Milford, MI

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Living in Milford

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.

Milford is a decidedly white-collar village, with fully 86.91% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Milford is a village of sales and office workers, professionals, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Milford who work in sales jobs (14.55%), office and administrative support (13.30%), and management occupations (12.88%).

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 very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Milford really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Milford perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.

In Milford, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 31.71 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.

Being a small village, Milford does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.

The citizens of Milford are among the most well-educated in the nation: 46.77% 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 $41,873, which is wealthy relative to Michigan and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $167,492 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 Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Milford include German, Irish, Polish, English, and Italian.

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