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 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.

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.

Milford is one of the most well-educated cities in the nation. 46.77% of adults in Milford have at least a bachelor's degree. Compare that to the average community in America, which has just 21.84% with a bachelor's degree or higher.

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.