Sanford, Maine

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Population in 2010: 9,761. Population change since 2000: -3.7%
Males: 4,260  (43.6%)
Females: 5,501  (56.4%)
Median resident age:  37.9 years
Maine median age:  43.0 years

Zip codes: 04073.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $32,967 (it was $29,881 in 2000)
Sanford:

$32,967
ME:

$46,709
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $19,645 (it was $16,002 in 2000)

Sanford CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $171,920 (it was $88,500 in 2000)
Sanford:

$171,920
ME:

$172,300
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $197,071; Detached houses: $196,714; Townhouses or other attached units: $181,810; In 2-unit structures: $205,076; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $242,917

Median gross rent in 2012: $773.

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Sanford races chart
  • White alone - 9,172 (91.0%)
  • Hispanic - 337 (3.3%)
  • Two or more races - 280 (2.8%)
  • Asian alone - 164 (1.6%)
  • Black alone - 82 (0.8%)
  • American Indian alone - 49 (0.5%)

Races in Sanford detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Sanford: 112.4 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: French (18.9%), English (14.8%), Irish (14.6%), French Canadian (11.4%), German (5.1%), United States (4.9%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 02/27/1768

Elevation: 304 feet

Land area: 5.12 square miles.

Population density: 1,905 people per square mile   (low).

Sanford,ME real estate house value index trend

Sanford, Maine map

For population 25 years and over in Sanford:

  • High school or higher: 83.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 16.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.3%
  • Unemployed: 6.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Sanford CDP:

  • Never married: 33.9%
  • Now married: 38.4%
  • Separated: 1.7%
  • Widowed: 7.9%
  • Divorced: 18.1%

254 residents are foreign born (1.1% Asia, 0.9% North America).

This place:  2.5%
Maine:  3.3%



According to our research of Maine and other state lists there were 32 registered sex offenders living in Sanford, Maine as of January 31, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Sanford to the number of sex offenders is 660 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $2,599 (1.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $2,482 (1.5%)

Sanford satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Portland, ME (29.7 miles , pop. 64,249).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (79.0 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (239.6 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities: Springvale, ME (1.4 miles ), Alfred, ME (2.0 miles ), South Sanford, ME (2.0 miles ), Lebanon, ME (2.8 miles ), Lyman, ME (2.8 miles ), Shapleigh, ME (2.9 miles ), North Berwick, ME (3.1 miles ), West Kennebunk, ME (3.2 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 21 buildings, average cost: $78,400
  • 1998: 34 buildings, average cost: $96,800
  • 1999: 53 buildings, average cost: $110,400
  • 2000: 68 buildings, average cost: $110,800
  • 2001: 82 buildings, average cost: $94,200
  • 2002: 86 buildings, average cost: $129,300
  • 2003: 75 buildings, average cost: $149,400
  • 2004: 75 buildings, average cost: $167,000
  • 2005: 75 buildings, average cost: $198,800
  • 2006: 74 buildings, average cost: $185,900
  • 2007: 44 buildings, average cost: $183,900
  • 2008: 29 buildings, average cost: $139,100
  • 2009: 24 buildings, average cost: $135,600
  • 2010: 23 buildings, average cost: $137,700
  • 2011: 13 buildings, average cost: $160,800
  • 2012: 14 buildings, average cost: $170,200

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 43.44 N, Longitude: 70.77 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -210 (-2.1%)
Workers who live and work in this place: 1,184 (27.2%)

Area code: 207

Sanford household income distribution Sanford home values distribution
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 45 (41 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.96
Maine average:

1.70
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

4.2%
Maine:

5.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (26%)
  • Retail trade (17%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Construction (8%)
  • Health care and social assistance (7%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Wholesale trade (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (28%)
  • Accommodation and food services (19%)
  • Retail trade (16%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (10%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (8%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7%)
  • Cashiers (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (3%)

Work and jobs in Sanford: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Sanford, Maine

