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Milford, Maine - Basic Facts

The Milford Census Designated Place had a population of 2,549 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Milford is located at latitude 44.9574 and longitude -68.6309 in Penobscot County. 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. Penobscot County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 141 feet.

The Milford Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2377937) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Milford Census Designated Place is located within Town of Milford, a minor civil division (MCD) of Penobscot County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Milford population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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Milford, ME Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 2,549
Daytime Population: Workers 321
Daytime Population: Residents 1,240
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,561
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.61
Population in Households 2,549
Population in Familes 1,883
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 763
Diversity Index3 11


Median Household Income $43,943
Average Household Income $51,125
Per Capita Income $21,517


Total Housing Units 1,203 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 803 (66.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 314 (26.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 86 ( 7.1%)
Median Home Value $120,060
Average Home Value $157,285


Total Households 1,117
Average Household Size 2.28
Family Households 697
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 1.84% 1.26%
Households 1.85% 1.27%
Families 2.42% 1.12%
Median Household Income   3.13%
Per Capita Income   3.36%

Milford, ME - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Milford to the other 130 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Maine by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 56 58th
Population Density # 38 72nd
Diversity Index # 68 48th
Median Household Income # 65 51st
Per Capita Income # 103 22nd

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