Sanford, FL

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2020 Population
60,337
1.07% 1-year growth
US Senator
Marco Rubio
Republican Party
US Senator
Rick Scott
Republican Party
2018 Median Age
34.2
0.885% 1-year increase
2020 Poverty Rate
16.6%
13.5% 1-year decrease
2020 Median Household Income
$52,664
11.5% 1-year growth
2020 Median Property Value
$176,600
12.8% 1-year growth
2020 Employed Population
28,483
2.86% 1-year growth

About

In 2020, Sanford, FL had a population of 60.3k people with a median age of 34.2 and a median household income of $52,664. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Sanford, FL grew from 59,700 to 60,337, a 1.07% increase and its median household income grew from $47,217 to $52,664, a 11.5% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Sanford, FL are White (Non-Hispanic) (38.3%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (27.3%), White (Hispanic) (13.3%), Other (Hispanic) (8.69%), and Asian (Non-Hispanic) (3.81%).

None of the households in Sanford, FL reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

92.2% of the residents in Sanford, FL are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Sanford, FL are Seminole State College of Florida (6,263 degrees awarded in 2020) and L3Harris (390 degrees).

In 2020, the median property value in Sanford, FL was $176,600, and the homeownership rate was 51.2%.

Most people in Sanford, FL drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 25.9 minutes. The average car ownership in Sanford, FL was 2 cars per household.

geosearchPopulation & Diversity

Sanford, FL is home to a population of 60.3k people, from which 92.2% are citizens. As of 2020, 15.7% of Sanford, FL residents were born outside of the country (9.48k people).

In 2020, there were 1.4 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (23.1k people) in Sanford, FL than any other race or ethnicity. There were 16.5k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 8k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

92.2%
2020 Citizenship
92.2%
2019 Citizenship

As of 2020, 92.2% of Sanford, FL residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.4%. In 2019, the percentage of US citizens in Sanford, FL was 92.2%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Sanford, FL
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    23.1k ± 1.84k
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    16.5k ± 1.44k
  3. White (Hispanic)
    8k ± 1.28k
27%
Hispanic Population
16.3k people

In 2020, there were 1.4 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (23.1k people) in Sanford, FL than any other race or ethnicity. There were 16.5k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 8k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

27% of the people in Sanford, FL are hispanic (16.3k people).

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Cuba
    1,006,483 ± 24,039 people
  2. Haiti
    335,997 ± 14,118 people
  3. Colombia
    281,766 ± 12,945 people

In 2020, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Florida was Cuba, the natal country of 1,006,483 Florida residents, followed by Haiti with 335,997 and Colombia with 281,766.

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Foreign-Born Population

15.7%
2020 Foreign-Born Population
9.48k people
13.9%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
8.32k people

As of 2020, 15.7% of Sanford, FL residents (9.48k people) were born outside of the United States, which is higher than the national average of 13.5%. In 2019, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Sanford, FL was 13.9%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    884 ± 266
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    692 ± 248
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    677 ± 202

Sanford, FL has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.28 times greater than any other conflict.

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briefcaseEconomy

The economy of Sanford, FL employs 28.5k people. The largest industries in Sanford, FL are Health Care & Social Assistance (3,506 people), Retail Trade (2,819 people), and Educational Services (2,431 people), and the highest paying industries are Information ($53,418), Utilities ($49,852), and Wholesale Trade ($49,779).

Males in Florida have an average income that is 1.34 times higher than the average income of females, which is $48,168. The income inequality in Florida (measured using the Gini index) is 0.472, which is lower than than the national average.

