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Population in 2012: 99,419 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +15.9%
 

Males: 47,888  (48.2%)
Females: 51,531  (51.8%)

Median resident age:  35.0 years
Georgia median age:  35.3 years

Zip codes: 30328.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $61,118 (it was $60,428 in 2000)
Sandy Springs:

$61,118
GA:

$47,209
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $48,339

Sandy Springs CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $405,100 (it was $316,600 in 2000)
Sandy Springs:

$405,100
GA:

$142,300
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $524,877; Detached houses: $647,335; Townhouses or other attached units: $209,380; In 2-unit structures: $212,025; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $131,119; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $144,766; Mobile homes: $189,787

Median gross rent in 2012: $961.

Recent home sales, real estate maps, and home value estimator for zip codes: 30092, 30328, 30342, 30350.

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  • White alone - 55,066 (58.7%)
  • Black alone - 18,092 (19.3%)
  • Hispanic - 13,368 (14.2%)
  • Asian alone - 4,660 (5.0%)
  • Two or more races - 1,803 (1.9%)
  • Other race alone - 671 (0.7%)
  • American Indian alone - 160 (0.2%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 33 (0.04%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Sandy Springs: 98.4 (near average, U.S. average is 100)

Ancestries: English (9.9%), United States (9.4%), Irish (8.6%), German (8.0%), Italian (2.8%), Russian (2.5%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 1032 feet

Land area: 37.7 square miles.

Population density: 2,636 people per square mile 
 
 (average).

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For population 25 years and over in Sandy Springs:

  • High school or higher: 93.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 59.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 21.9%
  • Unemployed: 4.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Sandy Springs CDP:

  • Never married: 36.1%
  • Now married: 45.6%
  • Separated: 2.5%
  • Widowed: 4.9%
  • Divorced: 10.9%

18,750 residents are foreign born (12.9% Latin America, 3.1% Asia, 2.3% Europe).

This place:  21.9%
Georgia:  9.5%



According to our research of Georgia and other state lists there were 15 registered sex offenders living in Sandy Springs, Georgia as of November 18, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Sandy Springs to the number of sex offenders is 6,628 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is a lot smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $4,219 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $4,262 (1.0%)

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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:

  • 2006: 0 buildings
  • 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

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: +20,235 (+20.4%)
Workers who live and work in this place: 13,604 (25.0%)

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
Murders 604713
per 100,000 7.00.04.98.41.13.1
Rapes 2417191865
per 100,000 28.020.523.021.76.35.1
Robberies 1511611241159498
per 100,000 175.9194.1150.4138.798.9100.1
Assaults 484542495281
per 100,000 55.954.250.959.154.782.7
Burglaries 803885848718587709
per 100,000 935.61066.91028.7866.1617.3724.3
Thefts 2,3171,9531,8651,7561,7281,871
per 100,000 2699.52354.32262.42118.31817.21911.3
Auto thefts 296280262192160170
per 100,000 344.9337.5317.8231.6168.3173.7
Arson N/AN/AN/AN/AN/A5
per 100,000 N/AN/AN/AN/AN/A5.1
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 277.6) 281.5262.7253.5235.0165.4184.8

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City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 147 (128 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.31
Georgia average:

2.77

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

9.3%
Georgia:

9.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (17%)
  • Finance and insurance (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Construction (7%)
  • Health care (5%)
  • Broadcasting and telecommunications (5%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (4%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (16%)
  • Finance and insurance (9%)
  • Health care (9%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (5%)
  • Broadcasting and telecommunications (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Computer specialists (8%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (7%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Top executives (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Business operations specialists (5%)
  • Lawyers (3%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Business operations specialists (5%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Sandy Springs-area historical tornado activity is above Georgia state average. It is 138% 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 significantly below Georgia state average. It is 97% 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 7/5/1995 at 14:16:44, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 99.2 miles away from Sandy Springs center
On 7/19/1997 at 17:06:34, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 81.3 miles away from the city center
On 3/18/2003 at 06:04:24, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 86.8 miles away from the city center
On 1/18/2000 at 22:19:31, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 93.3 miles away from Sandy Springs center
On 12/18/2006 at 08:34:27, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 MD, Depth: 11.1 mi) earthquake occurred 98.4 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), 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, Tornadoes: 4, Storms: 4, Hurricanes: 3, Winter Storms: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Snowfall: 1, Drought: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospital/medical center in Sandy Springs:

  • MEDSIDE HOME HEALTH AGENCY (Home Health Center, 1120 HOPE ROAD)

Other hospitals/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)

Political contributions by individuals in Sandy Springs, GA

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.

