Milford, MI Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Milford, Michigan - Basic Facts

The Village of Milford had a population of 6,401 as of July 1, 2017. Milford ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Michigan. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Milford is located at latitude 42.5885 and longitude -83.6016 in Oakland County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Milford (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.43 sq. miles and a water area of 0.09 sq. miles. Oakland County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 961 feet.

The Village of Milford (GNIS ID: 2399344) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Village of Milford is located within Charter Township of Milford, a minor civil division (MCD) of Oakland County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Milford population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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Milford, MI Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 6,401
Daytime Population: Workers 2,582
Daytime Population: Residents 2,809
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 5,391
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.84
Population in Households 6,385
Population in Familes 5,163
Population in Group Qrtrs 16
Population Density2 2,632
Diversity Index3 15


Median Household Income $71,579
Average Household Income $91,713
Per Capita Income $38,884


Total Housing Units 2,833 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,922 (67.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 787 (27.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 124 ( 4.4%)
Median Home Value $199,434
Average Home Value $227,185


Total Households 2,709
Average Household Size 2.36
Family Households 1,766
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.5% 0.49%
Households 0.63% 0.58%
Families 0.37% 0.42%
Median Household Income   2.96%
Per Capita Income   2.76%

Milford, MI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Milford to the other 692 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Michigan by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 149 79th
Population Density # 93 87th
Diversity Index # 421 39th
Median Household Income # 44 94th
Per Capita Income # 52 93rd

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