The City of Sandy Springs is considered to be one of most influential and desirable places to live and work in the Metro Atlanta area.
Sandy Springs has a humid subtropical climate and gets about 53 inches of rain per year and two inches of snowfall. The number of days with any measurable precipitation in Sandy Springs is 112. On average, there are 213 sunny days per year, with July highs around 87 degrees and January lows around 28 degrees.
Sandy Springs is home to over 8,000 business and headquarters of more Fortune 50o companies than any other city in Georgia – even out numbering Atlanta.
The largest employers in Sandy Springs include: United parcel Service, IBM, AT&T Mobility, WorldPay, Ceridian, AutoTrader.com, Global Payments and Cisco Systems.
The unemployment rate in Sandy Springs is 10.10%, with job growth of -0.55%. Future job growth over the next ten years is predicted to be around 28.80%. The sales tax rate is 8.00% and income tax is 6.00%. Income per capita in the city is $52,674, which includes all adults and children. Median household income is $74,450.
As of 2011, the population here is 85,973 with 2,245 people per square mile (population density) and the median age is 37.7. 40.55% of people in Sandy Springs are married and 11.01% are divorced. The average household size is 2.25 people. 40.19% of people are married with children and 47.03% have children and single.
Real Estate and Housing
The median home value in Sandy Springs is $439,400 with home appreciation at -6.60% over the last year. The median age of Sandy Springs GA real estate is 27 years. Renters make up 43.41% of the population and 10.49% of houses and apartments in Sandy Springs are unoccupied.
If you’re in the market to buy Real Estate in Sandy Springs GA or thinking about relocating to Sandy Springs, you’ll find many residential options to choose from.
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