For population 25 years and over in Sanford:
For population 15 years and over in Sanford town:
55 residents are foreign born (1.8% Europe, 0.4% North America).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Union, NY (27.9 miles , pop. 56,298).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Newark, NJ (114.8 miles , pop. 273,546).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (119.3 miles , pop. 1,332,650).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 42.08 N, Longitude: 75.48 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 607
Work and jobs in Sanford: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Sanford, New York
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Sanford-area historical tornado activity is above New York state average. It is 40% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 5/31/1998, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 24.6 miles away from the Sanford town center injured 12 people and caused $3 million in damages.
On 5/31/1998, a category F3 tornado 36.6 miles away from the town center injured 3 people and caused $800,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Sanford-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below New York state average. It is 98% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 6/17/1991 at 08:53:16, a magnitude 4.1 (4.0 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 55.9 miles away from the city center
On 7/24/2007 at 01:56:48, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 MD, 2.7 LG, Depth: 9.3 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 78.4 miles away from Sanford center
On 2/3/2001 at 20:15:15, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 LG) earthquake occurred 99.8 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Broome County (17) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 6
Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 8, Floods: 7, Heavy Rains: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Landslide: 1, Tornado: 1, Blizzard: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Power Outage: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Bert Lord - Politician.
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Sanford:
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Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
Sanford compared to New York state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Sanford (based on Broome County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 55.92%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 32
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 13
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 81
Number of full-service restaurants: 159
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
4.61% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($34,735 average adjusted gross income)
0.27% of residents moved from foreign countries ($617 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
5.00% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($36,915 average adjusted gross income)
0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($223 average AGI)
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 31See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Sanford, NY
Total length: 179 meters (587ft)
Total costs: $52,115,000
Total average daily traffic: 77,093
Total average daily truck traffic: 6,676
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Sanford)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)