Sanford, New York Population 2024

2,158

Sanford is a city located in Broome County, Chenango County, and Delaware County New York. Sanford has a 2024 population of 2,158. Sanford is currently declining at a rate of -0.96% annually and its population has decreased by -3.23% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,230 in 2020.

The average household income in Sanford is $82,487 with a poverty rate of 11.36%. The median age in Sanford is 52.1 years: 52.2 years for males, and 49.9 years for females.

Sanford Demographics

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

  • White: 97.02%
  • Asian: 0.95%
  • Other race: 0.76%
  • Two or more races: 0.66%
  • Black or African American: 0.61%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
90.1 sq mi
Density (mi²)
24.0/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-3.23% (-72)
The current population of Sanford, New York is 2,158 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 2,230.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White2,05297.02%
Asian200.95%
Other race160.76%
Two or more races140.66%
Black or African American130.61%
Native American00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Asian

Other race

Two or more races

Black or African American

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Sanford Population by Race

Sanford Population Pyramid 2024

Sanford Median Age

52.1

Total

52.2

Male

49.9

Female

Sanford Adults

There are 1,725 adults, (604 of whom are seniors) in Sanford.

Sanford Age Dependency

88.7

Age Dependency Ratio

53.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Sanford Sex Ratio

Female1,05149.69%
Male1,06450.31%

Sanford Population by Age

Sanford Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All9372.2689.910.1
Married5322.7793.46.6
Non Family2871.1787.512.5
Female782.5974.425.6
Male402.559010

2.68

Average Family Size

2.26

Average Household Size

89.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Sanford Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade513.24%
Associates Degree21613.73%
Bachelors Degree1147.25%
Graduate Degree1318.33%
High School Graduate70444.76%
Less Than 9th Grade271.72%
Some College33020.98%

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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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White1,5221,452226
Hispanic292911
Asian1020
Other Race995
2+ Races333

The highest rate of high school graduation is among other race people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100%.

Sanford Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$56,420$55,461$77,885
Graduate Degree$80,380$0$59,688
High School Graduate$43,929$61,375$37,740
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
Overall$49,028$62,125$39,231
Some College$45,673$75,987$37,222

$49,028

Average Earnings

$62,125

Average Male

$39,231

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

98.25% of Sanford residents speak only English, while 1.75% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.87% of the population.

Sanford Language

Sanford Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White2,01622211.01%
Multiple141178.57%
Hispanic41717.07%

11.36%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.68%

Male Poverty Rate

11.04%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Sanford

The race most likely to be in poverty in Sanford is Multiple, with 78.57% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Sanford is White, with 11.01% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.88%. Among those working part-time, it was 3.13%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 13.04%.

Sanford Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Some College15.38%
High School5.82%
Less Than 9th Grade5.13%
Bachelors or Greater2.45%

Sanford Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed50%
Female Employed6%
Male Employed0.84%
Male Unemployed0%

Sanford Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Sanford Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$83,000$98,074
Households$68,672$82,487
Married Families$102,500$-999,999,999
Non Families$24,427$46,134

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Sanford Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

57.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

57.7%

Male Marriage Rate

56.8%

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 35-44, 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

198

Number of Veterans

186

Male Veterans

12

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam99
First Gulf War67
Second Gulf War27
Korea5
World War II0

Sanford Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
35 to 5464
65 to 7464
55 to 6436
75+34
18 to 340

Sanford Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White19811.67%

Sanford Veterans by Race

Sanford Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

8.59%

Veteran Poverty Rate

20.2%

Veteran Disability Rate

Sanford Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

52.5%

Labor Force Participation

50.2%

Employment Rate

4.3%

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

81.42%

Born in Sanford

98.44%

Native Born

1.56%

Foreign Born

0.28%

Non Citizen

1.28%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.44% of Sanford residents were born in the United States, with 81.42% having been born in New York. 0.28% 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
20292,053-21-1.01%
20282,074-21-1%
20272,095-21-0.99%
20262,116-21-0.98%
20252,137-21-0.97%
20242,158-21-0.96%
20232,179-21-0.95%
20222,200-21-0.95%
20212,221-9-0.4%
20202,230-67-2.92%
20192,297-20-0.86%
20182,317-15-0.64%
20172,332-20-0.85%
20162,352-18-0.76%
20152,370-14-0.59%
20142,384-1-0.04%
20132,385-5-0.21%
20122,390-12-0.5%
20112,402-9-0.37%
20102,41100%

Sanford Population by Year