Sanford Seminole County, Florida

Sanford: County seat of Seminole County, Florida, United States

About

Sanford is a city located in the county of Seminole in the U.S. state of Florida. Its population at the 2010 census was 53,570 and a population density of 778 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 61,508 inhabitants.

The city was created 144 years ago in 1877.

Sanford Quick Facts

Population : 61,508 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Florida (United States)
County : Seminole County
Area : 68.87 km2
Altitude : 36 feet / 11 meters
Capital city : Sanford is capital of Seminole County
Establishment : September 09, 1877 (144 years ago)
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 17:04:02 (22nd May 2022)
Postal code : 32771
Density : 893 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 12.91% (2010-2020)
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Geography

Sanford is located at 28°48'2"N 81°16'23"W (28.8005500, -81.2731200).

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Demographics

The population of Sanford increased by 12.91% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 53,570 - census
2011 54,377 1.48% estimation process
2012 54,937 1.02% estimation process
2013 56,283 2.39% estimation process
2014 57,643 2.36% estimation process
2015 58,289 1.11% estimation process
2016 58,968 1.15% estimation process
2017 59,542 0.96% estimation process
2018 60,107 0.94% estimation process
2019 61,448 2.18% estimation process
2020 61,508 0.1% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 54,855
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 56,129
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : -2.3%
April 1, 2020 Population : 57,862
April 1, 2010 Population : 56,163
People under 5 years old, percentage : 6.0%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 21.7%
People over 65 (%) : 18.4%
Female persons, % : 51.8%
White only, percent : 89.8%
Black or African American alone, percent : 4.2%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 0.0%
Asians alone % : 2.5%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : 0.0%
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 2.8%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 2.4%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 88.1%
2015-2019 Veterans : 3,965
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 5.3%
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 62.4%

Sanford zip code is 32771. County name: Seminole, County fips: 12117

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Economic Facts

Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 62.4%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $133,800
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,216
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $518
2015-2019 median gross rent : $807
2015-2019 Households : 24,960
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.20
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 84.0%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 5.8%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 91.4%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 87.4%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 94.8%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 35.4%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 9.4%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 6.6%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 65.5%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 60.9%
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 800,640
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 803,728
2012 total retail sales per capita : $14,355
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 20.3
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $58,970
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $34,883
Percentage of people living in poverty : 10.9%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 4,613
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 2,552
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,629
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 287
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 4,133
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 554
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 3,770
2010 population per square mile : 3,007.0
2010 land area in square miles : 18.68

Best Things to Do in Sanford

1 Central Florida Zoo & Botanical Gardens

Rating: 4.3 (6039)

3755 W Seminole Blvd, Sanford, FL 32771, United States ➦ Show Map

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Central Florida Zoo & Botanical Gardens

2 Fort Mellon Park

Rating: 4.6 (2217)

600 E 1st St, Sanford, FL 32771, United States ➦ Show Map

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Fort Mellon Park

3 Altitude Trampoline Park Sanford

Rating: 4.4 (819)

1810 Rinehart Rd, Sanford, FL 32771, United States ➦ Show Map

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Altitude Trampoline Park Sanford

4 Paw Park of Historic Sanford

Rating: 4.7 (608)

427 S French Ave, Sanford, FL 32771, United States ➦ Show Map

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Paw Park of Historic Sanford

5 Spring Hammock Preserve

Rating: 4.6 (602)

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Spring Hammock Preserve

Where ot Eat in Sanford

1 Cheddar's Scratch Kitchen

Rating: 4.2 (3944)

1650 Rinehart Rd, Sanford, FL 32771, United States ➦ Show Map

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Cheddar's Scratch Kitchen

2 Cracker Barrel Old Country Store

Rating: 4.4 (3789)

200 Hickman Dr, Sanford, FL 32771, United States ➦ Show Map

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Cracker Barrel Old Country Store

3 Bahama Breeze

Rating: 4.4 (2842)

1540 Rinehart Rd, Sanford, FL 32771, United States ➦ Show Map

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Bahama Breeze

4 Texas Roadhouse

Rating: 4.4 (2269)

100 Towne Center Blvd, Sanford, FL 32771, United States ➦ Show Map

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Texas Roadhouse

5 LongHorn Steakhouse

Rating: 4.4 (2170)

4695 St Johns Pkwy, Sanford, FL 32771, United States ➦ Show Map

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LongHorn Steakhouse

Where to Stay in Sanford

1 SpringHill Suites by Marriott Orlando North/Sanford

Rating: 4.4 (553)

201 N Towne Rd, Sanford, FL 32771, United States ➦ Show Map

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SpringHill Suites by Marriott Orlando North/Sanford

2 Extended Stay America Premier Suites - Orlando - Sanford

Rating: 4.4 (47)

1437 Rinehart Rd, Sanford, FL 32771, United States ➦ Show Map

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Extended Stay America Premier Suites - Orlando - Sanford

Other Places in Sanford

1 Seminole County Public School

Rating: 3.4 (14)

400 E Lake Mary Blvd, Sanford, FL 32773, United States ➦ Show Map

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Seminole County Public School

2 City of Sanford City Hall

Rating: 3.7 (6)

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City of Sanford City Hall

3 Sanford Addressing

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4 City Hall

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City Hall

People born in Sanford (31)

People born in Sanford, including basketball player Glenn Hagan, baseball player, shortstop David Eckstein, musician Bobby Lord, .