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Sanford-area historical tornado activity is significantly above Maine state average. It is 65% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/10/1966, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 0.8 miles away from the Sanford place center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 6/9/1953, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 34.0 miles away from the place center injured 5 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Sanford-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Maine state average. It is 90% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/19/1982 at 00:14:42, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 MD, 4.5 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 41.7 miles away from the city center
On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 181.9 miles away from Sanford center
On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MB, 4.2 MS, 5.2 MW, 5.0 MW, Depth: 6.8 mi) earthquake occurred 163.5 miles away from the city center
On 10/3/2006 at 00:07:38, a magnitude 4.3 (3.8 MB, 3.8 MW, 4.3 LG, Depth: 4.0 mi) earthquake occurred 145.2 miles away from the city center
On 8/21/1996 at 07:54:14, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, 3.6 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 59.0 miles away from Sanford center
On 6/16/1995 at 12:13:11, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 81.6 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in York County (27) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 19
Emergencies Declared: 8

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 18, Storms: 14, Snows: 4, Winter Storms: 4, Winds: 3, Heavy Rains: 2, Hurricanes: 2, Blizzard: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Sanford topographic map

Birthplace of: Joe Riggs - Martial artist, Michael Richard Cote - Auxiliary Bishop of Portland, Frank Augustus Allen - Politician, Peter Kostis - Golf instructor.

Hospitals and medical centers in Sanford:

  • HENRIETTA D GOODALL HOSPITAL (Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, 25 JUNE STREET)
  • GREENWOOD CENTER (1142 MAIN ST)
  • MAINE STAY NURSING HOME (965 MAIN ST)
  • SANFORD HEALTH CARE FACILITY (863 MAIN ST)
  • THE NEWTON CTR FOR REHAB AND NUR (35 JULY STREET)

Airports and heliports located in Sanford:

See details about airports and heliports located in Sanford, ME

Amtrak stations near Sanford:

  • 12 miles: WELLS (696 SANFORD ST.) . Services: ticket office, enclosed waiting area.
  • 17 miles: SACO (130 MAIN ST.) . Services: ticket office.
  • 18 miles: DOVER (33 CHESTNUT ST.) . Services: ticket office, enclosed waiting area.

College/University in Sanford:

  • Seacoast Career Schools-Sanford Campus (Full-time enrollment: 321; Location: One Eagle Dr Ste 1; Private, for-profit; Website: www.seacoastcareerschools.edu)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Sanford:

  • University of New England (about 20 miles; Biddeford, ME; Full-time enrollment: 4,539)
  • University of New Hampshire-Main Campus (about 23 miles; Durham, NH; FT enrollment: 15,243)
  • University of Southern Maine (about 30 miles; Portland, ME; FT enrollment: 6,647)
  • Saint Joseph's College of Maine (about 31 miles; Standish, ME; FT enrollment: 2,010)
  • Southern Maine Community College (about 31 miles; South Portland, ME; FT enrollment: 4,666)
  • NHTI-Concord's Community College (about 41 miles; Concord, NH; FT enrollment: 2,865)
  • Southern New Hampshire University (about 45 miles; Manchester, NH; FT enrollment: 16,552)

Public high schools in Sanford:

Public elementary/middle schools in Sanford:

Private elementary/middle school in Sanford:

  • ST THOMAS CONSOLIDATED SCHOOL (Students: 197; Location: 69 NORTH AVE; Grades: PK - 6)
See full list of schools located in Sanford, School District: SANFORD

Library in Sanford:

  • GOODALL MEMORIAL LIBRARY (Operating income: $851,870; Location: 952 MAIN STREET; 66,862 books; 2,181 audio materials; 2,024 video materials; 52 other licensed databases; 106 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Sanford: Sanford Fire Department Roseville Training Facility (A), Louis B Goodall Memorial Library (B), Sanford Fire Department Central Station (C), Sanford Town Hall (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Mid-Town Mall Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Sanford include: First Baptist Church (A), First Church of Christ Scientist (B), North Parish Congregational Church (C), Saint Georges Church (D), Saint Ignatius Church (E), Unitarian Church (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Saint Ignatius Cemetery (1), Oakdale Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoir: Number One Pond (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Goodall Brook (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Sanford include: Gowen Park (1), Goodall Park (2), Downtown Center Park (3), Carpentier Park (4), Benton Playground (5). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotels: Allen Laurence C Lawyer (279 Main Street), Oakwood Inn and Motel (945 Main Street), Super 8 Motel (1892 Main Street Route 109).

