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Household income NAT. AVG.
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IndexSandy SpringsGeorgiaNational
Income per capita$63,927$26,678$29,829
Median household income$80,998$51,037$55,322
Median income owner occupied$133,203$65,914$70,586
Median income renter occupied$63,486$32,100$35,192
Median earnings male$61,058$34,871$36,919
Median earnings female$45,828$25,493$26,250
Unemployment rate2.6%5.3%4.7%
Poverty level7.0%17.8%15.1%
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Key findings

  • The income per capita in Sandy Springs is 114% higher than the national average
  • The median household income in Sandy Springs is 46% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Sandy Springs is 43% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Sandy Springs is 54% lower than the national average

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      $53,993 $80,998 $161,996
      $34,021 $51,037 $102,074
      $36,877 $55,322 $110,644
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      Sandy Springs median earnings by income bracket

      Sandy Springs employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry6.9%6.9%
      Manufacturing sector6.2%6.2%
      Financial & insurance services9.0%9.0%
      Wholesale & retail services13.6%13.6%
      Public administration1.5%1.5%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities4.2%4.2%
      Education, health & social services10.0%10.0%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City Population Household Income National Avg.
      Berkeley Lake, GA2,324$135,579145.1%
      Milton, GA39,252$127,487130.4%
      Johns Creek, GA84,551$125,862127.5%
      Druid Hills, GA8,525$121,970120.5%
      Alpharetta, GA66,566$119,568116.1%
      Sandy Springs, GA108,180$80,99846.4%

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      City Population Household Income National Avg.
      Hillsboro, OR108,026$85,58654.7%
      San Buenaventura (Ventura), CA108,467$79,98644.6%
      Red Deer, AB107,873n/a 
      Waterbury, CT107,841$46,32916.3%
      Meridian, ID107,787$76,40338.1%
      Sandy Springs, GA108,180$80,99846.4%
      Source: The Sandy Springs, GA employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).