In 2020, Sanford, NC had a population of 29.8k people with a median age of 34.2 and a median household income of $47,017. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Sanford, NC grew from 29,456 to 29,758, a 1.03% increase and its median household income grew from $46,915 to $47,017, a 0.217% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Sanford, NC are White (Non-Hispanic) (41.4%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (26.8%), White (Hispanic) (20.3%), Other (Hispanic) (3.23%), and Two+ (Hispanic) (2.97%).
None of the households in Sanford, NC 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.
91.5% of the residents in Sanford, NC are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Sanford, NC are Central Carolina Community College (1,261 degrees awarded in 2020).
In 2020, the median property value in Sanford, NC was $144,900, and the homeownership rate was 52.3%. Most people in Sanford, NC drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 24.6 minutes. The average car ownership in Sanford, NC was 2 cars per household.