Milford is a larger medium-sized coastal city (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of Connecticut. With a population of 50,541 people and 12 constituent neighborhoods, Milford is the 19th largest community in Connecticut.
Also of interest is that Milford has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
A relatively large number of people in Milford telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 10.21% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
One of the nice things about Milford is that it is nautical, which means that parts of it are somewhat historic and touch the ocean or tidal bodies of water, such as inlets and bays. Because of this, visitors and locals will often go to these areas to take in the scenery or to enjoy waterfront activities.
The citizens of Milford are among the most well-educated in the nation: 46.18% of adults in Milford have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree, whereas the average US city has 21.84% holding at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Milford in 2018 was $53,816, which is upper middle income relative to Connecticut, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $215,264 for a family of four.
Milford is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Milford home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Milford residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Milford include Italian, Irish, German, English, and Polish.
The most common language spoken in Milford is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Langs. of India.