Stamford, CT

129,105 Population
37.6 square miles 3,432 people per square mile

Census data: ACS 2016 1-year unless noted

 

 People

Percent of State Population
3.6%
was 3.6%
Ranked 3rd Highest in CT
Population Density
3,432
US 88.8 people/sq mile
Dependency Ratio
43.1%
was 42.3%
US Population Dependency Ratio is 49.7
Percent Foreign Born
36.5%
was 34.1%
Ranked 1st Highest in CT
Percent Under 18
20.7%
was 21.1%
Ranked 8th Highest in CT
Percent 65 and Over
13.2%
was 12.3%
Ranked 4th Highest in CT

 Economics

Unemployment Rate
4.3
was 4.6
Ranked 2nd Lowest in CT
Percent Living in Poverty
8.3%
was 9.3%
Ranked 2nd Lowest in CT
Median Household Income
$81,634
was $79,865
Ranked 1st Highest in CT
Gini Income Distribution
 
49.7
52
US Gini Index is 42.0

 Safety

Homicides per 100,000
2.3
was 0.8
 
Violent Crimes per 100,000
219.8
was 265.3
 
Property Crimes per 100,000
1,441.2
was 1,539.6
 

 Housing

Total Housing Units
51,586
was 51,192
Ranked 4th Highest in CT
Median Rent
$1,655
was $1,653
Ranked 1st Highest in CT
Total Building Permits
801
was 564
 
Occupied Housing Units
47,330
was 47,256
 
Homeownership Rate
51.2%
was 53.1%
Ranked 3rd Highest in CT
Single Family Building Permits
44
was 28
 
Residential Units Per Sq Mile
1,371.3
was 1,360.8
Ranked 7th Highest in CT
Rental Vacancy Rate
15.6%
was 15.1%
Ranked 6th Highest in CT
Multifamily Building Permits
757
was 536
 
Persons Per Dwelling Unit
2.7
was 2.7
Ranked 3rd Highest in CT
Building Permits per 1000 Housing Units
14.8
was 11.4
 
Building Permits per 1000 Residents
6.3
was 4.5
 

 Health

Percent with Insurance Under 18
97.4%
was 97.2%
Ranked 4th Highest in CT
Percent with Insurance 18 to 64
83.7%
Ranked 7th Highest in CT
Percent with Insurance Over 65
100%
was 96.2%
Ranked 1st Highest in CT

 Education

Percent with High School Diploma or Higher
86.5%
was 90.9%
Ranked 3rd Highest in CT
Percent with Bachelors Degree or Higher
46.7%
was 47.3%
Ranked 1st Highest in CT

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