Sanford, Maine

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Sanford is located in York County, ME. The population is , making Sanford the 3rd largest city in York County.

There are 7 public schools in Sanford with an average Homefacts rating of C-. The total crime rate for Sanford is low , and there are 41 registered sex offenders residing in the city. Unemployment in Sanford is low and the median home sales price is $0. Detailed and up-to-date Sanford property reports are available for any property address.

Cities near Sanford include South Sanford, Springvale and Alfred.

Sanford Neighborhood Report


School Rating is Below Average
  • No High School Diploma: 17.3%
  • High School Graduate or Higher: 67.6%
  • Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 15.2%

Crime Rate

14.41% Higher than national avg.
  • Auto theft: 61
  • Violent Crimes: 193
  • Robbery: 42
  • Burglary: 513
  • Property Crime: 2
  • Larceny Theft: 2

Registered Offenders

100.00% Lower than national avg.
  • 41 offenders in Sanford
  • 0.00 offenders/10,000 residents

Environmental Hazards

322 Found nearby
  • Brownfields: 25
  • Registered Polluters: 6
  • Superfunds: 0
  • Tanks & Spills: 291


Low %
  • Maine unemployment average: 3.0%
  • National unemployment average: 3.6%

Property Values

Median Property Value $0

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7 Public Schools view public schools

There are 7 K-12 public schools in Sanford, ME and 1 private school. Homefacts rates Sanford's schools as Below Average, with an overall C- rating.
1 Private School

St Thomas Consolidated School

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41 Registered Offenders search the registered offender database

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*100 is national avg. Greater than 100 means higher crime, lower means less crime.
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0 Former Drug Labs view all

  • Good news! No Drug lab found in Sanford, ME

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39 Building Permits View All

  • In 2014, the city of Sanford, ME issued 39 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. Of those 39 permits, 11 were issued for single family homes and 28 were issued for multi-family homes.
  • In 2013, the city of Sanford, ME issued 29 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. Of those 29 permits, 13 were issued for single family homes and 16 were issued for multi-family homes.
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Fair Market Rents

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  • Property Type Rent
  • Studio: $961
  • 1 Bedroom: $967
  • 2 Bedrooms: $1,216
  • 3 Bedrooms: $1,561
  • 4 Bedrooms: $1,790

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Environmental Hazards

322 Environmental Hazards

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Health Hazards

  • Air Quality HEALTHY (340/354)
    Sanford, ME has 96.05% good air quality.
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  • Radon ZONE 1 COUNTY
    Sanford, ME is a red zone.
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  • UV Index MODERATE 3.35 Average
    Sanford, ME is a moderate risk area for ultra-violet rays.
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Average Monthly Temperature

  • January 24.17°
  • February 27.55°
  • March 36.42°
  • April 47.62°
  • May 57.15°
  • June 65.03°
  • July 71.77°
  • August 69.48°
  • September 61.43°
  • October 50.65°
  • November 40.37°
  • December 29.27°

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Natural Disasters

Probability of Natural Disasters for Sanford, ME

Sanford, ME has a low risk of earthquakes.
Sanford, ME has a moderate risk of hurricanes.
Sanford, ME has a moderate risk of hail storms.
Sanford, ME has a low risk of tornadoes.

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Median Household Income

Median Household Income in Sanford, ME: $36,046


Unemployment in Sanford is %. It is lower than the state and national averages, 3.0% and 3.6% respectively

Workforce Breakdown

Blue Collar - 58.60%
White Collar - 41.40%


State Representatives

  • Gov. Paul LePage
  • Sen. Susan M. Collins
  • Sen. Angus S. King Jr.

City Representatives

  • Chellie Pingree

Neighborhood Info

1 Airport view all

Nearest Major Airports

9 FCC Towers view all

0 Hospitals view all

  • No hospitals found in Sanford, ME

1 Library view all

1 Police Station view all

2 Retirement Homes view all

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