Stamford, Connecticut Population 2023

139,319

Stamford is a city located in Fairfield County Connecticut. With a 2023 population of 139,319, it is the 2nd largest city in Connecticut and the 211th largest city in the United States.Stamford is currently growing at a rate of 0.93% annually and its population has increased by 2.84% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 135,470 in 2020. Spanning over 52 miles, Stamford has a population density of 3,704 people per square mile.

The average household income in Stamford is $140,870 with a poverty rate of 10.82%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Stamford is 37.9 years, 36.7 years for males, and 39 years for females.

Stamford Demographics

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

  • White: 61.94%
  • Black or African American: 13.87%
  • Other race: 9.4%
  • Asian: 8.68%
  • Two or more races: 5.7%
  • Native American: 0.36%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.04%
The current population of Stamford, Connecticut is 139,319 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 135,470.

Stamford, Connecticut Population 2023

Stamford Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

White

Black or African American

Other race

Asian

Two or more races

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Stamford Population by Race

Stamford Population Pyramid 2023

Stamford Median Age

37.9

Total

36.7

Male

39

Female

Stamford Adults

There are 104,891 adults, (20,075 of whom are seniors) in Stamford.

Stamford Age Dependency

53.3

Age Dependency Ratio

23.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

29.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Stamford Sex Ratio

Female66,62551.23%
Male63,43248.77%

Stamford Population by Age

Stamford Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

3.11

Average Family Size

2.53

Average Household Size

50.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Stamford Households and Families

Male

Female

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Stamford Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Stamford Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 84.84%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 70.32%.

Stamford Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

$54,550

Average Earnings

$63,255

Average Male

$45,219

Average Female

Stamford Earnings by Educational Attainment

Stamford Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Stamford Language

58.67% of Stamford residents speak only English, while 41.33% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 22.49% of the population.

Stamford Language

Stamford Poverty by Race

rate

10.82%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.28%

Male Poverty Rate

9.95%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Stamford

The race most likely to be in poverty in Stamford is Islander, with 44.64% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Stamford is Native, with 4.31% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.19%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.71%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 16.5%.

Stamford Poverty

Stamford Poverty Rate by Education

Stamford Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Stamford Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Stamford Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

47.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.7%

Male Marriage Rate

45.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Stamford Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Stamford 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 Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Stamford Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

3,069

Number of Veterans

2,893

Male Veterans

176

Female Veterans

Stamford Veterans by War

Stamford Veterans by Age

count

Stamford Veterans by Race

Stamford Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

6.75%

Veteran Poverty Rate

26.59%

Veteran Disability Rate

Stamford Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

72.4%

Labor Force Participation

68.2%

Employment Rate

5.8%

Unemployment Rate

Stamford Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Stamford Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Stamford Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

34.48%

Born in Stamford

64.32%

Native Born

31.68%

Foreign Born

16.76%

Non Citizen

14.92%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

64.32% of Stamford residents were born in the United States, with 34.48% having been born in Connecticut. 16.76% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Stamford Place of Birth

Note: data after 2020 is projected based on recent growth

Stamford Population by Year