Milford, Illinois

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Milford, Illinois

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Comparative Profile of Milford, Illinois

Comparing Milford to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Illinois (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Age of the Population 9 10
Senior Citizens 9 10
Male Share of the Population 8 8
Well-Paid Single Men 5 3
Female Share of the Population 3 3
Children Under 5 Years Old 2 1
Racial Diversity 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 5 4
Average Household Size 2 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 8 6
People in Middle Class or Better 6 4
Median Family Income 5 3
College Educated Adults 2 2

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Walking and Biking to Work 8 9
Public Transportation Use 8 6
Short Commute Times 7 8
Working at Home 4 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Living Alone 7 8
Affordability of Rents 6 7
Affordability of Property Taxes 6 8
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 6 6
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 2 3
Housing Recently Built 2 2

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Milford Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 45 miles W of Lafayette, Indiana (center to center)
Nearest Large City 85 miles S of Chicago, Illinois
County Iroquois
Standard Zip Codes 60953
Phone Area Codes 815
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.628
Longitude -87.696

Milford Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 11.4 miles
Jan Temp 18 to 32 F
Apr Temp 41 to 63 F
Jul Temp 65 to 85 F
Oct Temp 45 to 65 F
Annual Precip 36.9 inches
Station WATSEKA 2 NW
Distance 12.2 miles
Jan Temp 14 to 30 F
Apr Temp 39 to 60 F
Jul Temp 63 to 84 F
Oct Temp 41 to 64 F
Annual Precip 39.2 inches
Distance 32.8 miles
Jan Temp 14 to 33 F
Apr Temp 39 to 63 F
Jul Temp 64 to 87 F
Oct Temp 41 to 67 F
Annual Precip 38.7 inches
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Milford Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,369 100%
Male 677 49.5%
Female 692 50.5%
Under 18 279 20.4%
18+ 1,090 79.6%
65+ 311 22.7%
Median Age 42.7
Average Family Size 2.81
White 1,358 99.2%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 6 0.4%
Mixed Race 5 0.4%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 26 1.9%

Estimated Milford Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,310
Growth -59
Growth % -4.3%

Milford Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
German 39.2%
US/American 16.1%
English 11.9%
Irish 5.8%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 5.7%
French (except Basque) 3.4%
Italian 2.8%
Dutch 2.6%
Swedish 2.6%
French Canadian 2.2%
Scotch-Irish 1.6%
Scottish 1.2%
Norwegian 0.9%
European 0.9%
Polish 0.7%
Swiss 0.7%
Welsh 0.5%
Danish 0.4%
British 0.4%
Hungarian 0.3%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Milford 1,369 $40,750
Cissna Park 811 $49,167
Hoopeston 5,965 $39,368
Sheldon 1,232 $38,750
Watseka 5,670 $40,000
Wellington 264 $35,000
Woodland 319 $35,000

Milford Public Libraries

Milford District Library
Milford, Illinois
(815) 889-4722

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Milford High Schools (2004)

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PO BOX 257
Serves 206 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 11.4

1101 N 1800 EAST RD
A Special Education School
Serves 30 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 10

Milford Colleges

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