Income/capita 79%
Household income 24%
Unemployment 23%
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IndexSandy SpringsGeorgiaNational
Income per capita$53,257$26,678$29,829
Median household income$68,629$51,037$55,322
Median income owner occupied$125,598$65,914$70,586
Median income renter occupied$47,003$32,100$35,192
Median earnings male$50,204$34,871$36,919
Median earnings female$36,917$25,493$26,250
Unemployment rate3.6%5.3%4.7%
Poverty level11.8%17.8%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Sandy Springs is 79% higher than the national average
  • The median household income in Sandy Springs is 24% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Sandy Springs is 23% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Sandy Springs is 22% lower than the national average

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      Sandy Springs employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry5.8%0.6%
      Manufacturing sector6.2%0.5%
      Financial & insurance services6.6%7.9%
      Wholesale & retail services12.8%10.9%
      Public administration1.4%2.4%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities4.0%2.2%
      Education, health & social services11.7%26.2%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      CityPopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Berkeley Lake, GA1,924$120,795118.3%
      Milton, GA36,755$109,78498.4%
      Johns Creek, GA82,930$107,17693.7%
      Avondale Estates, GA3,095$100,87182.3%
      Alpharetta, GA63,013$93,61369.2%
      Sandy Springs, GA102,212$68,62924.1%

      Cities with similar population

      CityPopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      San Mateo, CA102,224$95,66772.9%
      Clovis, CA102,148$64,64016.8%
      Davenport, IA102,305$48,19112.9%
      Lewisville, TX102,327$57,5494.0%
      Rialto, CA102,418$52,3475.4%
      Sandy Springs, GA102,212$68,62924.1%
      Source: The Sandy Springs, GA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).