Milford is a somewhat small village located in the state of Michigan. With a population of 6,514 people and five constituent neighborhoods, Milford is the 171st largest community in Michigan.
Milford real estate is some of the most expensive in Michigan, although Milford house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Unlike some villages, 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 village of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Milford who work in management occupations (13.19%), office and administrative support (12.86%), and sales jobs (12.33%).
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.
Because of many things, Milford is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Milford a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The village’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Milford has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Milford’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the country, making it one of the safest places to raise a family.
One downside of living in Milford, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 32.79 minutes every day commuting to work.
Milford is a small village, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.
The education level of Milford ranks among the highest in the nation. Of the 25-and-older adult population in Milford, 41.96% have at least a bachelor's degree. The typical US community has just 21.84% of its adults holding a bachelor's degree or graduate degree.
The per capita income in Milford in 2018 was $44,550, which is wealthy relative to Michigan and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $178,200 for a family of four.
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 German, Irish, English, Polish, and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Milford is English. Other important languages spoken here include Polish and Italian.