Occupations

28.5k
2020 Value
± 1,729
2.86%
1 Year growth
± 8.16%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Sanford, FL grew at a rate of 2.86%, from 27.7k employees to 28.5k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Sanford, FL, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (4,419 people), Sales & Related Occupations (2,513 people), and Management Occupations (2,315 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Sanford, FL.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

28.5k
2020 Value
± 1,729
2.86%
1 Year growth
± 8.16%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Sanford, FL grew at a rate of 2.86%, from 27.7k employees to 28.5k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Sanford, FL, are Health Care & Social Assistance (3,506 people), Retail Trade (2,819 people), and Educational Services (2,431 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Sanford, FL, though some of these residents may live in Sanford, FL and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$35,864
Median earning men ± $4,109
$31,349
Median earning women ± $1,726

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2020 are Information ($60,468), Manufacturing ($50,653), and Wholesale Trade ($50,280).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2020 are Information ($47,956), Public Administration ($44,659), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($42,944).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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8.45%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between May 2020 and May 2021

As of May 2021, there are 145M people employed in Florida. This represents a 8.45% increase in employment when compared to May 2020.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Florida.

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Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Florida to other states, or from other states to Florida.
Top Domestic Production in Dollars
  1. $94.8B
  2. $62.6B
  3. $59.6B

In 2020, the top outbound Florida product (by dollars) was Mixed freight with $94.8B, followed by Electronics ($62.6B) and Pharmaceuticals ($59.6B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Florida products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$688B
2020 Value in Florida
$1.41T
Projected 2050 Value in Florida
105% growth

In 2020, total outbound Florida trade was $688B. This is expected to increase 105% to $1.41T by 2050.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Florida trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Florida to other states, or from other states to Florida.
Most Common Trade Partners
  1. $24.9B
  2. $19.2B
  3. $15.8B

In 2020, the top outbound Florida domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Georgia with $24.9B, followed by California with $19.2B and Texas and $15.8B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Florida shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Marco Rubio and Rick Scott are the senators currently representing the state of Florida. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Florida is currently represented by 27 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Florida

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Marco Rubio
Senator from Florida3
Assumed office on January 3, 2011
Rick Scott
Senator from Florida1
Assumed office on January 8, 2019
Inauguration delayed in order to finish his term as Governor of Florida.

Marco Rubio and Rick Scott are the senators currently representing Florida.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

The following chart shows elected senators in Florida over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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US Representatives from Florida

Florida is currently represented by 27 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Florida have changed over time starting in 2008.

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In 2020, universities in Sanford, FL awarded 6,653 degrees. The student population of Sanford, FL in 2020 is skewed towards women, with 7,104 male students and 9,559 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Sanford, FL are White (3,033 and 49.3%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (1,698 and 27.6%), Black or African American (849 and 13.8%), and Asian (224 and 3.64%).

The largest universities in Sanford, FL by number of degrees awarded are Seminole State College of Florida (6,263 and 94.1%) and L3Harris (390 and 5.86%).

The most popular majors in Sanford, FL are Liberal Arts & Sciences (1,957 and 29.4%), Biotechnology (657 and 9.88%), and Airline Professional Pilot & Flight Crew (390 and 5.86%).

The median tuition cost in Sanford, FL for a public four year colleges is $2,393 for in-state students and $9,494 for out-of-state students.

Enrollments by Gender and Races

In 2020 there were 16,663 students enrolled in Sanford, FL, 42.6% men and 57.4% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 7,466 records, of which 54.9% were women and 45.1% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 1,957 degree-majors awarded
  2. 214 degree-majors awarded
  3. 65 degree-majors awarded

In 2020, the most common concentation for Associates Degree recipients in Sanford, FL was Liberal Arts & Sciences with 1,957 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Associates Degree from schools in Sanford, FL according to their major.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 6,263 degrees awarded
  2. 390 degrees awarded

In 2020, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Seminole State College of Florida with 6,263 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

In 2020, 2,991 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Sanford, FL, which is 0.817 times less than the 3,662 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2020 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 3,033 degrees mean that there were 1.79 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 1,698 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Public, 4-year or above ($2,393) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2020.

Public, 4-year or above ($738) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2020.

Public, 4-year or above ($1,430) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

The graph shows the average net price by sector and year.

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2020, 1.08% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 1.09% of women were in the same situation.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2020 were High School or Equivalent (4.93M), Some college (3.6M), and Bachelors Degree (3.09M).

