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Milford is a city in Sussex County, in the Seaford metro area. (The community straddles Sussex and Kent counties; ePodunk links to the county with the greater share of population.)

The latitude of Milford is 38.912N. The longitude is -75.428W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 10 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 6,991.


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Median household income
Local
$32,525
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 Mispillion River.
Once a shipbuilding center
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 91. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 13 per 1,000 people.
Local festivals include:
  • Riverwalk Festival - Sept. 6-9, 2007
  • Bug & Bud Festival - April 28, 2007
Dates often change. Check Milford web sites and events links in the sections below.
Performing arts: Second Street Players
Nearby parks & recreation: Abbott?s Mill Nature Center
Historic sites and museums: Milford Museum, Parson Thorne Mansion
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.)

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Milford demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Sussex 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 19963 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

9% of Milford residents report German ancestry, and 9% 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 $16,181, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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19% of Milford residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Historic districts in Milford include North Milford Historic District, South Milford Historic District ... View historic districts

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Median rent in Milford, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $425.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $892.


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

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Sussex 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 20 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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Hotels in Milford include Americinn Milford, Super 8.

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