Sanford, Florida Population 2022

65,471
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Sanford is a city located in Seminole County Florida. Sanford has a 2020 population of 65,471. It is also the county seat of Seminole County. Sanford is currently growing at a rate of 2.09% annually and its population has increased by 21.31% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 53,971 in 2010.

The average household income in Sanford is $63,146 with a poverty rate of 16.56%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,171 per month, and the median house value is $176,600. The median age in Sanford is 34.9 years, 33.3 years for males, and 35.8 years for females.

Sanford Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Sanfordwas:

  • White: 51.56%
  • Black or African American: 28.67%
  • Other race: 8.90%
  • Two or more races: 6.75%
  • Asian: 3.82%
  • Native American: 0.27%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.02%
The current population of Sanford, Florida is 65,471 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 65,471.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 53,971.

Sanford, Florida Population 2022

2021 and 2022 population is estimated by projecting the 2019 numbers.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
20102,139,1600.00%
20112,176,05036,8901.70%
20122,225,64049,5902.23%
20132,270,15044,5101.96%
20142,324,39054,2402.33%
20152,388,51064,1202.68%
20162,455,58067,0702.73%
20172,517,78062,2002.47%
20182,574,84057,0602.22%
20192,608,15033,3101.28%
20202,641,46033,3101.26%
20212,674,76033,3001.24%

Sanford Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White31,11251.56%
Black or African American17,30028.67%
American Indian and Alaska Native1620.27%
Asian2,3073.82%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander110.02%
Some Other Race5,3738.90%
Two or More Races4,0726.75%
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Sanford Population by Race

Sanford Population Pyramid 2022

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Sanford Median Age

34.7


Total

31.8


Male

36.5


Female

Sanford Adults

There are 45,821 adults, (7,739 of whom are seniors) in Sanford.

Sanford Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

20.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Sanford Sex Ratio

Female

29,936

49.61%

Male

30,401

50.39%

Sanford Population by Age

Sanford Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Sanford Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married62.9%37.1%
Male52.7%47.3%
All51.2%48.8%
Non Family45.2%54.8%
Female36%64%

51.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Sanford Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All22,2362.6651.2
Married8,9793.4162.9
Male1,2863.5452.7
Female3,8193.4236
Non Family8,1521.3445.2

3.32

Average Family Size

2.66

Average Household Size

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Sanford Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,2353.00%
9th to 12th Grade2,9297.11%
High School Graduate12,71830.85%
Some College9,21422.35%
Associates Degree4,66711.32%
Bachelors Degree7,24817.58%
Graduate Degree3,2087.78%
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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
Asian1,5591,365653
2+ Races2,0231,943721
White18,00116,8415,168
Native American15812744
Hispanic10,2688,9942,575
Other Race3,6973,388625
Black10,7409,1791,677
Islander11

The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 96.05%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 41.89%.

Sanford Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,275$38,985$31,960
Less Than 9th Grade$26,474$26,286$26,996
High School Graduate$27,317$31,159$24,450
Some College$34,671$37,147$32,771
Bachelors Degree$51,585$61,697$43,411
Graduate Degree$45,365$49,135$40,655

$35,275

Average Earnings

$38,985

Average Male

$31,960

Average Female

Sanford Earnings by Educational Attainment

Sanford Language by Age

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Sanford Language

72.06% of Sanford residents speak only English, while 27.94% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 22.06% of the population.

Sanford Language

Sanford Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Islander1111100.00%
Native1626540.12%
Black16,9243,83322.65%
Asian2,30746620.20%
White22,5592,70812.00%
Other787NaN%
Multiple4,02772818.08%
Hispanic16,0992,41414.99%

16.56%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.35%

Male Poverty Rate

18.76%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Sanford

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

The race least likely to be in poverty in Sanford is Hispanic, with 14.99% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.55%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.89%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 26.15%.

Sanford Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade22.68%
High School13.51%
Some College13.00%
Bachelors or Greater7.07%

Sanford Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed3.67%
Male Unemployed31.02%
Female Employed8.05%
Female Unemployed36.62%

Sanford Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Sanford Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$52,664$68,009
Families$60,621$72,887
Married Families$74,629-
Non Families$35,765$52,339
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Income by Household Type

Sanford Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

41.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

41.2%

Male Marriage Rate

40.7%

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

Sanford Marital Status by Race

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Sanford Marital Status

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3,201

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War692
First Gulf War883
Vietnam953
Korea115
World War II49

Sanford Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34351
35 to 541,098
55 to 64727
65 to 74579
75+446

Sanford Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White2,1328.50%
Black8707.28%
Native American2716.67%
Asian884.71%
Other Race410.99%
2+ Races431.80%
Hispanic2582.20%

Sanford Veterans by Race

Sanford Veterans by Education

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13.02%

Veteran Poverty Rate

21.21%

Veteran Disability Rate

Sanford Veterans by Education

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64.8%

Labor Force Participation

60.5%

Employment Rate

6.1%

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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44.07%

Born in Sanford

84.29%

Native Born

15.71%

Foreign Born

7.80%

Non Citizen

7.91%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

84.29% of Sanford residents were born in the United States, with 44.07% having been born in Florida. 7.80% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Sanford Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
19103,5700.00%
19205,5882,0184.58%
193010,1004,5126.10%
194010,2171170.12%
195011,9351,7181.57%
196019,1757,2404.86%
197017,393-1,782-0.97%
198023,1765,7832.91%
199032,3879,2113.40%
200038,2915,9041.69%
201053,97115,6803.49%
201154,3774060.75%
201254,9375601.03%
201356,2831,3462.45%
201457,6431,3602.42%
201558,2896461.12%
201658,9686791.16%
201759,5425740.97%
201860,1075650.95%
201961,4481,3412.23%
202062,7891,3412.18%
202164,1301,3412.14%
202265,4711,3412.09%

Sanford Population by Year