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Milford, Illinois - Basic Facts

The Village of Milford had a population of 1,284 as of July 1, 2016. Milford ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Illinois. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Milford is located at latitude 40.6276 and longitude -87.6963 in Iroquois County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Milford (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.64 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Iroquois County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 669 feet.

The Village of Milford (GNIS ID: 2399343) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Village of Milford is located within Township of Milford, a minor civil division (MCD) of Iroquois County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Milford population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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Milford, IL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 1,284
Population in Households 1,284
Population in Familes 989
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,993
Diversity Index2 14


Total Households 573
Average Household Size 2.24
Family Households 353
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 656 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 423 (64.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 151 (23.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 83 (12.7%)
Median Home Value $79,028
Average Home Value $86,584


Median Household Income $46,368
Average Household Income $61,023
Per Capita Income $26,737
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.27% -0.36%
Households -0.22% -0.28%
Families 0.55% -0.4%
Median Household Income   2.2%
Per Capita Income   1.77%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Milford, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Milford to the other 1,368 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Illinois by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 639 53rd
Population Density1 # 280 80th
Diversity Index2 # 614 55th
Median Household Income # 917 33rd
Per Capita Income # 586 57th

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