Sandy Springs

Welcome to Sandy Springs

Corporate giants, riverfront dreams, and local scenes
 
In Sandy Springs, the vibrancy of city life blends with the serenity of nature, creating a living experience unlike any other. Situated just within the inner rings of Atlanta's suburbs, Sandy Springs stands as a beacon of prosperity and innovation.

Business mavens will appreciate the city's impressive corporate landscape. Home to the headquarters of giants like UPS, Cox Enterprises, and Mercedes-Benz USA, it's no surprise that Sandy Springs boasts the highest ratio of Fortune 500 companies per capita in the U.S. Opportunity isn't just knocking here — it's right at your doorstep.

Adding to the city's allure is City Springs, a mixed-use development where life blossoms in all its facets. From cozy homes to chic restaurants, from state-of-the-art theaters to invigorating fitness studios, and from tranquil green spaces to bustling avenues, City Springs truly encapsulates the spirit of Sandy Springs.

Lovers of unique finds will be enchanted by the hundreds of locally owned shops and restaurants, each telling a unique story of passion and entrepreneurship. And when it's time to call it a day, Sandy Springs offers many living options. Every home tells a story, from the charm of mid-century modern ranches and sleek new constructions to luxurious condos and lavish multi-million-dollar mansions.

Sandy Springs beckons with promise and possibility, whether you're a budding entrepreneur, a nature enthusiast, or someone seeking the perfect blend of city and serenity. Welcome to a city that truly has it all.
 

What to Love

  • Corporate hub with many Fortune 500 headquarters
  • Close to the serene Chattahoochee River and over 950 acres of parks
  • City Springs, with a blend of residences, dining, and entertainment
  • Vibrant shopping and dining scene with numerous locally owned establishments

Local Lifestyle

For all of Sandy Springs' modern corporate appeal, nature is always close behind. The majestic Chattahoochee River gracefully winds along the city's edge, serving as a testament to the region's natural beauty. With over 950 acres of parks and natural areas enveloping Sandy Springs, residents are always mere moments away from a refreshing embrace of the great outdoors.
 

Dining, Entertainment, & Shopping

Sandy Springs is not just a hub of corporate giants; it's also a culinary and shopping haven, offering a delightful mix of tastes and treasures to explore. Brooklyn Café is a warm and inviting American bistro that brings contemporary flavors to the table. Whether dining inside or enjoying the refreshing outdoor patio seating, it's the perfect spot to indulge in comfort food with a modern twist.

For those with a penchant for European cuisine, The Select Restaurant + Bar is a must-visit. Drawing inspiration from Art Deco elegance, this restaurant serves modern European dishes. Watch the magic unfold in the open kitchen and savor your meal alfresco on their inviting patio — it's a dining experience that tantalizes all senses.

Shoppers will adore Veronica's Attic. A boutique with an impressive 34-year legacy, it's a women's clothing and jewelry treasure trove. Every piece here tells a story of elegance, making it the go-to place for fashionistas seeking unique finds.

And for those who love the vibrancy of fresh markets, the Sandy Springs Farmers Market is a weekly affair you will want to attend. Every Saturday morning, local vendors showcase the freshest seasonal produce, ensuring your kitchen is stocked with the best of what the season offers. Sandy Springs is where culinary artistry meets boutique elegance, all set against a backdrop of community warmth.
 

Things to Do

Sandy Springs is a city where nature and luxury harmoniously converge, offering a tapestry of enriching experiences for residents and visitors alike. City Springs is the heart of Sandy Springs' entertainment scene. Here, an exceptional concert hall hosts an array of famous bands, renowned comedians, and other top-tier performers. Every performance is a testament to the city's commitment to bringing world-class entertainment to its doorstep.

For theater fans, the Sandy Springs Performing Arts Center is nothing short of a treat. Experience spellbinding live theatre, such as the energetic STOMP, or immerse yourself in melodious live music. The intimate setting ensures every seat feels like the front row, making every show a personal and memorable experience.

If the call of nature beckons, Morgan Falls Overlook Park awaits. This haven boasts expansive playgrounds tailored for families where little ones can unleash their energy. Meandering trails invite peaceful strolls, while dedicated picnic areas offer the perfect spot for an alfresco lunch. As the name suggests, the park's elevated vantage point gives visitors stunning views of the river below. At the Heritage Sandy Springs Museum is a sprawling 14,000-square-foot entertainment lawn. With a stage available for rent, it's a popular venue for events and gatherings that resonate with the community spirit.

Luxury car enthusiasts should not miss the showroom at Mercedes-Benz USA. Glimpse the future of automotive excellence as you explore the latest in luxury vehicles, experiencing firsthand the innovation and elegance that defines the brand. From natural splendors and historical insights to luxurious indulgences, Sandy Springs promises a delightful journey of discovery.
 

Schools

Sandy Springs ensures quality education at its core, boasting a range of elementary to high school schools, complementing its reputation as a corporate and residential hub.

 

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

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

Total Households

2.13

Average Household Size

$68,652

Average individual Income

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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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