The City of Sanford had a population of 20,925 as of July 1, 2016. Sanford ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Maine. See peer rankings below.
The primary coordinate point for Sanford is located at latitude 43.4241 and longitude -70.7579 in York County. The formal boundaries for the City of Sanford (see map below) encompass a land area of 47.78 sq. miles and a water area of 0.97 sq. miles. York County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 302 feet.
The City of Sanford (GNIS ID: 582712) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.
The City of Sanford is located within , a minor civil division (MCD) of York County.
Beneath the boundary map are tables with Sanford population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Sanford: Phillipstown.
|Population in Households||20,569|
|Population in Familes||15,706|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||356|
|Average Household Size||2.38|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||9,644 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||5,257 (54.5%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||3,398 (35.2%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||989 (10.3%)|
|Median Home Value||$185,031|
|Average Home Value||$207,010|
|Median Household Income||$45,246|
|Average Household Income||$57,317|
|Per Capita Income||$23,991|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||2.23%|
|Per Capita Income||1.72%|
The table below compares Sanford to the other 130 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Maine by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.
|Total Population||# 7||95th|
|Population Density1||# 75||43rd|
|Diversity Index2||# 23||83rd|
|Median Household Income||# 57||57th|
|Per Capita Income||# 75||43rd|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Maine Census Data Comparison Tool.