Milford, MI
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Milford is a somewhat small village located in the state of Michigan. With a population of 6,472 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 (13.01%), office and administrative support (12.10%), and sales jobs (11.65%).

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.

In addition, Milford is home to many people who could be described as "urban sophisticates", which are people who are not only wealthy and employed in professional occupations, but highly educated to boot. Urban sophisticates have urbane tastes - whether they reside in a big or small city, a suburb, or a little town. Urban sophisticates support bookstores, quality clothing stores, enjoy luxury travel, and in big cities, they are truly the patrons of the arts, attending and supporting institutions such as opera, symphony, ballet, and theatre.

Overall, Milford’s crime rate is one of the lowest in the nation, which makes a great place to live if safety is an important concern.

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 32.95 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.

The citizens of Milford are among the most well-educated in the nation: 44.72% 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 2010 was $38,990, which is wealthy relative to Michigan and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $155,960 for a family of four. However, Milford contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

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, Polish, and Italian.

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