Introduction to Milford, Ohio

Milford, Ohio, in Clermont county, is 8 miles E of Cincinnati, Ohio. An estimated 6,284 people live in the city.

Milford History

John Nancarrow was a Revolutionary War veteran who surveyed Old Milford, Milford, and the Miami Township. He sold his share of land, which constituted Milford, to Phillip Gatch, who in turn sold it to Ambrose Ransom, who then later sold a portion of it to John Hageman. The first settler of Milford was John Hageman, who called the area Hageman’s Mills. He left for Indiana in 1815, by which time Milford had become popular. The city was henceforth known as Milford.

Milford and Nearby Attractions

  • Promont House Museum
  • Newport Aquarium
  • Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden
  • Railway Museum of Greater Cincinnati
  • Withrow Nature Preserve
  • Harriet Beecher Stowe House

Things To Do In Milford

Among the popular attractions near Milford are the Newport Aquarium and Cox Arboretum & Gardens Metropark. Recreational facilities are available at numerous parks near Milford. Some of the well known parks include Stonelick Lake State Park, Devou Park, Caesar Creek State Park, and Big Bone Lick State Park. Activities like boating, hiking, and camping may be enjoyed at these parks. Vent Haven Museum has exhibits on ventriloquists and ventriloquism.

Milford Transportation

Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport is the nearest major airport.

Milford Higher Education

College of Mount Saint Joseph, Miami University - Hamilton, Thomas More College, and Xavier University are located nearby.


Total Population 6,767
Male Share of the Population 46.2%
Female Share of the Population 53.8%
Senior Citizens 20.9%
Employed Population 16+ 3,069
Age of the Population 43


% of people married 42.3%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 29.8%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0


Median Family Income $47,125
% Above Poverty Level 75.8%
% Below Poverty Level 24.2%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 22 minutes
% Working from Home 10.1%
% Walking and Biking to Work 5.7%
% Using Public Transportation 1.3%


People Living Alone 45.8%
Median Gross Rent $649
Median House Value $149,500


Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 13.8%
US/American 0%
English 12.4%
Irish 13.5%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Milford Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 8 miles E of Cincinnati, Ohio
County Clermont
Standard Zip Codes 45150
Phone Area Codes 513
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 39.175
Longitude -84.294

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 0.8 miles
Jan Temp 19 to 38 F
Apr Temp 39 to 65 F
Jul Temp 63 to 87 F
Oct Temp 41 to 68 F
Annual Precip 44.6 inches
Distance 17.4 miles
Jan Temp 17 to 36 F
Apr Temp 40 to 64 F
Jul Temp 64 to 87 F
Oct Temp 42 to 66 F
Annual Precip 44.7 inches
Distance 21.8 miles
Jan Temp 21 to 38 F
Apr Temp 43 to 65 F
Jul Temp 66 to 86 F
Oct Temp 45 to 66 F
Annual Precip 42.6 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Loveland 12,451 $95,183
Madeira 8,858 $99,000
Mariemont 3,397 $116,613

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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