Sandy Springs, Georgia

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Population in 2014: 101,908 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +18.8%
 
Males: 47,638  (46.7%)
Females: 54,270  (53.3%)
Median resident age:  36.6 years
Georgia median age:  35.9 years

Zip codes: 30328.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $59,196 (it was $60,428 in 2000)
Sandy Springs:

$59,196
GA:

$47,829

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $51,192 (it was $45,494 in 2000)

Sandy Springs CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $430,900 (it was $316,600 in 2000)
Sandy Springs:

$430,900
GA:

$141,600

Median gross rent in 2013: $974.

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  • Races in Sandy Springs, GA (2013)

    Sandy Springs races chart
    • 55,83555.8%White alone
    • 21,15221.1%Black alone
    • 14,87114.9%Hispanic
    • 5,2795.3%Asian alone
    • 2,5622.6%Two or more races
    • 2980.3%Other race alone
    • 2010.2%American Indian alone
    • 1060.1%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Sandy Springs: 100.0 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: United States (11.0%), English (8.1%), Irish (7.6%), German (7.1%), Italian (3.2%), Subsaharan African (3.1%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 1032 feet

Land area: 37.7 square miles.

Population density: 2,702 people per square mile   (average).

Sandy Springs,GA real estate house value index trend

Sandy Springs, Georgia map

For population 25 years and over in Sandy Springs:

  • High school or higher: 94.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 56.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 21.6%
  • Unemployed: 2.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Sandy Springs CDP:

  • Never married: 37.0%
  • Now married: 47.0%
  • Separated: 0.7%
  • Widowed: 5.1%
  • Divorced: 10.3%

18,857 residents are foreign born (9.6% Latin America, 2.7% Asia, 2.1% Europe, 2.0% Africa).

This place:

18.9%
Georgia:

9.7%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $4,404 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $3,860 (1.0%)

Sandy Springs satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Atlanta, GA (12.5 miles , pop. 416,474).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (575.6 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Dunwoody, GA (1.7 miles ), Chamblee, GA (2.2 miles ), North Atlanta, GA (2.4 miles ), Doraville, GA (2.4 miles ), Roswell, GA (2.6 miles ), Northeast Cobb, GA (2.7 miles ), Vinings, GA (2.8 miles ), North Druid Hills, GA (2.9 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2007: 149 buildings, average cost: $167,600
  • 2008: 136 buildings, average cost: $195,100
  • 2009: 27 buildings, average cost: $243,700
  • 2010: 50 buildings, average cost: $245,000
  • 2011: 64 buildings, average cost: $201,800
  • 2012: 213 buildings, average cost: $176,600
  • 2013: 352 buildings, average cost: $161,600
  • 2014: 256 buildings, average cost: $197,600

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 33.94 N, Longitude: 84.37 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +31,754 (+31.8%)
Workers who live and work in this place: 17,409 (31.7%)

Sandy Springs household income distribution Sandy Springs home values distribution

Property values in Sandy Springs, GA


Crime rates in Sandy Springs by Year
Type 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Murders 60471366
per 100,000 7.00.04.98.41.13.15.95.9
Rapes 24171918651421
per 100,000 28.020.523.021.76.35.113.820.8
Robberies 151161124115949810592
per 100,000 175.9194.1150.4138.798.9100.1103.890.9
Assaults 4845424952816140
per 100,000 55.954.250.959.154.782.760.339.5
Burglaries 803885848718587709526639
per 100,000 935.61,066.91,028.7866.1617.3724.3519.9631.5
Thefts 2,3171,9531,8651,7561,7281,8712,0631,930
per 100,000 2,699.52,354.32,262.42,118.31,817.21,911.32,038.91,907.4
Auto thefts 296280262192160170150176
per 100,000 344.9337.5317.8231.6168.3173.7148.3173.9
Arson N/AN/AN/AN/AN/A573
per 100,000 N/AN/AN/AN/AN/A5.16.93.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 268.4) 283.1264.3255.0236.4166.4185.9184.1186.1

