Sanford, FL

Sanford profile

Living in Sanford

Sanford is a larger medium-sized city located in the state of Florida. With a population of 61,051 people and 20 constituent neighborhoods, Sanford is the 53rd largest community in Florida.

Sanford is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Sanford is a city 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 (15.51%), sales jobs (8.82%), and management occupations (8.13%).

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.

In terms of college education, Sanford is somewhat better educated than the 21.84% who have a 4-year degree or higher in the typical US community: 25.37% of adults 25 and older in the city have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Sanford in 2018 was $26,014, 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 $104,056 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 26.98% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Sanford include German, Irish, English, Italian, and Jamaican.

Sanford also has a high percentage of its population that was born in another country: 15.71%.

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