Sandy, OR Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Sandy, Oregon - Basic Facts

The City of Sandy had a population of 11,188 as of July 1, 2017. Sandy ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Oregon. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Sandy is located at latitude 45.3981 and longitude -122.2688 in Clackamas County. The formal boundaries for the City of Sandy (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.35 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Clackamas County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 981 feet.

The City of Sandy (GNIS ID: 2411809) 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.

Oregon 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 Sandy Division of Clackamas County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Sandy population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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Sandy, OR Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 11,188
Daytime Population: Workers 3,833
Daytime Population: Residents 5,732
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 9,565
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.85
Population in Households 11,173
Population in Familes 9,118
Population in Group Qrtrs 15
Population Density2 3,340
Diversity Index3 31


Median Household Income $61,258
Average Household Income $70,738
Per Capita Income $26,595


Total Housing Units 4,339 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,679 (61.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,457 (33.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 203 ( 4.7%)
Median Home Value $259,244
Average Home Value $284,615


Total Households 4,136
Average Household Size 2.7
Family Households 2,856
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 2.18% 1.76%
Households 2.06% 1.73%
Families 1.93% 1.61%
Median Household Income   2.99%
Per Capita Income   2.78%

Sandy, OR - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Sandy to the other 378 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Oregon by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 55 86th
Population Density # 61 84th
Diversity Index # 172 55th
Median Household Income # 73 81st
Per Capita Income # 153 60th

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