Milford, Iowa

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Population in 2017: 3,025 (98% urban, 2% rural).
Population change since 2000: +22.3%
 
Males: 1,402  (46.4%)
Females: 1,623  (53.6%)
Median resident age:

40.1 years
Iowa median age:

38.3 years

Zip codes: 51351.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $53,516 (it was $36,063 in 2000)
Milford:

$53,516
IA:

$58,570

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $26,168 (it was $16,680 in 2000)

Milford city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $137,840 (it was $75,900 in 2000)
Milford:

$137,840
IA:

$149,100

Median gross rent in 2017: $583.

March 2019 cost of living index in Milford: 76.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 12.2%
(11.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 13.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for American Indian residents, 80.0% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Milford, IA (2010)
    • 2,82197.3%White alone
    • 361.2%Hispanic
    • 190.7%Two or more races
    • 160.6%Asian alone
    • 40.1%Black alone
    • 10.03%American Indian alone
    • 10.03%Other race alone

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



According to our research of Iowa and other state lists, there were 5 registered sex offenders living in Milford, Iowa as of June 07, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Milford is 604 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is lower than the state average.


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Ancestries: German (43.7%), American (11.2%), Dutch (8.1%), Danish (5.7%), English (5.3%), Norwegian (5.2%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 01/12/1892

Elevation: 1440 feet

Land area: 2.26 square miles.

Population density: 1,340 people per square mile   (low).

Milford, Iowa map

32 residents are foreign born

This city:

1.1%
Iowa:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,727 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,241 (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).

Nearest cities:

West Okoboji, IA (1.3 miles ),
Arnolds Park, IA (1.7 miles ),
Wahpeton, IA (1.8 miles ),
Okoboji, IA (2.1 miles ),
Fostoria, IA (2.4 miles ),
Spirit Lake, IA (2.7 miles ),
Orleans, IA (2.9 miles ),
Terril, IA (3.0 miles )

Latitude: 43.33 N, Longitude: 95.15 W

Area code: 712

Distribution of median household income in Milford, IA in 2017
Distribution of house value in Milford, IA in 2017
Milford satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 4 buildings, average cost: $97,500
  • 1998: 19 buildings, average cost: $87,100
  • 1999: 10 buildings, average cost: $106,100
  • 2000: 14 buildings, average cost: $109,100
  • 2001: 13 buildings, average cost: $150,000
  • 2002: 11 buildings, average cost: $150,000
  • 2003: 11 buildings, average cost: $154,500
  • 2004: 29 buildings, average cost: $175,000
  • 2005: 20 buildings, average cost: $175,000
  • 2006: 16 buildings, average cost: $180,400
  • 2007: 16 buildings, average cost: $222,400
  • 2008: 11 buildings, average cost: $109,100
  • 2009: 8 buildings, average cost: $30,000
  • 2010: 9 buildings, average cost: $215,000
  • 2011: 17 buildings, average cost: $182,900
  • 2012: 19 buildings, average cost: $162,800
  • 2013: 20 buildings, average cost: $188,800
  • 2014: 16 buildings, average cost: $184,300
  • 2015: 23 buildings, average cost: $184,500
  • 2016: 25 buildings, average cost: $184,000
  • 2017: 9 buildings, average cost: $266,100
Number of permits per 10,000 Milford, IA residents
Average permit cost in Milford, IA
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.5%
Iowa:

2.8%
Population change in the 1990s: +322 (+15.0%).
Most common industries in Milford, IA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Furniture & related product manufacturing (13.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (10.2%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (6.5%)
  • Educational services (6.2%)
  • Construction (4.9%)
  • Health care (4.3%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.2%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Furniture & related product manufacturing (16.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (9.5%)
  • Construction (8.7%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (6.0%)
  • Machinery (4.4%)
  • Educational services (3.8%)
  • Food & beverage stores (3.2%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (11.0%)
  • Furniture & related product manufacturing (9.6%)
  • Educational services (8.8%)
  • Health care (8.5%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (7.1%)
  • Social assistance (6.6%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.3%)
Most common occupations in Milford, IA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.0%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (5.3%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (4.5%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.2%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.6%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (3.6%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (3.5%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (10.1%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6.9%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.4%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (4.4%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4.2%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.2%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (3.9%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.8%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (6.8%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (5.2%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (4.9%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (4.7%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (4.6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.8%)

