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Milford, MA
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Living in Milford


Milford is a medium-sized town located in the state of Massachusetts. With a population of 30,379 people and seven constituent neighborhoods, Milford is the 60th largest community in Massachusetts.

Milford is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Milford is a town of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Milford who work in management occupations (12.66%), office and administrative support (11.33%), and sales jobs (10.91%).

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.

One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 7.42% of the workforce. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce this is high compared to the rest of the county. 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 downside of living in Milford, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 31.36 minutes every day commuting to work.

The citizens of Milford are very well educated compared to the average community in the nation: 34.45% of adults in Milford have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.

The per capita income in Milford in 2018 was $39,003, which is lower middle income relative to Massachusetts, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $156,012 for a family of four. However, Milford contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Milford is a very 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. Milford also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 13.02% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Milford include Italian, Irish, Brazilian, English, and Portuguese.

In addition, Milford has a lot of people living here who were born outside of the US (21.09%).

The most common language spoken in Milford is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Portuguese.