Introduction to Milford, Massachusetts
Milford, Massachusetts, in Worcester county, is 10 miles SW of Framingham, Massachusetts (center to center) and 27 miles SW of Boston, Massachusetts The town is conveniently located inside the Boston metropolitan area. There are an estimated 26,799 people in Milford.
The first group of settlers moved to Milford in 1662. The city was officially recognized in the year 1780. Since then, Milford has shown rapid growth.
Milford and nearby Attractions
Things To Do In Milford
The city offers an excellent base to enjoy the magnificence of nature. You can go for a short boat trip through the streams and creeks of the city. The tourists and residents can visit the churches, hotels, and parks of the city to spend their leisure hours. You can also pay a visit to the shopping centers of the city if you want to collect souvenirs.
Boston Logan International is the closest major airport.
Milford Higher Education
Framingham State College imparts higher education.
Milford strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Massachusetts):
Low Property Crime
Comparing Milford to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Massachusetts (State):
Ratings range from (lowest) to (highest).
|Well-Paid Single Men|
|Well-Paid Single Women|
|Age of the Population|
|Children Under 5 Years Old|
|Female Share of the Population|
|Male Share of the Population|
|Portion of People Married|
|Average Household Size|
|Median Family Income|
|People in Middle Class or Better|
|People Above Poverty|
|College Educated Adults|
|Walking and Biking to Work|
|Short Commute Times|
|Working at Home|
|Public Transportation Use|
|People Living Alone|
|Affordability of Rents|
|Seasonal and Vacation Housing|
|Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals|
|Housing Recently Built|
|Affordability of Property Taxes|
|Low Property Crime|
|Low Violent Crime|
|Nearest Medium City||10 miles SW of Framingham, Massachusetts (center to center)|
|Nearest Large City||27 miles SW of Boston, Massachusetts|
|Standard Zip Codes||01757|
|Phone Area Codes||508|
|Time Zone||Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)|
|Daylight Savings||The city observes Daylight Saving Time.|
Nearest Weather StationsNotes:
|Jan Temp||13 to 38 F|
|Apr Temp||35 to 59 F|
|Jul Temp||60 to 84 F|
|Oct Temp||37 to 64 F|
|Annual Precip||48.7 inches|
|Jan Temp||18 to 36 F|
|Apr Temp||37 to 58 F|
|Jul Temp||62 to 83 F|
|Oct Temp||41 to 62 F|
|Annual Precip||46.5 inches|
|Station||NORTH FOSTER 1 E|
|Jan Temp||17 to 35 F|
|Apr Temp||36 to 58 F|
|Jul Temp||61 to 81 F|
|Oct Temp||40 to 61 F|
|Annual Precip||53.1 inches|
|Average Family Size||3.08|
|American Indian & Alaskan||29||0.1%|
|Hispanic (included in categories above)||1,168||4.4%|
|Est. 2005 Population||27,519|
(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)
|Other (often includes Hispanic and African American)||7.9%|
|French (except Basque)||5.1%|
MILFORD REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER
(Government - Hospital District or Authority)
14 PROSPECT STREET
Emergency Service: Yes
31 WEST FOUNTAIN STREET
Serves 1,130 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 13.2
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