Court: Maine State - Courts- District Court- Springvale (447 Main Street).

York County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 98.8. This is worse than average.

City:

98.8
U.S.:

74.2

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2004 was 6.72. This is about average. Closest monitor was 16.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.72
U.S.:

6.58

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2002 was 3.84. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 1.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

3.84
U.S.:

1.93

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 33.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

33.5
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2001 was 16.6. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 16.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

16.6
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2003 was 10.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 17.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.4
U.S.:

9.1

Drinking water stations with addresses in Sanford and their reported violations in the past:

SANFORD WATER DISTRICT (Population served: 14,025, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-14-2007), St Formal NOV issued (SEP-14-2007), St Public Notif received (2 times from NOV-05-2007 to NOV-05-2007), St Compliance achieved (SEP-07-2011), St Intentional no-action (SEP-09-2011)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In APR-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-20-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-20-2007), St Public Notif received (JUN-04-2007), St Compliance achieved (SEP-07-2011), St Intentional no-action (SEP-09-2011)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-17-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-17-2006), St Public Notif received (NOV-14-2006), St Compliance achieved (SEP-07-2011), St Intentional no-action (SEP-09-2011)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-19-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-19-2005), St Public Notif received (NOV-16-2005), St Compliance achieved (JUL-11-2006)
ALFRED WATER DISTRICT (Population served: 690, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2011 and DEC-2013, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-18-2012), St Formal NOV issued (MAY-18-2012), St Compliance achieved (JUN-04-2012), St Public Notif received (JUL-10-2012)
SANFORD COUNTRY CLUB (Population served: 480, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 4 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
APACHE CAMPGROUND (Population served: 375, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One regular monitoring violation
HANNAS TAVERN (Population served: 300, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In SEP-2005, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-17-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-17-2005), St Public Notif received (APR-24-2006), St Compliance achieved (JUL-02-2012)
  • 20 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
SPECTATORS SPORTS BAR (Population served: 300, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 20 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
LYMAN DUNKIN DONUTS (Population served: 171, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-29-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-29-2005), St Public Notif received (2 times from AUG-25-2005 to AUG-25-2005), St Compliance achieved (MAR-16-2007)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAY-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-01-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-01-2005), St Public Notif received (2 times from JUL-13-2005 to JUL-13-2005), St Compliance achieved (MAR-16-2007)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
PLEASANT RIVER LUMBER-SANFORD (Population served: 80, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation

Drinking water stations with addresses in Sanford that have no violations reported:

  • YELLOWSTONE PARK (Population served: 328, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • ESTES LAKE MOBILE HOME PARK (Population served: 172, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 20.2%
(19.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 16.7% for Black residents, 18.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 79.6% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 22.3% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This place:  2.4 people
Maine:  2.3 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  60.7%
Whole state:  62.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  11.2%
Whole state:  9.4%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

People in group quarters in Sanford in 2010:

  • 208 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 34 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 14 people in group homes intended for adults

People in group quarters in Sanford in 2000:

  • 112 people in orthopedic wards and institutions for the physically handicapped
  • 62 people in nursing homes
  • 21 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 15 people in homes for abused, dependent, and neglected children
  • 9 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 4 people in other group homes
  • 4 people in religious group quarters

Sanford, Maine environmental map by EPA

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Sanford compared to Maine state average:

  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.

