Sandy, Oregon

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Population in 2017: 11,149 (99% urban, 1% rural).
Population change since 2000: +107.0%
Males: 5,311  (47.6%)
Females: 5,838  (52.4%)
Median resident age:

34.1 years
Oregon median age:

39.2 years

Zip codes: 97055.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $67,036 (it was $42,115 in 2000)
Sandy:

$67,036
OR:

$57,532

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $29,321 (it was $20,138 in 2000)

Sandy city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $258,001 (it was $150,800 in 2000)
Sandy:

$258,001
OR:

$287,100

Mean prices in 2016: all housing units: $240,724; detached houses: $261,998; townhouses or other attached units: $152,450; mobile homes: $38,141

Median gross rent in 2016: $1,249.

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 8.5%
(7.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 11.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 58.1% for American Indian residents, 25.0% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Sandy, OR (2016)
    • 9,25786.4%White alone
    • 8868.3%Hispanic
    • 3483.2%Two or more races
    • 1221.1%Asian alone
    • 520.5%American Indian alone
    • 480.4%Black alone

Races in Sandy detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Oregon and other state lists, there was 1 registered sex offender living in Sandy, Oregon as of August 22, 2019.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Sandy is 10,712 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is much lower than the state average.


Crime rates in Sandy by year

Type

2003

2004

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2016

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
3
(44.4)
5
(68.9)
1
(13.1)
6
(75.0)
1
(11.4)
6
(65.7)
3
(32.3)
3
(31.8)
1
(10.3)
2
(18.4)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
2
(29.6)
3
(41.3)
1
(13.1)
0
(0.0)
1
(11.4)
2
(21.9)
10
(107.7)
3
(31.8)
5
(51.7)
1
(9.2)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
6
(88.8)
4
(55.1)
3
(39.3)
9
(112.5)
7
(79.8)
5
(54.8)
7
(75.4)
2
(21.2)
2
(20.7)
5
(46.1)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
56
(828.4)
42
(578.8)
31
(405.7)
45
(562.5)
50
(570.1)
41
(449.2)
24
(258.6)
38
(403.1)
36
(372.2)
43
(396.1)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
311
(4,601)
292
(4,024)
256
(3,350)
220
(2,750)
285
(3,250)
196
(2,147)
211
(2,273)
208
(2,207)
215
(2,223)
135
(1,244)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
45
(665.7)
36
(496.1)
28
(366.4)
17
(212.5)
25
(285.1)
22
(241.0)
15
(161.6)
22
(233.4)
25
(258.5)
12
(110.5)
Arson
(per 100,000)
3
(44.4)
2
(27.6)
0
(0.0)
2
(25.0)
2
(22.8)
0
(0.0)
1
(10.8)
1
(10.6)
1
(10.3)
3
(27.6)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 297.2)370.9319.7213.9248.9221.2206.7195.2174.4163.6113.0

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City-data.com crime index in Sandy, OR

Crime rate in Sandy detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2017, including police officers: 22 (18 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.60
Oregon average:

1.58
March 2016 cost of living index in Sandy: 103.6 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: American (12.8%), German (11.9%), English (5.1%), Irish (5.0%), Russian (3.4%), European (3.1%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Incorporated in 1911

Elevation: 967 feet

Land area: 2.63 square miles.

Population density: 4,234 people per square mile   (average).

Sandy,OR real estate house value index trend

Sandy, Oregon map

603 residents are foreign born (2.6% Latin America, 2.2% Europe).

This city:

5.6%
Oregon:

9.8%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $3,121 (1.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $2,451 (1.0%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Gresham, OR (11.2 miles , pop. 90,205).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Northwest Clackamas, OR (17.1 miles , pop. 224,220).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (809.0 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities:

Estacada, OR (2.9 miles ),
Damascus, OR (3.1 miles ),
Redland, OR (3.1 miles ),
Troutdale, OR (3.3 miles ),
Gresham, OR (3.3 miles ),
Wood Village, OR (3.5 miles ),
Corbett, OR (3.5 miles ),
Fairview, OR (3.6 miles )
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Latitude: 45.40 N, Longitude: 122.27 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -1,649 (-15.4%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,294 (24.9%)

Area code commonly used in this area: 503

Distribution of median household income in Sandy, OR in 2016
Distribution of house value in Sandy, OR in 2016

