Stamford, CT 06905 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 06905: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Stamford, CT 06905

Acceptable Alternative
Ridgeway, CT 06905

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 1,064
  • Single Family Addresses: 6,106
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 2,337
  • County: Fairfield County
  • Centroid: Latitude 41.086, Longitude -73.542
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Stamford, CT 06905 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 22,669
Population in Households 22,548
Population in Familes 17,863
Population in Group Qrtrs 121
Population Density1 4,583
Diversity Index2 63


Total Households 9,072
Average Household Size 2.49
Family Households 5,671
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 9,541 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,632 (59.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,440 (36.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 469 ( 4.9%)
Median Home Value $546,572
Average Home Value $559,180


Median Household Income $92,376
Average Household Income $131,495
Per Capita Income $52,764
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.64% 0.78%
Households 0.41% 0.65%
Families 0.3% 0.57%
Median Household Income   2.07%
Per Capita Income   1.31%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Stamford, CT 06905 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 06905 to the other 276 ZIP Codes in Connecticut by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 57 80th
Population Density1 # 29 90th
Diversity Index2 # 48 83rd
Median Household Income # 76 73rd
Per Capita Income # 42 85th

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