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  1. Public Schools
    B
  2. Crime & Safety
    NG
  3. Housing
    B
  4. Nightlife
    B+
  5. Good for Families
    B
  6. Diversity
    C+
  7. Jobs
    B
  8. Weather
    C-
  9. Cost of Living
    B-
  10. Health & Fitness
    B+
  11. Outdoor Activities
    A-
  12. Commute
    B
Milford is a town in New York with a population of 2,937. Milford is in Otsego County. Living in Milford offers residents a rural feel and most residents own their homes. In Milford there are a lot of bars and parks. Many retirees live in Milford and residents tend to be conservative. The public schools in Milford are above average.

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$140,600
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$928
National
$949
Area Feel
Rural
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    28%
  • Own
    72%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
NG
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    282.7
  • Murder
    6.1
  • Rape
    40.7
  • Robbery
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    500.1
  • Theft
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    284
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Residents

Diversity
C+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    6%
  • 10-17 years
    11%
  • 18-24 years
    8%
  • 25-34 years
    8%
  • 35-44 years
    14%
  • 45-54 years
    13%
  • 55-64 years
    15%
  • 65+ years
    23%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    9%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    15%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    29%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    37%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    10%
    13%

Working in Milford

Jobs
B
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$55,383
National
$55,322
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Milford Reviews

1 review
Milford is a small wonderful town, It is small enough where most community member's know each other. As a junior member of the local fire department i feel very welcomed in the community. I have not felt more safe than residing in Milford.
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