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Stamford, CT

Fairfield County, Connecticut

Latitude: 41.074448     Longitude: -73.541316
Population 120,045 (2005)
Elevation of Stamford, Connecticut: 366 feet



General Social Characteristics, 2000 data (id:0973000, place: Stamford city, Connecticut)

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school: 27,099 (100%)
Nursery school, preschool: 2,313 (8.54%)
Kindergarten: 1,560 (5.76%)
Elementary school (grades 1-8): 11,701 (43.18%)
High school (grades 9-12): 5,865 (21.64%)
College or graduate school: 5,660 (20.89%)

EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over: 82,886 (100%)
Less than 9th grade: 6,287 (7.59%)
9th to 12th grade, no diploma: 8,454 (10.2%)
High school graduate (includes equivalency): 20,320 (24.52%)
Some college, no degree: 11,114 (13.41%)
Associate degree: 3,926 (4.74%)
Bachelor's degree: 18,769 (22.64%)
Graduate or professional degree: 14,016 (16.91%)
Percent high school graduate or higher: 82.2%
Percent bachelor's degree or higher: 39.6%

MARITIAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over: 94,777 (100%)
Never married: 28,940 (30.53%)
Now married, except separated: 49,655 (52.39%)
Separated: 1,842 (1.94%)
Total Widowed: 6,637 (7%)
Widowed Female: 5,464 (5.77%)
Total Divorced: 7,703 (8.13%)
Divorced Female: 4,705 (4.96%)

GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years: 2,441 (100%)
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren: 724 (29.66%)

VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over: 91,277 (100%)
Civilian veterans: 7,286 (7.98%)

DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years: 20,764 (100%)
--With a disability: 1,568 (7.55%)
Population 21 to 64 years: 72,047 (100%)
--With a disability: 14,143 (19.63%)
----Percent employed: 72.7%
--No disability: 57,904 (80.37%)
----Percent employed: 78.8%
Population 65 years and over: 15,501 (100%)
--With a disability: 6,012 (38.78%)

RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over: 109,214 (100%)
Same house in 1995: 58,508 (53.57%)
Different house in the U.S. in 1995: 41,627 (38.12%)
--Same county: 27,565 (25.24%)
--Different county: 14,062 (12.88%)
----Same state: 1,440 (1.32%)
----Different state: 12,622 (11.56%)
Elsewhere in 1995: 9,079 (8.31%)

NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population: 117,083 (100%)
Native: 82,413 (70.39%)
--Born in United States: 80,309 (100%)
----State of residence: 44,077 (37.65%)
----Different state: 36,232 (30.95%)
--Born outside United States: 2,104 (1.8%)
Foreign born: 34,670 (29.61%)
----Entered 1990 to March 2000: 17,004 (14.52%)
--Naturalized citizen: 12,880 (11%)
--Not a citizen: 21,790 (18.61%)

REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea): 34,670 (100%)
Europe: 9,475 (27.33%)
Asia: 4,955 (14.29%)
Africa: 457 (1.32%)
Oceania: 55 (0.16%)
Latin America: 19,205 (55.39%)
Northern America: 523 (1.51%)

LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over: 109,214 (100%)
English only: 71,104 (65.11%)
Language other than English: 38,110 (34.89%)
----Speak English less than "very well": 17,629 (16.14%)
--Spanish: 17,942 (16.43%)
----Speak English less than "very well": 9,965 (9.12%)
--Other Indo-European languages: 16,772 (15.36%)
----Speak English less than "very well": 6,732 (6.16%)
--Asian and Pacific Island languages: 2,590 (2.37%)
----Speak English less than "very well": 717 (0.66%)

ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population: 117,083 (100%)
Total ancestries reported: 121,811% (104.04%)
Arab: 439 (0.37%)
Czech: 504 (0.43%)
Danish: 289 (0.25%)
Dutch: 790 (0.67%)
English: 6,037 (5.16%)
French (except Basque): 2,005 (1.71%)
French Canadian: 586 (0.5%)
German: 7,750 (6.62%)
Greek: 2,100 (1.79%)
Hungarian: 1,082 (0.92%)
Irish: 12,347 (10.55%)
Italian: 19,873 (16.97%)
Lithuanian: 206 (0.18%)
Norwegian: 780 (0.67%)
Polish: 6,578 (5.62%)
Portuguese: 436 (0.37%)
Russian: 3,590 (3.07%)
Scotch-Irish: 735 (0.63%)
Scottish: 1,302 (1.11%)
Slovak: 465 (0.4%)
Subsaharan African: 599 (0.51%)
Swedish: 1,018 (0.87%)
Swiss: 146 (0.12%)
Ukrainian: 768 (0.66%)
United States or American: 3,476 (2.97%)
Welsh: 300 (0.26%)
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups): 6,319 (5.4%)
Other ancestries: 41,291 (35.27%)

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