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People

Total Population 918
Male Share of the Population 49.3%
Female Share of the Population 50.7%
Senior Citizens 9.5%
Employed Population 16+ 413
Age of the Population 38

Families

% of people married 65.4%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 16.4%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $63,400
% Above Poverty Level 84.4%
% Below Poverty Level 15.6%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 20 minutes
% Working from Home 7.7%
% Walking and Biking to Work 1.7%
% Using Public Transportation 4.1%

Housing

People Living Alone 20.9%
Median Gross Rent $0
Median House Value $104,900

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 49.6%
US/American 0%
English 10.9%
Irish 6.1%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Sanford Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 98 miles SW of Pueblo, Colorado (center to center)
Nearest Large City 123 miles SW of Colorado Springs, Colorado
County Conejos
Standard Zip Codes 81151
Phone Area Codes 719
Time Zone Mountain (-7 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 37.258
Longitude -105.904

Sanford Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station MANASSA
Distance 6.5 miles
Jan Temp 2 to 35 F
Apr Temp 25 to 60 F
Jul Temp 47 to 81 F
Oct Temp 27 to 63 F
Annual Precip 8 inches
Station BLANCA
Distance 24.5 miles
Jan Temp 2 to 34 F
Apr Temp 26 to 57 F
Jul Temp 48 to 81 F
Oct Temp 26 to 62 F
Annual Precip 9.2 inches
Station SAN LUIS 2 SE
Distance 27.3 miles
Jan Temp 3 to 35 F
Apr Temp 25 to 56 F
Jul Temp 46 to 80 F
Oct Temp 28 to 60 F
Annual Precip 9.5 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Sanford, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Lasauses (81151)

San Acacio (81151)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Alamosa 9,592 $45,179
Antonito 757 $29,615
Blanca 478 $36,705
La Jara 713 $42,917
Manassa 1,060 $44,500
Romeo 337 $32,000

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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Sanford High Schools

SANFORD JUNIOR/SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL
1 WEST STREET
719-274-5167
Title I eligible, not participating.
Serves 187 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 15.3

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