Milford, Iowa Population 2024

3,376

Milford is a city located in Dickinson County Iowa. Milford has a 2024 population of 3,376. Milford is currently growing at a rate of 0.18% annually and its population has increased by 1.26% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,334 in 2020.

The average household income in Milford is $82,088 with a poverty rate of 5.61%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Milford is 44 years, 43.5 years for males, and 44.8 years for females.

Milford Demographics

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

  • White: 95.2%
  • Two or more races: 3.55%
  • Other race: 1.24%
  • Black or African American:
  • Native American:
  • Asian:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
State
Iowa
Land Area (mi²)
2.1 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,589.90/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
1.26% (42)
The current population of Milford, Iowa is 3,376 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 3,334.

Milford, Iowa Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White3,13795.2%
Two or more races1173.55%
Other race411.24%
Black or African American
Native American
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Other race

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Milford Population by Race

Milford Population Pyramid 2024

Milford Median Age

44

Total

43.5

Male

44.8

Female

Milford Adults

There are 2,489 adults, (798 of whom are seniors) in Milford.

Milford Age Dependency

94.9

Age Dependency Ratio

47.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

47.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Milford Sex Ratio

Female1,59348.35%
Male1,70251.65%

Milford Population by Age

Milford Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1,4412.257426
Married6872.9892.17.9
Non Family5341.1757.742.3
Female1532.873.226.8
Male672.2119.480.6
showing: 5 rows

2.86

Average Family Size

2.25

Average Household Size

74.0%

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 2+ races people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 27.56%.

Milford Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$42,054

Average Earnings

$48,846

Average Male

$38,618

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

97.75% of Milford residents speak only English, while 2.25% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.71% of the population.

Milford Language

Milford Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White3,0351826%
showing: 1 rows

5.61%

Overall Poverty Rate

2.08%

Male Poverty Rate

9.38%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Milford

The race most likely to be in poverty in Milford is White, with 6% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Milford is White, with 6% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.62%. Among those working part-time, it was 6.88%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 7.04%.

Milford Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade28.57%
Some College5.05%
High School3.21%
Bachelors or Greater
showing: 4 rows

Milford Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed30.23%
Female Employed6.97%
Male Employed
Male Unemployed
showing: 4 rows

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

51.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.8%

Male Marriage Rate

51.3%

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 45-54.

Milford Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Milford Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

162

Number of Veterans

104

Male Veterans

58

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

4.61%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.61%

Veteran Disability Rate

Milford Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

65.5%

Labor Force Participation

63.3%

Employment Rate

3.4%

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

74.54%

Born in Milford

99.7%

Native Born

0.3%

Foreign Born

0.3%

Non Citizen

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.7% of Milford residents were born in the United States, with 74.54% having been born in Iowa. 0.3% 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
20293,40660.18%
20283,40060.18%
20273,39460.18%
20263,38860.18%
20253,38260.18%
20243,37660.18%
20233,37060.18%
20223,36460.18%
20213,358240.72%
20203,33433111.02%
20193,00360.2%
20182,997-23-0.76%
20173,020-21-0.69%
20163,041401.33%
20153,001331.11%
20142,96810.03%
20132,967150.51%
20122,952200.68%
20112,932301.03%
20102,902
showing: 20 rows

Milford Population by Year