Stamford is a very small village located in the state of New York. With a population of 1,071 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Stamford is the 709th largest community in New York. Much of the housing stock in Stamford was built prior to World War II, making it one of the older and more historic villages in the country.
Unlike some villages where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Stamford is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Stamford is a village of service providers, professionals, and production and manufacturing workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Stamford who work in food service (10.87%), teaching (10.66%), and management occupations (8.53%).
The overall education level of Stamford is somewhat higher than in the average US city of 21.84%: 26.70% of adults 25 and older in the village have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Stamford in 2010 was $21,314, which is low income relative to New York, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $85,256 for a family of four. However, Stamford contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
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 Asian. Important ancestries of people in Stamford include Irish, Italian, English, and Dutch.
The most common language spoken in Stamford is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and German.