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Crime rate in Sandy Springs detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 143 (127 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.26
Georgia average:

2.51
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.8%
Georgia:

5.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (18%)
  • Accommodation and food services (15%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (6%)
  • Construction (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (14%)
  • Accommodation and food services (13%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (12%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Information (6%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (18%)
  • Sales and related occupations (14%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (13%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (6%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (6%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (6%)
  • Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations (6%)
  • Sales and related occupations (22%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (12%)
  • Management occupations (12%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (9%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (7%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (7%)

Work and jobs in Sandy Springs: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Sandy Springs, Georgia

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Sandy Springs-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Georgia state average. It is 60% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/22/1992, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 16.5 miles away from the Sandy Springs place center injured 46 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 3/24/1975, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 3.4 miles away from the place center killed 3 people and injured 152 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Sandy Springs-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Georgia state average. It is 81% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.9 (4.4 MB, 4.6 MW, 4.9 LG, Depth: 12.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 81.7 miles away from the city center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 108.1 miles away from Sandy Springs center
On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML) earthquake occurred 130.8 miles away from the city center
On 1/18/1999 at 07:00:53, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 170.2 miles away from the city center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 296.1 miles away from Sandy Springs center
On 10/24/1997 at 08:35:17, a magnitude 4.9 (4.8 MB, 4.2 MS, 4.9 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 258.0 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Fulton County (11) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Storms: 4, Tornadoes: 4, Hurricanes: 3, Winter Storms: 2, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Sandy Springs topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Sandy Springs:

  • MEDSIDE HOME HEALTH AGENCY (1120 HOPE ROAD)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Sandy Springs:

  • ASERACARE HOSPICE (Hospital, about 2 miles away; ATLANTA, GA)
  • JOURNEY HOSPICE (Hospital, about 2 miles away; ATLANTA, GA)
  • FRESENIUS MEDICAL CARE PERIMETER (Dialysis Facility, about 2 miles away; ATLANTA, GA)
  • NORTHSIDE HOSPITAL HOME CARE S (Home Health Center, about 2 miles away; ATLANTA, GA)
  • INTERIM HEALTHCARE OF ATLANTA INC (Home Health Center, about 2 miles away; ATLANTA, GA)
  • WILLOW WAY, INC. (Hospital, about 2 miles away; ATLANTA, GA)
  • ODYSSEY HEALTHCARE OF GEORGIA (Hospital, about 2 miles away; ATLANTA, GA)

Heliports located in Sandy Springs:

Amtrak station near Sandy Springs:

  • 10 miles: ATLANTA (1688 PEACHTREE ST. NW) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, taxi stand, public transit connection.

Colleges/Universities in Sandy Springs:

  • University of Phoenix-Atlanta Campus (Full-time enrollment: 1,343; Location: 8200 Roberts Dr; Private, for-profit; Website: www.phoenix.edu; Offers Master's degree)
  • Elaine Sterling Institute (FT enrollment: 160; Location: 4840 Roswell Road NE Bldg E Ste 201; Private, for-profit; Website: www.elainesterling.com)
  • Gwinnett College-Sandy Springs (FT enrollment: 126; Location: 6690 Roswell Road NE Ste. 2200; Private, for-profit; Website: www.RisingSpirit.edu)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Sandy Springs:

  • The Art Institute of Atlanta (about 1 miles; Atlanta, GA; Full-time enrollment: 3,140)
  • Strayer University-Georgia (about 7 miles; Atlanta, GA; FT enrollment: 4,447)
  • Southern Polytechnic State University (about 9 miles; Marietta, GA; FT enrollment: 5,258)
  • Emory University (about 10 miles; Atlanta, GA; FT enrollment: 14,382)
  • Chattahoochee Technical College (about 11 miles; Marietta, GA; FT enrollment: 8,173)
  • Georgia Institute of Technology-Main Campus (about 12 miles; Atlanta, GA; FT enrollment: 24,183)
  • DeVry University-Georgia (about 12 miles; Decatur, GA; FT enrollment: 4,157)

