The population in Sandy was 87,461 in 2010, ranking it 6 among 326 places. This represents a decrease of 957 from 88,418 in 2000. The largest minority group in 2010 in Sandy was Hispanic/Latino, which accounted for 7.4 percent of the total population. The fastest-growing minority group in Sandy was non-Hispanic Pacific Islander, with an increase of 108.1 percent from 2000 to 2010. Households with children under 18 made up 42.1 percent of all households in 2010, a decrease from 54.2 percent in 2000. Owner-occupied housing units accounted for 79.7 percent of all households in 2010, a decrease from 2000 when 84.3 percent of all housing units were owner-occupied.