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Best Places To Live In Sanford, FL

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  • Sanford, FL
  • Your matching location
  • Population: 57,039
  • After moving to Sanford, FL about 10 years ago, I wasn't sure how it would accommodate my busy lifestyle. Sanford is a port city, and I happened to find a home that is right along the shore, so I hear a…[read more]
Nearby Areas With A High Livability Score92
  • Lake Dot, Orlando, FL
  • Neighborhood: 17.9mi / 28.7km away
  • Population: 844
92
  • Audubon Park, Orlando, FL
  • Neighborhood: 16.1mi / 26.0km away
  • Population: 1,693
90
  • North DeLand, FL
  • City: 17.9mi / 28.9km away
  • Population: 1,409
89
  • Westfield, Orlando, FL
  • Neighborhood: 18.9mi / 30.3km away
  • Population: 70
89
  • Bryn Mawr, Orlando, FL
  • Neighborhood: 19.4mi / 31.2km away
  • Population: 3,605
88
  • Wedgewood Groves, Orlando, FL
  • Neighborhood: 19.3mi / 31.0km away
  • Population: 1,274
88
  • Winter Springs, FL
  • City: 6.6mi / 10.6km away
  • Population: 34,439
  • Overall I love living in Winter Springs, it’s far enough aware from the city, but retains a nice country side vibe. Long winding roads are great to drive on just to clear my mind, but during the day,…[read more]
88
  • Delancy Park, Orlando, FL
  • Neighborhood: 19.0mi / 30.6km away
  • Population: 1,007
88
  • Callahan, Orlando, FL
  • Neighborhood: 18.2mi / 29.3km away
  • Population: 2,390
88
  • Rio Pinar, FL
  • City: 18.6mi / 29.9km away
  • Population: 5,069
88
  • Lake Terrace, Orlando, FL
  • Neighborhood: 19.0mi / 30.5km away
  • Population: 943
88
  • Oviedo, FL
  • City: 10.3mi / 16.6km away
  • Population: 37,545
  • We have lived here over two years. Overall, we like it, very kid friendly. We live in an older development in town (1990's) if you call that old. Nice neighborhood, people in town (both long time…[read more]
87
  • Dover Estates, Orlando, FL
  • Neighborhood: 18.8mi / 30.2km away
  • Population: 1,673
86
  • Maitland, FL
  • City: 13.0mi / 20.9km away
  • Population: 16,911
  • I work at Disney and desperately wanted to live in a suburb close to Orlando so that I could have an easy commute, I am so glad that I chose to move here to Maitland, Florida. Maitland is a suburb of…[read more]
86
  • Wekiwa Springs, FL
  • City: 11.0mi / 17.6km away
  • Population: 23,959
  • Living in Wekiwa Springs, Florida is equivalent to being on vacation every day! Located not too far from Universal Studios and Disney World, it is truly one of the happiest places on Earth. Wekiwa…[read more]
86
  • Wadeview Park, Orlando, FL
  • Neighborhood: 19.6mi / 31.5km away
  • Population: 2,712
85
  • Sorrento, FL
  • City: 17.5mi / 28.1km away
  • Population: 665
85
  • Lake Eola Heights, Orlando, FL
  • Neighborhood: 17.6mi / 28.2km away
  • Population: 2,186
85
  • Forest City, FL
  • City: 13.5mi / 21.8km away
  • Population: 15,123
  • I have lived in Forest City for the vast majority of my life and I can't picture calling any where else home. The weather here is wonderful 95% of the time, people in this community are awesome, and…[read more]
85
  • Lake Como, Orlando, FL
  • Neighborhood: 18.4mi / 29.6km away
  • Population: 2,255
85
  • Lake Mary, FL
  • City: 4.1mi / 6.6km away
  • Population: 15,478
  • Lake Mary, Florida is the community that I currently call home. It is a suburb of Orlando, Florida. I will have to say that I love living in Lake Mary, Florida. This area is the best of both worlds.…[read more]
84
  • Altamonte Springs, FL
  • City: 11.4mi / 18.4km away
  • Population: 42,557
  • I love living in Altamonte Springs, Florida. This place has been home to me for more than 40 years. We are so close to the Orlando area that I can visit the major theme parks anytime I want. We are a bit…[read more]
84
  • Casselberry, FL
  • City: 9.3mi / 15.0km away
  • Population: 26,649
  • As much as I love living near the Magic Kingdom here in Florida, I absolutely love hiding away in Casselberry. This little city is just north of Orlando and allows me to access the city life and all the…[read more]
83
  • Longwood, FL
  • City: 7.5mi / 12.1km away
  • Population: 14,117
  • I have called Longwood home my whole life. I was born and raised in Longwood and cannot imagine being raised anywhere else! Living in Longwood definitely has its perks because it is only 40 minutes…[read more]
83
  • Winter Garden, FL
  • City: 25.9mi / 41.7km away
  • Population: 39,219
  • If you like farmer’s markets, you will love living in Winter Garden. The famous Saturday market is housed in the Downtown Pavilion and has a Splash Park for kids. Situated at the edge of Lake Apopka,…[read more]
