Sanford is a tiny village located in the state of Michigan. With a population of 838 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Sanford is the 498th largest community in Michigan.
Unlike some villages, Sanford isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Sanford are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Sanford is a village of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Sanford who work in office and administrative support (16.01%), sales jobs (14.15%), and food service (9.74%).
Residents will find that the village is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, Sanford is worth considering.
The percentage of people in Sanford who are college-educated is somewhat higher than the average US community of 21.84%: 25.98% of adults in Sanford have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Sanford in 2010 was $35,893, which is wealthy relative to Michigan and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $143,572 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 Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Sanford include German, Irish, Polish, English, and French.
The most common language spoken in Sanford is English. Other important languages spoken here include Polish and Italian.