City of Milford, CT Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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City of Milford, Connecticut - Basic Facts

The City of Milford had a population of 52,378 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for City of Milford is located at latitude 41.2236 and longitude -73.0646 in New Haven County. The formal boundaries for the City of Milford (see map below) encompass a land area of 21.9 sq. miles and a water area of 3.23 sq. miles. New Haven County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 52 feet.

The City of Milford (GNIS ID: ) has a C8 Census Class Code which indicates the balance of a consolidated city excluding the separately incorporated place(s) within that consolidated government. Separate census estimates are also produced for the semi-independent places which together with the "balance record," sum to the entire territory of the consolidated city.

The City of Milford is located within Town of Milford, a minor civil division (MCD) of New Haven County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with City of Milford population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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City of Milford, CT Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 52,378
Population in Households 51,897
Population in Familes 41,620
Population in Group Qrtrs 481
Population Density1 2,391
Diversity Index2 35


Total Households 21,339
Average Household Size 2.43
Family Households 13,644
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 22,494 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 15,657 (69.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 5,681 (25.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,155 ( 5.1%)
Median Home Value $322,610
Average Home Value $361,406


Median Household Income $81,099
Average Household Income $106,220
Per Capita Income $43,508
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.34% 0.27%
Households 0.24% 0.19%
Families 0.13% 0.13%
Median Household Income   2.08%
Per Capita Income   1.65%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

City of Milford, CT - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares City of Milford to the other 142 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Connecticut by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 15 90th
Population Density1 # 41 72nd
Diversity Index2 # 55 62nd
Median Household Income # 46 68th
Per Capita Income # 51 65th

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