Milford Township, Michigan

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Milford Township
Charter township
Charter Township of Milford
Milford Civic Center
Milford Civic Center
Location of Milford Charter Township within Oakland County, Michigan.
Location of Milford Charter Township within Oakland County, Michigan.
Milford Township is located in Michigan
Milford Township
Milford Township
Location within the state of Michigan
Coordinates: 42°34′36″N 83°36′11″W / 42.57667°N 83.60306°W / 42.57667; -83.60306Coordinates: 42°34′36″N 83°36′11″W / 42.57667°N 83.60306°W / 42.57667; -83.60306
Country United States
State Michigan
County Oakland
 • Total 35.2 sq mi (91.1 km2)
 • Land 33.3 sq mi (86.2 km2)
 • Water 1.9 sq mi (4.9 km2)
Elevation 984 ft (300 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 15,736
 • Density 450/sq mi (170/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP codes 48380-48381
Area code(s) 248
FIPS code 26-53980[1]
GNIS feature ID 1626741[2]

Milford Township is a charter township of Oakland County in the U.S. state of Michigan. The population was 15,736 at the 2010 census.[3] The village of Milford is located within the township.


According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 35.2 square miles (91 km2), of which 33.3 square miles (86 km2) is land and 1.9 square miles (4.9 km2), or 5.37%, is water.


As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 15,271 people, 5,470 households, and 4,261 families residing in the township. The population density was 458.6 per square mile (177.1/km²). There were 5,650 housing units at an average density of 169.7 per square mile (65.5/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 97.47% White, 0.43% African American, 0.28% Native American, 0.46% Asian, 0.29% from other races, and 1.09% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.19% of the population.

Fire Station No. 1

There were 5,470 households out of which 40.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 65.1% were married couples living together, 9.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 22.1% were non-families. 18.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 5.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.76 and the average family size was 3.15.

In the township the population was spread out with 28.5% under the age of 18, 6.2% from 18 to 24, 30.7% from 25 to 44, 25.4% from 45 to 64, and 9.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females there were 96.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 90.9 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $67,672, and the median income for a family was $78,463. Males had a median income of $60,075 versus $32,619 for females. The per capita income for the township was $29,913. About 3.8% of families and 5.3% of the population were below the poverty line, including 7.3% of those under age 18 and 2.0% of those age 65 or over.


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