Sand Springs, OK

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Living in Sand Springs

Sand Springs is a medium-sized city located in the state of Oklahoma. With a population of 19,897 people and nine constituent neighborhoods, Sand Springs is the 24th largest community in Oklahoma.

Sand Springs is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Sand Springs is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Sand Springs who work in office and administrative support (15.79%), management occupations (10.81%), and sales jobs (10.65%).

It is a fairly quiet city because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Sand Springs has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Sand Springs has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Sand Springs than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Sand Springs may be for you.

The education level of Sand Springs citizens, measured as those with bachelor's degrees or advanced degrees, is similar to the national average for all American cities and towns. 18.88% of adults 25 and older in Sand Springs have a college degree.

The per capita income in Sand Springs in 2010 was $28,110, which is wealthy relative to Oklahoma, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $112,440 for a family of four. However, Sand Springs contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Sand Springs is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Sand Springs home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Sand Springs residents report their race to be White, followed by Native American. Important ancestries of people in Sand Springs include German, Irish, English, Scottish, and French.

The most common language spoken in Sand Springs is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Polish.