Milford, Delaware

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Population in 2017: 11,075 (98% urban, 2% rural).
Population change since 2000: +64.5%
Males: 5,330  (48.1%)
Females: 5,745  (51.9%)
Median resident age:

38.2 years
Delaware median age:

40.1 years

Zip codes: 19960, 19963.

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Estimated median household income in 2017: $51,420 (it was $32,525 in 2000)
Milford:

$51,420
DE:

$62,852

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $27,654 (it was $16,181 in 2000)

Milford city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $259,864 (it was $93,600 in 2000)
Milford:

$259,864
DE:

$252,800

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $249,325; detached houses: $254,061; townhouses or other attached units: $88,714; in 2-unit structures: $191,418; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $156,901; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $160,437

Median gross rent in 2017: $841.

March 2019 cost of living index in Milford: 83.7 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 19.2%
(10.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 28.7% for Black residents, 34.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 80.6% for other race residents, 30.3% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Milford, DE (2010)
    • 5,65459.1%White alone
    • 2,05421.5%Black alone
    • 1,51015.8%Hispanic
    • 1861.9%Two or more races
    • 1001.0%Asian alone
    • 310.3%American Indian alone
    • 180.2%Other race alone
    • 60.06%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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



According to our research of Delaware and other state lists, there were 65 registered sex offenders living in Milford, Delaware as of July 15, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Milford is 169 to 1.


Crime rates in Milford by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(11.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(10.2)
1
(10.1)
0
(0.0)
1
(9.7)
0
(0.0)
1
(8.9)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
7
(97.2)
3
(41.2)
3
(37.5)
6
(70.8)
15
(172.3)
9
(102.4)
10
(103.6)
6
(61.1)
12
(121.6)
8
(78.0)
9
(87.1)
8
(77.0)
9
(80.2)
5
(44.2)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
12
(166.7)
16
(219.6)
18
(225.1)
41
(483.9)
31
(356.2)
42
(477.7)
24
(248.5)
34
(346.4)
19
(192.5)
24
(233.9)
27
(261.3)
27
(259.8)
23
(204.9)
16
(141.6)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
96
(1,333)
44
(603.9)
74
(925.6)
60
(708.2)
74
(850.2)
82
(932.7)
52
(538.5)
83
(845.6)
51
(516.6)
49
(477.5)
88
(851.8)
65
(625.5)
70
(623.7)
64
(566.3)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
74
(1,028)
65
(892.1)
78
(975.6)
94
(1,110)
110
(1,264)
90
(1,024)
126
(1,305)
150
(1,528)
88
(891.4)
136
(1,325)
78
(755.0)
63
(606.2)
80
(712.8)
48
(424.7)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
396
(5,500)
398
(5,463)
388
(4,853)
447
(5,276)
524
(6,020)
543
(6,176)
628
(6,503)
613
(6,245)
483
(4,893)
596
(5,808)
476
(4,607)
478
(4,600)
552
(4,918)
499
(4,416)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
21
(291.7)
26
(356.8)
21
(262.7)
35
(413.1)
15
(172.3)
16
(182.0)
12
(124.3)
8
(81.5)
20
(202.6)
17
(165.7)
11
(106.5)
7
(67.4)
13
(115.8)
18
(159.3)
Arson
(per 100,000)
2
(27.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(35.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(30.6)
0
(0.0)
3
(29.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)709.7529.1566.1665.3780.8745.0626.5705.6552.9566.4583.5496.4524.1410.2

The City-Data.com crime rate weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Milford, DE

Crime rate in Milford detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 41 (30 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.65
Delaware average:

2.35
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Ancestries: American (8.6%), English (8.4%), Irish (6.6%), Italian (5.1%), German (3.5%), Haitian (3.5%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 02/05/1807

Elevation: 21 feet

Land area: 5.56 square miles.

Population density: 1,991 people per square mile   (low).

Milford, Delaware map

1,217 residents are foreign born (8.5% Latin America).