Banks with branches in Sanford (2011 data):

  • Sanford Institution for Savings: Sanford Institution For Savings at 900 Main Street, branch established on 1933/11/01; Sanford Branch at 1449 Main Street, branch established on 1995/08/14. Info updated 2010/01/06: Bank assets: $433.1 mil, Deposits: $320.0 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 8 total offices, Holding Company: Sis Bancorp, Mhc
  • Bank of America, National Association: South Sanford Branch at 1364 Main Street, branch established on 1970/02/23. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • People's United Bank: Sanford Branch at 389 Main Street, branch established on 1996/09/05. Info updated 2012/02/16: Bank assets: $27,319.3 mil, Deposits: $20,835.4 mil, headquarters in Bridgeport, CT, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 374 total offices
  • TD Bank, National Association: Sanford Branch at 1237 Main Street, branch established on 1971/07/15. Info updated 2010/10/04: Bank assets: $188,912.6 mil, Deposits: $153,149.8 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, 1314 total offices, Holding Company: Toronto-Dominion Bank, The
  • Kennebunk Savings Bank: South Sanford Branch at 470 Main Street, branch established on 1999/03/22. Info updated 2010/05/27: Bank assets: $821.4 mil, Deposits: $660.6 mil, headquarters in Kennebunk, ME, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 15 total offices

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

Sanford travel time to work - commute Sanford mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (83%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (7%)
  • Electricity (4%)
  • Wood (4%)
  • Other fuel (1%)
  • Utility gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Sanford CDP (based on York County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 39.08%
Here: 39.1%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchUnited Church of ChristAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAUnited Methodist ChurchEpiscopal Church
Adherents72.5%6.5%5.4%4.5%2.5%
Congregations17.2%16.4%13.9%12.3%4.9%
NameAssemblies of GodGreek Orthodox Archdiocese of AmericaLDS (Mormon) ChurchSalvation ArmyOther
Adherents1.6%1.3%1.1%0.7%3.9%
Congregations6.6%0.8%2.5%1.6%23.8%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 45
York County:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.
Maine:

2.80 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.05 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 42
York County:

2.09 / 10,000 pop.
Maine:

2.20 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 85
York County:

4.23 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 252
Here:

12.53 / 10,000 pop.
State:

11.02 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

7.7%
Maine:

8.2%
Adult obesity rate:
York County:

24.0%
Maine:

25.0%

6.27% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($40,481 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.27%
Maine average:

6.39%

0.08% of residents moved from foreign countries ($333 average AGI)
York County:

0.08%
Maine average:

0.12%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Cumberland County, ME  1.61% ($37,688 average AGI)
from Strafford County, NH  0.52% ($36,557)
from Rockingham County, NH  0.42% ($46,742)


6.63% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($39,248 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.63%
Maine average:

6.44%

0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($169 average AGI)
York County:

0.04%
Maine average:

0.07%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Cumberland County, ME  1.71% ($38,497 average AGI)
to Strafford County, NH  0.59% ($34,097)
to Rockingham County, NH  0.41% ($45,576)

Strongest AM radio stations in Sanford:

  • WPHX (1220 AM; 1 kW; SANFORD, ME; Owner: FNX BROADCASTING L.L.C.)
  • WGIN (930 AM; 10 kW; ROCHESTER, NH; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WMTW (870 AM; 10 kW; GORHAM, ME; Owner: RADIO PARTNERS OF MAINE, L.P.)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WTSN (1270 AM; 5 kW; DOVER, NH; Owner: GARRISON CITY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WGAN (560 AM; 5 kW; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW ENGLAND, LLC)
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WZAN (970 AM; 5 kW; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW ENGLAND, LLC)
  • WBZ (1030 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WWZN (1510 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ROSE CITY RADIO CORPORATION)
  • WASR (1420 AM; 5 kW; WOLFEBORO, NH; Owner: RADIO WOLFEBORO, INC.)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WKOX (1200 AM; 50 kW; FRAMINGHAM, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

Strongest FM radio stations in Sanford:

