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Living In Sanford, NC

Sanford is a small city in North Carolina with slightly more than 28,000 residents. The city's residents, at an average age of just over 37, are younger than most cities in North Carolina. Most Sanford residents own their homes, and 43% of residents rent. Renting remains an affordable option, though, as the city boasts a relatively low average rent of $718 per month. Over the course of a year, renters in Sanford will save around $2,600 compared to the state average.

Sanford has an average commute time of about 25 minutes. Many residents (42%) commute to work by car, while public transportation is not extensively used. Relatively few residents walk to work.

Among Sanford residents over the age of 25, 10% possess a Bachelor's degree and 4% have earned a Master's degree or Doctorate. There are three primary industries in Sanford: manufacturing, retail, and healthcare. Combined, these industries account for 23% of the workforce in the city. Meanwhile, looking at job function, many residents work in transportation, as 8% of the city's population reports this as their field of work, the highest number of any field. Sanford workers take home an average annual income of around $57K, about $11,000 less than their peers elsewhere in North Carolina. The city's average income also trails the national average of $73,345.

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The average rent of a one-bedroom apartment in Sanford is $730

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