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.
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- Our second-annual ranking of the best small to mid-sized cities in the U.S.