013 ACS4267872
Population2010 Census407
Population2013 ACS70
Housing Units2010 Census194
Housing Units2013 ACS38
Land Area2013 ACS0.6 square miles
Water Area2010 Census0
Population Density2013 ACS109.9 people per sq. mile
Minimum Bounding Rectangle Or Bounding Box2013 ACS[40.801772,-78.261629], [40.81812,-78.224974],
Centroid Or Center Coordinates2013 ACS40.810541714556, -78.234557394448
FIPS Place Class Code2010 CensusU1
Place Size Code2010 Census07