Stamford, Connecticut 

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Population

128,851

+6.6% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

3.1%

Median Income

$77,221

Median Home Price

$291,000

Best Places to Live in Stamford, Connecticut

Large city - Southwestern Connecticut along Long Island Sound, 50 miles northeast of New York City. June, September and August are the most pleasant months in Stamford, while January and February are the least comfortable months.

Pros
Diverse economy
Close to New York City
Good climate for region
Cons
Some blighted areas
Cost of living
Long commutes
 $2,750,000 
203 W Ocean Dr
Bed 6 | Bath 6 | 6914 SqFt
 $949,000 
691 Westover Rd
Bed 5 | Bath 4 | 3428 SqFt
 $4,250,000 
219 Dolphin Cove Quay
Bed 5 | Bath 7 | 5375 SqFt

What Bert Has To Say About Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk Metro Area

The most recent Metropolitan Area created some major shifts in Connecticut, where metro areas are more closely aligned by county borders than towns and townships as in the old New England structure. As a result, two important and highly diverse metro areas, Danbury and Stamford-Norwalk were merged into this now very large and complex Bridgeport area. Formerly a whaling port, Bridgeport itself grew up as an industrial and manufacturing center known for large machinery and brass products. Some of this heavy industry still remains, but general industrial decline has left considerable areas of blight.


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QUICK FACTS

City: Stamford
Zip Codes: 06902 06905 06903 06906 06907 06901
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 7 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Stamford is 3.1% (U.S. avg. is 3.7%). Recent job growth is Negative. Stamford jobs have decreased by 0.3%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Stamford's cost of living is 18.5% higher than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Stamford's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
June, September and August are the most pleasant months in Stamford, while January and February are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

VOTING
Fairfield county voted Democratic in the previous five Presidential elections. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Stamford's population is 128,851 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 6.6%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 27.3 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Stamford is $291,000. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 0.9%. Check out the homes in the area

SCHOOLS
Stamford public schools spend $19,508 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 12.8 students per teacher in Stamford. More Education



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Housing Market in Stamford

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Reviews for Stamford   22 Reviews
The Lovely Stamford! Not Perfect, But Not That Bad - 9/27/2018
I've lived here for about 6 months and actually love it! I lived on Long Island, Queens, and Brooklyn here and there for 11 years, and you definitely appreciate how much... Read More

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Nice place but not for middle class - 7/31/2017
I lived here 4 yrs coming from NY fir a better life for my son. I live with suster cant afford something on my own because for a 2 bdrm its over 2300 . Too many luxury... Read More

crazy expensive - 7/30/2015
Fairfield county connecticut is the most expensive fully adjusted place to live in the contninental us. and its in... Read More


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ZIP CODES IN STAMFORD, CONNECTICUT
06902 06905 06903 06906 06907 06901

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NEW LISTINGS IN STAMFORD
$2,750,000
203 W Ocean Dr
Bed 6 | Bath 6

$949,000
691 Westover Rd
Bed 5 | Bath 4

$4,250,000
219 Dolphin Cove Quay
Bed 5 | Bath 7

$6,250,000
371 Taconic Rd
Bed 7 | Bath 9

$525,000
70 Fairmont Ave
Bed 3 | Bath 2

$965,000
164 Fairway Dr
Bed 5 | Bath 5

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