82
  • Lake Helen, FL
  • City: 13.6mi / 21.9km away
  • Population: 2,678
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  • Lancaster Park, Orlando, FL
  • Neighborhood: 19.1mi / 30.8km away
  • Population: 339
81
  • Baldwin Park, Orlando, FL
  • Neighborhood: 15.5mi / 25.0km away
  • Population: 7,578
81
  • Geneva, FL
  • City: 11.3mi / 18.1km away
  • Population: 2,617
81
  • Fern Park, FL
  • City: 10.6mi / 17.1km away
  • Population: 7,924
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  • Central Business District, Orlando, FL
  • Neighborhood: 17.7mi / 28.5km away
  • Population: 3,942
81
  • Heathrow, FL
  • City: 5.8mi / 9.4km away
  • Population: 6,157
81
  • Bel Air, Orlando, FL
  • Neighborhood: 18.8mi / 30.3km away
  • Population: 635
81
  • Ocoee, FL
  • City: 21.4mi / 34.4km away
  • Population: 41,393
  • Florida has always been a state that I love to live in and to visit periodically to get a great feeling. The city has so much style and culture. No matter where you are in Florida the beach is always…[read more]
80
  • Ventura, Orlando, FL
  • Neighborhood: 19.4mi / 31.2km away
  • Population: 4,373
80
  • Lake Copeland, Orlando, FL
  • Neighborhood: 19.1mi / 30.8km away
  • Population: 570
80
  • Lake Davis-Greenwood, Orlando, FL
  • Neighborhood: 18.5mi / 29.7km away
  • Population: 1,260
80
  • New Smyrna Beach, FL
  • City: 25.5mi / 41.1km away
  • Population: 24,574
  • The reason I love living in New Smyrna Beach, Florida is because we can literally see and feel every rocket that blasts off from neighboring Cape Canaveral Space Station. When the Space Shuttle was still…[read more]
80
  • West DeLand, FL
  • City: 16.1mi / 25.9km away
  • Population: 3,926
80
  • Chuluota, FL
  • City: 14.8mi / 23.8km away
  • Population: 2,392
80
  • Dover Manor, Orlando, FL
  • Neighborhood: 18.3mi / 29.4km away
  • Population: 1,046
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  • Winter Park, FL
  • City: 14.0mi / 22.5km away
  • Population: 29,543
  • Living in Winter Park is a relaxing and fun experience. The brick streets are lined with shade trees and many travel via bicycle, especially on Sundays. Pedestrian traffic is heavy on sunny days and…[read more]
79
  • Haralson Estates, Orlando, FL
  • Neighborhood: 18.8mi / 30.2km away
  • Population: 98
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  • Windermere, FL
  • City: 25.4mi / 40.8km away
  • Population: 3,175
  • so you know ~ planes fly over day and night ~ hv lived here all my life & just want to warn bf u…[read more]
79
  • Orange City, FL
  • City: 10.2mi / 16.5km away
  • Population: 11,127
  • It's beautiful here in Orange City, where you can visit and view the many orange groves planted throughout the city! We have several different parks to visit, trails for walking and hiking, and other fun…[read more]
79
  • DeBary, FL
  • City: 7.0mi / 11.3km away
  • Population: 19,761
  • The best thing about living in DeBary, Florida is that most tourists have no idea where this city is. That's fine by me because DeBary is nestled right in the middle of Orlando and Daytona, right off of…[read more]
79
  • Rose Isle, Orlando, FL
  • Neighborhood: 15.7mi / 25.3km away
  • Population: 313
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  • Apopka, FL
  • City: 16.7mi / 26.9km away
  • Population: 47,023
  • I live in Apopka, FL and I relocated there from Kansas for work and its been a very adventurous place. I love outdoor activities and sun so these was pretty much the perfect place. Apopka isn't one of…[read more]
78
  • Alafaya, FL
  • City: 16.0mi / 25.8km away
  • Population: 86,868
  • Alafaya, FL is known as one of the most in demand retirement spots in the United States. I stayed in this area with my grandparents every summer for fifteen years before they moved out of their…[read more]
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  • Lake Underhill, Orlando, FL
  • Neighborhood: 18.0mi / 29.0km away
  • Population: 1,630

Listed above are the best places to live in Sanford, FL for 2021. The list of best places is compiled using the AreaVibes Livability Score which is calculated from a score out of 100 and based on various categories. These categories include: amenities, cost of living, crime rates, education, employment, housing and weather. Displayed first is the matching location - Sanford, FL, followed by the best places to live near Sanford, FL, sorted by Livability Score.

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