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Sandy
  • Suburb of Salt Lake City, UT

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grade A minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade B+
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade C+
  3. Housing
    grade B
  4. Nightlife
    grade B+
  5. Good for Families
    grade A minus
  6. Diversity
    grade B
  7. Jobs
    grade A minus
  8. Weather
    grade B minus
  9. Cost of Living
    grade C
  10. Health & Fitness
    grade A
  11. Outdoor Activities
    grade A
  12. Commute
    grade A minus

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Sandy is a suburb of Salt Lake City with a population of 96,137. Sandy is in Salt Lake County and is one of the best places to live in Utah. Living in Sandy offers residents a dense suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In Sandy there are a lot of coffee shops and parks. Many families and young professionals live in Sandy and residents tend to lean conservative. The public schools in Sandy are above average.

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About Sandy...
Population
96,137

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$375,800
National
$229,800
Median Rent
$1,399
National
$1,096
Area Feel
Dense Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    21%
  • Own
    79%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade C+
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    115.4
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    2.1
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    34
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    28.8
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    424.3
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    2,277.2
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    366.7
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade B
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    14%
  • 10-17 years
    12%
  • 18-24 years
    8%
  • 25-34 years
    15%
  • 35-44 years
    13%
  • 45-54 years
    12%
  • 55-64 years
    12%
  • 65+ years
    14%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    15%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    28%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    34%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    18%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    5%
    national  11%

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