Stamford, Connecticut Census Data & Community Profile

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Stamford GENERAL POPULATION

Total Population in Stamford, CT
At the time of the most recent United States Census Survey, the number of people in Stamford, CT was 117,083.

Stamford Male Population
At the time of the last full census survey, the number of men in Stamford was 56,622, which represents 48.4 percent of the total for the community (The national average is 49.10%).

Male Population, Married in Stamford, CT
There are an estimated 25,031 married men in the town. 55.2 percent of men over 15 years old in Stamford are married, compared to the national average of 56.70%.

Female Population
The estimated female population in Stamford is 60,461 which is 51.6 of the total population (Compared to the national average of 50.90%).

Female Population, Married in Stamford, Connecticut
There are an estimated 24,624 married women in the community. 49.8 percent of females over the age of 15 are married, compared to the national average of 52.10%.


AGE

Median Age in Stamford, CT
The median age of people living in Stamford, CT was 36.4 at the time of the last full census survey. (The United States average at the time was 35.3)

At that time, the number of people under the age of 5 living in Stamford was 8,108. There were 91,187 people above the age of 18, which represents 77.9 percent of the entire population (compared to the national average of 74.30% ). 13.8 percent of the population (16,175) in the community was 65 years and over, compared to 12.40% nationally.


RACE

One Race Percent in Stamford, CT
At the time of the last census survey, the number of people of one race in Stamford, CT was 113,490.

White Population in Stamford, CT
The estimated White population in the Stamford community is 81,718, which is 69.8 percent of the total population (The U.S. average is 75.10%).

Black Population in Stamford, Connecticut
The estimated Black/African American population is 18,019, which is 15.4 percent of the total population in town (The U.S. average is 12.30%).

American Indian and Alaska Native Population in Stamford, CT
In 2000, the number of American Indians or Alaska Natives in Stamford, CT was 243.

Asian Population in Stamford, Connecticut
At the last survey, the total Asian population in the community was 5,856.

Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander Population in Stamford, CT
The number of Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islanders living in Stamford was an estimated 46.

Other/Multiple Races
The number of residents identified as “some other race” was 7,608, while those of “two or more races” was 3,593 at the time of the last census.

Hispanic Population
The Hispanic population in the Stamford community was 19,635, or 16.8 percent of the total population (compared to the national average of 12.50% percent).


HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS

Household Population in Stamford, CT
The household population number in Stamford was 115,330.

Group Quarters Population in Stamford, CT
Group Quarters population in the community was 1,753.

Average Household Size in Stamford, CT
The average household size in Stamford is 2.54 (The average household size in the United States is 2.59).

Average Family Size
The average family size in the community is 3.13 (The average family size in the United States is 3.14).


HOUSING

Total Housing Units in Stamford, CT
At the time of the last census survey, there were 47,317 total housing units in Stamford.

The number of occupied housing units was 45,399, or 95.9 of the total units in town. Of these, 25,719 were owner-occupied (56.7), and 19,680 were renter-occupied (43.3, compared to the national average of 33.80%). There were also 1,918 vacant homes in Stamford at the time of the last complete survey.

Median Home Values in Stamford, Connecticut
The total number of single family, owner occupied homes in the community was 18,034, with a median value in dollars of 362,300.

Monthly Owner Costs in Stamford, CT
For homes with a mortgage, average monthly owner costs were $2,203 (national average was $1,088). For homes without a mortgage in Stamford, average costs per month were $682 (national average was $295).


EDUCATION

High School Graduate or higher
At the time of the last survey, 68,145 people in the community had a high school degree, or 82.2 of the population (compared to the national average of 80.40%).

Bachelor's Degree or Higher in Stamford, Connecticut
32,785 people in Stamford also had a Bachelor’s degree or higher, which represented 39.6 of the total population (National average was 24.40%).


MISCELLANEOUS

Civilian Veterans in Stamford, CT
The number of Civilian Veterans in Stamford was 7,286, or 8 percent of the total population (National average is 12.70%).

Disability Status in Stamford, CT
In 2000, there were 21,723 people in Stamford, CT listed as disabled.

Foreign Born in Stamford, CT
At the time of the last complete survey, there were 38,110 people in Stamford who spoke a language other than English at home. This represented 34.9 of the total population, compared to the national average of 17.90%.


LABOR STATISTICS

Percentage In Labor Force in Stamford, Connecticut
There were 63,681 in the labor force in Stamford at the time of the last complete survey. This represented 67.9 of the total population, compared to the national average of 63.90%. Mean Travel Time to Work in minutes
From the most recent complete survey, the average commute time to work for local residents in Stamford was 24 minutes, compared to the national average of 25.5 minutes.

Median Household Income in Stamford, CT
The median household income in the community at the time of the last survey was $60,556. The median household income in the U.S. was $41,994.

Median Family Income in Stamford, CT
In the last complete census survey, the median family income in the community was $69,337. Median family income in the U.S. was 50,046.

Per Capita Income in Stamford, Connecticut
Per capita income in Stamford in the last full census was 34,987. Per capita income in the U.S. was 21,587.

Families below poverty level
According to the most recent survey,families living below the poverty line in Stamford numbered 1,581, or 5.4 percent of the population. The percentage of families in America living below the poverty line was 9.20%.

Individuals below the poverty level in Stamford, CT
Individuals living below the poverty line in the community was 9,194, or 7.9 percent . The percentage of individuals living beneath the poverty level in the country was 12.40%.


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