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Population in 2012: 9,797 (98% urban, 2% rural). Population change since 2000: +45.5%
Males: 4,585  (46.8%)
Females: 5,212  (53.2%)

Median resident age:  37.9 years
Delaware median age:  45.4 years

Zip codes: 19960, 19963.

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Estimated median household income in 2012: $45,694 (it was $32,525 in 2000)
Milford:

$45,694
DE:

$58,415
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $23,170

Milford city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $175,887 (it was $93,600 in 2000)
Milford:

$175,887
DE:

$226,900
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $203,628; Detached houses: $206,885; Townhouses or other attached units: $187,823; In 2-unit structures: $186,656

Median gross rent in 2012: $789.

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  • White alone - 5,798 (60.9%)
  • Black alone - 2,285 (24.0%)
  • Hispanic - 1,247 (13.1%)
  • Two or more races - 101 (1.1%)
  • Asian alone - 47 (0.5%)
  • American Indian alone - 19 (0.2%)
  • Other race alone - 16 (0.2%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Milford: 86.8 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: Irish (16.7%), German (12.1%), English (10.7%), Polish (3.7%), United States (3.5%), Italian (2.8%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 02/05/1807

Elevation: 21 feet

Land area: 5.56 square miles.

Population density: 1,761 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Milford:

  • High school or higher: 86.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 17.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.3%
  • Unemployed: 11.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Milford city:

  • Never married: 27.5%
  • Now married: 51.6%
  • Separated: 1.8%
  • Widowed: 9.2%
  • Divorced: 9.9%

488 residents are foreign born (0.9% Asia).

This city:  5.1%
Delaware:  7.6%



According to our research of Delaware and other state lists there were 42 registered sex offenders living in Milford, Delaware as of May 07, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Milford to the number of sex offenders is 233 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,007 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $936 (0.5%)

Milford satellite photo by USGS

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 ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2002: 0 buildings
  • 2003: 90 buildings, average cost: $108,700
  • 2004: 193 buildings, average cost: $110,700
  • 2005: 191 buildings, average cost: $105,800
  • 2006: 108 buildings, average cost: $125,600
  • 2007: 57 buildings, average cost: $137,300
  • 2008: 4 buildings, average cost: $136,900
  • 2009: 13 buildings, average cost: $103,400
  • 2010: 9 buildings, average cost: $93,400
  • 2011: 19 buildings, average cost: $120,700
  • 2012: 23 buildings, average cost: $109,400

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 38.91 N, Longitude: 75.43 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +4,518 (+47.5%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,875 (44.4%)

Area code: 302

Milford household income distribution Milford home values distribution

Property values in Milford, DE


 

Crime rates in Milford by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 000000001001
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.011.50.00.010.2
Rapes 58757336159106
per 100,000 73.1115.3100.170.497.241.237.570.8172.3102.4103.661.1
Robberies 1172151216184131422434
per 100,000 160.8100.9300.270.4166.7219.6225.1483.9356.2477.7248.5346.4
Assaults 606863729644746074825283
per 100,000 877.2980.3900.61013.91333.3603.9925.6708.2850.2932.7538.5845.6
Burglaries 5982631267465789411090126150
per 100,000 862.61182.1900.61774.41027.8892.1975.61109.51263.81023.71304.81528.1
Thefts 369411401400396398388447524543628613
per 100,000 5394.75924.85732.75633.05500.05462.54853.05276.26020.26176.16503.16244.9
Auto thefts 19201225212621351516128
per 100,000 277.8288.3171.6352.1291.7356.8262.7413.1172.3182.0124.381.5
Arson 221020030003
per 100,000 29.228.814.30.027.80.00.035.40.00.00.030.6
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 298.9) 570.4649.8644.8646.4697.3519.8556.2653.6767.1731.9615.5693.2

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City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 40 (30 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.06
Delaware average:

2.51

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Milford, Delaware accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

6.4%
Delaware:

7.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +401 (+6.3%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (21%)
  • Manufacturing (18%)
  • Retail trade (17%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (10%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (25%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Public administration (10%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (9%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3%)
  • Construction laborers (3%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (3%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (7%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Cashiers (5%)
  • Child care workers (5%)
  • Registered nurses (5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (5%)

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Tornado activity:

