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. Stamford has a large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic villages in the country.
Stamford is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Stamford is a village of service providers, professionals, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Stamford who work in food service (9.87%), healthcare suport services (9.87%), and office and administrative support (8.38%).
The percentage of people in Stamford who are college-educated is somewhat higher than the average US community of 21.84%: 25.59% of adults in Stamford have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Stamford in 2010 was $20,901, 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 $83,604 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 Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Stamford include German, Italian, English, and Dutch.
The most common language spoken in Stamford is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Slavic languages.