Sanford Market Stats

Sanford is a charming town that's known for its outstanding school systems, lovely downtown district, and abundance of outdoor activities. Like many cities in the greater Raleigh area, Sanford is flourishing with opportunities as business is continuously expanding. If you're moving to North Carolina or considering relocating to a new city, Sanford is an excellent place to live. 

A Snapshot of the Area


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Top Schools

89ºF / 68ºF

Summer Climate

55ºF / 32ºF

Winter Climate

Selling Your Home?

Sanford has one of the hottest real estate markets in the Triangle, which means it's imperative to have the right group of agents on your side when you go to sell. When you work with Linda Craft Team Realtors, we'll make sure your home is priced accurately, marketed thoroughly, and staged for success. Feel free to browse a few of our resources, and give us a call when you'd like to get started!

Sanford at a Glance

Sanford is embellished with alluring parks, golf courses, country clubs, and exciting town attractions. Located about 20 minutes from Pittsboro and 40 minutes from Raleigh, Sanford boasts a superb location. 

Quick Facts

Population: 29,758
County: Lee
Median household income: $47,017
Median home value: $280,000

Travel & Commute

Raleigh: 42 min
Pittsboro: 22 min
Fuquay-Varina: 36 min
Major Roads: US-1 Expressway, I-40 and I-95

Explore the Area

Everything You'll Love in Sanford

Exquisite Art & Culture

Sanford boasts a fascinating art, culture, and history scene. Downtown you can find a number of art galleries, and the city is where Sanford Museum and Lake Mary Museum are located as well. 

Captivating Parks & Lakes

The town is enhanced by a series of beautiful parks, including Lake Trace, Buffalo Lakes, Old Gilliam Mill Park, and Lemon Springs Community Park. Sanford also features a number of playgrounds for children and families to enjoy. 

Remarkable Schools

Sanford is known for its wide selection of schools. The town is home to Coastal Carolina Community College, Bragg Street Academy, Tramway Elementary School, and J Glenn Edwards Elementary.  

Exciting Events

The energetic city is frequently hosting live events, performances, concerts, festivals, and more. Sanford's lively community shines during its community events, and provides residents with entertainment all throughout the year. 

Linda Craft Team Realtors: Your Sanford Experts

Thinking about making a move to the Sanford area? If so, Linda Craft Team Realtors is here to help. With over 350 years of combined industry experience and an in-depth knowledge of life in the Triangle, we have everything you need to find your real estate success. Whenever you're ready to get started, we're just a phone call away.

Selling a home in Sanford? We'd love to help you out with that, too!