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Milford is a town in Worcester County, in the Worcester metro area.

The latitude of Milford is 42.139N. The longitude is -71.516W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 433 feet.

The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 26,799.


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Median household income
Local
$50,856
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 Charles and Blackstone rivers
Early boot-making center

Pink granite mined here was used in the Boston Public Library, Grand Central Station in New York and the Corcoran Art Gallery in Washington

Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 48. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 1.8 per 1,000 people.
Well-known residents have included:
· Dr. Joseph E. Murray, Nobel Prize winner, pioneer in organ transplants
Historic sites and museums: Milford Historical Museum
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was above the national average. (See library links below.)

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6% of Milford residents report German ancestry, and 19% 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 $23,742, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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27% of Milford residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Historic districts in Milford include Prospect Heights Historic District ... View historic districts

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Median rent in Milford, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $605.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,389.


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Libraries in Milford include Milford Town Library ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Milford include Milford Daily News

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The average commute time for Milford workers is 27 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

A total of 5 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Milford between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

This is a rate of 1.9 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.

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Hotels in Milford include Courtyard Marriott Milford, Fairfield Inn North Milford, Holiday Inn Express Hotels, La Quinta Inn Milford, Milford Inn, Radisson Hotel.

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