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  3. Housing
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  6. Diversity
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Sanford is a town in Florida with a population of 59,700. Sanford is in Seminole County and is one of the best places to live in Florida. Living in Sanford offers residents a dense suburban feel and most residents rent their homes. Many families and young professionals live in Sanford and residents tend to lean liberal. The public schools in Sanford are highly rated.

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About Sanford...
Population
59,700

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$156,600
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$1,110
National
$1,062
Area Feel
Dense Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    50%
  • Own
    50%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade C
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    521
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    3.3
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    101.9
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    190.7
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    517.7
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    2,776
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    202.2
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    15%
  • 10-17 years
    10%
  • 18-24 years
    8%
  • 25-34 years
    18%
  • 35-44 years
    15%
  • 45-54 years
    12%
  • 55-64 years
    11%
  • 65+ years
    12%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    5%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    18%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    35%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    32%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    10%
    national  12%

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