Sandy Springs, GA

105,347 Population
37.7 square miles 2,706.4 people per square mile

Census data: ACS 2014 1-year unless noted

 

 People

Percent of State Population
1.0%
was 1.0%
Ranked 7th Highest in GA
Population Density
2,706.4
US 88.8 people/sq mile
Dependency Ratio
49.6%
was 45.5%
US Population Dependency Ratio is 49.7
Percent Foreign Born
18.8%
was 21.4%
Ranked 2nd Highest in GA
Percent Under 18
23.1%
was 22.0%
Ranked 8th Highest in GA
Percent 65 and Over
14.0%
was 11.9%
Ranked 2nd Highest in GA

 Economics

Unemployment Rate
3.6
was 4.5
Ranked 1st Lowest in GA
Percent Living in Poverty
8.8%
was 14.7%
Ranked 2nd Lowest in GA
Median Household Income
$71,996
was $59,196
Ranked 3rd Highest in GA
Gini Income Distribution
 
54.2
57.8
US Gini Index is 42.0

 Safety

Homicides per 100,000
2.9
was 5.9
 
Violent Crimes per 100,000
145.3
was 183.8
 
Property Crimes per 100,000
2,404.3
was 2,707.1
 

 Housing

Total Housing Units
47,885
was 48,641
Ranked 7th Highest in GA
Median Rent
$1,147
was $974
Ranked 2nd Highest in GA
Total Building Permits
1,169
was 213
 
Occupied Housing Units
43,687
was 44,444
 
Homeownership Rate
51.4%
was 45.0%
Ranked 5th Highest in GA
Single Family Building Permits
352
was 213
 
Residential Units Per Sq Mile
1,271.6
was 1,291.7
Ranked 2nd Highest in GA
Rental Vacancy Rate
16.5%
was 14.7%
Ranked 8th Highest in GA
Multifamily Building Permits
817
 
Persons Per Dwelling Unit
2.4
was 2.2
Ranked 9th Highest in GA
Building Permits per 1000 Housing Units
24.0
was 4.5
 
Building Permits per 1000 Residents
11.7
was 2.1
 

 Health

Percent with Insurance Under 18
97.9%
was 97.2%
 
Percent with Insurance 18 to 64
87.6%
 
Percent with Insurance Over 65
100%
was 98.3%
 

 Education

Percent with High School Diploma or Higher
94.4%
was 94.3%
Ranked 2nd Highest in GA
Percent with Bachelors Degree or Higher
62.1%
was 56.0%
Ranked 2nd Highest in GA

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