Public elementary/middle school in Sandy Springs:

  • ISON SPRINGS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Location: 8261 ISON RD, Grades: PK-5)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • Colleges/Universities with over 2000 students nearest to Sandy Springs: DEVRY UNIVERSITY, ALPHARETTA. 7.5 miles fro city center. Very nice campus. Low student to instructor ratio. added by ScotD

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Notable locations in Sandy Springs: Cherokee Country Club (A), Dunwoody Country Club (B), Sandy Springs Fire / Rescue Department Station 1 (C), Sandy Springs Fire / Rescue Department Station 3 (D), Sandy Springs Fire / Rescue Department Station 2 (E), North Fulton County Annex Building - Courthouse (F), North Fulton County Annex Building (G), Sandy Springs Branch Atlanta-Fulton Public Library (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Cedar Ridge Plaza Shopping Center (1), Cromwell Square Shopping Center (2), Hammond Square Shopping Center (3), North River Village Shopping Center (4), North Springs Shopping Center (5), Northridge Shopping Center (6), Orchard Park Shopping Center (7), Dover Square Shopping Center (8), Powers Ferry Shopping Center (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Sandy Springs include: Belle Isle Church (A), Cross Roads Church (B), Ebenezer Church (C), Morgan Falls Church (D), Mount Paran Church (E), Providence Church (F), Rivercliff Lutheran Church (G), North Springs Church (H), Church of Saint Andrew (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Arlington Cemetery (1), Heards Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs: Peppertree Lake (A), Berezney and Lee Lake (B), Bull Sluice Lake (C), Morgan Falls Reservoir (D), Orkin Lake (E), Patronis Lake (F), Northridge Lake (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creeks: March Creek (A), Ball Mill Creek (B), Heards Creek (C), Long Island Creek (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Sandy Springs include: Allen Park (1), Hammond Park (2), Lake Forest Park (3), Abernathy Park (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Fulton County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 86.7. This is about average.

City:

86.7
U.S.:

74.7

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2013 was 0.293. This is about average. Closest monitor was 10.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.293
U.S.:

0.293

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 9.07. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 9.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.07
U.S.:

6.40

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 0.754. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 9.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.754
U.S.:

1.912

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 23.9. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 10.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

23.9
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 17.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

17.8
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 11.6. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 5.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

11.6
U.S.:

9.4

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2008 was 0.00345. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 10.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00345
U.S.:

0.01376
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 14.7%
(5.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 18.6% for Black residents, 24.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 35.3% for American Indian residents, 67.9% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 9.2% for other race residents, 32.9% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This place:  2.2 people
Georgia:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  53.2%
Whole state:  68.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  5.8%
Whole state:  5.9%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.5% of all households

People in group quarters in Sandy Springs in 2010:

  • 205 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 78 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 41 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 3 people in other noninstitutional facilities

People in group quarters in Sandy Springs in 2000:

  • 260 people in other group homes
  • 143 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 37 people in nursing homes
  • 34 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 7 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 4 people in religious group quarters

Banks with branches in Sandy Springs (2011 data):