  • WPHX-FM (92.1 FM; SANFORD, ME; Owner: FNX BROADCASTING LLC)
  • WSEW (88.5 FM; SANFORD, ME; Owner: WORD RADIO EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WMEA (90.1 FM; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: MAINE PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WSCY (106.9 FM; MOULTONBOROUGH, NH; Owner: NORTHEAST COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WUBB (95.3 FM; YORK CENTER, ME; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WPKQ (103.7 FM; NORTH CONWAY, NH; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WHOM (94.9 FM; MT. WASHINGTON, NH; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WMEX (106.5 FM; FARMINGTON, NH; Owner: WIMMEX, LLC)
  • WBLM (102.9 FM; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WLKZ (104.9 FM; WOLFEBORO, NH; Owner: TELE-MEDIA COMPANY OF NEW HAMPSHIRE, L.L.C.)
  • WOKQ (97.5 FM; DOVER, NH; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WVFM (105.7 FM; CAMPTON, NH; Owner: DEVON BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WQSO (96.7 FM; ROCHESTER, NH; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WCYY (94.3 FM; BIDDEFORD, ME; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WRED (95.9 FM; SACO, ME; Owner: ATLANTIC COAST RADIO, LLC)
  • WBYY (98.7 FM; SOMERSWORTH, NH; Owner: GARRISON CITY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WQEZ (104.7 FM; KENNEBUNKPORT, ME; Owner: MARINER BROADCASTING L.P.)
  • WNHI (93.3 FM; BELMONT, NH; Owner: CONCORD BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WSHK (105.3 FM; KITTERY, ME; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WBQQ (99.3 FM; KENNEBUNK, ME; Owner: MARINER BROADCASTING L.P.)

TV broadcast stations around Sanford:

  • WMEA-TV (Channel 26; BIDDEFORD, ME; Owner: MAINE PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WMTW-TV (Channel 8; POLAND SPRING, ME; Owner: WMTW BROADCAST GROUP, LLC)
  • WCSH (Channel 6; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: PACIFIC AND SOUTHERN COMPANY, INC.)
  • WGME-TV (Channel 13; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: WGME LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WHDN-LP (Channel 26; BOSTON, MA; Owner: GUENTER MARKSTEINER)
  • WENH-TV (Channel 11; DURHAM, NH; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NEW HAMPSHIRE)
  • WPXT (Channel 51; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: HMW, INC.)
  • WPME (Channel 35; LEWISTON, ME; Owner: KB PRIME MEDIA LLC)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Sanford fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Sanford)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 46 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Sanford, ME)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 19 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 19 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 5 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 61 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Sanford)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 1 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Sanford)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 17 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 3 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED24$148,64114$117,17271$133,5309$74,3111$256,9009$103,2271$59,420
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$113,7504$98,6356$168,5981$11,4500$03$98,6000$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED6$128,0854$113,07833$162,8645$66,9661$168,9707$130,2501$39,970
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$239,0600$016$162,3910$00$01$125,5900$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$03$169,5200$00$00$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0302.01 , 0302.02, 0302.03

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 3 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED2$174,4802$207,680
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$01$118,640
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$93,1301$166,150
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0302.01 , 0302.02, 0302.03

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 110
  • Hazardous Condition: 184
  • Service Call: 24
  • Good Intent Call: 29

Incident types - Sanford

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Sanford, ME
Businesses in Sanford, ME
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven1Lowe's1
AT&T1Marshalls1
Advance Auto Parts1MasterBrand Cabinets5
Applebee's1McDonald's1
AutoZone1New Balance1
Burger King1Nissan1
CVS1Pizza Hut1
Circle K2RadioShack1
Dairy Queen1Shaw's1
Decora Cabinetry2Subway1
Domino's Pizza1Super 81
Dunkin Donuts4T-Mobile2
FedEx4Taco Bell1
GNC1U-Haul1
H&R Block1U.S. Cellular1
Jones New York1UPS2
KFC1Walmart1
La-Z-Boy1Wendy's1
Lane Furniture1YMCA1
Cost of Living Calculator
Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • George H. Reynolds (12)
  • James N. Knapp (5)
  • Larry A. Mccarthy (5)
  • Robert A. Thibeault (4)
  • Ronald W. Gingras (4)
  • James Philippe (3)
  • Kevin D. Broad (3)
  • Anne-Marie B. Thibodeau (2)
  • Scott A. Richer, Sr. (2)
  • Michael Thomas Pasierb (2)

Total of 53 patent applications in 2008-2015.

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