Sanford, FL Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 15,481 housing units in Sanford. This represents a 11.9% growth from 13,834 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 15,429 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and 52 were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Sanford is about 55.7%. Sanford's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 8.9%. Average household size is 2.55 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Sanford were built after 1977.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type2.30%
One Bedroom17.10%
Two Bedrooms32.30%
Three Bedrooms39.30%
Four Bedrooms7.80%
Five Bedrooms or more1.10%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.64
Median year structure was built1976
Median Value of occupied units$75,400
Median Price asked for vacant units$80,000

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.45
Median year structure was built1978
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$543

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0.30%
Second Mortgage8.80%
Home Equity Loan4.30%
Simple Mortgage63.30%
Debt Free23.30%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs20.4%