Stamford is located in southwest Connecticut. Stamford is part of Fairfield County. Stamford has 37.64 square miles of land area and 14.41 square miles of water area. As of 2010-2014, the total Stamford population is 125,401, which has grown 7.10% since 2000. The population growth rate is higher than the state average rate of 5.48% and is lower than the national average rate of 11.61%. Stamford median household income is $77,221 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 27.52% since 2000. The income growth rate is lower than the state average rate of 29.60% and is about the same as the national average rate of 27.36%. Stamford median house value is $506,000 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 39.66% since 2000. The house value growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 64.47% and is lower than the national average rate of 46.91%. As a reference, the national Consumer Price Index (CPI) inflation rate for the same period is 26.63%. On average, the public school district that covers Stamford is worse than the state average in quality. The Stamford area code is 203.