Local government website: www.sandysprings.org/city

Colleges/Universities in Sandy Springs:

  • University of Phoenix-Atlanta Campus (Full-time enrollment: 1,882; Location: 8200 Roberts Dr Ste 300; Private, for-profit; Website: www.phoenix.edu; Offers Master's degree)
  • Gwinnett College-Sandy Springs (FT enrollment: 71; 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 2 miles; Atlanta, GA; Full-time enrollment: 3,202)
  • Shorter College-Professional Studies (about 4 miles; Atlanta, GA; FT enrollment: 2,170)
  • Life University (about 9 miles; Marietta, GA; FT enrollment: 2,001)
  • Southern Polytechnic State University (about 9 miles; Marietta, GA; FT enrollment: 3,532)
  • Emory University (about 11 miles; Atlanta, GA; FT enrollment: 12,059)
  • Chattahoochee Technical College (about 11 miles; Marietta, GA; FT enrollment: 5,335)
  • DeVry University-Georgia (about 12 miles; Decatur, GA; FT enrollment: 2,230)

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
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AQI  PM2.5 Ozone  CO  NO2 PM10 SO2 Pb 

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 37.7. This is about average.
City:

37.7
U.S.:

32.0
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 11.5. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 5.7 miles away from the city center.
City:

11.5
U.S.:

9.6
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 11.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 10.9 miles away from the city center.
City:

11.3
U.S.:

9.4
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 20.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.7 miles away from the city center.
City:

20.3
U.S.:

22.1
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 1.67. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 11.0 miles away from the city center.
City:

1.67
U.S.:

2.43
Lead (Pb) [µ/m3] level in 2008 was 0.00296. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 10.1 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.00296
U.S.:

0.06353


Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 12.3%

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

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Sandy Springs, GA

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

Sandy Springs compared to Georgia state average:

  • Median house value significantly above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage 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.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.


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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 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Sandy Springs travel time to work - commute


Sandy Springs mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (62%)
  • Electricity (37%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 58.72%
Here58.7%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchCatholic ChurchJewish Charismatic Churches Independent
Adherents16.9%15.7%15.1%13.8%6.5%
Congregations21.9%17.4%4.0%5.5%0.8%
NamePresbyterian Church (USA)Muslim EstimateEpiscopal ChurchChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)Other
Adherents6.4%4.5%3.9%3.1%14.1%
Congregations6.4%2.8%3.4%3.0%34.8%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables 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%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 1$5,482$65,7840$0
Other Government Administration 10$35,234$42,2810$0
Judicial and Legal 1$6,139$73,6680$0
Police Protection - Officers 98$484,018$59,2680$0
Police - Other 6$14,533$29,0660$0
Firefighters 97$280,168$34,66014$15,170
Fire - Other 5$28,731$68,9541$4,789
Totals for Government 218$854,305$47,02615$19,959

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

  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $7,772,000 ($78.17)
    General - Other: $6,598,000 ($66.37)
    Regular Highways: $4,353,000 ($43.78)
    Local Fire Protection: $3,560,000 ($35.81)
    Housing and Community Development: $2,698,000 ($27.14)
    Financial Administration: $1,855,000 ($18.66)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,250,000 ($12.57)
    General Public Buildings: $1,207,000 ($12.14)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $892,000 ($8.97)
    Central Staff Services: $420,000 ($4.22)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $194,000 ($1.95)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $4,550,000 ($45.77)

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

  • Charges - All Other: $71,000 ($0.71)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $9,627,000 ($96.83)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $401,000 ($4.03)
    Interest Earnings: $114,000 ($1.15)
    General Revenue, NEC: $73,000 ($0.73)
  • Tax - Occupation and Business License, NEC: $7,780,000 ($78.25)
    Other Selective Sales: $2,349,000 ($23.63)
    Other License: $1,744,000 ($17.54)
    Property: $996,000 ($10.02)
    Public Utilities Sales: $583,000 ($5.86)

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

  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - End of Fiscal Year: $10,000,000 ($100.58)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $6,009,000 ($60.44)

15.45% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($48,277 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

15.45%
Georgia average:

10.98%

1.20% of residents moved from foreign countries ($611 average AGI)
Fulton County:

1.20%
Georgia average:

0.39%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from DeKalb County, GA  2.62% ($48,840 average AGI)
from Cobb County, GA  1.48% ($52,974)
from Gwinnett County, GA  1.01% ($53,719)


12.77% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($60,506 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

12.77%
Georgia average:

9.55%

0.11% of residents moved to foreign countries ($574 average AGI)
Fulton County:

0.11%
Georgia average:

0.09%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to DeKalb County, GA  2.58% ($44,614 average AGI)
to Cobb County, GA  1.55% ($57,248)
to Clayton County, GA  1.05% ($24,318)

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 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 77
Total length: 516 meters (1,693ft)
Total costs: $6,217,000
Total average daily traffic: 5,885,790
Total average daily truck traffic: 37,781

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1920-1929: 3
  • 1930-1939: 3
  • 1940-1949: 2
  • 1950-1959: 1
  • 1960-1969: 47
  • 1970-1979: 2
  • 1980-1989: 3
  • 1990-1999: 14
  • 2000-2009: 0
  • 2010-2012: 2
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 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/18/2002, Expiration Date: 08/03/2011, Cancellation Date: 12/18/2009, Certifier: Robin J Cohen
    Registrant: Sprint Nextel Corporation, 2001 Edmund Halley Drive, Reston, VA 20191, Phone: (703) 433-4000, Fax: (703) 433-4142

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

42 (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:

7 (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

Businesses in Sandy Springs, GA
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1Marshalls1
CVS1McDonald's2
Domino's Pizza1Office Depot1
Dunkin Donuts1Panda Express1
FedEx1Payless1
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

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