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Stamford is a city in Jones County, in the Abilene metro area.
The community was named after Stamford, CT, hometown of the Texas Central Railroad president
The latitude of Stamford is 32.945N. The longitude is -99.802W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,614 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 3,374.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Stamford demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Jones County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Abilene area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 79553 ZIP code.
9% of Stamford residents report German ancestry, and 8% 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 $14,028, compared with $21,587 nationally.
8% of Stamford residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in Stamford, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $257. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $643.
Libraries in Stamford include Stamford Carnegie Library ... View libraries
Jones 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 19 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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