Stamford, CT Population

By | June 10, 2019

Population: 117,083. Estimated population in July 2020: 120,045 (+2.5% change)
Males: 56,622 (48.4%), Females: 60,461 (51.6%)

Fairfield County

Median resident age: 36.4 years
Median household income: $60,556
Median house value: $362,300

Races in Stamford:

  • White Non-Hispanic (61.2%)
  • Hispanic (16.8%)
  • Black (15.4%)
  • Other race (6.5%)
  • Two or more races (3.1%)
  • Asian Indian (2.2%)
  • Chinese (1.3%)
  • Filipino (0.6%)
  • American Indian (0.5%)

(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: Italian (17.0%), Irish (10.5%), German (6.6%), Polish (5.6%), West Indian (5.4%), English (5.2%).

Elevation: 366 feet

Land area: 37.7 square miles

Map of Stamford, CT

Population

For population 25 years and over in Stamford

  • High school or higher: 82.2%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 39.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 16.9%
  • Unemployed: 4.3%
  • Mean travel time to work: 24.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Stamford city

  • Never married: 30.5%
  • Now married: 52.4%
  • Separated: 1.9%
  • Widowed: 7.0%
  • Divorced: 8.1%

29.6% Foreign born (16.4% Latin America, 8.1% Europe, 4.2% Asia).

Population change in the 1990s: +8,936 (+8.3%).

Hospitals

Hospital/medical center in Stamford:

  • STAMFORD HOSPITAL (SHELBURNE RD & WEST BROAD ST)

Other hospitals/medical centers near Stamford:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Stamford:

Other public-use airports nearest to Stamford:

  • SANDS POINT (about 20 miles; PORT WASHINGTON, NY; Abbreviation: 7N3)
  • EVERS (about 25 miles; NEW YORK, NY; Abbreviation: 6N6)
  • FLUSHING (about 29 miles; NEW YORK/FLUSHING/, NY; Abbreviation: FLU)
Amtrak station:
STAMFORD (WASHINGTON BLVD. & E. STATE ST.). Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, ATM, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/Universities in Stamford:

  • UNIVERSITY OF CONNECTICUT-STAMFORD (Full-time enrollment: 714; Location: One University Place; Public; Website: www.uconn.edu; Offers Master’s degree)
  • BAIS BINYOMIN ACADEMY (Full-time enrollment: 52; Location: 132 PROSPECT ST; Private, not-for-profit)
  • ST BASILS COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 28; Location: 195 GLENBROOK RD; Private, not-for-profit)
  • CONNECTICUT INSTITUTE FOR PARALEGAL STUDIES (Location: PO BOX 8240; Private, not-for-profit)
  • BERLITZ LANGUAGE CENTERS (Location: 350 BEDFORD ST; Private, for-profit)
  • WESTLAWN INSTITUTE OF MARINE TECHNOLOGY INC (Location: 733 SUMMER ST; Private, not-for-profit; Website: WWW.WESTLAWN.COM)
  • J M WRIGHT REGIONAL VOCATIONAL TECHNICAL SCHOOL (Location: PO BOX 1416 SCALZI PK; Public)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Stamford:

  • NORWALK COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 8 miles; NORWALK, CT; Full-time enrollment: 2,772)
  • SUNY COLLEGE AT PURCHASE (about 13 miles; PURCHASE, NY; Full-time enrollment: 3,517)
  • SUNY WESTCHESTER COMMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 17 miles; VALHALLA, NY; Full-time enrollment: 6,730)
  • PACE UNIVERSITY-PLEASANTVILLE BRIARCLIFF (about 18 miles; PLEASANTVILLE, NY; Full-time enrollment: 2,837)
  • LONG ISLAND UNIVERSITY-C W POST CAMPUS (about 19 miles; BROOKVILLE, NY; Full-time enrollment: 6,605)
  • IONA COLLEGE (about 21 miles; NEW ROCHELLE, NY; Full-time enrollment: 3,532)
  • NEW YORK INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY-OLD WESTBURY (about 21 miles; OLD WESTBURY, NY; Full-time enrollment: 4,459)

