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Retire To Stamford, CT
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Stamford, Connecticut is one of the great places in the U.S. to live in retirement. Find city facts on home sales prices, air quality, water quality, medical care, cost of living, taxes, weather and other demographics.




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Stamford, Connecticut
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Stamford, Connecticut


Stamford Population
. 1990 2000 2010 2013 (est.)
NY-North. NJ-Long Island Metro Area blank blank blank 8,388,607
Stamford 108,056 117,083 122,643 126,456



Stamford
Home Sales Prices
(new & existing homes)
. Monthly Average Annual Average Yr-Over-Yr Change
2016 .$500,787-3.9%
Dec $481,184 . .
Nov $469,748 . .
Oct $504,228 . .
Sep $516,756 . .
Aug $532,486 . .
Jul $500,128 . .
Jun $522,200 . .
May $492,350 . .
Apr $468,229 . .
Mar $549,854 . .
Feb $458,774 . .
Jan $488,250 . .
2015 .$521,101-1.2%
2014 .$527,3424.9%
2013 .$502,9161.0%
2012 . $497,891 0.2%
2011 . $496,981 -6.3%
2010 . $530,653 7.6%





Home Sales Price to Big City Comparison
(2016)
. Stamford GPTR 99 City Avg
Home Price $500,787 $374,000
Nearest Big City NYC-Northern NJ na
Home Sales Price in NYC-Northern NJ $382,000 $291,000
Home Sales Price Bargain Index 106% of NYC-Northern NJ home prices 104%



Home Sales Price to Renting Comparison
(2016)
. Stamford GPTR 99 City Avg
Home Price $500,787 $374,000
Monthly Rent $2,668 $1,471
Price/Rent Index 12.6 times the annual rent 17.1



Stamford
Cost of Living (2016)
160% GPTR 99 City Average
110%



Stamford Taxes
(2016-17)
blank Tax Rate Days Worked to Pay State Rank Tax Rate
(99 City Avg)
Days Worked to Pay
(99 City Avg)
State and Local Sales Tax 6.4% -- 32* 6.8% --
Federal, State and Local Tax -- 142 days 1* -- 113 days
* State rank of 1 pays the highest taxes



Stamford Building Permits
(single family homes)
2015 36
2014 45
2013 44
2012 38
2011 30
2010 16



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