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  1. Public Schools
    B+
  2. Crime & Safety
    NG
  3. Housing
    D-
  4. Nightlife
    A+
  5. Good for Families
    B-
  6. Diversity
    A+
  7. Jobs
    C
  8. Weather
    C+
  9. Cost of Living
    D+
  10. Health & Fitness
    NG
  11. Outdoor Activities
    A
  12. Commute
    NG
West Side is a neighborhood in Stamford, Connecticut. West Side is in Fairfield County. Living in West Side offers residents an urban feel and most residents rent their homes. In West Side there are a lot of restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Residents of West Side tend to be liberal. The public schools in West Side are above average.
About West Side...
Population

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$360,547
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$1,265
National
$949
Area Feel
Urban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    76%
  • Own
    24%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
NG
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    283
  • Murder
    6
  • Rape
    41
  • Robbery
    136
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    500
  • Theft
    2,043
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    284
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Residents

Diversity
A+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$41,940
National
$55,322
Children
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    13%
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West Side Reviews

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I believe Stamford is a great place to live in. Stamford has many businesses open, creating many jobs for the public. Stamford also has many opportunities for the public to learn. I know that people who don't speak english well, can take English classes at a Polish school.
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It has gotten worse in some areas over the years, but it has gotten much better in other areas, bringing in new people to Stamford. I think I would choose to live here again, maybe not in the same neighborhood though.
The area needs to be updated in reference to infrastructure and the police need to put more time into the community. They need to make their presence known.