Milford, Georgia

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Population in July 2007: 1,321.
Males: 635  (48.1%)
Females: 686  (51.9%)
Median resident age:  35.5 years
Georgia median age:  33.4 years

Zip code: 31770

Estimated median household income in 2012: $24,892 (it was $32,763 in 2000)
Milford:

$24,892
GA:

$47,209
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $16,798 (it was $16,598 in 2000)

Milford CCD income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $82,169 (it was $61,100 in 2000)
Milford:

$82,169
GA:

$142,300
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $80,287; Detached houses: $95,002; Mobile homes: $57,426
Milford races chart
  • White alone - 737 (51.5%)
  • Black alone - 669 (46.8%)
  • Hispanic - 14 (1.0%)
  • Two or more races - 6 (0.4%)
  • American Indian alone - 4 (0.3%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 1 (0.07%)
Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Milford: 132.9 (high, U.S. average is 100)

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Land area: 160.8 square miles.

Population density: 8.2 people per square mile   (very low).

Milford, Georgia map

For population 25 years and over in Milford:

  • High school or higher: 67.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.5%
  • Unemployed: 7.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 31.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Milford CCD:

  • Never married: 30.1%
  • Now married: 55.1%
  • Separated: 3.8%
  • Widowed: 8.3%
  • Divorced: 6.5%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

Milford CCD:  0.6% ($365)
Georgia:  0.9% ($919)
Milford satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: West Dougherty, GA (28.9 miles , pop. 59,680).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Montgomery, AL (126.0 miles , pop. 201,568).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (653.8 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities: Bellview, GA (3.1 miles ), Damascus, GA (3.2 miles ), Newton, GA (3.5 miles ), Colquitt, GA (3.6 miles ), Leary, GA (3.7 miles ), Branchville, GA (3.7 miles ), Arlington, GA (3.9 miles ), Boykin, GA (3.9 miles) .

Latitude: 31.29 N, Longitude: 84.55 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 229

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

7.1%
Georgia:

7.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (31%)
  • Public administration (13%)
  • Construction (9%)
  • Textile mills and textile products (6%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)
  • Truck transportation (4%)
  • Food (3%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Food (11%)
  • Apparel (10%)
  • Health care (9%)
  • Sporting goods, camera, and hobby and toy stores (6%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Farmers and farm managers (10%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Material moving workers except supervisors and laborers and material movers, hand (5%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (12%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (7%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (6%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Food processing workers (5%)

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

Average climate in Milford, Georgia

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Milford-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Georgia state average. It is 47% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/20/2003, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 18.1 miles away from the Milford place center killed 6 people and injured 200 people and caused $7 million in damages.

On 2/13/2000, a category F3 tornado 18.3 miles away from the place center killed 11 people and injured 175 people and caused $20 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Milford-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Georgia state average. It is 86% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/24/1997 at 08:35:17, a magnitude 4.9 (4.8 MB, 4.2 MS, 4.9 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 161.5 miles away from the city center
On 9/10/2006 at 14:56:08, a magnitude 5.9 (5.9 MB, 5.5 MS, 5.8 MW, Depth: 8.7 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 370.5 miles away from Milford center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 215.4 miles away from the city center
On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.9 (4.4 MB, 4.6 MW, 4.9 LG, Depth: 12.2 mi) earthquake occurred 230.5 miles away from the city center
On 1/18/1999 at 07:00:53, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 215.6 miles away from Milford center
On 11/7/2004 at 11:20:21, a magnitude 4.4 (4.4 MB, 4.3 MW, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 219.8 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 Baker County (9) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Tornadoes: 5, Storms: 4, Tropical Storms: 2, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Milford:

  • MILLER COUNTY HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 14 miles away; COLQUITT, GA)
  • MILLER NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; COLQUITT, GA)
  • ENGLEWOOD HEALTH SYSTEMS, INC. (Home Health Center, about 15 miles away; ARLINGTON, GA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Milford:

  • Bainbridge State College (about 27 miles; Bainbridge, GA; Full-time enrollment: 2,308)
  • Darton State College (about 29 miles; Albany, GA; FT enrollment: 5,000)
  • Albany Technical College (about 29 miles; Albany, GA; FT enrollment: 3,707)
  • Albany State University (about 32 miles; Albany, GA; FT enrollment: 3,662)
  • George C Wallace State Community College-Dothan (about 55 miles; Dothan, AL; FT enrollment: 3,611)
  • Georgia Southwestern State University (about 57 miles; Americus, GA; FT enrollment: 2,689)
  • Tallahassee Community College (about 60 miles; Tallahassee, FL; FT enrollment: 10,904)

