The City of Sanford had a population of 58,289 as of July 1, 2017. Sanford ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Florida. See peer rankings below.
The primary coordinate point for Sanford is located at latitude 28.7894 and longitude -81.2756 in Seminole County. The formal boundaries for the City of Sanford (see map below) encompass a land area of 23.03 sq. miles and a water area of 3.53 sq. miles. Seminole County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 30 feet.
The City of Sanford (GNIS ID: 2405418) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.
Florida is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Sanford is located within Sanford CCD of Seminole County.
Beneath the boundary map are tables with Sanford population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Sanford: Fort Mellon, Mellonville.
|Daytime Population: Workers||34,999|
|Daytime Population: Residents||31,923|
|Total Daytime Population (TDP)||66,922|
|Ratio TDP/Total Population1||1.15|
|Population in Households||57,146|
|Population in Familes||44,453|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||1,143|
|Median Household Income||$42,370|
|Average Household Income||$55,366|
|Per Capita Income||$21,627|
|Total Housing Units||24,374 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||10,055 (41.3%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||11,674 (47.9%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||2,645 (10.9%)|
|Median Home Value||$139,891|
|Average Home Value||$166,766|
|Average Household Size||2.63|
|Average Family Size||3|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||2.08%|
|Per Capita Income||2.52%|
The table below compares Sanford to the other 919 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Florida by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.
|Total Population||# 60||94th|
|Population Density||# 307||67th|
|Diversity Index||# 96||90th|
|Median Household Income||# 587||36th|
|Per Capita Income||# 643||30th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Florida Census Data Comparison Tool.