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Sandy, Utah is located generally between 7800 S. to 12100 S. and 700 W. to 3400 E. 


The first pioneers began to settle there in the 1860's and became incorporated in 1893.

Way back when with the land being too dry to farm, the livelihood of the area was generated by the mining in Big Cottonwood Canyon which was in full production between the 1870's to the early 1900's. Being at the mouth of the canyon, Sandy was the perfect place for the miners to get supplies by day and carouse by night.  Once the mine's dried up Sandy went back to developing the traditional, conventional rural identity that was intended.

Sandy experienced tremendous growth in the 1970's with the discovery of their newer homes, wider spaces and lower prices at the time.  Sandy has its share of elaborate houses as well as the more affordable homes in consistently well cared for neighborhoods.

Sandy is a vibrant city with shopping, parks and recreational facilities. Sandy is now the proud home of the first Major League Soccer Team in Utah - ReAL Salt Lake, with a beautiful new stadium.
Sandy real estate has a wide range of prices and types to offer a perspective buyer.

Featuring a few of the many things to do in Sandy:
​Rio Tinto Stadium
K1 Speed
​All Star Bowling and Entertainment

What's it like to live in Sandy?

Sandy Utah U.S.
Median household income $73,476 $53,271 $50,140
Median home price $251,000 $209,600 $187,800
Cost of living (% of national avg) 109% 103% 100%
Unemployment 4% 6% 10%
Violent crime index (1 is lowest) 4 2 4
Days per year with some sun: 229
Days per year with some precipitation: 89
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Source: Sperling's Best Places
Population: 93,920

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