Places to Live and Homes in Stamford, CT

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About the Town

This city offers a variety of luxury and affordable homes, as well as an easy commute to New York City.
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 in Stamford

707 homes for sale

$ 569K median price

$ 285 price / sq foot

latest homes for sale

Condo Home

1193 Hope Street, unit 1, Stamford CT $ 319,000 Active
2 Beds 2 Baths 1,166 Sqft Built in 1971 Townhouse
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listed

Single Family Home

52 Hoyclo Road, Stamford CT $ 1,449,000 Active
4 Beds 5 Baths 1.69 Acres 5,056 Sqft Built in 2005 Colonial
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listed

Condo Home

19 Colonial Road, unit 3, Stamford CT $ 345,000 Active
2 Beds 2 Baths 2,125 Sqft Built in 1978 Townhouse
Courtesy of SmartMLS
listed on 8 Aug 2020
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Styles & Types of the Homes for Sale

1967 avg. year built

2,674 avg. sq feet

1.27 avg. acres
home types active
homes
median
price
Single Family 377 $ 1.07M
Condos 300 $ 404K
Multi Family 30 $ 844K
home styles active
homes
median
price
Townhouse 127 $ 453K
Antique 9 $ 993K
Contemporary 40 $ 1.18M
Mediterranean 2 $ 1.54M
Tudor 4 $ 2.17M
Colonial 232 $ 997K
premium active
homes
median
price
Waterfront 253 $ 1.02M
Luxury 17 $ 6.50M
Mansions 43 $ 2.95M
New Construction 707 $ 776K

Recently Sold Homes in Stamford, CT

360 recently sold

97.8% sale / list ratio

77 days on market

latest sold homes

Single Family Home

121 Midland Avenue, Stamford CT $ 505,000 Sold
2 Beds 2 Baths 0.13 Acres 2,182 Sqft Built in 1933 Cape Cod
Courtesy of SmartMLS
sold on 7 Aug 2020

Single Family Home

111 Ridge Brook Lane, Stamford CT $ 610,000 Sold
4 Beds 3 Baths 1.22 Acres 3,105 Sqft Built in 1984 Contemporary
Courtesy of SmartMLS
sold on 7 Aug 2020

Condo Home

700 Summer Street, unit 1G, Stamford CT $ 123,500 Sold
0 Beds 1 Baths 478 Sqft Built in 1961 Ranch, Studio Apt
Courtesy of SmartMLS
sold on 7 Aug 2020
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Homes for Sale in Stamford Market Analysis

Most expensive home

$49,500,000
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Average sale price

$775,972

Median sale price

$569,000

Cheapest home

$110,000 Search cheapest homes

Dollars on market

$ 549M

Sale / List ratio

98%

Newest homes built in

2020
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Average construction year

1967

Median construction year

1972

Oldest homes built in

1723
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Biggest home

20,264 square feet
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Average home surface

2,674

Median home surface

2,029

Smallest home

427 square feet
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Homes for Sale in Stamford Monthly Report
July 2020

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Homes for sale median price evolution, in Stamford.

Homes for Rent in Stamford

235 homes for rent

$ 2.1K median price

$ 2.34 price / sq foot

latest homes for rent

Condo Home

35 Broad Street, unit 324, Stamford CT $ 2,500 Active
2 Beds 2 Baths 1,200 Sqft Built in 2005 Ranch
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listed

Condo Home

60 Strawberry Hill Avenue, unit 815, Stamford CT $ 1,500 Active
1 Beds 1 Baths 403 Sqft Built in 1972 Colonial
Courtesy of SmartMLS
listed on 8 Aug 2020

Single Family Home

94 Ridgewood Avenue, Stamford CT $ 3,300 Active
3 Beds 2 Baths 0.15 Acres 1,440 Sqft Built in 1939 Colonial
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listed on 8 Aug 2020
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Recently Rented Homes in Stamford, CT

402 recently rented

99.9% rent / list ratio

40 days on market

latest rented homes

Single Family Home

131 June Road, Stamford CT $ 3,000 Rented
4 Beds 2 Baths 1.34 Acres 1,820 Sqft Built in 1940 Cape Cod
Courtesy of SmartMLS
rented

Condo Home

123 Harbor Drive, unit 505, Stamford CT $ 3,500 Rented
2 Beds 2 Baths 1,406 Sqft Built in 1985 Townhouse
Courtesy of SmartMLS
rented on 8 Aug 2020

Single Family Home

66 Knobloch Lane, Stamford CT $ 6,100 Rented
4 Beds 4 Baths 0.49 Acres 3,425 Sqft Built in 1998 Colonial
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rented on 8 Aug 2020
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Homes for Rent in Stamford Monthly Report
July 2020

Active Listings

New Listings

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Homes for rent median price evolution, in Stamford.

Neighborhoods in Stamford, CT

Stamford, CT has 14 neighborhoods.
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Top Neighborhoods

Most expensive neighborhood Waterside $ 1.60M median price
Most affordable neighborhood Downtown $ 360K median price
With most homes on the market Newfield 190 homes for sale
With the largest homes North Stamford 0 avg. square feet
With most recently sold homes Newfield 100 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.

100 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.

71 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,...

52 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.

41 homes recently sold see neighborhood

The Cove / East Side

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

23 homes recently sold see neighborhood

Condo Complexes in Stamford, CT

Stamford, CT has 28 condo complexes.
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Top Condo Complexes
Most expensive complex River Oaks $ 1.35M median price
Most affordable complex The Classic $ 382K median price
With most homes on the market Trump Parc 16 homes for sale
With the largest homes Sterling Lake 0 avg. square feet
With most recenlty sold homes Palmer Hill 8 sold in last 90 days
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