Stamford, Connecticut Population 2019

Stamford, Connecticut's estimated population is 129,775 according to the most recent United States census estimates. Stamford, Connecticut is the 3rd largest city in Connecticut based on official 2017 estimates from the US Census Bureau.

The population density is 3449.81 people/mi² (1331.97 people/km²).

The overall median age is 37 years, 35.6 years for males, and 39.2 years for females. For every 100 females there are 99.7 males.

Based on data from the American Community Survey, in 2017 there were 53,257 households in the city, with an average size of 2.63 people per household. The homeowner vacancy rate was 2.3%, with a median rent of $1704/month. The median house has 4.9 rooms, and has a value of $516,000.

The median income for households in Stamford, Connecticut is $84,893, while the mean household income is $134,322.

Stamford Ct Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Stamford Ct was:

  • White: 62.41%
  • Black or African American: 14.60%
  • Other race: 11.37%
  • Asian: 8.57%
  • Two or more races: 2.77%
  • Native American: 0.25%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.03%
LatLng(41.0534, -73.5387)
Rank in State3rd
StateConnecticut
CountyFairfield County
Time ZoneEastern Time Zone
Land Area (km²)97.43 (37.62 mi²)
Water Area (km²)37.32 (14.41 mi²)
TypeCity
GEOID973000
Density (km²)1,331.97
Density (mi²)3,449.81
Area Code(s)203 / 475
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2018129,775-176-0.14%
2017129,9519090.70%
2016129,0426350.49%
2015128,4074330.34%
2014127,9741,6561.31%
2013126,3181,2641.01%
2012125,0541,0740.87%
2011123,9801,1980.98%
2010122,7825,6990.48%
2000117,0839,0270.81%
1990108,0565,5900.53%
1980102,466-6,332-0.60%
1970108,79816,0851.61%
196092,71318,4202.24%
195074,29326,3554.48%
194047,9381,5920.34%
193046,34611,2502.82%
192035,0969,9583.39%
191025,1389,1414.62%
190015,9975,6014.40%
189010,3967,85615.13%
18802,5400.00%
Year Total Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2018943,8233660.04%
2017943,457-1,345-0.14%
2016944,802-499-0.05%
2015945,3019460.10%
2014944,3554,3640.46%
2013939,9914,8940.52%
2012935,0977,2000.77%
2011927,8978,5670.92%
2010919,3300.00%

Population by Race

Race Population
White80,411
Black or African American18,816
Some Other Race14,648
Asian11,040
Two or More Races3,563
American Indian and Alaska Native328
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander45

Stamford Ct Population Pyramid 2019

Stamford Ct Median Age

37


Total

35.6


Male

39.2


Female

Stamford Ct Adults

There are 102,652 adults, (17,805 of whom are seniors) in Stamford Ct.

Stamford Ct Age Dependency

51.9

Age Dependency Ratio

21

Old Age Dependency Ratio

30.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Stamford Ct Sex Ratio

Female

64,516

50.07%

Male

64,335

49.93%

Stamford Ct Households and Families

Stamford Ct Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Stamford Ct Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married69.3%30.7%
All54.3%45.7%
Female41.4%58.6%
Non Family41.3%58.7%
Male36.4%63.6%

54.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All48,6472.6354.3
Married22,8313.3569.3
Non Family18,4371.3941.3
Female5,5283.441.4
Male1,8513.736.4

3.25

Average Family Size

2.63

Average Household Size

6.5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Stamford Ct Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade6,0866.69%
9th to 12th Grade4,1834.60%
High School Graduate19,19021.11%
Some College13,31314.64%
Associates Degree4,8585.34%
Bachelors Degree23,78726.16%
Graduate Degree19,49821.45%

Stamford Ct Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White49,61547,69030,122
Hispanic20,58813,8683,552
Black12,38710,9632,747
Other Race8,9564,887882
Asian7,8157,5436,275
Multiple Races1,5341,369792
Native American24222080
Islander1515

The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 80.29%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$49,625$59,467$41,396
Less Than High School$21,193$24,737$15,451
High School Grad$29,058$31,405$26,161
Some College$36,247$40,380$32,063
Bachelors Degree$72,555$91,920$54,853
Graduate Degree$95,502$115,217$78,806

$49,625

Average Earnings

$59,467

Average Male

$41,396

Average Female

Stamford Ct Language

Stamford Ct Language by Age

Stamford Ct Language

57.50% of Stamford Ct residents speak only English, while 42.50% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 23.31% of the population.

Stamford Ct Poverty

Stamford Ct Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic33,8524,90814.50%
Black18,6383,19717.15%
White63,1912,9434.66%
Other14,4212,60218.04%
Asian11,0406455.84%
Multiple3,55946513.07%
Native3283811.59%
Islander453066.67%

9.25%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.35%

Male Poverty Rate

10.15%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Stamford Ct

The race most likely to be in poverty in Stamford Ct is Islander, with 66.67% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Stamford Ct is White, with 4.66% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.16%. Among those working part-time, it was 11.39%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.96%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School19.81%
High School12.52%
Some College10.03%
Bachelors or Greater3.16%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed31.34%
Female Unemployed30.93%
Male Employed4.48%
Female Employed4.37%

Stamford Ct Income

Stamford Ct Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$84,893$134,322
Families$102,164$157,030
Married Families$131,270-
Non Families$60,895$92,468

Stamford Ct Marital Status

Stamford Ct Marital Status

Marriage Rates

46.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.3%

Male Marriage Rate

45.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Stamford Ct Married by Age and Sex

Stamford Ct Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Stamford Ct Marital Status by Race

Stamford Ct Veterans

3,245

Number of Veterans

3,085

Male Veterans

160

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,033
Korea490
World War II484
Second Gulf War386
First Gulf War269

Stamford Ct Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White2,8204.24%
Hispanic3001.21%
Black2731.90%
Other820.74%
2 or More382.08%
Asian170.20%
Hawaiian15100.00%

Stamford Ct Veterans by Education

6.81%

Veteran Poverty Rate

26.22%

Veteran Disability Rate

Stamford Ct Employment Status

74.1%

Labor Force Participation

68.6%

Employment Rate

7.4%

Unemployment Rate

Stamford Ct Place of Birth

Origin of Non Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

35.95%

Born in Connecticut

65.09%

Native Born

34.91%

Foreign Born

20.64%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

65.09% of Stamford Ct residents were born in the United States, with 35.95% having been born in Connecticut. 20.64% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.