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Population (year 2000): 85,781
Males: 42,150 (49.1%), Females: 43,631 (50.9%)

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Median resident age: 33.2 years
Median household income: $60,428 (year 2000)
Median house value: $345,200 (year 2000)

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Races in Sandy Springs:

  • White Non-Hispanic (73.0%)
  • Black (12.0%)
  • Hispanic (9.9%)
  • Other race (4.9%)
  • Two or more races (1.9%)
  • Asian Indian (1.3%)
  • Chinese (0.7%)
(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: English (12.6%), German (11.6%), Irish (11.0%), United States (6.9%), Italian (4.0%), Scottish (3.2%).Springs, Georgia

Elevation: 1032 feet

Land area: 37.7 square miles

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For population 25 years and over in Sandy Springs

  • High school or higher: 93.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 60.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 21.0%
  • Unemployed: 2.9%
  • Mean travel time to work: 24.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Sandy Springs CDP

  • Never married: 35.7%
  • Now married: 47.9%
  • Separated: 1.7%
  • Widowed: 4.5%
  • Divorced: 10.1%

17.5% Foreign born (8.9% Latin America, 3.1% Asia, 3.1% Europe).


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

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: IL Chicago, (592.0 miles pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: GA Dunwoody, (3.5 miles GA (5.5 miles Chamblee, Atlanta, GA (5.7 miles North GA Doraville, (6.9 miles GA Roswell, (6.9 miles Druid Hills, GA (8.6 miles North GA Vinings, (8.7 miles Park, GA Mountain (10.5 miles

Latitude: 33.94 N, Longitude: 84.37 W


Industries providing employment: Professional,scientific,management,administrative,and waste management services (20.9%), Finance,insurance,real estate,and rental and leasing (14.1%), Educational,health and social services (13.1%), Retail trade (12.0%), Arts,entertainment,recreation,accommodation and food services (10.2%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +28,059 (+32.7%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 12,370 (24.1%)

Average climate in Sandy Springs, Georgia

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Sandy Springs-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Georgia state average. It is 85% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/22/1992, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 16.6 miles away from the Sandy Springs city center injured 46 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 3/24/1975, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 3.7 miles away from the city center killed 3 people and injured 152 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.


Hospitals/medical centers near Sandy Springs:
  • EMORY DUNWOODY MEDICAL CENTER (about 4 miles; ATLANTA, GA)
  • PEACHFORD BEHAVIORAL HEALTH SYSTEM (about 4 miles; ATLANTA, GA)
  • NORTHSIDE HOSPITAL (about 5 miles; ATLANTA, GA)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Sandy Springs:
  • DOBBINS AIR RESERVE BASE (about 10 miles; MARIETTA, GA; ID: MGE)
  • THE WILLIAM B HARTSFIELD ATLANTA INTL (about 22 miles; ATLANTA, GA; ID: ATL)
  • RICHARD B RUSSELL (about 62 miles; ROME, GA; ID: RMG)
Other public-use airports nearest to Sandy Springs:
  • DEKALB-PEACHTREE (about 7 miles; ATLANTA, GA; ID: PDK)
  • COBB COUNTY-MC COLLUM FIELD (about 16 miles; ATLANTA, GA; ID: RYY)
  • FULTON COUNTY AIRPORT-BROWN FIELD (about 16 miles; ATLANTA, GA; ID: FTY)

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 with over 2000 students nearest to Sandy Springs:
  • EMORY UNIVERSITY (about 11 miles; ATLANTA, GA; Full-time enrollment: 10,839)
  • GEORGIA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY-MAIN CAMPUS (about 12 miles; ATLANTA, GA; FT enrollment: 13,841)
  • LIFE UNIVERSITY (about 13 miles; MARIETTA, GA; FT enrollment: 2,881)
  • SOUTHERN POLYTECHNIC STATE UNIVERSITY (about 13 miles; MARIETTA, GA; FT enrollment: 2,559)
  • CHATTAHOOCHEE TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 13 miles; MARIETTA, GA; FT enrollment: 2,012)
  • DEVRY INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY (about 13 miles; DECATUR, GA; FT enrollment: 2,486)
  • GEORGIA STATE UNIVERSITY (about 13 miles; ATLANTA, GA; FT enrollment: 17,302)

Notable locations in Sandy Springs: Dunwoody Country Club (A), Cherokee Country Club (B), North Fulton County Annex Building - Courthouse (C), North Fulton County Annex Building (D), Sandy Springs Branch Atlanta-Fulton Public Library (E).

Shopping Centers: Orchard Park Shopping Center (1), Northridge Shopping Center (2), North Springs Shopping Center (3), North River Village Shopping Center (4), Hammond Square Shopping Center (5), Cedar Ridge Plaza Shopping Center (6), Sandy Springs North Shopping Center (7).

Churches in Sandy Springs include: B'nai Torah Congregation (A), Belle Isle Church (B), Beth Tefillah Congregation (C), Sharon Church (D), Santell Church (E), Church of Saint Andrew (F), Cross Roads Church (G), Rivercliff Lutheran Church (H).

Cemeteries: Heards Cemetery (1), Arlington Cemetery (2).

Reservoirs: Berezney And Lee Lake (A), Morgan Falls Reservoir (B), Peppertree Lake (C), Orkin Lake (D), Patronis Lake (E), Northridge Lake (F), Bull Sluice Lake (G).

Creeks: Heards Creek (A), March Creek (B), Ball Mill Creek (C), Crooked Creek (D), Long Island Creek (E).

Parks in Sandy Springs include: Abernathy Park (1), Allen Park (2), Hammond Park (3), Lake Forest Park (4).


Sandy Springs compared to Georgia state average:
  • Median house value significantly above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.
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.)
  • WGUN (1010 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: WGUN, INC.)
  • WMLB (1160 AM; 50 kW; EAST POINT, GA; Owner: ATLANTA AREA BROADCASTING, 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.)
  • 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.)
  • WLCL (105.7 FM; CANTON, GA; Owner: CHEROKEE BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WZGC (92.9 FM; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORP. OF ATLANTA)
  • WRFG (89.3 FM; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: RADIO FREE GEORGIA BROADCASTING FOUNDATION INC)
  • W265BD (100.9 FM; WOODSTOCK, GA; Owner: IMMANUEL BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WABE (90.1 FM; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: BOARD OF EDUCATION, CITY OF ATLANTA)
  • WREK (91.1 FM; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: RADIO COMMNS. BD, GEORGIA INST. TECH)
  • 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)
  • WFOX (97.1 FM; GAINESVILLE, GA; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WYAY (106.7 FM; GAINESVILLE, GA; Owner: ABC, INC.)
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)
  • WGCL-TV (Channel 46; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: MEREDITH CORPORATION)
  • WTBS (Channel 17; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: SUPERSTATION, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • WANN-LP (Channel 32; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: PRISM BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WDTA-LP (Channel 53; FAYETTEVILLE, GA; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • WSKC-LP (Channel 59; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: KM LPTV OF ATLANTA, L.L.C.)
  • 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)
  • WPXA (Channel 14; ROME, GA; Owner: PAXSON ATLANTA LICENSE, INC.)
  • WGTV (Channel 8; ATHENS, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • W55BM (Channel 55; MARIETTA, GA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)

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