Milford, Ohio

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Milford, Ohio

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.

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High Points

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

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Well-Paid Single Women
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Top 19% Milford Well-Paid Single Women

Comparative Profile of Milford, Ohio

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

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

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Female Share of the Population 10 10
Senior Citizens 10 10
Age of the Population 8 8
Well-Paid Single Women 8 9
Well-Paid Single Men 6 7
Children Under 5 Years Old 6 6
Racial Diversity 4 8
Male Share of the Population 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 2 1
Average Household Size 1 1


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

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 9 10
Public Transportation Use 7 8
Walking and Biking to Work 6 8
Short Commute Times 5 5


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 10 10
People Living Alone 10 10
Affordability of Rents 7 5
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 6 6
Housing Recently Built 5 8
Affordability of Property Taxes 5 3

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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
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Milford Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 6,284 100%
Male 2,817 44.8%
Female 3,467 55.2%
Under 18 1,420 22.6%
18+ 4,864 77.4%
65+ 1,336 21.3%
Median Age 39.1
Average Family Size 2.92
White 5,975 95.1%
African-American 209 3.3%
Asian 28 0.4%
American Indian & Alaskan 8 0.1%
Other 20 0.3%
Mixed Race 42 0.7%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 57 0.9%

Estimated Milford Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 6,325
Growth 41
Growth % 0.7%

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 27%
US/American 15%
English 14.1%
Irish 12.7%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 7.3%
Italian 7%
French (except Basque) 3.1%
Polish 2.6%
Scottish 2.1%
Dutch 1.8%
Welsh 0.9%
Scotch-Irish 0.8%
European 0.8%
Swiss 0.7%
Swedish 0.7%
Danish 0.6%
Canadian 0.4%
Hungarian 0.3%
Arab/Arabic 0.3%
Armenian 0.3%
French Canadian 0.3%
Lebanese 0.3%
Slovene 0.2%
Celtic 0.2%
Russian 0.2%
Yugoslavian 0.2%
Norwegian 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Milford 6,284 $51,919
Loveland 11,677 $63,535
Madeira 8,923 $70,625
Mariemont 3,408 $81,358
Montgomery 10,163 $100,158
Newtown 2,420 $56,902
Terrace Park 2,273 $104,250

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(As of 2005)
Milford, OH - SR 28
1090 State Road 28
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