This city:

10.8%
Delaware:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $981 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,218 (0.5%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Vineland, NJ (45.1 miles , pop. 56,271).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Baltimore, MD (69.4 miles , pop. 651,154).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (76.6 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Houston, DE (2.0 miles ),
Slaughter Beach, DE (2.6 miles),
Frederica, DE (2.6 miles ),
Ellendale, DE (2.7 miles ),
Harrington, DE (2.8 miles ),
Farmington, DE (2.9 miles),
Riverview, DE (3.1 miles ),
Bowers, DE (3.2 miles )

Latitude: 38.91 N, Longitude: 75.43 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +4,156 (+37.0%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,377 (28.8%)

Area code: 302

Distribution of median household income in Milford, DE in 2017
Distribution of house value in Milford, DE in 2017

Property values in Milford, DE

Milford satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.6%
Delaware:

3.2%
Historical population in Milford, DE
Historical housing units in Milford, DE

Population change in the 1990s: +401 (+6.3%).
Most common industries in Milford, DE (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (9.8%)
  • Health care (9.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.7%)
  • Public administration (7.7%)
  • Food (7.7%)
  • Construction (6.0%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.1%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (11.4%)
  • Food (10.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.8%)
  • Educational services (8.6%)
  • Public administration (6.4%)
  • Finance & insurance (3.3%)
  • Groceries & related products merchant wholesalers (3.1%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (15.8%)
  • Educational services (11.0%)
  • Public administration (9.0%)
  • Social assistance (7.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.7%)
  • Food (5.0%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.0%)
Most common occupations in Milford, DE (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (8.1%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.2%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.0%)
  • Cashiers (3.9%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.0%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (9.1%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (7.4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.4%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4.1%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.3%)
  • Construction laborers (3.3%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (3.1%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (7.0%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.0%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.4%)
  • Cashiers (5.4%)
  • Child care workers (5.0%)
  • Registered nurses (4.8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.5%)

Average climate in Milford, Delaware

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Milford, Delaware environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI NO2 SO2 Ozone PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 71.6. This is about average.

City:

71.6
U.S.:

74.2
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2014 was 2.55. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 17.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

2.55
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.112. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 1.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.112
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 30.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

30.4
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 6.68. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 8.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.68
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2005 was 0.00405. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 8.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00405
U.S.:

0.00984

Tornado activity:

Milford-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Delaware state average. It is 39% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/31/1992, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 8.1 miles away from the Milford city center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 6/9/1977, a category F2 tornado 8.4 miles away from the city center injured one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Milford-area historical earthquake activity is near Delaware state average. It is 87% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 103.2 miles away from the city center
On 1/16/1994 at 00:42:43, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 102.5 miles away from the city center
On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:14, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, 4.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 162.7 miles away from Milford 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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 317.2 miles away from the city center
On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML) earthquake occurred 353.1 miles away from Milford center
On 8/22/1992 at 12:20:32, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 3.8 MS, 4.7 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 274.9 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Sussex County (17) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 6, Floods: 5, Storms: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Snowstorms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowfall: 1, Water Shortage: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Milford topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Milford:

  • BAYHEALTH - MILFORD MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (Proprietary, provides emergency services, 21 WEST CLARKE AVENUE)
  • DELAWARE VETERANS HOME (100 DELAWARE VETERAN'S DRIVE)
  • MILFORD CENTER (700 MARVEL ROAD)
  • FRESENIUS MEDICAL CARE MILFORD (656D NORTH DUPONT HIGHWAY)
  • ADDUS HEALTHCARE (1003 MATTLIND WAY)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Milford:

  • Delaware Technical Community College-Owens (about 15 miles; Georgetown, DE; Full-time enrollment: 3,159)
  • Delaware State University (about 20 miles; Dover, DE; FT enrollment: 4,087)
  • Delaware Technical Community College-Terry (about 21 miles; Dover, DE; FT enrollment: 2,239)
  • Wor-Wic Community College (about 38 miles; Salisbury, MD; FT enrollment: 2,256)
  • Salisbury University (about 41 miles; Salisbury, MD; FT enrollment: 8,375)
  • Cumberland County College (about 42 miles; Vineland, NJ; FT enrollment: 2,898)
  • University of Maryland Eastern Shore (about 51 miles; Princess Anne, MD; FT enrollment: 3,902)

