Living in Milford, MA

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Zip Code: 01757milford-ma-heating-oil-service-map
County: Worcester County
Population: 27,999
Settled In: 1662

Adjacent Towns

  • Hopkinton (North)
  • Holliston (Northeast)
  • Medway (East)
  • Bellingham (South)
  • Hopedale (Southwest)
  • Upton (West)

Housing Statistics

Population in Milford, MA: 27,999 (approx.)
Mean Home Price in Milford, MA: $301,265
Median Household Income in Milford, MA: $60,853

Schools | Ratings

Milford Public Schools operates seven public schools and the town also has one catholic school.

Public schools

Pre-K: Shining Star Early Childhood Center
K–2: Brookside Elementary School
K–2: Memorial Elementary School
3–4: Woodland Elementary School
5–7: Stacy Middle School (SMS)
8: Middle School East (MSE)
9–12: Milford High School (MHS)

Catholic schools

K–6: Milford Catholic Elementary School (MCES)

Vocational schools

9–12: Blackstone Valley Regional Vocational Technical High School (eligible town) (located in Upton)

Nearby Colleges & Universities

Babson College – Wellesley
Bryant University – Smithfield
Clark University – Worcester
College of the Holy Cross – Worcester
Framingham State College – Framingham
Wellesley College – Welleseley

Hospitals/Medical Centers Near Milford, MA

Milford Regional Medical Center
UMass Memorial-Marlborough Hospital
MetroWest Medical Center
UMass Memorial Medical Center
Worcester State Hospital


Major Highways:

Interstate 90 (Massachusetts Turnpike)
Interstate 495 (North/south)
State Route 16
State Route 85
State Route 109
State Route 140

Population Statistics

As of the census of 2000, there were 26,799 people, 10,420 households, and 7,200 families residing in the town. The population density was 1,835.6 people per square mile (708.7/km²). There were 10,713 housing units at an average density of 733.8 per square mile (283.3/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 92.95% White, 1.35% Black or African American, 0.11% Native American, 1.76% Asian, 0.06% Pacific Islander, 1.99% fromother races, and 1.77% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 4.36% of the population.

There were 10,420 households out of which 33.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 54.0% were married couples living together, 11.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 30.9% were non-families. 25.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 9.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.54 and the average family size was 3.08.

In the town the population was spread out with 24.8% under the age of 18, 6.5% from 18 to 24, 33.2% from 25 to 44, 22.6% from 45 to 64, and 12.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females there were 94.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 90.6 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $50,856, and the median income for a family was $61,029. Males had a median income of $42,173 versus $30,989 for females. The per capita income for the town was $23,742. About 5.8% of families and 7.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including 8.9% of those under age 18 and 10.4% of those age 65 or over.


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