Living in Sanford, NC

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Updated: 2020-03-10

Sanford SnackAbility

6
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
5/10
Housing
6
Affordability
8
Diversity
10
Safety
6
Amenities
8
Education
6
Commute
8

Sanford, NC Crime Report

846
Total Crimes
2,869.5
Total Crimes / 100k People
11.72%
Above National Average

Sanford, NC Cost Of Living

86
Sanford's Overall Cost Of Living
0.9x
Lower Than The National Average

Sanford, North Carolina Info Snack

Sanford is a city in Lee County, North Carolina, United States. The population was 28,518 at the 2010 census. It is the county seat of Lee County.
Population
29,274
Unemployment
7.9%
Poverty
18.5%
Median Home
$136,800
Median Income
$46,067
Median Rent
$734

Sanford, NC Photos

Rankings for Sanford in North Carolina

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Map Of Sanford, NC

Population over time in Sanford

Year Population % Change
2017 29,274 0.8%
2016 29,051 0.0%
2015 29,048 0.2%
2014 28,988 0.7%
2013 28,798 0.7%
2012 28,593 1.8%
2011 28,081 2.1%
2010 27,503 2.3%
2009 26,897 -
Crime/100k Sanford NC USA
Violent Crime 217.1 377.6 368.9
Murder 17.0 6.0 5.0
Robbery 67.8 81.1 86.2
Aggravated Assault 132.3 265.1 246.8
Property Crime 2652.4 2494.1 2199.5
Burglary 542.7 599.9 376.0
Larceny 1991.0 1724.4 1594.6
Car Theft 118.7 169.8 228.9

Race / Ethnicity in Sanford

White
44.6% (13,043)
African American
26.9% (7,870)
American Indian
0.1% (27)
Asian
0.8% (244)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.1% (41)
Two Or More
1.4% (422)
Hispanic
26.1% (7,627)
Race Sanford NC USA
White 44.6% 63.3% 61.1%
African American 26.9% 21.1% 12.3%
American Indian 0.1% 1.1% 0.7%
Asian 0.8% 2.8% 5.4%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Other 0.1% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 1.4% 2.2% 2.4%
Hispanic 26.1% 9.2% 17.8%

Household Income For Sanford, North Carolina

Less than $10,000
8.3% (243,598)
$10,000 to $14,999
7.3% (213,218)
$15,000 to $24,999
11.6% (339,518)
$25,000 to $34,999
10.4% (305,201)
$35,000 to $49,999
15.4% (451,754)
$50,000 to $74,999
19.1% (560,051)
$75,000 to $99,999
11.9% (348,520)
$100,000 to $149,999
8.9% (260,757)
$150,000 to $199,999
4.8% (141,208)
$200,000 or more
2.2% (63,571)
Income Sanford NC USA
Less than $10,000 8.3% 6.8% 6.3%
$10,000 to $14,999 7.3% 5.4% 4.6%
$15,000 to $24,999 11.6% 10.7% 9.3%
$25,000 to $34,999 10.4% 10.7% 9.3%
$35,000 to $49,999 15.4% 14.2% 12.6%
$50,000 to $74,999 19.1% 18.1% 17.5%
$75,000 to $99,999 11.9% 12.0% 12.5%
$100,000 to $149,999 8.9% 12.5% 14.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 4.8% 4.7% 6.3%
$200,000 or more 2.2% 4.9% 7.0%

Gender in Sanford

Female
53.2% (15,578)
Male
46.8% (13,695)
Gender Sanford NC USA
Female 53.2% 51.3% 50.8%
Male 46.8% 48.7% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Sanford for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
9.0% (2,634)
9-12th Grade
10.0% (2,927)
High School / GED
26.0% (7,611)
Some College
22.0% (6,440)
Associate's Degree
11.0% (3,220)
Bachelor's Degree
16.0% (4,683)
Master's Degree
5.0% (1,463)
Professional Degree
0.0% (0)
Doctorate Degree
1.0% (292)
Education Sanford NC USA
< 9th Grade 9.0% 4.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 10.0% 8.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 26.0% 26.0% 27.0%
Some College 22.0% 22.0% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 11.0% 9.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 16.0% 20.0% 19.0%
Master's Degree 5.0% 8.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 0.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 1.0% 1.0% 1.0%

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