Stamford

Stamford is a city in the U.S. state of Connecticut. It is the second-most populous city in Fairfield County and Connecticut (behind Bridgeport). Approximately halfway between Manhattan and New Haven at approximately 38 miles (60 kilometers) from each, Stamford is in the Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk-Danbury metropolitan statistical area which is a part of the New York City metropolitan area (specifically, the New York–Newark, NY–NJ–CT–PA Combined Statistical Area).

Stamford is home to nine Fortune 500 companies as of 2019, as well as numerous divisions of large corporations. This gives Stamford the largest financial district in the New York metropolitan region outside New York City itself and one of the largest concentrations of corporations in the United States. Dominant sectors of its economy include financial services, tourism, information technology, healthcare, telecommunications, transportation, and retail. Its metropolitan division is home to colleges and universities including UConn Stamford and Norwalk Community College.

Stamford Statistics

129,309

Population

$532,700

MEDIAN PROPERTY VALUE

$93,059

MEDIAN HOUSEHOLD INCOME

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