Milford, OH


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Milford is a somewhat small city located in the state of Ohio. With a population of 6,847 people and eight constituent neighborhoods, Milford is the 220th largest community in Ohio.

Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Milford is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Milford is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Milford who work in sales jobs (14.81%), office and administrative support (10.95%), and food service (10.72%).

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.

Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 10.02% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.

The percentage of people in Milford who are college-educated is somewhat higher than the average US community of 21.84%: 27.38% of adults in Milford have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Milford in 2010 was $24,426, which is upper middle income relative to Ohio, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $97,704 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, Italian, and Scottish.

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