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Encyclopedia > Sandy, Utah
Sandy City, Utah
Location of Sandy City, Utah
Country United States
State Utah
County Salt Lake
Government
 - Mayor Tom Dolan
Population (2005)
 - City 89,664
Time zone MST (UTC-7)
 - Summer (DST) MDT (UTC-6)
Website: http://www.sandy.utah.gov/
Historical Population
Year Population
1880 488
1900 1,637
1910 1,716
1920 1,208
1930 1,436
1940 1,487
1950 2,095
1960 3,327
1970 6,438
1980 52,210
1990 80,200
2000 88,418
2005 89,664
A view of the Wasatch Mountains from a Sandy neighborhood.
A view of the Wasatch Mountains from a Sandy neighborhood.
Jordan Commons
Jordan Commons
"The Healing Field" fills the median of Centennial Parkway in front of Sandy City Hall in an annual memorial to the victims of the 9/11 attacks
"The Healing Field" fills the median of Centennial Parkway in front of Sandy City Hall in an annual memorial to the victims of the 9/11 attacks

Sandy (also known as Sandy City) is a city in Salt Lake County, Utah and a suburb of Salt Lake City. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 88,418. A 2005 estimate placed its population at 89,664, making it the sixth-largest city in Utah. Adapted from Wikipedias UT county maps by Seth Ilys. ... This is an alphabetical list of the sovereign states of the world, including both de jure and de facto independent states. ... Federal courts Supreme Court Chief Justice Associate Justices Elections Presidential elections Midterm elections Political Parties Democratic Republican Third parties State & Local government Governors Legislatures (List) State Courts Counties, Cities, and Towns Other countries Politics Portal      The political units and divisions of the United States include: The 50 states, which are... This article is about the U.S. state. ... This is a list of counties in Utah. ... Salt Lake County is a county located in the U.S. state of Utah. ... A mayor (from the Latin māior, meaning larger, greater) is the modern title of the highest ranking municipal officer. ... A time zone is a region of the Earth that has adopted the same standard time, usually referred to as the local time. ... The Mountain Standard Time Zone is a geographic region that keeps time by subtracting seven hours from Coordinated Universal Time (UTC). ... −12 | −11 | −10 | −9:30 | −9 | −8 | −7 | −6 | −5 | −4 | −3:30 | −3 | −2:30 | −2 | −1 | −0:25 | UTC (0) | +0:20 | +0:30 | +1 | +2 | +3 | +3:30 | +4 | +4:30 | +4:51 | +5 | +5:30 | +5:40 | +5:45 | +6 | +6:30 | +7 | +7:20 | +7... Though DST is common in Europe and North America, most of the worlds people do not use it. ... Mountain Daylight Time or MDT is the Mountain Standard Time Zone (or MST) during Daylight Savings Time. ... −12 | −11 | −10 | −9:30 | −9 | −8 | −7 | −6 | −5 | −4 | −3:30 | −3 | −2:30 | −2 | −1 | −0:25 | UTC (0) | +0:20 | +0:30 | +1 | +2 | +3 | +3:30 | +4 | +4:30 | +4:51 | +5 | +5:30 | +5:40 | +5:45 | +6 | +6:30 | +7 | +7:20 | +7... Image File history File links Download high resolution version (2288x1712, 1074 KB) Summary View from my driveway in Autumn. ... Image File history File links Download high resolution version (2288x1712, 1074 KB) Summary View from my driveway in Autumn. ... Mount Olympus, a prominent and recognizable mountain visible from much of the northern part of the Salt Lake Valley The Wasatch Range is a mountain range that stretches about 160 miles from the Utah- Idaho border, south through central Utah in the western United States. ... Image File history File linksMetadata Download high resolution version (2048x1536, 1286 KB) Licensing I, the creator of this work, hereby release it into the public domain. ... Image File history File linksMetadata Download high resolution version (2048x1536, 1286 KB) Licensing I, the creator of this work, hereby release it into the public domain. ... Image File history File links Metadata Size of this preview: 800 × 599 pixelsFull resolution (2288 × 1712 pixel, file size: 770 KB, MIME type: image/jpeg) File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... Image File history File links Metadata Size of this preview: 800 × 599 pixelsFull resolution (2288 × 1712 pixel, file size: 770 KB, MIME type: image/jpeg) File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... The World Trade Center on fire The September 11, 2001 attacks were a series of coordinated terrorist attacks against the United States on September 11, 2001. ... Salt Lake County is a county located in the U.S. state of Utah. ... This article is about the U.S. state. ... Year 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday (link displays full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... This is a list ranking the top thirty cities in the state of Utah according to total population. ... This article is about the U.S. state. ...


The city is home to the South Towne Center shopping mall; Jordan Commons, a large entertainment complex, and is the location of the Southtowne Exposition Center, which regularly hosts conventions. South Towne Center, located in Sandy, Utah just east of I-15 on 10600 South, is Utahs largest shopping center. ... This article needs additional references or sources for verification. ...


It was also selected in August 2006 as the location of Real Salt Lake's new soccer-specific stadium, the Sandy Stadium, to be finished in 2008. Groundbreaking occurred on August 12, 2006. No official name for the stadium has been announced. Year founded 2004 League Major League Soccer Nickname RSL, Real, Red & Blue Army Stadium Rice-Eccles Stadium Salt Lake City, UT Coach Jason Kreis, 2007— Owner SCP Worldwide First Game MetroStars 0–0 Real Salt Lake (Giants Stadium; April 2, 2005) Largest Win Real Salt Lake 3–0 FC Dallas... Columbus Crew Stadium opened in 1999 as the first of a growing number of American stadiums built for soccer Soccer-specific stadium (SSS) is a term used mainly in the United States and Canada. ... Sandy Stadium is a multi-use stadium in Sandy, Utah, United States that is currently under construction. ... 2008 (MMVIII) will be a leap year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... is the 224th day of the year (225th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2006 (MMVI) was a common year starting on Sunday (link displays full 2006 calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ...

