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Demographics

POPULATION (2015 ACS US Census Dept)

City of Sanford

29,144

Town of Broadway

1,264

Lee County

59,660

North Carolina

10,146,788

CHARACTERISTICS

White (2015 ACS US Census Dept)

 74.9 %

Black (2015 ACS US Census Dept)

 20.2%

Hispanic Origin (2015 ACS US Census Dept)

( 19.4%)

Person per square mile population density in Lee County

 230.97

Person per square mile population density (2015 City of Sanford)

 1,034.25

Population projected for the year 2020

 65,601

GEOGRAPHY (Area in Square Miles)

Sanford         

28.15

ETJ Area

10.90

Broadway

1.85

Lee County

258.3

TAX (2016-2017 Rate per $100 of Assessed Value)

Sanford

$ 0.60

Broadway

$ 0.49

County

$ 0.79.5

(Sanford and Broadway residents pay both City and County taxes for real estate and personal property)

DEVELOPMENT

Value of Construction Authorized - 2012

Sanford

$ 29,714,550

Lee County

$ 13,890,403

Broadway

$  1,063,745

Residential Permits Issued – 2016

Sanford         

96

Lee County

82

Commercial Building Permit Value – 2012

Sanford

$ 21,920,710

Lee County

$ 5,234,695

HOUSING

Total Number of Housing Units as of 12-31-2016:  26,160

Single-Family Units                       

18,489

Apartment and Condominium Units

4,212

Single-wide Manufactured Homes           

3,459

Median Contract Rent (2015)     

$ 711

Median Home Sale Price (2015)

$ 136,900

ECONOMIC CHARACTERISTICS

Total Retail Sales:

Sanford (2012)                  

$706,438,000

Lee County (Including Municipalities) (2012)           

$ 832,196,000

Average Household Size

2.68

Per Capita Personal Income (2015)

$ 21,743

Median Household Income   (2015)

$ 45,608

Total Employer Establishments   (2015)

 1,290

Total Employment   (2015)

 23,332

Total Annual Payroll (2015)

 $ 859,591,000

 

 





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