Property values in Sandy, OR

Sandy satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.1%
Oregon:

4.6%
Historical population in Sandy, OR
Historical housing units in Sandy, OR

Population change in the 1990s: +1,145 (+27.0%).
Most common industries in Sandy, OR (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Construction (10.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (9.7%)
  • Health care (9.1%)
  • Educational services (7.2%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.1%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.3%)
  • Metal & metal products (3.4%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (17.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.4%)
  • Health care (6.0%)
  • Metal & metal products (5.4%)
  • Educational services (4.9%)
  • Public administration (3.8%)
  • Groceries & related products merchant wholesalers (3.2%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (13.4%)
  • Health care (12.7%)
  • Educational services (9.8%)
  • Finance & insurance (7.4%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (7.1%)
  • Social assistance (4.4%)
  • Personal & laundry services (4.3%)
Most common occupations in Sandy, OR (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.1%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.6%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.5%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (3.8%)
  • Food and beverage serving workers, except waiters and waitresses (3.4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.3%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.3%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (8.1%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.1%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5.9%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.6%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.8%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.6%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.6%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7.1%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (6.1%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.0%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5.9%)
  • Food and beverage serving workers, except waiters and waitresses (5.7%)
  • Personal appearance workers (3.9%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.8%)

Average climate in Sandy, Oregon

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Sandy, Oregon environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 78.8. This is about average.

City:

78.8
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.260. This is about average. Closest monitor was 17.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.260
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 8.75. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 17.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.75
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.434. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 14.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.434
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 22.5. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 7.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

22.5
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 7.31. This is about average. Closest monitor was 14.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.31
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2003 was 0.00810. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 15.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00810
U.S.:

0.00984

Earthquake activity:

Sandy-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Oregon state average. It is 186% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/13/1949 at 19:55:42, a magnitude 7.0 (7.0 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 128.6 miles away from Sandy center, causing $80,000,000 total damage
On 2/28/2001 at 18:54:32, a magnitude 6.8 (6.5 MB, 6.6 MS, 6.8 MW, Depth: 32.2 mi, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 118.0 miles away from the city center, causing $2,000,000,000 total damage and $305,000,000 insured losses
On 4/29/1965 at 15:28:43, a magnitude 6.6 (6.6 UK) earthquake occurred 132.8 miles away from Sandy center, causing $28,000,000 total damage
On 1/31/1922 at 13:17:28, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 364.8 miles away from Sandy center
On 11/8/1980 at 10:27:34, a magnitude 7.2 (6.2 MB, 7.2 MS, 7.2 MW, 7.0 ML) earthquake occurred 313.7 miles away from Sandy center
On 8/17/1991 at 22:17:14, a magnitude 7.1 (6.2 MB, 7.1 MS, 7.1 MW, 6.8 ML, Depth: 8.4 mi) earthquake occurred 302.2 miles away from Sandy center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Clackamas County (11) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Landslides: 4, Mudslides: 4, Storms: 4, Winter Storms: 4, Snows: 2, Earthquake: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Sandy topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Sandy:

  • MT HOOD HOSPICE (39641 SCENIC STREET)
  • ORCHARD CREST CARE CENTER (19130 SE BORNSTEDT RD)
  • REGENCY CARE CENTER AT SCENIC POINTE (39641 SCENIC STREET)

Airports located in Sandy:

See details about airports located in Sandy, OR

Amtrak station near Sandy:

  • 17 miles: OREGON CITY (1757 WASHINGTON ST.)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Sandy:

  • Mt Hood Community College (about 11 miles; Gresham, OR; Full-time enrollment: 11,847)
  • Clackamas Community College (about 16 miles; Oregon City, OR; FT enrollment: 4,261)
  • Lewis & Clark College (about 21 miles; Portland, OR; FT enrollment: 2,864)
  • Concordia University-Portland (about 22 miles; Portland, OR; FT enrollment: 3,996)
  • Portland State University (about 22 miles; Portland, OR; FT enrollment: 21,450)
  • Portland Community College (about 23 miles; Portland, OR; FT enrollment: 23,600)
  • Clark College (about 25 miles; Vancouver, WA; FT enrollment: 9,330)

Public high school in Sandy:

Public elementary/middle schools in Sandy:

See full list of schools located in Sandy

Library in Sandy:

