Sandy, Utah Population 2020

96,943

Sandy is a city located in Utah. With a 2020 population of 96,943, it is the 6th largest city in Utah and the 331st largest city in the United States. Sandy is currently growing at a rate of 0.02% annually and its population has increased by 10.84% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 87,461 in 2010. Spanning over 24 miles, Sandy has a population density of 4,023 people per square mile.

The average household income in Sandy is $110,893 with a poverty rate of 5.22%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,268 per month, and the median house value is $334,200. The median age in Sandy is 35.9 years, 35.4 years for males, and 36.3 years for females. For every 100 females there are 97.1 males.

Sandy Demographics

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

  • White: 90.95%
  • Asian: 2.97%
  • Two or more races: 2.30%
  • Other race: 2.07%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.85%
  • Black or African American: 0.52%
  • Native American: 0.34%
The current population of Sandy, Utah is 96,943, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 96,901.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 87,461.

Sandy, Utah Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White86,78290.95%
Asian2,8372.97%
Two or More Races2,1902.30%
Some Other Race1,9762.07%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander8150.85%
Black or African American4930.52%
American Indian and Alaska Native3270.34%

Sandy Population Pyramid 2020

Sandy Median Age

35.9


Total

35.4


Male

36.3


Female

Sandy Adults

There are 70,370 adults, (12,174 of whom are seniors) in Sandy.

Sandy Age Dependency

64

Age Dependency Ratio

20.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

43

Child Dependency Ratio

Sandy Sex Ratio

Female

48,414

50.74%

Male

47,006

49.26%

Sandy Households and Families

Sandy Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Sandy Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married86.6%13.4%
All78%22%
Male63.8%36.2%
Non Family62.3%37.7%
Female58.5%41.5%

78.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All30,7223.0978
Married20,1873.5986.6
Non Family6,6351.3562.3
Female2,5803.4458.5
Male1,3203.4563.8

3.48

Average Family Size

3.09

Average Household Size

4.5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.5%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Sandy Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,0451.68%
9th to 12th Grade2,1363.44%
High School Graduate11,39918.36%
Some College16,19126.08%
Associates Degree5,9719.62%
Bachelors Degree16,33226.31%
Graduate Degree8,99714.49%

Sandy Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White54,15852,06322,577
Hispanic4,4653,5421,035
Asian2,0681,9241,301
Other Race1,164876188
Multiple Races675651265
Islander38238252
Black286278105
Native American18418449

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 62.91%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$46,852$62,633$35,436
Less Than High School$28,814$34,673$25,951
High School Grad$31,516$38,131$28,020
Some College$41,185$51,201$32,149
Bachelors Degree$59,135$77,227$38,728
Graduate Degree$78,188$102,756$57,421

$46,852

Average Earnings

$62,633

Average Male

$35,436

Average Female

Sandy Language

Sandy Language by Age

Sandy Language

88.12% of Sandy residents speak only English, while 11.88% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.52% of the population.

Sandy Poverty

Sandy Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White80,5713,7014.59%
Hispanic8,1627779.52%
Other1,94425413.07%
Multiple2,17621910.06%
Asian2,8221404.96%
Black474306.33%
Islander815141.72%

5.22%

Overall Poverty Rate

3.91%

Male Poverty Rate

6.50%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Sandy

The race most likely to be in poverty in Sandy is Other, with 13.07% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Sandy is Islander, with 1.72% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.24%. Among those working part-time, it was 6.59%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 8.88%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School7.08%
High School6.71%
Some College3.84%
Bachelors or Greater2.92%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed21.84%
Male Unemployed16.83%
Female Employed4.13%
Male Employed1.91%

Sandy Income

Sandy Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$91,836$110,893
Families$101,482$121,671
Married Families$109,877$131,905
Non Families$48,936$64,862

Sandy Marital Status

Sandy Marital Status

Marriage Rates

58.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

60.0%

Male Marriage Rate

56.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Sandy Married by Age and Sex

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 45-54.

Sandy Marital Status by Race

Sandy Veterans

4,136

Number of Veterans

3,807

Male Veterans

329

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,504
First Gulf War764
Second Gulf War621
Korea307
World War II202
Name Veterans % of Total
White3,9376.08%
Hispanic2204.05%
Asian683.06%
Black6421.05%
2 or More495.01%
Other181.31%

$Sandy Veterans by Education

1.34%

Veteran Poverty Rate

22.87%

Veteran Disability Rate

Sandy Employment Status

68.7%

Labor Force Participation

66.5%

Employment Rate

3.1%

Unemployment Rate

Sandy 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

60.67%

Born in Utah

91.82%

Native Born

8.18%

Foreign Born

3.82%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

91.82% of Sandy residents were born in the United States, with 60.67% having been born in Utah. 3.82% 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
202096,943210.02%
201996,922210.02%
201896,9015870.61%
201796,314210.02%
201696,2931,8721.98%
201594,4211,2061.29%
201493,2157560.82%
201392,4596770.74%
201291,7829051.00%
201190,8778430.94%
201090,0341,6160.18%
200088,41813,3601.65%
199075,05822,8483.70%
198052,21045,77223.28%
19706,4383,1166.84%
19603,3221,8224.06%
19401,5000.00%