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Notable locations in Milford: Patmos Community Volunteer Fire Department (A), Ichauway Volunteer Fire Department (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Milford include: Patmos Church (A), Bethel Church (B), Christ Church (C), Ichaway Church (D), Live Oak Church (E), Macedonia Church (F), Mount Enon Church (G), New Evergreen Church (H), New Salem Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Newberry Cemetery (1), Smith Cemetery (2), Stephen Bush Cemetery (3), Morgan Cemetery (4), Mount Pleasant Cemetery (5), Oak Grove Cemetery (6), Notchaway Baptist Church Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs and swamps: Rays Pond (A), Thompson Lake (B), Duck Pond (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creeks: Keel Creek (A), Spring Creek (B), Ichawaynochaway Creek (C), Caney Creek (D), Alligator Creek (E), Mill Creek (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Baker County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Average household size:
This place:  2.5 people
Georgia:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  65.7%
Whole state:  68.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  5.7%
Whole state:  5.9%

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

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

19.5%
Whole state:

13.0%

Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

10.1%
Whole state:

6.1%
8 people in agriculture workers' dormitories on farms in 2000

Milford compared to Georgia state average:

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

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (59%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (38%)
  • Utility gas (2%)
  • Wood (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Milford CCD (based on Baker County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 29.85%
Here: 29.8%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionNational Association of Free Will BaptistsUnited Methodist ChurchPentecostal Church of GodOther
Adherents60.4%16.8%8.1%6.2%8.6%
Congregations46.7%13.3%13.3%6.7%20.0%
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: 1
Baker County:

2.65 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

1.91 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 1
Baker County:

2.65 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.12 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 2
Here:

5.30 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.41 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

13.1%
Georgia:

10.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Baker County:

32.5%
Georgia:

27.8%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

13.4%
State:

14.6%

5.51% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($22,339 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.51%
Georgia average:

9.45%

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


8.33% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($25,293 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.33%
Georgia average:

9.32%

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

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Dougherty County, GA  2.45% ($24,444 average AGI)
to Mitchell County, GA  1.09% ($20,417)

Strongest AM radio stations in Milford:

  • WSTT (730 AM; 25 kW; THOMASVILLE, GA; Owner: MARION R. WILLIAMS)
  • WMGR (930 AM; 5 kW; BAINBRIDGE, GA; Owner: DECATUR BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WJEP (1020 AM; daytime; 10 kW; OCHLOCKNEE, GA; Owner: LIFELINE MINISTRIES, INCORPORATED)
  • WJYZ (960 AM; 5 kW; ALBANY, GA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WHGH (840 AM; daytime; 10 kW; THOMASVILLE, GA; Owner: H. G. H INVESTMENT CORP.)
  • WMGA (1130 AM; 10 kW; MOULTRIE, GA; Owner: RADIO MOULTRIE, INC.)
  • WOOF (560 AM; 5 kW; DOTHAN, AL; Owner: WOOF, INC.)
  • WMAC (940 AM; 50 kW; MACON, GA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WFVR (910 AM; 50 kW; VALDOSTA, GA; Owner: RAMA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WTCL (1580 AM; daytime; 10 kW; CHATTAHOOCHEE, FL; Owner: METZ, INC.)
  • WALG (1590 AM; 5 kW; ALBANY, GA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WGST (640 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WFRF (1070 AM; daytime; 10 kW; TALLAHASSEE, FL; Owner: FAITH RADIO NETWORK, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Milford:

  • WRAK-FM (97.3 FM; BAINBRIDGE, GA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WKAK (104.5 FM; ALBANY, GA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WBBK-FM (93.1 FM; BLAKELY, GA; Owner: MERCHANTS BROADCASTING SYSTEMS OF SW GA)
  • WTVY-FM (95.5 FM; DOTHAN, AL; Owner: STYLES BROADCASTING OF DOTHAN, INC.)
  • WQVE (105.5 FM; CAMILLA, GA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WGMK (106.3 FM; DONALSONVILLE, GA; Owner: MERCHANTS BROADCASTING CO)
  • WBGE (101.9 FM; BAINBRIDGE, GA; Owner: JOHN H. WIGGINS)