  • SANDY PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $574,995; Location: 38980 PROCTOR BLVD; 48,962 books; 8,794 audio materials; 5,463 video materials; 27 state licensed databases; 12 other licensed databases; 118 print serial subscriptions; 6 electronic serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Sandy: Meining Park Amphitheater (A), Sandy Area Metro Avamere Assisted Living Park and Ride (B), Sandy Area Metro Assembly of God Church Park and Ride (C), Sandy Rural Fire Protection District 72 Main Station (D), Sandy Area Historical Museum (E), Department of Motor Vehicles Sandy (F), Sandy City Hall (G), Sandy Municipal Court (H), Sandy Public Library (I), Sandy Public Works (J), Mount Hood National Forest Headquarters (K). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Sandy Marketplace Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Sandy include: Immanuel Lutheran Church (A), Sandy Foursquare Church (B), Saint Michael the Archangel (C), Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Fir Hill Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Sandy include: Pioneer Park (1), Meinig Memorial Park (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Classic Holiday Travel (Recreational Trips & Guides; 38333 Proctor Blvd).

Hotels: Shamrock Motel (59550 East Highway 26), Best Western Sandy Inn (37465 Highway 26), Old Monastery at Scenic Pointe (39641 Scenic).

Birthplace of: George Bruns - Composer.

Clackamas County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Sandy and their reported violations in the past:

ALDER CREEK BARLOW WATER DIST (Population served: 310, Purch surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2010 and DEC-2010, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-22-2011), St Compliance achieved (SEP-20-2011)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2010 and DEC-2010, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-22-2011), St Compliance achieved (SEP-20-2011)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JAN-01-2005, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (OCT-07-2008)
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - In JUL-01-1994, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (NOV-04-1994), St Compliance achieved (2 times from NOV-08-1994 to OCT-07-2008)
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - In JAN-01-1994, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (2 times from NOV-08-1994 to OCT-07-2008)
ODF/WL SANDY FISH HATCHERY (Population served: 75, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JAN-2012 and MAR-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (MAR-08-2012), St Public Notif requested (MAR-19-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-27-2012), St Compliance achieved (3 times from APR-05-2012 to DEC-12-2012)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
  • 4 regular monitoring violations
BIG FOOT MOTEL (Population served: 60, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JAN-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-22-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-28-2012), St Compliance achieved (JUN-19-2012)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-24-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-31-2011), St Compliance achieved (NOV-01-2011)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In NOV-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-20-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-27-2010), St Compliance achieved (DEC-27-2010)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In DEC-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAR-03-2009)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (OCT-03-2006)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In JAN-01-2012, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-28-2012), St Compliance achieved (JUN-19-2012)
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In SEP-01-2011, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-31-2011), St Compliance achieved (JUN-19-2012)
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In JUL-01-2011, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-22-2011), St Compliance achieved (JUN-19-2012)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JAN-01-2011, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-22-2011), St Compliance achieved (OCT-05-2011)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In JUN-2006, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (AUG-10-2006)
  • 5 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 minor monitoring violations
  • 22 regular monitoring violations
  • 4 other older monitoring violations
GNR WATER DISTRICT (Population served: 60, Purch surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2012 and SEP-2012, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (OCT-31-2013)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2012 and SEP-2012, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (OCT-31-2013)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2011 and DEC-2011, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-28-2012), St Compliance achieved (OCT-31-2013)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2011 and DEC-2011, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-28-2012), St Compliance achieved (OCT-31-2013)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - In JAN-2009, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-22-2010), St Compliance achieved (NOV-02-2010)
  • 19 routine major monitoring violations
  • 11 other older monitoring violations
TRACKERS WATER SYSTEM (Population served: 26, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation

Drinking water stations with addresses in Sandy that have no violations reported:

  • ORAL HULL FOUNDATION FOR BLIND (Population served: 30, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This city:

2.7 people
Oregon:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

69.7%
Whole state:

63.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

8.8%
Whole state:

8.0%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households
14 people in other noninstitutional facilities in 2010
24 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000

Banks with branches in Sandy (2011 data):

