Milford, Massachusetts Population 2021

29,201
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Milford is a city located in Worcester County Massachusetts. Milford has a 2020 population of 29,201. Milford is currently growing at a rate of 0.17% annually and its population has increased by 4.16% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 28,034 in 2010. Milford reached it's highest population of 29,201 in 2021.

The average household income in Milford is $96,858 with a poverty rate of 10.11%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,230 per month, and the median house value is $314,800. The median age in Milford is 39.4 years, 39.1 years for males, and 39.8 years for females.

Milford Demographics

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

  • White: 81.26%
  • Other race: 11.09%
  • Asian: 2.76%
  • Two or more races: 2.47%
  • Black or African American: 2.34%
  • Native American: 0.09%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Milford, Massachusetts is 29,201 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 29,051.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 28,034.

Milford, Massachusetts Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White23,47181.26%
Some Other Race3,20311.09%
Asian7972.76%
Two or More Races7122.47%
Black or African American6752.34%
American Indian and Alaska Native250.09%
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Milford Population by Race

Milford Population Pyramid $2021

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Milford Median Age

39.4


Total

39.1


Male

39.8


Female

Milford Adults

There are 22,201 adults, (4,391 of whom are seniors) in Milford.

Milford Age Dependency

62.2

Age Dependency Ratio

24.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Milford Sex Ratio

Female

14,533

50.32%

Male

14,350

49.68%

Milford Population by Age

Milford Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Milford Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married82.5%17.5%
All69%31%
Female59.9%40.1%
Male59.8%40.2%
Non Family52.1%47.9%

69.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Milford Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All11,0462.669
Married5,6683.2282.5
Non Family3,4981.1852.1
Female1,3233.1759.9
Male5573.7559.8

3.14

Average Family Size

2.6

Average Household Size

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Milford Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,2005.96%
9th to 12th Grade1,2416.17%
High School Graduate5,23426.01%
Some College3,51217.45%
Associates Degree1,6358.12%
Bachelors Degree4,77623.73%
Graduate Degree2,52612.55%
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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
White15,72614,3976,004
Hispanic2,1381,284282
Other Race1,8561,252295
Asian631618467
Black509473180
2+ Races27024897
Native American252520

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 80.00%.

Milford Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$48,402$57,323$39,242
Less Than 9th Grade$25,179$29,837$20,313
High School Graduate$36,836$52,645$27,557
Some College$44,775$53,542$34,263
Bachelors Degree$68,221$78,518$51,995
Graduate Degree$77,991$101,204$59,418

$48,402

Average Earnings

$57,323

Average Male

$39,242

Average Female

Milford Earnings by Educational Attainment

Milford Language by Age

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Milford Language

66.10% of Milford residents speak only English, while 33.90% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 19.09% of the population.

Milford Language

Milford Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White21,1281,4106.67%
Other3,20395929.94%
Hispanic4,02890122.37%
Black663598.90%
Multiple710425.92%
Asian797212.63%

10.11%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.49%

Male Poverty Rate

10.71%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Milford

The race most likely to be in poverty in Milford is Other, with 29.94% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Milford is Asian, with 2.63% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.19%. Among those working part-time, it was 8.76%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.90%.

Milford Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade24.43%
High School9.16%
Some College6.40%
Bachelors or Greater1.36%

Milford Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed37.15%
Female Unemployed29.55%
Female Employed3.66%
Male Employed3.23%

Milford Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Milford Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$83,243$96,858
Families$99,035$112,837
Married Families$108,199-
Non Families$42,549$53,507
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Income by Household Type

Milford Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

52.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.1%

Male Marriage Rate

51.4%

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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1,212

Number of Veterans

1,165

Male Veterans

47

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam472
Second Gulf War226
First Gulf War166
Korea95
World War II46

Milford Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74361
75+322
35 to 54261
55 to 64144
18 to 34124

Milford Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,1856.42%
Hispanic843.32%
Black173.05%
Other Race100.48%

Milford Veterans by Race

Milford Veterans by Education

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4.59%

Veteran Poverty Rate

20.43%

Veteran Disability Rate

Milford Veterans by Education

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72.7%

Labor Force Participation

69%

Employment Rate

5%

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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62.32%

Born in Milford

79.21%

Native Born

20.79%

Foreign Born

13.49%

Non Citizen

7.30%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

79.21% of Milford residents were born in the United States, with 62.32% having been born in Massachusetts. 13.49% 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

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202129,201500.17%
202029,151500.17%
201929,101500.17%
201829,0511190.41%
201728,9321950.68%
201628,7371040.36%
201528,633960.34%
201428,5372180.77%
201328,3191010.36%
201228,2181040.37%
201128,114800.29%
201028,0340.00%

Milford Population by Year