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Sandy, Utah
Anchorage, Alaska
USA
PEOPLE COMPARISON HIGHLIGHTS
Sandy is 2,216% more densely populated than Anchorage.
People are 11% more likely to be married in Anchorage.
The Median Age is 2.0 years older in Sandy.

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PEOPLE
 Sandy, UTAnchorage, AKUnited States
 Population93,613298,695321,418,820
 Population - 201087,168284,267308,745,538
 Population - 200088,418260,283285,036,114
 Population - 199085,380226,338251,960,433
 Pop. 1990 to Now9.64%31.97%27.57%
 Pop. 2000 to Now5.88%14.76%12.76%
 Pop. Density4,05817591
 Land Area231,7053,531,905
 Water Area0256264,837
 Median Age34.632.637.4
 Female Population50.55%49.07%50.81%
 Male Population49.45%50.93%49.19%
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 EST. TOTAL POPULATION BY AGE
 Sandy, UTAnchorage, AKUnited States
 Age 0 to 47.46%7.44%6.36%
 Age 5 to 97.81%6.82%6.51%
 Age 10 to 148.48%6.96%6.59%
 Age 15 to 175.05%4.14%4.03%
 Age 18 to 203.00%4.44%4.35%
 Age 21 to 245.41%7.12%5.61%
 Age 25 to 3413.25%16.48%13.47%
 Age 35 to 4413.54%12.93%12.97%
 Age 45 to 5412.92%13.98%14.09%
 Age 55 to 596.52%6.73%6.57%
 Age 60 to 646.08%4.87%5.72%
 Age 65 to 746.87%5.23%7.64%
 Age 75 to 842.63%2.21%4.26%
 Age 85 and over0.98%0.65%1.85%
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 RACE
 Sandy, UTAnchorage, AKUnited States
 White85.55%61.07%62.77%
 Black0.54%5.58%12.24%
 Asian3.03%8.29%4.95%
 Native American0.14%6.53%0.66%
 Hawaiian, Pacific Islander0.58%2.11%0.16%
 Other0.14%0.13%0.20%
 Two or More Races1.84%8.01%2.13%
 Hispanic8.18%8.28%16.90%
 Non-Hispanic91.82%91.72%83.10%
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 FAMILY
 Sandy, UTAnchorage, AKUnited States
 Households28,478105,164116,211,000
 Family Households22,42470,00476,958,100
 Non Family Households6,05435,16039,253,000
 Household Size3.132.762.63
 Married Population60.33%49.62%50.58%
 Single Population39.67%50.38%49.42%
 Now Married58.77%48.03%48.41%
 Married but Separated1.56%1.59%2.17%
 Never Married26.29%34.25%32.55%
 Widowed3.50%3.59%5.95%
 Divorced9.88%12.54%10.92%
 Married, w/children41.42%35.98%31.68%
 Married, no children41.49%37.74%41.44%
 Single, w/children11.41%18.40%16.94%
 Single, no children5.68%7.88%9.95%
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