Contents

History

Brigham Young named Sandy City in 1873 for its thirsty soil[1]. See also, Brigham Young University Brigham Young (June 1, 1801 – August 29, 1877) was a leader in the Latter Day Saint movement. ...


Geography

Sandy is located at 40°34′21″N, 111°51′35″W (40.572415, -111.859610)GR1.


According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 57.9 km² (22.4 mi²). 57.8 km² (22.3 mi²) of it is land and 0.1 km² (0.04 mi²) of it (0.09%) is water. The United States Census Bureau (officially Bureau of the Census as defined in Title ) is a part of the United States Department of Commerce. ... A square metre (US spelling: square meter) is by definition the area enclosed by a square with sides each 1 metre long. ... A square mile is an English unit of area equal to that of a square with sides each 1 statute mile (≈1,609 m) in length. ...


The major residential region of eastern Sandy climbs high on the slopes of the Wasatch Range while the western section lies at the bottom of the valley. Interstate 15 and State Street (U.S. 89) run through the western portions of the city, while the Jordan River forms part of the western border with West Jordan and South Jordan. Mount Olympus, a prominent and recognizable mountain visible from much of the northern part of the Salt Lake Valley The Wasatch Range is a mountain range that stretches about 160 miles from the Utah- Idaho border, south through central Utah in the western United States. ... Wikimedia Commons has media related to: Interstate 15 “I-15” redirects here. ... United States Highway 89 is a north-south United States highway with two branches. ... The Jordan River is a river in Utah in the United States. ... Jordan Landing West Jordan is a city located in Salt Lake County, Utah and part of the Salt Lake City metropolitan area. ... South Jordan Towne Center South Jordan is a city in Salt Lake County in the U.S. state of Utah. ...


Demographics

As of the censusGR2 of 2000, there were 88,418 people, 25,737 households, and 21,773 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,528.8/km² (3,960.5/mi²). There were 26,579 housing units at an average density of 459.6/km² (1,190.5/mi²). The racial makeup of the city was 93.52% White, 0.50% African American, 0.35% Native American, 2.17% Asian, 0.31% Pacific Islander, 1.50% from other races, and 1.65% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 4.38% of the population. 1870 US Census for New York City A census is the process of obtaining information about every member of a population (not necessarily a human population). ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ...


There were 25,737 households out of which 51.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 72.9% were married couples living together, 8.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 15.4% were non-families. 11.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 3.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.42 and the average family size was 3.73. “Spouse” redirects here. ...


In the city the population was spread out with 34.5% under the age of 18, 11.1% from 18 to 24, 27.5% from 25 to 44, 21.8% from 45 to 64, and 5.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 29 years. For every 100 females there were 100.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 97.7 males.


The median income for a household in the city was $66,458, and the median income for a family was $70,801. Males had a median income of $47,031 versus $29,661 for females. The per capita income for the city was $22,928. About 2.8% of families and 3.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including 4.0% of those under age 18 and 5.7% of those age 65 or over. The per capita income for a group of people may be defined as their total personal income, divided by the total population. ... Map of countries showing percentage of population who have an income below the national poverty line The poverty line is the level of income below which one cannot afford to purchase all the resources one requires to live. ...


Trivia

Sandy is the setting of the HBO series, Big Love, which portrays a fictional polygamist family. HBO (Home Box Office) is the premium television programming subsidiary of Time Warner. ... Big Love is an HBO television drama about a Utah Fundamentalist Mormon family that practices plural marriage, a type of polygamy practiced by some sects of the Latter Day Saint Movement. ...


Notable Sandians

Heather Anderson is a beauty queen from Sandy, Utah who will compete for the Miss USA title in 2007. ... The Miss Utah USA competition is the pageant who selects the representative for the state of Utah in the Miss USA pageant. ... Bonnie Gritton is an American classical pianist. ... Doug Jolley (born January 2, 1979 in Sandy, Utah) is an American football tight end in the National Football League who currently plays for the New York Jets. ... The National Football League (NFL) is the largest and most prestigious professional American football league, consisting of thirty-two teams from American cities and regions. ... Jamie Pierre is a professional free skier. ... The factual accuracy of this article is disputed. ... Dick Simon (born September 21, 1933 in Sandy, Utah) is one of the oldest men to ever have raced in the Indianapolis 500. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ...

Sister cities

Sandy has two sister cities, as designated by Sister Cities International, Inc. (SCI): Sign denoting twin towns of Neckarsulm, Germany Town twinning is a concept whereby towns or cities in geographically and politically distinct areas are paired with the goal of fostering human contact and cultural links. ...

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References

  1. ^ Arave, Lynn. "Tidbits of history — Unusual highlights of Salt Lake County", Deseret Morning News, January 5, 2007, pp. S1-S2. Retrieved on 2007-01-05. 

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See also

Hires Big H is a restaurant chain headquartered in Sandy, Utah. ... pcHDTV, Inc. ... Big Love is an HBO television drama about a Utah Fundamentalist Mormon family that practices plural marriage, a type of polygamy practiced by some sects of the Latter Day Saint Movement. ... HBO (Home Box Office) is the premium television programming subsidiary of Time Warner. ...

External links

  • Sandy official website
  • Maps and aerial photos for 40°34′21″N 111°51′35″W / 40.572415, -111.85961Coordinates: 40°34′21″N 111°51′35″W / 40.572415, -111.85961

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