  • U.S. Bank National Association: Sandy Branch at 38561 Proctor Boulevard, branch established on 1979/06/11. Info updated 2012/01/30: Bank assets: $330,470.8 mil, Deposits: $236,091.5 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, 3121 total offices, Holding Company: U.S. Bancorp
  • Clackamas County Bank: at 38975 Proctor Blvd., branch established on 1911/01/31. Info updated 2009/03/12: Bank assets: $160.4 mil, Deposits: $126.1 mil, local headquarters, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 4 total offices, Holding Company: Ccb Financial Corporation
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Sandy In-Store Branch at 37601 Highway 26, branch established on 1997/09/04. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • Bank of America, National Association: Sandy Branch at 17500 Strauss Street, branch established on 1890/01/01. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: Sandy Fm Financial Center at 16625 Se 362nd Drive, Suite A, branch established on 2004/03/24. Info updated 2011/11/10: Bank assets: $1,811,678.0 mil, Deposits: $1,190,738.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, International Specialization, 5577 total offices, Holding Company: Jpmorgan Chase & Co.

For population 15 years and over in Sandy:

Marital status in Sandy, OR
  • Never married: 23.3%
  • Now married: 57.7%
  • Separated: 1.9%
  • Widowed: 7.4%
  • Divorced: 9.7%

For population 25 years and over in Sandy:

  • High school or higher: 92.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 19.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.3%
  • Unemployed: 4.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 30.7 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2016
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2016
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.9
Oregon average:

11.4

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2016
Means of transportation to work in 2016 - Sandy
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Sandy, OR (based on Clackamas County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant49,829194
Catholic27,12813
Other15,44751
Mainline Protestant15,11849
Orthodox2,2755
None266,195-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 56
Clackamas County:

1.49 / 10,000 pop.
Oregon:

2.03 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 10
Clackamas County:

0.27 / 10,000 pop.
Oregon:

0.33 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 55
Clackamas County:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Oregon:

2.01 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 59
This county:

1.57 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.69 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 284
This county:

7.57 / 10,000 pop.
Oregon:

9.93 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

6.9%
Oregon:

7.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Clackamas County:

25.7%
Oregon:

25.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Clackamas County:

13.5%
Oregon:

14.2%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Sandy:

50.1%
State:

48.7%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

48.0%
State:

45.3%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.7
Oregon:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

22.5%
Oregon:

21.9%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

9.8%
Oregon:

10.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.8
Oregon:

6.8

Overweight people:
Sandy:

33.2%
Oregon:

33.1%

General health condition:
Here:

57.9%
Oregon:

55.4%

Average condition of hearing:
Sandy:

79.7%
Oregon:

78.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Sandy, OR Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 14$103,371$88,6040$0
Local Libraries 13$62,820$57,9880$0
Financial Administration 7$45,444$77,9040$0
Streets and Highways 7$46,715$80,0830$0
Welfare 4$21,064$63,1923$5,763
Other and Unallocable 4$28,823$86,4691$2,743
Parks and Recreation 3$15,125$60,5003$2,694
Police - Other 3$16,931$67,7241$2,708
Transit 2$8,779$52,6740$0
Other Government Administration 1$12,203$146,4360$0
Judicial and Legal 0$0 1$2,119
Totals for Government 58$361,275$74,7479$16,027

Sandy government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - Libraries: $2,777,000 ($249.08)
    General - Other: $1,299,000 ($116.51)
    Police Protection: $556,000 ($49.87)
    Transit Utilities: $404,000 ($36.24)
    Water Utilities: $247,000 ($22.15)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $198,000 ($17.76)
    Regular Highways: $125,000 ($11.21)
    Sewerage: $42,000 ($3.77)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $2,040,000 ($182.98)
    General - Other: $1,586,000 ($142.25)
    Sewerage: $1,102,000 ($98.84)
    Transit Utilities: $1,041,000 ($93.37)
    Libraries: $966,000 ($86.64)
    Water Utilities: $737,000 ($66.10)
    Parks and Recreation: $565,000 ($50.68)
    Regular Highways: $479,000 ($42.96)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $451,000 ($40.45)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $266,000 ($23.86)
    Financial Administration: $207,000 ($18.57)
    Central Staff Services: $199,000 ($17.85)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $79,000 ($7.09)
    Solid Waste Management: $76,000 ($6.82)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $147,000 ($13.19)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,640,000 ($236.79)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $49,000 ($4.40)

