Stamford in Fairfield county, Connecticut

Stamford

Stamford is an exciting place to live, work and play.

This cosmopolitan center is teeming with successful enterprise and cultural enrichment. An explosion of corporate headquarters in the 1980s catapulted this already thriving community to international recognition.

Despite it’s built up downtown, Stamford maintains its New England charm. Panoramic views of Long Island Sound, pastoral meadows, and thickly-wooded areas are the captivating backdrops for a wealth of lifestyles, including elegant contemporaries, traditional colonials, sprawling ranches and deluxe condominiums. A variety of waterfront properties range from inviting cottages to the stately residences of Shippan Point.

The town's proximity to Interstate 95 and the Merritt Parkway facilitate travel within the city and to outlying areas. Public transportation is easily accessible via three stops on the Metro North Railroad for commuters and bus service offered by CT Transit.

The Barlett Arboretum and Gardens is ninety one acres of walking trails, wildflowers and woodlands.

The community also generously supports and promotes the arts. The Stamford Arts Center encompasses ballet, the symphony and drama. The Connecticut Grand Opera and Orchestra presents a full season of operatic and orchestral performances.

Median Sales Price
August 2016 - Single Family Homes
$547K
7.9 % since August 2015
Average Sales Price
August 2016 - Single Family Homes
$689K
42.0 % since August 2015
Days on Market
August 2016 - Single Family Homes
169
17.2 % since August 2015
Single Family Sales by Quarter
Median Sales Price
August 2016 - Condominiums
$360K
3.6 % since August 2015
Average Sales Price
August 2016 - Condominiums
$362K
4.9 % since August 2015
Days on Market
August 2016 - Condominiums
126
3.2 % since August 2015
Condominium Sales by Quarter

Community Summary

Population Growth (since 2010) 7.26 %
Population Density (people / sq. mile) 3,495.9
Household Size (people) 2.58
Households w/ Children 31.66 %
Annual Residential Turnover 11.94 %

Housing Inventory

Fair Market Rents

Gross rent estimates, localized to show expected pricing variations.

Studio $1,128
One Bedroom $1,398
Two Bedroom $1,779
Three Bedroom $2,244
Four Bedroom $2,653

Education

The educational climate index chart is based on the U.S. Census Bureau’s Socioeconomic Status (SES) measure. Factors in this measure are income, educational achievement and occupation of persons within a ZIP code. Because this measure is based on the population of an entire ZIP code, it may not reflect the nature of an individual school.

Educational Climate Index
Values range from 1 to 5 with lower values representing a worse educational climate
Highest Level Attained

Population Demographics

Total: 131,523
Households: 50,556
Median Age: 38.66

Employment & Finance

Workforce
Income by dollar range (Median: $80,826)

Climate & Weather

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The weather risk chart displays a percent value for a given type of weather risk as compared to the national average. A percent value greater than 100 indicates the area is more prone to risk than the national average; similarly, a value less than 100 indicates the area is less prone.

Temperature
Weather Risk
Percent risk, as compared to national average
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Public Elementary

School

K. T. MURPHY SCHOOL
Grades: K-5
19 HORTON ST
STAMFORD, CT 06902

JULIA A. STARK SCHOOL
Grades: K-5
398 GLENBROOK RD
STAMFORD, CT 06906

STILLMEADOW SCHOOL
Grades: K-5
800 STILLWATER RD
STAMFORD, CT 06902

HART SCHOOL
Grades: K-5
61 ADAMS AVE
STAMFORD, CT 06902

ROXBURY SCHOOL
Grades: K-5
751 W HILL RD
STAMFORD, CT 06902

WESTOVER SCHOOL
Grades: K-5
412 STILLWATER AVE
STAMFORD, CT 06902

ROGERS INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL
Grades: K-8
202 BLACHLEY RD
STAMFORD, CT 06902