  • Signature Bank of Georgia: Signature Bank Of Georgia at 6065 Roswell Road, Suite 110, branch established on 2005/11/07; Sandy Springs Branch at 6065 Roswell Road, Suite 600, branch established on 2006/05/04. Info updated 2007/03/21: Bank assets: $172.8 mil, Deposits: $154.3 mil, local headquarters, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 4 total offices, Holding Company: Signature Bancshares, Inc.
  • SunTrust Bank: Sandy Springs Branch at 5898 Roswell Road, N.E., branch established on 1967/04/27. Info updated 2010/05/27: Bank assets: $171,291.7 mil, Deposits: $129,833.2 mil, headquarters in Atlanta, GA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1716 total offices, Holding Company: Suntrust Banks, Inc.
  • CornerstoneBank: Roswell Road Branch at 6344 Roswell Road, branch established on 2006/06/30. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $408.0 mil, Deposits: $347.4 mil, headquarters in Atlanta, GA, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3 total offices
  • First-Citizens Bank & Trust Company: Sandy Springs Branch at 325 Mount Vernon Highway, branch established on 2001/01/16. Info updated 2011/10/11: Bank assets: $20,566.4 mil, Deposits: $17,596.8 mil, headquarters in Raleigh, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 433 total offices, Holding Company: First Citizens Bancshares, Inc.
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Sandy Springs Express Branch at 369 Sandy Springs Circle, branch established on 1994/11/22. 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
  • Synovus Bank: Sandy Springs Branch at 280 Sandy Springs Circle, Ne, branch established on 2007/10/22. Info updated 2011/01/25: Bank assets: $26,863.3 mil, Deposits: $22,415.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, GA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 296 total offices, Holding Company: Synovus Financial Corp.
  • PNC Bank, National Association: Atlanta-Prado Branch at 5640 Roswell Road Ne, branch established on 2009/02/23. Info updated 2012/03/20: Bank assets: $263,309.6 mil, Deposits: $197,343.0 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3085 total offices, Holding Company: Pnc Financial Services Group, Inc., The
  • Fidelity Bank: Sandy Springs Branch at 225 Sandy Springs Circle, branch established on 1982/12/03. Info updated 2011/10/24: Bank assets: $2,231.8 mil, Deposits: $1,889.9 mil, headquarters in Atlanta, GA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 31 total offices, Holding Company: Fidelity Southern Corporation

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.5
Georgia average:

12.6

Sandy Springs travel time to work - commute Sandy Springs mode of transportation to work chart

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Religion statistics for Sandy Springs CDP (based on Fulton County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant204,409357
Mainline Protestant166,727153
Catholic91,39118
Black Protestant90,642135
Other50,07586
Orthodox2,4966
None314,841-
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: 190
Fulton County:

1.91 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

1.91 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 7
This county:

0.07 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 59
Fulton County:

0.59 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

0.86 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 298
Fulton County:

3.00 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.12 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 1,102
Here:

11.10 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.41 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

8.6%
Georgia:

10.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Fulton County:

23.2%
Georgia:

27.8%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

15.1%
State:

14.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

48.9%
Georgia:

48.0%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Sandy Springs:

46.9%
State:

44.9%

Average BMI:
Sandy Springs:

28.5
Georgia:

29.0

People feeling badly about themselves:
Sandy Springs:

19.9%
Georgia:

20.8%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Sandy Springs:

10.4%
State:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.8
State:

6.7

Overweight people:
Sandy Springs:

31.2%
Georgia:

33.6%

General health condition:
Sandy Springs:

57.6%
Georgia:

55.2%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

80.9%
Georgia:

80.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of Sandy Springs, GA Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 1$5,101$61,2120$0
Other Government Administration 14$63,507$54,4352$1,508
Judicial and Legal 1$6,450$77,4000$0
Police Protection - Officers 126$653,535$62,2418$18,635
Police - Other 16$58,163$43,6222$4,880
Firefighters 83$390,182$56,41240$65,804
Fire - Other 1$3,820$45,8401$1,749
Parks and Recreation 29$50,445$20,87416$12,021
Totals for Government 271$1,231,203$54,51869$104,597

Sandy Springs government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $7,772,000 ($76.26)
    General - Other: $6,598,000 ($64.74)
    Regular Highways: $4,353,000 ($42.71)
    Local Fire Protection: $3,560,000 ($34.93)
    Housing and Community Development: $2,698,000 ($26.47)
    Financial Administration: $1,855,000 ($18.20)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,250,000 ($12.27)
    General Public Buildings: $1,207,000 ($11.84)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $892,000 ($8.75)
    Central Staff Services: $420,000 ($4.12)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $194,000 ($1.90)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $4,550,000 ($44.65)