Average climate in Milford, Iowa

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Milford, Iowa environmental map by EPA

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Tornado activity:

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 caused between $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 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

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 Milford 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 the city 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 Milford center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Dickinson County (13) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Storms: 4, Tornadoes: 3, Winds: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snow: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Milford topographic map

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)

Airports located in Milford:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Milford:

  • Iowa Lakes Community College (about 17 miles; Estherville, IA; Full-time enrollment: 2,311)
  • Buena Vista University (about 48 miles; Storm Lake, IA; FT enrollment: 2,522)
  • Iowa Central Community College (about 76 miles; Fort Dodge, IA; FT enrollment: 4,682)
  • South Central College (about 81 miles; North Mankato, MN; FT enrollment: 2,726)
  • Minnesota State University-Mankato (about 81 miles; Mankato, MN; FT enrollment: 13,940)
  • Southeast Technical Institute (about 84 miles; Sioux Falls, SD; FT enrollment: 2,386)
  • Southwest Minnesota State University (about 84 miles; Marshall, MN; FT enrollment: 3,711)

Public high school in Milford:

Public elementary/middle school in Milford:

See full list of schools located in Milford

Library in Milford:

  • MILFORD MEMORIAL LIBRARY (Operating income: $194,665; Location: 1009 9TH ST; 17,143 books; 865 audio materials; 299 video materials; 2 local licensed databases; 13 state licensed databases; 95 print serial subscriptions)

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • Shepherd of the Lakes Lutheran Church (WELS) 1204 L Ave. Milford, IA 712-338-2693 www.sotlmilford.net. 8:00am Sunday morning worship Thank you Jason Luedtke jasonluedtke at hotmail.com

Points of interest:

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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

Shopping Center: Lakeland Square Mall (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Milford include: Milford Baptist Church (A), First Lutheran Church (B), Union Memorial Church (C), Saint Josephs Catholic Church (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Milford include: Boji Bay Water Park (1), Calkins Park (2), Buchanan Park (3), Florence Park (4), Memorial Park (5). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotels: Okoboji Avenue Inn (1511 Okoboji Avenue), Crescent Beach Lodge (1620 Lakeshore Drive).

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

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)
Average household size:
This city:

2.2 people
Iowa:

2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

62.9%
Whole state:

64.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

7.0%
Whole state:

6.7%


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

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.

For population 15 years and over in Milford:

Marital status in Milford, IA
  • Never married: 16.4%
  • Now married: 57.8%
  • Separated: 0.7%
  • Widowed: 9.3%
  • Divorced: 15.9%

For population 25 years and over in Milford:

  • High school or higher: 93.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 17.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.7%
  • Unemployed: 3.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 14.1 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.2
Iowa average:

10.5

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, IA (based on Dickinson County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant6,14213
Catholic4,3402
Evangelical Protestant2,02910
Other71
None4,149-
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
Dickinson County:

2.40 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Dickinson County:

0.60 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.23 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Here:

0.60 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

0.43 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 10
This county:

6.00 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

5.55 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 39
Dickinson County:

23.40 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.01 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

8.7%
Iowa:

7.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Dickinson County:

27.2%
Iowa:

27.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

14.7%
Iowa:

14.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

56.9%
Iowa:

48.7%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

57.1%
State:

44.7%

Average BMI:
Milford:

27.7
Iowa:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

19.4%
State:

22.0%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Milford:

7.9%
Iowa:

10.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Milford:

7.1
Iowa:

6.8

Overweight people:
Milford:

32.4%
State:

33.5%

General health condition:
This city:

63.8%
State:

54.9%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

80.1%
Iowa:

77.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Milford, IA 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 4$20,967$62,9010$0
Other and Unallocable 3$16,147$64,5880$0
Water Supply 2$11,133$66,7980$0
Solid Waste Management 2$6,723$40,3380$0
Electric Power 2$10,939$65,6340$0
Local Libraries 2$6,700$40,2003$3,175
Financial Administration 1$5,162$61,9440$0
Other Government Administration 1$3,516$42,1923$805
Parks and Recreation 1$3,253$39,0360$0
Firefighters 0$0 33$4,948
Streets and Highways 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 18$84,540$56,36039$8,928

Milford government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $1,512,000 ($499.83)
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $480,000 ($158.68)
    Police Protection: $404,000 ($133.55)
    Solid Waste Management: $252,000 ($83.31)
    General - Other: $229,000 ($75.70)
    Libraries: $227,000 ($75.04)
    Financial Administration: $173,000 ($57.19)
    Local Fire Protection: $171,000 ($56.53)
    Parks and Recreation: $158,000 ($52.23)
    Sewerage: $113,000 ($37.36)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $79,000 ($26.12)
    Central Staff Services: $29,000 ($9.59)
    General Public Buildings: $27,000 ($8.93)
    Air Transportation: $23,000 ($7.60)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $18,000 ($5.95)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $11,000 ($3.64)
    Health - Other: $6,000 ($1.98)
    Public Welfare - Other: $1,000 ($0.33)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $233,000 ($77.02)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Local Fire Protection: $51,000 ($16.86)
    Regular Highways: $32,000 ($10.58)
    Parks and Recreation: $23,000 ($7.60)
    Libraries: $5,000 ($1.65)
    Police Protection: $4,000 ($1.32)
    Financial Administration: $4,000 ($1.32)
    General - Other: $1,000 ($0.33)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $835,000 ($276.03)

Milford government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $275,000 ($90.91)
    Sewerage: $177,000 ($58.51)
    Air Transportation: $14,000 ($4.63)
    Other: $12,000 ($3.97)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $239,000 ($79.01)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $60,000 ($19.83)
    Rents: $28,000 ($9.26)
    Interest Earnings: $14,000 ($4.63)
    Fines and Forfeits: $12,000 ($3.97)
    Special Assessments: $1,000 ($0.33)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $275,000 ($90.91)
    Other: $10,000 ($3.31)
  • Tax - Property: $1,809,000 ($598.02)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $488,000 ($161.32)
    Other License: $25,000 ($8.26)
    Public Utilities Sales: $19,000 ($6.28)
    Other Selective Sales: $6,000 ($1.98)

Milford government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $8,565,000 ($2831.40)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $8,398,000 ($2776.20)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $492,000 ($162.64)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $325,000 ($107.44)

Milford government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,315,000 ($1095.87)

6.92% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($57,920 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.92%
Iowa average:

6.23%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Clay County, IA  0.78% ($49,983 average AGI)
to Emmet County, IA  0.41% ($28,194)
to Polk County, IA  0.32% ($64,167)
Businesses in Milford, IA
NameCountNameCount
Dairy Queen1Subway1
Nike1True Value1
Rodeway Inn1UPS1

Strongest AM radio stations in Milford:

  • KKOJ (1190 AM; 5 kW; JACKSON, MN; Owner: KLEVEN BROADCASTING CO. OF MINN.)
  • KICD (1240 AM; 1 kW; SPENCER, IA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF IOWA, LLC)
  • KFAN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • WHO (1040 AM; 50 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WCTS (1030 AM; 50 kW; MAPLEWOOD, MN; Owner: CNTL. BAPT. THEO/AL SEMI MINNEAPOLIS)
  • KXRB (1000 AM; 10 kW; SIOUX FALLS, SD)
  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KFAB (1110 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KKAR (1290 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KLOH (1050 AM; 9 kW; PIPESTONE, MN; Owner: WALLACE CHRISTENSEN)
  • KWMT (540 AM; 5 kW; FORT DODGE, IA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KLGA (1600 AM; 5 kW; ALGONA, IA; Owner: WMMP, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Milford:

  • KUOO (103.9 FM; SPIRIT LAKE, IA; Owner: WMMP, LLC)
  • KJIA (88.9 FM; SPIRIT LAKE, IA; Owner: MINN-IOWA CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING INC)
  • KUQQ (102.1 FM; MILFORD, IA; Owner: WMMP, LLC)
  • K210CG (89.9 FM; SPIRIT LAKE, IA; Owner: REFUGE MEDIA GROUP)
  • K249DL (97.7 FM; SPIRIT LAKE, IA; Owner: LAKES AREA CHRISTIAN RADIO)
  • KICD-FM (107.7 FM; SPENCER, IA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF IOWA, LLC)
  • KOJI (90.7 FM; OKOBOJI, IA; Owner: WESTERN IOWA TECH COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • KLLT (104.9 FM; SPENCER, IA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF IOWA, LLC)
  • KILR-FM (95.9 FM; ESTHERVILLE, IA; Owner: JACOBSON BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KDWD (100.1 FM; EMMETSBURG, IA; Owner: JIM DANDY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KWOA-FM (95.1 FM; WORTHINGTON, MN; Owner: THREE EAGLES OF LUVERNE, INC.)
  • KTFG (102.9 FM; SIOUX RAPIDS, IA; Owner: DONALD A. SWANSON)
  • KRAQ (105.7 FM; JACKSON, MN; Owner: KLEVEN BROADCASTING CO. OF MINNESOTA)

TV broadcast stations around Milford:

  • K55FL (Channel 55; SPENCER, IA; Owner: WAITT BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K07TY (Channel 7; WORTHINGTON, MN; Owner: NOBLES BROADCASTING CO., LTD.)
  • K33AB (Channel 33; SIBLEY, ETC., IA; Owner: IOWA PUBLIC BROADCASTING BOARD)
  • K23FO (Channel 23; JACKSON, MN; Owner: FEDERATED RURAL ELECTRIC ASSOCIATION)
  • K57GE (Channel 57; JACKSON, MN; Owner: FEDERATED RURAL ELECTRIC ASSOCIATION)
  • K53EV (Channel 53; JACKSON, MN; Owner: FEDERATED RURAL ELECTRIC ASSOCIATION)
  • K41EG (Channel 41; JACKSON, MN; Owner: FEDERAL RURAL ELECTRIC ASSN.)
  • K45EH (Channel 45; JACKSON, MN; Owner: FEDERATED RURAL ELECTRIC ASSOCIATION)
  • K51EN (Channel 51; JACKSON, MN; Owner: FEDERATED RURAL ELECTRIC ASSN.)
  • K59FN (Channel 59; JACKSON, MN; Owner: BLUE EARTH - NICOLLET - FARIBAULT COOP. ELEC. ASSOC.)
  • K61GE (Channel 61; JACKSON, MN; Owner: BLUE EARTH - NICOLLET - FARIBAULT COOP. ELEC. ASSOC.)
Milford fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017

Milford fatal accident list:

Jul 8, 2014 04:34 PM, Us-71, Terrace Park Blvd, Lat: 43.345253, Lon: -95.148231, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
May 26, 1992 10:51 AM, 71, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Feb 11, 1991 12:32 AM, 71, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Apr 27, 1978 01:20 AM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 6Number of bridges
  • 46ft / 13.7mTotal length
  • 3,195Total average daily traffic
  • 411Total average daily truck traffic
  • 3,195Total future (year 2035) average daily traffic
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Milford)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 19 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Milford, IA)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 17 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 31 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Milford)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 14 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Milford)
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Milford, IA
  • 56.6%Utility gas
  • 40.0%Electricity
  • 2.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.3%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Milford, IA
  • 66.1%Electricity
  • 31.4%Utility gas
  • 2.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


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.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
There are 18 pilots and 4 other airmen in this city.
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  • Charles J. Cihlar (1)
  • Joey L. Meyer (1)
  • Randy J. Kempf (1)

Total of 3 patent applications in 2008-2020.