Most Expensive Stamford Neighborhoods
Stamford is a larger medium-sized coastal city (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of Connecticut. With a population of 128,278 people and 25 constituent neighborhoods, Stamford is the fourth largest community in Connecticut.
Stamford home prices are not only among the most expensive in Connecticut, but Stamford real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Stamford is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 85.43% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Stamford is a city of sales and office workers, service providers and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Stamford who work in office and administrative support (11.54%), sales jobs (10.77%) and management occupations (10.58%).
Also of interest is that Stamford has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
One thing that you will notice about Stamford is that there is a good-sized population of people who are young, single, educated, and upwardly-mobile career starters. Many singles consider Stamford a good place to live without being in a really big city, with opportunities for friendships and fun with others like themselves.
Stamford is also nautical, which means that parts of it are somewhat historic and touch the ocean or tidal bodies of water, such as inlets and bays. Quite often, nautical areas such as these attract visitors and locals who come to enjoy the scenery and various waterfront activities.
For the size of the city, public transportation in Stamford is quite heavily used. Mostly, people who use it for their daily commute are taking the train. For Stamford, the benefits are reduced air pollution and congestion on the highways.
The education level of Stamford ranks among the highest in the nation. Of the 25-and-older adult population in Stamford, 45.80% have at least a bachelor's degree. The typical US community has just 21.84% of its adults holding a bachelor's degree or graduate degree.
The per capita income in Stamford in 2010 was $46,074, which is upper middle income relative to Connecticut, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $184,296 for a family of four. However, Stamford contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Stamford is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Stamford home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Stamford residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Stamford also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 27.00% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Stamford include Italian, Irish, Polish, German, English and Haitian.
Foreign born people are also an important part of Stamford's cultural character, accounting for 34.39% of the city’s population.
The languages spoken by people in Stamford are also diverse. These are tabulated as the languages people preferentially speak when they are at home with their families. The most common language spoken in Stamford is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish, French Creole and Polish.
|NUMBER OF HOMES AND APARTMENTS||46,418|
|STAMFORD HOME OWNERSHIP|
|% OWNER OCCUPIED||54.22%|
|% RENTER OCCUPIED||45.78%|
|TYPE OF STAMFORD HOMES|
|SINGLE FAMILY DETACHED||39.10%|
|ROWHOUSES AND ATTACHED HOMES||6.09%|
|SMALL APARTMENT BUILDINGS||18.56%|
|COMPLEXES OR HIGH RISE APARTMENTS||36.22%|
|SIZE OF STAMFORD HOMES|
|5 OR MORE BEDROOMS||5.28%|
|AGE OF STAMFORD HOMES|
|NEWER HOMES (2000 OR LATER)||9.97%|
|ESTABLISHED, BUT NOT OLD HOMES (1970-1999)||35.94%|
|WELL-ESTABLISHED, OLD HOMES (1940-1969)||38.52%|
|HISTORIC (1939 OR BEFORE)||15.57%|
|STAMFORD REAL ESTATE INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|MEDIAN HOME VALUE||$498,482|
|MEDIAN RENTAL PRICE||$2,524|
|HOME VALUE RANGE|
|$0 - $48,000||1.11%|
|$48,001 - $97,000||0.70%|
|$97,001 - $193,000||5.06%|
|$193,001 - $290,000||11.52%|
|$290,001 - $387,000||16.00%|
|$387,001 - $484,000||14.87%|
|$484,001 - $725,000||30.64%|
|$725,001 - $967,000||11.96%|
|PEOPLE OF STAMFORD||DETAILS|
|UNDER 5 YEARS||6.84%|
|5 TO 17||14.96%|
|18 TO 24||8.49%|
|25 TO 34||17.82%|
|35 TO 54||28.59%|
|55 TO 64||10.72%|
|65 YEARS AND OVER||12.58%|
|EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS|
|HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES||87.03%|
|MEDIAN HOUSEHOLD INCOME||$77,221|
|PER CAPITA INCOME||$46,074|
|INDIVIDUALS BELOW POVERTY LEVEL||9.88%|
|INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN||Healthcare (12.74%)
Professional, scientific, and technical services (11.70%)
Information Technology (2.85%)
Real estate (2.59%)
Public Service (2.00%)
|BLACK OR AFRICAN AMERICAN||13.62%|
|AMERICAN INDIAN AND ALASKA NATIVE||0.16%|
|NATIVE HAWAIIAN AND OTHER PACIFIC ISLANDERS||0.02%|
|SOME OTHER RACE ALONE||15.15%|
|TWO OR MORE RACES||2.50%|
|HISPANIC OR LATINO (OF ANY RACE)||27.00%|
|ETHNICITIES PRESENT||Italian (14.09%)
|LANGUAGES SPOKEN||English (55.92%)
French Creole (2.95%)
Other Asian languages (1.22%)
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