Milford is a somewhat small village located in the state of Michigan. With a population of 6,515 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.
Milford is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The village’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the 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 is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Milford, the average commute to work is 32.79 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.
As is often the case in a small village, Milford doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
The citizens of Milford are among the most well-educated in the nation: 41.96% 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 $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.