|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Sanford is 22,135. Sanford, Maine is the 1,727th largest city in the US.
Sanford is located entirely in York County.
The current population of Sanford (22,135) is it's peak population.
Sanford has a population density of 1,908.7 people per square mile. Sanford has the 3rd highest population density in Maine.
|1722||East Peoria, Illinois||22,276||-1.7%|
|1723||Greenwood, South Carolina||22,221||-0.7%|
|1725||Mountain Brook, Alabama||22,158||6.5%|
|1729||Sunny Isles Beach, Florida||22,064||44.1%|
|1731||Klamath Falls, Oregon||22,062||12.8%|
The total voting age population of Sanford, Maine, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 16,147. The voting age population is 47.5% male and 52.5% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 16.9% of the residents of Sanford are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Sanford are 93.2% White, 2.5% Asian, 2.3% Two or more races, 1.0% Black, 0.7% American Indian, 0.3% Other and 0.1% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander. Additionally, 1.8% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Sanford, 13.9% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 21.3%. On a per-household basis, 10.8% of families are below the poverty line in Sanford.
Among those aged 16 and older, 64.7% of Sanford residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 91.8% of Sanford residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 19.4% have a bachelor's degree and 5.4% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Sanford residents aged 5 and older, 9.0% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 0.8% of residents speak Spanish at home, 6.3% speak an Indo-European language, and 1.4% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Sanford is 6.4%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Sanford, 13.0% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Sanford is $52,513.
In Sanford, 59.2% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 40.8% of housing units in Sanford.
Of all the housing units in Sanford, 28.9% of them were build before 1940.
In Sanford, 11.9% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 1,200 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Sanford is $901.
In Sanford, 78.2% of households have an active broadband internet connection.