Sandy Springs, Georgia Population 2021

110,664
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Sandy Springs is a city located in Georgia. With a 2020 population of 110,664, it is the 7th largest city in Georgia and the 276th largest city in the United States . Sandy Springs is currently growing at a rate of 0.55% annually and its population has increased by 17.91% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 93,853 in 2010. Sandy Springs reached it's highest population of 110,664 in 2021. Spanning over 39 miles, Sandy Springs has a population density of 2,939 people per square mile.

The average household income in Sandy Springs is $134,710 with a poverty rate of 7.58%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,327 per month, and the median house value is $471,800. The median age in Sandy Springs is 36.5 years, 35.5 years for males, and 37.4 years for females.

Sandy Springs Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Sandy Springs was:

  • White: 67.70%
  • Black or African American: 18.61%
  • Asian: 7.33%
  • Two or more races: 2.77%
  • Other race: 1.87%
  • Native American: 1.70%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.02%
The current population of Sandy Springs, Georgia is 110,664 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 108,846.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 93,853.

Sandy Springs, Georgia Population 2021

2019 and 2020 population is estimated by projecting the raw 2018 numbers.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
20216,170,49075,0701.22%
20206,095,42075,0601.23%
20196,020,36075,0601.25%
20185,945,30072,8701.23%
20175,872,43084,4701.44%
20165,787,960101,9101.76%
20155,686,05092,8501.63%
20145,593,20082,6701.48%
20135,510,53066,0601.20%
20125,444,47078,0101.43%
20115,366,46063,8601.19%
20105,302,6000.00%

Sandy Springs Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White72,49267.70%
Black or African American19,92618.61%
Asian7,8487.33%
Two or More Races2,9632.77%
Some Other Race1,9991.87%
American Indian and Alaska Native1,8191.70%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander250.02%
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Sandy Springs Population by Race

Sandy Springs Population Pyramid $2021

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Sandy Springs Median Age

36.5


Total

35.5


Male

37.4


Female

Sandy Springs Adults

There are 85,857 adults, (14,018 of whom are seniors) in Sandy Springs.

Sandy Springs Age Dependency

49

Age Dependency Ratio

19.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

29.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Sandy Springs Sex Ratio

Female

56,218

52.50%

Male

50,854

47.50%

Sandy Springs Population by Age

Sandy Springs Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Sandy Springs Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married68.6%31.4%
All47.9%52.1%
Female36.9%63.1%
Male33.4%66.6%
Non Family32.3%67.7%

47.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Sandy Springs Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All47,1082.2647.9
Non Family22,1331.3132.3
Married19,7663.0168.6
Female3,6713.3836.9
Male1,5383.5633.4

3.05

Average Family Size

2.26

Average Household Size

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Sandy Springs Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2,3203.00%
9th to 12th Grade1,8382.38%
High School Graduate9,32512.06%
Some College9,48912.27%
Associates Degree4,0075.18%
Bachelors Degree30,77539.79%
Graduate Degree19,59925.34%
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Sandy Springs Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Sandy Springs Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White47,90347,35035,329
Black13,55513,0206,531
Hispanic8,6295,7962,802
Asian6,1355,9165,040
Other Race1,373831402
2+ Races1,2721,173679
Native American1,01725396
Islander252510

The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 82.15%.

Sandy Springs Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$53,345$62,634$48,125
Less Than 9th Grade$21,017$24,464$18,307
High School Graduate$27,784$28,561$26,680
Some College$38,664$41,895$35,588
Bachelors Degree$63,993$78,600$53,499
Graduate Degree$87,379$114,464$64,931

$53,345

Average Earnings

$62,634

Average Male

$48,125

Average Female

Sandy Springs Earnings by Educational Attainment

Sandy Springs Language by Age

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Sandy Springs Language

75.68% of Sandy Springs residents speak only English, while 24.32% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 12.18% of the population.

Sandy Springs Language

Sandy Springs Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic15,1392,86218.90%
White61,5832,4023.90%
Black19,7372,03310.30%
Native1,81964135.24%
Asian7,7885597.18%
Multiple2,95837812.78%
Other1,9961477.36%

7.58%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.05%

Male Poverty Rate

8.05%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Sandy Springs

The race most likely to be in poverty in Sandy Springs is Native, with 35.24% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Sandy Springs is White, with 3.90% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.39%. Among those working part-time, it was 11.35%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 14.76%.

Sandy Springs Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade18.03%
High School9.26%
Some College5.65%
Bachelors or Greater3.59%

Sandy Springs Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed18.67%
Male Unemployed14.75%
Male Employed4.05%
Female Employed2.86%

Sandy Springs Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Sandy Springs Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$78,613$134,710
Families$114,782$184,944
Married Families$136,143-
Non Families$58,551$76,493
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Income by Household Type

Sandy Springs Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

47.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.5%

Male Marriage Rate

43.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Sandy Springs Married by Age and Sex

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Sandy Springs Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Sandy Springs Marital Status by Race

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Sandy Springs Marital Status

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3,801

Number of Veterans

3,307

Male Veterans

494

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,249
First Gulf War813
Second Gulf War601
Korea333
World War II201

Sandy Springs Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+1,160
65 to 74980
35 to 54822
55 to 64507
18 to 34332

Sandy Springs Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White2,9525.02%
Black7354.62%
2+ Races865.22%
Hispanic430.42%
Asian170.26%
Native American110.94%

Sandy Springs Veterans by Race

Sandy Springs Veterans by Education

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2.02%

Veteran Poverty Rate

22.94%

Veteran Disability Rate

Sandy Springs Veterans by Education

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73.4%

Labor Force Participation

71%

Employment Rate

3%

Unemployment Rate

Sandy Springs Employment by Age

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Sandy Springs Employment by Race

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Sandy Springs Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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32.88%

Born in Sandy Springs

79.37%

Native Born

20.63%

Foreign Born

13.35%

Non Citizen

7.28%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

79.37% of Sandy Springs residents were born in the United States, with 32.88% having been born in Georgia. 13.35% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Sandy Springs Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2021110,6646060.55%
2020110,0586060.55%
2019109,4526060.56%
2018108,8462,2122.07%
2017106,6341,0561.00%
2016105,5787890.75%
2015104,7893,4183.37%
2014101,3711,9942.01%
201399,3774950.50%
201298,8822,2052.28%
201196,6772,4022.55%
201094,2758,4750.95%
200085,80018,0002.38%
199067,8000.00%

Sandy Springs Population by Year