STAMFORD CT
COMMUNITY PROFILE

AGE DEMOGRAPHICS

The median age in Stamford is 37 years of age. Compared to Connecticut and the U.S., Stamford has a higher population distribution between the ages of 25-34.

RACE AND ETHNICITY

Compared to Connecticut and the U.S., Stamford has a higher population distribution of Black or African-American and Asian individuals.


The ACS adheres to definitions of race and ethnicity set forth by the 1997 Office of Management and Budget (OMB) standards. These categories are based on self-identification and are "not an attempt to define race biologically, anthropologically, or genetically," according to the Census Bureau.

According to the OMB standards, the category of "Hispanic" maps to the concept of ethnicity, not race, and so is not included in this chart. A person who identifies as Hispanic may be of any race or combination of races.

EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT

Educational attainment refers to the highest grade level or degree that an individual has completed. The data shown here only includes the population age 25 and over. Compared to Connecticut and the U.S., Stamford has a higher population distribution of individuals with Bachelor's and Graduate degrees.

MEDIAN HOUSEHOLD INCOME

ABOUT THE DATA

All data is from the American Community Survey. The table numbers are as follows:

• Quick stats: B01003, B01002, B19019

• Population distribution, by age and race: DP05.

• Educational attainment: S1501. 

• Median household income: B19019.

Data for locations with populations under 60,000 is only available in 5-year estimates.

This report uses the Census Bureau Data API but is not endorsed or certified by the Census Bureau.