Sandy Springs

Welcome to Sandy Springs

The Ideal Mix of Urban Fun and the Outdoors

Sandy Springs, a neighboring town to Dunwoody in Georgia, offers a perfect blend of urban activities and outdoor recreation. The commerce in Sandy Springs is mostly centered in its downtown area, providing a bustling urban environment alongside peaceful, cozy residential areas ideal for tranquil home living.

Architecture

In Sandy Springs, a variety of home styles can be found. Upscale ranches surrounded by open spaces are common, as well as Craftsman homes known for their use of natural materials like wood and stone. The town is embracing modernization, with newer homes featuring open floor plans and swimming pools, making it an ideal location for homebuyers seeking space and relaxation.

What to Love

  • Bustling energy in the downtown area.
  • Home to various corporate headquarters.
  • A growing region with a plethora of available properties.

Local Lifestyle

Sandy Springs offers a family-friendly community with a wholesome energy. Locals enjoy nighttime entertainment in the urban areas and outdoor activities like strolling through parks or kayaking in nearby lakes. The community also comes together for various events and neighborhood celebrations throughout the year.

Dining, Shopping & Entertainment

Sandy Springs boasts fabulous dining options, including Carbonara Trattoria for authentic Italian fare and Tre Vele with its own market. Kaiser’s Chophouse and McKendrick’s Steak House offer upscale dining experiences. For a casual bite, Cubanos is known for its delectable Cuban sandwiches. Other noteworthy restaurants in Sandy Springs include:

  • Bishoku (Japanese, sushi)
  • Breadwinner Cafe and Bakery (counter-serve bakery)
  • Brooklyn Cafe (contemporary American)
  • Del Frisco’s Double Eagle Steakhouse (chain steakhouse)
  • Eclipse di Luna (tapas with live music)
  • El Azteca Perimeter (Mexican)
  • Food Terminal (Malaysian)
  • il Giallo Osteria & Bar (Italian)
  • Jinya Ramen Bar (Japanese, ramen)
  • Kid Cashew (Mediterranean)
  • La Petite Maison (French)
  • Rumi’s Kitchen (Persian)
  • The Select Restaurant + Bar (European)
  • Under The Cork Tree (European)
  • Zafron Restaurant (Middle Eastern cafe)

For shopping, the Perimeter Mall in Sandy Springs offers a variety of stores and dining options.

Things to Do

Apart from outdoor recreation, Sandy Springs is home to City Springs, a hub for entertainment with a history museum, art galleries, theaters, and a thriving farmers market. The Sandy Springs Performing Arts Center hosts various shows, and the Abernathy Greenway Park North is perfect for outdoor enjoyment.

Schools

Notable schools in Sandy Springs include The Weber School and The Art Institute of Atlanta.

Overview for Sandy Springs, GA

106,605 people live in Sandy Springs, where the median age is 36.6 and the average individual income is $68,652. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

106,605

Total Population

36.6 years

Median Age

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

$68,652

Average individual Income

Demographics and Employment Data for Sandy Springs, GA

Sandy Springs has 49,941 households, with an average household size of 2.13. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Sandy Springs do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 106,605 people call Sandy Springs home. The population density is 2,830.9 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

106,605

Total Population

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

36.6

Median Age

48.37 / 51.63%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

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0-9 Years

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10-17 Years

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18-24 Years

25-64:

25-64 Years

65-74:

65-74 Years

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75+ Years

Education Level

  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • High School Degree
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Graduate Degree
49,941

Total Households

2.13

Average Household Size

$68,652

Average individual Income

Households with Children

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Marital Status

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Single
Divorced
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Blue vs White Collar Workers

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Commute Time

0 to 14 Minutes
15 to 29 Minutes
30 to 59 Minutes
60+ Minutes

Schools in Sandy Springs, GA

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The following schools are within or nearby Sandy Springs. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
Type
Name
Category
Grades
School rating
Dunwoody Springs Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
2/5
PRIVATE
6th - 12th
No rating available
Ison Springs Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
1/5
Sandy Springs Middle School
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
3/5
PRIVATE
K - 8th
No rating available
Atlanta Country Day School
PRIVATE
6th - 12th
No rating available
The Davis Academy Middle School
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
PRIVATE
9th - 12th
No rating available
Atlanta Jewish Academy Upper School
PRIVATE
PreK - 12th
No rating available
Cumberland Academy Of Georgia
PRIVATE
4th - 12th
No rating available
Woodland Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
4/5
North Springs High School
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
4/5
High Point Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
4/5
Ridgeview Charter School
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
3/5
St Jude The Apostle Catholic School
PRIVATE
K - 8th
No rating available
The Goddard School - Sandy Springs
PRIVATE
PreK - K
No rating available
Mt Vernon Presbyterian School
PRIVATE
PreK - 12th
No rating available
PRIVATE
9th - 12th
No rating available
Sandy Springs United Methodist Preschool & Kinderg
PRIVATE
K - K
No rating available
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
Riverwood International Charter School
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
4/5
Heards Ferry Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
5/5
Holy Innocents Episcopal School NW
PRIVATE
PreK - 12th
No rating available
Spalding Drive Elementary
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
4/5
Lake Forest Elementary
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
2/5
Atlanta Jewish Academy
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
PRIVATE
K - 6th
No rating available
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