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Milford is a city in Dickinson County, in the Spirit Lake metro area.
So named because it began as a mill site
[NOTE: This is not the only community in Iowa named Milford. For links to other places called Milford, IA, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Milford is 43.324N. The longitude is -95.149W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,440 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 2,466.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Milford demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Dickinson County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 51351 ZIP code.
38% of Milford residents report German ancestry, and 12% 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 $16,680, compared with $21,587 nationally.
15% of Milford residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Milford, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $322. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $727.
Libraries in Milford include Milford Memorial Library ... View libraries
Dickinson County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Milford political report.
The average commute time for Milford workers is 14 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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