Stamford, CT Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 47,317 housing units in Stamford. This represents a 6.9% growth from 44,279 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 47,038 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and 279 were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Stamford is about 56.6%. Stamford's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 4.1%. Average household size is 2.54 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Stamford were built after 1963.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type4.30%
One Bedroom21.30%
Two Bedrooms31.20%
Three Bedrooms24.30%
Four Bedrooms14.20%
Five Bedrooms or more4.60%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.66
Median year structure was built1960
Median Value of occupied units$362,300
Median Price asked for vacant units$367,200

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.38
Median year structure was built1966
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$974

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0.10%
Second Mortgage5.80%
Home Equity Loan7.90%
Simple Mortgage57.50%
Debt Free28.80%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs23.4%