Stamford Tourism

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Stamford is a city in Fairfield County, Connecticut, United States. According to the 2010 census, the population of the city is 122,643. As of July 1, 2014, according to the Census Bureau, the population of Stamford had risen to 128,278, making it the third largest city in the state. Approximately 30 miles from Manhattan, Stamford is in the Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk Metro area which is a part of the Greater New York metropolitan area. Stamford is home to four Fortune 500 Companies, nine Fortune 1000 Companies, and 13 Courant 100 Companies, as well as numerous divisions of large corporations. This gives Stamford the largest financial district in New York Metro outside New York City itself and one of the largest concentrations of corporations in the nation.


Stamford is a city that will attract artists of all kind. Especially active is the architecture front in this city. Stamford is famous for its Waterside Design District. The shops in this district deal with very artistic objects needed for interior decoration and architecture. you will get everything from marble to wall coverings, furniture, fabrics etc. Stamford is also a culturally rich town. There are institutions dedicated to the maintenance of art, music and theatre. Films have also occupied an important place in the city’s heart. Many commercial movies have been shot in Stamford, and the city’s historic State Cinema still airs shows. Columbus Park is the place to be in the evenings. Shippan Point, the southernmost point of the city, is from where you can see the views of Long Island and sometimes even Manhattan. Staying outdoors in the summer has been made possible thanks to Cummings Park, Cove Island Park etc. Take a holiday in Stamford and discover its beauty yourself.  


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Facts and Stats for Stamford*

  • Pollution Statistics in Stamford

    Know the pollution level of Stamford before you plan your visit.

    • Noise and Light Pollution 25 (Low)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 25 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 75 (High)
  • Stamford: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Stamford for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Stamford.

    • Burglary and Theft 25 (Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 18.75 (Very Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 31.25 (Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 37.5 (Low)
    • Car Stealing 12.5 (Very Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 25 (Low)
    • Attacks 18.75 (Very Low)
    • Drug offense 37.5 (Low)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 93.75 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 68.75 (High)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 12.5 (Very Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 12.5 (Very Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 31.25 (Low)
  • Living in Stamford - Quality of Life

    • Safety Index 72.66 (High)
    • Climate Index 71.69 (High)
    • Pollution Index 8.62 (Very Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 30 (Low)
    • Health Care Index 75 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 3.81 (Very Low)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Stamford

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Stamford

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.1 USD
    • International Movie per seat 14 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 40 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 73.55 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 45 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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