Homes & Places to Live in Stamford, CT

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Map of Stamford, CT

The town of Stamford, located in Fairfield County, Connecticut, is the second largest city in the state, and part of the greater New York Metropolitan area. Originally a bedroom community for people commuting to New York City, Stamford is now a place where people from New York City come to work. As years passed by, the city, the people and the landscape changed in order to assimilate all the resources required by modern living.


Stamford was established in 1640, after a parcel of land that is now known as downtown Stamford has been purchased. Since it was settled, the town managed to grow stronger and stronger through subsistence farming and small manufacturing. By 1800, the population reached 1,900 people. However, it wasn’t until 1848, when the railroad came to town that the population number really boomed. Major companies and corporations such as The Yale and Lock Company, set their headquarters in Stamford, profiting from the quick and cheap delivery of goods enabled by the introduction of the railroad. As the downtown area started deteriorating, the town’s population started to drop. This led to a federally supported renewal in the 1960s in which 60% of the downtown area was destroyed, leaving the town with almost no historical buildings but with a variety of office buildings along Route 95.


Today, downtown Stamford is an area with corporate headquarters, industry, and gorgeous high rise apartment buildings, while the Stamford North of downtown is mainly a residential location with amazing single homes and condominiums. Besides this, Stamford is constantly welcoming new businesses into town, creating more job opportunities. The town has lots of open space, playgrounds, golf courses, beaches and parks.


In addition, art lovers and enthusiasts can always pay a visit to the Stamford Center for the Arts, or the Stamford Symphony. The educational system in Stamford is known to be one of the best in Connecticut, with three high schools, three middle schools, three elementary schools and three commuter campuses of Universities that are located in town, offering excellent courses and programs. Stamford is a town that facilitates modern living, suited for any lifestyle. With a huge shopping center, plenty of cultural, educational and artistic opportunities, Stamford is a town that encourages personal and professional growth in a comfortable environment.


Stamford Demomographic Details:


Homes for Sale

536 HOMES FOR SALE
latest added

median price
$ 570K

price / sq. ft.
$ 310

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1,091 HOMES SOLD / past 6 months
latest sold
22 Oct '21

avg. on market
125 days

sale / list ratio
100.3%

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Homes Styles & Types

home types active
homes
median
price
Single Family 255 $ 1.03M
Condos 242 $ 406K
Multi Family 31 $ 1.18M
home styles active
homes
median
price
Townhouse 75 $ 476K
Antique 1 $ 4.30M
Contemporary 34 $ 1.37M
Mediterranean 2 $ 3.40M
Tudor 5 $ 1.47M
Colonial 146 $ 1.05M
Cottage 2 $ 794K
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homes
median
price
Waterfront 65 $ 1.54M
Luxury 19 $ 3.65M
Mansions 34 $ 2.25M

Homes for Sale in Stamford Market Analysis

Most expensive home

$10,000,000
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Average sale price

$742,615

Median sale price

$569,500

Cheapest home

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Dollars on market

$ 398M

Sale / List ratio

100.3%

Newest homes built in

2021
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Average construction year

1964

Median construction year

1968

Oldest homes built in

1775
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Biggest home

20,264 square feet
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Average home surface

2,563 square feet

Median home surface

1,863square feet

Smallest home

427 square feet
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Homes for Rent

184 HOMES FOR RENT
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median price
$ 2.7K
price / sq. ft.
$ 2

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781 HOMES RENTED / past 6 months
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avg. on market
81 days

rent / list ratio
100.3%

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Neighborhoods

Stamford, CT has 14 neighborhoods.
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Top Neighborhoods

Most expensive neighborhood Waterside $ 2.05M median price
Most affordable neighborhood Downtown $ 375K median price
With most homes on the market Downtown 122 homes for sale
With most recently sold homes Newfield 284 sold in last 90 days

Best Selling Neighborhoods

Newfield

Located close to Downtown Stamford, this quieter neighborhood has a lot to offer, including golf courses and many shopping areas.

284 homes recently sold see neighborhood

North Stamford

The northern part of town is more wooded and hilly, but still in close proximity to the bustling Downtown.

185 homes recently sold see neighborhood

Glenbrook

This small section has been located here since the mid-1800s and features an annual block party in the summer, with plenty of food, games, raffles,...

163 homes recently sold see neighborhood

Downtown

Considered the central business district with multiple major company headquarters, a mall, and plenty of condominiums, this area is thriving.

155 homes recently sold see neighborhood

The Cove / East Side

One of the first neighborhoods in town, there are many beautiful homes along the shoreline.

80 homes recently sold see neighborhood

Condo Complexes

Stamford, CT has 233 condo complexes.
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Top Condo Complexes

Edgewood Terrace

Stamford

Unit Styles
Townhouse, Single Family Detached, Colonial

Bedrooms
3

Year built
1950 - 2007

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Courtland Glen

Stamford

Unit Styles
High Rise

Bedrooms
1, 2

Year built
1965

Community
Adult

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Victorian Village

Stamford

Unit Styles
Townhouse

Bedrooms
2

Year built
2000, 2010

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