Sanford, Alabama Population 2021

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Sanford is a city located in Alabama. With a 2020 population of 254, it is the 392nd largest city in Alabama and the 15904th largest city in the United States . Sanford is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has increased by 5.39% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 241 in 2010. Sanford reached it's highest population of 258 in 2011. Spanning over 4 miles, Sanford has a population density of 61 people per square mile.

The average household income in Sanford is $43,927 with a poverty rate of 38.96%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $529 per month, and the median house value is $73,300. The median age in Sanford is 38.2 years, 40.5 years for males, and 36.6 years for females.

Sanford Demographics

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

  • White: 94.38%
  • Black or African American: 4.82%
  • Two or more races: 0.80%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Sanford, Alabama is 254 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 254.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 241.

Sanford, Alabama Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White23594.38%
Black or African American124.82%
Two or More Races20.80%
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Sanford Population by Race

Sanford Population Pyramid $2021

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Sanford Median Age

38.2


Total

40.5


Male

36.6


Female

Sanford Adults

There are 174 adults, (23 of whom are seniors) in Sanford.

Sanford Age Dependency

64.9

Age Dependency Ratio

15.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

49.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Sanford Sex Ratio

Female

119

47.79%

Male

130

52.21%

Sanford Population by Age

Sanford Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Sanford Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male82.4%17.6%
Non Family77.8%22.2%
All69.7%30.3%
Married63.6%36.4%
Female60%40%

69.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Sanford Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All892.869.7
Married443.1163.6
Non Family18077.8
Male173.8282.4
Female102.960

3.21

Average Family Size

2.8

Average Household Size

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Sanford Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2817.28%
9th to 12th Grade2314.20%
High School Graduate6238.27%
Some College2716.67%
Associates Degree10.62%
Bachelors Degree148.64%
Graduate Degree74.32%
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Sanford Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Sanford Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White15710921
Black3
2+ Races22

The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 13.38%.

Sanford Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$18,281$18,542$
Less Than 9th Grade$11,250$16,042$
High School Graduate$$34,375$11,250
Some College$$12,143$31,250
Bachelors Degree$43,750$$42,000
Graduate Degree$$$

$18,281

Average Earnings

$18,542

Average Male

$

Average Female

Sanford Earnings by Educational Attainment

Sanford Language by Age

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Sanford Language

94.04% of Sanford residents speak only English, while 5.96% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.96% of the population.

Sanford Language

Sanford Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White2136128.64%
Hispanic2222100.00%
Black1212100.00%
Multiple22100.00%

38.96%

Overall Poverty Rate

39.23%

Male Poverty Rate

38.66%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Sanford

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

The race least likely to be in poverty in Sanford is White, with 28.64% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 10.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 29.73%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 48.39%.

Sanford Poverty

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Name Poverty
High School38.71%
Less Than 9th Grade35.29%
Some College10.71%
Bachelors or Greater4.76%

Sanford Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Employed35.00%
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Male Employed6.00%

Sanford Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Sanford Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$34,063$43,927
Families$45,521$45,583
Married Families$47,222-
Non Families-$35,611
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Income by Household Type

Sanford Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

53.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.5%

Male Marriage Rate

57.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Sanford Married by Age and Sex

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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

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Sanford Marital Status

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24

Number of Veterans

19

Male Veterans

5

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War12
Second Gulf War12
Vietnam4
World War II2
Korea1

Sanford Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 5416
75+5
65 to 742
55 to 641
18 to 34

Sanford Veterans by Age

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Sanford Veterans by Race

Sanford Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

12.50%

Veteran Disability Rate

Sanford Veterans by Education

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47.9%

Labor Force Participation

47.4%

Employment Rate

1.1%

Unemployment Rate

Sanford Employment by Age

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Sanford Employment by Race

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Sanford Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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80.32%

Born in Sanford

100.00%

Native Born

0.00%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100.00% of Sanford residents were born in the United States, with 80.32% having been born in Alabama. 0.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Sanford Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20212540.00%
20202540.00%
20192540.00%
201825410.40%
2017253-3-1.17%
201625610.39%
2015255-2-0.78%
2014257-1-0.39%
201325820.78%
2012256-2-0.78%
201125820.78%
20102560.00%

Sanford Population by Year