Milford Center, Ohio

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Population in 2013: 810 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +29.4%
Males: 432  (53.4%)
Females: 378  (46.6%)
Median resident age:  34.9 years
Ohio median age:  40.5 years

Zip codes: 43045.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $45,700 (it was $40,938 in 2000)
Milford Center:

$45,700
OH:

$46,829
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $20,586 (it was $18,346 in 2000)

Milford Center village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $101,259 (it was $77,300 in 2000)
Milford Center:

$101,259
OH:

$127,600
Mean prices in 2012: All housing units: $106,523; Detached houses: $109,889; Mobile homes: $27,657

Median gross rent in 2012: $759.

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Milford Center races chart
  • White alone - 763 (96.3%)
  • Two or more races - 16 (2.0%)
  • Hispanic - 5 (0.6%)
  • Black alone - 4 (0.5%)
  • American Indian alone - 2 (0.3%)
  • Asian alone - 2 (0.3%)

Races in Milford Center detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Milford Center: 86.2 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (24.0%), United States (22.5%), Irish (15.0%), English (6.7%), French (5.0%), Dutch (3.1%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 990 feet

Land area: 0.35 square miles.

Population density: 2,291 people per square mile   (low).

Milford Center,OH real estate house value index trend

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For population 25 years and over in Milford Center:

  • High school or higher: 90.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 8.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.6%
  • Unemployed: 1.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Milford Center village:

  • Never married: 22.8%
  • Now married: 51.0%
  • Separated: 5.4%
  • Widowed: 5.6%
  • Divorced: 15.2%

1 residents are foreign born

This village:  0.1%
Ohio:  3.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,545 (1.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $933 (1.0%)

Milford Center satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Springfield, OH (26.1 miles , pop. 65,358).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Columbus, OH (26.9 miles , pop. 711,470).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (249.5 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Woodstock, OH (2.2 miles ), Marysville, OH (2.3 miles ), Unionville Center, OH (2.4 miles ), North Lewisburg, OH (2.7 miles ), Mechanicsburg, OH (3.1 miles ), Plain City, OH (3.2 miles ), New California, OH (3.3 miles ), Raymond, OH (3.3 miles ).

Latitude: 40.18 N, Longitude: 83.44 W

Area code: 937

Milford Center household income distribution Milford Center home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

4.4%
Ohio:

5.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -19 (-2.9%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (36%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (11%)
  • Construction (6%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Retail trade (16%)
  • Manufacturing (13%)
  • Health care and social assistance (12%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (10%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (10%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (9%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Material moving workers except supervisors and laborers and material movers, hand (5%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (9%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (6%)
  • Food and beverage serving workers except waiters/waitresses (6%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (6%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5%)

Work and jobs in Milford Center: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Milford Center, Ohio

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Milford Center-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Ohio state average. It is 34% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/3/1974, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 19.9 miles away from the Milford Center village center killed 36 people and injured 1150 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 4/11/1965, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 34.3 miles away from the village center killed 3 people and injured 50 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Milford Center-area historical earthquake activity is near Ohio state average. It is 84% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 139.2 miles away from the city center
On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 183.1 miles away from Milford Center center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 154.4 miles away from the city center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 55.2 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 266.4 miles away from Milford Center center
On 9/7/1988 at 02:28:09, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG) earthquake occurred 142.8 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Union County (7) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Snows: 2, Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tornado: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Milford Center topographic map

Birthplace of: Norton P. Chipman - Union Army general.

Hospitals and medical centers near Milford Center:

  • MILCREST NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; MARYSVILLE, OH)
  • MEMORIAL HOSPITAL OF UNION COUNTY Acute Care Hospitals (about 6 miles away; MARYSVILLE, OH)
  • HEARTLAND OF MARYSVILLE (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; MARYSVILLE, OH)
  • CHARLES B MILLS CENTER INC (Hospital, about 6 miles away; MARYSVILLE, OH)
  • SPRING MEADOWS CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; WOODSTOCK, OH)
  • UNION MANOR (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; MARYSVILLE, OH)
  • ANGELS CARE HOME HEALTH OF OHIO (Home Health Center, about 8 miles away; DOVER, OH)

Airports located in Milford Center:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Milford Center:

  • Ohio State University-Main Campus (about 26 miles; Columbus, OH; Full-time enrollment: 50,395)
  • Otterbein University (about 27 miles; Westerville, OH; FT enrollment: 2,933)
  • Clark State Community College (about 28 miles; Springfield, OH; FT enrollment: 3,689)
  • Columbus State Community College (about 28 miles; Columbus, OH; FT enrollment: 24,488)
  • Franklin University (about 29 miles; Columbus, OH; FT enrollment: 3,736)
  • Ohio Dominican University (about 30 miles; Columbus, OH; FT enrollment: 2,045)
  • Capital University (about 31 miles; Columbus, OH; FT enrollment: 3,029)

Public high school in Milford Center:

Public elementary/middle schools in Milford Center:

Private elementary/middle school in Milford Center:

  • ST PAUL LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 58; Location: 7960 STATE ROUTE 38; Grades: PK - 7)
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Notable locations in Milford Center: Union Township Fire and Emergency Medical Services Department (A), Union Township Hall (B), Milford Center Village Hall (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Union County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 103. This is worse than average.

City:

103
U.S.:

74

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 34.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 10.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

34.5
U.S.:

32.0

Drinking water stations with addresses in Milford Center and their reported violations in the past:

WEIGHT LIFTING FACILITY (Population served: 30, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 20.7%
(20.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 77.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
Average household size:
This village:  2.6 people
Ohio:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:  73.6%
Whole state:  65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:  8.0%
Whole state:  6.8%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 1.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

Milford Center compared to Ohio state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

Milford Center travel time to work - commute Milford Center mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (84%)
  • Electricity (6%)
  • Wood (5%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (2%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Milford Center village (based on Union County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 34.16%
Here: 34.2%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameUnited Methodist ChurchLutheran ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaCatholic ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)
Adherents25.9%14.1%13.3%11.0%7.1%
Congregations28.6%4.1%4.1%6.1%4.1%
NameChristian Churches and Churches of ChristAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAChurch of the NazareneChurches of ChristOther
Adherents5.9%4.3%3.7%2.3%12.3%
Congregations6.1%8.2%2.0%4.1%32.7%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 6
Union County:

1.26 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

1.89 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Union County:

0.63 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

1.25 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 14
Union County:

2.94 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.93 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 29
Here:

6.09 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.25 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

8.3%
Ohio:

10.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Union County:

30.1%
Ohio:

29.1%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

10.9%
State:

11.9%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 0$0 2$2,686
Other Government Administration 0$0 10$4,379
Water Supply 0$0 1$1,384
Totals for Government 0$0 13$8,449

6.69% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($49,612 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.69%
Ohio average:

4.72%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Franklin County, OH  2.11% ($51,646 average AGI)
from Delaware County, OH  0.53% ($51,747)
from Logan County, OH  0.51% ($42,229)


6.87% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($42,579 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.87%
Ohio average:

5.14%

0.06% of residents moved to foreign countries ($576 average AGI)
Union County:

0.06%
Ohio average:

0.04%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Franklin County, OH  2.03% ($40,509 average AGI)
to Delaware County, OH  0.65% ($60,148)
to Logan County, OH  0.53% ($30,340)

Strongest AM radio stations in Milford Center:

  • WRFD (880 AM; daytime; 23 kW; COLUMBUS-WORTHINGTON, OH; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF OHIO, INC.)
  • WTVN (610 AM; 50 kW; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WLW (700 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WOSU (820 AM; 5 kW; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: THE OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WUCO (1270 AM; 1 kW; MARYSVILLE, OH; Owner: FRONTIER BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WDLR (1550 AM; 4 kW; DELAWARE, OH; Owner: THE FIFTEEN FIFTY CORPORATION)
  • WKNR (850 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WSAI (1530 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WBNS (1460 AM; 5 kW; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: RADIOHIO, INCORPORATED)
  • WJR (760 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WOWO (1190 AM; 50 kW; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: PATHFINDER COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WFDF (910 AM; 50 kW; FLINT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WTAM (1100 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Milford Center:

  • WRVT (88.7 FM; RUTLAND, VT; Owner: VERMONT PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WJZK (104.3 FM; RICHWOOD, OH; Owner: SCANTLAND BROADCASTING LTD)
  • WSNY (94.7 FM; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: FRANKLIN COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • W201AK (88.1 FM; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: THE CEDARVILLE UNIVERSITY)
  • WOSU-FM (89.7 FM; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: THE OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WBZX (99.7 FM; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: NORTH AMERICAN BROADCASTING CO., INC)
  • WBNS-FM (97.1 FM; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: RADIO OHIO, INC.)
  • WXMG (98.9 FM; UPPER ARLINGTON, OH; Owner: BLUE CHIP BROADCASTING LICENSES, LTD)
  • WCOL-FM (92.3 FM; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WLVQ (96.3 FM; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WUFM (88.7 FM; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: SPIRIT COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • WPKO-FM (98.3 FM; BELLEFONTAINE, OH; Owner: V-TECK COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WODB (107.9 FM; DELAWARE, OH; Owner: FRANKLIN COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WKSW (101.7 FM; URBANA, OH; Owner: BLUE CHIP BROADCASTING LICENSES, LTD)
  • WNCI (97.9 FM; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WCBE (90.5 FM; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: BD.OF EDUC.,CITY SCH.DIST.,COLUMBUS)
  • WFJX (105.7 FM; HILLIARD, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WJYD (106.3 FM; LONDON, OH; Owner: BLUE CHIP BROADCASTING LICENSES, LTD)
  • WDHT (102.9 FM; SPRINGFIELD, OH; Owner: BLUE CHIP BROADCASTING LICENSES, LTD)
  • WEEC (100.7 FM; SPRINGFIELD, OH; Owner: WORLD EVENGELISTIC ENTERPRISE CORP.)

TV broadcast stations around Milford Center:

  • WOSU-TV (Channel 34; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: THE OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WBNS-TV (Channel 10; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: WBNS-TV, INC.)
  • WBDT (Channel 26; SPRINGFIELD, OH; Owner: ACME TV LICENSES OF OHIO, LLC)
  • WCMH-TV (Channel 4; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: OUTLET BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WSYX (Channel 6; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: WSYX LICENSEE, INC.)
  • WTTE (Channel 28; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: COLUMBUS (WTTE-TV) LICENSEE, INC.)
  • WINJ-LP (Channel 8; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: THE NEW LIFE FELLOWSHIP OF CHURCHES)
  • WCLL-LP (Channel 19; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: JONATHAN W. OWENS)
  • WDEM-LP (Channel 17; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: TRIPLETT & ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • WWHO (Channel 53; CHILLICOTHE, OH; Owner: UPN STATIONS GROUP INC.)
  • W23BZ (Channel 23; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: NATIONAL MINORITY T.V., INC.)
  • W43BZ (Channel 43; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WCPX-LP (Channel 48; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • W47BC (Channel 47; SPRINGFIELD, OH; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WXCB-LP (Channel 42; DELAWARE, OH; Owner: CENTRAL OHIO ASSOCIATION OF CHRISTIAN BROADCASTERS)
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 1
Total length: 6 meters (20ft)
Total average daily traffic: 4,910
Total average daily truck traffic: 785
Total future (year 2033) average daily traffic: 6,815

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • 11158 Sr 38 (Lat: 40.161444 Lon: -83.392972), Call Sign: WZT964
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.295 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/19/2004, Expiration Date: 05/25/2014
    Registrant: Universal Licensing Service, 3419 Via Lido 609, Newport Beach, CA 92663-3908, Phone: (877) 677-3639, Fax: (949) 515-2544

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

18 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Milford Center)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 140 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR C85 SERIES (85 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 1998N , Serial Number: 12234, Year manufactured: 1947, Airworthiness Date: 11/19/1955
    Registrant (Individual): Walter E Jr Bowers, Rt 38 9619 Street, Milford Center, OH 43045

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
C) Refinancings
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$224,810
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0
Choose year:  2009 2006 2005 2004

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0507.00

HMDA - Conventional Home Purchase Loans

HMDA - Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 10
  • Hazardous Condition: 5
  • Good Intent Call: 1

Incident types - Milford Center

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Milford Center, OH
Most common first names in Milford Center, OH among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Charles1165.7 years
Mary1184.6 years
William1075.8 years
James974.0 years
John973.1 years
Walter782.1 years
Dorothy773.6 years
Anna677.2 years
Robert672.0 years
Richard669.7 years
Most common last names in Milford Center, OH among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Rausch1579.3 years
Brake975.4 years
Scheiderer879.5 years
Picklesimer765.7 years
Wood778.3 years
Smith669.3 years
Reed683.4 years
Johnson676.3 years
Stillings677.7 years
Davis683.3 years
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