Public high school in Milford:

Private high school in Milford:

  • MILFORD CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 136, Location: 6062 OLD SHAWNEE RD, Grades: PK-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Milford:

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Library in Milford:

  • MILFORD DISTRICT FREE LIBRARY (Operating income: $582,005; Location: 11 S.E. FRONT STREET; 45,539 books; 1 e-books; 1,595 audio materials; 2,528 video materials; 3 local licensed databases; 39 state licensed databases; 4 other licensed databases; 100 print serial subscriptions; 2 electronic serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Milford: Greater Milford Business Complex (A), Masten Industrial Park (B), Milford Plaza (C), Stevenson Detention Center (D), Carlisle Fire Company Incorporated (E), Milford Police Department (F), Milford City Hall (G), Milford Public Library (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Milford Village Shopping Center (1), Milford Shopping Center (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Milford include: Saint Johns Catholic Church (A), Milford Church of the Nazarene (B), Calvary Methodist Church (C), Milford Church of Christ (D), Faith Baptist Church (E), Pilgrim Wesleyan Church (F), Reformation Lutheran Church (G), Milford Church of God (H), Avenue United Methodist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Independent Order of Odd Fellows Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Reservoirs: Silver Lake (A), Marshall Millpond (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Herring Branch (A), Deep Branch (B), Presbyterian Branch (C), Mullet Run (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Milford Museum (121 South Walnut Street), Livin' It Up Limousine- Ltd. (Tours & Charters; Route 5 Box 768 Union Church Road).

Hotels: Super 8 Motel of Milford (Routes 113 & 1), Causey Mansion Bed and Breakfast (PO Box 675), Super 8 Milford (729 Bay Road).

Court: Delaware State - Justice Of The Peace Court- Criminal Courts Hours Of Operation- Court (715 South Dupont Boulevard).

Birthplace of: Joseph Haslet - Planter, George P. Fisher - Lawyer, James R. Lofland - Politician, John Lofland (sociologist) - Sociologist, John W. Causey - Politician, Luke Petitgout - 2005 NFL player (New York Giants, born: Jun 16, 1976), William T. Watson - Politician, Jeff Baldwin - Baseball player, Kayla Martell - Beauty pageant winner.

Sussex County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

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

BROADKILN BEACH WATER COMPANY (Population served: 1,440, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-26-2013), St Formal NOV issued (JUL-26-2013), St Compliance achieved (AUG-08-2013), St Public Notif received (AUG-09-2013)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-19-2009), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-19-2009), St Compliance achieved (NOV-19-2009), St Public Notif received (DEC-21-2009)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In NOV-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (NOV-21-2007), St Public Notif issued (NOV-21-2007), St Compliance achieved (JAN-02-2008)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In NOV-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (NOV-07-2005), St Public Notif issued (NOV-07-2005), St Compliance achieved (JAN-13-2006)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Water Quality Parameter M/R - Between JAN-2007 and JUN-2007, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-16-2009), St Formal NOV issued (NOV-16-2009), St Compliance achieved (APR-15-2013)
SOUTH SHORES (Population served: 540, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-15-2013), St Formal NOV issued (JUL-15-2013), St Compliance achieved (AUG-22-2013)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2006, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JAN-10-2007), St Public Notif issued (JAN-10-2007), St Compliance achieved (JAN-16-2007)
BALTIMORE AIRCOIL (Population served: 450, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between APR-2011 and JUN-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-04-2011), St Formal NOV issued (MAY-04-2011), St Public Notif received (MAY-31-2011)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JAN-2008 and MAR-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (FEB-13-2008), St Public Notif issued (FEB-13-2008), St Compliance achieved (APR-04-2008)
SLAUGHTER BEACH WATER II (Population served: 341, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - In DEC-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-20-2012), St Formal NOV issued (DEC-20-2012), St Boil Water Order (DEC-20-2012), St Compliance achieved (JAN-07-2013)
MEADOWS AT CUBBAGE POND (Population served: 201, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2006 and MAR-2006, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (FEB-13-2006), St Public Notif issued (FEB-13-2006), St Compliance achieved (MAR-30-2006)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - In JAN-01-1994, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JUL-24-1995), St Public Notif issued (JUL-24-1995)
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - In JUL-01-1993, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JUL-24-1995), St Public Notif issued (JUL-24-1995)
MILLS BROTHERS MARKET (Population served: 200, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2013 and SEP-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-11-2013), St Formal NOV issued (JUL-11-2013), St Compliance achieved (AUG-13-2013)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2011 and SEP-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (AUG-03-2011), St Public Notif requested (AUG-03-2011)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2007 and SEP-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JUL-11-2007), St Public Notif issued (JUL-11-2007), St Compliance achieved (SEP-10-2007)
ROKERY NORTH (SYSTEM #1) (Population served: 150, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2010 and SEP-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-14-2010), St Formal NOV issued (JUL-14-2010), St Compliance achieved (SEP-13-2010)
LYNCH HEIGHTS SUNOCO (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2010 and SEP-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JUL-14-2010), St Public Notif requested (JUL-14-2010), St Public Notif received (AUG-17-2010), St Compliance achieved (SEP-13-2010)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2006 and SEP-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (SEP-08-2006), St Public Notif issued (SEP-08-2006), St Compliance achieved (DEC-11-2006)

