Sanford, NC
Quality of Life, Demographics, And Statistics

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2021-08-09
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Sanford, North Carolina Info Snack

Population
29,456
Unemployment
6.3%
Poverty
18.2%
Median Home
$142,200
Median Income
$46,915
Median Rent
$753

Sanford SnackAbility

6
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
6/10
Housing
6
Affordability
7
Diversity
10
Safety
N/A
Amenities
8
Education
6
Commute
8

Sanford, NC Crime Report

846
Total Crimes
2,869.5
Total Crimes / 100k People
15.86%
Above National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
Sanford
/ 100k People
North Carolina
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 846 2,869.5 2,729.1 2,476.7
Violent Crime 64 217.1 371.8 366.7
Murder 5 17.0 6.0 5.0
Robbery 20 67.8 72.5 81.6
Aggravated Assault 39 132.3 262.4 250.2
Property Crime 782 2,652.4 2,357.3 2,109.9
Burglary 160 542.7 519.1 340.5
Larceny 587 1,991.0 1,666.0 1,549.5
Car Theft 35 118.7 172.2 219.9

Sanford, NC Cost Of Living

86
Sanford's Overall Cost Of Living
0.9x
Lower Than The National Average
Living Expense Sanford North Carolina National Average
Overall 86 95 100
Services 90 101 100
Groceries 93 98 100
Health 98 108 100
Housing 72 85 100
Transportation 94 94 100
Utilities 91 98 100

Sanford, NC Photos

Rankings for Sanford in North Carolina

Map Of Sanford, NC

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Population over time in Sanford

Year Population % Change
2019 29,456 0.6%
2018 29,274 0.8%
2017 29,051 0.0%
2016 29,048 0.2%
2015 28,988 0.7%
2014 28,798 0.7%
2013 28,593 1.8%
2012 28,081 2.1%
2011 27,503 2.3%
2010 26,897 -

Race / Ethnicity in Sanford

White
43.4% (12,774)
African American
27.4% (8,071)
American Indian
0.1% (28)
Asian
1.7% (502)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.0% (7)
Two Or More
1.2% (353)
Hispanic
26.2% (7,721)
Race Sanford NC USA
White 43.4% 63.1% 60.7%
African American 27.4% 21.1% 12.3%
American Indian 0.1% 1.1% 0.7%
Asian 1.7% 2.8% 5.5%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 1.2% 2.2% 2.4%
Hispanic 26.2% 9.4% 18.0%

Gender in Sanford

Female
52.2% (15,364)
Male
47.8% (14,091)
Gender Sanford NC USA
Female 52.2% 51.3% 50.8%
Male 47.8% 48.7% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Sanford for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
7.0% (2,061)
9-12th Grade
11.0% (3,240)
High School / GED
26.0% (7,658)
Some College
21.0% (6,185)
Associate's Degree
12.0% (3,534)
Bachelor's Degree
16.0% (4,712)
Master's Degree
6.0% (1,767)
Professional Degree
0.0% (0)
Doctorate Degree
1.0% (294)
Education Sanford NC USA
< 9th Grade 7.0% 4.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 11.0% 8.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 26.0% 26.0% 27.0%
Some College 21.0% 21.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 12.0% 10.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 16.0% 20.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 6.0% 8.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 0.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 1.0% 1.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Sanford, North Carolina

Less than $10,000
7.6% (224,213)
$10,000 to $14,999
6.4% (189,154)
$15,000 to $24,999
10.5% (309,601)
$25,000 to $34,999
10.6% (313,277)
$35,000 to $49,999
17.7% (522,506)
$50,000 to $74,999
20.1% (593,474)
$75,000 to $99,999
10.7% (315,822)
$100,000 to $149,999
8.7% (256,446)
$150,000 to $199,999
5.0% (147,591)
$200,000 or more
2.5% (73,512)
Income Sanford NC USA
Less than $10,000 7.6% 6.4% 6.0%
$10,000 to $14,999 6.4% 5.0% 4.3%
$15,000 to $24,999 10.5% 10.3% 8.9%
$25,000 to $34,999 10.6% 10.3% 8.9%
$35,000 to $49,999 17.7% 13.9% 12.3%
$50,000 to $74,999 20.1% 18.0% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 10.7% 12.4% 12.7%
$100,000 to $149,999 8.7% 13.1% 15.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 5.0% 5.1% 6.8%
$200,000 or more 2.5% 5.4% 7.7%

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