Stamford, Connecticut - Facts & Figures
Stamford, Connecticut is among the top 5 cities in the nation for housing Fortune 500 companies. General Electric Capital Corporation, Pitney Bowes, Clairol, Xerox Corporation and many others have chosen Stamford because the town offers lower costs and a better quality of life than many other alternatives in the region. Because the size of the town is small compared to the size of the companies who operate and employ within its borders, Stamford has a low unemployment rate and high projected future growth. In addition, residents enjoy an excellent and award-winning school system. Stamford schools have one of the lowest student/teacher ratios in the country and are known for progressive teaching methods and for having more Presidential Scholars than any other school system in the state.
- Population: 123,868
- Industries: Corporate headquarters, Manufacturing, Research activities (chemicals, electrical and optical fields, electronics, and pharmaceuticals), Wholesale and retail trade.
- Area Codes: 203
- ZIP Codes: 06901, 06902, 06903, 06904, 06905, 06906,
- Surrounding Cities: North Hempstead, NY; Bronx, NY; Darien, CT; Greenwich, CT; New Canaan, CT; Norwalk, CT; Scotts Corners, NY; Port Chester, NY