Milford, Delaware Population 2020

11,799
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Milford is a city located in Delaware. With a 2020 population of 11,799, it is the 6th largest city in Delaware and the 2753rd largest city in the United States. Milford is currently growing at a rate of 1.93% annually and its population has increased by 23.43% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 9,559 in 2010. Spanning over 10 miles, Milford has a population density of 1,207 people per square mile.

The average household income in Milford is $65,802 with a poverty rate of 15.59%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $946 per month, and the median house value is $184,600. The median age in Milford is 37.2 years, 36.9 years for males, and 37.6 years for females. For every 100 females there are 94.9 males.

Milford Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Milford was:

  • White: 64.60%
  • Black or African American: 22.05%
  • Two or more races: 6.03%
  • Other race: 4.88%
  • Asian: 1.88%
  • Native American: 0.37%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.19%
The current population of Milford, Delaware is 11,799, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 11,353.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 9,559.

Milford, Delaware Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White6,99964.60%
Black or African American2,38922.05%
Two or More Races6536.03%
Some Other Race5294.88%
Asian2041.88%
American Indian and Alaska Native400.37%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander210.19%
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Milford Population Pyramid 2020

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Milford Median Age

37.2


Total

36.9


Male

37.6


Female

Milford Adults

There are 8,107 adults, (2,168 of whom are seniors) in Milford.

Milford Age Dependency

82.4

Age Dependency Ratio

36.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

45.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Milford Sex Ratio

Female

5,560

51.32%

Male

5,275

48.68%

Milford Households and Families

Milford Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Milford Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married70.5%29.5%
All53.8%46.2%
Male52.9%47.1%
Non Family41.7%58.3%
Female35.8%64.2%

53.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4,1572.5253.8
Married1,8153.1370.5
Non Family1,4041.1841.7
Female7343.435.8
Male2043.2252.9

3.06

Average Family Size

2.52

Average Household Size

7.9%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.7%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Milford Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3905.28%
9th to 12th Grade6819.21%
High School Graduate2,23930.29%
Some College1,60221.67%
Associates Degree6628.96%
Bachelors Degree1,17315.87%
Graduate Degree6458.73%
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Milford Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White4,4003,9261,138
Black1,5041,204348
Hispanic1,3061,033228
Multiple Races344337111
Other Race2361805
Asian17114868
Native American403921
Islander1111

The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 52.50%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,952$40,273$29,903
Less Than High School$26,880$38,393$25,786
High School Grad$32,035$33,956$24,000
Some College$32,798$40,881$29,534
Bachelors Degree$41,325$41,076$42,371
Graduate Degree$46,581$47,813$46,161

$35,952

Average Earnings

$40,273

Average Male

$29,903

Average Female

Milford Language

Milford Language by Age

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Milford Language

77.87% of Milford residents speak only English, while 22.13% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 14.90% of the population.

Milford Poverty

Milford Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic2,14766430.93%
Other52944483.93%
White5,6044437.91%
Black2,26137816.72%
Multiple65317226.34%
Asian204157.35%

15.59%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.63%

Male Poverty Rate

18.36%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Milford

The race most likely to be in poverty in Milford is Other, with 83.93% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Milford is Asian, with 7.35% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.64%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.72%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 15.14%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School21.20%
High School14.40%
Some College10.04%
Bachelors or Greater1.89%
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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed84.03%
Male Unemployed11.76%
Female Employed7.58%
Male Employed4.33%

Milford Income

Milford Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$49,602$65,802
Families$55,273$73,562
Married Families$74,255-
Non Families$34,079$43,734
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Milford Marital Status

Milford Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

46.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.7%

Male Marriage Rate

43.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Milford Married by Age and Sex

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Milford Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Milford Marital Status by Race

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Milford Veterans

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1,015

Number of Veterans

999

Male Veterans

16

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam533
First Gulf War167
Korea127
World War II70
Second Gulf War67
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Age Group Veterans
75+275
65 to 74273
55 to 64235
35 to 54188
18 to 3444
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Name Veterans % of Total
White78714.17%
Hispanic20213.29%
2 or More18649.08%
Black422.47%

Milford Veterans by Education

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2.47%

Veteran Poverty Rate

22.75%

Veteran Disability Rate

Milford Employment Status

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60.8%

Labor Force Participation

58.4%

Employment Rate

4%

Unemployment Rate

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Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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48.08%

Born in Delaware

89.71%

Native Born

10.29%

Foreign Born

7.85%

Non Citizen

2.44%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

89.71% of Milford residents were born in the United States, with 48.08% having been born in Delaware. 7.85% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202011,7992231.93%
201911,5762231.96%
201811,3533262.96%
201711,0272232.06%
201610,8042122.00%
201510,5921681.61%
201410,4241571.53%
201310,2673503.53%
20129,9171661.70%
20119,7511411.47%
20109,6102,8783.62%
20006,7326921.09%
19906,0406841.21%
19805,356420.08%
19705,3141,7674.13%
19603,547-1,632-3.71%
19505,1799652.08%
19404,2144951.26%
19303,7191,0163.24%
19202,7031000.38%
19102,6031030.40%
19002,500-65-0.26%
18902,5650.00%