Milford-area historical tornado activity is near Delaware state average. It is 10% 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 significantly below Delaware state average. It is 98% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/23/1990 at 01:34:48, a magnitude 3.2 (2.9 LG, 3.2 MD, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 41.6 miles away from the city center
On 11/14/1997 at 03:44:11, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 95.9 miles away from Milford center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), duration magnitude (MD)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Sussex County (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 3

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


Hospitals/medical centers in Milford:

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

Political contributions by individuals in Milford, DE

Local government website: www.cityofmilford.com

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Milford:

  • Delaware Technical and Community College-Owens (about 15 miles; Georgetown, DE; Full-time enrollment: 2,382)
  • Delaware State University (about 20 miles; Dover, DE; FT enrollment: 3,113)
  • Salisbury University (about 41 miles; Salisbury, MD; FT enrollment: 7,211)
  • Cumberland County College (about 42 miles; Vineland, NJ; FT enrollment: 2,365)
  • University of Maryland Eastern Shore (about 51 miles; Princess Anne, MD; FT enrollment: 3,829)
  • Wilmington University (about 53 miles; New Castle, DE; FT enrollment: 4,279)
  • Delaware Technical and Community College-Stanton-Wilmington (about 55 miles; Newark, DE; FT enrollment: 3,290)

Public high school in Milford:

Private high school in Milford:

  • MILFORD CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 105; Location: 6062 OLD SHAWNEE RD; Grades: PK - 12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Milford:

See full list of schools located in Milford, School District: MILFORD SCHOOL DISTRICT

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)

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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).

 
Sussex County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Air pollution and air quality trends
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AQI  Ozone  PM2.5

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 32.1. This is about average.
City:

32.1
U.S.:

32.0
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 9.44. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.4 miles away from the city center.
City:

9.44
U.S.:

9.59
Lead (Pb) [µ/m3] level in 2005 was 0.00478. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 8.4 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.00478
U.S.:

0.05221

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

MILFORD WATER DEPARTMENT (Population served: 11275, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2002 and JUL-25-2002, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: Fed Compliance achieved (JUL-25-2002)
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2000 and OCT-13-2000, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: Fed Compliance achieved (OCT-13-2000)
BROADKILN BEACH WATER COMPANY (Population served: 1440, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • 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)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In DEC-1999, Contaminant: Coliform
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In DEC-1999, Contaminant: Coliform
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2002 and JUL-25-2002, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: Fed Compliance achieved (JUL-25-2002)
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2001 and AUG-10-2001, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: Fed Compliance achieved (AUG-10-2001)
SOUTH SHORES (Population served: 540, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2004, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JUN-04-2004), St Public Notif issued (JUN-04-2004), St Compliance achieved (OCT-26-2004)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2001, Contaminant: Coliform
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2002 and JUL-25-2002, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: Fed Compliance achieved (JUL-25-2002)
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2001 and AUG-10-2001, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: Fed Compliance achieved (AUG-10-2001)
PRIMEHOOK WATER COMPANY (Population served: 441, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2002 and JUL-25-2002, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: Fed Compliance achieved (JUL-25-2002)
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2001 and AUG-10-2001, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: Fed Compliance achieved (AUG-10-2001)
SLAUGHTER BEACH WATER COMPANY (Population served: 250, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In FEB-1998, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (FEB-09-1998)
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2001 and JUL-11-2001, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: Fed Compliance achieved (JUL-11-2001)
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:
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2002 and JUL-25-2002, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: Fed Compliance achieved (JUL-25-2002)
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2001 and AUG-10-2001, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: Fed Compliance achieved (AUG-10-2001)
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - Between JAN-01-1994 and DEC-06-2001, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif issued (JUL-24-1995), St Formal NOV issued (JUL-24-1995), St Compliance achieved (DEC-06-2001)
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - Between JUL-01-1993 and DEC-06-2001, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif issued (JUL-24-1995), St Formal NOV issued (JUL-24-1995), St Compliance achieved (DEC-06-2001)
MILLS BROTHERS MARKET (Population served: 200, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2001, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (OCT-12-2001), St Public Notif issued (OCT-12-2001)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2001 and SEP-2001, Contaminant: Coliform
BALTIMORE AIRCOIL (Population served: 200, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between APR-2002 and JUN-2002, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif issued (JUL-30-2002), St Formal NOV issued (JUL-30-2002), St Compliance achieved (AUG-29-2002)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JAN-2002 and MAR-2002, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif issued (MAR-22-2002), St Formal NOV issued (MAR-22-2002), St Compliance achieved (AUG-29-2002)

