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Sand City

Sand City is a city in Monterey County, California, United States, located on the shores of Monterey Bay, and surrounded on most sides by the larger city of Seaside. Sand City is located 2mi northeast of Monterey, at an elevation of 72 feet (22 m). The population was 334 at the 2010 census, up from 261 at the 2000 census. The city is predominantly a business community, and has a number of larger retail stores. The West End area of Sand City, once an industrial area, hosts a growing artists' colony. Every August, the artists of Sand City and neighboring areas hold a street fair called the "West End Celebration".GeographySand City is located at.According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 2.9sqmi, of which, 0.6sqmi of it is land and 2.4sqmi of it (80.77%) is water.HistorySand City incorporated in 1960. The Sand City post office opened in 1961, but has now been combined with the Seaside Post Office and shares Seaside's zip code (93955) as well. The city is mostly industrial.Demographics2010The 2010 United States Census reported that Sand City had a population of 334. The population density was 114.2 people per square mile (44.1/km²). The racial makeup of Sand City was 223 (66.8%) White, 13 (3.9%) African American, 3 (0.9%) Native American, 16 (4.8%) Asian, 1 (0.3%) Pacific Islander, 61 (18.3%) from other races, and 17 (5.1%) from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 123 persons (36.8%).
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