STAMFORD

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Welcome to Stamford

A sophisticated waterfront city overlooking Long Island Sound.
 
Welcome to Stamford, Connecticut, a city of vibrant amenities and bustling businesses where the past, present, and future meet. Located in Fairfield County in Southern Connecticut, Stamford is just a short drive from bustling New York City and the beautiful beaches of Rhode Island. Stamford has something for everyone, from its Colonial past to its modern-day art.
 
Founded in 1641, Stamford was a rural agricultural community with a bustling maritime trade. Over the years, Stamford has developed into a modern city with a strong economy and ample job growth and development opportunities.
 
In the present day, Stamford is well-known for its many luxury neighborhoods and its contemporary architecture. The city boasts a wide range of high-end housing options, from condominiums in the downtown area to large, sprawling single-family homes in the suburbs. Many of the city’s affluent homes feature modern designs and world-class amenities, making them highly desirable.
 
The proximity to New York City makes Stamford an ideal place to live for both business and leisure. Residents of Stamford can take advantage of the city's excellent transportation system, which includes frequent trains and buses to Manhattan and numerous airports within a short distance.
 

What to Love

  • A waterfront city overlooking Long Island Sound
  • Proximity to New York City
  • Countless local amenities and diverse cuisine
  • Big-city amenities meets country serenity.

Local Lifestyle

The city of Stamford offers plenty of opportunities for outdoor recreation. Outside the town are two state parks, Cummings and Mianus, several public golf courses, and miles of hiking trails. The beaches of Long Island Sound are just a short drive away and are perfect for a day of sun and sand.
 
Finally, Stamford is known for its business community. Home to many Fortune 500 companies, the city is a thriving corporate and financial activity center. In recent years, Stamford has become an increasingly popular destination for technology startups, with several technology incubators and accelerators in the city.
 
The city is also a cultural hub, with various art galleries, museums, and performing arts centers. Stamford is a great place to call home, with its vibrant history, contemporary architecture, and endless recreational opportunities. Stamford has something for everyone, from its beautiful homes and arts to its booming business scene.
 

Dining, Entertainment, & Shopping

Take someone special out for waterfront views and local seafood at Prime Stamford, the local seaside restaurant many Stamford residents favor. You may prefer seasonal menus at Olio, a local gem and eclectic American eatery.
 
Shopping is also abundant in Stamford, with numerous luxury boutiques and designer outlets throughout the city. Safavieh Home Furnishings and Richards are upscale hotspots for clothing and home decor.
 

Things to Do

The Stamford Center for the Arts is a famous 1927 theater for Broadway musicals, concerts, and theatrical performances. You will find that many of today’s top performers are sure to book in Stamford. At dusk, park at the Ponus Yacht Club, an institution of Stamford offering members a friendly place to together and enjoy Stamford’s coastal scenery with like-minded nautical enthusiasts.
 
Sterling Farms Golf Course is an attractive local alternative to the Innis Arden Golf Club. Either way, both courses provide a delightful experience in New England’s quintessential landscape that some say was made for golf. Whether you are by the water or spending time in the city, you are certain to live in one of the world’s most beautiful places. Enjoy your time knowing you live at the peak of America’s natural wonder.
 

Schools

The city also has excellent educational opportunities, with many prestigious universities and schools nearby.
 

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Overview for STAMFORD, CT

15,172 people live in STAMFORD, where the median age is 47.1 and the average individual income is $120,307. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

15,172

Total Population

47.1 years

Median Age

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Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

$120,307

Average individual Income

Demographics and Employment Data for STAMFORD, CT

STAMFORD has 5,247 households, with an average household size of 2.83. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in STAMFORD do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 15,172 people call STAMFORD home. The population density is 550.65 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

15,172

Total Population

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

47.1

Median Age

47.77 / 52.23%

Men vs Women

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5,247

Total Households

2.83

Average Household Size

$120,307

Average individual Income

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Schools in STAMFORD, CT

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The following schools are within or nearby STAMFORD. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
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Name
Category
Grades
School rating
PRIVATE
K - 10th
No rating available
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
Cerebral Palsy Of Westchester- Inc
PRIVATE
Undergrad - Undergrad
No rating available
PUBLIC
K - 5th
5/5
PUBLIC
K - 5th
4/5

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