Drinking water stations with addresses in Milford that have no violations reported:

  • MILFORD WATER DEPARTMENT (Population served: 9,800, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • PRIMEHOOK WATER COMPANY (Population served: 441, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • SLAUGHTER BEACH WATER III (Population served: 240, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • ROKERY NORTH (SYSTEM #3) (Population served: 222, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • HERTRICH (Population served: 100, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • BLUE HERON ESTATES (Population served: 90, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • SLAUGHTER BEACH WATER IV (Population served: 88, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • ABBOTTS MILL NATURE CENTER (Population served: 60, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • WASTE WATER TREATMENT FACILITY (Population served: 52, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • SLAUGHTER BEACH WATER I (Population served: 47, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This city:

2.5 people
Delaware:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

62.9%
Whole state:

67.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

6.8%
Whole state:

7.3%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.6% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

People in group quarters in Milford in 2010:

  • 216 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 25 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 14 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 8 people in group homes intended for adults

People in group quarters in Milford in 2000:

  • 127 people in nursing homes
  • 62 people in short-term care, detention or diagnostic centers for delinquent children
  • 26 people in other group homes
  • 18 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 7 people in other noninstitutional group quarters

Banks with branches in Milford (2011 data):

  • Manufacturers and Traders Trust Company: West Milford Branch at 673 North Dupont Boulevard, branch established on 1982/06/14; Milford Branch at One Nw Front Street, branch established on 1959/01/30. Info updated 2011/08/08: Bank assets: $76,887.1 mil, Deposits: $60,064.2 mil, headquarters in Buffalo, NY, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 808 total offices, Holding Company: M&T Bank Corporation
  • PNC Bank, National Association: Milford Branch at 119 South Walnut Street, branch established on 1901/01/01; Milford Square Branch at 655 N. Dupont Highway, branch established on 1985/11/11. Info updated 2012/03/20: Bank assets: $263,309.6 mil, Deposits: $197,343.0 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3085 total offices, Holding Company: Pnc Financial Services Group, Inc., The
  • Artisans' Bank: Milford Branch at 100 Aereson Drive, branch established on 2004/09/13. Info updated 2008/06/24: Bank assets: $543.9 mil, Deposits: $476.4 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 13 total offices
  • RBS Citizens, National Association: Milford Branch at 652 North Dupont Highway, branch established on 1988/06/30. Info updated 2007/09/19: Bank assets: $106,940.6 mil, Deposits: $75,690.2 mil, headquarters in Providence, RI, positive income, 1135 total offices, Holding Company: Uk Financial Investments Limited
  • Wilmington Savings Fund Society, FSB: Milford Branch at 688 North Dupont Boulevard, branch established on 2011/04/14. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $4,281.1 mil, Deposits: $3,150.2 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 43 total offices
  • County Bank: Milford Branch at 100 E Masten Circle, branch established on 1994/07/05. Info updated 2012/02/23: Bank assets: $333.1 mil, Deposits: $294.9 mil, headquarters in Rehoboth Beach, DE, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 9 total offices, Holding Company: Cb Financial Corporation
  • CNB: Milford Delaware Branch at 698a North Dupont Highway, branch established on 1993/09/22. Info updated 2011/03/02: Bank assets: $435.9 mil, Deposits: $385.2 mil, headquarters in Centreville, MD, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 11 total offices, Holding Company: Shore Bancshares, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Milford:

