For population 25 years and over in Sanford:
For population 15 years and over in Sanford town:
2 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $375 (0.8%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Amarillo, TX (39.0 miles , pop. 173,627).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Oklahoma City, OK (225.3 miles , pop. 506,132).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (337.4 miles , pop. 1,188,580).
Nearest cities: Lake Meredith Estates, TX (2.2 miles ), Fritch, TX (2.4 miles ), Borger, TX (2.8 miles ), Stinnett, TX (3.1 miles ), Skellytown, TX (4.7 miles ), Morse, TX (5.0 miles) , Panhandle, TX (5.1 miles ), Dumas, TX (5.2 miles ).
Latitude: 35.70 N, Longitude: 101.53 W
Area code: 806
Population change in the 1990s: -9 (-4.2%).
Work and jobs in Sanford: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Sanford, Texas
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Sanford-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Texas state average. It is 142% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 6/27/1992, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 11.2 miles away from the Sanford town center injured 7 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.
On 3/18/1982, a category F4 tornado 24.6 miles away from the town center injured 12 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Sanford-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Texas state average. It is 64% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 2/15/1974 at 13:33:49, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 72.4 miles away from the city center
On 12/16/2000 at 22:08:54, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 25.8 miles away from Sanford center
On 8/17/2000 at 01:08:05, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 26.8 miles away from the city center
On 10/14/2008 at 03:07:28, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 46.1 miles away from the city center
On 2/18/2006 at 05:49:41, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 14.9 miles away from Sanford center
On 3/25/1996 at 06:43:46, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, 3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 60.4 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), moment magnitude (MW)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Hutchinson County (8) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 4
Causes of natural disasters: Fires: 3, Hurricanes: 3, Tornadoes: 2, Storms: 2, Flood: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hospitals/medical centers near Sanford:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Sanford:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 11.5%
(13.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 5.6% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
Percentage of family households:
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Sanford compared to Texas state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Sanford town (based on Hutchinson County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 84.60%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 4
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 16
Number of full-service restaurants: 11
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Sanford government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):
Sanford government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):
Sanford government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):
7.26% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($33,118 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
8.10% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($37,158 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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Sanford fatal accident list:
Oct 4, 1998 01:30 PM, Fm1319, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:1
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:2
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:5
FAA Registered Aircraft:1
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents: