Sandy Springs, GA

105,720 Population
37.7 square miles 2,807.5 people per square mile

Census data: ACS 2016 1-year unless noted

 

 People

Percent of State Population
1.0%
was 1.0%
Ranked 7th Highest in GA
Population Density
2,807.5
US 88.8 people/sq mile
Dependency Ratio
37.1%
was 45.5%
US Population Dependency Ratio is 49.7
Percent Foreign Born
20.9%
was 21.4%
Ranked 2nd Highest in GA
Percent Under 18
18.0%
was 22.0%
Ranked 10th Highest in GA
Percent 65 and Over
11.9%
was 11.9%
Ranked 7th Highest in GA

 Economics

Unemployment Rate
3.3
was 4.5
Ranked 3rd Lowest in GA
Percent Living in Poverty
11.2%
was 14.7%
Ranked 3rd Lowest in GA
Median Household Income
$68,629
was $59,196
Ranked 3rd Highest in GA
Gini Income Distribution
 
50.8
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
49,722
was 48,641
Ranked 7th Highest in GA
Median Rent
$1,174
was $974
Ranked 3rd Highest in GA
Total Building Permits
1,169
was 213
 
Occupied Housing Units
45,183
was 44,444
 
Homeownership Rate
46.2%
was 45.0%
Ranked 7th Highest in GA
Single Family Building Permits
352
was 213
 
Residential Units Per Sq Mile
1,320.5
was 1,291.7
Ranked 2nd Highest in GA
Rental Vacancy Rate
15.7%
was 14.7%
Ranked 9th Highest in GA
Multifamily Building Permits
817
 
Persons Per Dwelling Unit
2.3
was 2.2
Ranked 10th 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
91.3%
was 97.2%
Ranked 10th Highest in GA
Percent with Insurance 18 to 64
86.3%
Ranked 2nd Highest in GA
Percent with Insurance Over 65
96.8%
was 98.3%
Ranked 9th Highest in GA

 Education

Percent with High School Diploma or Higher
92.0%
was 94.3%
Ranked 2nd Highest in GA
Percent with Bachelors Degree or Higher
62.9%
was 56.0%
Ranked 2nd Highest in GA

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