Sandy government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,303,000 ($116.87)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $396,000 ($35.52)
    Other: $234,000 ($20.99)
    Parks and Recreation: $72,000 ($6.46)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Transit Utilities: $771,000 ($69.15)
    Other: $33,000 ($2.96)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $53,000 ($4.75)
    Other: $20,000 ($1.79)
    Transit Utilities: $5,000 ($0.45)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $188,000 ($16.86)
    Interest Earnings: $79,000 ($7.09)
    General Revenue - Other: $70,000 ($6.28)
    Donations From Private Sources: $33,000 ($2.96)
    Rents: $14,000 ($1.26)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,156,000 ($103.69)
    Transit Utilities: $16,000 ($1.44)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $903,000 ($80.99)
    Transit Utilities: $696,000 ($62.43)
    Highways: $568,000 ($50.95)
    General Local Government Support: $226,000 ($20.27)
  • Tax - Property: $3,735,000 ($335.01)
    Other License: $1,143,000 ($102.52)
    Other: $493,000 ($44.22)
    Public Utilities Sales: $471,000 ($42.25)
    Motor Fuels Sales: $264,000 ($23.68)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $2,000 ($0.18)

Sandy government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $9,151,000 ($820.79)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $8,415,000 ($754.78)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,703,000 ($152.75)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $967,000 ($86.73)

Sandy government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $8,430,000 ($756.12)

9.53% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($71,396 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.53%
Oregon average:

8.52%

0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($513 average AGI)
Clackamas County:

0.04%
Oregon average:

0.05%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Multnomah County, OR  3.47% ($63,680 average AGI)
from Washington County, OR  1.41% ($87,030)
from Marion County, OR  0.38% ($58,661)


8.21% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($61,459 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.21%
Oregon average:

7.23%

0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($560 average AGI)
Clackamas County:

0.05%
Oregon average:

0.06%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Multnomah County, OR  2.52% ($49,893 average AGI)
to Washington County, OR  1.34% ($62,985)
to Marion County, OR  0.60% ($50,893)
Businesses in Sandy, OR
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven1Kroger2
Ace Hardware1McDonald's1
Baskin-Robbins1Nike1
Best Western1Panda Express1
Blockbuster1Starbucks3
Burger King1Subway2
Chevrolet1Taco Bell1
Dairy Queen1U-Haul2
Ford1UPS1
H&R Block1Vons1
Jack In The Box1Walgreens1
KFC1

Strongest AM radio stations in Sandy:

  • KXL (750 AM; 50 kW; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: ROSE CITY RADIO CORPORATION)
  • KPOJ (620 AM; 50 kW; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KEX (1190 AM; 50 kW; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KOTK (1080 AM; 50 kW; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: FISHER BROADCASTING - PORTLAND RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • KKSN (1520 AM; 50 kW; OREGON CITY, OR; Owner: ENTERCOM PORTLAND LICENSE, LLC)
  • KPAM (860 AM; 50 kW; TROUTDALE, OR; Owner: PAMPLIN BROADCASTING-OREGON, INC.)
  • KKAD (1550 AM; 50 kW; VANCOUVER, WA; Owner: PAMPLIN BROADCASTING-WASHINGTON, INC)
  • KGUY (1010 AM; daytime; 5 kW; MILWAUKIE, OR; Owner: NORTHWEST RADIO BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KFXX (910 AM; 10 kW; VANCOUVER, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM PORTLAND LICENSE, LLC (DE))
  • KKSL (1290 AM; 10 kW; LAKE OSWEGO, OR; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • KDZR (1640 AM; 10 kW; LAKE OSWEGO, OR; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • KKPZ (1330 AM; 5 kW; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: KPHP RADIO, INC.)
  • KBNP (1410 AM; 5 kW; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: KBNP RADIO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Sandy:

  • K273AJ (102.5 FM; ELWOOD, OR; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • K242AF (96.3 FM; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KRSK (105.1 FM; MOLALLA, OR; Owner: ENTERCOM PORTLAND LICENSE, LLC)
  • KINK (101.9 FM; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KKCW (103.3 FM; BEAVERTON, OR; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • K274AR (102.7 FM; GRESHAM, OR; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KNRK (94.7 FM; CAMAS, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM PORTLAND LICENSE, LLC (DE))
  • KOPB-FM (91.5 FM; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: OREGON PUBLIC BROADCASTING)
  • KPDQ-FM (93.7 FM; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF OREGON, INC.)
  • KLVP-FM (88.7 FM; CHERRYVILLE, OR; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KKRZ (100.3 FM; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KGON (92.3 FM; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: ENTERCOM PORTLAND LICENSE, LLC (DE))
  • KKSN-FM (97.1 FM; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: ENTERCOM PORTLAND LICENSE, LLC (DE))
  • KXJM (95.5 FM; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: ROSE CITY RADIO CORPORATION)
  • KUFO-FM (101.1 FM; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KFIS (104.1 FM; SCAPPOOSE, OR; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KMHD (89.1 FM; GRESHAM, OR; Owner: MT. HOOD COMMUNITY COLLEGE DISTRICT)
  • KVMX (107.5 FM; BANKS, OR; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KBOO (90.7 FM; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: THE KBOO FOUNDATION)
  • KWJJ-FM (99.5 FM; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: FISHER BROADCASTING - PORTLAND RADIO, L.L.C.)

