In 2017, Sanford, NC had a population of 59.8k people with a median age of 37.9 and a median household income of $49,272. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Sanford, NC grew from 59,540 to 59,805, a 0.445% increase and its median household income grew from $46,402 to $49,272, a 6.19% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Sanford, NC are White (Non-Hispanic) (58.2%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (18.9%), White (Hispanic) (14.1%), Some Other Race (Hispanic) (4.2%), and Two or More Races (Non-Hispanic) (1.84%). N/A% of the people in Sanford, NC speak a non-English language, and 93% are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Sanford, NC are Central Carolina Community College (1,185 degrees awarded in 2017).
The median property value in Sanford, NC is $138,400, and the homeownership rate is 67.3%. Most people in Sanford, NC commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 24 minutes. The average car ownership in Sanford, NC is 2 cars per household.