Milford, Delaware Population 2022

12,860
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Milford is a city located in Sussex County Delaware. Milford has a 2020 population of 12,860. Milford is currently growing at a rate of 3.01% annually and its population has increased by 33.68% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 9,620 in 2010.

The average household income in Milford is $65,373 with a poverty rate of 14.56%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,003 per month, and the median house value is $199,600. The median age in Milford is 38.3 years, 36 years for males, and 39.1 years for females.

Milford Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Milfordwas:

  • White: 64.17%
  • Black or African American: 24.98%
  • Other race: 5.00%
  • Two or more races: 3.29%
  • Asian: 1.81%
  • Native American: 0.57%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.17%
The current population of Milford, Delaware is 12,860 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 12,860.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 9,620.

Milford, Delaware Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White7,35664.17%
Black or African American2,86424.98%
American Indian and Alaska Native650.57%
Asian2081.81%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander200.17%
Some Other Race5735.00%
Two or More Races3773.29%
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Milford Population by Race

Milford Population Pyramid 2022

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Milford Median Age

40.5


Total

40.5


Male

40.6


Female

Milford Adults

There are 8,479 adults, (2,676 of whom are seniors) in Milford.

Milford Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

46.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

51.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Milford Sex Ratio

Female

6,308

55.03%

Male

5,155

44.97%

Milford Population by Age

Milford Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Milford Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married73.3%26.7%
All49.2%50.8%
Non Family36.7%63.3%
Female33.9%66.1%
Male25.8%74.2%

49.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Milford Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4,6022.4249.2
Married1,7193.1473.3
Male2993.2725.8
Female7283.6333.9
Non Family1,8561.1336.7

3.11

Average Family Size

2.42

Average Household Size

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Milford Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade6638.32%
9th to 12th Grade6498.15%
High School Graduate2,18627.44%
Some College1,74221.87%
Associates Degree5737.19%
Bachelors Degree1,40017.57%
Graduate Degree7539.45%
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Milford Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Milford Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Native American636238
White4,9294,4991,611
Asian20812766
Hispanic1,143758180
Black1,5691,154234
2+ Races21721731
Other Race26613316
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 60.32%.

Milford Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$34,621$36,192$31,932
Less Than 9th Grade$29,375$35,859$25,453
High School Graduate$31,820$32,190$31,488
Some College$30,523$32,917$28,347
Bachelors Degree$41,171$36,750$46,172
Graduate Degree$53,321$51,731$53,893

$34,621

Average Earnings

$36,192

Average Male

$31,932

Average Female

Milford Earnings by Educational Attainment

Milford Language by Age

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Milford Language

68.53% of Milford residents speak only English, while 31.47% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 16.87% of the population.

Milford Language

Milford Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Multiple37716543.77%
Asian2087335.10%
Black2,72370325.82%
White5,9073095.23%
Other173NaN%
Hispanic1,91239120.45%

14.56%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.52%

Male Poverty Rate

16.20%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Milford

The race most likely to be in poverty in Milford is Multiple, with 43.77% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Milford is Hispanic, with 20.45% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.49%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.53%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.86%.

Milford Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade36.59%
High School10.32%
Some College7.98%
Bachelors or Greater5.95%

Milford Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed6.14%
Male Unemployed9.76%
Female Employed4.28%
Female Unemployed39.57%

Milford Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Milford Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$45,948$63,397
Families$49,842$67,104
Married Families$68,438-
Non Families$34,526$51,727
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Income by Household Type

Milford Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

43.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.6%

Male Marriage Rate

37.5%

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 Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Milford Marital Status by Race

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Milford Marital Status

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796

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War41
First Gulf War62
Vietnam375
Korea70
World War II27

Milford Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3415
35 to 54169
55 to 64116
65 to 74290
75+206

Milford Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White67711.34%
Black1197.40%
Hispanic413.10%

Milford Veterans by Race

Milford Veterans by Education

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3.67%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.18%

Veteran Disability Rate

Milford Veterans by Education

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58.2%

Labor Force Participation

54.7%

Employment Rate

6.1%

Unemployment Rate

Milford Employment by Age

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Milford Employment by Race

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Milford Employment by Education

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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41.26%

Born in Milford

79.88%

Native Born

20.12%

Foreign Born

12.59%

Non Citizen

7.53%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

79.88% of Milford residents were born in the United States, with 41.26% having been born in Delaware. 12.59% 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: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
18902,5650.00%
19002,500-65-0.26%
19102,6031030.40%
19202,7031000.38%
19303,7191,0163.24%
19404,2144951.26%
19505,1799652.08%
19603,547-1,632-3.71%
19705,3141,7674.13%
19805,356420.08%
19906,0406841.21%
20006,7326921.09%
20109,6202,8883.63%
20119,7601401.46%
20129,9281681.72%
201310,2723443.46%
201410,4291571.53%
201510,5971681.61%
201610,8092122.00%
201711,0332242.07%
201811,3563232.93%
201911,7323763.31%
202012,1083763.20%
202112,4843763.11%
202212,8603763.01%

Milford Population by Year