Home
Top Ranked
Places Map
Real Estate
Compare Places
My Great Place
Places Data
State Data
Yacht at sunset
Back to GreatPlacesToRetire.com GreatPlacesToRetire

Home Data | Cost of Living | Health | Population | Other

COMPARE CITIES FOR Connecticut


Compare city quality of life facts and figures for one of the best places to retire in Connecticut.

Compare home prices, cost of living, air quality, medical care, water quality, demographics and more. Use the drop down box to make another state comparison.

  




Connecticut City
blank Stamford 99-City Avg
City Type
City Type East Coast na
Population (2016 est.)
Population (Current) 129,113 78,040
Population (1990) 108,056 49,272
Land Area (sq mi) 38 36
Persons Per Square Mile 3,398 2,151
Home Prices
2018 $513,679 $419,000
Total Appreciation ('01 to '18) 19.4% 76.0%
Annual Appreciation ('17 to '18) 2.7% 6.0%
Avg Annual Appreciation ('01 to '18) 1.1% 3.8%
Big City Prices ('18) $428,000 $340,000
Bargain Index 97% 101%
Big City NYC-Northern NJ na
Monthly Rent $2,544 $1,495
Price/Rent Index 13.6 19.0
Cost of Living (2018)
Cost of Living 147% 109%
Air Quality - Annual Avg (2001-2017)
Good Days 242 72%
Moderate Days 101 25%
Unhealthy for Sensitive Persons Days 18 3%
Unhealthy Days 4 0%
Very Unhealthy Days 1 0%
Water Quality (2002-2014)
Good 38% 36%
Threatened 6% 2%
Impaired 56% 62%
Walkability
Walk Score® 54 45
Nearest Large City
Distance to Nearest City 41 miles 72 miles
City New York City na
Recreation
National Parks 28 7
National Campgrounds 8 26
State Parks 58 11
Medical Care (2016)
Accredited Hospitals 3 4
Building Permits (single family homes)
2016 50 346
2015 36 324
Gain ('15 to '16) 39% 6%
blank Stamford 99-City Avg


blank Stamford 99-City Avg
Population Distribution (2010)
Median Age (yrs) 37 37
White 65.0% 80.7%
Black or African American 13.9% 7.2%
Native American Indian and Alaska Native 0.3% 0.8%
Asian 7.9% 3.6%
Native Hawaiian 0.1% 0.2%
Other Race 9.7% 4.4%
Multiple Races 3.2% 3.0%
Hispanic or Latino 23.8% 11.6%
Income and Housing (2010)
Family Income $88,050 $69,596
Occupied Housing 94% 83%
Vacant Housing 6% 17%
Home Ownership 55% 55%
Persons Per Family 3.20 2.90
Taxes (2018)
Local and State 6.4% 6.8%
Local, State and Federal 123 days 113 days
Climate - Average Temperatures (1971-2000)
Climate Type Cool & Wet Temperate & Humid
January Low Temp 19 F 27 F
July High Temp 85 F 86 F
Annual Precipitation 53 in 35 in
Elevation 190 ft 1,652 ft
Natural Hazard Risk
Total Hazard Risk Moderate Moderate
Earthquake .6% 10.9%
Tsunami No Risk No Risk
Hurricane 20-40 10
Flood Very High Very High
Tornado Low Low
Volcano No Risk No Risk
Wildfire Low Low
Man-Made Hazard Risk (Nuclear)
Nearby Reactors 4 2
Crimes per 10,000 Population - Annual Avg (2001-2017)
Violent Crimes 27 40
Property Crimes 172 397
Home Energy Use - Annual Avg (1971-2000)
Heating Degree Days 5,582 4,662
Cooling Degree Days 692 1,253
blank Stamford 99-City Avg


Return to Compare Cities






GreatPlacesToRetire.com Terms & Privacy | Site Map | About Us | Sources | Links | Advertise | Revised: 12/13/2018

Copyright © 2019 Great Places To Retire