Most Expensive Stamford Neighborhoods
|3||High Ridge / North Stamford|
|6||Turn of River / Newfield|
|7||Newfield Ave / Vine Rd|
|8||High Ridge Rd / Nichols Ave|
|9||Bedford St / 4th St|
Real estate in popular 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 126,456 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 85.20% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Stamford is a city of service providers, sales and office workers and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Stamford who work in management occupations (11.17%), office and administrative support (10.97%) and sales jobs (10.52%).
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 noticeable about Stamford, although not a huge city, is that it has a large population of people who are young, single, educated, and upwardly-mobile career starters. That’s because Stamford is full of single people in their 20s and 30s and who have undergraduate or graduate degrees and are starting careers in professional occupations. This makes Stamford a pretty good place for young, educated career starters looking to find many people like themselves, with good opportunities for friendships, socializing, romance, and fun.
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.
Like elsewhere in America, most people in Stamford use a private automobile to get to work. But notably, a substantial number of Stamford‘s citizens do make use of public transit in their daily commute, primarily riding the train. This helps more people get to work with less air pollution, and require fewer highways to get them there.
The education level of Stamford ranks among the highest in the nation. Of the 25-and-older adult population in Stamford, 43.56% 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 $43,408, which is upper middle income relative to Connecticut, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $173,632 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 23.80% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Stamford include Italian, Irish, Haitian, Polish, German and English.
Foreign born people are also an important part of Stamford's cultural character, accounting for 36.27% 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||47,357|
|STAMFORD HOME OWNERSHIP|
|% OWNER OCCUPIED||56.49%|
|% RENTER OCCUPIED||43.51%|
|TYPE OF STAMFORD HOMES|
|SINGLE FAMILY DETACHED||38.68%|
|ROWHOUSES AND ATTACHED HOMES||5.92%|
|SMALL APARTMENT BUILDINGS||19.60%|
|COMPLEXES OR HIGH RISE APARTMENTS||35.74%|
|SIZE OF STAMFORD HOMES|
|5 OR MORE BEDROOMS||5.38%|
|AGE OF STAMFORD HOMES|
|NEWER HOMES (2000 OR LATER)||7.88%|
|ESTABLISHED, BUT NOT OLD HOMES (1970-1999)||37.64%|
|WELL-ESTABLISHED, OLD HOMES (1940-1969)||38.31%|
|HISTORIC (1939 OR BEFORE)||16.18%|
|STAMFORD REAL ESTATE INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|MEDIAN HOME VALUE||$504,989|
|MEDIAN RENTAL PRICE||$1,420|
|HOME VALUE RANGE|
|$0 - $47,000||0.60%|
|$47,001 - $94,000||0.67%|
|$94,001 - $188,000||3.47%|
|$188,001 - $282,000||10.88%|
|$282,001 - $376,000||15.84%|
|$376,001 - $470,000||13.79%|
|$470,001 - $705,000||31.98%|
|$705,001 - $940,000||14.09%|
|PEOPLE OF STAMFORD||DETAILS|
|UNDER 5 YEARS||6.77%|
|5 TO 17||14.80%|
|18 TO 24||7.79%|
|25 TO 34||17.40%|
|35 TO 54||29.31%|
|55 TO 64||10.81%|
|65 YEARS AND OVER||13.12%|
|EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS|
|HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES||86.24%|
|MEDIAN HOUSEHOLD INCOME||$76,797|
|PER CAPITA INCOME||$43,408|
|INDIVIDUALS BELOW POVERTY LEVEL||10.83%|
|INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN||Healthcare (11.97%)
Professional, scientific, and technical services (11.32%)
Information Technology (2.30%)
Real estate (2.25%)
Public Service (2.17%)
|BLACK OR AFRICAN AMERICAN||13.91%|
|AMERICAN INDIAN AND ALASKA NATIVE||0.32%|
|NATIVE HAWAIIAN AND OTHER PACIFIC ISLANDERS||0.07%|
|SOME OTHER RACE ALONE||9.70%|
|TWO OR MORE RACES||3.15%|
|HISPANIC OR LATINO (OF ANY RACE)||23.80%|
|ETHNICITIES PRESENT||Italian (12.56%)
|LANGUAGES SPOKEN||English (54.32%)
French Creole (3.53%)
Other Asian languages (1.63%)
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