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Upper Milford township, PA map Land area: 17.9 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.0 sq. mi.
Population: 6,889 (43% urban, 57% rural)
Males: 3,487  (50.6%)
Females: 3,402  (49.4%)

Occupied houses/apartments: 6,889 (6,340 owner occupied, 549 renter occupied)
% of renters here:

8%
State:

29%


Races in Upper Milford township:

  • White Non-Hispanic: 97.6%
  • Black: 0.1%
  • American Indian and Alaska Native: 0.1%
  • Asian: 0.7%
  • Two or more races: 0.5%
  • Some other race: 0.0%

Median age of males: 40.5
Median age of females: 41.0

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Average household size: 2.74

Upper Milford township:

2.7 people
Pennsylvania:

2.5 people

Average family size: 3.07

Estimated median household income in 2009: $81,753 ($66,694 in 1999)
This township:

$81,753
Pennsylvania:

$49,520

Median contract rent in 2009 for apartments: $832 (lower quartile is $675, upper quartile is $938)
Here:

$832
State:

$597

Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $306,604 (it was $165,800 in 2000)
Upper Milford township:

$306,604
Pennsylvania:

$164,700
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $208,377 - $432,603

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $326,796
Here:

$326,796
State:

$223,477

Townhouses or other attached units: $471,931
Here:

$471,931
State:

$164,518

In 2-unit structures: $180,486
Here:

$180,486
State:

$166,566

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $693,729
Here:

$693,729
State:

$225,726

Mobile homes: $119,210
Here:

$119,210
State:

$35,442
Population density: 385 people per square mile 
 
 (high).

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

1.3%
Whole state:

11.0%

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

0.5%
Whole state:

5.1%

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Notable locations in this township outside city limits:

Notable locations in Upper Milford township: Dillinger Station (A), Upper Milford Western District Fire Company Station 19 (B), Citizen Fire Company of Vera Cruz Station 28 (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Upper Milford township include: Upper Milford Church (A), Saint Peters Church (B), Salem Church (C), Evangelica Church (D), Faith Church (E), Zionsville Church (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Calvary Cemetery (1), Union Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

 

Number of foreign born residents: 108 (70% naturalized citizens)

Upper Milford township:  1.6%
State:  4.1%

71% of Upper Milford township residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 69% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 58% lived in Pennsylvania.

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

  • This state: 5690
  • Northeast: 683
  • Midwest: 172
  • South: 191
  • West: 74

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $112,500

Upper Milford township, Pennsylvania satellite photo by USGS

Percentage of households with unmarried partners: 4.0%

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

  • Lesbian couples: 0.1% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 2,247
  • One, attached: 258
  • Two: 35
  • 3 or 4: 9
  • 5 to 9: 11
  • Mobile homes: 4

Median worth of mobile homes: $65,000


Housing units in Upper Milford township with a mortgage: 1,398 (183 second mortgage, 211 home equity loan, 17 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 563

Year house built

  • 1999 to March 2000: 47
  • 1995 to 1998: 207
  • 1990 to 1994: 139
  • 1980 to 1989: 497
  • 1970 to 1979: 420
  • 1960 to 1969: 259
  • 1950 to 1959: 199
  • 1940 to 1949: 130
  • 1939 or earlier: 666

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

  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 0
  • 3 rooms: 0
  • 4 rooms: 41
  • 5 rooms: 311
  • 6 rooms: 454
  • 7 rooms: 456
  • 8 rooms: 373
  • 9 or more rooms: 620

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

  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 9
  • 3 rooms: 44
  • 4 rooms: 58
  • 5 rooms: 65
  • 6 rooms: 44
  • 7 rooms: 25
  • 8 rooms: 8
  • 9 or more rooms: 8

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

  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 0
  • 2 bedrooms: 212
  • 3 bedrooms: 1,082
  • 4 bedrooms: 777
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 184

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Upper Milford township:

  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 91
  • 2 bedrooms: 74
  • 3 bedrooms: 71
  • 4 bedrooms: 17
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 8

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

  • no vehicle: 47
  • 1 vehicle: 294
  • 2 vehicles: 1,148
  • 3 vehicles: 549
  • 4 vehicles: 129
  • 5 or more vehicles: 88

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

  • no vehicle: 29
  • 1 vehicle: 114
  • 2 vehicles: 83
  • 3 vehicles: 19
  • 4 vehicles: 16
  • 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 (%):



  • Construction (12%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Chemicals (5%)
  • Repair and maintenance (4%)
  • Health care (4%)
  • Publishing, and motion picture and sound recording industries (4%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (3%)

Most common industries for females (%):



  • Health care (21%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)
  • Personal and laundry services (3%)
  • Food and beverage stores (3%)

Most common occupations for males (%)



  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5%)
  • Engineers (5%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3%)
  • Computer specialists (3%)

Most common occupations for females (%)



  • Registered nurses (8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (4%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (4%)
  • Business operations specialists (3%)

Class of Workers

Most common first ancestries reported in Upper Milford township:

  • German (39.9%)
  • Irish (8.4%)
  • Italian (7.6%)
  • Pennsylvania German (7.2%)
  • United States or American (6.5%)
  • English (5.6%)
  • Polish (4.1%)

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

  • Germany (30%)
  • Vietnam (22%)
  • Canada (18%)
  • United Kingdom (16%)
  • Other Western Europe (11%)
  • Ukraine (4%)

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 3,411 (85%)
  • Carpooled: 292 (7%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 15 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 9 (0%)
  • Walked: 41 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 226 (6%)

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (51%)
  • Electricity (36%)
  • Utility gas (4%)
  • Wood (3%)
  • Coal or coke (3%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3%)

94.6% of residents of Upper Milford township speak English at home.
1.5% of residents speak Spanish at home (79% speak English very well, 21% speak English well).
3.5% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (83% speak English very well, 6% speak English well, 12% speak English not well).
0.4% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (75% speak English well, 25% speak English not well).

Household type by relationship:

Households: 6,960
  • In family households: 6,386 (1,774 male householders, 304 female householders)
    1,831 spouses, 2,197 children (2,083 natural, 39 adopted, 75 stepchildren), 76 grandchildren, 19 brothers or sisters, 54 parents, 66 other relatives, 65 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 574 (260 male householders (195 living alone)), 202 female householders (167 living alone)), 112 nonrelatives

Size of family households: 879 2-persons, 485 3-persons, 476 4-persons, 176 5-persons, 46 6-persons, 16 7-or-more-persons,

Size of nonfamily households: 362 1-person, 89 2-persons, 11 3-persons,

1,455 married couples with children.
146 single-parent households (45 men, 101 women).


Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 49
Here:

5.7%
Pennsylvania:

16.0%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 48
Here:

10.6%
Pennsylvania:

13.1%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 105
Here:

47.7%
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 Upper Milford township:

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