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Lower Milford township, PA map Land area: 19.7 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.0 sq. mi.
Population: 3,617 (39% urban, 61% rural)
Males: 1,828  (50.5%)
Females: 1,789  (49.5%)

Occupied houses/apartments: 3,617 (3,335 owner occupied, 282 renter occupied)
% of renters here:

8%
State:

29%


Races in Lower Milford township:

  • White Non-Hispanic: 97.5%
  • Black: 0.2%
  • American Indian and Alaska Native: 0.2%
  • Asian: 0.6%
  • Two or more races: 0.7%
  • Some other race: 0.1%

Median age of males: 40.5
Median age of females: 40.7

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Average household size: 2.83

Lower Milford township:

2.8 people
Pennsylvania:

2.5 people

Average family size: 3.12

Estimated median household income in 2009: $82,138 ($67,008 in 1999)
This township:

$82,138
Pennsylvania:

$49,520

Median contract rent in 2009 for apartments: $652 (lower quartile is $454, upper quartile is $956)
Here:

$652
State:

$597

Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $336,747 (it was $182,100 in 2000)
Lower Milford township:

$336,747
Pennsylvania:

$164,700
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $238,622 - $465,242

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $341,542
Here:

$341,542
State:

$223,477

Townhouses or other attached units: $205,971
Here:

$205,971
State:

$164,518

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $179,553
Here:

$179,553
State:

$223,507
Population density: 184 people per square mile 
 
 (high).

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

2.8%
Whole state:

11.0%

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

0.8%
Whole state:

5.1%

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Notable locations in this township outside city limits:

Notable locations in Lower Milford township: Hosensack Station (A), Lower Milford Township Fire Company 1 Station 13 / Lower Milford Ambulance Corps Station 65 (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Lower Milford township include: Great Swamp Church (A), Chestnut Hill Church (B), Hosensack Church (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creek: Indian Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

 

Number of foreign born residents: 115 (59% naturalized citizens)

Lower Milford township:  3.2%
State:  4.1%

73% of Lower Milford township residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 30% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 76% lived in Pennsylvania.

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 3009
  • Northeast: 278
  • Midwest: 70
  • South: 95
  • West: 36

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $132,500

Lower Milford township, Pennsylvania satellite photo by USGS

Percentage of households with unmarried partners: 5.0%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)

  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 1,261
  • One, attached: 12
  • Two: 6
  • 3 or 4: 15
  • 10 to 19: 7
  • Mobile homes: 7

Housing units in Lower Milford township with a mortgage: 627 (43 second mortgage, 149 home equity loan, 11 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 282

Year house built

  • 1999 to March 2000: 46
  • 1995 to 1998: 105
  • 1990 to 1994: 103
  • 1980 to 1989: 163
  • 1970 to 1979: 253
  • 1960 to 1969: 125
  • 1950 to 1959: 129
  • 1940 to 1949: 27
  • 1939 or earlier: 357

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Lower Milford township, Pennsylvania:

  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 0
  • 3 rooms: 0
  • 4 rooms: 23
  • 5 rooms: 186
  • 6 rooms: 251
  • 7 rooms: 220
  • 8 rooms: 209
  • 9 or more rooms: 273

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Lower Milford township, Pennsylvania:

  • 1 room: 7
  • 2 rooms: 0
  • 3 rooms: 37
  • 4 rooms: 33
  • 5 rooms: 7
  • 6 rooms: 5
  • 7 rooms: 0
  • 8 rooms: 15
  • 9 or more rooms: 11

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Lower Milford township:

  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 0
  • 2 bedrooms: 134
  • 3 bedrooms: 553
  • 4 bedrooms: 440
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 35

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Lower Milford township:

  • no bedroom: 7
  • 1 bedroom: 35
  • 2 bedrooms: 43
  • 3 bedrooms: 19
  • 4 bedrooms: 0
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 11

Cars and other vehicles available in Lower Milford township in owner-occupied houses/condos:

  • no vehicle: 29
  • 1 vehicle: 127
  • 2 vehicles: 487
  • 3 vehicles: 403
  • 4 vehicles: 99
  • 5 or more vehicles: 17

Cars and other vehicles available in Lower Milford township in renter-occupied apartments

  • no vehicle: 14
  • 1 vehicle: 22
  • 2 vehicles: 41
  • 3 vehicles: 26
  • 4 vehicles: 0
  • 5 or more vehicles: 12

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Most common industries for males (%):



  • Construction (13%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Chemicals (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Metal and metal products (5%)
  • Repair and maintenance (5%)
  • Computer and electronic products (5%)

Most common industries for females (%):



  • Educational services (20%)
  • Health care (19%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, and similar organizations (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Social assistance (3%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (3%)

Most common occupations for males (%)



  • Other production occupations including supervisors (10%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (6%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (3%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3%)

Most common occupations for females (%)



  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6%)
  • Registered nurses (6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (5%)
  • Customer service representatives (5%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers including supervisors (4%)

Class of Workers

Most common first ancestries reported in Lower Milford township:

  • German (35.4%)
  • Irish (13.0%)
  • Italian (7.4%)
  • English (5.2%)
  • Polish (4.9%)
  • United States or American (4.4%)
  • Pennsylvania German (4.3%)

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents:

  • Philippines (22%)
  • Germany (20%)
  • India (17%)
  • Lebanon (12%)
  • Other Western Europe (7%)
  • Poland (6%)
  • Jamaica (6%)

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 1,657 (83%)
  • Carpooled: 126 (6%)
  • Walked: 20 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 189 (9%)

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (53%)
  • Electricity (30%)
  • Wood (5%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (5%)
  • Utility gas (3%)
  • Coal or coke (3%)
  • Other fuel (1%)

93.3% of residents of Lower Milford township speak English at home.
2.0% of residents speak Spanish at home (66% speak English very well, 27% speak English well, 7% speak English not well).
4.1% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (83% speak English very well, 17% speak English not well).
0.2% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (100% speak English very well).
0.4% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English very well).

Household type by relationship:

Households: 3,617
  • In family households: 3,273 (881 male householders, 161 female householders)
    939 spouses, 1,160 children (1,074 natural, 45 adopted, 41 stepchildren), 31 grandchildren, 8 brothers or sisters, 9 parents, 34 other relatives, 50 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 344 (143 male householders (101 living alone)), 108 female householders (70 living alone)), 93 nonrelatives

Size of family households: 415 2-persons, 256 3-persons, 225 4-persons, 94 5-persons, 38 6-persons, 14 7-or-more-persons,

Size of nonfamily households: 171 1-person, 58 2-persons, 22 3-persons,

763 married couples with children.
82 single-parent households (28 men, 54 women).


Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 111
Here:

25.2%
Pennsylvania:

16.0%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 43
Here:

16.8%
Pennsylvania:

13.1%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 29
Here:

51.8%
Pennsylvania:

37.3%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)


Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninst.)


Year Householders Moved Into Unit in Lower Milford township:

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