Sand Springs has the 1543rd largest population in the United States. The population grew by 4.9% from 2010 to 2015, which was faster than the national average. Sand Springs is part of the Tulsa metro area. Unemployment in the Tulsa area is 4%, which is higher than the national average, and is getting worse. Tulsa has the 54th largest local economy in the US, and a low cost of living. The average pay for jobs in Sand Springs is below average at $43,730, and the median cost of a home in Sand Springs is $118,800, which is below the national average. 20% of workers in Sand Springs hold a bachelors degree or higher (above average), and 87% of workers have a high school degree (above average). Driving to work is especially common in Sand Springs. 82% of Sand Springs workers drive to work alone, 0% take public transit, 10% carpool, and 6% walk. People in Sand Springs spend an average of 23 minutes commuting to work, which is shorter than the national average of 26 minutes.