Milford city 76 Exceptional
Milford city Livability #49 ranked city in Connecticut#6,430 ranked city in the USARanks better than 78% of areas

Livability Awards

A+ Milford city Amenities Lots of amenities close to this location
F Milford city Cost of Living Cost of living is 7% higher than Connecticut
Milford city
13434% more expensive than the US average
12424% more expensive than the US average
United States
100National cost of living index
Milford city cost of living
A Milford city Crime Total crime is 20% higher than Connecticut
Total crime
1,92523% lower than the US average
Chance of being a victim
1 in 5223% lower than the US average
Year-over-year crime
-3%Year over year crime is down
Milford city crime
B- Milford city Employment Household income is 14% higher than Connecticut
Median household income
$81,97148% higher than the US average
Income per capita
$41,38439% higher than the US average
Unemployment rate
4%4% lower than the US average
Milford city employment
F Milford city Housing Home value is 13% higher than Connecticut
Median home value
$305,10065% higher than the US average
Median rent price
$1,46254% higher than the US average
Home ownership
76%19% higher than the US average
Milford city real estate or Milford city rentals
C+ Milford city Schools HS graduation rate is 6% higher than Connecticut
High school grad. rates
92%11% higher than the US average
School test scores
52%6% higher than the US average
Student teacher ratio
n/aequal to the US average
Milford city K-12 schools
A+ Milford city User Ratings There are a total of 4 ratings in Milford city
Overall user rating
87% 4 total ratings
User reviews rating
90% 2 total reviews
User surveys rating
82% 2 total surveys
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      Living in Milford city, CT

      Milford city is a moderately-sized city located in the state of Connecticut. The city has a population of 52,005 inhabitants. According to the most recent Census, 90% of Milford city residents are White, 5% Asian and 3% Black. If you are looking for a family friendly city, Milford city might be a good fit as 81% of the population over 15 years old are married, and 65% have kids who are 18 years old or younger.

      Whether you’re relocating to a new town to be closer to family, friends or for a new job, living in Milford city could be a positive experience compared to other cities in Connecticut if you know where to look. With useful information like amenities, cost of living, education, housing and other key data points, finding the best places to live in Milford city and in the areas around Milford city is a much easier task.

      Milford city, CT receives 71 out of 100 for its livability score; this results in a ranking of #64 in Connecticut and #9,457 in the USA. For each of the livability categories, we can establish that Milford city ranks very well for amenities (A+), crime (A-) and employment (B-). Milford city does not fare well for the following: cost of living (F) and housing (F). It might be wise to take a closer look at each category to find out why.

      Conveniently located amenities and interesting attractions are a great way to continuously enjoy Milford city on a regular basis. Knowing that there are an abundance of amenities and things to do can ensure that you always have access to nearby grocery stores, restaurants and coffee shops.

      Assuming that Milford city meets all of your requirements, the next most important item to examine is the affordability of real estate in Milford city. Everything else becomes a lot less important if it turns out that home prices in Milford city are simply unattainable. The median home price for Milford city homes is $305,100, which is 13.3% higher than the Connecticut average. If we take a closer look at the affordability of homes in Milford city, we’ll see that the home price to income ratio is 3.7, which is 2.6% lower than the Connecticut average.

      Milford city transportation information

      StatisticMilford cityConnecticutNational
      Average one way commute27min26min26min
      Workers who drive to work82.8%78.3%76.4%
      Workers who carpool5.8%8.1%9.3%
      Workers who take public transit4.6%4.9%5.1%
      Workers who bicycle0.1%0.3%0.6%
      Workers who walk1.0%2.9%2.8%
      Working from home5.2%4.6%4.6%

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      Monthly costs include: fuel, maintenance, tires, insurance, license fees, taxes, depreciation, and financing.
      Source: The Milford city, CT data and statistics displayed above are derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).