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Big Sandy is a town in Benton County.
The community was named for the Big Sandy River
The latitude of Big Sandy is 36.234N. The longitude is -88.085W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 371 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 521.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Big Sandy demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Benton County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 38221 ZIP code.
8% of Big Sandy residents report German ancestry, and 15% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Big Sandy ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Big Sandy was $13,688, compared with $21,587 nationally.
4% of Big Sandy residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Big Sandy, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $269. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $483.
Libraries in Big Sandy include Big Sandy Branch Library ... View libraries
Benton County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Big Sandy political report.
The average commute time for Big Sandy workers is 28 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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