Sanford Information

Travel info, sports, demographic data, and general statistics about the city of Sanford, NC

General Sanford Information

State: North Carolina

County: Lee County

Close cities: Broadway, NC, Lemon-Springs, NC, Olivia, NC, Mamers, NC, Cameron, NC, Sanford, NC

Sanford Population (census data)
Total 28,675 (+19.7% since 2000)
Male 14,157 (49.4%)
Female 14,518 (50.6%)

Population Density: 1,191 people per sq. mile

Cost of Living Index: 82.2 (US Avg is 100)

Sanford Elevation: 350 feet above sea level

Land Area: 24.1 square miles

Median Household Income: $38,297

Zip Codes: 27330, 27332, and 27331.

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Sanford Demographic Data

Ethnic Information:
  • White Non-Hispanic (49.6%)
  • Black (29.2%)
  • Hispanic (19.0%)
  • Other race (11.9%)
  • Two or more races (1.4%)
  • American Indian (0.8%)
Ancestry Information:
  • United States (12.4%)
  • English (7.6%)
  • German (5.6%)
  • Irish (4.4%)
  • Scotch-Irish (3.6%)
  • Scottish (3.1%)
Foriegn Born: 3,649 people (12.7%)
  • Latin America (100.0%)

Local Sanford Sports Teams

Major League Baseball: Washington Nationals, Baltimore Orioles
NFL Football: Carolina Panthers, Washington Redskins
NBA Basketball: Atlanta Hawks, Washington Wizards
NHL Hockey: Carolina Hurricanes
NCAA Sports: Campbell, University of North Carolina

Sanford School Information

High Schools
Lee County Early College High School (1105 Kelly Dr., Sanford, NC, 27330 - Lee County Schools District)
Lee County High (1708 Nash Street, Sanford, NC, 27330 - Lee County Schools District)
Southern Lee High School (2301 Tramway Road, Sanford, NC, 27332 - Lee County Schools District)
Middle Schools
East Lee Middle (1337 Broadway Road, Sanford, NC, 27330 - Lee County Schools District)
West Lee Middle (3301 Wicker Street, Sanford, NC, 27330 - Lee County Schools District)
Elementary Schools
Benjamin T Bullock Elementary (1410 McNeill Road, Sanford, NC, 27330 - Lee County Schools District)
Deep River Elementary (4000 Deep River Road, Sanford, NC, 27330 - Lee County Schools District)
Greenwood Elementary (1127 Greenwood Road, Sanford, NC, 27332 - Lee County Schools District)
Highland Elementary (1915 Buffalo Lake Road, Sanford, NC, 27330 - Harnett County Schools District)
J Glenn Edwards Elementary (3115 Cemetery Road, Sanford, NC, 27330 - Lee County Schools District)
J R Ingram Junior Elementary (3309 Wicker Street, Sanford, NC, 27330 - Lee County Schools District)
Tramway Elementary (360 Center Church Road, Sanford, NC, 27330 - Lee County Schools District)
Other/Private Schools
Bragg Street Academy (504 Bragg Street, Sanford, NC, 27330 - Lee County Schools District)
Floyd L Knight Children Center (607 W McIntosh Street, Sanford, NC, 27330 - Lee County Schools District)
Provisions Academy (806 Vance Street, Sanford, NC, 27330 - Provisions Academy District)

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