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

  • SHAWNEE COUNTRY CLUB (Population served: 222, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • SHAWNEE COUNTRY CLUB (Population served: 150, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • BLUE HERON ESTATES (Population served: 90, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • COUNTRY CLUB VILLAGE (Population served: 72, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • ABBOTTS MILL NATURE CENTER (Address: RD 4 BOX 207, Population served: 60, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • LYNCHS MOBILE HOME PARK (Population served: 54, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • WASTE WATER TREATMENT FACILITY (Population served: 34, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 16.0%
(8.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 30.6% for Black residents, 19.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 22.6% for other race residents, 57.6% for two or more races residents)

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

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Milford, DE

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

Milford compared to Delaware state average:

Milford, Delaware environmental map by EPA

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


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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.

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Milford, Delaware:

  • Colony Inns, 729 Bay Rd, Milford, DE 19963 , Phone: (302) 422-2777, Fax: (302) 422-2777
  • Hampton Inn, 100 Lighthouse Estates Dr, Milford, DE 19963 , Phone: (302) 422-4320, Fax: (302) 422-4319
  • Americinn Lodge & Suites Milford, 699 Dupont Blvd, Milford, DE 19963 , Phone: (302) 839-5000, Fax: (302) 839-5050
All 3 fire-safe hotels and motels in Milford, Delaware

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Milford travel time to work - commute


Milford mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (43%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (30%)
  • Utility gas (19%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (7%)
  • Wood (1%)

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Religion statistics for Milford city (based on Sussex County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 31.31%
Here31.3%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameUnited Methodist ChurchCatholic ChurchChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)Episcopal ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)
Adherents41.7%24.8%6.6%4.3%3.2%
Congregations42.9%3.3%7.6%6.0%4.9%
Name The Wesleyan ChurchChristian Churches and Churches of ChristSouthern Baptist ConventionEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaOther
Adherents2.9%1.7%1.6%1.4%11.7%
Congregations4.9%3.3%1.6%1.1%24.5%
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: 45
Here:

2.45 / 10,000 pop.
Delaware:

1.74 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
This 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.
Delaware:

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

4.62 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.84 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 236
Sussex County:

12.84 / 10,000 pop.
Delaware:

7.43 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Sussex County:

10.9%
State:

9.0%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

28.9%
State:

27.9%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 18$66,106$44,0710$0
Other Government Administration 2$7,554$45,3249$1,200
Police Protection - Officers 29$135,477$56,0590$0
Police - Other 10$26,001$31,2012$825
Streets and Highways 6$18,896$37,7920$0
Solid Waste Management 5$10,337$24,8090$0
Parks and Recreation 5$17,010$40,8240$0
Water Supply 7$23,132$39,6550$0
Electric Power 14$59,601$51,0870$0
Other and Unallocable 11$40,833$44,5450$0
Totals for Government 107$404,947$45,41511$2,025

Milford government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Construction - General - Other: $1,273,000 ($129.94)
    Electric Utilities: $675,000 ($68.90)
    Water Utilities: $91,000 ($9.29)
    Sewerage: $66,000 ($6.74)
    Solid Waste Management: $15,000 ($1.53)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $21,576,000 ($2202.31)
    Police Protection: $3,064,000 ($312.75)
    Sewerage: $2,695,000 ($275.08)
    Water Utilities: $1,179,000 ($120.34)
    Central Staff Services: $1,077,000 ($109.93)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,052,000 ($107.38)
    Solid Waste Management: $871,000 ($88.90)
    Financial Administration: $718,000 ($73.29)
    Regular Highways: $611,000 ($62.37)
    Local Fire Protection: $128,000 ($13.07)
  • Electric Utilities - Interest on Debt: $115,000 ($11.74)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $189,000 ($19.29)
  • Intergovernmental to State - Natural Resources - Other: $69,000 ($7.04)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $3,260,000 ($332.75)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $138,000 ($14.09)

