Milford, Nebraska

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Milford, Nebraska

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Well-Paid Single Men
(vs. State)
Top 1% trophy Milford Well-Paid Single Men
Walking and Biking to Work
(vs. Peers)
Top 5% trophy Milford Walking and Biking to Work
Low Violent Crime
(vs. Peers)
Top 8% Milford Low Violent Crime
Median Family Income
(vs. State)
Top 11% Milford Median Family Income
Public Transportation Use
(vs. State)
Top 12% Milford Public Transportation Use
Short Commute Times
(vs. Peers)
Top 18% Milford Short Commute Times
People in Middle Class or Better
(vs. State)
Top 18% Milford People in Middle Class or Better

Comparative Profile of Milford, Nebraska

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

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

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Male Share of the Population 10 10
Well-Paid Single Men 10 10
Senior Citizens 5 3
Racial Diversity 4 5
Children Under 5 Years Old 2 2
Age of the Population 1 1
Female Share of the Population 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 7 7
Average Household Size 5 7


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Median Family Income 8 9
People in Middle Class or Better 8 9
College Educated Adults 8 8
People Above Poverty 6 4

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Walking and Biking to Work 10 9
Working at Home 9 10
Short Commute Times 9 4
Public Transportation Use 7 9


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 9 10
People Living Alone 7 5
Housing Recently Built 6 9
Affordability of Rents 6 4
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 6 6
Affordability of Property Taxes 3 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Low Violent Crime 10 10
Low Property Crime 8 8

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Milford Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 20 miles W of Lincoln, Nebraska (center to center)
Nearest Large City 67 miles SW of Omaha, Nebraska
County Seward
Standard Zip Codes 68405
Phone Area Codes 402
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.774
Longitude -97.05

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 SEWARD
Distance 8.9 miles
Jan Temp 14 to 35 F
Apr Temp 40 to 66 F
Jul Temp 66 to 90 F
Oct Temp 42 to 69 F
Annual Precip 27.9 inches
Station CRETE
Distance 12.1 miles
Jan Temp 14 to 35 F
Apr Temp 40 to 64 F
Jul Temp 65 to 88 F
Oct Temp 43 to 68 F
Annual Precip 29 inches
Station GENEVA
Distance 33.3 miles
Jan Temp 14 to 34 F
Apr Temp 40 to 63 F
Jul Temp 66 to 86 F
Oct Temp 42 to 65 F
Annual Precip 29.7 inches
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Milford Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 2,070 100%
Male 1,178 56.9%
Female 892 43.1%
Under 18 449 21.7%
18+ 1,621 78.3%
65+ 310 15%
Median Age 28.4
Average Family Size 2.99
White 2,025 97.8%
African-American 5 0.2%
Asian 1 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 6 0.3%
Other 14 0.7%
Mixed Race 18 0.9%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 31 1.5%

Estimated Milford Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 2,053
Growth -17
Growth % -0.8%

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 55.9%
English 7.6%
US/American 6.7%
Czech 4.9%
Irish 4.6%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 3.7%
Swedish 3.2%
Polish 2.7%
French (except Basque) 1.6%
European 1.6%
Italian 1.3%
Danish 1.2%
Dutch 1.2%
Scotch-Irish 0.7%
Norwegian 0.5%
Scottish 0.5%
Swiss 0.4%
Czechoslovakian 0.4%
Scandinavian 0.2%
French Canadian 0.2%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Milford, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Grover (68405)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Milford 2,070 $51,012
Crete 6,028 $43,295
Denton 189 $55,417
Dorchester 615 $40,982
Goehner 186 $58,125
Pleasant Dale 245 $48,958
Seward 6,319 $54,808

Milford Public Libraries

Webermeier Memorial Library
Milford, Nebraska
(402) 761-2937

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Milford High Schools (2004)

Serves 346 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 14.4

Milford Colleges

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