Sandy is a city located in Clackamas County Oregon. With a 2020 population of 13,220, it is the 49th largest city in Oregon and the 3293rd largest city in the United States. Sandy is currently growing at a rate of 2.35% annually and its population has increased by 4.82% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 12,612 in 2020. Spanning over 3 miles, Sandy has a population density of 3,806 people per square mile.
The average household income in Sandy is $80,007 with a poverty rate of 8.36%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,257 per month, and the median house value is $319,300. The median age in Sandy is 36.2 years, 34.8 years for males, and 37 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Sandywas:
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The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100.00%.
The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 73.83%.
88.86% of Sandy residents speak only English, while 11.14% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 7.40% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Sandy is Native, with 57.00% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Sandy is Multiple, with 3.90% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.17%. Among those working part-time, it was 7.80%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.25%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
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93.05% of Sandy residents were born in the United States, with 56.98% having been born in Oregon. 2.73% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.