Stamford : Connecticut

Follow Me on Pinterest

What it's Like to Retire in Stamford

Stamford is  a busy commercial hub and residential city in the southwest corner of Connecticut, very near the New York border. If you have ever driven or taken the train from  New York City to Boston you almost had go through this wealthy town of over 125,000.   Many, many corporate headquarters are located here thanks to its easy access to New York City. It has some nice residential sections and a long coastline on Long Island Sound. Photo of downtown courtesy of Wikipedia and DBen.
 

Where to Retire in Stamford and Home Prices

There are many active adult communities in Stamford (see link at top right).
The median price of a home was about $475,000 in late 2013, with a very wide range depending on size and location.

 

What is special about Stamford

Nice location on Long Island Sound, lots of sophisticated employment choices, an interesting downtown, and some good parks and recreational possibilities.
 

What is not special about Stamford

The cost of living is very high.
 

Who will like retirement in Stamford

Click Edit to add your suggestions
 

Local economy is driven by

Click Edit to add your suggestions
 

Climate and Physical Environment

Click Edit to add your suggestions
 

Restaurants & Cultural Scene

Click Edit to add your suggestions
 

Crime

Crime in Stamford is a little over half the national average.
 

Medical facilities

Click Edit to add your suggestions
 

Transportation

Click Edit to add your suggestions
 

Valuable Links

Stamford on Wikipedia
 

What people are saying about Stamford

No Comments

Leave a Comment

To comment you must be a registered member of Topretirements.com

Login Here

 
OR

Create Your Free Membership Account

 
Suggest a community we want to know about your top retirement spots
Please note that all contributions to Topretirements may be edited, altered, or removed by other contributors. If you don't want your writing to be edited mercilessly, then don't submit it here. By submitting content and/or photographs here you agree to give Topretirements.com the rights to use them in any manner without cost or attribution.You are also promising us that you wrote this yourself, or copied it from a public domain or similar free resource (see Project:Copyrights for details). DO NOT SUBMIT COPYRIGHTED WORK WITHOUT PERMISSION!
 
 

Copyright © 2006-2018 Topretirements.com. All Rights Reserved.