Sandy Springs government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - All Other: $71,000 ($0.70)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $9,627,000 ($94.47)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $401,000 ($3.93)
    Interest Earnings: $114,000 ($1.12)
    General Revenue, NEC: $73,000 ($0.72)
  • Tax - Occupation and Business License, NEC: $7,780,000 ($76.34)
    Other Selective Sales: $2,349,000 ($23.05)
    Other License: $1,744,000 ($17.11)
    Property: $996,000 ($9.77)
    Public Utilities Sales: $583,000 ($5.72)

Sandy Springs government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - End of Fiscal Year: $10,000,000 ($98.13)

Sandy Springs government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $6,009,000 ($58.96)

13.81% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($42,428 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

13.81%
Georgia average:

9.45%

0.07% of residents moved from foreign countries ($402 average AGI)
Fulton County:

0.07%
Georgia average:

0.08%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from DeKalb County, GA  2.65% ($37,248 average AGI)
from Cobb County, GA  1.38% ($41,035)
from Clayton County, GA  1.17% ($21,844)


12.92% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($43,825 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

12.92%
Georgia average:

9.32%

0.11% of residents moved to foreign countries ($649 average AGI)
Fulton County:

0.11%
Georgia average:

0.09%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to DeKalb County, GA  2.65% ($35,541 average AGI)
to Cobb County, GA  1.28% ($42,974)
to Clayton County, GA  1.14% ($20,515)

Strongest AM radio stations in Sandy Springs:

  • WCNN (680 AM; 50 kW; NORTH ATLANTA, GA; Owner: DICKEY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WSB (750 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WQXI (790 AM; 28 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY OF GEORGIA)
  • WGST (640 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WAZX (1550 AM; 50 kW; SMYRNA, GA; Owner: GA-MEX BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WGKA (1190 AM; 25 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF GEORGIA, INC.)
  • WAOK (1380 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WMLB (1160 AM; 50 kW; EAST POINT, GA; Owner: ATLANTA AREA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WGUN (1010 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: WGUN, INC.)
  • WFTD (1080 AM; daytime; 50 kW; MARIETTA, GA; Owner: PRIETO ENTERPRISES, INC.)
  • WAFS (920 AM; 5 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • WNIV (970 AM; 5 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF GEORGIA, INC.)
  • WAOS (1600 AM; 20 kW; AUSTELL, GA; Owner: LA FAVORITA, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Sandy Springs:

  • WJZZ-FM (107.5 FM; ROSWELL, GA; Owner: ROA LICENSES, LLC)
  • WKHX-FM (101.5 FM; MARIETTA, GA; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WKLS (96.1 FM; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WLTM (94.9 FM; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WWWQ (100.5 FM; ANNISTON, AL; Owner: WNNX LICO, INC.)
  • WNNX (99.7 FM; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: WNNX LICO, INC.)
  • WLCL (105.7 FM; CANTON, GA; Owner: CHEROKEE BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WSB-FM (98.5 FM; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WSTR (94.1 FM; SMYRNA, GA; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY OF GEORGIA)
  • WVEE (103.3 FM; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WZGC (92.9 FM; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORP. OF ATLANTA)
  • W265BD (100.9 FM; WOODSTOCK, GA; Owner: IMMANUEL BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WRFG (89.3 FM; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: RADIO FREE GEORGIA BROADCASTING FOUNDATION INC)
  • WABE (90.1 FM; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: BOARD OF EDUCATION, CITY OF ATLANTA)
  • WFOX (97.1 FM; GAINESVILLE, GA; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • W221AW (92.1 FM; NORTH CANTON, GA; Owner: IMMANUEL BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • W214AS (90.7 FM; WALESKA, GA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • WWEV-FM (91.5 FM; CUMMING, GA; Owner: CURRICULUM DEVELOPMENT FOUNDATION)
  • WYAY (106.7 FM; GAINESVILLE, GA; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WREK (91.1 FM; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: RADIO COMMNS. BD, GEORGIA INST. TECH)

