MS

National Population : 333,590,059
Mississippi State Population : 3,106,550

About Sanford, MS

Sanford, MS is located in Covington County in the state of Mississippi.

The total City Population for Sanford is about 314 with about people per square mile, and the larger Metro Area Population is about 5,796.

The Average Home Value is $114,300.00, which is roughly 20% higher than the Average Home Value of $91,745.00 for the state of Mississippi, and roughly 39% lower than the National Average of $188,692.00.

The Median Income Per Household is about $40,993.00, which is roughly 4% higher than the Average Median Income Per Household of $39,280.00 for the state of Mississippi, and roughly 29% lower than the National Average of $57,518.00.

Employment

The Unemployment Rate for Sanford is about .

Mississippi is ranked #50 out of 52 for Best and Worst States to Work in America, with an overall score of 8.08 out of 100.

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Voting

Covington County voted Republican in the 2020 Presidential Election with a very significant difference of 41.64% between the winner and runner up.

Voting Results by Party

Republican: 62.54%
Democratic: 36.5%
Other: 0.58%
Libertarian: 0.35%
Green: 0.03%


Nearby Locations

Collins, MS (9.24 mi.)
Moselle, MS (9.98 mi.)
Bassfield, MS (12.02 mi.)
Sumrall, MS (13.19 mi.)
Ellisville, MS (16.96 mi.)
Mount Olive, MS (17.28 mi.)
Hattiesburg, MS (17.39 mi.)
Carson, MS (17.44 mi.)
Soso, MS (18.70 mi.)

Additional Location Details

Zip Code(s) : 39479
Latitude : 31.538185
Longitude : -89.475246
TimeZone : Central (GMT -06:00)
Daylight Saving : Yes
Region : South
Average Elevation : 268 ft.
Area Code(s) : 601

Demographic Details

Average # of People Per Household : 2.59
Male Population Estimate : 50.21%
Female Population Estimate : 49.79%
Median Age : 37.9
Male Median Age : 37.1
Female Median Age : 38.6

White Population Estimate : 93.06%
Black Population Estimate : 6.44%
Hispanic Population Estimate : 1.74%
Asian Population Estimate : 0.29%
Hawaiian Population Estimate : 0.05%
Indian Population Estimate : 0.40%
Other Population Estimate : 0.81%

Crime Details

NOTE: Crime is available at the County level so this doesn't necessarily represent the city of Sanford specifically.
Average # of Homicides for Covington County: About 14 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)

Average # of Violent Crimes for Covington County: Data Not Available
Covington County is about 72% higher than the national average of about 4 homicides per 100,000 people.