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Frequently Asked Questions

When were prices and availability in Sandy Springs, GA last updated?

Prices and availability in Sandy Springs, GA were last updated on 24 Jul 2021.

What are the best apartments in Sandy Springs, GA?

The best apartments in Sandy Springs, GA are: Arches at Glenridge, The Stratford, Waterford Place, Parc at Perimeter and Glen Lake.

What is the average rent in Sandy Springs, GA?

The average rent in Sandy Springs, GA is $1,533. Start your search for apartments in Sandy Springs, GA now.

What is the price range for a studio apartment in Sandy Springs, GA?

The price range for a studio apartment in Sandy Springs, GA is between $1,420 and $5,415. View all studio apartments in Sandy Springs, GA.

What is the price range for a 1-bedroom apartment in Sandy Springs, GA?

The price range for a 1-bedroom apartment in Sandy Springs, GA is between $1,130 and $5,665. Browse all available 1-bedroom apartments in Sandy Springs, GA now.

What is the price range for a 2-bedroom apartment in Sandy Springs, GA?

The price range for a 2-bedroom apartment in Sandy Springs, GA is between $1,252 and $7,039. Browse and find a 2-bedroom apartment in Sandy Springs, GA.

What is the price range for a 3-bedroom apartment in Sandy Springs, GA?

The price range for a 3-bedroom apartment in Sandy Springs, GA is between $1,255 and $6,982. Browse all available 3-bedroom apartments in Sandy Springs, GA.

Renter's Guide to Sandy Springs

Most imagine long country roads and a slow-paced lifestyle when they think of Georgia, but Sandy Springs is an exception to the rule. Incorporated in 2005, this city gives a fresh face to the region with a booming local economy, excellent transportation options, and a massive 15-acre rejuvenation of the downtown area that’s well underway.

Located in the heart of what’s known as the Atlanta Metropolitan Area (a wide swath of northern Georgia covering 3 cities – Atlanta, Sandy Springs, and Roswell), Sandy Springs is 2nd largest city in the Atlanta metro, and the 6th largest city in the state. Sandy Springs is 16 miles north of Atlanta, but about 3 times smaller, and about 4-and-a-half-times less populated. As such, Sandy Springs residents enjoy all of the comforts of the Atlanta Metropolitan Area with only a fraction of the congestion.

Sandy Springs’ climate is subtropical, meaning lots of humidity. As for seasonal weather in Sandy Springs, winters (December-February) are relatively cold with some snow, averaging 45 F. Springs (March-May) tend to transition into warmer weather rather quickly, with an average of 61 F. Summers (June-August) can be especially dry and humid, averaging 78 F. Autumns (Sept-Nov) tend to have cold weather spells, but are relatively warm, averaging 61 F.

Sandy Springs, GA Demographics

  • Total Population107,072
  • Female 50,854
    Male 56,218
  • Median Age36.5

Cost of Living in Sandy Springs, GA

The cost of living in Sandy Springs is moderately higher than the cost of living in the rest of Georgia, but this is somewhat offset by better employment opportunities. The cost of housing in particular is significantly higher than the United States average, though monthly utilities are slightly lower.

MARTA runs three major bus routes in Sandy Springs, covering Roswell Road all the way to the Northside Drive business district. The average cost for a bus ticket is $2.50, with 7-day ($23.75) and 30-day ($95) passes also available. Seniors age 65 and over, children under 4-feet tall, Medicare members and those who are disabled can ride for a reduced fare.

The Sandy Springs MARTA station is one of four light rail services connecting Sandy Springs with the Atlanta and Buckhead regions. The same fares and reduced eligibility rates for the buses applies to the light rails. The average commute time in Sandy Springs is 20 minutes, 5 minutes less than the national average.

Average Rent in Sandy Springs, GA

  • Sandy Springs, GA Average Rental Price, November 2019 $1,533 /mo

    Sandy Springs, GA Apartment Rent Ranges

    Living in Sandy Springs

    Living in Sandy Springs has its pros and cons. The area has many beautiful historic neighborhoods, and its warm weather, along with its close proximity to all of the fun in Atlanta, are just three of the many reasons to move to Sandy Springs. On the other hand, the frequent amount of roadside construction could be considered one of the reasons not to move to Sandy Springs for some.

    In terms of diversity, Niche.com ranked the Riverwood International Charter School in Sandy Springs number 20 for the “2016 Most Diverse Public High Schools in Georgia”.

    Things to do in Sandy Springs

    If you are looking for the best things to do in Sandy Springs, there’s no shortage of recreational fun in this up-and-coming city – but first, you’ve got to fuel up! The Taco Mac has the best selection of craft brews and American cuisine in the city, while the Flying Biscuit has been serving the best brunch in Sandy Springs for over 20 years. For family attractions, El Azteca has a high quality Mexican buffet at a low price, and for couples attractions, the Nori Nori is a delicious all-you-can-eat sushi buffet, while Three Sheets offers gourmet grilled cheeses and other small dishes for a quick bite.

    The Lefont (a hip theater-and-bar-combo that plays great indie flicks) is one of the top things to do for movie buffs, but if you’re more active, then LA Fitness, Life Time Athletic, and the Sandy Springs Tennis Center will all help you to stay in shape (be sure to grab workout digs at Phidippides first). The Sandy Springs Farmers Market has plenty of nutritious local foods (even better than the local Whole Foods). One of the best things to do with kids is to enroll in the Sandy Springs baseball league at Sandy Springs Youth Sports.

    If exercise is not your forte, but free things in Sandy Springs are, then the Sandy Springs public library is open all week long. Also, every September, the Sandy Springs Festival delights over 30 thousand attendees with hundreds of local artists, exclusive shopping boutiques (instead of completely relying on Lowes to decorate your home), and amazing free historical exhibits at the Heritage Sandy Springs Museum.

    Employment and Economy

    Sandy Springs has booming medical and biotech industries. In fact, of all the hospital beds in the metro area, Sandy Springs has almost half of them. Furthermore, its close proximity to 3 MARTA stations and two major roadways makes Sandy Springs attractive to large businesses. UPS and Newell Rubbermaid are just two corporate giants headquartered in Sandy Springs.

    Sandy Springs, GA Households

    • Total Number of Households47,108
    • Family 24,975
      Non-family 22,133
    • Children 11,113
      No Children 35,995
    • Average People Per Household2.26
    • Median Household Income$78,613
    • Median Housing Costs Per Month$1,414

    Education in Sandy Springs

    While it’s better suited for established professionals, Sandy Springs is not without its educational opportunities. To better accommodate a large demand for medical professionals in the surrounding areas, the Gwinnett College (Sandy Springs campus) offers multiple degrees and diplomas in massage therapy, medical care, and medical office administration. As for the Sandy Springs School District, the Riverwood High School has 90% of its graduating student body go on to pursue college degrees.

    Sandy Springs, GA Education Statistics

    Tips for Renting in Sandy Springs

    If you are looking to rent, the Edgewater at Sandy Springs and the Celebration at Sandy Springs are two of the city’s most popular apartment complexes. Before you choose where to live, however, know that landlords must always let you know if flooding has caused any damage at least three times in the past five years.

    If you are moving to Sandy Springs from Dublin (GA), the drastic increase in population means you are going to meet lots of new and friendly faces. Be prepared for better transportation and more jobs!