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Milford, Maine - Basic Facts

The Milford Census Designated Place is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Penobscot County at latitude 44.9574 and longitude -68.6309. Penobscot County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 141 feet.

The formal official name is the Milford Census Designated Place, but most people and references simply refer to it as Milford, Maine.

The U5 Census Class Code for Milford indicates a populated place that is also a census designated place with the same name.. The Census Designated Place has a Functional Status Code "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The formal boundaries for the Milford Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.34 sq. miles and a water area of 0.04 sq. miles.

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Milford, ME Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 2,478
Population in Households 2,478
Population in Familes 1,844
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 741
Diversity Index2 10


Total Households 1,103
Average Household Size 2.25
Family Households 692
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,192 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 808 (67.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 295 (24.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 89 ( 7.5%)
Median Home Value $120,604
Average Home Value $125,898


Median Household Income $41,373
Average Household Income $50,407
Per Capita Income $21,502
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 2.48% 1.62%
Households 2.87% 1.73%
Families 3.99% 1.6%
Median Household Income   1.23%
Per Capita Income   1.81%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Milford, ME - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Milford to the other 131 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Maine by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 59 56th
Population Density1 # 41 69th
Diversity Index2 # 71 48th
Median Household Income # 68 49th
Per Capita Income # 82 38th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Maine Census Data Comparison Tool.