Real Estate Market Update for Sanford, NC
Welcome to March's Market Update. Lets take a look at residential real-estate activity in your area during the month of February. The number of active listings was down 18% from one year earlier, and down 9% from the previous month. This smaller inventory means that buyers who waited to buy may have had a smaller selection to choose from. As you can see, the median listing price for the month was just under 230-thousand dollars. Compared to last year, the average number of days units spent on the market before being sold was down 8%. This lower number of days may signal a positive trend in the local inventory-turnover rate. The median sale price was just under 180-thousand dollars. The number of units sold was consistent year-over-year, and increased 10% month-over-month. These latest figures could indicate that more buyers have been finding what they're looking for. Thanks for watching. We hope you use this information to make smart, informed decisions in your upcoming real-estate transactions. Feel free to contact us for more information or further assistance.
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Map Information for Sanford, NC

Area Information for Sanford, NC
  • Population: 30,533
  • Median Age: 37.17 yr
  • Median Commute Time: 22 mins
  • Educational Climate*: 3
  • Sales Tax: 0%
  • Population Density: 970/sq mi
  • Population Change Since 2000: 24.69%
  • Closest Airport: Raleigh-durham International
  • Closest College: Campbell University-fort Bragg Campus
  • Closest Jr. College: Central Carolina Community College
  • Median Household Income: $48,202
  • Annual Residential Turnover: 0%
  • Median Home Sales Price: $202,000
  • Closest Major Sports Team: Carolina Hurricanes
  • Change Avg. Household Income Since 2000: 40.34%
* Scale from 1-5  ** Index where 100 is the national average
Demographic Data for Sanford, NC
Median Age: 37.17 Married: 33% Number of Households: 11,414 Households with Children: 3,403
    • Occupancy Types
      • 3599 Vacant
      • 8822 Owned
      • 12512 Rented
    • Transportation to Work
      • 43% Drive
      • 47% Public Transportation
      • 8% Walk / Bike / Other
      • 8% Work at Home
    National Index Comparisons:
    (100 National Average)
      • Population By Sex(%)
        • 50% Male
        • 50% Female
      • White/Blue Collar Jobs
        • 50% White Collar
        • 50% Blue Collar
      School Data for Sanford, NC

      School Name Distance Type Grades School Rating
      Benjamin T Bullock Elementary School 1.1 mi Public K-5 3
      Warren Williams Elementary School 1.5 mi Public PRESCHOOL-5 0
      Wb Wicker Elementary 2.6 mi Public K-5 0
      West Lee Middle School 2.7 mi Public 6-8 1
      J R Ingram Jr Elementary School 2.7 mi Public K-5 2
      Bragg Street Academy 3.0 mi Public 6-12 0
      Lee Christian School 3.2 mi Private PRESCHOOL-12 0
      Floyd L Knight Children Center 3.6 mi Public PRESCHOOL-12 0
      Lee Early College 4.2 mi Public 9-UNGRADE 5
      Lee County High School 4.3 mi Public 9-12 1
      Mina Charter School Of Lee County 4.8 mi Public K-6 1
      Southern Lee High School 4.9 mi Public 9-12 2
      Sanlee Middle School 4.9 mi Public 6-8 2
      Tramway Elementary School 5.1 mi Public K-5 3
      J Glenn Edwards Elementary School 5.3 mi Public K-5 2
      Grace Christian School 5.6 mi Private K-12 0
      East Lee Middle School 5.9 mi Public 6-8 1
      Ascend Leadership Academy: Lee County 6.6 mi Public 6-11 3
      Deep River Elementary School 6.8 mi Public K-5 2
      Calvary Education Center 7.4 mi Private K-12 0
      Greenwood Elementary School 8.2 mi Public K-5 2
      Benhaven Elementary 11.9 mi Public PRESCHOOL-5 3
      Highland Elementary 16.5 mi Public K-5 3
      Highland Middle School 16.8 mi Public 6-8 2
      Proximity to listed schools and their school district(s) does not guarantee enrollment eligibility. Please contact a local real estate professional or the local school district(s) for the most current information relating to schools in the area.
      Local Weather for Sanford, NC
        Data powered by Attom Data Solutions. Copyright© 2022. Information deemed reliable but not guaranteed. * Based on a 30-year fixed rate of 4.75% with 20% down. The estimated payment is offered for convenience and is not an offer of credit. Due to market fluctuations, interest rates are subject to change at any time and without notice. Interest rates are also subject to credit and property approval based on secondary market guidelines. The rates shown are based on average rates for our best qualified customers. Your individual rate may vary. Rates may differ for FHA, VA or jumbo loans.