Stratford, Connecticut Population 2021

52,120
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Stratford is a city located in Fairfield County Connecticut. Stratford has a 2020 population of 52,120. Stratford is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has increased by 1.43% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 51,384 in 2010. Stratford reached it's highest population of 52,529 in 2017.

The average household income in Stratford is $97,330 with a poverty rate of 7.88%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,285 per month, and the median house value is $258,400. The median age in Stratford is 42.6 years, 40.7 years for males, and 45 years for females.

Stratford Demographics

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

  • White: 73.06%
  • Black or African American: 16.55%
  • Other race: 4.83%
  • Two or more races: 2.95%
  • Asian: 2.36%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.13%
  • Native American: 0.11%
The current population of Stratford, Connecticut is 52,120 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 52,279.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 51,384.

Stratford, Connecticut Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White38,08173.06%
Black or African American8,62816.55%
Some Other Race2,5204.83%
Two or More Races1,5392.95%
Asian1,2302.36%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander660.13%
American Indian and Alaska Native560.11%
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Stratford Population by Race

Stratford Population Pyramid $2021

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Stratford Median Age

42.6


Total

40.7


Male

45


Female

Stratford Adults

There are 42,196 adults, (9,860 of whom are seniors) in Stratford.

Stratford Age Dependency

61.2

Age Dependency Ratio

30.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

30.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Stratford Sex Ratio

Female

27,585

52.93%

Male

24,535

47.07%

Stratford Population by Age

Stratford Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Stratford Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married90.8%9.2%
Male87.6%12.4%
All79.2%20.8%
Non Family67.7%32.3%
Female61.1%38.9%

79.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Stratford Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All19,8572.6179.2
Married10,0473.390.8
Non Family6,1981.1967.7
Female2,8923.0961.1
Male7203.1187.6

3.17

Average Family Size

2.61

Average Household Size

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Stratford Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,3623.64%
9th to 12th Grade1,9425.19%
High School Graduate11,50030.72%
Some College6,63717.73%
Associates Degree3,5779.56%
Bachelors Degree7,37319.70%
Graduate Degree5,03913.46%
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Stratford Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Stratford Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White25,02723,5849,119
Hispanic5,8534,8461,192
Black5,5484,8741,488
Other Race1,6831,236288
Asian874675512
2+ Races503455181
Islander3017
Native American2424

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 58.58%.

Stratford Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$50,096$56,090$43,296
Less Than 9th Grade$33,182$37,434$25,682
High School Graduate$40,083$46,570$31,656
Some College$45,233$53,972$39,572
Bachelors Degree$59,566$73,652$51,850
Graduate Degree$79,091$82,330$78,041

$50,096

Average Earnings

$56,090

Average Male

$43,296

Average Female

Stratford Earnings by Educational Attainment

Stratford Language by Age

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Stratford Language

79.54% of Stratford residents speak only English, while 20.46% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 12.12% of the population.

Stratford Language

Stratford Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White31,8511,4954.69%
Black8,6101,32615.40%
Hispanic9,33898910.59%
Asian1,23033126.91%
Other2,4981827.29%
Multiple1,49317111.45%
Islander541324.07%
Native561221.43%

7.88%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.96%

Male Poverty Rate

9.60%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Stratford

The race most likely to be in poverty in Stratford is Asian, with 26.91% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Stratford is White, with 4.69% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.73%. Among those working part-time, it was 9.50%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 14.52%.

Stratford Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade18.09%
High School6.95%
Some College5.55%
Bachelors or Greater3.84%

Stratford Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed21.24%
Male Unemployed8.32%
Female Employed4.19%
Male Employed2.52%

Stratford Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Stratford Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$79,430$97,330
Families$94,762$111,956
Married Families$112,941$127,136
Non Families$47,488$60,625
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Income by Household Type

Stratford Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

49.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.3%

Male Marriage Rate

46.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Stratford Married by Age and Sex

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Stratford 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.

Stratford Marital Status by Race

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Stratford Marital Status

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2,694

Number of Veterans

2,538

Male Veterans

156

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam914
First Gulf War358
Korea316
Second Gulf War278
World War II163

Stratford Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+912
65 to 74749
35 to 54547
55 to 64335
18 to 34151

Stratford Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White2,3307.33%
Black3124.70%
Hispanic2573.72%
Other Race331.72%
2+ Races192.27%

Stratford Veterans by Race

Stratford Veterans by Education

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3.22%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.04%

Veteran Disability Rate

Stratford Veterans by Education

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68%

Labor Force Participation

63.4%

Employment Rate

6.7%

Unemployment Rate

Stratford Employment by Age

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Stratford Employment by Race

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Stratford Employment by Education

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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62.57%

Born in Stratford

85.83%

Native Born

14.17%

Foreign Born

5.82%

Non Citizen

8.35%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

85.83% of Stratford residents were born in the United States, with 62.57% having been born in Connecticut. 5.82% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Stratford Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202152,1200.00%
202052,1200.00%
201952,120-159-0.30%
201852,279-250-0.48%
201752,5292290.44%
201652,300-16-0.03%
201552,3162240.43%
201452,0923980.77%
201351,6942540.49%
201251,4403240.63%
201151,116-268-0.52%
201051,3840.00%

Stratford Population by Year