Schools

Public high schools in Stamford:

  • WESTHILL HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 2,018; Location: 125 ROXBURY RD.; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • STAMFORD HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,975; Location: 55 STRAWBERRY HILL AVE.; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • J. M. WRIGHT V-T SCHOOL (Students: 425; Location: 1 BRIDGE ST.; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • THE ACADEMY OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY (Students: 270; Location: 381 HIGH RIDGE RD.; Grades: 09 – 12)

Private high schools in Stamford:

  • KING & LOW-HEYWOOD THOMAS SCHO (Students: 601; Location: 1450 NEWFIELD AVENUE; Grades: PK – 12)
  • TRINITY CATHOLIC HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 423; Location: 926 NEWFIELD AVENUE; Grades: 9 – 12)
  • SACRED HEART ACADEMY (Students: 101; Location: 200 STRAWBERRY HILL AVENUE; Grades: 9 – 12; Girls only)

Biggest public primary/middle schools in Stamford:

  • RIPPOWAM MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 887; Location: 381 HIGH RIDGE RD.; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • NORTHEAST SCHOOL (Students: 881; Location: 82 SCOFIELDTOWN RD.; Grades: KG – 05)
  • ROXBURY SCHOOL (Students: 730; Location: 751 WESTHILL RD.; Grades: KG – 05)
  • DOLAN SCHOOL (Students: 682; Location: 51 TOMS RD.; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • STILLMEADOW SCHOOL (Students: 668; Location: 800 STILLWATER RD.; Grades: PK – 05)
  • NEWFIELD SCHOOL (Students: 666; Location: 349 PEPPER RIDGE RD.; Grades: KG – 05)
  • JULIA A. STARK SCHOOL (Students: 661; Location: 398 GLENBROOK RD.; Grades: KG – 05)
  • CLOONAN SCHOOL (Students: 660; Location: 11 WEST NORTH ST.; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • WESTOVER SCHOOL (Students: 644; Location: 412 STILLWATER AVE.; Grades: PK – 05)
  • DAVENPORT RIDGE SCHOOL (Students: 636; Location: 1300 NEWFIELD AVE.; Grades: KG – 05)

Biggest private primary/middle schools in Stamford:

  • BI-CULTURAL DAY SCHOOL (Students: 360; Location: 2186 HIGH RIDGE ROAD; Grades: KG – 8)
  • ST CECILIA ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 344; Location: 1186 NEWFIELD AVENUE; Grades: PK – 5)
  • ST GABRIEL MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 261; Location: 948 NEWFIEL AVE; Grades: 6 – 8)
  • SACRED HEART SCHOOL (Students: 179; Location: 1 SCHUYLER AVENUE; Grades: PK – 8)
  • HOLY SPIRIT (Students: 168; Location: 403 SCOFIELDTOWN ROAD; Grades: PK – 5)
  • MEAD SCHOOL (Students: 158; Location: 1095 RIVERBANK RD; Grades: PK – 8)
  • OUR LADY OF GRACE DAY CARE CEN (Students: 105; Location: 635 GLENBROOK ROAD; Grades: PK – KG)
  • THE CHILDREN’S SCHOOL (Students: 99; Location: 12 GARY ROAD; Grades: PK – 2)
  • THE CANAAN RIDGE SCHOOL INC (Students: 96; Location: 2810 LONG RIDGE ROAD; Grades: PK – 1)
  • THE LONG RIDGE SCHOOL (Students: 89; Location: 478 ERSKINE ROAD; Grades: KG – 5)

Libraries

Library in Stamford:

  • THE FERGUSON LIBRARY (Operating income: $7,335,998; Location: ONE PUBLIC LIBRARY PLAZA; 411,581 books; 18,702 audio materials; 20,615 video materials; 861 serial subscriptions)