Sandy Springs, GA

Census Place

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2022 Population
107,221
0.578% 1-year growth
US Senator
Jon Ossoff
Democratic Party
US Senator
Raphael Warnock
Democratic Party
2022 Median Age
37.4
2.19% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
7.14%
10.3% 1-year increase
2022 Median Household Income
$93,303
7.8% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$556,300
13.5% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
62,743
0.665% 1-year decline

About

In 2022, Sandy Springs, GA had a population of 107k people with a median age of 37.4 and a median household income of $93,303. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Sandy Springs, GA grew from 106,605 to 107,221, a 0.578% increase and its median household income grew from $86,548 to $93,303, a 7.8% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Sandy Springs, GA are White (Non-Hispanic) (57.3%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (20.6%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (7.72%), White (Hispanic) (4.55%), and Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (3.23%).

None of the households in Sandy Springs, GA reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

90.7% of the residents in Sandy Springs, GA are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Sandy Springs, GA are American InterContinental University-Atlanta (408 degrees awarded in 2022), Chamberlain University-Georgia (360 degrees), and International School of Skin Nailcare & Massage Therapy (365091) (178 degrees).

In 2022, the median property value in Sandy Springs, GA was $556,300, and the homeownership rate was 50.5%.

Most people in Sandy Springs, GA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 26.5 minutes. The average car ownership in Sandy Springs, GA was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Sandy Springs, GA is home to a population of 107k people, from which 90.7% are citizens. As of 2022, 16.6% of Sandy Springs, GA residents were born outside of the country (17.8k people).

In 2022, there were 2.79 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (61.4k people) in Sandy Springs, GA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 22k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 8.28k Asian (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

90.7%
2022 Citizenship
89.7%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 90.7% of Sandy Springs, GA residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Sandy Springs, GA was 89.7%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Sandy Springs, GA
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    61.4k ± 2.15k
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    22k ± 2.02k
  3. Asian (Non-Hispanic)
    8.28k ± 1.18k
10.4%
Hispanic Population
11.1k people

In 2022, there were 2.79 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (61.4k people) in Sandy Springs, GA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 22k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 8.28k Asian (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

10.4% of the people in Sandy Springs, GA are hispanic (11.1k people).

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    222,301 ± 11,455 people
  2. India
    103,637 ± 7,865 people
  3. Jamaica
    49,864 ± 5,470 people

In 2022, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Georgia was Mexico, the natal country of 222,301 Georgia residents, followed by India with 103,637 and Jamaica with 49,864.

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Foreign-Born Population

16.6%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
17.8k people
17.7%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
18.9k people

As of 2022, 16.6% of Sandy Springs, GA residents (17.8k people) were born outside of the United States, which is higher than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Sandy Springs, GA was 17.7%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    949 ± 258
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    855 ± 352
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    439 ± 175

Sandy Springs, GA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.11 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Sandy Springs, GA employs 62.7k people. The largest industries in Sandy Springs, GA are Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (12,633 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (6,331 people), and Retail Trade (5,704 people), and the highest paying industries are Management of Companies & Enterprises ($107,200), Manufacturing ($104,933), and Information ($97,969).

Males in Georgia have an average income that is 1.35 times higher than the average income of females, which is $58,988. The income inequality in Georgia (measured using the Gini index) is 0.474, which is lower than than the national average.

Occupations

62.7k
2022 Value
± 2,462
−0.665%
1 Year decline
± 5.62%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Sandy Springs, GA declined at a rate of −0.665%, from 63.2k employees to 62.7k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Sandy Springs, GA, are Management Occupations (11,340 people), Business & Financial Operations Occupations (7,594 people), and Office & Administrative Support Occupations (7,202 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Sandy Springs, GA.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

62.7k
2022 Value
± 2,462
−0.665%
1 Year decline
± 5.62%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Sandy Springs, GA declined at a rate of −0.665%, from 63.2k employees to 62.7k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Sandy Springs, GA, are Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (12,633 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (6,331 people), and Retail Trade (5,704 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Sandy Springs, GA, though some of these residents may live in Sandy Springs, GA and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$76,929
Median earning men ± $4,516
$57,089
Median earning women ± $3,399

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($157,721), Wholesale Trade ($125,069), and Manufacturing ($122,976).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Information ($97,188), Manufacturing ($82,218), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($72,780).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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2.94%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 4.87M people employed in Georgia. This represents a 2.94% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 11.9%.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Georgia.

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Georgia went to Joseph R Biden Jr. with 49.5% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (49.2%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.24%).

Jon Ossoff and Raphael Warnock are the senators currently representing the state of Georgia. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Georgia is currently represented by 14 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Georgia

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Jon Ossoff
Senator from Georgia2
Assumed office on January 20, 2021
Inauguration delayed as incumbent senator David Perdue's term expired on January 3, 2021, two days prior to the 2020-21 United States Senate election in Georgia|runoff election.
Raphael Warnock
Senator from Georgia3
Assumed office on January 20, 2021
Elected to the seat to succeed Kelly Loeffler, who had been appointed to the seat following the resignation of Johnny Isakson.

