Milford, NJ

Milford profile

Living in Milford

Milford is a very small borough located in the state of New Jersey. With a population of 1,181 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Milford is the 464th largest community in New Jersey. Milford has a large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic boroughs in the country.

Housing costs in Milford are among some of the highest in the nation, although real estate prices here don't compare to real estate prices in the most expensive communities in New Jersey.

Milford is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Milford is a borough of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Milford who work in sales jobs (15.90%), office and administrative support (12.77%), and teaching (9.24%).

Milford’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the nation, making it a very safe place to live.

In Milford, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 33.47 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.

The overall education level of Milford citizens is substantially higher than the typical US community, as 32.45% of adults in Milford have at least a bachelor's degree, and the average American community has 21.84%.

The per capita income in Milford in 2018 was $42,120, which is middle income relative to New Jersey, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $168,480 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, Italian, English, and Polish.

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