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Overview

Introduction to Milford, Massachusetts

Milford, Massachusetts, in Worcester county, is 10 miles SW of Framingham, Massachusetts (center to center) and 27 miles SW of Boston, Massachusetts The town is conveniently located inside the Boston metropolitan area.

Milford History

The first group of settlers moved to Milford in 1662. The city was officially recognized in the year 1780. Since then, Milford has shown rapid growth.

Milford and nearby Attractions

  • Fun Zone
  • Skate Palace
  • Milford Country Club
  • Quarry Square Shopping Center
  • Hayward Field
  • Unitarian Church

Things To Do In Milford

The city offers an excellent base to enjoy the magnificence of nature. You can go for a short boat trip through the streams and creeks of the city. The tourists and residents can visit the churches, hotels, and parks of the city to spend their leisure hours. You can also pay a visit to the shopping centers of the city if you want to collect souvenirs.

City Transportation

Boston Logan International is the closest major airport.

Milford Higher Education

Along with Framingham State College, the local institution of higher learning, many online colleges offer degree programs to students in Milford.

Demographics

People

Total Population25,701
Male Share of the Population48.8%
Female Share of the Population51.2%
Senior Citizens13.1%
Employed Population 16+13,399
Age of the Population38

Families

% of people married50.9%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher33.9%
Median Earnings25+$45,582
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$23,843
Median Earnings With High School Degree$32,750

Wealth

Median Family Income$86,944
% Above Poverty Level91.7%
% Below Poverty Level8.3%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time30 minutes
% Working from Home3.5%
% Walking and Biking to Work2.3%
% Using Public Transportation1.8%

Housing

People Living Alone29.3%
Median Gross Rent$1,021
Median House Value$273,100

Ancestry

Italian24.8%
Irish20.9%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)17.2%
English6.5%
Portuguese6.1%
French Except Basque5.2%
Brazilian5.1%
German4.1%
Canadian4.1%
Polish2.7%
Swedish2.5%
Arab1.9%
Scottish1.8%
Greek1.4%
Russian1.2%
US/American1.1%
West Indian1.1%
African0.7%
Lithuanian0.7%
Egyptian0.7%
Welsh0.6%
Dutch0.5%
Lebanese0.5%
Haitian0.4%
Syrian0.4%
Norwegian0.4%
Hungarian0.3%
Jamaican0.3%
Trinidad Tobago0.3%
Ukrainian0.2%
Iranian0.2%
Danishn0.2%
Romanian0.1%
Swiss0.1%
Slovak0.1%
Slovene0.1%
Nigerian0.1%
Czech0.1%
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Milford Almanac

CategoryValue
County Worcester County
Standard Zip Codes1757
Phone Area Codes508,774
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude42.14
Approximate Longitude-71.51

Milford Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

StationWEST MEDWAY
Distance4.3 miles
Jan Temp13 to 38 F
Apr Temp35 to 59 F
Jul Temp60 to 84 F
Oct Temp37 to 64 F
Annual Precip48.7 inches
StationWALPOLE 2
Distance13.8 miles
Jan Temp18 to 36 F
Apr Temp37 to 58 F
Jul Temp62 to 83 F
Oct Temp41 to 62 F
Annual Precip46.5 inches
StationNORTH FOSTER 1 E
Distance22.9 miles
Jan Temp17 to 35 F
Apr Temp36 to 58 F
Jul Temp61 to 81 F
Oct Temp40 to 61 F
Annual Precip53.1 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Bellingham5,376$93,679
Hopedale3,812$113,304
Hopkinton2,794$118,375
Medway13,135$141,824
Mendon5,963$131,473
Upton2,998$107,350

Milford Public Libraries

Milford Town Library
80 SPRUCE STREET
Milford, Massachusetts
(508) 473-2145

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Milford Hospitals

Milford Regional Medical Center
(Non-profit)
14 Prospect Street

Milford Public Schools

Shining Star Early Childhood Center
31 West Fountain Street
ZIP: 1757
(508) 478-1135
Primary
Total Enrollment 141
Brookside
110 Congress Street
ZIP: 1757
(508) 478-1177
Primary
Total Enrollment 521
Milford High
31 West Fountain Street
ZIP: 1757
(508) 478-1110
High
Total Enrollment 1127
Stacy Middle
66 School Street
ZIP: 1757
(508) 478-1180
Middle
Total Enrollment 919
Milford Middle East
45 Main Street
ZIP: 1757
(508) 478-1170
Other
Total Enrollment 318
Woodland
10 North Vine Street
ZIP: 1757
(508) 478-1186
Primary
Total Enrollment 677
Memorial
12-14 Walnut Street
ZIP: 1757
(508) 478-1689
Primary
Total Enrollment 473

Milford Private Schools

Milford Catholic Elementary School
11 E Main St
ZIP: 1757
Elementary
Total Enrollment 97
Evergreen Center
345 Fortune Blvd
ZIP: 1757
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 93
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