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Stamford, CT: What you need to know

Nearly 45 percent of adult residents in Stamford have a bachelor’s degree or higher, and the city houses the headquarters of nine Fortune 1000 companies. Community officials are proud of their downtown district that features several restaurants, entertainment venues and housing choices, and Stamford has university campuses, a large arts community and a good parks system led by Jackie Robinson Park, named for the baseball legend who lived in the city.

Stamford, CT City Profile

Quick Facts

Population 126,592
Median Age 36
Median Household Income $79,359
Median Home Price $501,200
Walkscore 51

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Stamford, CT Demographics

Median Population in Stamford , CT

Median Age 35.9%
Age 18 Over 78%
Age 21 Over 74.8%
Age 62 Over 15.8%
Age 65 Over 12.8%

Race in Stamford , CT

  Ethnicity White 60.9%
  Ethnicity Black 14.6%
  Ethnicity Asian 8.8%
  Ethnicity Hispanic 25.9%
  Ethnicity Indian 0.1%
  Ethnicity Other 13.1%

Population By Gender in Stamford , CT

  Male 49.7%
  Female 50.3%

Language in Stamford , CT

  English Only 57.2%
  English Other 42.8%

Economics in Stamford , CT

  Median Household Income $79,359
  Median Home Price $501,200
  Homes Owned 44.2%
  Homes Rent 55.8%
  Median Property Rent $1,603

 
COMMUTE TIME: 26.6 MINUTES
in Stamford , CT

Commute Types in Stamford , CT

  Walked 4.4%
  Worked at Home 4.8%
  Public Transportation 14.1%
  Other Means 1.2%
  Drove Alone 66.5%
  Carpooled 9%

51/100
WALK SCORE
for Stamford , CT

 
Total Employed Armed Forces: 47
In Stamford , CT

 
3.8% CIVILIAN VETERANS
in Stamford , CT