Sanford

Overview for Sanford, NC

30,024 people live in Sanford, where the median age is 34.5 and the average individual income is $24,969. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

30,024

Total Population

34.5 years

Median Age

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

$24,969

Average individual Income

Around Sanford, NC

There's plenty to do around Sanford, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

71
Very Walkable
Walking Score
55
Bikeable
Bike Score

Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including La Esperanza Mexican Taqueria & Restaurant, Tortas Locas, and A Toda Madre Mexican Grill.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining 1.35 miles 14 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 2.99 miles 18 reviews 4.9/5 stars
Dining 2.47 miles 7 reviews 4.9/5 stars
Dining 2.51 miles 25 reviews 4.8/5 stars
Dining 0.15 miles 5 reviews 4.8/5 stars
Dining 2.51 miles 4 reviews 5/5 stars

Demographics and Employment Data for Sanford, NC

Sanford has 10,760 households, with an average household size of 2.73. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Sanford do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 30,024 people call Sanford home. The population density is 1,015.35 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

30,024

Total Population

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

34.5

Median Age

49.04 / 50.96%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

0-9:

0-9 Years

10-17:

10-17 Years

18-24:

18-24 Years

25-64:

25-64 Years

65-74:

65-74 Years

75+:

75+ Years

Education Level

  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • High School Degree
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Graduate Degree
10,760

Total Households

2.73

Average Household Size

$24,969

Average individual Income

Households with Children

With Children:

Without Children:

Marital Status

Married
Single
Divorced
Separated

Blue vs White Collar Workers

Blue Collar:

White Collar:

Commute Time

0 to 14 Minutes
15 to 29 Minutes
30 to 59 Minutes
60+ Minutes

Schools in Sanford, NC

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Primary Schools ()
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High Schools ()
Mixed Schools ()
The following schools are within or nearby Sanford. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
Type
Name
Category
Grades
School rating
Floyd L Knight Children Center
PUBLIC
PreK - 12th
No rating available
BT Bullock Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
3/5
MINA Charter School of Lee County
PUBLIC
K - 5th
No rating available
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
1/5
Southern Lee High School
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
2/5
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
5/5
PRIVATE
PreK - 12th
No rating available
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
2/5
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
1/5
Bragg Street Academy
PUBLIC
5th - 12th
No rating available
J R Ingram Junior Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
2/5
SanLee Middle School
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
2/5
WB Wicker Elementary
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
No rating available
Warren Williams Elementary Alternative
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
No rating available

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