Marital status in Milford, DE
  • Never married: 29.6%
  • Now married: 53.9%
  • Separated: 1.3%
  • Widowed: 7.7%
  • Divorced: 7.6%

For population 25 years and over in Milford:

  • High school or higher: 84.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 23.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.7%
  • Unemployed: 7.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.2 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

12.3
Delaware average:

11.7

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Milford
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Milford, DE (based on Sussex County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic27,6817
Mainline Protestant23,803107
Evangelical Protestant16,640115
Black Protestant2,91421
Other6558
Orthodox2202
None125,232-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 45
Sussex County:

2.45 / 10,000 pop.
Delaware:

1.74 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
Sussex County:

0.16 / 10,000 pop.
Delaware:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 18
Sussex County:

0.98 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.25 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 85
Sussex County:

4.62 / 10,000 pop.
Delaware:

2.84 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 236
This county:

12.84 / 10,000 pop.
Delaware:

7.43 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

10.9%
Delaware:

9.0%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

28.9%
Delaware:

27.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Milford:

48.3%
Delaware:

49.2%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

44.4%
Delaware:

46.1%

Average BMI:
Milford:

28.7
Delaware:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
Milford:

20.5%
State:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

11.7%
State:

10.9%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Milford:

6.8
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

32.8%
Delaware:

34.1%

General health condition:
Milford:

53.6%
Delaware:

55.6%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

78.5%
Delaware:

79.2%

More about Health and Nutrition of Milford, DE Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2016)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 33$172,440$62,7050$0
Electric Power 14$67,950$58,2430$0
Financial Administration 13$56,245$51,9180$0
Police - Other 9$31,204$41,6057$4,663
Water Supply 8$34,780$52,1700$0
Other and Unallocable 7$31,140$53,3831$144
Streets and Highways 6$24,118$48,2360$0
Parks and Recreation 6$25,628$51,2560$0
Solid Waste Management 6$16,162$32,3240$0
Other Government Administration 3$22,495$89,98010$1,763
Totals for Government 105$482,162$55,10418$6,570

Milford government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $24,029,000 ($2169.66)
    Police Protection: $4,170,000 ($376.52)
    Sewerage: $3,684,000 ($332.64)
    Water Utilities: $1,830,000 ($165.24)
    Central Staff Services: $1,479,000 ($133.54)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,143,000 ($103.21)
    Regular Highways: $781,000 ($70.52)
    Parks and Recreation: $766,000 ($69.16)
    Financial Administration: $417,000 ($37.65)
    General - Other: $297,000 ($26.82)
  • Electric Utilities - Interest on Debt: $306,000 ($27.63)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $350,000 ($31.60)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Electric Utilities: $908,000 ($81.99)
    Water Utilities: $190,000 ($17.16)
    Solid Waste Management: $165,000 ($14.90)
    Police Protection: $107,000 ($9.66)
    Parks and Recreation: $57,000 ($5.15)
    Regular Highways: $55,000 ($4.97)
    Sewerage: $54,000 ($4.88)
    General - Other: $50,000 ($4.51)
    Financial Administration: $46,000 ($4.15)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $6,256,000 ($564.88)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $201,000 ($18.15)

