Sanford is a tiny village located in the state of Michigan. With a population of 849 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Sanford is the 498th largest community in Michigan.
Unlike some villages where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Sanford is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Sanford is a village of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Sanford who work in office and administrative support (18.47%), sales jobs (12.81%), and food service (9.11%).
The village is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Sanford has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Sanford a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
The education level of Sanford citizens, measured as those with bachelor's degrees or advanced degrees, is similar to the national average for all American cities and towns. 17.40% of adults 25 and older in Sanford have a college degree.
The per capita income in Sanford in 2010 was $27,139, which is upper middle income relative to Michigan and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $108,556 for a family of four. However, Sanford contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
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 Native American. Important ancestries of people in Sanford include Polish, Irish, English, and French .
The most common language spoken in Sanford is English. Other important languages spoken here include German and Other Indo-European.