Sanborn is located in northwest Iowa. Sanborn is between the Obrien, Buena Vista, Osceola county. Sanborn has 1.90 square miles of land area and has no water area. As of 2010-2014, the total Sanborn population is 1,216, which has shrunk 10.13% since 2000. The population growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 5.19% and is much lower than the national average rate of 11.61%. Sanborn median household income is $45,583 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 33.09% since 2000. The income growth rate is about the same as the state average rate of 33.56% and is higher than the national average rate of 27.36%. Sanborn median house value is $87,100 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 41.17% since 2000. The house value growth rate is lower than the state average rate of 53.09% and is lower than the national average rate of 46.91%. As a reference, the national Consumer Price Index (CPI) inflation rate for the same period is 26.63%. On average, the public school district that covers Sanborn is much better than the state average in quality. The Sanborn area code is 712.