Milford, PA


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Milford is a very small borough located in the state of Pennsylvania. With a population of 980 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Milford is the 784th largest community in Pennsylvania. Much of the housing stock in Milford was built prior to World War II, making it one of the older and more historic boroughs in the country.

Milford real estate is some of the most expensive in Pennsylvania, although Milford house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.

Unlike some boroughs, 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 borough of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Milford who work in management occupations (13.12%), sales jobs (11.93%), and office and administrative support (10.93%).

Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 8.80% 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.

Despite being a small borough, Milford has a lot of people using the bus to get to and from work every day. Most of these people on the bus are using it to get to good jobs in other cities.

The overall education level of Milford citizens is substantially higher than the typical US community, as 31.06% 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 2010 was $33,700, which is wealthy relative to Pennsylvania and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $134,800 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 Italian, German, Polish, and English.

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