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. Milford has an unusually large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic boroughs.

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.

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, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Milford who work in office and administrative support (11.84%), management occupations (11.07%), and sales jobs (8.93%).

One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 7.57% of the workforce. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce this is high compared to the rest of the county. 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 overall education level of Milford is somewhat higher than in the average US city of 21.84%: 28.95% of adults 25 and older in the borough have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Milford in 2010 was $34,464, which is wealthy relative to Pennsylvania and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $137,856 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, English, and Polish.

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