Milford is a very small city located in the state of Utah. With a population of 1,353 people and just one neighborhood, Milford is the 126th largest community in Utah.
Occupations and Workforce
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Milford is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 41.05% of the Milford workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Milford is a city of service providers, transportation and shipping workers and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Milford who work in food service (9.38%), office and administrative support (9.09%) and farm management occupations (7.53%).
Setting & Lifestyle
Because of many things, Milford is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Milford really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Milford perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.
One of the benefits of Milford is that there is very little traffic. The average commute to work is 18.51 minutes, which is substantially less than the national average. Not only does this mean that the drive to work is less aggravating, but noise and pollution levels are lower as a result.
Being a small city, Milford does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.