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Sandy Springs
  • City in Georgia

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

editorial

Sandy Springs is a city in Georgia with a population of 107,072. Sandy Springs is in Fulton County and is one of the best places to live in Georgia. Living in Sandy Springs offers residents an urban suburban mix feel and most residents rent their homes. In Sandy Springs there are a lot of restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many families and young professionals live in Sandy Springs and residents tend to lean liberal. The public schools in Sandy Springs are above average.

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About Sandy Springs...
Population
107,072

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$471,800
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$1,327
National
$1,062
Area Feel
Urban Suburban Mix
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    52%
  • Own
    48%
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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
    83.1
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0.9
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    9.9
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    35.2
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    258.2
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    1,378.7
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    143.6
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    11%
  • 10-17 years
    9%
  • 18-24 years
    8%
  • 25-34 years
    20%
  • 35-44 years
    15%
  • 45-54 years
    13%
  • 55-64 years
    12%
  • 65+ years
    13%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    25%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    40%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    17%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    12%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    5%
    national  12%

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