Sanford, Maine Population 2018

Sanford, Maine's estimated population is 21,028 according to the most recent United States census estimates. Sanford, Maine is the 7th largest city in Maine based on official 2017 estimates from the US Census Bureau.

The population density is 440.02 people/mi² (169.89 people/km²), with a household density of 79.38 people/km² (205.59 people/mi²).

The overall median age is 40.8 years, 38.6 years for males, and 42.6 years for females. For every 100 females there are 88.7 males.

Based on data from the American Community Survey, in 2017 there were 9,825 households in the city, with an average size of 2.39 people per household. The vacancy rate was 12.4%, with a median rent of $790/month. The median house has 5.2 rooms, and has a value of $163,600.

The median income for households in Sanford, Maine is $43,583, while the mean household income is $55,787. The per capita income is $23,546, and 14.1% of families and 19.2% of individuals are below the federal poverty line. 29.8% of those under 18 are in poverty, and 15.3% of those 65 years or older.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201721,028840.40%
201620,944480.23%
201520,896140.07%
201420,882550.26%
201320,827-54-0.26%
201220,881360.17%
201120,845530.25%
201020,7920.00%

Population by Race

Race Population
White19,570
Two or More Races552
Asian522
Black or African American111
American Indian and Alaska Native76
Some Other Race47
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander9

Race Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey)

Sanford Me Population Pyramid 2018

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Sanford Me Median Age

40.8


Total

38.6


Male

42.6


Female

Lancaster Adults

There are 16,150 adults in Sanford Me.

Sanford Me Age Dependency

69.1

Age Dependency Ratio

29.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Sanford Me Housing Indicators

Indicator Value
Median Number of Rooms (per House)
5.2
Houses Without Mortgage
1,591
Houses With Mortgage
3,729
Vacancy Rate
12.4
Median Rent
790
Median Home Value
163,600
Renter-Occupied Units
3,287
Owner-Occupied Units
5,320
Total Housing Units
9,825

This chart shows the employment and labor force participation rates in Sanford Me for residents over 16 years of age. The 2015 unemployment rate is 4.2% and the labor force participation rate is 61.8%.

Sanford Me Family/Household Indicators

Indicator Value
Average Household Size
2.39
Average Family Size
2.98
Total Households
8607
Married Couple Households
3738
Male Householder (no wife) Families
369
Female Householder (no husband) Families
1216
Non Family Households
3284
Total Families
5323
Households With Own Children
2335
Unmarried Partner Households (Opposite Sex)
9.7
Unmarried Partner Households (Same Sex)
0.4

Sanford Me Income Distribution

Indicator Value
Under $10,000
797
$10,000 to $14,999
612
$15,000 to $24,999
979
$25,000 to $34,999
1,181
$35,000 to $49,999
1,204
$50,000 to $74,999
1,683
$75,000 to $99,999
1,072
$100,000 to $149,999
795
$150,000 to $199,999
143
Over $200,000
141

Sanford Me Household Income

Income

Median

Mean

Sanford Me

Maine

$43,583

$50,826

$55,787

$67,011

Under 10k10k - 15k15k - 25k25k - 35k35k - 50k50k - 75k75k - 100k100k - 150k150k - 200kOver 200k00.050.10.150.2

Sanford Me Education Data

Sanford Me Educational Attainment (over 25)

Indicator Value Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade
7885.49%
9th to 12th Grade
9496.61%
High School Graduate
5,61439.12%
Some College
3,04921.25%
Associates Degree
1,3819.62%
Bachelors Degree
1,86913.02%
Graduate Degree
7004.88%