Diamond Trail Park in Sandusky

Sandusky offers all the services and resources you'd expect from a much larger city: top-quality medical care; up-to-date library; excellent police, fire and emergency services; abundant power; a recycling center; senior citizen housing and more. We're close enough to larger cities for convenience, but far enough to maintain our rural character and small town values. Farming and industry combine to make Sandusky a honest, hard working, progressive community. If you're looking for quality of life, look no farther than Sandusky.


Population data

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 2,679 people, 1,124 households, and 616 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,251.9 inhabitants per square mile (483.4/km2). There were 1,258 housing units at an average density of 587.9 per square mile (227.0/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 94.4% White, 1.5% African American, 0.3% Native American, 1.1% Asian, 1.3% from other races, and 1.4% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.5% of the population.

There were 1,124 households of which 28.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 36.1% were married couples living together, 15.1% had a female householder with no husband present, 3.6% had a male householder with no wife present, and 45.2% were non-families. 40.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 17.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.16 and the average family size was 2.85.


Age of Residents

Gender Makeup


Beyond the population

Legal professionals

What brings people to Sandusky?


Secretary of State (Vehicle registration & licenses)

Farm Equipment




Dining & Shopping



Major Employers

Properties Available


A quick snapshot of available downtown properties

Please contact a local realtor to learn more


What makes Sandusky Special?


Unique features of Sandusky

Has a brewery!


Lawn chair music series throughout summer

Full time police department and volunteer fire department

Wastewater treatment plant

 Movie theater and drive-in theater

County seat/Courthouse

Large public park/play area

Splash pad


Sanilac County Fair

Chamber of Commerce

District Library


 What about water?

Learn more about the City of Sandusky’s water availability and their waste water treatment process by clicking the button below.

Community Projects & Developments

Main Corner in Downtown Sandusky

Downtown Investment

Sandusky has had some investors rehabilitating blighted buildings and creating new businesses. Help them keep the ball rolling and bring your business to the city!

Diamond Trail Park

Diamond Trail Park

Coming Soon

Playground City Park

Park Improvements

Coming soon

Sandusky Gazeebo

New Structures & Placemaking Efforts

Coming soon