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Sanford, Colorado - Basic Facts

The Town of Sanford had a population of 868 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Sanford is located at latitude 37.2574 and longitude -105.9007 in Conejos County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Sanford (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.47 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Conejos County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 7,602 feet.

The Town of Sanford (GNIS ID: 2413256) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Colorado is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Town of Sanford is located within La Jara Division of Conejos County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Sanford population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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Sanford, CO Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 868
Population in Households 868
Population in Familes 783
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 593
Diversity Index2 57


Total Households 300
Average Household Size 2.89
Family Households 233
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 350 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 226 (64.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 75 (21.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 50 (14.3%)
Median Home Value $118,750
Average Home Value $141,222


Median Household Income $38,668
Average Household Income $50,512
Per Capita Income $17,431
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.2% -0.19%
Households -0.26% -0.13%
Families -0.34% -0.17%
Median Household Income   2.38%
Per Capita Income   1.52%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Sanford, CO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Sanford to the other 458 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Colorado by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 227 51st
Population Density1 # 260 43rd
Diversity Index2 # 124 73rd
Median Household Income # 372 19th
Per Capita Income # 436 5th

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