Sanford, Florida 

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+57.3% since 2020

Unemployment Rate


Cost of Living

98.7 / 100

Median Home Price


Median Income


Comfort Index (Climate)

2.3 / 9.0

summer / winter

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Best Places to Live in Sanford, Florida

Sanford, Florida is a vibrant city located in Seminole County. This charming community is known for its rich history and diverse culture, making it a great place to settle down or visit. With easy access to the attractions of Orlando and the beaches of the Atlantic Coast, there are plenty of outdoor activities available throughout the area. Families will love the abundance of family-friendly attractions and educational opportunities Sanford offers, along with its amazing restaurants and shopping centers. Whether you're looking for a relaxing retreat or an exciting getaway, Sanford will be sure to delight! Diverse resort city - East-central Florida, about 25 miles from the Atlantic Coast.
State: Florida
County: Seminole County
Metro Area: Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford Metro Area
City: Sanford
Zip Codes: 32771 32773
Cost of Living: -1.3% lower
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 106 ft above sea level

Sanford, Fl Housing Market
Least Expensive HomesHomes Over 2,000 Sq. Ft.
Most Expensive HomesHomes less than 10 yrs old
All Single Family Homes
Outdoor recreation
Strong job growth
Tourist impact
Hot, humid summers
Growth and sprawl

What Bert Has To Say About Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford Metro Area

Before Walt Disney World came to the area in the 1970’s, Orlando was a sleepy town with an economy based on citrus and cattle. Starting with the clandestine 1965 purchase of forty-three square miles of farmland southwest of the city and the opening of Walt Disney World in 1971, the city has become a major tourist destination and entertainment center. It is so much a tourist attraction, and known so well for its tourist venues, that evaluating it as a place to live is a challenge.


The unemployment rate in Sanford is 6.5% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Positive. Sanford jobs have increased by 4.0%. More Economy

Compared to the rest of the country, Sanford's cost of living is 1.3% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Sanford's Cost of Living

November, April and March are the most pleasant months in Sanford, while July and August are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

In the last Presidential election, Seminole county flipped Democratic, 50.7% to 47.9%. More Voting Stats

Sanford's population is 60,215 people. Since 2020, it has had a population growth of 12.7%. Learn More...

Average Commute time is 27.1 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

The median home cost in Sanford is $328,300. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 20.3%.

Sanford public schools spend $7,976 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 12.9 students per teacher in Sanford. More Education

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Housing Market in Sanford

It's a good time to buy in Sanford. Home Appreciation is up 20.3% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Sanford is $328,300.
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Reviews for Sanford   8 Reviews
need in marcch 2014 - 9/17/2013
we are looking for a place that except a dog she 11 years old fixed, we are on social se curity we get about 1600 a month I am 59 and my husband is 52 years of age... Read More

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small town - 8/5/2011
A little southern town with some bad areas and not too much variety in culture besides white and black. Not too close to orlando, lots of outdoor activities, and overall... Read More

32773 categorised as Sanford is misnomer for the m - 10/21/2009
You need to check exactly where in 32773 a house is located as the properties on the edge of the zip or more like 32746 Lake Mary. All services and shopping tends to be... Read More

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