Sands Point is a village located at the northernmost tip of the Cow Neck Peninsula on the North Shore of Long Island in Nassau County, New York, United States. The Incorporated Village of Sands Point lies within the town of North Hempstead. The population was 2,675 at the 2010 census.
Sands Point is bordered almost entirely by water – Long Island Sound to the north, Manhasset Bay to the west and Hempstead Harbor on the east. It shares land borders with the villages of Port Washington, Port Washington North, Manorhaven, and Soundview. Sands Point is located at 40°50′55″N 73°42′42″W / 40.848595°N 73.711724°W / 40.848595; -73.711724.
Sands Point and Port Washington are located in the geographic area known as Cow Neck Peninsula (also as Port Washington Peninsula or Manhasset Neck) bordered by Manhasset Bay, Hempstead Bay and Long Island Sound.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 5.6 square miles (15 km), of which, 4.2 square miles (11 km) of it is land and 1.4 square miles (3.6 km) of it (24.56%) is water.
As of the census of 2010, there were 2,675 people, 872 households, and 762 families residing in the village. The population density was 636.9 people per square mile (243.2/km). There were 934 housing units at an average density of 222.4 per square mile (84.9/km). The racial makeup of the village was 88.6% White, 0.8% African American, 8.2% Asian, 1.1% from other races, and 1.3% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 4.7% of the population.
There were 872 households out of which 38.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 80.6% were married couples living together, 4.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 12.6% were non-families. Of all households 10.4% were made up of individuals and 7.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.03 and the average family size was 3.21.
In the village, the population was spread out with 26.4% under the age of 18, 5.6% from 18 to 24, 15.4% from 25 to 44, 34.0% from 45 to 64, and 18.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 45.4 years. For every 100 females, there were 95.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 95.4 males.
As of 2018, the median income for a household in the village was $231,667, with it being named the richest town in New York State. Males had a median income of $158,500 versus $44,943 for females. The per capita income for the village was $112,716. About 0.0% of families and 0.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including 0.0% of those under age 18 and 0.0% of those age 65 or over.