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Sanford
  • Town in Maine

Report Card

grade C minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade unavailable
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade C
  3. Housing
    grade C minus
  4. Nightlife
    grade C
  5. Good for Families
    grade D
  6. Diversity
    grade C minus
  7. Jobs
    grade C
  8. Weather
    grade C+
  9. Cost of Living
    grade B minus
  10. Health & Fitness
    grade B+
  11. Outdoor Activities
    grade unavailable
  12. Commute
    grade B+

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Sanford is a town in Maine with a population of 20,853. Sanford is in York County. In Sanford, most residents own their homes. Many families live in Sanford and residents tend to lean liberal.

About

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$174,800
National
$281,900
Median Rent
$822
National
$1,268
Area Feel
No data available  
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    38%
  • Own
    62%
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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
    67.2
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    4.5
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    125.5
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    4.5
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    170.3
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    2,101.7
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    125.5
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade C minus
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
Data Not Available
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    5%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    14%
    national  21%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    30%
    national  28%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    36%
    national  26%
  • Less than high school diploma
    14%
    national  11%

Working in Sanford

Jobs
grade C
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$45,390
National
$75,149

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Sanford Reviews

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