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See what Milford, DE has to offer.

All About

Living in Milford, DE

Milford is a small city in Delaware with slightly more than 10,000 residents. Retirees can expect to fit right in, as they account for 18% of the population compared to 14% nationally. Renters tend to be in the minority in the area, and 63% of residents own their homes. With a relatively low average rent of $850/month in the city, renting remains an affordable option, particularly compared to other cities in Delaware. Over the course of a year, renters in Milford will save around $2,900 compared to the state average.

Milford residents have an average commute of about 25 minutes, quicker than the state average of about 27 minutes. Many residents (41%) drive their own vehicle to work, while public transportation isn't widely used. Walking isn't a common way to get to work.

Milford has a relatively large percentage of residents over the age of 25 who have an Associate's degree (6%) compared to the state average. Further, 9% possess a Bachelor's degree and 5% have a Master's or Doctoral degree. Many Milford residents work in one of three industries: manufacturing, retail, and healthcare. Combined, these industries make up 23% of the city's labor force. Meanwhile, looking at job function, 7% of the city's population works in transportation, making it the top field in the city. With an average annual income of just over $63,000, Milford workers bring in less than their peers elsewhere in the state. The city's average income also trails the national average of $73,345.

Who Lives Here

Milford Demographics

Education

High School

27%

Associate's

22%

Bachelor's

10%

Master's

5%

Doctorate

35%

Family Size

2 people

41%

3 people

28%

4 people

22%

5 people

7%

6+ people

3%

Household Income

0-50k

50%

50-100k

31%

100-150k

12%

150-200k

5%

200k+

2%

Age

0-10

15%

10-20

12%

20-45

32%

45-65

22%

65+

19%

Affordability

How expensive is it in Milford?

Rent Trends

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*The rent information included in this summary is based on a median calculation of multifamily rental property inventory on Apartment Guide and Rent.com over the past 12-months and is for illustrative purposes only. This information does not constitute a pricing guarantee or financial advice related to the rental market.

Getting Around Milford

Milford Transportation

Commute Time

0-15 Mins

33%

15-30 Mins

24%

30-40 Mins

26%

40-60 Mins

8%

60+ Mins

9%

Transportation Scores

Percentage: 2525

Walk Score®

Percentage: 3636

Bike Score®

Milford Education

Schools

Top Schools in Milford

6/10
7/10

Lulu M. Ross Elementary School

Grades 1-5 • Public

6/10

Mispillion Elementary School

Grades 1-5 • Public

NRNo Rating

Morris Early Childhood Center

Grades PK-K • Public

10/10
5/10
Information provided by GreatSchools. To verify school enrollment eligibility, contact the school district directly.

All About

Living in Milford, DE

Milford is a small city in Delaware with slightly more than 10,000 residents. Retirees can expect to fit right in, as they account for 18% of the population compared to 14% nationally. Renters tend to be in the minority in the area, and 63% of residents own their homes. With a relatively low average rent of $850/month in the city, renting remains an affordable option, particularly compared to other cities in Delaware. Over the course of a year, renters in Milford will save around $2,900 compared to the state average.

Milford residents have an average commute of about 25 minutes, quicker than the state average of about 27 minutes. Many residents (41%) drive their own vehicle to work, while public transportation isn't widely used. Walking isn't a common way to get to work.

Milford has a relatively large percentage of residents over the age of 25 who have an Associate's degree (6%) compared to the state average. Further, 9% possess a Bachelor's degree and 5% have a Master's or Doctoral degree. Many Milford residents work in one of three industries: manufacturing, retail, and healthcare. Combined, these industries make up 23% of the city's labor force. Meanwhile, looking at job function, 7% of the city's population works in transportation, making it the top field in the city. With an average annual income of just over $63,000, Milford workers bring in less than their peers elsewhere in the state. The city's average income also trails the national average of $73,345.