TV broadcast stations around Sandy Springs:

  • WUVG (Channel 34; ATHENS, GA; Owner: UNIVISION ATLANTA LLC)
  • WAGA (Channel 5; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WATL (Channel 36; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: WATL, LLC)
  • WTBS (Channel 17; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: SUPERSTATION, INC.)
  • WGCL-TV (Channel 46; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: MEREDITH CORPORATION)
  • WSB-TV (Channel 2; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: WSB-TV HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WXIA-TV (Channel 11; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: GANNETT GEORGIA, L.P.)
  • WIRE-CA (Channel 40; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: COMMERCIAL BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WSKC-LP (Channel 59; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: KM LPTV OF ATLANTA, L.L.C.)
  • WANN-LP (Channel 32; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: PRISM BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WDTA-LP (Channel 53; FAYETTEVILLE, GA; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • WTHC-LP (Channel 42; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: THE ATLANTA CHANNEL, INC.)
  • WPBA (Channel 30; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: BOARD OF EDUCATION OF THE CITY OF ATLANTA)
  • WHSG (Channel 63; MONROE, GA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WUPA (Channel 69; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: VIACOM STATIONS GROUP OF ATLANTA INC.)
  • W24AL (Channel 24; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WANX-LP (Channel 26; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: PRISM BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WATC (Channel 57; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: COMMUNITY TELEVISION, INC.)
  • W38CU (Channel 38; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: KOREAN AMERICAN TV BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • W50AB (Channel 50; HIAWASSEE, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • WGTV (Channel 8; ATHENS, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • WPXA (Channel 14; ROME, GA; Owner: PAXSON ATLANTA LICENSE, INC.)
  • W04DB (Channel 4; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: VVILPTV, INC.)
  • W55BM (Channel 55; MARIETTA, GA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Sandy Springs fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2014 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 94Number of bridges
  • 680m2,231ftTotal length
  • $113,859,000Total costs
  • 6,509,068Total average daily traffic
  • 84,345Total average daily truck traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 31920-1929
  • 31930-1939
  • 21940-1949
  • 31950-1959
  • 481960-1969
  • 61970-1979
  • 71980-1989
  • 151990-1999
  • 22000-2009
  • 52010-2015
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Sandy Springs, GA

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

36 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Sandy Springs)

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • 3000 Johnson Ferry Road (Lat: 34.021111 Lon: -84.425556), Type: Pole, Structure height: 42.7 m, Overall height: 43.6 m, Call Sign: WPWS964
    Assigned Frequencies: 855.112 MHzGrant Date: 11/18/2002, Expiration Date: 08/03/2011, Cancellation Date: 12/18/2009, Certifier: Robin J CohenRegistrant: Sprint Nextel Corporation, 2001 Edmund Halley Drive, Reston, VA 20191, Phone: (703) 433-4000, Fax: (703) 433-4142

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

3
  • Lat: 33.924500 Lon: -84.375972, Call Sign: WQSL384
    Assigned Frequencies: 468.312 MHz, 464.300 MHz, 464.300 MHz, 462.350 MHz, 462.350 MHz, 464.437 MHz, 464.437 MHz, 463.737 MHz, 463.737 MHz, 468.962 MHz, 468.962 MHzGrant Date: 10/24/2013, Expiration Date: 10/24/2023, Certifier: William GroceRegistrant: Washington Radio Reports, 1588 Fairfield Road Ste 7, Gettysburg, PA 17325, Phone: (717) 334-0668, Fax: (717) 334-6440, Email:
  • Lat: 33.937889 Lon: -84.360694, Call Sign: WQTR633
    Assigned Frequencies: 72.1000 MHz, 72.3200 MHzGrant Date: 03/31/2014, Expiration Date: 03/31/2024, Certifier: Duane MariottiRegistrant: Primex Wireless, Inc., 965 Wells Street, Lake Geneva, WI 53147, Phone: (800) 537-0464
  • Lat: 33.913083 Lon: -84.349389, Call Sign: WQVY604
    Assigned Frequencies: 457.037 MHz, 457.062 MHz, 457.662 MHz, 457.687 MHz, 457.987 MHzGrant Date: 06/16/2015, Expiration Date: 06/16/2025, Certifier: Ramon M SanchezRegistrant: Bearcom Operating LP, Dallas, TX 75355-9001, Phone: (800) 458-9887, Fax: (214) 355-1714, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