This visualization illustrates the percentage distribution of the population according to the highest educational level reached. You can filter the data by race by using the selector above.

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homeHousing & Living

The median property value in Sanford, FL was $176,600 in 2020, which is 0.768 times smaller than the national average of $229,800. Between 2019 and 2020 the median property value increased from $156,600 to $176,600, a 12.8% increase. The homeownership rate in Sanford, FL is 51.2%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.4%.

People in Sanford, FL have an average commute time of 25.9 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Sanford, FL is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Sanford, FL is $52,664. In 2020, the place with the highest median household income in Sanford, FL was Census Tract 208.06 with a value of $88,173, followed by Census Tract 208.03 and Census Tract 210, with respective values of $82,038 and $78,984.

Property

$176,600
Median Property Value 2020
±$6,418
$11,384
Median Property Taxes
±$845

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Sanford, FL the largest share of households pay taxes in the $800 - $1,499 range.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in Sanford, FL compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

51.2%
Homeownership
2020
68.3%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2020

In 2020, 51.2% of the housing units in Sanford, FL were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 50%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 208.06
  2. Census Tract 208.03
  3. Census Tract 210

In 2020, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Sanford, FL was Census Tract 208.06 with a value of $88,173, followed by Census Tract 208.03 and Census Tract 210, with respective values of $82,038 and $78,984.

The following map shows all of the places in Sanford, FL colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$52,664
Median Household Income
± $3,501
22.2k
Number of Households
± 1,356

In 2020, the median household income of the 22.2k households in Sanford, FL grew to $52,664 from the previous year's value of $47,217.

The following chart displays the households in Sanford, FL distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Sanford, FL is from Florida.
0.472
2020 Wage GINI in Florida
0.473
2019 Wage GINI in Florida

In 2020, the income inequality in Florida was 0.472 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.289% decline from 2019 to 2020, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Florida was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Florida in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2020
  1. Drove Alone (80.7%)
  2. Carpooled (8.43%)
  3. Worked At Home (5.98%)

In 2020, 80.7% of workers in Sanford, FL drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (8.43%) and those who worked at home (5.98%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Commute Time

25.9 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Sanford, FL have a shorter commute time (25.9 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.9 minutes). Additionally, 2.09% of the workforce in Sanford, FL have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Sanford, FL distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Sanford, FL have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

16.6% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Sanford, FL (9.81k out of 59.2k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.8%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 6 - 11, followed by Females 25 - 34 and then Females 35 - 44.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Sanford, FL is White, followed by Black and Hispanic.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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86.9% of the population of Sanford, FL has health coverage, with 40.9% on employee plans, 19.5% on Medicaid, 9.94% on Medicare, 14.8% on non-group plans, and 1.78% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in Florida was $8,076 in 2014. This is a 5.05% increase from the previous year ($7,688).

Primary care physicians in Seminole County, FL see 1318 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.303% decrease from the previous year (1322 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1650 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 615 patients per year.

Daily New Cases by Date

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This chart shows the number of COVID-19 daily new cases by date in Florida, as a 7-day rolling average, compared with the four states with the most similar number of confirmed cases.

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Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,318 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Seminole County, FL

Primary care physicians in Seminole County, FL see an average of 1,318 patients per year. This represents a 0.303% decrease from the previous year (1,322 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Seminole County, FL in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Community Mobility

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This chart presents movement trends over time in the state of Florida across different categories of places such as retail and recreation, groceries and pharmacies, parks, transit stations, workplaces, and residential.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2020, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 25.2% under 18 years, 25.3% between 18 and 34 years, 36.6% between 35 and 64 years, and 12.9% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 49.5% were men and 50.5% were women.

The following chart shows the number of people with health coverage by gender.

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Uninsured People

13.1%
Uninsured
40.9%
Employer Coverage
19.5%
Medicaid
9.94%
Medicare
14.8%
Non-Group
1.78%
Military or VA

Between 2019 and 2020, the percent of uninsured citizens in Sanford, FL declined by 13% from 15% to 13.1%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Sanford, FL changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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