Sanford is located close to the center of Florida. Sanford is part of Seminole County. Sanford has 22.96 square miles of land area and 3.54 square miles of water area. As of 2010-2014, the total Sanford population is 55,296, which has grown 44.41% since 2000. The population growth rate is much higher than the state average rate of 21.14% and is much higher than the national average rate of 11.61%. Sanford median household income is $39,776 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 27.64% since 2000. The income growth rate is higher than the state average rate of 21.62% and is about the same as the national average rate of 27.36%. Sanford median house value is $104,400 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 38.46% since 2000. The house value growth rate is lower than the state average rate of 48.06% 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 Sanford is much better than the state average in quality. The Sanford area codes are 321, 407.