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Milford, Massachusetts - Basic Facts

The Milford Census Designated Place had a population of 25,951 as of July 1, 2019. Milford ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Massachusetts. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Milford is located at latitude 42.1398 and longitude -71.5162 in Worcester County. The formal boundaries for the Milford Census Designated Place encompass a land area of 10.16 sq. miles and a water area of 0.24 sq. miles. Worcester County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 259 feet.

The Milford Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2378167) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Milford Census Designated Place is located within Town of Milford, a minor civil division (MCD) of Worcester County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Milford: Milford Centre.

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Milford, MA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Milford, MA Housing Affordability Index is 94
State of Massachusetts Housing Affordability Index is 87
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Milford, MA Wealth Index is 99
State of Massachusetts Wealth Index is 139
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 25,951
Population in Households 25,765
Population in Families 20,675
Population in Group Qrtrs 186
Population Density 2,556
Diversity Index1 48
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $69,890
Average Household Income $92,490
Per Capita Income $35,900
Wealth Index3 99

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 10,581 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,782 (54.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,288 (40.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 511 ( 4.8%)
Median Home Value $326,492
Housing Affordability Index2 94
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 10,070
Average Household Size 2.56
Family Households 6,649
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
  2. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  3. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 0.38% 0.36%
Households 0.26% 0.3%
Families 0.2% 0.27%
Median Household Income   2.49%
Per Capita Income   2.76%

Milford, MA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Milford to the other 246 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Massachusetts by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 60 76th
Population Density # 58 77th
Diversity Index # 44 83rd
Median Household Income # 152 39th
Per Capita Income # 167 33rd

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