Sanford, VA Profile: Facts & Data

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Sanford, Virginia - Basic Facts

The Sanford Census Designated Place had a population of 197 as of July 1, 2018. Sanford ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Virginia. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Sanford is located at latitude 37.9332 and longitude -75.6687 in Accomack County. The formal boundaries for the Sanford Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.87 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles. Accomack County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 3 feet.

The Sanford Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2584912) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.


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Sanford, VA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)

POPULATION

Total Population 197
Population in Households 197
Population in Familes 154
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 69
Diversity Index3 42
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $46,667
Average Household Income $61,057
Per Capita Income $27,624

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 127 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 66 (52.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 25 (19.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 36 (28.3%)
Median Home Value $116,667
Average Home Value $132,197
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 91
Average Household Size 2.16
Family Households 57
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2018 2018-2023
Population -0.89% -1.04%
Households -0.77% -0.89%
Families -0.82% -1.08%
Median Household Income   3.2%
Per Capita Income   3.49%

Sanford, VA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Sanford to the other 593 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Virginia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 545 8th
Population Density # 566 5th
Diversity Index # 329 45th
Median Household Income # 352 41st
Per Capita Income # 291 51st

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