Most Expensive Sandy Springs Neighborhoods
|1||Shorter U-College of Adult & Professional / Northside Dr NW|
|2||Powers Ferry Rd NW / Mount Paran Rd NW|
|3||Peachtree Dunwoody Rd NE / Johnson Ferry Rd NE|
|4||Spalding Dr / Brandon Hall Dr|
|5||Spalding Ln / Spalding Dr|
|6||Riverside Dr NW / Johnson Ferry Rd NW|
|7||Island Ferry Rd / Roberts Dr|
|8||Windridge Dr / Sugar Mill Rd|
|9||Glenridge Stratford Dr NE / Glenridge Dr NE|
|10||Gables Ln / Spalding Dr|
Sandy Springs is a larger medium-sized city located in the state of Georgia. With a population of 101,908 people and 22 constituent neighborhoods, Sandy Springs is the sixth largest community in Georgia.
Sandy Springs home prices are not only among the most expensive in Georgia, but Sandy Springs real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Sandy Springs is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 92.47% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Sandy Springs is a city of professionals, sales and office workers and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Sandy Springs who work in sales jobs (15.94%), management occupations (13.29%) and office and administrative support (9.30%).
Also of interest is that Sandy Springs has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Of important note, Sandy Springs is also a city of artists. Sandy Springs has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Sandy Springs’s character.
Another interesting thing about Sandy Springs, despite not being a huge city, is that there is a relatively high proportion of people living here who are young, single, and upwardly-mobile professionals. This makes it a good choice for other relocating single professionals. Here, these young singles will find many others like themselves, with opportunities for friendships, socializing, romance, and fun.
Although the majority of commuting trips in the city are by private automobile, Sandy Springs is somewhat unusual for a city of its size for having a substantial number of people who use public transportation. For a lot of people, the bus helps to get to and from their jobs every morning, which benefits everyone in the Sandy Springs area by reducing both traffic and air pollution.
If knowledge is power, Sandy Springs is a pretty powerful place. 58.27% of the adults in Sandy Springs have earned a 4-year college degree, masters degree, MD, law degree, or even PhD. Compare that to the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns.
The per capita income in Sandy Springs in 2010 was $50,387, which is wealthy relative to Georgia and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $201,548 for a family of four. However, Sandy Springs contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Sandy Springs is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Sandy Springs home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Sandy Springs residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Sandy Springs also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 12.89% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Sandy Springs include English, German, Irish, Italian, Polish and Russian.
In addition, Sandy Springs has a lot of people living here who were born outside of the US (18.66%).
The most common language spoken in Sandy Springs is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and French.
|SANDY SPRINGS INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|NUMBER OF HOMES AND APARTMENTS||42,196|
|SANDY SPRINGS HOME OWNERSHIP|
|% OWNER OCCUPIED||46.07%|
|% RENTER OCCUPIED||53.93%|
|TYPE OF SANDY SPRINGS HOMES|
|SINGLE FAMILY DETACHED||34.84%|
|ROWHOUSES AND ATTACHED HOMES||8.47%|
|SMALL APARTMENT BUILDINGS||4.43%|
|COMPLEXES OR HIGH RISE APARTMENTS||51.92%|
|SIZE OF SANDY SPRINGS HOMES|
|5 OR MORE BEDROOMS||12.10%|
|AGE OF SANDY SPRINGS HOMES|
|NEWER HOMES (2000 OR LATER)||10.57%|
|ESTABLISHED, BUT NOT OLD HOMES (1970-1999)||69.62%|
|WELL-ESTABLISHED, OLD HOMES (1940-1969)||19.27%|
|HISTORIC (1939 OR BEFORE)||0.54%|
|SANDY SPRINGS REAL ESTATE INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|MEDIAN HOME VALUE||$535,522|
|MEDIAN RENTAL PRICE||$1,299|
|HOME VALUE RANGE|
|$0 - $63,000||1.76%|
|$63,001 - $126,000||7.15%|
|$126,001 - $252,000||12.92%|
|$252,001 - $378,000||10.30%|
|$378,001 - $504,000||14.77%|
|$504,001 - $630,000||16.25%|
|$630,001 - $946,000||20.59%|
|$946,001 - $1,261,000||6.51%|
|PEOPLE OF SANDY SPRINGS||DETAILS|
|UNDER 5 YEARS||6.59%|
|5 TO 17||15.20%|
|18 TO 24||7.68%|
|25 TO 34||19.48%|
|35 TO 54||29.13%|
|55 TO 64||10.60%|
|65 YEARS AND OVER||11.32%|
|EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS|
|HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES||94.48%|
|MEDIAN HOUSEHOLD INCOME||$63,401|
|PER CAPITA INCOME||$50,387|
|INDIVIDUALS BELOW POVERTY LEVEL||12.51%|
|INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN||Professional, scientific, and technical services (15.91%)
Information Technology (4.45%)
Real estate (3.24%)
Public Service (2.13%)
|BLACK OR AFRICAN AMERICAN||21.78%|
|AMERICAN INDIAN AND ALASKA NATIVE||0.30%|
|NATIVE HAWAIIAN AND OTHER PACIFIC ISLANDERS||0.09%|
|SOME OTHER RACE ALONE||2.11%|
|TWO OR MORE RACES||2.40%|
|HISPANIC OR LATINO (OF ANY RACE)||12.89%|
|ETHNICITIES PRESENT||English (9.09%)
|LANGUAGES SPOKEN||English (75.68%)
Other Asian languages (1.58%)
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