Sandy Springs, Georgia Population 2020

110,779

Sandy Springs is a city located in Georgia. With a 2020 population of 110,779, it is the 7th largest city in Georgia and the 278th largest city in the United States. Sandy Springs is currently growing at a rate of 0.90% annually and its population has increased by 18.03% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 93,853 in 2010. Spanning over 39 miles, Sandy Springs has a population density of 2,942 people per square mile.

The average household income in Sandy Springs is $127,507 with a poverty rate of 9.49%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,230 per month, and the median house value is $447,800. The median age in Sandy Springs is 36.4 years, 35 years for males, and 37.3 years for females. For every 100 females there are 91.0 males.

Sandy Springs Demographics

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

  • White: 67.73%
  • Black or African American: 19.34%
  • Asian: 7.27%
  • Two or more races: 2.71%
  • Native American: 1.48%
  • Other race: 1.44%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.03%
The current population of Sandy Springs, Georgia is 110,779, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 108,797.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 93,853.

Sandy Springs, Georgia Population 2020

Year Total Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20206,101,36075,7101.24%
20196,025,65075,7001.26%
20185,949,95075,7001.27%
20175,874,25083,9701.43%
20165,790,280102,0001.76%
20155,688,28093,7401.65%
20145,594,54083,2201.49%
20135,511,32066,5601.21%
20125,444,76078,5101.44%
20115,366,25063,5501.18%
20105,302,7000.00%

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White71,39767.73%
Black or African American20,38519.34%
Asian7,6617.27%
Two or More Races2,8572.71%
American Indian and Alaska Native1,5631.48%
Some Other Race1,5201.44%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander280.03%

Sandy Springs Population Pyramid 2020

Sandy Springs Median Age

36.4


Total

35


Male

37.3


Female

Sandy Springs Adults

There are 84,091 adults, (13,444 of whom are seniors) in Sandy Springs.

Sandy Springs Age Dependency

49.2

Age Dependency Ratio

19

Old Age Dependency Ratio

30.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Sandy Springs Sex Ratio

Female

55,201

52.37%

Male

50,210

47.63%

Sandy Springs Households and Families

Sandy Springs Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Sandy Springs Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married68.1%31.9%
All47.6%52.4%
Female34.2%65.8%
Non Family33.7%66.3%
Male22%78%

47.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All45,8332.2947.6
Non Family21,1891.3333.7
Married19,1313.0268.1
Female3,7093.3134.2
Male1,8043.6922

3.04

Average Family Size

2.29

Average Household Size

5.5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Sandy Springs Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2,3143.05%
9th to 12th Grade1,8562.45%
High School Graduate9,94313.12%
Some College9,63712.72%
Associates Degree4,0635.36%
Bachelors Degree29,74739.25%
Graduate Degree18,22324.05%

Sandy Springs Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White46,97246,34334,088
Black13,74213,2646,271
Hispanic8,0825,2662,206
Asian5,9265,7184,784
Multiple Races1,3351,233747
Native American94625673
Other Race903483195
Islander282822

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 80.73%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$51,748$60,653$44,799
Less Than High School$20,688$22,838$18,784
High School Grad$26,664$27,097$25,399
Some College$37,627$40,571$35,720
Bachelors Degree$62,675$77,504$51,920
Graduate Degree$86,286$111,828$62,445

$51,748

Average Earnings

$60,653

Average Male

$44,799

Average Female

Sandy Springs Language

Sandy Springs Language by Age

Sandy Springs Language

75.28% of Sandy Springs residents speak only English, while 24.72% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 12.24% of the population.

Sandy Springs Poverty

Sandy Springs Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic14,5633,40123.35%
Black20,2203,15515.60%
White60,4822,5724.25%
Asian7,6195196.81%
Native1,56347430.33%
Multiple2,85143515.26%
Other1,51717711.67%

9.49%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.05%

Male Poverty Rate

9.90%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Sandy Springs

The race most likely to be in poverty in Sandy Springs is Native, with 30.33% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Sandy Springs is White, with 4.25% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.21%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.23%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 16.42%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School23.48%
High School10.86%
Some College9.58%
Bachelors or Greater3.61%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed26.54%
Female Unemployed23.65%
Male Employed5.35%
Female Employed4.32%

Sandy Springs Income

Sandy Springs Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$74,093$127,507
Families$110,422$173,797
Married Families$134,941-
Non Families$55,388$72,082

Sandy Springs Marital Status

Sandy Springs Marital Status

Marriage Rates

46.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.6%

Male Marriage Rate

43.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Sandy Springs Married by Age and Sex

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

Sandy Springs Veterans

3,773

Number of Veterans

3,226

Male Veterans

547

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,302
First Gulf War749
Second Gulf War654
World War II270
Korea263
Name Veterans % of Total
White2,9685.16%
Black7464.61%
Hispanic320.34%
2 or More311.82%
Asian180.28%
Indian100.92%

$Sandy Springs Veterans by Education

2.38%

Veteran Poverty Rate

22.48%

Veteran Disability Rate

Sandy Springs Employment Status

73.3%

Labor Force Participation

70.6%

Employment Rate

3.6%

Unemployment Rate

Sandy Springs Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

32.46%

Born in Georgia

79.32%

Native Born

20.68%

Foreign Born

13.59%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

79.32% of Sandy Springs residents were born in the United States, with 32.46% having been born in Georgia. 13.59% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2020110,7799910.90%
2019109,7889910.91%
2018108,7972,2532.11%
2017106,5449910.94%
2016105,5537620.73%
2015104,7913,4053.36%
2014101,3862,0052.02%
201399,3815020.51%
201298,8792,2152.29%
201196,6642,3932.54%
201094,2718,4710.95%
200085,80018,0002.38%
199067,8000.00%