24 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

51 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Sandy Springs)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers:

1 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Sandy Springs)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

14 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 14 full and 2 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
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 ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED242$182,322588$383,1502,100$329,40956$142,5773$7,953,05098$306,2910$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED10$130,28056$445,748182$342,4378$60,8530$010$244,3050$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED56$183,276103$347,755551$381,04833$95,3260$045$199,6612$37,160
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN62$164,598113$368,095429$321,21713$252,3440$038$217,5590$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS5$208,13626$386,779120$323,3344$227,5500$08$190,1050$0

Detailed mortgage data for all 16 tracts in Sandy Springs, GA

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 14 full and 2 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED76$283,31735$260,5262$247,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED37$265,59918$244,7522$106,500
APPLICATIONS DENIED7$322,50011$255,0660$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN7$304,0673$271,0000$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS3$272,2032$315,7700$0

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (59%)
  • Electricity (40%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
Businesses in Sandy Springs, GA
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1McDonald's2
CVS1Office Depot1
Domino's Pizza1Panda Express1
Dunkin Donuts1Payless1
FedEx1Plato's Closet1
H&R Block2Publix Super Markets1
Hardee's1SAS Shoes1
IHOP1Starbucks1
InTown Suites1Taco Bell1
Jimmy John's1Target1
Kroger1Trader Joe's1
LA Fitness1U-Haul2
Little Caesars Pizza1Waffle House2
Lowe's1Walgreens2
Marshalls1

Sandy Springs compared to Georgia state average:

  • Median house value significantly above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.

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  • #3 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Sales and related occupations (population 50,000+)"
  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of elementary and middle school students in private schools (5,000+ students)"
  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of high school students in private schools (3,000+ students)"
  • #10 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Legal occupations (population 50,000+)"
  • #10 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: Information (population 50,000+)"
  • #12 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations (population 50,000+)"
  • #14 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Food preparation and serving related occupations (population 50,000+)"
  • #19 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Personal care and service occupations (population 50,000+)"
  • #24 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of elementary and middle school students in private schools (1,000+ students)"
  • #28 on the list of "Top 101 larger cities with the largest decrease or smallest increase in household income from 2000 (population 50,000+)"
  • #32 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Legal occupations (population 50,000+)"
  • #34 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: Accommodation and food services (population 50,000+)"
  • #38 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest number of rapes per 100,000 residents (population 50,000+)"
  • #43 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: Professional, scientific, and technical services (population 50,000+)"
  • #51 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest racial income disparity between any two races with at least 2,000 householders"
  • #54 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of high school students in private schools (500+ students)"
  • #55 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: Real estate and rental and leasing (population 50,000+)"
  • #56 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people having professional degrees (population 50,000+)"
  • #57 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: Information (population 50,000+)"
  • #58 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: Professional, scientific, and technical services (population 50,000+)"
  • #24 (30328) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the most finance and insurance companies in 2005"
  • #52 (30328) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the most medium-big companies in 2005 (at least 100 employees)"
  • #82 (30328) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the most Internet business establishments in 2005"
  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Mainline Protestant adherents"
  • #6 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Black Protestant adherents"
  • #9 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Black Protestant congregations"
  • #11 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating from other counties between 2010 and 2011 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #13 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating to other counties in 2011 (pop. 50,000+)"
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