Sandy, Utah Population 2021

95,666
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Sandy is a city located in Salt Lake County Utah. With a 2020 population of 95,666, it is the 6th largest city in Utah and the 342nd largest city in the United States . Sandy is currently declining at a rate of -0.37% annually but its population has increased by 9.38% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 87,461 in 2010. Sandy reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 24 miles, Sandy has a population density of 3,970 people per square mile.

The average household income in Sandy is $113,032 with a poverty rate of 5.18%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,305 per month, and the median house value is $356,500. The median age in Sandy is 36.5 years, 35.5 years for males, and 37.7 years for females.

Sandy Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Sandywas:

  • White: 90.09%
  • Asian: 3.75%
  • Two or more races: 2.45%
  • Other race: 2.18%
  • Black or African American: 0.61%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.59%
  • Native American: 0.33%
The current population of Sandy, Utah is 95,666 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 96,380.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 87,461.

Sandy, Utah Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White86,60290.09%
Asian3,6033.75%
Two or More Races2,3552.45%
Some Other Race2,0942.18%
Black or African American5850.61%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander5700.59%
American Indian and Alaska Native3180.33%
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Sandy Population by Race

Sandy Population Pyramid $2021

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Sandy Median Age

36.5


Total

35.5


Male

37.7


Female

Sandy Adults

There are 71,866 adults, (13,252 of whom are seniors) in Sandy.

Sandy Age Dependency

64

Age Dependency Ratio

22.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Sandy Sex Ratio

Female

47,974

49.91%

Male

48,153

50.09%

Sandy Population by Age

Sandy Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Sandy Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Non Family62.1%37.9%
Male62.3%37.7%
Female67.2%32.8%
All78.7%21.3%
Married86.8%13.2%

78.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Sandy Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All31,3883.0578.7
Married20,5393.5586.8
Non Family6,8521.3362.1
Female2,5953.4667.2
Male1,4023.2962.3

3.44

Average Family Size

3.05

Average Household Size

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Sandy Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,0161.60%
9th to 12th Grade2,2523.54%
High School Graduate11,60718.26%
Some College16,44625.88%
Associates Degree5,6608.91%
Bachelors Degree17,43527.43%
Graduate Degree9,14314.39%
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Sandy Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Sandy Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White54,64752,53223,348
Hispanic4,8023,9341,077
Asian2,6042,3691,671
Other Race1,2941,084255
2+ Races765736306
Black394360164
Islander29029040
Native American18318336

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 64.17%.

Sandy Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$48,243$64,139$35,161
Less Than 9th Grade$27,489$30,725$26,240
High School Graduate$32,525$41,154$27,083
Some College$40,900$52,803$31,397
Bachelors Degree$61,201$80,603$40,288
Graduate Degree$86,370$105,493$60,254

$48,243

Average Earnings

$64,139

Average Male

$35,161

Average Female

Sandy Earnings by Educational Attainment

Sandy Language by Age

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Sandy Language

87.37% of Sandy residents speak only English, while 12.63% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.65% of the population.

Sandy Language

Sandy Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White80,4093,7914.71%
Hispanic8,2967989.62%
Multiple2,3341345.74%
Asian3,5851313.65%
Other2,0531266.14%
Black58010117.41%

5.18%

Overall Poverty Rate

4.09%

Male Poverty Rate

6.27%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Sandy

The race most likely to be in poverty in Sandy is Black, with 17.41% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Sandy is Asian, with 3.65% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.07%. Among those working part-time, it was 7.07%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 8.89%.

Sandy Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade11.30%
High School6.96%
Some College3.96%
Bachelors or Greater3.03%

Sandy Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed26.40%
Male Unemployed11.92%
Female Employed3.67%
Male Employed2.22%

Sandy Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Sandy Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$94,018$113,032
Families$103,810$124,155
Married Families$113,150$134,274
Non Families$48,611$65,760
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Income by Household Type

Sandy Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

57.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

59.0%

Male Marriage Rate

56.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Sandy Married by Age and Sex

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Sandy Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Sandy Marital Status by Race

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Sandy Marital Status

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4,019

Number of Veterans

3,698

Male Veterans

321

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,462
First Gulf War776
Second Gulf War673
Korea267
World War II165

Sandy Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 741,081
75+1,010
35 to 54997
55 to 64671
18 to 34260

Sandy Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White3,7335.71%
Hispanic1692.91%
Asian1134.01%
Black9921.57%
2+ Races434.04%
Other Race312.09%

Sandy Veterans by Race

Sandy Veterans by Education

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2.94%

Veteran Poverty Rate

21.19%

Veteran Disability Rate

Sandy Veterans by Education

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68.4%

Labor Force Participation

66.4%

Employment Rate

2.8%

Unemployment Rate

Sandy Employment by Age

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Sandy Employment by Race

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Sandy 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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60.19%

Born in Sandy

91.04%

Native Born

8.96%

Foreign Born

4.35%

Non Citizen

4.61%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

91.04% of Sandy residents were born in the United States, with 60.19% having been born in Utah. 4.35% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Sandy Place of Birth

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202195,666-357-0.37%
202096,023-357-0.37%
201996,380-357-0.37%
201896,7373310.34%
201796,406-38-0.04%
201696,4441,9072.02%
201594,5371,1961.28%
201493,3417420.80%
201392,5996700.73%
201291,9298530.94%
201191,0768490.94%
201090,2271,8090.20%
200088,41813,3601.65%
199075,05822,8483.70%
198052,21045,77223.28%
19706,4383,1166.84%
19603,3221,8224.06%
19401,5000.00%

Sandy Population by Year