Milford, New Jersey

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Milford, New Jersey

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Well-Paid Single Men
(vs. Peers)
Top 4% trophy Milford Well-Paid Single Men
Public Transportation Use
(vs. Peers)
Top 6% Milford Public Transportation Use
Well-Paid Single Women
(vs. Peers)
Top 8% Milford Well-Paid Single Women
Median Family Income
(vs. Peers)
Top 9% Milford Median Family Income
Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. Peers)
Top 10% Milford Low Rate of Poverty
People in Middle Class or Better
(vs. Peers)
Top 11% Milford People in Middle Class or Better
College Educated Adults
(vs. Peers)
Top 14% Milford College Educated Adults

Comparative Profile of Milford, New Jersey

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

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

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Well-Paid Single Men 10 7
Well-Paid Single Women 10 5
Male Share of the Population 9 10
Age of the Population 6 6
Racial Diversity 5 1
Senior Citizens 4 6
Children Under 5 Years Old 4 4
Female Share of the Population 2 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 8 6
Average Household Size 7 4


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Median Family Income 10 4
People Above Poverty 10 7
People in Middle Class or Better 9 5
College Educated Adults 9 5

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Public Transportation Use 10 5
Working at Home 4 3
Walking and Biking to Work 3 2
Short Commute Times 1 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 8 6
People Living Alone 5 7
Housing Recently Built 3 4
Affordability of Rents 1 6
Affordability of Property Taxes 1 7
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 1 1

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Milford Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 15 miles E of Bethlehem, Pennsylvania (center to center)
Nearest Large City 42 miles N of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
County Hunterdon
Standard Zip Codes 08848
Phone Area Codes 908
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.568
Longitude -75.095

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 7.3 miles
Jan Temp 20 to 37 F
Apr Temp 39 to 62 F
Jul Temp 63 to 85 F
Oct Temp 42 to 65 F
Annual Precip 49.7 inches
Distance 22.1 miles
Jan Temp 17 to 37 F
Apr Temp 35 to 60 F
Jul Temp 59 to 82 F
Oct Temp 38 to 63 F
Annual Precip 53.2 inches
Distance 29.9 miles
Jan Temp 19 to 41 F
Apr Temp 38 to 64 F
Jul Temp 63 to 87 F
Oct Temp 41 to 68 F
Annual Precip 50.2 inches
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Milford Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,195 100%
Male 606 50.7%
Female 589 49.3%
Under 18 303 25.4%
18+ 892 74.6%
65+ 163 13.6%
Median Age 38.7
Average Family Size 3.11
White 1,166 97.6%
African-American 2 0.2%
Asian 5 0.4%
American Indian & Alaskan 2 0.2%
Other 1 0.1%
Mixed Race 15 1.3%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 24 2%

Estimated Milford Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,215
Growth 20
Growth % 1.7%

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 25.4%
Irish 12.4%
Italian 10.2%
Polish 8.6%
US/American 8.3%
English 7.6%
Hungarian 3.9%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 3.5%
Dutch 2.9%
French (except Basque) 2.3%
Scottish 2.2%
Norwegian 1.5%
Ukrainian 1.5%
Scotch-Irish 1.4%
Welsh 1.2%
British 1.1%
Pennsylvania German 0.9%
Slovak 0.9%
Lithuanian 0.6%
Czechoslovakian 0.6%
Austrian 0.5%
Czech 0.5%
Greek 0.5%
Syrian 0.4%
Danish 0.3%
Russian 0.2%
French Canadian 0.2%
European 0.2%
Belgian 0.2%
Swedish 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Milford 1,195 $62,167
Alpha 2,482 $45,435
Bloomsbury 886 $67,500
Clinton 2,632 $88,671
Frenchtown 1,488 $62,132
Lopatcong 5,765 $65,545
Phillipsburg 15,166 $46,925

Milford Public Libraries

Holland Township Free Public Library
Milford, New Jersey
(908) 995-4767
Milford Public Library
Milford, New Jersey
(908) 995-4072

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