List

  • Mary Lou Zoback (American geophysicist) she was born in 05/07/1952
  • Tammy Cleland (American synchronized swimmer) she was born in 26/10/1975
  • Trinity Fatu (American professional wrestler) she was born in 30/11/1987
  • Bill Swaggerty (American baseball player) he was born in 05/12/1956
  • Charles Riggins (Player of American football) he was born in 09/11/1959
  • Charlie Carlson (American actor, writer and producer (1943-2015)) he was born in 31/12/1943
  • Douglas Stenstrom (Florida politician) he was born in 05/09/1921
  • Reggie Branch (American football player) he was born in 22/10/1962
  • Mack Cleveland (Member of Florida State Legislature) he was born in 09/07/1924
  • Marie Knight (American musician) she was born in 01/06/1925
  • Nick Franklin (American baseball player) he was born in 02/03/1991
  • Ray-Ray Armstrong (American football player) he was born in 05/03/1991
  • Ron Moore (United States football player (1977-2015)) he was born in 10/08/1977
  • Tony Collins (American football player) he was born in 27/05/1959
  • Wilson G. Bradshaw (American academic administrator) he was born in 20/04/1946
  • Carol Thigpen-Miłosz (American historian and dean (1944-2002)) she was born in 05/04/1944
  • Jerome Berson (American chemist) he was born in 10/05/1924
  • Kadeem Edwards (American-football player) he was born in 24/01/1991

Schools in Sanford

College & universities near Sanford, FL

Code Name City ZIP
429012 L3 Commercial Training Solutions Airline Academy Sanford (FL) 32773
137209 Seminole State College of Florida Sanford (FL) 32773-6199
460783 Remington College-Heathrow Campus Lake Mary (FL) 32746
457411 Aviation Institute of Maintenance-Orlando Casselberry (FL) 32707
445212 Paul Mitchell the School-Orlando Oviedo (FL) 32765

Stations (14)

Amtrak & bus stations near Sanford, FL

Code Name Address Type
SFA Sanford 600 South Persimmon Avenue RAIL
WPK Winter Park 150 West Morse Blvd RAIL
DLD DeLand 2491 Old New York Ave RAIL
ORL Orlando Health/Amtrak 1400 Sligh Blvd. RAIL
DYA Daytona Beach, Florida 100 North Atlantic Ave BUS

Post offices near Sanford

Post Office Name City ZIP
Sanford Post Office Sanford (FL) 32771
Sanford Annex Post Office Sanford (FL) 32773
Lake Monr Post Office Lake Monroe (FL) 32747
Lake Mary Post Office Lake Mary (FL) 32746
Debary Post Office Debary (FL) 32713

Other places with the same name (8)

  • Sanford , North Carolina city in Lee County, North Carolina, United States of America with a population of 30,361 people.
  • Sanford , Maine city in York County, Maine, United States with a population of 21,253 people.
  • Sanford , New York town in Broome County, New York, United States with a population of 2,275 people.
  • Sanford , Colorado Statutory Town in Conejos County, Colorado, United States with a population of 900 people.
  • Sanford , Michigan human settlement in Midland County, Michigan, United States of America with a population of 845 people.
  • Sanford , Alabama town in Covington County, Alabama, United States with a population of 259 people.
  • Sanford , Texas town in Hutchinson County, Texas, United States with a population of 155 people.

Other cities in Seminole County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Seminole County , FL.

City Name Population Title
Altamonte Springs 43,799 City in Seminole County, Florida, United States
Oviedo 41,652 City in Seminole County, Florida
Winter Springs 37,423 City in Seminole County, Florida, United States of America
Casselberry 29,413 City in Seminole County, Florida, United States
Wekiwa Springs 21,998 Census-designated place in Seminole County, Florida
Lake Mary 17,486 City in Seminole County, Florida, United States
Longwood 14,085 City in Seminole County, Florida, United States
Forest City 13,854 City in Iowa, United States of America
Goldenrod 12,039 Human settlement in United States of America
Fern Park 7,704 Unincorporated community in Florida
Heathrow 5,896 Census-designated place in Seminole County, Florida
Chuluota 2,483 Census-designated place in Seminole County, Florida

Distance to Other Cities

Sanford distances to largest Florida cities