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Sanford is a city in Seminole County, in the Orlando metro area.

It is the county seat.

The community was named after Gen. Henry Sanford, landowner

The latitude of Sanford is 28.800N. The longitude is -81.273W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 30 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 43,556.


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Median household income
Local
$31,163
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Sanford demographic reports
Sanford is on the St. Johns River
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 298. The number of murders and homicides was 4. The violent crime rate was 6.7 per 1,000 people.
Filming location for:
· 2003 movie, "Monster"
· 1991 movie, "My Girl"
Coffee: National and regional coffee companies with outlets here include Starbucks
Nearby parks & recreation: Lower Wekiva River State Preserve
Historic sites and museums: Museum of Seminole County History, Sanford Museum
Colleges and universities: Seminole Community College
Gays & lesbians
National index: 100
Local index: 91

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11% of Sanford residents report German ancestry, and 9% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Sanford ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Sanford was $15,219, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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14% of Sanford residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Historic districts in Sanford include Sanford Commercial District, Sanford Residential Historic District ... View historic districts

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Median rent in Sanford, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $508.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $798.


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Libraries in Sanford include North Branch Library ... View libraries

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Seminole County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Sanford political report.

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The average commute time for Sanford workers is 26 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

A total of 15 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Sanford between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

This is a rate of 3.9 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was slightly lower than the national norm.

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