Sanford, Florida Population 2019

Sanford, Florida's estimated population is 60,035 according to the most recent United States census estimates. Sanford, Florida is the 49th largest city in Florida based on official 2017 estimates from the US Census Bureau.

The population density is 2578.33 people/mi² (995.49 people/km²).

The overall median age is 33.9 years, 33.3 years for males, and 34.4 years for females. For every 100 females there are 93.7 males.

Based on data from the American Community Survey, in 2017 there were households in the city, with an average size of 2.86 people per household. The homeowner vacancy rate was %, with a median rent of $/month. The median house has rooms, and has a value of $.

The median income for households in Sanford, Florida is $42,025, while the mean household income is $53,122.

Sanford Fl Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Sanford Fl was:

  • White: 60.86%
  • Black or African American: 26.83%
  • Two or more races: 4.57%
  • Other race: 3.76%
  • Asian: 3.71%
  • Native American: 0.26%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.01%

How Many People Live in Sanford, Florida?

60,035
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
201860,0355981.01%
201759,4375400.92%
201658,8976461.11%
201558,2516271.09%
201457,6241,3642.42%
201356,2601,3482.45%
201254,9125611.03%
201154,3514030.75%
201053,94815,6573.49%
200038,2915,9041.69%
199032,3879,2113.40%
198023,1765,7832.91%
197017,393-1,782-0.97%
196019,1757,2404.86%
195011,9351,7181.57%
194010,2171170.12%
193010,1004,5126.10%
19205,5882,0184.58%
19103,5700.00%
Year Total Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20182,572,96260,0452.33%
20172,512,91759,9312.38%
20162,452,98665,4322.67%
20152,387,55462,6682.62%
20142,324,88654,4072.34%
20132,270,47944,7001.97%
20122,225,77949,8212.24%
20112,175,95836,7591.69%
20102,139,1990.00%

Population by Race

Race Population
White35,284
Black or African American15,556
Two or More Races2,648
Some Other Race2,179
Asian2,153
American Indian and Alaska Native152
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander7

Sanford Fl Population Pyramid 2019

Sanford Fl Median Age

33.9


Total

33.3


Male

34.4


Female

Sanford Fl Adults

There are 43,147 adults, (6,852 of whom are seniors) in Sanford Fl.

Sanford Fl Age Dependency

59.7

Age Dependency Ratio

18.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Sanford Fl Sex Ratio

Female

29,937

51.63%

Male

28,042

48.37%

Sanford Fl Households and Families

Sanford Fl Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Sanford Fl Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married67.1%32.9%
All52.1%47.9%
Non Family48.2%51.8%
Male36.9%63.1%
Female31.8%68.2%

52.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All19,8642.8652.1
Married7,8033.5567.1
Non Family7,5191.3648.2
Female3,6204.1331.8
Male9224.2336.9

3.61

Average Family Size

2.86

Average Household Size

7.3%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.4%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Sanford Fl Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,5143.93%
9th to 12th Grade2,4966.48%
High School Graduate12,13731.50%
Some College8,20821.30%
Associates Degree5,28313.71%
Bachelors Degree6,84517.77%
Graduate Degree2,0465.31%

Sanford Fl Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White18,67717,4765,162
Black9,6588,1611,279
Hispanic8,2787,0851,388
Asian1,5541,378752
Other Race1,3991,215244
Multiple Races966955377
Native American14213147
Islander7

The highest rate of high school graduation is among multiple races people with a rate of 98.86%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 48.39%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,483$34,200$26,568
Less Than High School$24,375$26,410$17,000
High School Grad$25,319$27,115$23,585
Some College$28,262$31,684$25,549
Bachelors Degree$41,133$48,795$37,024
Graduate Degree$44,479$60,742$38,372

$30,483

Average Earnings

$34,200

Average Male

$26,568

Average Female

Sanford Fl Language

Sanford Fl Language by Age

Sanford Fl Language

74.30% of Sanford Fl residents speak only English, while 25.70% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 20.24% of the population.

Sanford Fl Poverty

Sanford Fl Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black15,1414,28228.28%
White24,2833,62914.94%
Hispanic14,3193,16622.11%
Multiple2,62385932.75%
Asian2,15343520.20%
Other2,17937517.21%
Native1523523.03%
Islander77100.00%

20.74%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.64%

Male Poverty Rate

24.52%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Sanford Fl

The race most likely to be in poverty in Sanford Fl is Islander, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Sanford Fl is White, with 14.94% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 23.47%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 29.06%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School27.46%
Some College15.87%
High School15.75%
Bachelors or Greater8.53%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed44.71%
Male Unemployed27.07%
Female Employed11.90%
Male Employed5.71%

Sanford Fl Income

Sanford Fl Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$42,025$53,122
Families$47,025$58,613
Married Families$64,066-
Non Families$29,719$39,979

Sanford Fl Marital Status

Sanford Fl Marital Status

Marriage Rates

40.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

43.0%

Male Marriage Rate

38.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Sanford Fl Married by Age and Sex

Sanford Fl Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Sanford Fl Marital Status by Race

Sanford Fl Veterans

3,263

Number of Veterans

2,920

Male Veterans

343

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam887
First Gulf War844
Second Gulf War663
Korea216
World War II171

Sanford Fl Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White2,3108.40%
Black7857.23%
Hispanic2913.01%
Asian1227.07%
Other211.37%
2 or More141.14%
Indian117.24%

Sanford Fl Veterans by Education

7.56%

Veteran Poverty Rate

23.91%

Veteran Disability Rate

Sanford Fl Employment Status

63.8%

Labor Force Participation

57.2%

Employment Rate

9.9%

Unemployment Rate

Sanford Fl Place of Birth

Origin of Non Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

47.40%

Born in Florida

88.26%

Native Born

11.74%

Foreign Born

6.22%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

88.26% of Sanford Fl residents were born in the United States, with 47.40% having been born in Florida. 6.22% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.