Milford, New York

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Milford, New York

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High Points

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

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Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. State)
Top 7% Milford Affordability of Property Taxes
College Educated Adults
(vs. Peers)
Top 18% Milford College Educated Adults

Comparative Profile of Milford, New York

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

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

The People

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


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 7 6
Portion of People Married 3 4


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
College Educated Adults 9 5
People Above Poverty 8 6
People in Middle Class or Better 7 5
Median Family Income 7 4

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 9 8
Short Commute Times 7 8
Public Transportation Use 7 3
Walking and Biking to Work 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 8 8
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 5 4
Affordability of Rents 4 8
Affordability of Property Taxes 3 10
People Living Alone 3 4
Housing Recently Built 1 1

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Milford Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 38 miles SE of Utica, New York (center to center)
Nearest Large City 134 miles N of Newark, New Jersey
County Otsego
Standard Zip Codes 13807
Phone Area Codes 607
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 42.59
Longitude -74.945

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 5.2 miles
Jan Temp 11 to 31 F
Apr Temp 31 to 55 F
Jul Temp 55 to 80 F
Oct Temp 36 to 59 F
Annual Precip 40.4 inches
Distance 19 miles
Jan Temp 12 to 29 F
Apr Temp 33 to 53 F
Jul Temp 58 to 78 F
Oct Temp 38 to 58 F
Annual Precip 45.7 inches
Distance 26.3 miles
Jan Temp 11 to 33 F
Apr Temp 32 to 55 F
Jul Temp 56 to 81 F
Oct Temp 36 to 60 F
Annual Precip 37.6 inches
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Milford Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 511 100%
Male 245 47.9%
Female 266 52.1%
Under 18 138 27%
18+ 373 73%
65+ 66 12.9%
Median Age 38.6
Average Family Size 2.9
White 494 96.7%
African-American 1 0.2%
Asian 5 1%
American Indian & Alaskan 3 0.6%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 8 1.6%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 11 2.2%

Estimated Milford Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 485
Growth -26
Growth % -5.1%

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
English 30.5%
Irish 17.8%
German 14.5%
US/American 10.6%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 4.1%
Italian 3.1%
Swedish 3.1%
Dutch 3.1%
Scotch-Irish 2.8%
French (except Basque) 2.3%
Scottish 1%
Russian 0.8%
Yugoslavian 0.8%
Norwegian 0.8%
Czechoslovakian 0.5%
Pennsylvania German 0.5%
Croatian 0.5%
Slovene 0.5%
Polish 0.5%
Canadian 0.5%
French Canadian 0.5%
Danish 0.5%
Austrian 0.5%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Milford 511 $45,375
Cherry Valley 592 $41,375
Cooperstown 2,032 $50,250
Laurens 277 $27,500
Morris 591 $36,875
Oneonta 13,292 $40,833
West End 1,813 $31,628

Milford Public Libraries

Milford Free Library
Milford, New York
(607) 286-9076

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Milford High Schools (2004)

Title I eligible, not participating.
Serves 473 students.

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