Milford is a medium-sized town located in the state of Massachusetts. With a population of 28,614 people and five constituent neighborhoods, Milford is the 64th largest community in Massachusetts.
Housing costs in Milford are among some of the highest in the nation, although real estate prices here don't compare to real estate prices in the most expensive communities in Massachusetts.
Unlike some towns, Milford isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Milford are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Milford is a town of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Milford who work in office and administrative support (13.79%), management occupations (10.90%), and sales jobs (10.89%).
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.
The citizens of Milford are very well educated compared to the average community in the nation: 34.63% of adults in Milford have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.
The per capita income in Milford in 2010 was $33,654, which is lower middle income relative to Massachusetts, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $134,616 for a family of four. However, Milford contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Milford is a somewhat ethnically-diverse town. 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 Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Milford include Irish, English, Portuguese, and French .
In addition, Milford has a lot of people living here who were born outside of the US (16.68%).
The most common language spoken in Milford is English. Other important languages spoken here include Portuguese and Spanish.