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Census Data for Sanford

Population ...

The most recent Census Estimate<1> was for 2019 and it gave Sanford a population of 159 people.

The last Decennial Census<2> was in 2010, which gave Sanford a population of 165 people.

The community of Sanford is located in Stewart County. The 2010 Census gave Stewart County; a population of 6,058 people. This means that Sanford had 2.72% of the county's total population.

At the same time, Georgia had a population of 9,687,653 people.

Stewart County ...

Sanford is located in Stewart County<3>.

The county had a population of 6,058 people at the 2010 Census. With it's population of 165 people, Sanford represented 2.72% of the county's total.

For more information, please visit our Census Page for Stewart County.

Miscellaneous Information for Sanford ...

The Federal government has assigned various identifying codes to each community, county and state. At one time or another, the US Census Bureau has used one (or more) of the following identifiers when referring to either Stewart County or the community of Sanford:

  • The GNIS Codes ...
    • The current system of identification is called the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS). The following GNIS codes relate to Sanford:
    • GNIS ID for Sanford: 332976
    • GNIS ID for Stewart County: 347360
    • GNIS ID for State of Georgia: 1705317
  • The FIPS Codes ...
    • An earlier (and largely obsolete) identification method was called the Federal Information Processing Standard (FIPS):
    • State Code: 13 (Georgia)
    • County Code: 259 (Stewart County)
    • Place Code: 68572 (Sanford)
    • State & County Code: 13/259 (Georgia / Stewart County)
    • State & Place Code: 13/68572 (Georgia / Sanford)
  • Misc. Census Codes ...
    • Sanford is located in Census Region #3 (the South Region) and Division #5 (the South Atlantic Division).

For more information about the various Federal identification codes, please visit our Misc Page for Sanford.

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The official website for State of Georgia:

The official website of the U.S. Board on Geographic Names (BGN)

The official website of the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS)

Footnotes ...

<1>Every year, the US Census Bureau creates a population estimate for the preceeding year. Keep in mind that this value is an estimate and not an actual count. The most recent Census estimate is for the year 2019.
<2>Every 10 years (eg- 1990, 2000, 2010), the US Census Bureau conducts a Constitutionally-mandated count (or enumeration) of people living within the United States. This count is called a Decennial Census. The last Decennial Census was the 2010 Census, with the next one planned for 2020.
<3>If you're interested in how the shape of Georgia's counties, including Stewart, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.


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