Community Highlights about the City of Stamford (innovating since 1641)
Stamford is Connecticut’s third largest city, with a population of over 129,000, and is expected to become the second largest city in the state by 2019. Stamford has an impressive number of corporate headquarters -- three are 2018 Fortune 500 companies and eight are Fortune 1000 companies. The concentration of corporate head- quarters is unrivaled in the state and represents an uncommon achievement for a city of its size. Stamford is a city rich in cultural diversity that features a rapidly growing tech startup community, a strong healthcare sys- tem, a top-tier school system, an unemployment rate well below the federal and state level, and a residential community with options for all ages and income levels.