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  • Stamford is the third largest city in Connecticut. Only 30 miles away from New York City, Stamford is considered part of the New York City metropolitan area. The city has a population of only 125,000, but residents have access to everything the big city has to offer. Stamford is home to many large corporations since it is close to New York City. However, many residents live in Stamford and work in NYC. This makes living in Stamford desirable.

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  • Housing Statistics If you are considering a move to Stamford, you definitely should know something about the housing in the area. Buying a home in Stamford will cost you an average of $800,000. The median home sale price is $460,000. The number of homes for sale averaged 281 homes sold per year. That's a 20 percent increase in recent years. On average, there are approximately 700 homes for sale. The range of one-bedroom rental homes is from $200 to $3,500 per month. The majority of the homes sold are single-family homes. Like most cities on the East Coast, space is limited. There are approximately 50,000 housing units in Stamford, including rent to own homes. The number of homes owned is about 19,500. The number of homes for rent is approximately 7,500. The number of vacant homes is less than five percent. The vacancy rate is between two to five percent.
  • School System Stamford has one of the best educated student rates in the country, with a whopping 9 out of 10 students graduating from college. 46 percent graduate with a Bachelor's degree. Stamford is tied in first place as having the highest number of adults holding a college degree at 44 percent. Stamford has 24 public and 57 private schools. There are approximately 51 preschools, 26 elementary schools, 15 middle schools and 10 high schools. There are two charter schools in the area, and the city has four school districts. College students have access to a wide-range of colleges, including some of the top-rated colleges located in surrounding communities.
  • Largest Employers and Industries Stamford boasts the second largest financial district within the NYC metropolitan area and the largest financial district outside of the NYC metro area. Stamford is home to several Fortune 500 companies and Fortune 1000 companies. It is also home to many divisions of major companies. With the right profession and education, it shouldn't be difficult to find employment in this city.
  • Neighborhoods Stamford has a wide variety of neighborhoods. Just like any city, there are some areas to avoid, but there are some wonderful areas located here too.