Sanford, Alabama Population 2024

268

Sanford is a city located in Covington County Alabama. Sanford has a 2024 population of 268. Sanford is currently growing at a rate of 1.52% annually and its population has increased by 5.51% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 254 in 2020.

The average household income in Sanford is $41,974 with a poverty rate of 49.82%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Sanford is 35.9 years, 35.5 years for males, and 38.2 years for females.

Sanford Demographics

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

  • White: 94.87%
  • Two or more races: 5.13%
  • Black or African American:
  • Native American:
  • Asian:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
  • Other race:
State
Alabama
Land Area (mi²)
4.2 sq mi
Density (mi²)
64.20/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
5.51% (14)
The current population of Sanford, Alabama is 268 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 254.

Sanford, Alabama Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White25994.87%
Two or more races145.13%
Black or African American
Native American
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
Other race
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Sanford Population by Race

Sanford Population Pyramid 2024

Sanford Median Age

35.9

Total

35.5

Male

38.2

Female

Sanford Adults

There are 194 adults, (50 of whom are seniors) in Sanford.

Sanford Age Dependency

89.6

Age Dependency Ratio

34.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

54.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Sanford Sex Ratio

Female13047.62%
Male14352.38%

Sanford Population by Age

Sanford Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All962.8472.927.1
Married492.6369.430.6
Male273.811000
Non Family1205050
Female83.6337.562.5
showing: 5 rows

3.11

Average Family Size

2.84

Average Household Size

72.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Sanford Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Sanford Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Sanford Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 15.95%.

Sanford Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$

Average Earnings

$25,000

Average Male

$

Average Female

Sanford Earnings by Educational Attainment

Sanford Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Sanford Language

90.4% of Sanford residents speak only English, while 9.6% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 9.6% of the population.

Sanford Language

Sanford Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White2199643.84%
Hispanic4040100%
showing: 2 rows

49.82%

Overall Poverty Rate

52.45%

Male Poverty Rate

46.92%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Sanford

The race most likely to be in poverty in Sanford is Hispanic, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Sanford is White, with 43.84% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was . Among those working part-time, it was 41.67%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 56.92%.

Sanford Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade51.52%
High School32.91%
Some College28.21%
Bachelors or Greater15.38%
showing: 4 rows

Sanford Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed4.55%
Male Unemployed
Female Employed21.62%
Female Unemployed
showing: 4 rows

Sanford Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Sanford Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Sanford Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

47.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

41.4%

Male Marriage Rate

53.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Sanford Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Sanford Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Sanford Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Sanford Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

10

Number of Veterans

9

Male Veterans

1

Female Veterans

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Sanford Veterans by War

count

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Sanford Veterans by Age

count

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Sanford Veterans by Race

Sanford Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

60%

Veteran Poverty Rate

60%

Veteran Disability Rate

Sanford Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

39.3%

Labor Force Participation

37.9%

Employment Rate

3.6%

Unemployment Rate

Sanford Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Sanford Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Sanford Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

73.63%

Born in Sanford

100%

Native Born

Foreign Born

Non Citizen

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100% of Sanford residents were born in the United States, with 73.63% having been born in Alabama. of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Sanford Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202928841.41%
202828441.43%
202728041.45%
202627641.47%
202527241.49%
202426841.52%
202326441.54%
202226041.56%
202125620.79%
2020254-5-1.93%
201925920.78%
201825710.39%
2017256-1-0.39%
2016257
2015257-1-0.39%
201425810.39%
2013257
2012257-2-0.77%
201125941.57%
2010255
showing: 20 rows

Sanford Population by Year