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Milford is a borough in Pike County, in the New York metro area.

It is the county seat. [NOTE: This is not the only community in Pennsylvania named Milford. For links to other places called Milford, PA, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]

The latitude of Milford is 41.322N. The longitude is -74.802W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 492 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 1,176.


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Median household income
Local
$33,571
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Milford demographic reports
Milford is on the Delaware River
Well-known residents have included:
· Gifford Pinchot, environmentalist
Local festivals include:
  • Black Bear Film Festival - Oct. 12-14, 2007
Dates often change. Check Milford web sites and events links in the sections below.
Nearby parks & recreation: Delaware National Scenic River
Historic sites and museums: Grey Towers National Historic Landmark, Pike County Historical Society
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was below the national average. (See library links below.)
Quotes:
Geographically, Milford is a town of many edges. It winds along beside the Delaware River, hugging the New Jersey state line where it meets Pennsylvania and New York. It is in the foothills at the edge of the Pocono Mountains and adjoins the Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area.
-- New York Times, Aug. 9, 2002

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Milford demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Pike County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Newburgh area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 18337 ZIP code.

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20% of Milford residents report German ancestry, and 22% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Milford ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Milford was $21,011, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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29% of Milford residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Historic districts in Milford include Gordon, Jervis, Grist Mill Historic District ... View historic districts

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Median rent in Milford, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $512.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,268.


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Libraries in Milford include Pike County Public Library ... View libraries

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Pike County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Milford political report.

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The average commute time for Milford workers is 26 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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Hotels in Milford include Red Carpet Inn.

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DUPLICATE NAMES
Other PA communities named Milford:
  �Bucks County township
  �Juniata County township
  �Pike County township
  �Somerset County township

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“ Geographically, Milford is a town of many edges. It winds along beside the Delaware River, hugging the New Jersey state line where it meets Pennsylvania and New York. It is in the foothills at the edge of the Pocono Mountains and adjoins the Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area. ”
~ New York Times, Aug. 9, 2002

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