How Much Does Sand Cost?

Sand can be used in different ways and is one of the most used natural resources in the country.  Sand is often used in construction as well as landscaping and can even be used in paint to produce a textured finish.  The price of sand depends on the amount of sand, where you purchase it from, if delivery is required and your geographical location.

Sand by Pia Poulsen, on Flickr
Sand” (CC BY 2.0) by  Pia Poulsen

How much is it?

Type of SandAverage Price
All Purpose Sand$4 per 50-pound bag or about $6 to $10~ per ton (delivery extra)
Colored Sand for Sandbox$25 per 20-pound bag
Masonry Sand$25 per 1/2 cubic yard
Paver Sand$4 per 0.5 cubic feet
Play Sand$3 per 50-pounds
Polymeric Sand$250 per 50 pounds
Pool Sand$10 per 50-pounds
Ton of Sand$25 per ton

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Average Reported Cost: $8

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  1. minminsoe paid $8 and said: said:


    Was it worth it? Yes

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