Milford government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $3,142,000 ($320.71)
    Solid Waste Management: $885,000 ($90.33)
    Parks and Recreation: $136,000 ($13.88)
    All Other: $33,000 ($3.37)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $642,000 ($65.53)
    Fines and Forfeits: $211,000 ($21.54)
    Sale of Property: $143,000 ($14.60)
    General Revenue, NEC: $104,000 ($10.62)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $24,226,000 ($2472.80)
    Water Utilities: $1,567,000 ($159.95)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $843,000 ($86.05)
  • Tax - Property: $2,202,000 ($224.76)
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $1,982,000 ($202.31)
    Other License: $862,000 ($87.99)
    Public Utilities Sales: $296,000 ($30.21)

Milford government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $11,955,000 ($1220.27)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $11,745,000 ($1198.84)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $210,000 ($21.44)

Milford government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $19,727,000 ($2013.58)

7.10% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($55,947 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.10%
Delaware average:

6.10%

0.07% of residents moved from foreign countries ($184 average AGI)
Sussex County:

0.07%
Delaware average:

0.14%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from New Castle County, DE  0.87% ($62,931 average AGI)
from Wicomico County, MD  0.36% ($40,402)
from Anne Arundel County, MD  0.25% ($64,047)


4.72% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($40,334 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.72%
Delaware average:

5.32%

0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($266 average AGI)
Sussex County:

0.03%
Delaware average:

0.10%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Kent County, DE  0.91% ($35,501 average AGI)
to Wicomico County, MD  0.41% ($32,937)
to Worcester County, MD  0.15% ($35,098)

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)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Milford, Delaware:
  • Fatal accident count: 24
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 37
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 7
  • Fatalities: 26
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 55
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 5
Delaware average:
  • Fatal accident count: 69
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 108
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 32
  • Fatalities: 75
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 180
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 10

See more detailed statistics of Milford fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 18
Total length: 75 meters (246ft)
Total costs: $930,000
Total average daily traffic: 212,134
Total average daily truck traffic: 16,442

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1900-1909: 1
  • 1910-1919: 0
  • 1920-1929: 1
  • 1930-1939: 1
  • 1940-1949: 0
  • 1950-1959: 0
  • 1960-1969: 3
  • 1970-1979: 9
  • 1980-1989: 1
  • 1990-1999: 1
  • 2000-2009: 1
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Milford, DE

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Milford)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 21 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Milford, DE)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 6 (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: 66 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Milford)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 40 (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

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 111
  • Hazardous Condition: 72
  • Service Call: 7
  • Good Intent Call: 6

Incident types - Milford


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Milford, DE

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
Businesses in Milford, DE
NameCountNameCount
AT&T2MasterBrand Cabinets6
Ace Hardware1McDonald's1
AmericInn1Nike1
Applebee's1Penske1
AutoZone1RadioShack1
BMW1Rite Aid2
Burger King1Ruby Tuesday1
Dairy Queen2SONIC Drive-In1
Domino's Pizza1Sears1
Dunkin Donuts1Subway1
Fashion Bug1Super 81
FedEx3T-Mobile2
GNC1Taco Bell1
GameStop1U-Haul2
Goodwill3UPS2
H&R Block1Walgreens1
Hardee's1Walmart1
KFC1Wendy's1
Browse common businesses in Milford, DE


Milford on our top lists:

  • #8 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Petroleum and petroleum products merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #17 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in short-term care, detention or diagnostic centers for delinquent children"
  • #26 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Farm product raw material merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #29 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest ratio of rapes to murders between 2001 and 2006 (population 5,000+)"
  • #44 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Community and social services occupations: (population 5,000+)"
  • #45 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Social scientists and related workers (population 5,000+)"
  • #49 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Food (population 5,000+)"
  • #59 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations: (population 5,000+)"
  • #59 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in other group homes (population 5,000+)"
  • #62 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of police officers in 2006 per 1000 residents (population 5,000+)"
  • #92 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in homes for the mentally ill"
  • #96 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of thefts in 2006 per 10,000 residents, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data"
  • #13 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives"
  • #27 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people moving in compared to moving out (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #43 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest average weight of females"
  • #54 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that keep firearms around their homes"
  • #98 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Ozone (1-hour) air pollution readings in 2005 (ppm)"
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  • Walter R. Dias (2)
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  • Jose M. Saez (1)
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Total of 16 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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