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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.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Sanford demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Seminole County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Orlando area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 32746 ZIP code.
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.
14% of Sanford residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Historic districts in Sanford include Sanford Commercial District, Sanford Residential Historic District ... View historic districts
Median rent in Sanford, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $508. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $798.
Libraries in Sanford include North Branch Library ... View libraries
Seminole County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Sanford political report.
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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