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Stamford is a town in Delaware County.[NOTE: This is not the only community in New York named Stamford. For links to other places called Stamford, NY, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Stamford is 42.361N. The longitude is -74.662W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,680 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 1,943.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Stamford demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Delaware County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 13842 ZIP code.
18% of Stamford residents report German ancestry, and 14% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Stamford ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Stamford was $17,546, compared with $21,587 nationally.
19% of Stamford residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Stamford, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $379. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $845.
Delaware County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Stamford political report.
The average commute time for Stamford workers is 21 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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