Milford, Indiana

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Milford, Indiana

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High Points

Milford strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Indiana):

Category Trophy
Walking and Biking to Work
(vs. Peers)
Top 8% Milford Walking and Biking to Work
Racial Diversity
(vs. State)
Top 11% Milford Racial Diversity
Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. Peers)
Top 12% Milford Low Rate of Poverty
Short Commute Times
(vs. Peers)
Top 14% Milford Short Commute Times

Comparative Profile of Milford, Indiana

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

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

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Female Share of the Population 8 9
Well-Paid Single Women 8 7
Racial Diversity 8 9
Well-Paid Single Men 7 6
Senior Citizens 7 8
Children Under 5 Years Old 5 3
Age of the Population 4 6
Male Share of the Population 3 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 7 7
Portion of People Married 6 6


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 9 9
People in Middle Class or Better 8 7
Median Family Income 7 6
College Educated Adults 2 3

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Walking and Biking to Work 10 10
Short Commute Times 9 9
Working at Home 6 7
Public Transportation Use 5 5


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 8 7
People Living Alone 7 7
Affordability of Property Taxes 6 5
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 6 9
Housing Recently Built 5 7
Affordability of Rents 5 6

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Milford Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 20 miles S of Elkhart, Indiana (center to center)
Nearest Large City 98 miles E of Chicago, Illinois
County Kosciusko
Standard Zip Codes 46542
Phone Area Codes 574
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.409
Longitude -85.845

Milford Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station GOSHEN 3 W
Distance 9.9 miles
Jan Temp 17 to 32 F
Apr Temp 39 to 61 F
Jul Temp 63 to 85 F
Oct Temp 43 to 64 F
Annual Precip 36.5 inches
Station WARSAW
Distance 12.3 miles
Jan Temp 15 to 31 F
Apr Temp 38 to 59 F
Jul Temp 62 to 82 F
Oct Temp 42 to 62 F
Annual Precip 36.6 inches
Distance 26 miles
Jan Temp 14 to 31 F
Apr Temp 37 to 58 F
Jul Temp 62 to 83 F
Oct Temp 40 to 62 F
Annual Precip 38.5 inches
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Milford Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,550 100%
Male 719 46.4%
Female 831 53.6%
Under 18 422 27.2%
18+ 1,128 72.8%
65+ 269 17.4%
Median Age 36
Average Family Size 3.11
White 1,420 91.6%
African-American 13 0.8%
Asian 4 0.3%
American Indian & Alaskan 2 0.1%
Other 82 5.3%
Mixed Race 29 1.9%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 173 11.2%

Estimated Milford Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,535
Growth -15
Growth % -1%

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 27.2%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 21.8%
US/American 19.4%
Irish 7.9%
English 7.1%
Dutch 2.9%
Polish 2.1%
Scottish 1.6%
Italian 1.6%
Swiss 1.4%
French (except Basque) 1.3%
Scotch-Irish 1%
European 0.6%
Danish 0.6%
Norwegian 0.5%
Russian 0.5%
Other Arab 0.5%
Canadian 0.5%
Welsh 0.5%
Pennsylvania German 0.4%
Swedish 0.2%
French Canadian 0.2%
British 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Milford 1,550 $43,958
Indian Village 144 $59,375
Leesburg 625 $49,091
Millersburg 868 $44,250
Nappanee 6,710 $53,329
North Webster 1,067 $46,094
Syracuse 3,038 $45,968

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