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Stanford is a city in Lincoln County, in the Danville metro area.

It is the county seat.

The community was named for Stamford, England.

The latitude of Stanford is 37.531N. The longitude is -84.661W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 942 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 3,423.


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Median household income
Local
$25,087
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Stanford demographic reports
Stanford is on Saint Asaph Creek
Local festivals include:
  • Lincoln County Fair - July 2-7, 2007
Dates often change. Check Stanford web sites and events links in the sections below.
Nearby parks & recreation: Cedar Creek Lake
Historic sites and museums: William Whitley House, L&N Depot
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was below the national average. (See library links below.)

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6% of Stanford residents report German ancestry, and 14% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Stanford ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Stanford was $13,811, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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14% of Stanford residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Stanford, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $283.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $680.


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Libraries in Stanford include Harvey Helm Memorial Library ... View libraries

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Lincoln County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Stanford political report.

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The average commute time for Stanford workers is 19 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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