Sanford, Colorado Population 2024

899

Sanford is a city located in Conejos County Colorado. Sanford has a 2024 population of 899. Sanford is currently growing at a rate of 0.11% annually and its population has increased by 2.04% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 881 in 2020.

The average household income in Sanford is $56,574 with a poverty rate of 5.44%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Sanford is 32.2 years, 24.9 years for males, and 33.8 years for females.

Sanford Demographics

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

  • White: 64.62%
  • Two or more races: 26.57%
  • Other race: 6.36%
  • Native American: 2.45%
  • Black or African American:
  • Asian:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
Land Area (mi²)
1.5 sq mi
Density (mi²)
615.60/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
2.04% (18)
The current population of Sanford, Colorado is 899 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 881.

Sanford, Colorado Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White84464.62%
Two or more races34726.57%
Other race836.36%
Native American322.45%
Black or African American
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Other race

Native American

Black or African American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Sanford Population by Race

Sanford Population Pyramid 2024

Sanford Median Age

32.2

Total

24.9

Male

33.8

Female

Sanford Adults

There are 851 adults, (218 of whom are seniors) in Sanford.

Sanford Age Dependency

106.3

Age Dependency Ratio

34.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

71.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Sanford Sex Ratio

Female70954.29%
Male59745.71%

Sanford Population by Age

Sanford Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All4612.8378.321.7
Married2454.187.812.2
Non Family1811.0569.630.4
Female303.235050
Male531000
showing: 5 rows

3.81

Average Family Size

2.83

Average Household Size

78.3%

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 white people with a rate of 96.68%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 63.58%.

Sanford Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$28,750

Average Earnings

$46,000

Average Male

$24,236

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

79.13% of Sanford residents speak only English, while 20.87% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 19.31% of the population.

Sanford Language

Sanford Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Native322887.5%
White631264.12%
Hispanic612172.78%
Multiple34782.31%
showing: 4 rows

5.44%

Overall Poverty Rate

3.85%

Male Poverty Rate

6.77%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Sanford

The race most likely to be in poverty in Sanford is Native, with 87.5% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Sanford is Multiple, with 2.31% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.1%. Among those working part-time, it was 6.62%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.05%.

Sanford Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade30.77%
High School10.87%
Some College6.16%
Bachelors or Greater2.98%
showing: 4 rows

Sanford Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed7.11%
Female Employed1.89%
Male Unemployed
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

52.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.1%

Male Marriage Rate

50.2%

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

Sanford Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Sanford Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

49

Number of Veterans

49

Male Veterans

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

Veteran Poverty Rate

34.69%

Veteran Disability Rate

Sanford Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

64.4%

Labor Force Participation

60%

Employment Rate

6.9%

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

72.43%

Born in Sanford

99.39%

Native Born

0.61%

Foreign Born

0.61%

Non Citizen

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.39% of Sanford residents were born in the United States, with 72.43% having been born in Colorado. 0.61% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from North America.

Sanford Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202990410.11%
202890310.11%
202790210.11%
202690110.11%
202590010.11%
202489910.11%
202389810.11%
202289710.11%
2021896151.7%
2020881-18-2%
201989910.11%
201889830.34%
2017895171.94%
201687830.34%
2015875-14-1.57%
201488950.57%
2013884-2-0.23%
2012886
2011886-1-0.11%
2010887
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Sanford Population by Year