Milford, Delaware Population 2024

14,361

Milford is a city located in Kent County and Sussex County Delaware. Milford has a 2024 population of 14,361. Milford is currently growing at a rate of 5.05% annually and its population has increased by 26.99% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 11,309 in 2020.

The average household income in Milford is $73,238 with a poverty rate of 15.95%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Milford is 43.6 years, 40 years for males, and 47.7 years for females.

Milford Demographics

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

  • White: 59.91%
  • Black or African American: 22.78%
  • Two or more races: 6.95%
  • Other race: 6.65%
  • Asian: 3.26%
  • Native American: 0.45%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
Land Area (mi²)
9.8 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,469.30/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
26.99% (3,052)
The current population of Milford, Delaware is 14,361 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 11,309.

Milford, Delaware Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White7,01859.91%
Black or African American2,66822.78%
Two or more races8146.95%
Other race7796.65%
Asian3823.26%
Native American530.45%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Other race

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Milford Population by Race

Milford Population Pyramid 2024

Milford Median Age

43.6

Total

40

Male

47.7

Female

Milford Adults

There are 9,194 adults, (2,826 of whom are seniors) in Milford.

Milford Age Dependency

84

Age Dependency Ratio

44.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Milford Sex Ratio

Female6,43554.93%
Male5,27945.07%

Milford Population by Age

Milford Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All5,0342.275050
Non Family2,4651.1339.660.4
Married1,5783.1977.322.7
Female5973.4929.670.4
Male3943.863664
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3.15

Average Family Size

2.27

Average Household Size

50.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Milford Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Milford Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Milford Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 96.97%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 51.52%.

Milford Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$41,112

Average Earnings

$42,396

Average Male

$40,412

Average Female

Milford Earnings by Educational Attainment

Milford Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Milford Language

74.01% of Milford residents speak only English, while 25.99% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 13.49% of the population.

Milford Language

Milford Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Black2,60372527.85%
Hispanic1,54846730.17%
White6,3213986.3%
Multiple81425631.45%
Other77920726.57%
Asian3828722.77%
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15.95%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.32%

Male Poverty Rate

17.27%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Milford

The race most likely to be in poverty in Milford is Multiple, with 31.45% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Milford is White, with 6.3% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.4%. Among those working part-time, it was 20.89%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.6%.

Milford Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade38.22%
High School16.48%
Some College8.1%
Bachelors or Greater6.06%
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Milford Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed28.82%
Male Employed9.1%
Male Unemployed8.54%
Female Employed7.06%
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Milford Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Milford Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Milford Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

39.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

45.1%

Male Marriage Rate

35.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Milford Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Milford Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Milford Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Milford Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

824

Number of Veterans

632

Male Veterans

192

Female Veterans

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Milford Veterans by War

count

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Milford Veterans by Age

count

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Milford Veterans by Race

Milford Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

15.38%

Veteran Poverty Rate

45.33%

Veteran Disability Rate

Milford Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

57.9%

Labor Force Participation

53.8%

Employment Rate

6.1%

Unemployment Rate

Milford Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Milford Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Milford Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

39.23%

Born in Milford

82%

Native Born

18%

Foreign Born

10%

Non Citizen

8%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

82% of Milford residents were born in the United States, with 39.23% having been born in Delaware. 10% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Milford Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202917,8116904.03%
202817,1216904.2%
202716,4316904.38%
202615,7416904.58%
202515,0516904.8%
202414,3616905.05%
202313,6716905.32%
202212,9816905.61%
202112,2919828.68%
202011,309-464-3.94%
201911,7733923.44%
201811,3813363.04%
201711,0452272.1%
201610,8182162.04%
201510,6021711.64%
201410,4311591.55%
201310,2723453.48%
20129,9271701.74%
20119,7571421.48%
20109,6152,88342.83%
20006,73269211.46%
19906,04068412.77%
19805,356420.79%
19705,3141,76749.82%
19603,547-1,632-31.51%
19505,17996522.9%
19404,21449513.31%
19303,7191,01637.59%
19202,7031003.84%
19102,6031034.12%
19002,500-65-2.53%
18902,565
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Milford Population by Year