Milford government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $4,262,000 ($384.83)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,121,000 ($101.22)
    Parks and Recreation: $124,000 ($11.20)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $25,000 ($2.26)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $1,439,000 ($129.93)
    General Revenue - Other: $480,000 ($43.34)
    Fines and Forfeits: $116,000 ($10.47)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $24,786,000 ($2238.01)
    Water Utilities: $2,677,000 ($241.72)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $410,000 ($37.02)
    Other: $62,000 ($5.60)
  • Tax - Property: $4,125,000 ($372.46)
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $532,000 ($48.04)
    Public Utilities Sales: $384,000 ($34.67)
    Other License: $212,000 ($19.14)

Milford government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $17,350,000 ($1566.59)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $16,056,000 ($1449.75)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,294,000 ($116.84)

Milford government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $35,972,000 ($3248.04)

6.81% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($79,777 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.81%
Delaware average:

5.47%

0.05% of residents moved from foreign countries ($546 average AGI)
Sussex County:

0.05%
Delaware average:

0.06%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Kent County, DE  0.86% ($39,974 average AGI)
from New Castle County, DE  0.54% ($87,246)
from Wicomico County, MD  0.34% ($48,416)


4.46% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($46,221 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.46%
Delaware average:

5.02%

0.06% of residents moved to foreign countries ($608 average AGI)
Sussex County:

0.06%
Delaware average:

0.08%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Kent County, DE  0.78% ($33,254 average AGI)
to New Castle County, DE  0.38% ($47,441)
to Wicomico County, MD  0.34% ($29,498)
Businesses in Milford, DE
NameCountNameCount
AT&T2KFC1
Ace Hardware1MasterBrand Cabinets6
Advance Auto Parts1McDonald's1
AmericInn1Nike1
Applebee's1Penske1
AutoZone1RadioShack1
BMW1Rite Aid2
Burger King1Ruby Tuesday1
Chevrolet1SONIC Drive-In1
Dairy Queen2Sears1
Domino's Pizza1Subway1
Dunkin Donuts1Super 81
Fashion Bug1T-Mobile2
FedEx3Taco Bell1
Ford1Toyota1
GNC1U-Haul2
GameStop1UPS2
Goodwill3Walgreens1
H&R Block1Walmart1
Hardee's1Wendy's1

Strongest AM radio stations in Milford:

  • WJWL (900 AM; 11 kW; GEORGETOWN, DE; Owner: GREAT SCOTT BROADCASTING)
  • WYUS (930 AM; 1 kW; MILFORD, DE; Owner: DELMARVA BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WVCH (740 AM; 50 kW; CHESTER, PA; Owner: WVCH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WBIS (1190 AM; 50 kW; ANNAPOLIS, MD; Owner: NATIONS RADIO, LLC)
  • WCBM (680 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WCBM MARYLAND, INC.)
  • WPEN (950 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: GREATER PHILADELPHIA RADIO, INC.)
  • WIBF (1600 AM; 5 kW; DOVER, DE; Owner: DIAMOND STATE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WWLG (1370 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: M-10 BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WTGM (960 AM; 10 kW; SALISBURY, MD; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WDOV (1410 AM; 5 kW; DOVER, DE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WWGB (1030 AM; daytime; 50 kW; INDIAN HEAD, MD; Owner: GOOD BODY MEDIA, LLC)
  • WZZD (990 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: PENNSYLVANIA MEDIA ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • WBAL (1090 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: HEARST RADIO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Milford:

  • WAFL (97.7 FM; MILFORD, DE; Owner: DELMARVA BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WXPZ (101.3 FM; MILFORD, DE; Owner: DELMARVA BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WSCL (89.5 FM; SALISBURY, MD; Owner: SALISBURY UNIVERSITY FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • WTDK (107.1 FM; FEDERALSBURG, MD; Owner: MTS BROADCASTING, L.C.)
  • WXJN (105.9 FM; LEWES, DE; Owner: DELMARVA BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WRDX (94.7 FM; DOVER, DE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WGMD (92.7 FM; REHOBOTH BEACH, DE; Owner: RESORT BROADCASTING COMPANY, LLC)
  • WZBH (93.5 FM; GEORGETOWN, DE; Owner: GREAT SCOTT BROADCASTING)
  • WJNE (103.5 FM; BETHANY BEACH, DE; Owner: GREAT SCOTT BROADCASTING)
  • WRTX (91.7 FM; DOVER, DE; Owner: TEMPLE UNIV OF THE C/WEALTH SYSTEM)
  • WGBG (98.5 FM; SEAFORD, DE; Owner: GREAT SCOTT BROADCASTING)

