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Sandy city, Utah - Basic Facts

The City of Sandy had a population of 96,319 as of July 1, 2018. Sandy city ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Utah. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Sandy city is located at latitude 40.5694 and longitude -111.8516 in Salt Lake County. The formal boundaries for the City of Sandy (see map below) encompass a land area of 23.07 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles.

The City of Sandy (GNIS ID: 2411810) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Utah is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Sandy is located within Salt Lake City Division of Salt Lake County.

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Sandy city, UT Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 96,319
Population in Households 95,908
Population in Familes 84,723
Population in Group Qrtrs 411
Population Density2 4,176
Diversity Index3 36


Median Household Income $86,658
Average Household Income $108,366
Per Capita Income $35,093


Total Housing Units 32,081 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 23,125 (72.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 7,777 (24.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,179 ( 3.7%)
Median Home Value $325,533
Average Home Value $379,310


Total Households 30,902
Average Household Size 3.1
Family Households 24,018
Average Family Size 4
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 1.17% 1.15%
Households 1.06% 1.14%
Families 0.75% 0.98%
Median Household Income   2.31%
Per Capita Income   1.79%

Sandy city, UT - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Sandy city to the other 325 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Utah by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 6 98th
Population Density # 12 97th
Diversity Index # 101 69th
Median Household Income # 45 86th
Per Capita Income # 27 92nd

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