Stamford, Connecticut Population 2020

131,593
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Stamford is a city located in Connecticut. With a 2020 population of 131,593, it is the 2nd largest city in Connecticut (after ) and the 212th largest city in the United States. Stamford is currently growing at a rate of 0.70% annually and its population has increased by 7.30% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 122,643 in 2010. Spanning over 52 miles, Stamford has a population density of 3,498 people per square mile.

The average household income in Stamford is $140,141 with a poverty rate of 9.27%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,761 per month, and the median house value is $526,700. The median age in Stamford is 37.2 years, 35.8 years for males, and 39.3 years for females. For every 100 females there are 98.8 males.

Stamford Demographics

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

  • White: 63.56%
  • Black or African American: 13.55%
  • Other race: 10.94%
  • Asian: 8.72%
  • Two or more races: 2.85%
  • Native American: 0.34%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.03%
The current population of Stamford, Connecticut is 131,593, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 129,775.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 122,643.

Stamford, Connecticut Population 2020

2019 and 2020 population is estimated by projecting the raw 2018 numbers.

Year Total Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2020944,5553660.04%
2019944,1893660.04%
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 Percentage
White82,01163.56%
Black or African American17,48413.55%
Some Other Race14,11210.94%
Asian11,2568.72%
Two or More Races3,6812.85%
American Indian and Alaska Native4380.34%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander440.03%
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Stamford Population Pyramid 2020

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Stamford Median Age

37.2


Total

35.8


Male

39.3


Female

Stamford Adults

There are 102,447 adults, (18,545 of whom are seniors) in Stamford.

Stamford Age Dependency

53.8

Age Dependency Ratio

22.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

31.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Stamford Sex Ratio

Female

64,917

50.31%

Male

64,109

49.69%

Stamford Households and Families

Stamford Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Stamford Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married68.7%31.3%
All53%47%
Female41.2%58.8%
Non Family38.7%61.3%
Male34.1%65.9%

53.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All49,5102.5853
Married23,3973.2968.7
Non Family18,7541.3838.7
Female5,6123.3441.2
Male1,7473.5734.1

3.2

Average Family Size

2.58

Average Household Size

6.8%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Stamford Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade5,8616.42%
9th to 12th Grade4,0334.42%
High School Graduate18,57520.34%
Some College12,67713.88%
Associates Degree4,7735.23%
Bachelors Degree25,14027.53%
Graduate Degree20,25022.18%
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Stamford Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White50,68549,03031,547
Hispanic20,18713,5253,863
Black11,67710,4232,679
Other Race8,4154,607891
Asian8,2217,8176,719
Multiple Races1,4801,318727
Native American313302122
Islander1616

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 81.73%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$52,462$62,541$43,067
Less Than High School$20,955$25,156$15,619
High School Grad$30,319$31,723$27,352
Some College$37,580$39,913$33,859
Bachelors Degree$74,302$89,565$61,478
Graduate Degree$98,411$119,375$79,072

$52,462

Average Earnings

$62,541

Average Male

$43,067

Average Female

Stamford Language

Stamford Language by Age

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Stamford Language

58.41% of Stamford residents speak only English, while 41.59% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 22.53% of the population.

Stamford Poverty

Stamford Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic33,4675,41016.17%
White64,6883,1454.86%
Other14,0662,95320.99%
Black17,3232,63315.20%
Asian11,2566575.84%
Multiple3,67949913.56%
Islander442863.64%
Native438173.88%

9.27%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.18%

Male Poverty Rate

10.34%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Stamford

The race most likely to be in poverty in Stamford is Islander, with 63.64% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Stamford is Native, with 3.88% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.08%. Among those working part-time, it was 11.93%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.23%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School20.59%
High School12.31%
Some College11.01%
Bachelors or Greater3.31%
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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed32.60%
Male Unemployed25.23%
Male Employed4.55%
Female Employed4.07%

Stamford Income

Stamford Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$89,309$140,141
Families$106,778$162,615
Married Families$135,911-
Non Families$61,715$97,789
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Stamford Marital Status

Stamford Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

47.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.0%

Male Marriage Rate

45.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Stamford Married by Age and Sex

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Stamford Marriage

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

Stamford Marital Status by Race

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Stamford Veterans

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3,389

Number of Veterans

3,170

Male Veterans

219

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,377
Korea519
Second Gulf War405
World War II367
First Gulf War298
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Age Group Veterans
75+1,412
65 to 74942
35 to 54440
55 to 64351
18 to 34244
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Name Veterans % of Total
White2,9184.31%
Hispanic4131.74%
Black2211.65%
Other2122.08%
Hawaiian16100.00%
Asian150.17%
2 or More70.40%

Stamford Veterans by Education

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5.84%

Veteran Poverty Rate

25.49%

Veteran Disability Rate

Stamford Employment Status

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73.2%

Labor Force Participation

68.2%

Employment Rate

6.8%

Unemployment Rate

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Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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36.29%

Born in Connecticut

65.86%

Native Born

34.14%

Foreign Born

19.33%

Non Citizen

14.80%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

65.86% of Stamford residents were born in the United States, with 36.29% having been born in Connecticut. 19.33% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2020131,5939090.70%
2019130,6849090.70%
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%