TOQUAM MAGNET SCHOOL
Grades: K-5
123 RIDGEWOOD AVE
STAMFORD, CT 06907

NEWFIELD SCHOOL
Grades: K-5
345 PEPPER RIDGE RD
STAMFORD, CT 06905

SPRINGDALE SCHOOL
Grades: K-5
1127 HOPE ST
STAMFORD, CT 06907

DAVENPORT RIDGE SCHOOL
Grades: K-5
1300 NEWFIELD AVE
STAMFORD, CT 06905

NORTHEAST SCHOOL
Grades: PRESCHOOL-5
82 SCOFIELDTOWN RD
STAMFORD, CT 06903

Public Middle

School

DOLAN SCHOOL
Grades: 6-8
51 TOMS RD
STAMFORD, CT 06906

CLOONAN SCHOOL
Grades: 6-8
11 W NORTH ST
STAMFORD, CT 06902

TRAILBLAZERS ACADEMY
Grades: 6-8
83 LOCKWOOD AVE
STAMFORD, CT 06902

RIPPOWAM MIDDLE SCHOOL
Grades: 6-8
381 HIGH RIDGE RD
STAMFORD, CT 06905

TURN OF RIVER SCHOOL
Grades: 6-8
117 VINE RD
STAMFORD, CT 06905

SCOFIELD MIDDLE SCHOOL
Grades: 5-8
641 SCOFIELDTOWN RD
STAMFORD, CT 06903

Public High

School

WESTHILL HIGH SCHOOL
Grades: 9-12
125 ROXBURY RD
STAMFORD, CT 06902

STAMFORD HIGH SCHOOL
Grades: 9-12
55 STRAWBERRY HILL AVE
STAMFORD, CT 06902

STAMFORD ACADEMY
Grades: 9-12
229 NORTH ST
STAMFORD, CT 06901

THE ACADEMY OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Grades: 9-12
411 HIGH RIDGE RD
STAMFORD, CT 06905

JM WRIGHT TECHNICAL HIGH SCHOOL
Grades: 9-12
120 BRIDGE ST
STAMFORD, CT 06905

Private/Catholic

School

WATERSIDE SCHOOL
Grades: K-5
770 PACIFIC ST
STAMFORD, CT 06902

OUR LADY OF GRACE NURSERY SCHOOL AND KINDERGARTEN
Grades: PRESCHOOL-K
635 GLENBROOK RD
STAMFORD, CT 06906

OUR LADY STAR OF THE SEA SCHOOL
Grades: PRESCHOOL-5
1170 SHIPPAN AVE
STAMFORD, CT 06902

TRINITY CATHOLIC MIDDLE SCHOOL
Grades: 6-8
948 NEWFIELD AVE
STAMFORD, CT 06905

TRINITY CATHOLIC HIGH SCHOOL
Grades: 9-12
926 NEWFIELD AVE
STAMFORD, CT 06905

BI-CULTURAL DAY SCHOOL
Grades: PRESCHOOL-8
2186 HIGH RIDGE RD
STAMFORD, CT 06903

THE MEAD SCHOOL
Grades: PRESCHOOL-8
1095 RIVERBANK RD
STAMFORD, CT 06903

KING LOW HEYWOOD THOMAS SCHOOL
Grades: PRESCHOOL-12
1450 NEWFIELD AVE
STAMFORD, CT 06905

THE LONG RIDGE SCHOOL
Grades: PRESCHOOL-5
478 ERSKINE RD
STAMFORD, CT 06903

VILLA MARIA EDUCATION CENTER
Grades: K-9
161 SKYMEADOW DR
STAMFORD, CT 06903

GRACE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL
Grades: PRESCHOOL-5
602 HIGH RIDGE RD
STAMFORD, CT 06905

HOLY SPIRIT SCHOOL
Grades: PRESCHOOL-5
403 SCOFIELDTOWN RD
STAMFORD, CT 06903

THE CANAAN RIDGE SCHOOL
Grades: PRESCHOOL-1
2810 LONG RIDGE RD
STAMFORD, CT 06903

THE CHILDREN'S SCHOOL
Grades: PRESCHOOL-3
118 SCOFIELDTOWN RD
STAMFORD, CT 06903

ST CECILIA ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
Grades: PRESCHOOL-5
1186 NEWFIELD AVE
STAMFORD, CT 06905

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Featured Listings

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$1,665,000

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Stamford, CT 06902

4 bedrooms, 3 baths, 1 half bath
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$1,375,000

631 Long Ridge Road 32,
Stamford, CT 06902

3 bedrooms, 4 baths, 1 half bath
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Stamford, CT 06902

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Stamford, CT 06902

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Stamford, CT 06903

3 bedrooms, 3 baths, 1 half bath
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$1,375,000

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Stamford, CT 06902

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Upcoming Open Houses

40 Dubois Street, Stamford, CT 06905
$529,900 | Single Family | 4 bedrooms, 2 baths
Open House: -

492 Pepper Ridge Road, Stamford, CT 06905
$599,000 | Single Family | 3 bedrooms, 2 baths, 1 half bath
Open House: -

175 Dolphin Cove Quay, Stamford, CT 06902
$1,665,000 | Single Family | 4 bedrooms, 3 baths, 1 half bath
Open House: -

33 Golf View Circle, Stamford, CT 06905
$999,000 | Single Family | 4 bedrooms, 4 baths, 1 half bath
Open House: -

91 Strawberry Hill Avenue # 737, Stamford, CT 06902
$174,900 | Condominium | 1 bedroom, 1 bath
Open House: -

64 Sandy Lane, Stamford, CT 06905
$869,000 | Single Family | 6 bedrooms, 3 baths
Open House: -

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