TV broadcast stations around Milford:

  • W08DM (Channel 8; COLQUITT, GA; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W69DO (Channel 69; COLQUITT, GA; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WABW-TV (Channel 14; PELHAM, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • WTLH (Channel 49; BAINBRIDGE, GA; Owner: WTLH LICENSE CORP.)
  • W26BM (Channel 26; COLQUITT, GA; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W45BL (Channel 45; COLQUITT, GA; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W51CQ (Channel 51; COLQUITT, GA; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WTWC-TV (Channel 40; TALLAHASSEE, FL; Owner: WTWC LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WCTV (Channel 6; THOMASVILLE, GA; Owner: WCTV LICENSEE CORP.)
  • WTXL-TV (Channel 27; TALLAHASSEE, FL; Owner: MEDIA VENTURE MANAGEMENT, INC.)
  • W30BO (Channel 30; COLQUITT, GA; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WALB (Channel 10; ALBANY, GA; Owner: LIBCO, INC.)
  • WACS-TV (Channel 25; DAWSON, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • WFXL (Channel 31; ALBANY, GA; Owner: WAITT LICENSE COMPANY OF GEORGIA, L.L.C.)
  • W19CP (Channel 19; MOULTRIE, GA; Owner: TIFT AREA TV)
  • W34CZ (Channel 34; ALBANY, GA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W47BX (Channel 47; COLQUITT, GA; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W22BV (Channel 22; COLQUITT, GA; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1
  • .4 Miles @ 335 Deg. From (Lat: 31.388222 Lon: -84.544083), Structure height: 76.2 m, Call Sign: KNKN680
    Assigned Frequencies: 869.040 MHz, 869.040 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 845.010 MHz, 845.010 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/31/2010, Expiration Date: 10/01/2020, Certifier: John T Scott
    Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy, #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

4
  • Alice L Silverthorn, Ll 226 7th Land District Baker County (Lat: 31.388333 Lon: -84.544167), Type: 80.7, Overall height: 76.2 m
    Registrant: 7707971070, Network.Regulatory@verizonwireless.Com, 1120 SANCTUARY PKWY, # 150 GASA5REG
  • Sonya Dutton, Ll 226 7th Land District Baker County (Lat: 31.388333 Lon: -84.544167), Type: 80.7, Overall height: 76.2 m
    Registrant: 6783394271, Pamelia.Hoof@verizonwireless.Com, ONE VERIZON PLACE (MC: GA3B1REG)
  • Jerri L Janjua, Ll 226 7th Land District Baker County (Lat: 31.388333 Lon: -84.544167), Type: 80.7, Overall height: 76.2 m
    Registrant: 7707971070, Network.Regulatory@verizonwireless.Com, 1120 SANCTUARY PKWY, #150 GASA5REG
  • Ll 226 7th Land District Baker County (Lat: 31.388333 Lon: -84.544167), Type: 80.7, Overall height: 76.2 m
    Registrant: 9124311415, , 500 PINE AVE

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • MILFORD, 2132 Hwy 216 (Lat: 31.388222 Lon: -84.544083), Type: Tower, Structure height: 76.2 m, Overall height: 80.7 m, Call Sign: WPZK585
    Assigned Frequencies: 6605.00 MHz, 6256.54 MHz, 6226.89 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/30/2004, Expiration Date: 01/30/2014, Certifier: Richard A Craig
    Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy, #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:
  • GE MILFORD, Ll 226 7th Land District Baker County (Lat: 31.388333 Lon: -84.544167), Type: Mast, Structure height: 76.2 m, Overall height: 80.7 m, Call Sign: WQPZ560
    Assigned Frequencies: 6315.84 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/27/2012, Expiration Date: 09/27/2022, Certifier: Chris Harris
    Registrant: Conterra Ultra Broadband, LLC, 2101 Rexford Rd, Ste 200e, Charlotte, NC 28211, Phone: (704) 936-1801, Fax: (704) 936-1801, Email:

Milford on our top lists:

  • #16 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Sporting goods, camera, and hobby and toy stores"
  • #91 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in agriculture workers' dormitories on farms"
  • #96 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Cooks and food preparation workers"
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