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Sanford, FL
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Sanford profile


Living in Sanford



Sanford is a larger medium-sized city located in the state of Florida. With a population of 63,154 people and 20 constituent neighborhoods, Sanford is the 53rd largest community in Florida.

Also of interest is that Sanford has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 8.82% of the workforce. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce this is high compared to the rest of the county. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.

The overall education level of Sanford is somewhat higher than in the average US city of 21.84%: 25.93% of adults 25 and older in the city have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Sanford in 2018 was $27,868, which is lower middle income relative to Florida, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $111,472 for a family of four. However, Sanford contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Sanford is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Sanford home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Sanford residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Sanford also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 26.59% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Sanford include German, Irish, English, Italian, and Jamaican.

Foreign born people are also an important part of Sanford's cultural character, accounting for 15.64% of the city’s population.

The most common language spoken in Sanford is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Langs. of India.