TV broadcast stations around Sandy:

  • KATU (Channel 2; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: FISHER BROADCASTING - PORTLAND TV, L.L.C.)
  • KPDX (Channel 49; VANCOUVER, WA; Owner: MEREDITH CORPORATION)
  • KPTV (Channel 12; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: MEREDITH CORPORATION)
  • KOIN (Channel 6; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: EMMIS TELEVISION LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KNMT (Channel 24; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: NATIONAL MINORITY T.V., INC.)
  • K57IF (Channel 57; SALEM, OR; Owner: LaGRANDE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KGW (Channel 8; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: KING BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KWBP (Channel 32; SALEM, OR; Owner: TRIBUNE BROADCAST HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KOPB-TV (Channel 10; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: OREGON PUBLIC BROADCASTING)
  • KPXG-LP (Channel 54; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • KPXG (Channel 22; SALEM, OR; Owner: PAXSON SALEM LICENSE, INC.)
  • K14HN (Channel 14; VANCOUVER/CAMAS, WA; Owner: MEREDITH CORPORATION)
  • KWBP-LP (Channel 4; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: TRIBUNE BROADCASTING HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • K58CO (Channel 58; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: NORTHWEST CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING)
  • K16CB (Channel 16; HAPPY VALLEY, OR; Owner: MEREDITH CORPORATION)
Sandy fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Sandy fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 11Number of bridges
  • 125ft / 38.3mTotal length
  • $2,450,000Total costs
  • 186,978Total average daily traffic
  • 14,210Total average daily truck traffic
  • 208,117Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic
New bridges in Sandy, OR - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 21920-1929
  • 11940-1949
  • 11960-1969
  • 11970-1979
  • 11980-1989
  • 21990-1999
  • 32000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Sandy, OR
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 73 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Sandy)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers in Sandy, OR)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 15 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 186 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Sandy)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 32 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Sandy)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED32$201,86415$181,81277$204,5241$154,3204$194,5231$155,620
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED3$170,2671$102,1106$225,2400$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED6$212,4873$153,20324$229,6561$53,2502$97,8402$62,170
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN2$251,2602$163,37017$203,4850$02$164,5351$120,460
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS3$237,8200$05$257,0520$01$117,8800$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0234.02

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$156,9101$143,210
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$01$262,890
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0234.02

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Sandy, OR
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Sandy, OR - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 94
See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Sandy, OR
Most common first names in Sandy, OR among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John6375.2 years
Robert5870.7 years
George5278.9 years
James5073.7 years
William4776.2 years
Mary3578.1 years
Charles3274.7 years
Donald2868.4 years
Margaret2879.2 years
Helen2782.7 years
Most common last names in Sandy, OR among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson3272.5 years
Smith2583.3 years
Williams1877.4 years
Miller1777.8 years
Thompson1578.1 years
Moore1279.2 years
Thomas1284.2 years
Parker1281.5 years
Myers1272.5 years
Jones1175.9 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Sandy, OR
  • 67.4%Utility gas
  • 31.1%Electricity
  • 1.9%Wood
  • 0.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Sandy, OR
  • 49.2%Electricity
  • 38.4%Utility gas
  • 7.8%No fuel used
  • 7.0%Wood
  • 1.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Sandy compared to Oregon state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.

Sandy on our top lists:

  • #65 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest number of robberies per 100,000 residents (population 5,000+)"
  • #27 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that exercised in the past month"
  • #31 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest surface withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"
  • #44 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"
  • #48 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that keep firearms around their homes"
  • #78 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest number of births per 1000 residents 2007-2013"
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Total of 40 patent applications in 2008-2019.