TV broadcast stations around Milford:

  • WDPB (Channel 64; SEAFORD, DE; Owner: WHYY, INC.)
  • WBOC-TV (Channel 16; SALISBURY, MD; Owner: WBOC, INC.)
  • WMDT (Channel 47; SALISBURY, MD; Owner: DELMARVA BROADCAST SERVICE GENERAL PARTNERSHIP)
  • WTSD-CA (Channel 14; WILMINGTON, DE; Owner: PRIORITY COMMUNICATIONS MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WEVD-LP (Channel 27; DOVER, DE; Owner: DELMARVA BROADCAST SERVICE)
  • W14CM (Channel 14; DOVER, DE; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
Milford fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Milford fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 34Number of bridges
  • 266ft / 81.5mTotal length
  • $2,306,000Total costs
  • 359,383Total average daily traffic
  • 29,185Total average daily truck traffic
  • 254,442Total future (year 2036) average daily traffic
New bridges in Milford, DE - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11900-1909
  • 11920-1929
  • 21930-1939
  • 11940-1949
  • 31960-1969
  • 131970-1979
  • 31980-1989
  • 41990-1999
  • 12000-2009
  • 52010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Milford, DE
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Milford)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 25 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Milford, DE)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 6 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 94 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Milford)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 33 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Milford)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED6$153,8834$186,67520$149,9313$87,5573$184,300
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$222,3400$02$262,6750$01$121,010
APPLICATIONS DENIED2$144,1251$167,25013$186,7331$83,1300$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$09$210,9160$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$01$183,4800$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0425.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$204,630
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0425.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Milford, DE
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Milford, DE - Value

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 83. The highest number of fires - 131 took place in 2005, and the least - 30 in 2012. The data has a decreasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Milford, DE When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (49.9%), and Outside Fires (31.7%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Milford, DE
    • 70049.9%Structure Fires
    • 44531.7%Outside Fires
    • 16912.0%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 896.3%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Milford, DE

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Milford, Delaware:

  • Hampton Inn, 100 Lighthouse Estates Dr, Milford, Delaware 19963 , Phone: (302) 422-4320, Fax: (302) 422-4319
  • Days Inn & Suites, 699 Dupont Blvd, Milford, Delaware 19963 , Phone: (302) 839-5000, Fax: (302) 839-5050
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in Milford, Delaware
Most common first names in Milford, DE among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John16274.5 years
William15875.7 years
Mary13881.1 years
James10072.5 years
George9976.5 years
Robert9171.2 years
Charles8776.4 years
Joseph6373.3 years
Elizabeth6278.9 years
Dorothy6076.3 years
Most common last names in Milford, DE among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith6478.4 years
Bennett4981.5 years
Webb4281.4 years
Johnson3776.5 years
Donovan3677.9 years
Davis3577.3 years
Williams3375.6 years
Jones3169.2 years
Brown2774.4 years
Walls2673.6 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Milford, DE
  • 36.8%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 27.3%Electricity
  • 27.2%Utility gas
  • 6.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.3%Wood
  • 0.6%No fuel used
  • 0.4%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Milford, DE
  • 64.2%Electricity
  • 17.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 12.3%Utility gas
  • 3.2%No fuel used
  • 3.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Milford compared to Delaware state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.

Milford on our top lists:

  • #31 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in short-term care, detention or diagnostic centers for delinquent children (population 1,000+)"
  • #83 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of thefts per 100,000 residents, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data (population 5,000+)"
  • #93 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most full-time financial administration workers per 1000 residents (population 5,000+)"
  • #97 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest city-data.com crime index, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data (population 5,000+)"
  • #9 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives"
  • #9 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people moving in compared to moving out (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #30 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest average weight of females"
  • #47 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Sulfur Oxides Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #64 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Nitrogen Dioxide air pollution readings in 2012 (ppm)"
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