Living in Sandy Springs

LIVING IN SANDY SPRINGS.

Overview

Sandy Springs is a larger medium-sized city located in the state of Georgia. With a population of 105,703 people and 22 constituent neighborhoods, Sandy Springs is the sixth largest community in Georgia.

Sandy Springs home prices are not only among the most expensive in Georgia, but Sandy Springs real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.

Sandy Springs is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 93.00% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Sandy Springs is a city of professionals, managers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Sandy Springs who work in sales jobs (14.76%), management occupations (14.63%), and business and financial occupations (9.71%).

Also of interest is that Sandy Springs has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

A relatively large number of people in Sandy Springs telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 7.85% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.

Like elsewhere in America, most people in Sandy Springs use a private automobile to get to work. But notably, a substantial number of Sandy Springs‘s citizens do make use of public transit in their daily commute, primarily riding the bus. This helps more people get to work with less air pollution, and require fewer highways to get them there.

If knowledge is power, Sandy Springs is a pretty powerful place. 60.70% of the adults in Sandy Springs have earned a 4-year college degree, masters degree, MD, law degree, or even PhD. Compare that to the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns.

The per capita income in Sandy Springs in 2010 was $53,257, which is wealthy relative to Georgia and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $213,028 for a family of four. However, Sandy Springs contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Sandy Springs is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Sandy Springs home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Sandy Springs residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Sandy Springs also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 13.23% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Sandy Springs include German, Irish, Italian, and Russian.

Sandy Springs also has a high percentage of its population that was born in another country: 19.54%.

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What are Absorption Rates and Why should you know them?

The absorption rate is the rate at which available homes are sold in a specific real estate market during a given time period. It is calculated by dividing the average number of sales per month by the total number of available homes.

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Cost per sale decrease

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Coversion rates increase

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