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Ancestries: German (34.7%), Irish (11.1%), Norwegian (10.1%), English (7.9%), Dutch (4.5%), United States (4.2%).
Current Local Time: CST time zone
Incorporated on 01/12/1892
Elevation: 1440 feet
Land area: 2.26 square miles.
Population density: 1,319 people per square mile (low).
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For population 25 years and over in Milford:
High school or higher: 93.7%
Bachelor's degree or higher: 18.6%
Graduate or professional degree: 4.8%
Mean travel time to work (commute): 14.1 minutes
For population 15 years and over in Milford city:
Never married: 22.1%
Now married: 57.0%
16 residents are foreign born
According to our research of Iowa and other state lists there were 5 registered sex offenders living in Milford, Iowa as of August 02, 2015. The ratio of number of residents in Milford to the number of sex offenders is 591 to 1. The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is near the state average.
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,361 (1.1%) Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,142 (1.0%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Sioux Falls, SD (80.7 miles , pop. 123,975).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Minneapolis, MN (146.8 miles , pop. 382,618).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (394.0 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Milford-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Iowa state average. It is 69% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 5/31/1971, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 9.0 miles away from the Milford city center causedbetween $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
On 6/23/1952, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 32.5 miles away from the city center injured 4 peopleand causedbetween $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
Milford-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Iowa state average. It is 78% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 167.8 miles away from the city center On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 221.3 miles away from Milford center On 11/3/2002 at 20:41:56, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 193.2 miles away from the city center On 6/5/1993 at 01:24:53, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 171.8 miles away from the city center On 10/25/1990 at 06:25:25, a magnitude 3.9 (3.6 MB, 3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 169.6 miles away from Milford center On 2/6/1996 at 15:10:28, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 133.6 miles away from the city center Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)
The number of natural disasters in Dickinson County (10) is near the US average (12). Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8 Emergencies Declared: 2
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snow: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hospitals and medical centers in Milford:
LAKES REGIONAL HOME CARE (1003 21ST STREET)
MILFORD NURSING CENTER (1600 13TH STREET)
Other hospitals and medical centers near Milford:
WARNER DIALYSIS CENTER (Dialysis Facility, about 7 miles away; SPIRIT LAKE, IA)
HILLTOP CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; SPIRIT LAKE, IA)
LAKES REGIONAL HEALTHCARE Acute Care Hospitals (about 7 miles away; SPIRIT LAKE, IA)
GOOD SAMARITAN SOCIETY - HOME CARE (Home Health Center, about 8 miles away; SPIRIT LAKE, IA)
LAKES HOSPICE LLC (Hospital, about 8 miles away; SPIRIT LAKE, IA)
LAKE PARK CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; LAKE PARK, IA)
COMMUNITY HEALTH SERVICES (Home Health Center, about 13 miles away; SPENCER, IA)
Notable locations in Milford: Farmers Co-op Elevator (A), Lower Gar Minni Washta Access (B), Milford Fire Department (C), D U Beving Memorial Museum (D), Milford Memorial Library (E). Display/hide their locations on the map
Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2004 was 49.2. This is significantly better than average.
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2004 was 15.6. This is better than average.Closest monitor was 17.5 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2004 was 8.82. This is about average.Closest monitor was 17.5 miles away from the city center.
Drinking water stations with addresses in Milford and their reported violations in the past:
TREASURE VILLAGE INC (Address: 2023 HWY 86 , Population served: 70, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
One routine major monitoring violation
Drinking water stations with addresses in Milford that have no violations reported:
WOODLYN HILLS GOLF COURSE (Address: 82 WOODLYN DR , Population served: 54,Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 12.7%
(12.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 33.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for American Indian residents, 83.3% for two or more races residents)
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
Gay men: 0.2% of all households
42 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
44 people in nursing homes in 2000
Milford compared to Iowa state average:
Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
Number of college students below state average.
Banks with branches in Milford (2011 data):
United Community Bank: Milford Drive-Up Facility at 1905 Okoboji Avenue, branch established on 1933/05/11; at 1000 Okoboji Avenue, branch established on 1931/06/10. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $188.4 mil, Deposits: $158.7 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 6 total offices, Holding Company: Milford Bancorporation
Northwest Bank: 814 Okoboji Avenue Branch at 1802 Okoboji Avenue, branch established on 1935/01/01. Info updated 2012/03/07: Bank assets: $863.8 mil, Deposits: $728.0 mil, headquarters in Spencer, IA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 15 total offices, Holding Company: Northwest Financial Corp.
Farmers Savings Bank: Milford Branch at 2121 Okoboji Avenue, branch established on 2002/06/10. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $75.7 mil, Deposits: $62.3 mil, headquarters in Fostoria, IA, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 2 total offices, Holding Company: Fostoria Bankshares, Inc.
Religion statistics for Milford city (based on Dickinson County data)
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: 4
2.40 / 10,000 pop.
2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
0.60 / 10,000 pop.
0.23 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
0.60 / 10,000 pop.
0.43 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 10
6.00 / 10,000 pop.
5.55 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 39
23.40 / 10,000 pop.
8.01 / 10,000 pop.
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7.21% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($54,665 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
Aircraft: AEROSPOOL SRO DYNAMIC WT9 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX 912ULS (100 HP) (4 Cycle) N-Number: 137JD , Serial Number: DY252/2008, Year manufactured: 2008, Airworthiness Date: 07/31/2008 Registrant (Corporation): Midwest Gt40 Inc, 1806 Jeppeson Rd, Milford, IA 51351
Aircraft: CESSNA 340 (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 88 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR TSIO-520 SER (300 HP) (Reciprocating) N-Number: 340JP , Serial Number: 3400232, Year manufactured: 1973, Airworthiness Date: 11/30/2001 Registrant (Corporation): Bockman Ltd, 1780 207th St, Milford, IA 51351
Aircraft: RAYTHEON AIRCRAFT COMPANY 400A (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 10, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: AMA/EXPR UNKNOWN ENG (Turbo-fan) N-Number: 512F , Serial Number: RK-115, Year manufactured: 1996, Airworthiness Date: 09/18/1996 Registrant (Co-Owned): Aviation LLC Corridor, 2351 213th Ave, Milford, IA 51351, Other Owners: Jet LLC Dex
Aircraft: PIPER PA-32-300 (Category: Land, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 126 mph), Engine: LYCOMING TI0-540 SER (310 HP) (Reciprocating) N-Number: 56177 , Serial Number: 32-7340164, Year manufactured: 1973, Airworthiness Date: 06/12/1973 Registrant (Corporation): Cherokee Corporation, Po Box 537, Milford, IA 51351
Aircraft: STINSON 108-3 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 94 mph), Engine: FRANKLIN 6A4165 SERIES (165 HP) (Reciprocating) N-Number: 6688M , Serial Number: 108-4688, Year manufactured: 1948, Airworthiness Date: 10/20/1956 Registrant (Individual): Robert L Porter, 1952 220th St, Milford, IA 51351
Aircraft: DIAMOND AIRCRAFT IND INC DA 40 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING IO-360-MIA+ (180 HP) (Reciprocating) N-Number: 719M , Serial Number: 40.851, Year manufactured: 2007, Airworthiness Date: 10/24/2007 Registrant (Corporation): Derner Express LLC, 2351 213th Ave, Milford, IA 51351