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Sandy, OR
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Sandy profile

Living in Sandy

Sandy is a somewhat small city located in the state of Oregon. With a population of 12,953 people and three associated neighborhoods, Sandy is the 44th largest community in Oregon. Sandy has seen a significant amount of newer housing growth in recent years. Quite often, new home construction is the result of new residents moving in who are middle class or wealthier, attracted by jobs, a healthy local economy, or other amenities as they leave nearby or far away areas for greener pastures. This seems to be the case in Sandy, where the median household income is $98,341.00.

Housing costs in Sandy are among some of the highest in the nation, although real estate prices here don't compare to real estate prices in the most expensive communities in Oregon.

Also of interest is that Sandy has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 12.22% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.

In Sandy, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 30.66 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.

The population of Sandy overall has a level of education that is slightly above the US average for all US cities and towns of 21.84%. Of adults 25 and older in Sandy, 21.80% have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Sandy in 2018 was $40,271, which is upper middle income relative to Oregon and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $161,084 for a family of four.

Sandy is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Sandy home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Sandy residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Sandy include German, English, Irish, European, and Norwegian.

The most common language spoken in Sandy is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Italian.

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