Jon Ossoff and Raphael Warnock are the senators currently representing Georgia.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

The following chart shows elected senators in Georgia over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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US Representatives from Georgia

Georgia is currently represented by 14 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Georgia have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

In 2022, universities in Sandy Springs, GA awarded 1,132 degrees. The student population of Sandy Springs, GA in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 723 male students and 2,602 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Sandy Springs, GA are Black or African American (657 and 58.3%), followed by White (172 and 15.3%), Unknown (140 and 12.4%), and Hispanic or Latino (78 and 6.92%).

The largest universities in Sandy Springs, GA by number of degrees awarded are American InterContinental University-Atlanta (408 and 36%), Chamberlain University-Georgia (360 and 31.8%), and International School of Skin Nailcare & Massage Therapy (365091) (178 and 15.7%).

The most popular majors in Sandy Springs, GA are Registered Nursing (360 and 31.8%), General Business Administration & Management (228 and 20.1%), and Massage Therapy (87 and 7.69%).

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

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Measure

In 2022 in Sandy Springs, GA, the percentage of applicants admitted was 68.4%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 84.6%. The number of students enrolled in 2022 was 3,325 (21.7% men and 78.3% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

Universities

In 2022 there were 3,325 students enrolled in Sandy Springs, GA, 21.7% men and 78.3% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in Black or African American with 1,995 records, of which 79.2% were women and 20.8% men.

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Concentrations

In 2022, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Sandy Springs, GA was Registered Nursing with 360 degrees awarded.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 408 degrees awarded
  2. 360 degrees awarded
  3. 178 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was American InterContinental University-Atlanta with 408 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

University

In 2022, 233 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Sandy Springs, GA, which is 0.259 times less than the 899 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2022 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was Black or African American students. These 657 degrees mean that there were 3.82 times more degrees awarded to Black or African American students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, White, with 172 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Universities

Private for-profit, 4-year or above ($19,572) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Private for-profit, 4-year or above ($660) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

Private for-profit, 4-year or above ($600) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2022, 1.08% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 1.03% of women were in the same situation.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (2.33M), Some college (1.78M), and Bachelors Degree (1.56M).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Sandy Springs, GA was $556,300 in 2022, which is 1.97 times larger than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $490,200 to $556,300, a 13.5% increase. The homeownership rate in Sandy Springs, GA is 50.5%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Sandy Springs, GA have an average commute time of 26.5 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Sandy Springs, GA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Sandy Springs, GA is $93,303. In 2022, the place with the highest median household income in Sandy Springs, GA was Census Tract 101.07 with a value of $250,001, followed by Census Tract 102.04 and Census Tract 101.15, with respective values of $172,500 and $164,881.

Property

$556,300
Median Property Value 2022
±$27,130
$25,842
Median Property Taxes
±$1,477

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Sandy Springs, GA the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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Rent vs Own

50.5%
Homeownership
2022
67.6%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 50.5% of the housing units in Sandy Springs, GA were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 49.5%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 101.07
  2. Census Tract 102.04
  3. Census Tract 101.15

In 2022, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Sandy Springs, GA was Census Tract 101.07 with a value of $250,001, followed by Census Tract 102.04 and Census Tract 101.15, with respective values of $172,500 and $164,881.

The following map shows all of the places in Sandy Springs, GA colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

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$93,303
Median Household Income
± $2,690
51.2k
Number of Households
± 2,334

In 2022, the median household income of the 51.2k households in Sandy Springs, GA grew to $93,303 from the previous year's value of $86,548.

The following chart displays the households in Sandy Springs, GA distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $200k+ range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Sandy Springs, GA is from Georgia.
0.474
2022 Wage GINI in Georgia
0.475
2021 Wage GINI in Georgia

In 2022, the income inequality in Georgia was 0.474 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.224% decline from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Georgia was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Georgia in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (61.9%)
  2. Worked At Home (24.8%)
  3. Public Transit (5.58%)

In 2022, 61.9% of workers in Sandy Springs, GA drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (24.8%) and those who used public transit to get to work (5.58%).

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Commute Time

26.5 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Sandy Springs, GA have a shorter commute time (26.5 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 2.76% of the workforce in Sandy Springs, GA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Sandy Springs, GA distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Sandy Springs, GA have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

7.14% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Sandy Springs, GA (7.63k out of 107k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 18 - 24, followed by Males 35 - 44 and then Females 25 - 34.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Sandy Springs, GA is White, followed by Black and Hispanic.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Health

91.2% of the population of Sandy Springs, GA has health coverage, with 61.5% on employee plans, 5.12% on Medicaid, 11.1% on Medicare, 13.1% on non-group plans, and 0.356% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Fulton County, GA see 899 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.553% decrease from the previous year (904 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1420 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 371 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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899 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Fulton County, GA

Primary care physicians in Fulton County, GA see an average of 899 patients per year. This represents a 0.553% decrease from the previous year (904 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Fulton County, GA in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 19.8% under 18 years, 25.8% between 18 and 34 years, 40.4% between 35 and 64 years, and 14% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 45.8% were men and 54.2% were women.

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Uninsured People

8.84%
Uninsured
61.5%
Employer Coverage
5.12%
Medicaid
11.1%
Medicare
13.1%
Non-Group
0.356%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Sandy Springs, GA declined by 2.73% from 9.09% to 8.84%.

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