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Milford township, IA map Land area: 35.5 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.0 sq. mi.
Population: 869 (64% urban, 36% rural)
Males: 433  (49.8%)
Females: 436  (50.2%)

Occupied houses/apartments: 869 (667 owner occupied, 202 renter occupied)
% of renters here:

23%
State:

28%


Races in Milford township:

  • White Non-Hispanic: 98.6%
  • Black: 0.2%
  • American Indian and Alaska Native: 0.1%
  • Some other race: 0.1%

Median age of males: 39.1
Median age of females: 39.6

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Average household size: 2.45

Milford township:

2.5 people
Iowa:

2.5 people

Average family size: 2.97

Estimated median household income in 2009: $50,451 ($41,447 in 1999)
This township:

$50,451
Iowa:

$48,044

Median contract rent in 2009 for apartments: $415 (lower quartile is $365, upper quartile is $474)
Here:

$415
State:

$496

Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $151,473 (it was $87,000 in 2000)
Milford township:

$151,473
Iowa:

$122,000
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $91,323 - $188,152

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $132,984
Here:

$132,984
State:

$151,570

In 2-unit structures: $183,833
Here:

$183,833
State:

$128,390
Population density: 25 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

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

4.3%
Whole state:

9.1%

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

0.0%
Whole state:

3.8%

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Notable locations in this township outside city limits:

Notable locations in Milford township: M R Farms (A), Swenson Farms (B), D T Farms (C), Ems Farms (D), Woodlyn Hills Golf Course (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Milford Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

 

Number of foreign born residents: 3 (100% naturalized citizens)

Milford township:  0.3%
State:  3.1%

60% of Milford township residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 61% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 83% lived in Iowa.

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

  • This state: 676
  • Northeast: 0
  • Midwest: 122
  • South: 28
  • West: 15
Milford township, Iowa satellite photo by USGS

Percentage of households with unmarried partners: 7.3%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 300
  • One, attached: 4
  • Two: 23
  • 3 or 4: 24
  • 5 to 9: 27
  • 10 to 19: 17
  • Mobile homes: 3

Housing units in Milford township with a mortgage: 96 (11 second mortgage, 3 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 75

Year house built

  • 1999 to March 2000: 7
  • 1995 to 1998: 25
  • 1990 to 1994: 9
  • 1980 to 1989: 46
  • 1970 to 1979: 60
  • 1960 to 1969: 32
  • 1950 to 1959: 55
  • 1940 to 1949: 50
  • 1939 or earlier: 114

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Milford township, Iowa:

  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 0
  • 3 rooms: 0
  • 4 rooms: 17
  • 5 rooms: 67
  • 6 rooms: 26
  • 7 rooms: 33
  • 8 rooms: 29
  • 9 or more rooms: 70

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Milford township, Iowa:

  • 1 room: 5
  • 2 rooms: 14
  • 3 rooms: 14
  • 4 rooms: 36
  • 5 rooms: 19
  • 6 rooms: 17
  • 7 rooms: 3
  • 8 rooms: 4
  • 9 or more rooms: 0

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

  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 0
  • 2 bedrooms: 54
  • 3 bedrooms: 103
  • 4 bedrooms: 72
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 13

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Milford township:

  • no bedroom: 5
  • 1 bedroom: 44
  • 2 bedrooms: 36
  • 3 bedrooms: 23
  • 4 bedrooms: 4
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 0

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

  • no vehicle: 4
  • 1 vehicle: 50
  • 2 vehicles: 117
  • 3 vehicles: 53
  • 4 vehicles: 10
  • 5 or more vehicles: 8

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

  • no vehicle: 22
  • 1 vehicle: 56
  • 2 vehicles: 24
  • 3 vehicles: 6
  • 4 vehicles: 4
  • 5 or more vehicles: 0

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Most common industries for males (%):



  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (13%)
  • Furniture and related product manufacturing (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Construction (7%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Food and beverage stores (5%)
  • Utilities (5%)

Most common industries for females (%):



  • Health care (14%)
  • Accommodation and food services (13%)
  • Furniture and related product manufacturing (12%)
  • Social assistance (9%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Department and other general merchandise stores (6%)
  • Food and beverage stores (5%)

Most common occupations for males (%)



  • Farmers and farm managers (11%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (10%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (5%)
  • Plant and system operators (4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)

Most common occupations for females (%)



  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (9%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (8%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (6%)
  • Cashiers (6%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (6%)
  • Child care workers (6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)

Class of Workers

Most common first ancestries reported in Milford township:

  • German (42.1%)
  • United States or American (9.0%)
  • Norwegian (8.7%)
  • Irish (8.4%)
  • European (5.1%)
  • English (4.9%)
  • Swedish (4.8%)

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

  • Japan (100%)

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 344 (75%)
  • Carpooled: 29 (6%)
  • Bicycle: 10 (2%)
  • Walked: 46 (10%)
  • Worked at home: 27 (6%)

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (52%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (24%)
  • Electricity (21%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1%)
  • No fuel used (1%)

98.8% of residents of Milford township speak English at home.
0.9% of residents speak Spanish at home (57% speak English very well, 43% speak English well).
0.4% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% speak English very well).

Household type by relationship:

Households: 846
  • In family households: 732 (215 male householders, 55 female householders)
    207 spouses, 221 children (197 natural, 10 adopted, 14 stepchildren), 4 grandchildren, 5 brothers or sisters, 0 parents, 13 other relatives, 12 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 114 (53 male householders (34 living alone)), 41 female householders (41 living alone)), 20 nonrelatives

Size of family households: 148 2-persons, 47 3-persons, 57 4-persons, 13 5-persons, 4 6-persons, 1 7-or-more-persons,

Size of nonfamily households: 75 1-person, 19 2-persons,

169 married couples with children.
44 single-parent households (12 men, 32 women).


Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 0
Here:

0.0%
Iowa:

10.8%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 0
Here:

0.0%
Iowa:

7.1%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 11
Here:

32.4%
Iowa:

25.4%

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 Milford township:

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